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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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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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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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