More than £36m from the Government’s Coronavirus scheme to support local businesses has been claimed, but there are many businesses that have yet to claim for grants they may be eligible for.
For the whole of January and February, new traders can join the regulars on Mondays in the Market Place for just £10 – a saving of £5. The weekly market takes place in the Market Place on Mondays and stalls have included an auctioneer, freshly baked bread and cakes, locally produced meats, clothing, fruit and vegetables, fresh flowers, pet foods and more. Alice Mitchell, of Jam Fashions, joined the market in May last year during […]
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 the best markets throughout the country across a range of awards, including Best Food Market, Best Indoor Market and Britain’s […]
Electric vehicle drivers will soon be able to charge their vehicles at a number of the car parks across East Lindsey after the District Council secured over £64,000 of grant funding to install chargepoints – including in Spilsby. The installation, which will benefit both residents and visitors coming to the Post Office Lane car park in Spilsby, has been part funded through the Government’s Onstreet Residential Chargepoint Scheme, with the remainder of funding provided by […]
East Lindsey District Council have announced a new £120,000 Shop Front Grant Scheme will launch in July, aiming to help independent shop owners to improve their shop fronts in towns across East Lindsey. The Council agreed £120,000 of funding to the scheme in its 2018/ 19 budget and it has now agreed the criteria for applications. The scheme was discussed at the Spilsby Business Partnership meeting in May. This a massively positive step that will […]
A Trail will be launched in Spilsby as part of the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival, to celebrate the life and achievements of the arctic explorer, Sir John Franklin. Franklin was born in Spilsby in 1786 and was raised in the town, later being educated at Louth Grammar School, but by the age of 14 he had joined the Royal Navy as a ‘first class volunteer’. Over the coming years he was involved in expeditions to […]