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Last chance to sign up for the Great British Spring Clean

With just over a week to go, this is your last chance to sign up to be a hero and take part in the biggest ever litter campaign, Great British Spring Clean (3 to 5 March 2017).

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Council supports households to become energy efficient

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting National Energy Action’s (NEA) Warm Homes Campaign and is taking action to raise awareness of the support available for people to keep their homes warm.

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Heroes wanted for Great British Spring Clean

Heroes wanted for Great British Spring Clean

Calling all communities in North Lincolnshire – get involved in the biggest ever litter campaign, Great British Spring Clean (3 to 5 March 2017) and help clean up your community and country.

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Council consults on £13.3m flood defence plans

North Lincolnshire Council is holding a consultation event tonight (Friday January 6) at Burringham Village Hall from 2pm to 6pm for residents to look at the £13.3m flood defence plans for the Trent villages project.

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New way of buying gas will save £40,000 in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council is about to enter into a collective agreement through the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation to secure a better deal on supply of gas to council buildings.

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A Harlequin ladybird.

HARLEQUIN INVASION: Smelly STD-riddled ladybirds from Asia are COMING

Stinky, STD-plagued ladybirds from Asia could be flying to your house right now, experts have warned.

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SAVING THE DAY -- a diver preparing to repair the damage at Torksey Lock.

Divers called in for crucial repairs after damage to canal lock

A team of divers has braved the cold to repair damage to the canal lock at Torksey, which could have ground Lincolnshire’s waterways to a halt.

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Rubbish piles up just off Flowitt Street, Hexthorpe. Picture: NDFP Rubbish MC 4

CAMPAIGN: Calling all grimefighters help us tackle Doncaster’s grot spots

It is an escalating problem, and one that your Free Press is determined to tackle - rubbish!

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Don't miss the night-time spectacle!

HALLEY'S COMET SPECTACLE: Fireballs to light up night sky

Eyes to the skies! We're in for a month-long meteor shower thanks to dust from Halley's Comet.
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Don't forget to look up!

Still time to observe Perseid meteor shower

There's still time to see the Perseid meteor shower.
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Big clean at untidy Doncaster gorge

Big clean at untidy Doncaster gorge

Rallying round to tidy up a Doncaster eyesore was a group of willing volunteers this month.

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Vulnerable hedgehogs find refuge at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Vulnerable hedgehogs have found a refuge in the woodland and hedgerows of the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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Toxic cloud set to hit East Midlands this week

Toxic cloud set to hit East Midlands this week

A toxic cloud of dirty air is set to hit northern England and the East Midlands later this week.

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New Isle skate park ollies ahead

Work has begun on the new skate park in Keadby, following a £50,000 grant from North Lincolnshire Council to Keadby with Althorpe Parish Council.

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Have your say on Isle’s flood prevention plan

A plan formed to protect the Isle and North Lincolnshire from flooding both now and in the future is open to scrutiny by residents.

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WEEKEND WEATHER: Chilly and drizzly in Gainsborough

A cold and wet few days have been forecast for Gainsborough this weekend.

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Best Isle environment schemes sought

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

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Jake Bugg plays Sherwood Pines in June.

Sherwood Forest date for Jake Bugg

If you go down to the woods in June, you’re sure of a big surprise.

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