Police appeal for witnesses after car wash altercation

January 26, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Police are appealing for witnesses to an altercation that occurred at a Boston car wash. At approx. 1.25pm on Saturday 23rd January, a female in a silver Audi TT had her car cleaned at the car wash in the Asda car park in Boston.  An alleged dispute over payment followed and this resulted in an altercation which left a 32 year-old man requiring hospital treatment. The female driver, a 46 year-old woman from Wrangle, was arrested […]

Plastic bag usage down up to 80% since 5p charge was introduced

January 15, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Plastic bag usage has plummeted up to a staggering 80% in the three month period since the introduction of a 5p charge, according to three leading supermarkets. Morrisons and Tesco have reported a fall in demand of around 80% while Waitrose said shoppers were using 70% fewer bags. Andy Cummins, a spokesman for Break the Bag Habit which campaigned for the charge to be introduced, said: “This is great news. The reduction of the use […]