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People in Grimsby could be fined for overflowing bins

Fines of up to £100 will be issued for anyone who overfills their bin with materials that could be recycled Credit: ITV News

Residents in Grimsby could be fined for letting their bins overflow as new collections start today.

North East Lincolnshire Council is changing from emptying bins once a week to once a fortnight to save money.

From today people will be given advice about the new arrangements but the local authority says fines will kick in later for repeat offenders.

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Two people arrested after Grimsby drug raid

A man and woman have been arrested following a police drugs raid in Grimsby.

Drugs seized from address in Grimsby Credit: Humberside Police

Officers attended a house on Castle Street in the town where they found a large quantity of drugs, believed to be heroin.

A 33-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of possession with the intent to supply class A drugs.

Woman arrested over Grimsby fatal flat fire

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a fatal fire in Grimsby.

Scene of fatal flat fire in Grimsby Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Emergency services were called to Purbeck Street in the early hours of yesterday morning where they found a man's body in the first floor flat. Tests are being carried out to establish the identity of the victim.

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Police search for witnesses following cyclist fatality

Police are appealing for information after a 78-year-old man was found in the road with a serious head injury at just before 4 pm on the 28 August.

The man was taken to hospital but died the following day as a result of his injuries Credit: Press Association

He was found by a passing motorist outside Riby Grove Farm at Riby, near Grimsby.

The man was taken to hospital but died the following day as a result of his injuries. It appears the man has fallen from his bike (which was also at the scene) but officers have not ruled out the possibility that another vehicle could have been involved.

Police would like to speak to anyone with information relevant to the incident. In particular, it is believed that a silver Range Rover may have passed the scene, and officers are keen to trace the occupants who could be important witnesses.

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