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Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Floods along the east coast in January 1953. ANL-180801-112056001

‘We live in constant danger’: Anniversary of 1953 floods which claimed 43 lives looms

“The sea was coming down the lane.

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Rubbish overflowing from an industrial bin serving six flats in Cranwell Close. Now tenants have been told they will get individual bins. ANL-181201-123233001

Joy as tenants in Skegness struggling with rubbish are promised more bins

A community in Skegness are celebrating after struggling for months with just one industrial bin.

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What to do with your real Christmas trees after the festive season

As the Christmas trimmings are put back in the loft for another year and all the festive cards are taken down, Lincolnshire residents may be pondering what to do with their real Christmas tree.

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There are no flood alerts by the Environment Agency in place along the coast near Skegness. ANL-180301-114649001

Skegness to ‘escape threat from peak high tide’

Skegness is set to escape any threat of flooding in tonight’s peak Spring Tide - in spite of the storm that has been battering other parts of the country.

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This picture of starfish washed up at Gibraltar Point was taken by MP Matt Warman. ANL-180301-112412001

Warning after dog dies eating ‘dead fish on beach’

The RNLI is warning walkers to be vigilant following the death of a dog in Norfolk after eating dead fish that had been washed up on the beach.

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Matt Warman's photo of starfish washed up along the beach at Gibraltar Point, Skegness.

Starfish wash up in their thousands in Skegness

The beach at Gibraltar Point was tinted orange after thousands of starfish washed up during strong winds.

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Expect traffic delays in Skegness as gas main is renewed

Work to keep the gas flowing to homes and businesses in Skegness for the rest of the century is starting – outside of the town’s busy tourist season.

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Ho, ho, ho - a Christmas message from Jamie Elvidge,  Dive Officer at Skegness Aquarium. ANL-170812-164308001

Creature comforts at Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas,

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Can you recycle your Christmas wrapping paper?

Expert advice on Christmas waste

As Christmas Day approaches, it’s important to know how to deal with the heap of Christmas waste families will be left with come the New Year.

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Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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Calls to recycle right this Christmas

Lincolnshire’s Waste Partnership is asking county residents to take extra care with recycling over the Christmas period to ensure it is not contaminated.

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East Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collection schedule

East Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period.

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7km of water main is to be replaced in Skegness  to reduce the risk of pipe bursts. ANL-171129-153420001

£3.5m roadworks scheme to reduce risk of burst water main in Skegness

A £3.5m scheme to replace and improve a large stretch of water main is set to begin in Skegness.

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Student is reaping rewards

An postgraduate agricultural student from Alford has received a national award for her studies from the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust.

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The Hildreds team with their award outside the Houses of Parliament.

Shopping centre in Skegness wins green apple award

The team at The Hildreds in Skegness is celebrating after scooping a Silver Green Apple Award in recognition of the centre’s green initiatives.

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Skegness is one of nine bathing spots in the county which continue to be among the very best in England, according to the Environment Agency. ANL-171114-132644001

It’s official - bathing waters along our coast among best in country

Bathing waters along the east coast of Lincolnshire continue to be among the very best in England, latest official statistics show.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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A young visitor to the Hedgehog Day at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve.

Hedgehog Day attracts hundreds to Skegness reserve

Hundreds of people turned out at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, in Skegness, last week for a chance to meet some prickly individuals.

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