Volunteers welcomes guests to community Christmas meals

December 18, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Communities are coming together today to make it a Christmas to remember for pensioners, the lonely and those simply deserving a good party. More than 150 people are set to attend the special events in Spilsby and Wainfleet – hosted by the Skegness Standard in partnership with volunteers from local groups and churches. This is the second year the Skegness Standard has hosted the free meals at the Franklin Hall in Spilsby, in partnership with Spilsby Christian Fellowship, […]

Updated: Pilot dies after small aircraft crash near Spilsby

December 16, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Update:  The pilot has been named as 55-year-old Simon Barrett from Boston. A statement, released by Lincolnshire Police on behalf of Mr Barrett’s family, said: “Simon was a family man, a devoted, supportive and loving husband and Dad. “Flying was Simon’s number one hobby and he took every opportunity to take to the calm and peace of the sky whenever the weather permitted. “He had been flying for around 30 years as well as enjoying […]

Call for roundabout following crash on A16

October 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Residents in Spilsby are calling for a roundabout at a busy stretch of the A16 following a two-vehicle collision. The incident at a crossroads on Partney Road which has seen “three serious accidents in the past five years” took place on Saturday and involved a Landrover Discovery and a Mondeo. In spite of there being no injuries, it has triggered a debate on whether a roundabout should be installed – something that in the past […]

Police warn ATM users after cash traps found in Lincolnshire

June 7, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are reminding cash machine users to be vigilant when using ATMs after a number of cash traps have been found in the county. Cash traps were found on the two ATMs at Barclays Bank in Boston on two occasions in the past two weeks. Cash trap devices have also been found at Barclays Bank in Lincoln on May 28th.  Chief inspector Simon Skelton said: “We would ask residents to remain vigilant when using […]