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Louth Town Council has withdrawn its support for four new bungalows on a controversial site in the town, after being re-consulted following a complaint from a campaigner.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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