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Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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Plans for an anerobic digestion plant in Tongue End have been "significantly modified", with the number of digester and storage tanks cuts from seven to three.

Tongue End digester project ‘significantly modified’ by applicants

A project to build an energy plant in Tongue End to convert agricutural waste into so-called “green gas” has been “significantly modified”.

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Schools can apply for free trees

Schools are being offered a new chance to green-up their grounds and make outdoor learning fun with free trees.

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Ian McGlynn took this photo of the capybara in Empingham EMN-160928-095852001

Mystery of giant rodent ‘bigger than a labrador’ living in Empingham is solved, as estate agent reveals he is the owner

A giant rodent spotted living by a stream in Empingham belongs to a local estate agent, we can reveal.

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Lincolnshire Energy Switch

You could save on winter energy bills

There’s just days left for Lincolnshire residents and businesses to potentially save money on their winter energy bills with the Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Forbidden fruit for green waste in the Deepings and Bourne

People in the Deepings and Bourne are being urged not to put food waste in council-supplied green bins.

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Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Sleepiness linked to traffic noise and pollution

Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research.

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Visitors at last years Birdfair event 
PHOTO: David Lowndes

Crowds set to flock to this year’s Birdfair

Thousands of people are once again expected to flock to Birdfair 2016, which starts today (Friday, August 19) and runs until Sunday (August 21) at Egleton.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

August Bank Holiday waste collections in Bourne and the Deepings

Households in Bourne and the Deepings are being reminded that bin collections during August Bank Holiday week will be one day later than normal.

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Larkfleets Solar Steam array. Funding could see its commercial viability demonstrated at a site in Morelos, Mexico.

Bourne-based energy firm seeks funding help to demonstrate new solar technology

Bourne-based Lark Energy is seeking funds to test its new renewable solar thermal system in Mexico.

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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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VIDEO: Rare pink grasshopper is found in Stamford garden

A rare pink grasshopper has been spotted in a garden in Stamford.

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Group Commander Chris Parker, head of community fire safety at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.

Be safe in and near water this summer, fire services plead

The danger of children and teenagers drowning in South Holland, the Deepings and Bourne have led to new safety warnings at the start of the school holidays.

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The Silver Y moth, like the one which landed on Cristiano Ronaldos face 1

Swarms of “Ronaldo” moths could be set to invade UK

After starring in the drab European Championship final in France and landing on superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s face, swarms of moths could be set to invade the UK in the next 24 hours.

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Dog ban at Thurlby Fen Slipe has ‘positive impact’ on wildlife

Enforcing a dog ban and a temporary path closure has had a positive impact on wildlife at Thurlby Fen Slipe.

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Churches get share of Government funding for roof repair work

Churches get share of Government funding for roof repair work

Four churches in our area were among dozens in the region to get a share of £2.3m of Government funding announced on Wednesday.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

New waste and recycling advice for Bourne and the Deepings

People in the Deepings and Bourne are being told to put their waste and recycling out for collection at the right time.

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Grantham Clean and Green.

Grantham Clean and Green: Place only the correct items in your garden waste bin

New and existing customers of SKDC’s garden waste collection service are being advised to ensure they place the correct items in their green bins.

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A South Kesteven District Council anti-dog fouling sign in Market Deeping.

Report dog fouling online and help council in £75 fine threat

Council leaders for the Deepings and Bourne are making a fresh appeal for help to rid both areas of dog fouling.

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