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Experts reveal 30 new species of moths have arrived and settled in the UK

Moth experts have revealed that an increasing number of new month species are arriving and settling in the UK.

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Earth the seal is recovering at Natureland in Skegness.

‘Earth’ is saved from death caused by coastal litter

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Have your say on waste overhaul

A consultation has been launched into a major review of waste collection services across the county.

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Allotment plots set to become a wildlife haven

Three flood-prone plots at Wyberton Low Road Cuckoo allotment site are to be turned into a community area and haven for wildlife.

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New charges brought in at town’s two bird reserves

An important wildlife charity, which sees more than 80,000 visitors a year, is hoping people will still flock to support the town’s two local reserves, despite new charges being brought in to help support the work it does.

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Lincs Wildlife Trust aims to get a copy of the book The Lost Words in every primary and special school across the county. Images supplied.

Campaign to get ‘lost words’ omitted from children’s dictionaries into schools

Fears that common countryside words will forever disappear from children’s vocabularies has inspired a campaign by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.

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An avocet attacking an egret. Picture: Neil Smith

COLUMN: An elegant wader

Hello there! This is Chris from the RSPB nature reserve at Frampton Marsh, here again with a look at the best of this season’s local wildlife.

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GALLERY: Rare and beautiful birds spotted at Skegness nature reserve

May has seen a bird-spotting bonanza at Gibraltar Point with over 100 species seen daily - including rare visitors not normally found in the UK.

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The new EV charging area at Johnsons of Boston.

Garden business goes ‘greener’ still

It is used to serving green-fingered residents, but now a garden centre near Boston is welcoming green-minded motorists.

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The barrier on Bluebell Walk. Photo: supplied. EMN-180427-154632001

Manhole cover set for repairs after more than a month of a barrier going up

Anglian Water and Lincolnshire County Council have apologised for the delay in repairing a damaged manhole cover which has reportedly had a protective barrier around it for more than a month.

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Late-night for litter-picking Beavers

Late-night for litter-picking Beavers

Members of two Beaver Scout groups near Boston have taken part in a clean-up session and a non-sleepover to help raise funds for an outing.

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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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Centrepoint Outreach volunteers on the Big Boston Clean-Up EMN-180413-122738001

Record low for Big Boston Clean-up event

The 11th annual four-day Big Boston Clean Up has been judged a great success after collecting just 3.8 tonnes of rubbish.

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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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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

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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Bottles and cans could be leading shrews and voles to an early grave, latest research suggests  (180261-015)

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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Litter pickers from Tower Road Academy.

Schoolchildren doing their bit to tidy-up area

More schools in the Boston area have been clearing litter from in and around their grounds as part of the Big Schools Clean Up.

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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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