Vote for Better Broadband for Spilsby

October 4, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

BT is offering to upgrade a number of telephone exchanges for improved broadband in rural locations.  Residents are requested to vote for their local exchange to be upgraded and the ones with the highest number of votes will receive an upgrade. BT Retail has stated that it will pay to upgrade the five exchanges connected to the highest proportion of premises that register an interest. The necessary works will be scheduled as part of the […]

Voluntary Action East Lindsey (VAEL) Cease Trading

September 21, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Local organisation, Voluntary Action East Lindsey (VAEL), have announced that they have ceased trading. VAEL, who moved to Queens Street in Spilsby from Skegness around a year ago, posted the following message on their website: On behalf of the directors of VAEL we regret to inform you that due to difficult financial circumstances that as of today Friday 17th September 2010 we are ceasing trading. If you have any queries please contact the company secretary at […]

Supporting Older People Online

August 13, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

First Contact has launched their website to support older people in the area by giving them just one contact point to help access services which they may not have been aware of or may not have known how to set in motion. First Contact Online aims to provide information and advice to help older people maintain their independent living based on a range of subjects including fire safety, living with long term conditions and end of […]

Spilsby benefits from community grants

July 2, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby & District Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has been awarded an £8,000 grant to resurface two all-weather tennis courts that had served the club for 30 years. The Tennis and Croquet Club are one of a sixteen projects across East Lindsey to receive funding from the Community Grants pot.  Portfolio Holder for Rural Services and Partnerships at East Lindsey District Counil, Councillor Edward Mossop, explained: “The Community Grant system allows us to support some […]

Work Begins Analysing Town Plan Survey Responses

June 17, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

The Spilsby Town Plan Survey responses have now been collected and are being analysed. The surveys were distributed to each household in the Spilsby area, offering all residents the opportunity to have their say on the future of their town.  The survey included questions on local community safety, development, leisure and many other subjects to enable the Spilsby Town Plan Steering Group to formulate a plan to take Spilsby forward based on the needs and […]