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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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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

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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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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Litter pickers from Hawthorn Tree School.

Help give town a spring clean

The countdown is on to the latest annual Big Boston Clean Up, but schools are already doing their bit to spruce up the town.

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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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There has been a rare sighting of a Snowy Owl at Wainfleet Marsh. ANL-180321-164836001

VIDEO: Rare sighting of Snowy Owl on Wainfleet Marsh

A rare sighting of a Snowy Owl on the marsh at Wainfleet is expected to bring a large number of bird spotters to the area.

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Awards celebrate environmentally friendly businesses, communities and schools

The search is on to find Lincolnshire’s most environmentally friendly businesses, communities, farms and schools.

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Study shows people are reluctant to change gas and electricity provider

New research shows that Brits are missing the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds by switching their gas and electricity provider.

Business
Thousands of fish are thought to have died from the ammonia pollution incident in the River Witham, says Lincolnshire Rivers Trust.

Environment Agency officials have located source of River Witham pollution

Environment Agency investigators say they are preparing to bring criminal prosecutions after finding the source of a pollution incident on the River Witham that has killed thousands of fish.

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A photo of a sea mouse washed up near Gibraltar Point NNR - photo by Rob Watson.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea creatures wash up in their thousands in Skegness

Thousands of sea creatures have washed up along the Skegness coast due to the high tide and strong winds.

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A jackknifed lorry on the A52 at Wainfleet. Photo: 'Dan Nettingby ANL-180203-164047001

Man’s nightmare seven-hour journey home to Skegness in blizzard

A Skegness man has spoken of how he was stranded in his car for six and a half hours while trying to get home from work.

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