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sign up for garden waste collection scheme in Deepings and Bourne

Households in the Deepings and Bourne can sign up for a garden waste collection scheme running in the area throughout the spring and summer.

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Get your green bin in time for new season, urges SKDC

South Kesteven District Council is inviting households to take up its garden waste collection service.

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Hannah Watson, Bridget Scoular and Jas Hammond hang their messages

Showing love for community woodland

More than 50 people braved chilly weather on Saturday to show their love for a community woodland at The Spinney in Little Bytham.

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Councillor Nick Craft and Debbie Mewes of South Kesteven District Council.  Photo supplied.

Deepings and Bourne urged to join the Great British Spring Clean

People in the Deepings and Bourne are being invited to clean up their area as part the Great British Spring Clean next month.

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Wigeon at Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve.

Nature Improvement Area bid for land between Spalding, Market Deeping and Bourne

Millions of pounds could come to South Lincolnshire for key fenland wildlife projects if a Nature Improvement Area (NIA) gets the go-ahead.

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Iconic Bowthorpe Oak is fifth in Tree of the Year contest

The iconic Bowthorpe Oak near Bourne will receive a £500 grant from the Woodland Trust after finishing fifth in the contest to crown England’s ‘Tree of the Year’.

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Make sure you put bins out on time and recycle over Christmas

Waste collections will take place a day later for residents over the festive period and people are being urged to recycle.

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Couns Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Reg Shore, Sue Woolley, county councillor for Bourne Abbey, Cllr Jackie Smith and former Mayor of Bourne, Coun Philip Knowles, at the opening of the new Bourne Household Waste Recycling Centre in South Fen Road.  Photo by David Lowndes. MSMP-10-05-16-DL063.  EMN-161005-171757009.

Waste recycling centres open in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne in Christmas week

Household Waste Recycling Centres in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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SKDC’s garden waste service attracts over 28,000 residents

South Kesteven District Council’s garden waste service has enjoyed a successful 2016 with more than 28,000 residents signing up to the scheme over the past 12 months.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

More than 28,000 people sign up to garden waste scheme for Deepings and Bourne

A garden waste service run by South Kesteven District Council has enjoyed a successful 2016 with more than 28,000 people coming on board this year.

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Coun Reg Shore, vice-chairman of the Lincolnshire Waste Partnership.

Lincolnshire Waste Partnership calls for clean recycling at Christmas

Families in South Holland are being urged to help cut contamination levels in recycling bins by making sure that tins, bottles and other containers are empty.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Deepings and Bourne waste collection details over the Christmas period

Households in the Deepings and Bourne are being advised that rubbish collections will take place a day later than normal over the Christmas period.

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South Kesteven District Council.

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 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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