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‘Storm Aileen’ threatens Lincolnshire with 75mph winds

The Met Office has issued an amber ‘severe weather warning’ for Lincolnshire tonight and tomorrow morning (Tuesday/Wednesday).

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Volunteers out in force at Louth canal

Volunteers out in force at Louth canal

A community-spirited team of volunteers joined forces last Monday (July 31) for a ‘clean up day’ at Louth’s canal.

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Frampton Marsh. Picture by Chris Andrews.

COLUMN: Seal the deal with a nature cruise

Have you seen a seal? They really are one of our most engaging animals, with their big brown eyes and sometimes almost human mannerisms.

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Residents hac make savings on their energy bills by signing
up to the Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme. ANL-171108-081149001

Huge savings on energy bills for East Lindsey residents

Residents cross the district can make savings on their energy bills by signing

up to the Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Festival of free events celebrating Lincolnshire chalk streams

This month sees a week-long festival of free events for all ages in Lincoln and the Wolds.

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GALLERY: Plugging the fear of flooding in Louth and Horncastle

Owners of more than 350 homes in Horncastle and Louth will face a much reduced flood risk, thanks to two multi-million pound flood alleviation schemes which opened last Friday (July 28).

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‘Peace of mind’ for residents as Louth and Horncastle flood schemes open

Two Flood Alleviation Schemes in Louth and Horncastle, which collectively reduce flood risk to over 350 properties, have been formally opened today (July 28).

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Lincolnshire roadside verges project nets national award

A trial exploring whether grass cuttings from roadside verges can be used to create clean energy has been named research project of the year at the AD and Biogas Industry Awards.

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Councillor Darren Hobson, long-serving flood warden for Louth.

‘No invitation’ to flood alleviation scheme for Louth’s flood warden

Ministers and senior council figures will attend the official opening of Louth’s flood alleviation scheme next Friday... but there was no invitation for the town’s long-serving flood warden, Darren Hobson.

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Environment Agency officer.

Threatened native species finds safety in Lincolnshire

Efforts to protect the UK’s only native species of crayfish have seen almost 600 specimens moved to protected new homes in Lincolnshire.

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Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough warns of ‘critical summer’ for Lincolnshire butterflies

Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough is warning that butterflies in Lincolnshire face a critical summer following a string of poor years that has seen the numbers of many common species crash.

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Anglian Water is urging residents to use water wisely - although there is no danger of a hose ban at this time.

No hosepipe ban - but please use water wisely say Anglian Water

As June temperatures reach a record high, residents watching their gardens bake in the scorching sun need not worry about a hosepipe ban – for now – but they are being urged to use water wisely.

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

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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