Twinning association needs 10 more adults to make Germany trip happen

September 4, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Ten more people in the Spilsby area are needed to make an historic trip to honour war heroes in Germany happen. Spilsby and District Twinning Association is planning to visits their twin town of Bassum in October and lay a wreath where a Lancaster bomber from RAF Spilsby was recently discovered. But organisers need more adults to join the trip as this year the Spilsby Juniors football teams are going along to compete for a […]

Lancaster Wreckage From Spilsby Bomber Found In Germany

February 28, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Wreckage of a Lancaster bomber never to return to its base at RAF Spilsby has been found – by coincidence – close to the twin town of Bassum in Germany, where it was shot down. Spilsby twinned with Bassum in 2010 after a 10-year friendship, little knowing the historic link that would one day be discovered. The find in Pestinghausen, the village to which Bassum belongs, was made by historian Volker Urbanski, who came across […]

Action packed trip to twin town

August 11, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A group of 40 residents from the Spilsby area tok part in a weekend visit to twin town of Fresnay sur Sarthe in France. The group included a junior football team and a number of tennis players . A tennis competition against players from Fresnay, resulted in a 5 – 5 draw. Spilsby Junior FC played a team from Fresnay for the J & A Trophy, with the home side winning a close game 2 […]