Tongue End digestion plant scheme clears first hurdle at council

Campaigners against plans for a renewable energy complex near Spalding have lost the first round in their fight to stop it going ahead.

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Nicholas Watts from Vine House Farm. SG310316-134TW

Planned farm shop and tea room at Deeping St Nicholas to cost more than half-a-million

A new farm shop and tea room costing more than £500,000 will be built at Vine House Farm in Main Road, Deeping St Nicholas, if planning consent is given.

South Holland District Council will decide a barns conversion plan.

Barns to become homes at Sutton Bridge farm?

Agents for the trustees of The Henry Smith Charity are seeking planning consent to convert barns into homes at Bridge Farm, in New Road, Sutton Bridge.

An artist's impression of the original plans for an anaerobic digestion plant in Tongue End.  Photo supplied.

Government to look at plan for digestion plant near Spalding

The final decision on whether a feedstock-to-fertiliser plant will be built on land between Spalding and Bourne lies with the Government, it has been revealed.

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Wrapping paper

Can Christmas Cards and Christmas wrapping paper go in the recycling?

With collections restarting this week following the Christmas break, many recycling bags will now be overflowing with packaging from presents.

Work to repair a collapsed sewer in Winsover Road, Spalding, has been completed.

Repairs to collapsed sewer expected to run into new year

Drivers in Spalding should expect more delays as work to repair a collapsed sewer is expected to last well into the new year.

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Flytipping dumped near the River Nene in Sutton Bridge at the weekend.

Flytipping dumped near River Nene in Sutton Bridge

Police and South Holland District Council are trying to find who was responsible for flytipping left at the side of a road in Sutton Bridge on Saturday.


Spalding restaurant is barred from staying open later

A Spalding restaurant has lost a bid to stay open longer at weekends over fears about the possible effect on neighbours.

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Brent Cheshire, DONG Energys UK Country Chairman.

Wind farm’s £9.3 million East Coast Community Fund opens

Villages in South Holland and south of Boston can now apply for grants from a £9.3 million fund for community and environmental projects.

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Couns Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Reg Shore, Sue Woolley, county councillor for Bourne Abbey, Cllr Jackie Smith and former Mayor of Bourne, Coun Philip Knowles, at the opening of the new Bourne Household Waste Recycling Centre in South Fen Road.  Photo by David Lowndes. MSMP-10-05-16-DL063.  EMN-161005-171757009.

Waste recycling centres open in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne in Christmas week

Household Waste Recycling Centres in Spalding, Wyberton and Bourne will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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SUN SNATCHERS: A Spalding couple enjoyed this view from their garden before neighbours built a two-storey extension after planning permission was granted by South Holland District Council in April 2016.  Photo supplied.

Spalding couple blames district council for ‘sun snatch’

A Spalding couple have accused South Holland District Council of casting a “black shadow” over them by allowing a neighbour to build an extension.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

More than 28,000 people sign up to garden waste scheme for Deepings and Bourne

A garden waste service run by South Kesteven District Council has enjoyed a successful 2016 with more than 28,000 people coming on board this year.

Coun Reg Shore, vice-chairman of the Lincolnshire Waste Partnership.

Lincolnshire Waste Partnership calls for clean recycling at Christmas

Families in South Holland are being urged to help cut contamination levels in recycling bins by making sure that tins, bottles and other containers are empty.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Deepings and Bourne waste collection details over the Christmas period

Households in the Deepings and Bourne are being advised that rubbish collections will take place a day later than normal over the Christmas period.

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YOUR VIEW: Street lights - dark helps burglars

Earlier this year, South Kesteven District Council went to great lengths, and expense, by replacing our existing street lights with new energy-saving LED lights.

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Bourne Garden Club members Pat Gray with some of her flowers.  Photo by David Lowndes.  EMN-161109-101029009.

Bourne Garden Club lines up talk on Grimsthorpe

Bourne Garden Club meets for its December event at the Abbey Church Hall on Thursday at 7.30pm.

An artist's impression of plans by Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre, Weston, for a new, native butterfly house.

Baytree launch butterfly house crowdfunding page launched

A crowdfunding project has been launched to raise £10,000 to help build a butterfly house at Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre in Weston.

COACH SCARE: Schoolchildren had to scramble out of a coach that left the road and capsized into a dyke in Moulton Seas End.

Bus ditch crash scare for pupils

Students from three Spalding schools scrambled their way out of a coach after it ended up in a ditch in Moulton Seas End.

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Councillor Anthony Casson, South Holland District Councils Portfolio Holder for Food, Health and Safety.

New push for Smoke Free Code across South Holland

People across South Holland will be encouraged not to smoke in areas where children play as part of a new campaign in the new year.

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Coun Richard Fairman aboard his narrow boat on The River Welland.

Councillor on warpath over flood risk rating for Spalding

A county councillor and seasoned narrow boater is on the warpath after the Environment Agency (EA) increased its flood-risk rating for Spalding.

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