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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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PREMIER INN UPDATE: ‘We’ll fight on’ say Skegness Save Our Foreshore group

Skegness Save Our Foreshore group will today reaffirm its opposition to a Premier Inn being built on a field used for events and car parking.

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Skegness beach and pier.

Final call to join in coastal clean-up

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says it hopes a last push for people to volunteer at its ‘Great British Beach Clean’ (September 16-19) around the Lincolnshire coastline will ensure some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK are not being taken for granted.

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Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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Dog dies after being bitten by snake at Chapel Six Marshes

A warning has been circulated on social media following reports of the death of a dog after it was bitten by an adder in Chapel Six Marshes.

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MP Matt Warman hosts meeting in the Commons.

Lincolnshire flood risk and water management plan unveiled in House of Commons today

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership launches its Water Management Plan at the House of Commons today with support from county MPs and DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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A new cycle path is being installed along  Gibraltar Road,  Skegness, which will see a significant upgrade to the existing footpath.. ANL-160509-112703001

£5.7m scheme ease traffic pressure on A52 in Skegness starts

A £5.7million improvement scheme aimed at reducing pressure on roads in the Skegness and Ingoldmells area has started.

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Plea to Ingoldmells visitors: Clean up your mess!

A plea has been made for visitors to clean up their mess after the latest round of complaints about rubbish on the beach in Ingoldmells.

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Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research.

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Colin Ross with baby Alishia in his garden in front of the development. ANL-160108-110055001

Couple in Skegness fear development will be intrusive

A Skegness couple who have been forced to cope with the noise and upheaval of living in front of a new housing development had hoped their ‘nightmare’ was coming to an end until they drew the curtains one morning to see builders working level with the top of their garden fence.

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Would you pay full cost of green waste service in East Lindsey?

There are just over three weeks left for residents to have their say on whether subcribers should pay the full cost of the Green Waste Service operated by East Lindsey District Council or it should remain subsidised.

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A common  smooth-hound shark caused a sensation on social media  when it was photographed at Skegness. ANL-160208-141938001

Shark shock in Skegness - but it’s harmless say Natureland

A shark that had holidaymakers refusing to go in the water at Skegness after a beachgoer photographed it on the shore was ‘harmless’.

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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Koi herpesvirus disease was confirmed in carp at Bain Valley Fisheries.

Bain Valley Fisheries to reopen following outbreak of deadly carp disease

An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed at Bain Valley Fisheries in Tattersall Thorpe - but most of the lakes will be back open tomorrow following a visit from an inspector on Tuesday.

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Charlie Head paddleboarding from Hunstanton to Skegness across the Wash. ANL-161207-151120009

Hunstanton to Skegness paddleboard quest

A stand-up paddleboard adventurer set out on the next stretch of his latest challenge from Hunstanton Sailing Club on Tuesday morning.

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The Silver Y moth, like the one which landed on Cristiano Ronaldos face 1

Swarms of “Ronaldo” moths could be set to invade UK

After starring in the drab European Championship final in France and landing on superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s face, swarms of moths could be set to invade the UK in the next 24 hours.

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Fire & Rescue News.

Horse rescued from ditch in Mumby

Firefighters and an animal rescue team have worked together in rescuing a horse stuck in a ditch in Mumby today (Sunday).

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There is a clampdown on fly-tipping across East Lindsey. ANL-160507-075359001

Clampdown in fly-tipping in East Lindsey

Council tax payers across East Lindsey are being urged to report fly-tipping, which is said to take thousands of hours a year to clean up.

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Green bin collection.

Green waste subscribers asked to use their ‘2016’ bin sticker

East Lindsey District Council are reminding green waste subscribers to ensure their ‘2016’ collection sticker is on their green bin.

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Disabled Paul Marshall (centre) with Coun Colin Davie and Kev Wilson, warden at Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve., ANL-160626-103840001

New kissing gate helps disabled access to Skegness nature reserve

Disabled residents in Skegness are welcoming a new kissing gate which allows them access to a local nature reserve.

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