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Villagers near Skegness at tipping point over rubbish

Fly-tipping is driving a community in Croft to despair – so much so one resident has even put pen to paper to write an ode.

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Skegness Town Council is calling for an update on any effect the switching off of street lights by Lincolnshire County Council is having. ANL-170718-113532001

What has been effect of street lights switch-off in Skegness? Councillors want to know

Residents in Skegness should no longer be kept in the dark over whether or not street lights are to remain switched off after midnight, according to local councillors.

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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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Residents in Sloothby who are unhappy with the number of flies in their village. Photo: MSKP-090717-23 ANL-171007-115622001

Villagers near Skegness declare war on flies

Residents of a village near Skegness who say a plague of flies is making their lives a misery are petitioning for action from East Lindsey District Council (ELDC).

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Anglian Water are still at the scene of the Richmond School in Skegness tonight after heavy rainfall flooded the grounds. ANL-170628-175302001

UPDATE: Repairs start to damaged sewer that caused Skegness schoolground to flood

Repairs to a damaged surface water sewer which caused a Skegness school playground to flood have begun today.

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Tony Tye, chairman of the Skegness and district Chamber of Trade and Commerce, posted this picture on social media of the algae build-up in a Skegness boating lake. ANL-170627-113701001

‘It smells and looks disgusting’: Residents kick up stink over algae in Skegness boating lake

Images of a Skegness boating lake looking like a ‘pea soup’ that have been posted on social media are causing quite a stir in the resort.

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Coun Dave Fenton (left) with representatives from Linkage Community Trust and residents. EMN-170619-173623001

Task force starts clean-up in Burgh le Marsh for East Midlands in Bloom

Residents have begin cleaning up Burgh le Marsh ready for a visit from East Midlands in Bloom judges, following their success last year.

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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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Skegness flood warden Coun Malcolm Gabbitas pictured on Skegness sea front where groynes could be planned. as part of the sea defence strategy. Photo: MSKP-040617-11 ANL-170506-123429001

Talks help save lives in Skegness - and £millions

Millions of pounds could be saved every year if an alternative to beach replenishment along the Skegness coast is agreed.

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Adrian Brown fears wild habitat will be lost by a BMX track extension to Xsite Skate Park. ANL-170206-092614001

Fears plans for BMX track in Skegness will drive out wildlife

Residents living opposite woodland in Skegness fear a plan for a BMX track will destroy the natural habitat of wildlife.

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Selina Newton, at Gunby roundabout where the grass is so long it is difficult to see oncoming traffic. ANL-170206-092549001

‘Cut the grass’: Concerns of ‘accident waiting to happen’ at Gunby roundabout

Long grass obscuring the view at a roundabout used by thousands of visitors to Skegness roundabout is an “accident waiting to happen” - according to residents.

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Len Ogden with the ducks that moved in when a water leak from a derelict building created a pond. ANL-170606-112940001

Ducks move in - but residents not happy about leak behind Skegness homes

Ducks have taken up residence on a ‘pond’ caused by water leaking from a derelict building – and it’s driving residents whose homes back onto it quackers.

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Ryan Perkins, Bryan Perkins Winthorpe  and Tony Perkins, of  Winthorpe SPA, at a beach clean in Skegness. ANL-170522-101509001

Volunteers at Skegness beach clean pay tribute to murdered MP

A beach clean has been held in Skegness in memory of murdered Labour MP 
Jo Cox.

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Bibby's bar in Ingoldmells will be flying the Blue Flag for beach cleanliness today for the first time, joining other East Lindsey beaches that have retained the award. Pictured with the flag are owners,  Bradley and Elliott Bibby the owners, staff member Lisa   and Amy Bibby ANL-170523-064815001

Private beach owners in Ingoldmells celebrate after achieving Blue Flag for first time

Owners of a private beach in Ingoldmells are celebrating today after achieving Blue Flag status for the first time.

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Pictured at a beach clean held in Skegness are Rev David Middleton
Judi Gaskelle, Paul Kenny Labour candidate for Skegness and Boston, Phil Gaskell member CAFA Winthorpe, Ryan Perkins Winthorpe SPA, Ryan Perkins Winthorpe SPA, and Tony Perkins Winthorpe SPA, 
Front Paul Maskall Chairman Coastal Access for All ANL-170522-101447001

Labour candidate for Boston and Skegness attends beach clean in memory of Joe Cox

Labour’s candidate for Boston and Skegness in the General Election showed his support for a beach clean held in memory of murdered MP Joe Cox by taking part in the event.

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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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‘Our homes are shaking - help us’: Plea from homeowners on Skegness coast

Homes that are said to ‘shake’ along the Skegness coast are driving residents mad - but there is no sign of a solution in the short-term.

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The first Atlas moth to hatch at Natureland Seal Sanctuary. Pictured today (Wednesday) by Matt Yeaden, butterfly keeper.

A chance to see the largest species of moth in the world

Staff at a Skegness attraction were pleasantly surprised when they found one of their Atlas moths had emerged yesterday (Tuesday).

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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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