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 […]
A second budget hotel chain is eyeing up potential development sites on the Lincolnshire coast. Travelodge has confirmed it is keen to come to Skegness – and is looking at possible sites for a modern new building. This comes after East Lindsey District Council agreed to sell Pier Field on the foreshore for a new 80-bed Premier Inn hotel and restaurant, showing the first national name for the coast is already paving the way for […]
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 […]
Officers from the Burgh and Wainfleet Neighbourhood Policing Team are holding two ‘Mark It at the Market’ sessions on Saturday 16 February. They will be at Burgh Le Marsh Market Place between 10am and noon then at Wainfleet Market Place from 1pm until 3pm. PCSO Jayne Richardson said, “We’re inviting local people to bring along their mobile phones, sat nav, bikes or any portable valuables and have them property coded for free. Items that are […]
St James Church in Spilsby is to receive £8k for improvements to facilities for community use. The church is one of a number of organisations throughout East Lindsey to receive funding from East Lindsey District Council’s Community Grants scheme. The funding is due to be used to install a kitchenette and toilet facilities in the church for community activities. Portfolio Holder for Communities and Community Grants Panel Chairman, Councillor Sandra Harrison, said “On behalf of […]
The partner of a man found dead following a fire at their Burgh Le Marsh workshop has appeared in court charged with murder. David Twigg was found dead in a cupboard in the building at Station Yard in Burgh Le Marsh on 13 March this year. Mr Twigg’s partner, Julie Dixon, has entered a not guilty plea at Lincoln Crown Court and has now been remanded in custody to stand trial on 5th December.