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Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

The chairman of Lincolnshire Waste Partnership (LWP) blamed a lack of publicity for the county’s fall in recycling rates.

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Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Residents in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to have their say on a draft consultation released today (Wednesday) which outlines future plans to improve how waste is dealt with in the county.

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Golden year for the goldfinch

Golden year for the goldfinch

Results from the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch reveal favourable conditions lead to a surge in goldfinch.

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Respect the water if you plan to visit the coast this Easter. Picture: Mablethorpe beach.

RNLI: Respect the water this Easter

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

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Research reveals littered drinks bottles could be killing small wildlife

A new report by Keep Britain Tidy has revealed that thoughtless ‘tossers’ could be killing up to 3.2 million shrews and voles.

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Look what’s new in Skegness for Easter

Visitors returning to the resort for the Easter break can’t fail to see a lot has been going on while they have been away.

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Deposits of the waxy substance was found on East Lincolnshire beaches.

Substance on East Lincolnshire beaches ‘was petroleum wax’

East Lindsey District Council has confirmed that the substance founds on beaches in Mablethorpe and Skegness in recent weeks has now been identified as petroleum wax.

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East Midlands going green, with 31,000 trees

The Woodland Trust’s last mass distribution of trees for the 2017/18 planting season is well underway.

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Call for Lincolnshire Volunteers to record sightings of Britain’s mammals

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers to take part in its annual Living with Mammals survey.

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The battery which may have started the latest fire at a Lincolnshire waste transfer station. EMN-180321-150310001

Urgent appeal after battery thought to be responsible for second fire at waste transfer station

Urgent appeal issued for batteries and electrical items not to be put into your black or grey bins after it was revealed that batteries in recycled waste were thought to be responsible for a second fire in recent weeks at a Lincolnshire waste transfer station.

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Deposits of the waxy substance was found on East Lincolnshire beaches.

Warning after toxic palm oil found on Anderby Creek beach

Dog walkers are being warned to take extra care of their pets after toxic palm oil was found washed up on Anderby Creek beach.

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Awards celebrate environmentally friendly businesses, communities and schools

The search is on to find Lincolnshire’s most environmentally friendly businesses, communities, farms and schools.

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Free events in Louth and Horncastle area this Easter

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running free events for all ages over the Easter holidays, supported by the National Lottery and Lincolnshire County Council.

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Study shows people are reluctant to change gas and electricity provider

New research shows that Brits are missing the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds by switching their gas and electricity provider.

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Litter pickers hope to clean up Louth - once and for all!

Litter pickers hope to clean up Louth - once and for all!

Update (Thursday) - The litter pick event on Sunday (March 4) is still due to go ahead if the snow has cleared enough. Visit the Litter Free Louth Facebook page for further updates.

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Rasen business leads plastic revolution

Plastic is a hot topic at the moment, with reports showing up to 12million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the sea each year.

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A community clean-up project in East Lindsey.

ELDC supports Keep Britain Tidy’s spring clean project

Keep Britain Tidy is launching the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign, to encourage people to get outdoors, get active and help clear up the rubbish.

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Kate captures sensational supermoon shot

All eyes were skyward last week to see the Blue Moon Super Moon - larger and brighter in the sky than a regular full moon - and one Rasen Mail reader captured this stunning shot.

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Help shape and preserve the special landscape of the Wolds

Last chance to have your say on future of Lincolnshire Wolds

There are only a few days remaining to comment on a draft plan regarding the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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