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New power network initiative for Horncastle

Work has begun to upgrade the electricity network in Horncastle, further improving supply reliability to 1,000 homes in the area.

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Mark Tinsley, a Board Member of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Chair of the Greater Lincolnshire Water Management Board.

Major water supply plan to launch in Louth

A plan which sets out how to ensure a sustainable water supply in Lincolnshire - while protecting homes, farms and businesses from flooding - is due to be launched in Louth.

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£50,000 to the Horncastle-based Wildlife Trust

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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Lincolnshire farmers hopeful ahead of Brexit process

Lincolnshire farmers hopeful ahead of Brexit process

Lincolnshire’s farming community was told to ‘make hay while the sun shines’ at two recent farming updates staged by chartered accountants firm Duncan & Topliss and Brown & Co

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Avian influenza.

Farmers warned over bird flu

Poultry farmers in the Horncastle area have been urged to remain vigilant amid fears of another major outbreak of bird flu.

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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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Bird Week

Horncastle’s Wolds View welcomes budding young birdwatchers to half term event

Wolds View Garden Centre in Horncastle will be inviting children aged between three and eight to get crafty with a series of special events this February half term.

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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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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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Farmer’s fears over dog attacks

Fears have been raised over potential dog attacks on sheep as we enter the lambing season.

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Main Road in Belchford where  water-filled pot-holes are often a hidden danger to  drivers.

Belchford man calls in MP over re-surfacing ‘lottery’

A Belchford man is reporting Lincolnshire County Council to his MP and the Local Government Ombudsman after waging a 13-month fight over the ‘lottery’ of local road repairs.

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Coun David Roark and chairman of Horncastle Walkers are Welcome, Gail Dymoke, with the load EMN-170901-133028001

Walkers group shows way to tidy Horncastle

Horncastle’s Walkers are Welcome Group has been busy tidying up the town’s neglected street scene.

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A section of the dangerous path which is at the centre of safety concerns.

Mayor backs calls to improve town path

The mayor of Horncastle has backed residents who are calling for improvements to be made to a well-used footpath which links the town centre with a major supermarket.

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These volunteers planted bulbs in Horncastle but a town councillor would like to see more people come  forward.

Help us clean up Horncastle

A leading member of Horncastle Town Council has called for the public to do more to help clean up the town.

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Green waste.

Time to subscribe or renew East Lindsey green waste collections

East Lindsey residents can now renew or subscribe online for their green waste collections, which will start in April 2017.

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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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