New opening date set for North Sea Observatory

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The UK's first purpose-built marine observatory is set to open its doors to the public on Monday 30 July. The brand new North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards is the latest addition to the county's ever-growing collection of tourist attractions. The new building includes information and exhibitions on the local areas rich natural history,…

Call to sign up for flood warnings as up to 80% of Lincolnshire coastal communities yet to fully register

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The Environment Agency (EA) has today urged residents on the Lincolnshire coast to sign up for flood warnings, as its flagship £7m Lincolnshire coastal flood scheme wraps up for this year. Over the course of the £7m Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) scheme, the EA’s contractors pumped around 400,000 cubic metres of sand onto Lincolnshire’s coastal…

£7m Lincolnshire flood scheme gets underway

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Around 400,000 cubic metres of sand are set to be pumped onto Lincolnshire’s beaches to reduce flood risk to more than 20,000 homes and businesses, 24,500 static caravans and 35,000 hectares of land in a massive Environment Agency-led project. The Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) project involves the raising of beach levels lost naturally to the…

Lincolnshire holiday park company ordered to pay over £8,500 for illegal waste fire

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A Lincolnshire holiday park company has been ordered to pay over £8,500 after illegally burning waste at their Ingoldmells site. Seaside Leisure Parks Ltd, which operates five parks across the county, was convicted for burning a waste pile consisting of mattresses, sofas, and plastic chairs among other things on 4 July 2017. The Environment Agency…

Latest school closures in Skegness (Thu 01 Mar)

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Are you looking for confirmation if your childs school remains shut today? Here is the latest list of school closures in the Skegness and surrounding area for Thursday 1st March 2018. Updated 28/02/2018 at 22.34 Skegness Beacon Primary Academy Skegness Academy Skegness Grammar School Skegness Infant Academy Skegness Junior Academy Richmond Scool Winthorpe Seathorne Primary…

Please take care on the icy roads #BeastFromTheEast

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Skegness today has seen major disruption caused across the area due to the snow and icy conditions. Also taking in to account the current road closure down Burgh Road with diversions in place. Amber weather warnings remain in place from the Met Office.  There advice is to only travel if absolutely necessary. Gritters make back-to-back…