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Rasen development decision deferred

Campaigners will have to wait at least another three weeks for a decision on a controversial Middle Rasen housing development.

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Fred Parker with a poster warning of the threat of  the Asian hornet to Lincolnshire Wolds bees.

‘Killer’ hornets put Wolds bees under threat

Beekeepers across the region are on high alert for a threat to the UK’s bees - and Market Rasen’s Celia Smith is one of them.

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VIDEO: Anglian Water warn homes face at least another 24 hours without water in Lincolnshire Wolds

Anglian water was today, Wednesday March 8, still battling to restore mains water supply to around 200 people in Lincolnshire Wolds villages.

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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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Step into spring: help with a a big clean-up

Step into spring: help with a a big clean-up

West Lindsey District Council is backing a new campaign to get half a million people out and about helping to clean up their local communities in March 2017.

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Walesby warning

Police are advising drivers in the Walesby area to take care as there is mud on the road in the Moor Road area. Work to remove the beet is on-going all week and the road will be scraped daily after works cease.

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Overstretched? The 61 new homes proposed for the Gainsborough Road plot have sparked concerns Rasens resources will be over capacity. EMN-170502-174305001

Outline application for 61 new dwellings

Town councillors fear an ‘over-stretching’ of Rasen’s resources if plans for 61 new homes off Gainsborough Road are granted approval.

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Claxby RadarStation in winter, near the Wold's highest point. EMN-170126-160251001

Taking the high road to the top of the Wolds

In this new monthly column, Wolds writer Peter Thompson will be taking a look at the countryside and its people through his country diary.

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Conservation work at Rasen area volunteer event

Volunteers are being asked to come forward to take part in a practical conservation work day at the River Rase headwaters near Market Rasen on February 12.

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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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Rise in Hedgehog sightings due to late start to winter.

Active Hedgehogs were being seen in gardens well into December, according to reports from the British Trust for Ornithology’s weekly Garden BirdWatch (BTO GBW) scheme.

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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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Up to £10k available for green space projects

From parks to community gardens, local environmental causes are being encouraged to put themselves forward for Lincolnshire Co-op’s community champions scheme, which could see them benefit from thousands of pounds.

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GPs are urging parents in Horsham and Mid Sussex to protect their children against the flu

Poultry farmers asked to help to keep Lincolnshire free from avian flu

Local farmers are being urged to follow Government advice on keeping their poultry safe from avian flu.

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WLDC leader Jeff Summers

WLDC leader speaks out over impact hundreds of new homes will have on traffic in Rasen

West Lindsey District Council leader Jeff Summers has warned of a ‘looming disaster’ in Market Rasen due to a huge increase in traffic caused by hundreds of proposed new homes.

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East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West Lindsey District Councils are to join forces in a bold new bid to promote the Lincolnshire Wolds as a major tourist destination.

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Flood scheme work is completed at Barnetby

Work is now complete on a £570,000 flood alleviation project in Barnetby.

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Campaign group formed to fight ‘unsustainable’ development plan for Rasen

A group of Market Rasen residents are joining forces to fight plans for 300 homes on the northern edge of the town.

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Keelby affordable housing scheme welcomed by councillors

The first affordable housing scheme at Keelby for 50 years is under construction, much to the delight of the local authority.

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