Free driver training for older drivers

September 3, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Free training sessions are being offered to drivers aged 65 and over who want to brush up on their skills behind the wheel. The training is being provided by the East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership and the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership as part of efforts to encourage drivers to keep up to date with changes in legislation, modern technology and good driving practice. The programme focuses on all aspects of driving, including the law, health […]

Support local campaigns in Spilsby

August 20, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Residents of Spilsby and the surrounding area can now support local campaigns online using the new local petition system on The new system, open to all Spilsby and surrounding area residents and businesses, enables local petitions to have a wider reach and makes for an easier method of gathering support for the issues that really matter locally.  Whether it is a campaign against speeding in the area, better facilities or roads, it can find […]

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 […]

Have Your Say On Community Safety

August 2, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Have your say on Community Safety in the Spilsby area!  The East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership wants to hear your views on crime and anti-social behaviour. The Partnership, which includes the Police, Fire and Rescue, East Lindsey District Council, Boston Borough Council, Lincolnshire County Council , NHS Lincolnshire and Probation Services, has launched a consultation that will help shape its plans to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and the fear of crime in the future. Each […]

An Enjoyable Spilsby Show!

July 12, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

The 2010 Spilsby Show was blessed with great weather ensuring it was an event enjoyed by all. The weather was completely flawless with barely a cloud in the sky for one of the most important dates in the Spilsby events calendar.  The ever-popular event was again blessed by the weather meaning that it was ice-creams all round. The streets surrounding the Ancaster Avenue location were packed with cars and Hunts were running a ‘park and […]

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 […]