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VIDEO: Family of playful stoats at nature reserve

Rare footage captured of four stoats play-fighting at RSPB Frampton Marsh has become a hit online.

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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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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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Peter awarded for dedication to town ‘oasis’

Peter awarded for dedication to town ‘oasis’

A Boston man has been honoured for more than a decade-and-a-half’s work to improve and maintain an area of open space in town.

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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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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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Anglian Water is urging residents to use water wisely - although there is no danger of a hose ban at this time.

No hosepipe ban - but please use water wisely say Anglian Water

As June temperatures reach a record high, residents watching their gardens bake in the scorching sun need not worry about a hosepipe ban – for now – but they are being urged to use water wisely.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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The new vehicle equipped with acoustic and visual detterent systems. EMN-170515-113113001

Taking steps to keep wildlife off RAF station runways

A fresh approach has been taken to keeping wildlife including birds, deer, and rabbits off the runway at RAF Coningsby.

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Some hay bales previously dumped at a Lincolnshire farm as part of a scam.

Boston farmer is latest victim of waste criminals

A Boston farmer has become the latest victim of unscrupulous waste criminals in Lincolnshire, the Environment Agency has reported.

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River Bain.

Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project launches poetry competition

Are you inspired by the natural world? Then why not enter the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams poetry competition?

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Contractors set to see cabling route for wind farm project

Site visits are to take place over the next few weeks for contractors hoping to win a major piece of work in the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project.

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Love is in the air for Swans this Valentines Day. EMN-170202-140836001

Love is in the air at nature reserve event

RSPB Frampton Marsh, near Boston, is hosting a special event over the Valentine’s period.

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Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust receives £50,000 contribution amidst pollution allegations

Integrated Waste Management (IWM) has agreed to pay £50,000 to the Horncastle-based ‘Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’ following allegations of pollution in Winteringham.

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Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

The RSPB is asking people in our county to watch and count their garden birds this weekend for this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch.

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A �2.5 million pothole fund will benefit local road-users. ANL-170116-142443001

MP welcomes £2.5m fund to repair potholes in Skegness area

A £2.5 million pothole fund that will benefit local road-users has been welcomed by Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman.

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Enjoy a Winter Wildlife Wander at RSPB Frampton Marsh. EMN-170501-104012001

Enjoy a post New Year stroll in 2017

RSPB Frampton Marsh is holding its first Winter Wildlife Wander of the year.

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Brent Cheshire, DONG Energys UK Country Chairman.

Wind farm’s £9.3 million East Coast Community Fund opens

Villages in South Holland and south of Boston can now apply for grants from a £9.3 million fund for community and environmental projects.

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Couns Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Reg Shore, Sue Woolley, county councillor for Bourne Abbey, Cllr Jackie Smith and former Mayor of Bourne, Coun Philip Knowles, at the opening of the new Bourne Household Waste Recycling Centre in South Fen Road.  Photo by David Lowndes. MSMP-10-05-16-DL063.  EMN-161005-171757009.

Waste recycling centres open in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne in Christmas week

Household Waste Recycling Centres in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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