Car Parking Permits Go Virtual

April 2, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has announced it is launching a virtual car parking permit scheme. From April 1, anyone purchasing a parking permit in East Lindsey will have the ability to set up an online account that can be updated as necessary throughout the duration of the permit.  Previously, car parking permits would have been issued to be displayed in the vehicle. The Council offers a variety of permits for both residents and non-residents in over […]

SO Festival ‘snub’ for inland communities

March 23, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has come under fire for not doing more to ensure the popular SO Festival continues to benefit inland towns and villages. The Festival had become a popular event across the district with towns like Horncastle, Louth and Alford staging events, alongside coastal resorts. But Adam Grist, ELDC’s Portfolio Holder for Market Towns and the Rural Economy, has confirmed that the festival will only be held in coastal towns. He said no […]

Residents Face Issues Accessing Services After Council Office Closure

November 25, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby residents will have to travel to Skegness or Horncastle to pay their Council Tax and receive other services after today as East Lindsey District Council closes the Community Access Point in the town. The closure, which is also affecting a number of other Community Access Points across the District will mean that residents have to either go online, telephone or travel to see an advisor face-to-face. Spilsby’s Access Point is joined in closure by […]

Pupils join Opera group in SO festival

June 28, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Schoolchildren from Alford and Partney got a taste of opera last week as Garsington Opera members visited schools. Partney C of E Aided School and Huttoft Primary School were visited by members of the Garsington Opera for a singing and operatic workshop. The workshop was part of Opera For All, which aims to make the arts more accessible, especially in small coastal communities. Hannah Elder is from Opera For All and said: “Our team of professionals […]

Council Proposals Could See Spilsby Access Point Closed Or Hours Reduced

May 16, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A proposal by East Lindsey District Council could see the Community Access Point in Spilsby closed or on reduced hours. The Community Access Point, based in Franklin Hall, allows local residents to access a range of services provided by the District Council including paying Council Tax locally. Residents are being asked for their views on proposals to make more services available through the District Council’s website and by increasing the Council’s telephone call centre capacity […]

Fury over proposed Traveller and Gypsy sites in East Lindsey

April 15, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Fury has erupted over a list of eight locations identified by East Lindsey District Council as potentially suitable for encampments of Travellers and Gypsies. Councillors and members of the public expressed dismay when it was released at a meeting of the Council’s planning policy committee on Thursday (April 15). “This is so poor it’s unbelievable”, fumed Councillor Jill-Makinson-Sanders. “The council is shooting itself in the foot. “It is totally irresponsible to set hares running – […]