MP drops by at care home

July 1, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Residents and staff at Eresby Hall care home in Spilsby welcomed a visit from their MP Victoria Atkins on National Care Home Open Day. During her visit Mrs Atkins met Arthur and Gladys Goodacre who celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last year. Eresby Hall was one of a number of care homes in the Louth and Horncastle constituency participating in the event this month. A UK-wide initiative, care homes are invited to open their doors […]

Councillors donate £300 to Spilsby pantomime society

September 30, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

An amateur dramatics society in Spilsby, praised for ’embracing everyone in the community’, has been awarded £300 by the town council. Spilsby Local Amateur Pantomime Society (SLAPS) requested the funding to help it cope with the ‘significant’ costs of arranging its ‘very popular’ annual production. In a letter to Spilsby Town Council the society said last season’s production of King Arthur and the Four Bears ‘involved every section of the town’ and causes a ‘real […]

Pantomime society welcome Masons’ generous donation

December 1, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A pantomime society in Spilsby has welcomed a generous donation from the town’s Masonic Lodges, which will assist the group’s forthcoming production. Tim Bird, a past master of Spilsby’s Shakespeare Masonic Lodge, recently presented members of Spilsby Local Amateur Pantomime Society (SLAPS) with a cheque for £1,000. SLAPS founding member Dr Mike Morgan thanked Mr Bird for the kind donation, which will go towards the purchase of much needed audio and lighting equipment for the […]

Family Release Tribute to Accident Victim

April 18, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

The family of David Blackburn, who was tragically killed in a collision at East Kirkby on Saturday 9 April, have released a tribute to a warm and lovely husband, father and grandfather. Born and raised in Stickney, motor mechanic David met his wife, Catherine, twenty years ago in Benidorm where they shared a holiday romance.  After returning home, they enjoyed a relationship for a time before their lives took separate paths, although they remained good […]