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MP welcomes £2.5m fund to repair potholes in Skegness area

A £2.5 million pothole fund that will benefit local road-users has been welcomed by Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman.

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VIDEO: Skegness safe for now as first Spring tide brings no flooding

It threatened the worst but the first Spring tide in Skegness peaked without flooding.

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VIDEO: Skegness on Red Flood Warning

Skegness is now on Red Flood Warning, according to the Environment Agency.

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VIDEO: Soldiers warn residents on Skegness coast of flood risk

Soldiers and police officers have begun knocking on doors to warn the public of possible flooding early tomorrow morning.

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The flood gates have been closed in Skegness. ANL-171101-180808001

‘No need to panic’: Skegness put on yellow flood warning

Skegness residents are being urged not to panic ahead of the weekend’s high spring tides, in spite of a yellow flood warning being put in place.

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Volunteers are being invited to  a Calorie Buster event and Skegness Coastal Eco Centre. ANL-170501-151919001

Burn off calories volunteering in Skegness

An opportunity to experience volunteering in the great outdoors and burn a few Christmas calories is being offered in Skegness.

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Skegness Eco Centre is accepting unwanted Christmas trees to be used in recycling projects. ANL-170401-163351001

Recycle your Christmas trees in Skegness

The Eco Centre in Skegness is offering a free ‘treecycling’ Christmas tree recycling scheme again this year for real or artificial trees. 
Take them to the centre from 10am until noon any day until Friday, January 6. Collection can be arrange for a small charge.

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Time to subscribe or renew East Lindsey green waste collections

East Lindsey residents can now renew or subscribe online for their green waste collections, which will start in April 2017.

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Dolly the seal being released back into the wild, after being resuced by Natureland Seal Sanctuary in July this year. EMN-161223-095451001

Seal pups are ‘diving’ home for Christmas

A seal sanctuary in Skegness has been releasing pups back into the wild, just in time for Christmas.

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Hildreds centre manager Steve Andrews and Zoe Feeney, of The Cottage Loaf Caf�. Picture: Tim George

Acclaim for Skegness centre’s roof-top veg patch

Skegness’ Hildreds Shopping Centre has won a cut of £1,500 in gardening vouchers after turning a flat roof area into a vegetable patch.

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Greener route to Gibraltar Point nature reserve near Skegness is ‘GO’

A new-and-improved footway/cycleway is being created alongside Gibraltar Road as part of the £5.7m Go Skegness project.

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Traveller site plans for Burgh-le-Marsh have been rejected. ANL-161124-081336001

Burgh le Marsh traveller site plans rejected

Plans for a gypsy and traveller transit site next to the Burgh le Marsh bypass have been rejected by East Lindsey District Council (ELDC)’s planning committee.

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Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Britain’s beaches are getting cleaner, following the introduction of the 5p plastic bag tax.

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Anderby Creek. ANL-160911-103227001

Environment Agency in talks at Anderby Creek to reduce flood risk

A meeting took place at Anderby Creek yesterday for the Environment Agency to gather views from the area’s councillors on how to manage the coastal flood risk.

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Alistair Flatman of ID Planning has applied to build 100 luxury lodges in Addlethorpe. ANL-160411-155156001

Luxury lodges plan for Addlethorpe to boost tourism

A new holiday complex including 100 lodges and a swimming pool is being proposed for Addlethorpe to support the growth of tourism and get visitors walking and cycling.

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Wind farm survey work to start at Anderby

Survey work for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm is to start at Anderby.

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The large amount of asbestos fly tipped near Marshchapel.

Four tonnes of asbestos fly-tipped near Marshchapel

Two fly tips of asbestos waste have been found in East Lindsey within days of one another - and residents are being asked to help identify the culprits.

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Wildlife broadcaster Simon King (left) with Coun Colin Davie, Lincolnshire County Counciols executive member for economic development and David Robinson, president, Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. ANL-160710-160559001

Wildlife broadcaster Simon King officially opens Gibraltar Point visitor centre

Wildlife broadcaster Simon King has paid tribute to the founder of Gibraltar Point nature reserve at the official opening of its new visitor centre.

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MP to answer concerns on litter in Skegness

MP Matt Warman will face Skegness Town Council this week to answer concerns about litter and government funding.

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Reeds growing in the River Steeping. ANL-160920-105244001

Plea to EA over silt in River Steeping near Wainfleet

Badgers may have hit the headlines regarding the risk of flooding in Wainfleet, but underlying fears are growing about the impact on hundreds of homes and farmland should the banks of the River Steeping ever burst.

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