Environment

Environment

Sleaford Town Awards 2018 - Environmental Award nominees

We have nominations for the new Environmental Award. We have already profiled - Eliza and Ruby Hughes.

Environment
Sleaford Town Council staff and contractors setting up the coir roll matting to reinstate the river bank. EMN-180420-101641001

No Fishing warning for River Slea in Sleaford

A warning has been issued to anyone thinking of illegally fishing in the River Slea after a report that someone may have been seen attempting to do so earlier this week.

Environment
The fly-tipped waste at Leadenham.

Parking firm fined nearly £6,000 for failing to comply with investigation into fly tipping at Leadenham

A national parking management company has been ordered to pay almost £6,000 in fines and costs for failing to comply with a district council investigation into fly-tipping at Leadenham.

Crime
Education

Pupils take part in ‘Live Earth’

Pupils from primary schools across Sleaford have been taking part in a competition called Live Earth to raise awareness of the causes, effects and management of global climate change.

Politics
The dead tree which has been the source of conflict between NKDC tree offiicers and Heckington Parish Council. EMN-180504-184610001

Warning for parish over tree felling saga

Parish councillors have been at loggerheads with North Kesteven District Council officers after they mistakenly tried to chop down a tree with a preservation order on it.

Politics
What's On.

Sleaford nature group to hear of exotic birds

The Sleaford Area Group of Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is preparing for a talk next week.

Whats on
Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

The chairman of Lincolnshire Waste Partnership (LWP) blamed a lack of publicity for the county’s fall in recycling rates.

Business
Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Residents in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to have their say on a draft consultation released today (Wednesday) which outlines future plans to improve how waste is dealt with in the county.

Environment
Golden year for the goldfinch

Golden year for the goldfinch

Results from the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch reveal favourable conditions lead to a surge in goldfinch.

News
Respect the water if you plan to visit the coast this Easter. Picture: Mablethorpe beach.

RNLI: Respect the water this Easter

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold.

News
Bottles and cans could be leading shrews and voles to an early grave, latest research suggests  (180261-015)

Research reveals littered drinks bottles could be killing small wildlife

A new report by Keep Britain Tidy has revealed that thoughtless ‘tossers’ could be killing up to 3.2 million shrews and voles.

News
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Win a day in a BMW i8 supercar

Residents in North Kesteven are being invited to sign up to receive a newsletter about sustainable living and be in with a chance to drive a BMW electric supercar for a day.

Environment
Changes to bin collection dates over Easter period

Changes to bin collection dates over Easter period

With Easter weekend upon us North Kesteven District Council is reminding residents to check their bin collection dates.

Environment
News

East Midlands going green, with 31,000 trees

The Woodland Trust’s last mass distribution of trees for the 2017/18 planting season is well underway.

Environment
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Call for Lincolnshire Volunteers to record sightings of Britain’s mammals

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers to take part in its annual Living with Mammals survey.

Environment
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Awards celebrate environmentally friendly businesses, communities and schools

The search is on to find Lincolnshire’s most environmentally friendly businesses, communities, farms and schools.

Environment
Thousands of fish are thought to have died from the ammonia pollution incident in the River Witham, says Lincolnshire Rivers Trust. EMN-180603-104616001

Environment Agency considering restocking River Witham

Environment Agency specialist officers are continuing to monitor the impact of a major pollution incident in the River Witham after ammonia got into the water course over a week ago.

Business
Campaign takes aim at litter

Campaign takes aim at litter

A campaign has been launched in Sleaford to help make the town ‘litter free’.

News
Money.

Study shows people are reluctant to change gas and electricity provider

New research shows that Brits are missing the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds by switching their gas and electricity provider.

Business
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