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Grantham resident ordered to pay £220 after dumping household refuse next to public bin

A resident has been left with a £220 bill for dumping her household refuse at the side of a public waste bin.

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Grantham MP Nick Boles

Grantham MP Nick Boles backs litter strategy

Grantham MP Nick Boles has given his support to a new Government strategy which aims to crack down on littering and fly-tipping.

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Shirley Grayson at Mid-UK Recycling

Castle Bytham woman has purse returned after it is found in hundreds of tonnes of recycling waste

A Castle Bytham resident is thanking her lucky stars after her purse, along with its contents, was found among tonnes of recycling waste by an eagle-eyed employee at a recycling facility.

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A picture of how the turbines at Fulbeck airfield might look if the plan were approved. Picture mocked up nby reVolt

Villagers’ joy as Fulbeck airfield wind turbine plan is rejected

Residents are celebrating after plans for 10 giant wind turbines on Fulbeck airfield were rejected.

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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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Grantham Journal letters: Why can’t we get a grip on services?

Having visited both the North Hykeham and Mountain’s facilities at Caythorpe, I am surprised that we are going backwards with our waste disposal.

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Wyndham Park swimming pool was featured in this film from the 1960s.

Cinema film emerges of Grantham’s Wyndham Park in the 1960s

A vintage film about Wyndham Park which was shown in cinemas in the 1960s has come to light.

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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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The Great British Spring Clean in Grantham.

Wind and rain did not stop The Great British Spring Clean in Grantham

Community groups, schools and businesses braved the wind and rain to tackle The Great British Spring Clean at the weekend.

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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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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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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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Volunteers with Grantham Rivercare

Rubbish weighing in at 170kg collected by Grantham Rivercare volunteers

Thirteen volunteers braved the harsh wintry weather on Saturday to clean up a stretch of the River Witham.

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A litter pick by members of Network Rail and Virgin Trains in 2016 to clean up the pedetrian tunnel near Grantham station.

Grantham urged to join national clean-up campaign

Residents in Grantham are being asked to help litter pick efforts across the district as part of a nationwide campaign called ‘The Great British Spring Clean’.

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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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Fridge freezer dumped in the River Witham, Grantham.

Call for witnesses after Grantham flytippers dump fridge freezer from bridge into River Witham

A call has been made for any witnesses to the dumping of a fridge freezer in the River Witham in a bid to stamp out flytipping in the area.

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Coun Nick Craft with Julie Ashworth, the new parks community engagement officer for Wyndham Park.

Julie to bring together community with Grantham’s Wyndham Park

A parks community engagement officer has been appointed at Grantham’s Wyndham Park, as it moves forward with its extensive redevelopment project.

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Children playing in the River Witham in 1911 next to the location of Wyndham Park today. Photo courtesy of Lincolnshire County Council Heritage and Libraries

Photos and memories wanted for Grantham Wyndham Park exhibition

An appeal for photographs and memories of Wyndham Park from the past 92 years has been launched with a view to setting up an exhibition in the new visitors’ centre due to open in 2018.

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Mid-UK Recycling

Christmas rush continues for Mid UK Recycling

A recycling company is still experiencing the Christmas rush as more materials than ever pass through its sites.

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Lincolnshire County Council is launching a campaign to urge residents not to contaminate recycling bins with food waste.

County council calls on Grantham residents to keep recycling waste clean

Chilli, curry, chicken carcasses, custard and baked beans are top offenders in the county’s recycling bins.

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