Calls to assess safety of Lincolnshire road following two separate crashes in less than 24 hours

August 12, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Calls have been made for an urgent risk assessment to be carried out on the A155 around West Keal and a 50mph speed limit put in place. A motorcyclist died and six people were injured in two separate crashes in less than 24 hours on a two mile stretch of the A155. A 44-year-old man from the Nottingham area who was riding a Kawasaki XZ, was pronounced dead at the scene after his motorcycle and […]

A16 diversion causing chaos in Old Bolingbroke

October 28, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Large vehicle drivers are ignoring official diversion routes and causing traffic chaos in Old Bolingbroke – a village not normally associated with traffic jams. The A16, which is shut for the next few days, has official diversions posted via Horncastle but some lorry drivers are choosing to ignore them and instead travel down the single track roads between Mavis Enderby and the A155 – through the sleepy historic village of Old Bolingbroke. The road has […]

Local Groups Awarded Grants

October 23, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Local groups in Spilsby, Old Bolingbroke, East Keal, Irby and Bratoft have received over £1,300 in the latest round of councillor community initiative grants. The community initiative grant scheme allows East Lindsey District Councillors an amount of money each year which they can award to local groups and organisations. Councillor Roderick Williams (Spilsby ward) granted Spilsby Junior Football Club £500 to buy new kit, football and training equipment. Councillor Jim Swanson (Halton Holegate ward) gave […]

Horncastle & Spilsby fire crews attend Keal Cotes crash

September 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A man has been admitted to hospital following an incident in which a car collided with a house in Keal Coates. Emergency services were called to an address on the Main Road in Keal Coates at 11pm on Monday 23rd September, after a Suburu Impreza collided with the wall of a house and two static vehicles. The driver of the car, a 29 year-old man from Old Bolingbroke, is being treated in Pilgrim Hospital for […]

Nighthawkers Damage Historical Site At Old Bolingbroke

May 27, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Officers involved in “Operation Totem”, an operation aimed at tackling “nighthawking” practices in the Wolds, are currently investigating an incident at Bolingbroke Castle near Spilsby. “Nighthawking” is the practice of metal detecting without the landowner’s permission for personal gain, an activity that has recently seen damage caused to farmers’ crops in the county. On Tuesday 24 May, several areas of damage were discovered at the historical site in Old Bolingbroke. Eight large holes had been […]

Pipeline Plans Go On Display In Spilsby

May 18, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Plans for a £40m pipeline that cut across the Spilsby area are set to be unveiled today. Anglian Water has stated that its scheme will increase water supplies to Boston by taking water 40 miles by underground pipeline from the Covenham reservoir near Louth. The route of the plan is understood to take it through the Spilsby Online area, possibly very close to Old Bolingbroke, and go via the Miningsby reservoir. The plans will be […]