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SKDC to switch to LED street lights

South Kesteven District Council is to replace its existing street light with LED lights as they wear out.

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Pothole on New Beacon Road.

Extra £3.4 million for Lincolnshire potholes

Lincolnshire will receive an extra £3.4 million from the government’s Pothole Action Fund to repair local roads.

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Appeal set up to help Thurlby family who lost everything in blaze

Appeals have been set up to raise cash and clothes for a Thurlby family who lost all their possessions in a fire.

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Lincolnshire Police seek ‘snow heroes’

Lincolnshire Police and other groups that worked together during the recent snow events are seeking their ‘snow heroes.’

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South Kesteven council launches trade waste collection service

As part of its drive to create commercial services and generate an income, South Kesteven District Council has launched a trade waste collection service.

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Helps for stranded in Lincolnshire snows

Lincolnshire Police, the County Council and others have come together to deliver a lifeline to cut-off rural communities.

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SES head of grounds Bob  Carder and facilities manager Barry Hancock lend a helping hand

‘Beast from the East’ causes chaos across Mercury Country

The so-called Beast from the East arrived in the area this week bringing with it school closures and road accidents, including one that claimed three lives.

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Push for ‘double’ penalties at South Kesteven District Council

A team of five SKDC enforcement officers is to be set up, aiming to crack down on ‘enviro crime,’ as well as enforce parking rules.

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Fish population in the River Glen, from Surfleet Seas End to West Pinchbeck, is good despite fears about illegal angling, according to The Environment Agency.  Photo by Tim Wilson.''SG170118-105TW.

Work to stop illegal fishing at South Holland river nets result

A new survey showing good fish numbers in the River Glen is proof that measures against illegal angling are working, it has been claimed.

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Coun Barry Dobson and village clean co-ordinator Laura Staines with a Big Clean Team in Thurlby, near Bourne.  Photo supplied by South Kesteven District Council.

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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