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Litter picks grow pride in Spilsby

Residents of Spilsby are taking more pride in the town since a litter pick last year, according to organisers.

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Expert questions Denmark to Lincolnshire power cable Viking Link viablity

A renewable energy expert has questioned the cost and feasibility of moving ahead with the Lincolnshire to Denmark power cable project known as the Viking Link.

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Plans for Skegness area go to council

The following planning applications are being considered by East Lindsey District Council.

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New caravan park plan in Skegness wins approval

New caravan park plan in Skegness wins approval

Plans have been approved for the creation of a 29 static caravan park in Skegness.

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Spring REALLY IS in the air at Skegness Eco Centre

It may seem like Spring has only just arrived, but the signs have been awakening at Skegness Eco Centre for some time.

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The 800th seal is to be released by Natureland in Skegness. ANL-181204-074236001

800th seal to be released by Natureland in Skegness

Skegness Natureland is proudly releasing its 800th seal today watched by three generations of the family who have run the sanctuary.

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Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

The chairman of Lincolnshire Waste Partnership (LWP) blamed a lack of publicity for the county’s fall in recycling rates.

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Potholes in Kennedy Avenue, that started a protest by Mayor of Skegness, Coun Danny Brookes. ANL-181004-092928001

‘Dangerous’ potholes in Skegness filled after social media outcry

The Mayor of Skegness is asking why it took a protest on social media flagging up a ‘dangerous’ potholed road before it was repaired.

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Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Residents in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to have their say on a draft consultation released today (Wednesday) which outlines future plans to improve how waste is dealt with in the county.

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Golden year for the goldfinch

Golden year for the goldfinch

Results from the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch reveal favourable conditions lead to a surge in goldfinch.

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Respect the water if you plan to visit the coast this Easter. Picture: Mablethorpe beach.

RNLI: Respect the water this Easter

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

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Research reveals littered drinks bottles could be killing small wildlife

A new report by Keep Britain Tidy has revealed that thoughtless ‘tossers’ could be killing up to 3.2 million shrews and voles.

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The  Darwood family from Grimsby on the new Skegness Eye. ANL-180326-132538001

Look what’s new in Skegness for Easter

Visitors returning to the resort for the Easter break can’t fail to see a lot has been going on while they have been away.

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Deposits of the waxy substance was found on East Lincolnshire beaches.

Substance on East Lincolnshire beaches ‘was petroleum wax’

East Lindsey District Council has confirmed that the substance founds on beaches in Mablethorpe and Skegness in recent weeks has now been identified as petroleum wax.

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Volunteers who cleaned the beach in Skegness. ANL-180326-145555001

Volunteers clear rubbish off Skegness area beaches

Bags of rubbish have been cleared from beaches in preparation for the influx of visitors over Easter.

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Coun Phil Gaskell planting primroses in potholes down Scarbrogh Avenue, Skegness. Photo: Tony Jackson. ANL-180326-181336001

Councillor solves pothole problem in Skegness - with flower power

A Skegness councillor has found a novel way of filling potholes.

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East Midlands going green, with 31,000 trees

The Woodland Trust’s last mass distribution of trees for the 2017/18 planting season is well underway.

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Call for Lincolnshire Volunteers to record sightings of Britain’s mammals

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers to take part in its annual Living with Mammals survey.

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The battery which may have started the latest fire at a Lincolnshire waste transfer station. EMN-180321-150310001

Urgent appeal after battery thought to be responsible for second fire at waste transfer station

Urgent appeal issued for batteries and electrical items not to be put into your black or grey bins after it was revealed that batteries in recycled waste were thought to be responsible for a second fire in recent weeks at a Lincolnshire waste transfer station.

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