Big cash boost for allotments in Spilsby

March 27, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Interest in allotments is expected to grow in Spilsby following a £9,180 Lottery grant to upgrade the facilities. Spilsby Town Council has been awarded the cash for the 33 Hundleby Road allotments by the ‘Awards for All’ fund. The award will buy equipment and complete clearance works, fencing and road repairs. There will also be a community area with picnic benches and a composting toilet so that allotment holders can enjoy the experience of being […]

Council sows seeds of peace at allotments in Spilsby

October 5, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Allotment holders in Spilsby have been issued with new tenancy agreements to finally put an end to any confusion over boundaries and footpaths. The new agreement for the 43 allotments in Hundleby Road was ratified by councillors at last week’s meeting of Spilsby Town Council. Town clerk Bonny Smith and the council’s allotments working group have been working towards an allotments policy that left no room for confusion. Mrs Smith said: “We wanted to stop […]

Promise of action after vandalism at Spilsby allotments

January 18, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A new tough line is to be taken on anyone damaging property or pathways at Spilsby allotments. Problems of a rose bush being poisoned, pots damaged and the removal of pathways were highlighted at a town council meeting last year by allotment holder Jill Young. Jill stated that she had been disillusioned by the support of the council after attending three council meetings when she had been the target of vandalism over a period of 15 […]

Town Councillor Resigns Over Allotment Row

January 31, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby Town Councillor has resigned after a row over allotments.  Chris Burton, a councillor of six years standing, resigned after claiming he was ‘harrassed and victimised’ by the Mayor and Town Clerk according to a report by the Spilsby Standard. In his letter to the Council, Mr Burton stated:  “With careful consideration and deep regret I can see no other way out but to resign my position forthwith. “Due to the ambiguity and stress […]