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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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The Hildreds team with their award outside the Houses of Parliament.

Shopping centre in Skegness wins green apple award

The team at The Hildreds in Skegness is celebrating after scooping a Silver Green Apple Award in recognition of the centre’s green initiatives.

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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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A young visitor to the Hedgehog Day at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve.

Hedgehog Day attracts hundreds to Skegness reserve

Hundreds of people turned out at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, in Skegness, last week for a chance to meet some prickly individuals.

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The Jolly Fisherman joined volunteers for the Skegness Aquarium beach clean. ANL-171025-150144001

Force is with Skegness Aquarium beach clean

The force was with the Skegness Aquarium when volunteers gathered for an end of season beach clean.

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David Drury has been keeping the roadside verges in Burgh le Marsh neat and doing other odd jobs for the town throughout the summer. ANL-171016-175351001

’Dave is the man’ when job needs doing

A small town near Skegness couldn’t believe its luck when grass verges began to grow out of control following Lincolnshire County Council cuts.

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Skegness Town Council are considering employing more staff to cut the grass. ANL-171020-161249001

Council to employ grass cutters for Skegness

Three new posts are being considered for Skegness to address the growing problem of amenity grass cutting.

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The tigers prefer to sleep on their new heated shelves at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park. ANL-171017-172321001

‘It’s the last straw’: Lincolnshire tigers prefer underfloor heating!

Eleven rare tigers at a local wildlife park are turning their stripy backs on straw beds for underfloor heating.

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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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Kingfisher Caravan park in Ingoldmells. ANL-171013-151732001

Ingoldmells caravan park wins gold conservation award

A caravan park in Ingoldmells that is run by East Lindsey District Council has been awarded the prestigious David Bellamy Conservation Award with the highest ‘Gold’ accolade.

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In the past three years there have been three serious incidents relating to the bend on the A1028 between Ulceby and Gunby. ANL-170910-175433001

‘Don’t let anyone else die’: Campaign to straighten A1028 near Skegness

A woman who lives on a busy road in Ulceby is campaigning to get bends removed from a road as the accident toll continues to rise.

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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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Wally, a six-month-old toy poodle, is recovering after ingesting slug pellets on Skegness beach. ANL-170710-091140001

Warning as puppy is rushed to vets after eating slug pellets on Skegness beach

The owner of a Toy Poodle puppy is warning dog walkers on Skegness beach to be careful after her pet was rushed to the vets for ingesting slug pellets.

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Road works set to start in Ingoldmells

Improvements to the junction of Sea Lane and Roman Bank, in Ingoldmells, have begun.

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Residents have been complaining about noise from the roadworks in Spilsby. ANL-170926-111814001

‘Roadworks are driving us mad’: Fury of Spilsby residents

Roadworks in Spilsby are driving residents crazy - with complaints about sleepless nights and confusion as to why they can’t be done during the day.

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Barry Robinson clearing the paths outside his cafe Lite Bites in Roman Bank, Skegness. ANL-170929-174704001

200 sign petition opposing another cafe opening on Roman Bank in Skegness

A Skegness cafe owner, who claims another cafe in the area will cripple his business, has delivered a petition with more than 200 signatures to East Lindsey District Council.

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An artist's impression of the Premier Inn in Skegness. ANL-170926-150619001

It’s happening!: Premier Inn will be built in Skegness by June next year, say council

The doubters thought it would never happen but Skegness Town Council has revealed the resort will have a Premier Inn – with ‘a completion date in June’ next year.

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Volunteers who took part in the  Big Summer Beach Clean near Seaview Car Park in Skegness. ANL-170918-121140001

Join campaign to get Blue Flag for Winthorpe beach

A new campaign is being launched urging the local authority to fight for Blue Flag status for Winthorpe beach.

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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm have announced they have removed an Intermediate Electrical Compound (IEC)  from plans that would have taken up 18,000 square metres of countryside near Orby. ANL-170921-083436001

‘Beautiful’ countryside saved: Villagers in Orby welcome change of mind by Triton Knoll Wind Farm developers

Villagers in Orby are breathing a sigh of relief after ‘beautiful’ countryside has been saved following a change of design by the team behind the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

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