Almost half of drivers breaking speed limit on Horncastle roads

February 23, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Almost half of drivers were breaking the speed limit on one of Horncastle’s busiest roads in just eight days last September and October. A reactive speed sign owned by Horncastle Town Council ‘clocked’ 39,995 drivers on Jubilee Way. Of those, 17,668 were exceeding the 30mph speed limit – 44.23% of all vehicles. The top speed recorded was 63mph and the average speed 29.9mph. The figures were included in data presented to town councillors at their […]

East Lindsey District Council starts review of car park charges

October 16, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has started a process that could potentially lead to a U-turn in its controversial car park policy. The council has been heavily criticised after increasing charges at car parks earlier this year. It also introduced payments at other car parks which had previously been free of charge – including The Wong in Horncastle. Councillor Steve Newton – whose portfolio at ELDC includes car parks – has confirmed that a scrutiny of […]