Bypass could be on agenda in key talks

September 8, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

The possibility of a new by-pass for Horncastle is likely to feature in top level talks between Lincolnshire County Council and East Lindsey District Council this month. The two authorities are set to meet to discuss a number of key issues with regard to East Lindsey’s Local Plan – the ‘blueprint’ for development in the district. The meeting follows claims by the County Council that it was not fully included in discussions about formulating the […]

Fury over proposed Traveller and Gypsy sites in East Lindsey

April 15, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Fury has erupted over a list of eight locations identified by East Lindsey District Council as potentially suitable for encampments of Travellers and Gypsies. Councillors and members of the public expressed dismay when it was released at a meeting of the Council’s planning policy committee on Thursday (April 15). “This is so poor it’s unbelievable”, fumed Councillor Jill-Makinson-Sanders. “The council is shooting itself in the foot. “It is totally irresponsible to set hares running – […]

Council defends delay over planning document – saying it is ‘vital’ to get it right

June 30, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A key planning document, which will effectively control future housing development throughout East Lindsey, is unlikely to come into force for at least another 12 months. East Lindsey District Council has confirmed it does not expect to submit it’s draft Local Plan for Government approval until next year. Key elements of the plan will include identifying sites for housing and the minimum number of homes to be built over the next 15 years. Once adopted, […]