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The Big Clean passes 160-tonne mark in two months

More than 160 tonnes of litter and weeds have been collected so far in a clean-up project that includes Bourne and Deepings.

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Pair convicted of hare coursing near Bourne

Pair convicted of hare coursing near Bourne

Two ‘crime tourists’ have been convicted of hare coursing near Bourne.

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Grantham railway tunnel has been reported as a 'grot spot'.

South Kesteven ‘grot spot’ reports reach 500 as part of Big Clean

The District Council is urging residents and businesses to continue reporting ‘grot spot’ areas as part of its Big Clean – despite being inundated with more than 500 suggestions already.

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MacDonald's in Grantham is putting its support behind The Big Clean.

South Kesteven Big Clean attracts support from businesses

Businesses are showing their support for The Big Clean to help the district council raise the street standard across South Kesteven.

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On the move - Environment Agency monitoring officer Emma Holden helps transfer native crayfish to a protected Ark Site, safe from the threat of invasive Signals

UK’s only native species of crayfish moved to new homes in bid to protect species

Efforts to protect the UK’s only native species of crayfish have seen almost 600 specimens moved to protected new homes in the area.

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The 'Big Clean' is getting closer in Bourne and the Deepings.

Volunteers in Deepings and Bourne gear up for Big Clean

Volunteers from Bourne and the Deepings will begin cleaning the streets of South Kesteven in August as part of a campaign to tidy the area.

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Fake cigarettes seized by Lincolnshire Trading Standards

Cigarettes and alcohol to be turned into electricity in Lincolnshire

More than 152,000 cigarettes and tonnes of illegal alcohol seized during raids in Lincolnshire will today be turned into electricity.

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Coun Dr Peter Moseley, Cabinet Member for Environment, South Kesteven District Council.  Photo supplied.

Online tool helps with The Big Clean in Bourne and Deepings

A £450,000 campaign to tackle litter, graffiti and fly-tipping in an area that includes Bourne and the Deepings is embracing the latest technology.

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Ready for South Kesteven District Council's Big Clean are, from left, Leader of the Council Matthew Lee, Sandy Gray, Cabinet Member for the Environment Coun Dr Peter Moseley, Rob King and Deputy Council Leader Coun Kelham Cooke.  Photo supplied by South Kesteven District Council.

Sign up for the Big Clean in Bourne and the Deepings

People from Bourne and the Deepings can take part in a new street cleaning programme launched by South Kesteven District Council (SKDC).

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Coun Dr Peter Moseley, Cabinet Member for Environment, South Kesteven District Council.  Photo supplied.

Reminder of green bin code for Deepings and Bourne

Families in the Deepings and Bourne are being reminded to put the right things in their green, garden waste bin.

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Bank holiday bin collection changes

Households in Bourne and the Deepings are reminded that rubbish collections will be one day later than normal next week.

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Take air quality serious by switching off vehicle engines in the Deepings

Drivers in the Deepings and Bourne are being ask to turn off their engines while in traffic queues and help improve air quality.

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Drivers are being asked to turn off their engines when waiting in traffic.

Drivers in South Kesteven asked to turn off engines to help improve air quality

Drivers are being asked to turn off their engines if they are likely to be waiting in traffic for more than a minute.

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Dr David Bellamy leads the judging panel for this year's Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2017.  Photo by Paul Marsh.

Deadline nears to find Lincolnshire’s green heroes

There are less than two weeks left to nominate the most environmentally friendly communities, schools and businesses for an annual, countywide award.

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South Kesteven District Council is looking for an apprentice to work in Wyndham Park in Grantham.

Council wants to employ apprentice to work in Grantham park

The district council has a vacancy for an apprentice to work in Wyndham Park in Grantham.

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Renew your garden waste collection service by March 10, says SKDC.

Deadline for green waste

People in the Deepings and Bourne have until next Friday to sign up for South Kesteven District Council’s garden waste collection service.

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Woodland Trust.  Photo: Woodland Trust Media library/V. Cheston

Woodland Trust offers tree packs in bid to fight disease threat

The Woodland Trust is offering free tree packs to people to help combat the threat of disease.

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Coun Nick Craft, SKDCs Executive Member for Environment.  Photo supplied.

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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