‘Surprise interlude’ at East Lindsey planning meeting

July 15, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

There was a surprise interlude at an East Lindsey planning meeting on Thursday (July 14). To the astonishment of those in the public gallery, Councillors paused their discussions to break into a chorus of “Happy Birthday”. At the behest of Coun Sid Dennis, who conducted proceedings, they decided to celebrate the important day in the year of colleague Coun Jim Swanson (District Councillor for Halton Holegate ward). So delighted was he that Coun Swanson joined […]

Spilsby library proposals are a ‘criminal shame’

February 1, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A mother whose young family recently moved to Spilsby, fears proposals to relocate the town’s library to a supermarket or church are ‘short-sighted’ and a ‘criminal shame.’ Dominique Pettitt has called for Lincolnshire County Council’s proposals to move the service into the Co-operative or Methodist Chapel to be reconsidered, claiming they will harm the town’s vibrancy and community spirit. Raising her concerns at Thursday’s Spilsby Town Council meeting, she said: “To move a community resource […]

‘No action’ over breach complaint

December 2, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

After a formal complaint was made about a Spilsby councillor when they repeatedly refused to explain or withdraw allegations directed at former colleagues and the council in general, no further action is to be taken, it has been announced. As reported, Spilsby Town Council decided to take action against Coun Julia Pears in relation to comments she made, which members felt brought the council into disrepute. Mayor of Spilsby, Coun Michael Lenton commented previously during […]