Rasen business leads plastic revolution

Plastic is a hot topic at the moment, with reports showing up to 12million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the sea each year.

A community clean-up project in East Lindsey.

ELDC supports Keep Britain Tidy’s spring clean project

Keep Britain Tidy is launching the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign, to encourage people to get outdoors, get active and help clear up the rubbish.

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Tree competition winners at Woodhall

St Andrew’s and St Hugh’s schools took part in the Woodhall Spa Tree Group’s Poster Competition, where there were 138 entries.

Help shape and preserve the special landscape of the Wolds

Last chance to have your say on future of Lincolnshire Wolds

There are only a few days remaining to comment on a draft plan regarding the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

A community clean-up project in East Lindsey.

Welcome tidy up for Horncastle Walkers group

Horncastle Walkers are Welcome Group turned out on a cold and snowy Sunday morning to carry out amother litter pick, this time along the verges of the Lincoln Road and Green Lane Thimbleby.

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Garden Design Competition to Celebrate Horse Charity’s 50th Anniversary Year

Do you fancy trying your hand at designing a stunning garden? Then why not enter the Bransby Horses 50th Anniversary Garden Design Competition?

Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

Some of the rubbish left at the bottle bank

Letter: Unnecessary hazard by selfish individuals

This is the appalling sight I was confronted with at the Horncastle bottle bank in the Tesco car park on January 3.


What to do with your real Christmas trees after the festive season

As the Christmas trimmings are put back in the loft for another year and all the festive cards are taken down, Lincolnshire residents may be pondering what to do with their real Christmas tree.

Hubbards Hills.

Louth beauty spot falls victim to vandalism again

Vandals have struck once again at Hubbards Hills - just days after the Leader reported on two recent incidents which left a hefty repair bill of over £10,000.

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Winners and losers in the bird world

The 20th annual BirdTrends report from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), just published, gives the latest information on the winners and losers in the British countryside.

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Creature comforts at Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas,

Can you recycle your Christmas wrapping paper?

Expert advice on Christmas waste

As Christmas Day approaches, it’s important to know how to deal with the heap of Christmas waste families will be left with come the New Year.

Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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Calls to recycle right this Christmas

Lincolnshire’s Waste Partnership is asking county residents to take extra care with recycling over the Christmas period to ensure it is not contaminated.

Bin collections.

East Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collection schedule

East Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period.

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Public urged to stop dumping rubbish at skip

A Horncastle man has appealed to residents to stop using a waste paper skip in a busy town car park.

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If you go down to the river today you might just get a surprise!

There’s no end to the surprises often discovered in clean ups of the area’s rivers.

Wind farm (stock image)

Campaigners’ joy over rejection of wind farm appeal

One of the key figures in the bid to oppose a seven-turbine wind farm near Louth Canal has praised the community after the plans were dismissed.

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