Reminder To Tick, Tock, Test! This Sunday

March 19, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is reminding residents to give their smoke alarms a spring clean and check that it works as the clocks go forward, on 29 March. Last year over 200 people died in fires in the home and national statistics show people are at least four times more likely to die if there’s no working smoke alarm. As part of the national FireKills campaign, firefighters across the county are also encouraging people to […]

Change Your Clock, Test Your Smoke Alarm

March 21, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lose an hour – not your life. That’s the message from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue as it encourages people to test their smoke alarm alongside changing their clocks. On 25 March, the clocks will go forward in every home across the country. Firefighters are urging people to test their smoke alarms as part of this routine. It’s in a bid to reduce the number of people who are killed in accidental house fires in England […]

Hagworthingham Burglar Alarm Saga Concluded

February 1, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Two Hagworthingham Parish Councillors have received cautions for cutting a wire on a burglar alarm. Councillors Edmund Done (67) and Jim Curtis (73) of Hagworthingham Parish Council caused approximately 5p worth of damage, in September 2008, by cutting a wire on an alarm that sounded for 20 minutes every two hours – day and night – for eight weeks.  It was stated that the two Councillors felt that this was the last option to ensure peace and quiet for local residents after exhausing […]