New dog dirt rules will fine owners for not carrying a poo bag

December 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Dog owners in Boston have been warned they could face a fine of £100 if they aren’t carrying a plastic bag to clean up after their pet. The borough council has already introduced new legislation – but no one caught breaking the rules will be fined until February 1. And the authority says it has plenty of free dog poo bags available from it’s offices or in the town’s Central Park. Councillor Michael Brookes, cabinet […]

Concern after signs promoting Medieval Day near Spilsby are removed

August 19, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A plea has been made following the removal of a number of signs promoting one of the main fundraising events of the year for a heavy horse charity near Spilsby. Northcote Heavy Horse Centre’s Medieval Tournament takes place on Sunday and posters are put up all over the area to promote the event to locals and visitors heading to the coast. However, someone has removed a number of them and there are concerns the event […]

Warning Over Fake Puppies And Kittens For Sale Online

May 11, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Action Fraud are warning the public about an increasing number of non-existent pets, particularly puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale online. Fraudsters are placing adverts online using stolen photos of pets claiming they are currently held abroad or somewhere less accessible within the UK. Once a sale is agreed and payment is made, usually by money transfer or bank transfer, the pet does not materialise. The fraudsters will usually ask for further advanced payments to […]

Zoo tigers will NOT escape and kill people, insists owner

April 22, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

The director of a wildlife park has defended his Bengal tigers following claims they may escape and kill people. Steve Nichols says his Bengal Tigers are under lock and key and extra safety precautions are carried out to prevent the tigers from escaping. He says it is as impossible as it can be for them to break free. I do understand people’s concerns and I wish they would come to me and I could show […]

Owners warned: Pick up after your pet or face the consequences

February 27, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Dog owners are being warned to pick up after their pets or face the consequences – as Spilsby Town Council launch an anti-dog fouling campaign. The issue has become a major problem in the town, with much of the fouling taking place on the rereational playing fields, where Spilsby Town FC and Spilsby juniors play their football. However, the problem is not just isolated to these areas. There will be new signs on the Recreation […]

Keep dogs safe this bonfire night

October 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council is urging people to ensure their dogs are kept safe this bonfire night. Bangs and flashes from fireworks can cause great distress to many animals and ahead of bonfire night the Council is encouraging all dog owners to take necessary measures to ensure their animals have a stress free and safe evening. Council Dog Warden, Sue Farenden, said: “Bonfire night is the worst evening of the year for many animals. If […]