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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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Earth the seal is recovering at Natureland in Skegness.

‘Earth’ is saved from death caused by coastal litter

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Leos litter pick in Coningsby

When Coningsby & Tattershall Leos noticed an accumulation of rubbish near the bus stop by the Lions Den, they decided to do something about it in their efforts to make their community a better place.

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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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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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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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EA kick-start recovery of the River Witham following major pollution incident

The Environment Agency (EA) has released thousands of roach and bream larvae into the River Witham today (Friday, May 25) to kick-start the recovery progress following the major pollution incident earlier this year.

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Tetford volunteers show how to clean up

Tetford volunteers show how to clean up

Members of the Tetford Volunteer Group have been praised after a massive tidy up.

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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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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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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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Golden year for the goldfinch

Results from the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch reveal favourable conditions lead to a surge in goldfinch.

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The Manor House itself, surrounded by a sea of different colours - even at this stage of the year. Picture: John Aron.

Gardens in bloom at Manor House

It might have been a rather grey afternoon but the Manor House gardens in Horncastle really were a riot of colour last Saturday.

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Respect the water if you plan to visit the coast this Easter. Picture: Mablethorpe beach.

RNLI: Respect the water this Easter

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

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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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Research reveals littered drinks bottles could be killing small wildlife

A new report by Keep Britain Tidy has revealed that thoughtless ‘tossers’ could be killing up to 3.2 million shrews and voles.

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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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