Council leading on web provision for residents and businesses

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 22 Jun 2018

North Lincolnshire Council has been named as one of just 39 UK councils to achieve the four star standard in the 2018 SOCITM Better Connected survey. 

It is one of just eight UK councils to have also met their four star standard in the last two years. 

All 414 UK council websites were assessed for ease of completing several popular tasks, the website’s tools for finding information and ease of use of the website by people with visual impairments.

Cllr John Davison, cabinet member for business transformation, said: “Our website is available all day every and it is becoming the preferred way for a growing number of people to conveniently access our information and services, with more than two million visits to our website each year.

“You can do so much online now – it is not only quicker, but much more convenient and saves money.

“We are delighted to be recognised as amongst the UK’s best for a third successive year in this national survey.”

Accessible services include: 

  • Reporting of potholes, abandoned vehicles, dog fouling, flytipping, noise nuisances
  • Apply for a council job
  • Find out about investment opportunities in North Lincolnshire
  • View our land and property for sale and rent
  • Buy an annual pass for our award-winning attraction Nornmanby Hall Country Park
  • Pay for school meals and school clothing grants or apply for a school place
  • Pay Council Tax
  • Apply for housing benefit/council tax support/discretionary housing payments
  • Book fitness classes at our leisure centres
  • Apply for planning permission or building regs
  • Enquire about fostering and adoption
  • Sign up to the North Lincolnshire energy switch scheme and save money
  • Register with Call Connect and book your low-cost bus journey
  • Find out your bin collection dates or request a bulky item collection which is free for up to three items in any one visit in a 12-month period
  • Pay a parking fine
  • Register to vote – the next North Lincolnshire Council elections take place in May 2019
  • Request a care assessment

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