No charge to spend a penny in Spilsby

September 28, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Public toilets in Spilsby could be managed locally as part of plans announced by East Lindsey District Council in its’ public toilets review, but there will be no 20p charge. The toilets, situated in the centre of town, are part of the eleven public toilets across the District Council has announced it will be looking to discuss the future of with local Town and Parish Councils. Other toilets in the District – mostly along the […]

UK’s only flying Lancaster back in the air after ‘major’ overhaul

July 4, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

The UK’s only flying Lancaster bomber has taken to the air in its first test after undergoing “major maintenance”. As well as a complete overhaul, the aircraft was given new nose art featuring a kangaroo and bagpipes. It is part of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF), based at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, is currently at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford. The Lancaster is due to return to its base for the BBMF’s […]

Lancaster bomber’s first flight since fire

July 17, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

The sound of a Lancaster Bomber’s Merlin engines could be heard across Lincolnshire when it took to the skies for the first time in months. The iconic bomber, one of only two surviving flight-worthy examples in the world, was grounded for much of 2015 after an engine caught fire during a practice flight. Today the BBMF, based at RAF Coningsby, flew for the first time since the fire, taking to the skies of Lincolnshire and […]

Spate of 24 shed and garage burglaries spark two-day crime prevention campaign

March 7, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

More than 20 shed and garden burglaries in East Lindsey have led to a special event being staged by Lincolnshire Police, it has been revealed. The Horncastle Neighbourhood Policing Team are holding a two-day crime prevention event. It has been organised for the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20. The event is taking place at the former Crowders Garden Centre on Lincoln Road. And it will coincide with the centre’s re-launch by […]

Free parking back on Council’s agenda

November 19, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council will finally consider changes to its controversial car parking policy at a meeting on December 2. A scrutiny panel has recommended a series of alterations after a review of charges brought in almost three years ago. It is proposed to re-introduce free parking at a number of car parks – including The Wong in Horncastle, Royal Square in Woodhall Spa and Silver Street in Coningsby. The changes have been widely welcomed […]