3,000 new East Lindsey homes ‘need local priority’

July 16, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

A senior councillor says the Local Plan due to go before East Lindsey District Council next week is a ‘good plan’, which ‘clears some of the mystique’ around planning, but added there needs to be an emphasis on affordable housing for local people. The plan includes a requirement to build 7,819 houses over the next 13 years, with consent already given to 1,257 developments on the coast and 3,118 inland. A nearly five per cent […]

Narrow vote on traveller site plan for Burgh-le-Marsh

March 9, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

A plan for a Gypsy and Traveller transit site in Burgh-le-Marsh has been narrowly refused. East Lindsey District Council planners met this morning to discuss the controversial plan for next to the Burgh bypass. County Councillor Colin Davie told the Skegness Standard ahead of the meeting he would be speaking on behalf of residents. He said: “They do not want the travellers in Burgh-le-Marsh. I have spoken to residents and they are worried. “I will […]

Free car parking U-turn in East Lindsey brings welcome boost to businesses

March 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

An official U-turn on town centre parking means business owners are expecting a boost in trade as free car parking comes back to East Lindsey. Traders anticipate footfall will increase and tills will be busy as 10 car parks revert to free parking all day. Charges are to be scrapped from April 13 following the policy U-turn – with a £2 overnight charge will be introduced instead on all paid-for car parks. Cattlemarket in Horncastle; […]

Rod Williams Returned As Spilsby District Councillor

May 8, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Rod Williams is to continue as District Councillor for Spilsby for a second term. The Conservative candidate will now continue to be the District Councillor for the Town after he defeated the UKIP and Labour candidates at the polls yesterday with a majority of 171 votes. Candidate Political Party Votes Ebony Moore UK Independence Party (UKIP) 367 Christopher Prince Labour Party 297 Roderick Williams Conservative Party 538 The turnout was lower in Spilsby than most […]

Complaints over noisy road

October 17, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Angry residents at Burgh le Marsh have spoken out over ‘phenomenal’ noise levels coming from a newly re-surfaced road near the village. Campaigners have launched a petition in response to the work on the A158 bypass, registering with Lincolnshire County Council that they are now suffering increased noise levels as traffic passes over the surface. Councillor Neil Cooper, of East Lindsey District Council for Burgh le Marsh, said the noise was ‘phenomenal’. He said: “We […]

Overnight improvements on the A158

April 9, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The A158 at Gunby will be closed up to the roundabout from 8pm to 6am on weeknights, from 15 – 26 April, Lincolnshire County Council have announced.  The Gunby Lane junction will also be closed during this period. Through traffic from the Horncastle direction will be diverted from the A158 at Partney onto the A16 to Ulceby Cross, onto the A1028 to Gunby roundabout, with traffic from the Skegness direction taking the same route in reverse […]