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Volunteers are needed for big Horncastle tidy up

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Horncastle and boost the town’s chances of success in a major competition.

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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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Taking steps to keep wildlife off RAF station runways

A fresh approach has been taken to keeping wildlife including birds, deer, and rabbits off the runway at RAF Coningsby.

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New approach to keeping wildlife off RAF Coningsby runway

A fresh approach has been taken to keeping wildlife including birds, deer, and rabbits off the runway at RAF Coningsby.

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Tetford pickers all out for St George

Members of the Tetford Volunteer group were about and about once again on st George’s Day.

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Rubbish job for Tetford volunteers

Tetford Volunteer Group turned out in sufficient numbers to form two teams - half covering the Salmonby to High Toynton route and the other half the Winceby area.

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Heath Fritillary butterfly

Butterflies crash in fourth worst year on record

UK butterflies suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016 with the majority of species experiencing a decline in numbers, a study has revealed.

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A section of the new flood defences which carry the Bain through the dam. Photo: Bob Wayne

It’s an official thumbs up for Horncastle flood defences

Horncastle’s new multi-million pound flood defences have received the thumbs up - from town councillors and History and Heritage Society members.

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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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One of the damaged verges in Woodhall Spa. Photo: John Aron

Forgotten bylaw could protect damaged verges in Woodhall Spa

Help could be at hand for campaigners battling to preserve Woodhall Spa’s grass verges - from a forgotten bylaw.

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What a mess. The scene at the cricket clubs ground last week. Photo supplied

Dog fouling ‘just not cricket’ on Woodhall Spa ground

Officials at Woodhall Spa Cricket Club have appealed to ‘disrespectful’ owners to stop dogs exercising and fouling their award-winning ground.

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Get stuck in with free family events celebrating Lincolnshire chalk streams

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is running free events in Horncastle, Belchford and North Thoresby for all ages over the Easter holidays, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Tetford volunteers clean up in national initiative

Members of the Tetford Volunteer Group took part in the Great British Spring Clean.

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The Joseph Morton.

Louth pub back open after ‘vermin’ problems

A popular pub-restaurant in Louth has re-opened its doors this morning (Wednesday) following problems with ‘vermin’ earlier this week.

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Wildlife talk at Woodhall Spa

Chris Reynolds, a Woodland Officer from the Forestry Commission, will be giving a talk on Global Tree Conservation on Thursday March 23 in Woodhall Spa.

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The temporary closure sign on the pub doors, earlier this week.

Joseph Morton Wetherspoons closed due to ‘vermin’ problems

The Joseph Morton Wetherspoon pub in Louth has temporarily closed due to ‘vermin’ issues, following reports of a rat being spotted by customers yesterday evening (Sunday).

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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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River Bain.

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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UPDATE: Louth and Horncastle rural areas ‘still without water’

Anglian Water has today (Tuesday) apologised to residents in the rural area surrounding Louth - and particularly Horncastle - which still have no running water or very low pressure following a water mains burst under the River Bain two days ago.

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