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Volunteers at the Leasingham litter pick, organised by the local WI.

Bags of effort from village volunteers

Leasingham village is now much tidier thanks to a volunteer litter pick on Saturday organised by Leasingham WI. The WI ladies were assisted on the day by volunteers from the village and the enthusiastic First Leasingham Scout Troupe.

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Live Earth - an initiative put together by Global Sleaford with the support of the district council, Christian Aid and Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant. Pictured, from left - Sally Darling and Helen Rutter, James Keetch, Liz Regan and Sue Feary.

Climate change awareness

Church-based Global Sleaford and Christian Aid have been working with children at Sleaford area primary schools, teaching about the causes of climate change, the impacts experienced scross the world, and helping them decide what should be done.

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Free trees have been provided by the Woodland Trust for a memorial project at Heckington. (File photo) EMN-190803-175711001

Heckington gets memorial trees

The Grantham-based Woodland Trust is giving away one million trees to schools and communities for the first time in a single season, with the millionth tree hitting the ground in the first two weeks of March.

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One of the latest creations to appear around the town by Sleaford's Hare Aware artistic campaign group against illegal hare coursing in the countryside. EMN-190129-085850001

New art project by Hare Aware

A group of artists raising public awareness against illegal hare coursers around the Sleaford area have come up with a new stunt to highlight the animals’ plight.

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