Families being priced out of buying homes in East Lindsey

May 7, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A survey by Shelter has revealed only 14.2 per cent of homes for sale in East Lindsey are affordable to families. Average families and single people looking to buy their first home are mostly being priced out of the housing market, according to a study by Shelter. The housing and homelessness charity’s study looked at the incomes of families, couples and single people and compared this to house prices to see whether homes in their […]

Opposition to homes plan gathers support

April 16, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A group formed to oppose a housing development in Spilsby say support is growing on the eve of the application being considered. Group spokesman Coun Julia Pears said petitions have been organised and an initial number of 60 pages against plans to build on the site of garages at West End Crescent went out to be signed. She said:”Everybody in the town appears to support us and we have had some positive feedback. I have […]

New homes plan sparks opposition

April 8, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby town councillors are united in opposition to a new proposed affordable homes development and residents plan to demonstrate against it when it comes up for consideration before planners. Waterloo Homes wants to build 14 new homes on land at West End Crescent which is currently occupied by garages. West End Action group spokesman Coun Julia Pears said there were concerns about the proposals including infrastructure and traffic problems. Campaigners also believe that there are […]

Social Housing Policies To Benefit Local People

September 11, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has changed their Housing Allocation Scheme to focus on residents with a strong link to the area.    With a growing need for social housing in the District, there is now a very real need to look at who we accept onto the housing register. This is why we have changed the criteria to improve the prospects of people who have a strong connection – whether that be living here, working here or having  family here.Councillor William […]