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Grantham roads exceeds vehicle emission limits

Traffic congestion is causing air quality levels to drop in Grantham and increasingly exceed EU-mandated pollution limits.

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SKDC leader  Matthew Lee and council contractors at Wyndham Park, Grantham, on Thursday.

Work underway of £1M Grantham park restoration

Memorial park should be ready for September

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Volunteers show bottle in Grantham clean-up

Rivercare volunteers braved the elements for yet another clean-up of the River Witham through Grantham.

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Grantham estate blighted by bird poo

Flocks of nesting starlings are causing misery for 
neighbours on a Grantham housing estate by covering the area in their poop.

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Wyndham Park, Grantham

Work starts on major upgrade of Grantham’s Wyndham Park

Work starts next week on restoring Grantham’s 
Wyndham Park to its original character as Grantham’s World War One Memorial Park.

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Assistant head ranger Tony Jackson is appealing for more volunteers.

Could you become a Grantham canal ranger?

Grantham Canal Society is appealing to the public to dig out their wellies and become ‘rangers’ for the section of the canal that runs through Earlesfield.

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Fly-tipping at Londonthorpe Wood which is owned by the Woodland Trust.

Grantham’s Woodland Trust pays thousands to clear up after fly-tippers ruin woodland beauty pot

A Grantham-based charity was faced with a bill of almost £3,000 last year after clearing up a local beaty spot.

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The illegal waste site at Long Bennington which has been shut down.

Long Bennington waste site shut down by Environment Agency

A growing waste site near the A1 in Long Bennington has been shut down.

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Otters are being blamed for eating fish.

Conservationists and anglers clash over otters’ return

Anglers have clashed with conservationists over the return of otters to waterways in the district.

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The Leader of SKDC, Councillor Matthew Lee presents a cheque to NCS students at Wyndham Park Forest School earlier today.

Welcome boost for Wyndham Park Forest School

Wyndham Park’s Forest School has received a welcome financial boost from South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) to help maintain its new woodland learning environment.

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Organiser  Tony Jackson hosted the duck race.

Grantham Canal Society hosts its seventh Discovery Day

Clog dancing, folk singing and a duck race were just some of the highlights at Grantham Canal Society’s (GCS) seventh annual Discovery Day.

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Dredging on the Grantham Canal.

Grantham Canal dredged in bid to help rare wildlife

A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal between Harby and Redmile is under way.

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Big Clean: Priory Ruskin Academy

‘Big Clean’: Not too late to help clean up in Grantham

The ‘Big Clean’ is continuing to make an impression in communities across South Kesteven – and you can help.

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World River Day clean-up volunteers at the Witham in Wyndham Park, Grantham.

Grantham river event visitors see new decking and wildlife area on the Witham

An event held in Wyndham Park on Sunday gave visitors the chance to see new 
facilities which allow people to get up close to river 
wildlife.

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The Friendly Bench

Bottesford garden bench project given boost by £10,000 Lottery grant

A group in Bottesford is 
tackling social isolation and loneliness with the help of a £10,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Volunteer Jenny Crow with Coun Dr Peter Moseley in Irnham.

‘Big Clean’: Villagers out in force to do their bit

Volunteers have been out in force in recent days to help South Kesteven District Council’s ‘Big Clean’ teams raise the street standard across villages.

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Big Clean: Couns Jacky Smith and Ray Wootten join volunteers.

‘Big Clean’: Over 100 tonnes of litter and weeds cleared in first month

The ‘Big Clean’ has cleared around 113 tonnes of litter and weeds from across South Kesteven’s streets in its first month of operations, says the district council.

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Downtown is supporting the 'Big Clean'. Pictured, from left, are - Marcus Meadows, Coun Peter Moseley, Richard Broadhead and Steve Goulder.

Grantham’s Downtown team joins the ‘Big Clean’

Big name businesses are continuing to join South Kesteven District Council’s ‘Big Clean’ programme.

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Rivercare volunteers

Shame river through Grantham is used ‘as dumping ground’

Eighteen Rivercare volunteers turned out on Saturday to clean up the River Witham.

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