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 […]

Gunby Roundabout set for night-time improvements

August 14, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Night-time resurfacing works to replace the worn-out road surface on each leg of Gunby Roundabout, along with a stretch of the eastbound A158, will start on Monday 9 September. The total programme of works is expected to last for eight weeks, subject to suitable weather conditions, with the works being carried out in phases.  The closures will be in place from 7pm to 6am, Monday to Friday. These works will inevitably cause some disruption, but […]

‘A terrible tragedy’ – calls to improve road after woman dies in bus crash

February 13, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Tributes have been pouring in following a fatal collision between a car and bus on the A158 between Horncastle and Spilsby. The female driver of a white Ford Focus in her 60s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Thunkers Hollow near Horncastle. The driver of a double decker Stagecoach bus was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary with injuries police say are serious but are not believed to be life-threatening. Now local […]

Air ambulance called after two adults and two-year-old child hurt in crash on A158

May 2, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

A man and a woman have been airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash on the A158, near Spilsby. A two-year-old child who was also a passenger in the car they were travelling in, a Ford Focus, has also been rushed to the same hospital by ambulance. A male passenger travelling in a Mercedes Vito which was involved in the crash between Gunby roundabout and Candlesby has been […]

Teen detained for 100mph police pursuit crash

March 16, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

A teenage driver who caused serious injuries to a pregnant woman and a 13-year-old girl when he crashed the car they were travelling in during a high speed police chase has been detained. Steven Thomas, 19, reached speeds of up to 100mph before crashing into a tree beside the A158 near Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire, in May. The girl suffered fractures to her back and the woman sustained a head injury. Thomas, from Alfreton, was sentenced to […]