Updated: Pilot dies after small aircraft crash near Spilsby

December 16, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Update:  The pilot has been named as 55-year-old Simon Barrett from Boston. A statement, released by Lincolnshire Police on behalf of Mr Barrett’s family, said: “Simon was a family man, a devoted, supportive and loving husband and Dad. “Flying was Simon’s number one hobby and he took every opportunity to take to the calm and peace of the sky whenever the weather permitted. “He had been flying for around 30 years as well as enjoying […]

Police Appeal After Prescription Drugs Stolen

October 19, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of prescription drugs were taken from the Lincolnshire Co-Op Pharmacy in Spilsby during two separate burglaries. The first burglary was carried out at around 3.50am on Wednesday October 16th and the second was on Friday October 18th at 2.40am. Should any members of the public be offered this medication, or come across it in the local area, please do not consume any and hand it into […]

Call for roundabout following crash on A16

October 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Residents in Spilsby are calling for a roundabout at a busy stretch of the A16 following a two-vehicle collision. The incident at a crossroads on Partney Road which has seen “three serious accidents in the past five years” took place on Saturday and involved a Landrover Discovery and a Mondeo. In spite of there being no injuries, it has triggered a debate on whether a roundabout should be installed – something that in the past […]

Theft Suspect Detained By Police Dog

September 17, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

A man suspected of the theft of a car from Skegness has been detained by a Police dog near Partney. Police officers were called to track down a vehicle which was stolen from the Baythorpe Caravan site in Burgh Road, Skegness on Saturday night. The Ford Eco-Sport was stolen at around 11pm and was found at the Crown Hotel in Drummond Road but rammed a police car and headed towards Gunby. The vehicle was later […]