Batemans moves to dispel sell-off rumours

April 19, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire-based brewery Batemans has taken steps to dispel rumours the company is about to be sold off. Batemans is a family-owned company based in Wainfleet. Stuart Bateman, managing director at Batemans Brewery, has confirmed to tenants and customers that there are no plans to sell the business. He said: “Batemans is a proud family firm and we believe it always will be. “Batemans brewery is in no way looking to be sold to an external […]

Victim knocked ‘flying into the air’ by driver ‘consumed with temper and drink’

December 23, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A man mowed down a pub customer after losing his temper following a bar room argument, a court heard. Jason Wells accelerated and drove his vehicle straight into Paul Downes who was thrown onto the bonnet. Lincoln Crown Court was told that Mr Downes was then dragged under the wheels of the car as Wells drove straight over him. Caroline Bradley, prosecuting, said the incident happened outside the George Hotel in Spilsby minutes after Wells […]

Batemans supporting Linkage Trust

May 5, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire based family brewer Batemans has announced plans for an exciting ‘Big Week’ of activities across its 60 pubs with the aim of raising £20,000 for county-based learning disability charity, Linkage Community Trust. The ‘Big Week’ will take place between May 25-31 and was launched at an exclusive event at the brewery. Pubs across the Batemans estate will be involved, with each landlord deciding for themselves what activities they will be holding to support such […]

Government probes council’s library service

March 3, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The Government is considering whether a comprehensive and efficient library service is being provided by Lincolnshire County Council. This investigation will help Culture Secretary Sajid Javid determine if a local inquiry is needed in response to a complaint from retired chief librarian Maurice Nauta. Mr Nauta, from Nettleham, wrote to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport objecting to the council’s plans for Lincolnshire’s library service and the DCMS confirms the matter is being treated […]

Spilsby Market is the ‘Real Deal’

May 6, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby market is one of three council run markets given the thumbs up from Trading Standards. Louth Market was visited by Trading Standards as part of the Real Deal scheme which aims to rid markets and car boot sales nationwide of counterfeit and illegal goods. As a result of being given the all clear the three District Council-run markets in Horncastle, Louth and Spilsby have all earned all the Real Deal accreditation and signed up […]

Lincolnshire County Council Publish Christmas Opening Times

December 8, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council have published a guide to the opening times and emergency contact numbers for services in the county over Christmas and New Year. Customer Service CentreThe centre will be open as normal, with the exception of: Friday 24 December: open 8am to 4pm Saturday 25 to Tuesday 28 December inclusive: closed Friday 31st December (open 8am to 6pm) Saturday 1 January 2011 to Monday 3 January 2011 inclusive: closed Call Connect ServiceThe service […]