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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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Discovering Binbrook

The Wolds is a popular destination with walkers and none more so than Binbrook.

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Contraflow and lane closures will remain in place 24 hours a day throughout the works.

Earthquake: did the ground move for you?

Following reports of a ‘rumbling’ in homes across the Market Rasen area last night (Saturday), the British Geological Society (BGS) has said an earthquake with a 3.9 magnitude struck Grimsby, with a depth of 18km (11 miles),

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Coun Prestwood said that youths are littering and causing damage to the ball park in Hemswell Cliff (pictured).

‘Feral’ gang continues to run riot

The chairman of Hemswell Cliff Parish Council has faced criticism after speaking out about a gang of ‘feral kids’ which he says are causing mayhem and criminal damage.

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The oil drilling site in Biscathorpe

Kelsey oil drilling plan: ‘Considerable problems’ to come

North Kelsey’s county councillor Lewis Strange has assured residents he tried his best to block a controversial planning application for oil drilling in North Kelsey.

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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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£600k plan to target Rasen flood hotspots

A £600,000 flood prevention scheme is to get under way in Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire County Council has confirmed.

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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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If approved, the site could provide the perfect base for teams competing at Market Rasen Racecourse.

New development set to boost Rasen tourism

A self-catering holiday unit, stables and a manege could be built opposite Market Rasen Racecourse, it can be revealed.

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Campaigners ‘appalled’ at Biscathorpe oil extension decision

Campaigners ‘appalled’ at Biscathorpe oil extension decision

Campaigners have said they are appalled at a decision to allow for further oil drilling in Lincolnshire.

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Youngsters can enjoy chalkstream activities near Market Rasen. EMN-181005-144527001

Chalkstream activities in Rasen area this May half-term

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running free events for all ages over the May half term holidays, supported by the National Lottery and Lincolnshire County Council.

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Debate in the chamber at Lincolnshire County Council. Photo supplied.

Extended oil drilling plans for Biscathorpe and North Kelsey ‘recommended for approval’

Two applications for further oil drilling in Lincolnshire have been recommended for approval by the county council.

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Grants available for conservation projects in Lincolnshire Wolds

Conservation projects in the Lincolnshire Wolds could benefit from grants of up to £10,000, it can be revealed.

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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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Sandbags in the River Rase are yet to be dealt with

A Market Rasen man has expressed his ‘disappointment’ that despite assurances that there was an active investigation, nothing has been done about more than 20 sandbags placed in the River Rase.

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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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River Rase in Rasen on Monday April 2. Photo by Connor Degnan EMN-180204-144931001

Flood alert for River Rase

A flood alert has been placed on in the River Rase and River Ancholme catchment areas this afternoon (Monday, April 2) following the heavy rainfall experienced over the past 12 hours.

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Free family events celebrate Lincolnshire chalk streams

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running free events next week, supported by the National Lottery and Lincolnshire County Council.

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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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