Councillors donate £300 to Spilsby pantomime society

September 30, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

An amateur dramatics society in Spilsby, praised for ’embracing everyone in the community’, has been awarded £300 by the town council. Spilsby Local Amateur Pantomime Society (SLAPS) requested the funding to help it cope with the ‘significant’ costs of arranging its ‘very popular’ annual production. In a letter to Spilsby Town Council the society said last season’s production of King Arthur and the Four Bears ‘involved every section of the town’ and causes a ‘real […]

Police clamp down on bad behaviour in Spilsby

August 16, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A crackdown on antisocial behaviour in Spilsby, which recently netted a number of arrests and successful prosecutions, has been welcomed by councillors in the town. Lincolnshire Police altered its officers’ shifts and focused resources to help combat the problem which flared up earlier this summer. Recent successes in the fight against crime include the prosecution of 18-year-old Adrian Fraser who was charged with a public order offence and received a four month custodial sentence. Another […]

Thieves warned ‘keep out of Spilsby’ after launch of new shop scheme

July 14, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Thieves, toe rags and ne’er do wells have been warned to ‘keep out of Spilsby’ after businesses in the town teamed up for a new crime cutting initiative. Former mayor Coun Michael Lenton has spearheaded an ‘early warning shop system’ which allows businesses to alert one another about potential troublemakers in the town. We’re saying to criminals, we don’t want you here, keep out of Spilsby, because if you come to commit crime you will […]

Emotional mayoral change-over in Spilsby

June 3, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A single tear trickled down the outgoing mayor of Spilsby’s cheek as he prepared to hand over the chains of office to his successor at the recent town council AGM. As Coun Peter Grant was unanimously voted into the mayoral role – 11 years to the day after he was first appointed the title – the praise flowed freely for his predecessor. Coun Michael Lenton was said by many to be a ‘hard act to […]

‘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 […]