Scrutiny committee to review county council decision to switch off street lights

August 1, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Following months of criticism and security concerns locally after the county council’s decision to turn off street lights in some areas after midnight in a money-saving drive, the matter is to be reviewed. Lincolnshire County Councillors are to take a look at both the street lighting policy and the impact of IT provision on council working. For street lighting, the scrutiny review will look at the impact of the new street lighting policy. It will […]

Street lighting project for coast and Spilsby enters final phase

January 3, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Residents concerned about the impact of the final phase of Lincolnshire County Council’s street lighting project are being urged to contact the police for advice. The council is looking to save £1.7m from its annual £5m street lighting budget through a number of measures countywide. These include 17,000 of the county’s 68,000 lights being swapped for low-energy LED ones which can be dimmed; ‘part-night’ lighting being introduced in certain, mostly residential, areas, where lights will […]

Appeal After Theft Of Garden Ornaments

February 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Police in Spilsby are appealing for information about the theft of garden ornaments. Overnight between the 17th and 18th January (possibly around midnight) the offenders stole the following items from the garden of a property in Halton Road, Spilsby: Garden Ornament, 1 light coloured stone Roman statue. 3ft high. Value £100 Garden Ornament, 1 light coloured stone water bowl.. Value £120 Garden Ornament, 1 white and grey plastic Heron figure. 3ft high. Value £40 Anyone […]

Street light dimming a success

September 14, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Some street lighting in Lincolnshire are set to be dimmed after a successful trial in Halton Holegate and Mablethorpe. The county council has approved a number of changes to save energy as well as reducing its’ carbon footprint and cut the level of its’ fuel bills.  Pilot schemes around the county have shown that there is no impact on road safety or crime levels, officials report.  Street lights have been dimmed or switched off in […]