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East Lindsey District Council

East Lindsey District Council is the district council covering Spilsby and surrounding areas.  It covers a geographical area of around 700 square miles, making it the fifth largest district in England.

East Lindsey District Council provide these common services:

  • Social Housing (in association with Waterloo Housing)
  • Sports facilities
  • Street cleansing
  • Household Waste and Recycling Collection
  • Council Tax administration
  • Enforcement

However, the District Council is not responsible for any of the following:

  • Highway maintenance
  • Schools
  • Care homes
  • Household recycling centres (tips)
  • Business waste collection

If you have a query about the above subjects, you will need to contact Lincolnshire County Council.  These lists are not exhaustive by any means. 

Members of the public can access one-to-one services by either telephoning the council on 01507 601111 or by attending their nearest Community Access Point (CAP).  The Spilsby CAP closed on 25 November 2016.  The nearest CAP can be found in Skegness or Horncastle.

The CAP can deal with enquiries including:

  • East Lindsey District Council Meetings/Timetable information
  • East Lindsey District Council Payments by cheque or credit/debit card
  • Concessionary Travel Passes
  • Council Tax Enquiries
  • Council Tax Benefit Appointments
  • Homelessness Advice and Referrals
  • Housing Advice
  • Pest Control Enquiries
  • Planning Applications and Enquiries
  • Radar Keys
  • Refuse Collection Enquiries
  • Reporting Abandoned Vehicles
  • Reporting Fly Tipping
  • Reporting Damaged Public Facilities and Vandalism/Graffiti
  • Tourism and Regeneration
  • Car Park Information
  • Car Park Season Tickets

The facilities are accessible by wheelchair and equipped with a hearing loop.  Private interview facilities are available by appointment.

Latest East Lindsey District Council News

  • Council calls for residents to support their market
    East Lindsey District Council has called on residents to support their local market and vote in the Great British Market Awards. Voting is now open and residents can show their support by voting for the markets, including Spilsby's weekly market. The awards are organised by the National Associations of British Market Authorities (NABMA) and recognises … Read more
  • Community Grant money available for community projects
    Money is available to support local community-based projects in the local area in the Spilsby area. East Lindsey District Council's Councillors' Community Grants Scheme allocates each District Councillor £1,000 to award to community-based projects which benefit residents in their Ward.  Applications can be made buy not-for-profit formally governed groups. Money is still available at the … Read more
  • A good day for Independent Candidates in Spilsby area
    Independent candidate David Mangion has been elected as the District Councillor for Spilsby ward, with Jim Swanson re-elected as District Councillor for Halton Holegate ward. David Mangion, who is also a Councillor on Spilsby Town Council, was elected with 274 votes compared to outgoing Conservative District Councillor, Rod Williams, who scored 181 votes.  In third … Read more