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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Dredging is to begin along the coast near Skegness to help  reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses. ANL-170420-141756001

£6.8m scheme to keep coast near Skegness safe

A major £6.8million scheme to replenish the coastine near Skegness starts today, reducing flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses.

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Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project

Get stuck in with free family events celebrating Lincolnshire chalk streams

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running free events in Horncastle, Belchford and North Thoresby for all ages over the Easter holidays, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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The Joseph Morton.

Louth pub back open after ‘vermin’ problems

A popular pub-restaurant in Louth has re-opened its doors this morning (Wednesday) following problems with ‘vermin’ earlier this week.

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The temporary closure sign on the pub doors, earlier this week.

Joseph Morton Wetherspoons closed due to ‘vermin’ problems

The Joseph Morton Wetherspoon pub in Louth has temporarily closed due to ‘vermin’ issues, following reports of a rat being spotted by customers yesterday evening (Sunday).

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Louth Civic Trust volunteers.

Litter pickers do their bit to keep Louth tidy

Members of the Louth Civic Trust have ‘done their bit’ by helping to clean up the town as part of this year’s Great British Spring Clean.

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VIDEO: Anglian Water warn homes face at least another 24 hours without water in Lincolnshire Wolds

Anglian water was today, Wednesday March 8, still battling to restore mains water supply to around 200 people in Lincolnshire Wolds villages.

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River Bain.

Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project launches poetry competition

Are you inspired by the natural world? Then why not enter the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams poetry competition?

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UPDATE: Louth and Horncastle rural areas ‘still without water’

Anglian Water has today (Tuesday) apologised to residents in the rural area surrounding Louth - and particularly Horncastle - which still have no running water or very low pressure following a water mains burst under the River Bain two days ago.

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Anglian Water apologises to Lincolnshire customers left without water

An Anglian Water spokesman has apologised after a burst water pipe, under the River Bain at Asterby, left residents in the Horncastle and Louth area without running water.

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CLA: ‘Stronger action needed to combat scourge of fly-tipping’

CLA East is calling for stronger enforcement of legal action to help prevent fly-tipping, which they say is ‘blighting’ the countryside.

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Victoria Atkins MP speaking at the coastal flood forum.

Victoria Atkins MP hosts coastal flood forum

Victoria Atkins MP held her second Flood Forum on Friday (February 27), at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands, to address issues around coastal flood mitigation.

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Mark Tinsley, a Board Member of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of the Greater Lincolnshire Water Management Board.

Major water supply plan to launch in Louth

A plan which sets out how to ensure a sustainable water supply in Lincolnshire - while protecting homes, farms and businesses from flooding - is due to be launched in Louth.

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Monks' Dyke Tennyson College in Louth.

Trust plans for future of Monks’ Dyke school

The King Edward VI Education Trust has presented formal plans to restore Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College to its ‘former glory days’ to 
the education authorities.

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Daniel Allen, Ben Payne and Lewys Whitfield with their homemade turbine, alongside Michelle James and Laura Peach.

Turbines in a spin at Cordeaux ‘STEM’ day

Young students in Louth have put their engineering minds to the test as part of an exciting ‘STEM’ event day at Cordeaux.

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Claxby RadarStation in winter, near the Wold's highest point. EMN-170126-160251001

Taking the high road to the top of the Wolds

In this new monthly column, Wolds writer Peter Thompson will be taking a look at the countryside and its people through his country diary.

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Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust receives £50,000 contribution amidst pollution allegations

Integrated Waste Management (IWM) has agreed to pay £50,000 to the Horncastle-based ‘Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’ following allegations of pollution in Winteringham.

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Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

The RSPB is asking people in our county to watch and count their garden birds this weekend for this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch.

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Grass cutting (stock).

Louth Town Council launches petition to save amenity grass cutting

Louth Town Council has launched a petition calling on Lincolnshire County Council to retain its amenity grass cutting budget at the current level, and continue providing the service for the town.

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