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.

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.

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).

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.

Skegness beach and pier.

Final call to join in coastal clean-up

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says it hopes a last push for people to volunteer at its ‘Great British Beach Clean’ (September 16-19) around the Lincolnshire coastline will ensure some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK are not being taken for granted.

Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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MP Matt Warman hosts meeting in the Commons.

Lincolnshire flood risk and water management plan unveiled in House of Commons today

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership launches its Water Management Plan at the House of Commons today with support from county MPs and DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Green waste.

Council debates green waste collection costs

Louth Town Council has warned ELDC that attempts to raise the charges for green waste collection could lead to an increase in fly-tipping.

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research.

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Roll-out of Lincolnshire street lighting changes continues this autumn

Work to introduce a more cost-effective approach to street lighting in the county will continue in the areas around Grantham, Sleaford, Caistor, Market Rasen and Louth during September.

Local campaigner Prisca Furlong. (Inset: Roman brick found at the site, and the 'glacial erratic' stone found alongside it).

New report does ‘not rule out’ ancient cathedral at Louth site

The controversial Julian Bower site in Louth ‘cannot be ruled out’ as the possible home of the Anglo-Saxon Sidnacester Cathedral, according to a new report.

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Residents asked for their views on future of the Lincolnshire Wolds

Local residents are being asked to submit their views on the future of the Lincolnshire Wolds.


Would you pay full cost of green waste service in East Lindsey?

There are just over three weeks left for residents to have their say on whether subcribers should pay the full cost of the Green Waste Service operated by East Lindsey District Council or it should remain subsidised.

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Chalk streams project fun

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running a week-long festival of free events this August for all ages.

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Koi herpesvirus disease was confirmed in carp at Bain Valley Fisheries.

Bain Valley Fisheries to reopen following outbreak of deadly carp disease

An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed at Bain Valley Fisheries in Tattersall Thorpe - but most of the lakes will be back open tomorrow following a visit from an inspector on Tuesday.

The Silver Y moth, like the one which landed on Cristiano Ronaldos face 1

Swarms of “Ronaldo” moths could be set to invade UK

After starring in the drab European Championship final in France and landing on superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s face, swarms of moths could be set to invade the UK in the next 24 hours.

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Fire & Rescue News.

Horse rescued from ditch in Mumby

Firefighters and an animal rescue team have worked together in rescuing a horse stuck in a ditch in Mumby today (Sunday).

There is a clampdown on fly-tipping across East Lindsey. ANL-160507-075359001

Clampdown in fly-tipping in East Lindsey

Council tax payers across East Lindsey are being urged to report fly-tipping, which is said to take thousands of hours a year to clean up.

Green bin collection.

Green waste subscribers asked to use their ‘2016’ bin sticker

East Lindsey District Council are reminding green waste subscribers to ensure their ‘2016’ collection sticker is on their green bin.

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