Environment

Environment

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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Grass cutting.

Louth Town Council ‘will not take on amenity grass cutting’

Louth Town Councillors have voted against taking on amenity grass cutting this year - despite the county council threatening to stop funding the service after March 2017.

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Green waste.

Time to subscribe or renew East Lindsey green waste collections

East Lindsey residents can now renew or subscribe online for their green waste collections, which will start in April 2017.

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An artist's impression of the multi-user path.

ELDC progresses with plans for multi-user path between Tetney Lock, Louth and Bardney

East Lindsey District Council (ELDC) has taken a step forward towards the delivery of a new multi-user path (MUP) through East Lincolnshire, linking Tetney Lock via Louth, Wragby, Bardney, Horncastle and Woodhall Spa.

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GPs are urging parents in Horsham and Mid Sussex to protect their children against the flu

Poultry farmers asked to help to keep Lincolnshire free from avian flu

Local farmers are being urged to follow Government advice on keeping their poultry safe from avian flu.

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East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West Lindsey District Councils are to join forces in a bold new bid to promote the Lincolnshire Wolds as a major tourist destination.

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Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Britain’s beaches are getting cleaner, following the introduction of the 5p plastic bag tax.

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Flood alleviation scheme.

Louth and Horncastle flood schemes ‘near completion’

Two multi-million pound flood allevation schemes in Louth and Horncastle are due to be completed ‘in the New Year’, following a number of delays.

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Anderby Creek. ANL-160911-103227001

Environment Agency in talks at Anderby Creek to reduce flood risk

A meeting took place at Anderby Creek yesterday for the Environment Agency to gather views from the area’s councillors on how to manage the coastal flood risk.

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Town Council switches support on Julian Bower

Louth Town Council has withdrawn its support for four new bungalows on a controversial site in the town, after being re-consulted following a complaint from a campaigner.

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ELDC HQ - Tedder Hall, Manby ENGEMN00120140114105907

Cattle operation is given the green light

Plans to build a large livestock building on the former Manby Airfield, alongside a cattle rearing unit, have been passed - despite major concerns from residents, parish councils and animal welfare organisations.

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The large amount of asbestos fly tipped near Marshchapel.

Four tonnes of asbestos fly-tipped near Marshchapel

Two fly tips of asbestos waste have been found in East Lindsey within days of one another - and residents are being asked to help identify the culprits.

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Transition Town Louth.

‘For the love of our planet’: Transition Town Louth event at Youth Club

Local residents are invited to find out how they can reduce their impact on the planet at the Youth Centre in Park Avenue on Saturday, October 15 (10am-4pm).

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CLA East Regional Director, Ben Underwood.

Lincolnshire Wolds ‘must be safeguarded’ by post-Brexit policy, says CLA

The CLA (Country Land & Business Association) has claimed that the Lincolnshire Wolds ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ (AONB) could be at risk if the Government does not produce a world-leading policy for food, farming and the environment, post-Brexit.

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