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Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Floods along the east coast in January 1953. ANL-180801-112056001

‘We live in constant danger’: Anniversary of 1953 floods which claimed 43 lives looms

“The sea was coming down the lane.

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The pile of dog waste bags in Scarborough Road, Louth.

‘Disgusting!’: Heaps of dog waste dumped in Louth

Residents have condemned the ‘disgusting’ dog owner who has dumped dozens of dog waste bags in a pile at the roadside in Louth.

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What to do with your real Christmas trees after the festive season

As the Christmas trimmings are put back in the loft for another year and all the festive cards are taken down, Lincolnshire residents may be pondering what to do with their real Christmas tree.

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Hubbards Hills.

Louth beauty spot falls victim to vandalism again

Vandals have struck once again at Hubbards Hills - just days after the Leader reported on two recent incidents which left a hefty repair bill of over £10,000.

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There are no flood alerts by the Environment Agency in place along the coast near Skegness. ANL-180301-114649001

Skegness to ‘escape threat from peak high tide’

Skegness is set to escape any threat of flooding in tonight’s peak Spring Tide - in spite of the storm that has been battering other parts of the country.

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A dumped mattress in Kenwick Road, Louth.

Fly-tippers dump large mattress in Kenwick Road

A former environmental health officer has expressed disbelief after shameless fly-tippers dumped a large mattress on the outskirts of Louth.

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Ho, ho, ho - a Christmas message from Jamie Elvidge,  Dive Officer at Skegness Aquarium. ANL-170812-164308001

Creature comforts at Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas,

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Can you recycle your Christmas wrapping paper?

Expert advice on Christmas waste

As Christmas Day approaches, it’s important to know how to deal with the heap of Christmas waste families will be left with come the New Year.

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Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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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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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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