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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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Beacon Medical Practice in Skegness. ANL-170915-194416001

Surgeries in Skegness won’t cope - fear

A request for a payment of £81,500 by the NHS to alleviate the potential pressure on local surgeries by an Ingoldmells developer has been thrown out by East Lindsey District Council.

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The developer of a new holiday centre in Ingoldmells says he is spending enough to reduce traffic congestion. ANL-171209-123330001

Ingoldmells developer replies on roads cash: ‘We done more than our fair share’

The developer of a luxury holiday centre including 1,000 more caravans in Ingoldmells says his investment of £1.5m in infrastructure improvements ‘will improve traffic flow along the A52’ - and a request for an additional £300,000 in cash by Lincolnshire County Council highways just days before the planning meeting ‘smacks of extortion’.

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A plan for 1,000 more caravans in Ingoldmells has been given the go-ahead without the developer Hardy's Animal Farm having to pay �300,000 to Lincolnshire County Council for infastructure improvements. ANL-171209-091025001

Keep our roads near Skegness clear - call

An official complaint is being lodged with East Lindsey District Council after plans for 1,000 more caravans along the coast were allowed to go ahead without the developer paying over the original £1.5m agreed for infrastructure changes.

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Skegness Town Council wants photographs that illustrate what the resort means to them. ANL-171109-151709001

Get snapping to show what Skegness means to you

A campaign is being launched to get a clearer picture of what Skegness means to you.

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‘Storm Aileen’ threatens Lincolnshire with 75mph winds

The Met Office has issued an amber ‘severe weather warning’ for Lincolnshire tonight and tomorrow morning (Tuesday/Wednesday).

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Resident Ian Mann is so upset about the mess left by dog owners in Ingoldmells he's recorded a video about it. ANL-170823-155904001

£100 fine plan ‘not stopping the dirty dogs’ near Skegness

A plan impose a £100 fine on dirty dog owners who allow their pets to mess on promenades near Skegness is not enough, according to a resident.

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The Jolly Fisherman joined volunteers cleaning up the streets of Skegness for the Bank Holiday. ANL-170824-155147001

Smokin’! Volunteers clear Skegness streets of cigarette ends

Volunteers have been out cleaning up the streets of Skegness to prepare the resort for the Bank Holiday.

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The false black widow spider which attacked Skegness man Shaun Middlebrook in his kitchen

Man in hospital after ‘scary’ spider attack

A Skegness dad-of-two ended up in hospital yesterday after a venomous spider attacked him in his own home.

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10,000 properties in Skegness are at risk of flooding. The Environment Agency is urging residents to sign up to a free flood warning servive. ANL-170816-124936001

999 Day warning: 10,000 properties in Skegness at risk of flooding

Residents in more than 10,000 properties at risk of flooding in Skegness are being urged to sign up for a free flood warning service.

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Frampton Marsh. Picture by Chris Andrews.

COLUMN: Seal the deal with a nature cruise

Have you seen a seal? They really are one of our most engaging animals, with their big brown eyes and sometimes almost human mannerisms.

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Residents hac make savings on their energy bills by signing
up to the Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme. ANL-171108-081149001

Huge savings on energy bills for East Lindsey residents

Residents cross the district can make savings on their energy bills by signing

up to the Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Young people who took part in a National Citizen Service at the closing ceremony at Linolnshire Regional College. ANL-170723-090839001

Project sees young in Skegness bloom

A month-long project by a group of young people in Skegness has blossomed with the opening of a sensory gardem.

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Lincolnshire roadside verges project nets national award

A trial exploring whether grass cuttings from roadside verges can be used to create clean energy has been named research project of the year at the AD and Biogas Industry Awards.

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Margaret Reeve of Croft, pictured at Low Lane, Croft, where rubbish is regularly dumped. Photo: MSKP-150717-13 ANL-170717-134327001

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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