Spilsby Community Projects Benefit From Community Grants Funding

November 15, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Two Spilsby community projects have benefited from Community Grants funding from East Lindsey District Council. The Spilsby Business Partnership has received £919 funding towards the running costs and sustainability of the Spilsby Christmas Market to be held on 4 December.  In addition to this, Spilsby’s University of the 3rd Age (U3A) has also received £250 funding towards new noticeboards to advertise their classes. Throughout the District, a total of nineteen projects have been given community […]

Responses to the Comprehensive Spending Review

October 21, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

The Leaders of East Lindsey District Council, Lincolnshire County Council and the Chief Executive of Lincolnshire County Council have provided responses to yesterdays Comprehensive Spending Review. Responding to the Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement, Councillor Doreen Stephenson, Leader of East Lindsey District Council, said: “The announcement about future Government spending is very much as we expected with funding to Local Government being substantially reduced to help address the national debt. We won’t know the full implications of […]

Town Plan Moves Forward

October 19, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Residents plans to shape the future of Spilsby took a step forward with the community led town plan continuing to develop. Based on the town survey, which was distributed to local residents in June this year, the Spilsby Community-Led Town Plan Steering Group aims to provide a robust documentation of the views of residents on their local area.  This can then be used as a tool to help shape the future of the town. The […]

Free New Age Kurling session at Spilsby

October 19, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

People living in Spilsby will be able to try their hands at New Age Kurling later this month – for free! New Age Kurling is a form of the original curling game, but adapted so that it can be played indoors on any smooth, flat surface, such as a sports hall, rather than on ice. The taster session, which has been organised by East Lindsey District Council and the Spilsby Sports Forum, takes place at […]

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 […]