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Calls to recycle right this Christmas

Lincolnshire’s Waste Partnership is asking county residents to take extra care with recycling over the Christmas period to ensure it is not contaminated.

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Bin collections.

East Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collection schedule

East Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period.

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Less than one week left to object to ‘potential loss of footpath’ at Donna Nook

Campaigners have warned that residents just under one week left to raise objections to the Environment Agency’s plans for a ‘managed realignment’ at Donna Nook, which has raised concerns over the ‘potential loss’ of the existing public right of way along a footpath.

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Members of the public have voiced concern over the build up of vegetation in the River Lud.

Residents’ concerns over Louth Canal ‘flood risk’

The Environment Agency has sought to reassure worried residents who have raised fresh concerns over the risk of flooding at Louth Canal.

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Student is reaping rewards

An postgraduate agricultural student from Alford has received a national award for her studies from the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust.

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Campaigners’ joy over rejection of wind farm appeal

One of the key figures in the bid to oppose a seven-turbine wind farm near Louth Canal has praised the community after the plans were dismissed.

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Skegness is one of nine bathing spots in the county which continue to be among the very best in England, according to the Environment Agency. ANL-171114-132644001

It’s official - bathing waters along our coast among best in country

Bathing waters along the east coast of Lincolnshire continue to be among the very best in England, latest official statistics show.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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Louth Canal wind farm planning appeal is dismissed

Long-running plans for a wind farm between Fulstow and North Thoresby appear to be dead in the water after an appeal was dismissed by the Secretary of State 
last week.

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Volunteers invited to take part in practical chalk streams day in Brigsley

Do you enjoy the great outdoors and love wildlife? Volunteers are invited to take part in a work party this autumn to help preserve Lincolnshire’s rare chalk streams.

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Fly-tipped rubbish.

Councils join forces to tackle fly-tipping

East Lindsey District Council has joined forces with Boston Borough Council and South Holland District Council in the fight against fly-tipping.

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Tougher penalties have been put in place for dog owners who do not clean up after their pets. ANL-171110-152031001

Tougher penalties for dirty dog owners in East Lindsey

Dog owners who do not clear up after their pets in East Lindsey will face tougher penaties from next week.

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Weather warning

‘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
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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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