Funeral service for Fred Panton

June 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Mourners have today celebrated the life of Fred Panton, who co-founded Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby near Spilsby. Fred died aged 82 on June 9 surrounded by his family. In 1988 he and brother Harold opened the centre, home of Lancaster Just Jane, as a tribute to Bomber Command and their brother Christopher, who was killed in a raid over Nuremburg on March 30/31, 1944. Friends and family packed Spilsby Methodist Church this […]

eBay Olympic torch sale wife Caroline Hereward sentenced

November 9, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A woman who tried to sell the Olympic torch carried by her husband to pay off debts has been given a four-week suspended sentence. Caroline Hereward, 33, from Ashleigh, Great Steeping, Spilsby, offered the torch on eBay but failed to send it to the winning bidder. Ms Hereward was ordered to pay the torch’s cost and postage of £3,000. Skegness Magistrates’ Court heard she wanted to pay off debts at the judo club her husband […]