The Conservatives take control of North East Lincolnshire Council for the first time ever. It had previously been under no overall control.
The new composition is as follows (with changes shown in brackets):
- Conservative: 23 (+10)
- Labour: 14 (-4)
- Liberal Democrats: 4 (-1)
- Ukip: 1 (+1)
- Independent: 0 (-1)
Ice hockey players and ice skaters in Grimsby, who have been campaigning for their local rink to reopen, are celebrating after councillors today agreed to spend more than £200,000 to install a temporary rink in the town. And they announced plans to look for a private investor to build a new centre. Fiona Dwyer reports.