‘Ammunition shell’ found at waste recycling centre

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Skegness Household Waste Recycling Centre has been temporarily closed after an ammunition shell was discovered.

A Lincolnshire County Council statement said Lincolnshire Police are at the scene and investigating following the finding of the 13mm shell.

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People are advised to avoid the site and more information to follow.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said there had been no evacuation, however, staff had been moved to a safe distance as a precaution and a small cordon had been set up.

The Explosive Ordinance Disposal team have been dispatched from RAF Cranwell and will arrive on site in about an hour-and-a-half.