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What the peck? Feathers ruffled over state of Rasen river

The Environment Agency has started removing weeds in the overgrown Mill Pond in Caistor Road last week after claims the ducks had ‘vanished’.

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The recreation ground off Wilkinson Drive.

Drainage works proposed for Middle Rasen

Lincolnshire County Council is proposing to carry out ‘improvements’ in Middle Rasen next Spring, to focus on drainage in the area.

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Willingham Woods amongst green projects to get a cash boost from Co-op

A green space project at Willingham Woods is blossoming thanks to support from Lincolnshire Co-op members and colleagues.

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Major investment expected to bring millions into the local economy

North Lincolnshire Council is to spearhead an initiative that could generate around 250 jobs, provide 140 new affordable homes for families and older people and bring millions into the economy through employment and business opportunities.

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Ruff decisions: Michele Fields with dogs Jim and George. Michele is concerned that the proposed charge might be a strain on the elderly. EMN-170925-094111001

Backlash for WLDC’s proposed green bin charge

Plans to introduce a charge for garden waste collection by West Lindsey District Council have been met by outrage from residents in the Rasen area.

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West Lindsey considers charging for garden waste collection

Are you prepared to pay for West Lindsey District Council to collect your garden refuse?

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Weather warning

‘Storm Aileen’ threatens Lincolnshire with 75mph winds

The Met Office has issued an amber ‘severe weather warning’ for Lincolnshire tonight and tomorrow morning (Tuesday/Wednesday).

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Market Rasen Racecourse joins the fight against litter

Market Rasen Racecourse General Manager, Nadia Powell, has committed to continue working with local authorities in the fight against litter in Market Rasen.

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West Lindsey: ‘We’re doing our best with litter’

West Lindsey District Council has defended its policy on litter picking, slamming ‘a minority of people’ for dumping their litter on Market Rasen’s street.

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Resubmisson of 70-home development plan for Caistor’s Brigg Road

Resubmisson of 70-home development plan for Caistor’s Brigg Road

Plans for a 70-home development in Caistor’s Brigg Road have been resubmitted to West Lindsey planners.

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Residents flock online to fight Glentham poultry unit

A controversial application for a huge poultry unit in Glentham has received a huge public backlash with around 150 online comments from concerned residents.

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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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Festival of free events celebrating Lincolnshire chalk streams

This month sees a week-long festival of free events for all ages in Lincoln and the Wolds.

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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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Sir David Attenborough warns of ‘critical summer’ for Lincolnshire butterflies

Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough is warning that butterflies in Lincolnshire face a critical summer following a string of poor years that has seen the numbers of many common species crash.

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Glentham locals’ feathers ruffled over plans

Residents of Glentham have declared themselves ‘not happy at all’ about plans for a poultry unit which has been proposed for a site in the village.

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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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Volunteers looking to keep Caistor in full bloom

The super successful Caistor in Bloom is set to grow further under a new chairman.

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