Great Coates Scarecrow Weekend 27/28 June 2020

The 2nd Great Coates Scarecrow Competition was a huge success with 64 scarecrows resident in the village together with over 2,000 visitors and residents walking throughout the village. Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Great Coates Scarecrow Competition: 1st – Chris & Fiona Dunn, 9 Woad Lane with “Key Worker Thank you & A […]

Next Council Meeting – Thursday 23rd July 2020

The next Council meeting will be held on Thursday 23rd July 2020 commencing at 7 pm. It is hoped this meeting will take place in the Village Hall subject to social distancing guidance. Please check this web page for further updates.

Phone ‘n’ Ride Returns

PHONE ‘N’ RIDE RETURNS TO A FULL SERVICE As lockdown restrictions are eased by Government, the Phone ‘n’ Ride service will now accept leisure and social trips. The service initially resumed on Monday 1 June to support residents with essential travel to and from work, attending medical appointments and shopping trips, but remained closed for […]

Bus Pass Renewal or Replacement Update

COVID-19: Bus pass renewal or replacement update Bus pass renewals and lost, stolen or damaged pass replacement will be re-starting from Monday 13 July via the council’s contact centre. Those renewing or replacing passes are encouraged to contact the council on (01472) 313131. Residents will need to provide their bus pass number during the application […]

Apply For Your New Blue Badge Now

COVID-19: Apply for your new blue badge now Blue badge holders are being encouraged to apply for their new passes now. It can take several weeks to process a blue badge application depending on your circumstances so North East Lincolnshire Council is asking people to apply as soon as possible. In line with Government guidance […]

Scarecrow Map

Scarecrow Map

Snakes In Great Coates ?

On 21st June 2020 we received a report that a resident on Station Road has been bitten by what he believed was an Adder snake in his back garden. Without wanting to alarm anybody, as they are very, very rare especially around here, it may be wise to be vigilant just in case. The Lincolnshire […]

Concessionary Bus Pass Fares To be Reintroduced

Concessionary bus pass fares to be reintroduced   From Monday 15 June, the fee for concessionary bus pass holders travelling before 9:30am, Monday to Friday, will be reintroduced.   The temporary relaxation of the fee was introduced at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, aimed at supporting the elderly and vulnerable residents in response to […]

2nd Annual Scarecrow Weekend 27/28 June 2020

The 2nd Annual Great Coates Scarecrow Weekend goes ahead on 27th and 28th June 2020. Cash prizes will be paid to the winners this year being judge by Ward Councillor Tom Furneaux. 1st – £50   2nd – £35   3rd – £25 To enter simply place your scarecrow in your garden by 10 am on Saturday […]


Could we please appeal, once again, for residents not to light fires, particularly with garden waste at this time. It is not an offence to have a fire but it is an offence under the Environmental Protection Act when smoke nuisance is caused. Please have consideration for your neighbours. Please click below to read the […]