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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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Coun Reg Shore, vice-chairman of the Lincolnshire Waste Partnership.

Lincolnshire Waste Partnership calls for clean recycling at Christmas

Families in South Holland are being urged to help cut contamination levels in recycling bins by making sure that tins, bottles and other containers are empty.

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COACH SCARE: Schoolchildren had to scramble out of a coach that left the road and capsized into a dyke in Moulton Seas End.

Bus ditch crash scare for pupils

Students from three Spalding schools scrambled their way out of a coach after it ended up in a ditch in Moulton Seas End.

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Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Britain’s beaches are getting cleaner, following the introduction of the 5p plastic bag tax.

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Boston Borough Council area from The Stump.

Risk of £100 fine for not having poo bag in Boston Borough villages

Dog walkers in Frampton, Kirton, Sutterton and other villages in the Boston Borough Council will soon face a £100 fine for not clean up after their pets.

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Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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MP Matt Warman hosts meeting in the Commons.

Lincolnshire flood risk and water management plan unveiled in House of Commons today

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership launches its Water Management Plan at the House of Commons today with support from county MPs and DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research.

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Tough new rules to combat irresponsible dog owners who fail to clean up pet fouling could soon be in place across the Boston Borough Council area.

‘Clean up or pay up’, dog owners are warned

Dog owners on villages, including Algarkirk, Bicker, Kirton and Wigtoft, could face tough new rules to combat leaving their pets’ mess on pavements.

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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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The damaged tree in Kirton.

Trees damaged by vandals likely to die

Two, and possibly four, semi-mature trees will have to be cut down after their bark was damaged.

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Group Commander Chris Parker, head of community fire safety at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.

Be safe in and near water this summer, fire services plead

The danger of children and teenagers drowning in South Holland, the Deepings and Bourne have led to new safety warnings at the start of the school holidays.

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Koi herpesvirus disease was confirmed in carp at Bain Valley Fisheries.

Bain Valley Fisheries to reopen following outbreak of deadly carp disease

An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed at Bain Valley Fisheries in Tattersall Thorpe - but most of the lakes will be back open tomorrow following a visit from an inspector on Tuesday.

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