New dog dirt rules will fine owners for not carrying a poo bag

December 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Dog owners in Boston have been warned they could face a fine of £100 if they aren’t carrying a plastic bag to clean up after their pet. The borough council has already introduced new legislation – but no one caught breaking the rules will be fined until February 1. And the authority says it has plenty of free dog poo bags available from it’s offices or in the town’s Central Park. Councillor Michael Brookes, cabinet […]

Owners warned: Pick up after your pet or face the consequences

February 27, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Dog owners are being warned to pick up after their pets or face the consequences – as Spilsby Town Council launch an anti-dog fouling campaign. The issue has become a major problem in the town, with much of the fouling taking place on the rereational playing fields, where Spilsby Town FC and Spilsby juniors play their football. However, the problem is not just isolated to these areas. There will be new signs on the Recreation […]

Local Woman Runs For Dog Rescue Charity

January 22, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A local woman is entering the Lincoln 10K to raise money for charity in memory of Drake the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Ruth Hollingsworth from Firsby is running to raise money for the Doris Banham Rescue charity, who work to alleviate the suffering of and rehome lost and abandoned dogs.  Ruth is running in memory of her much-missed dog Drake who died after being hit by a train. If you would like to sponsor Ruth in […]

Keep dogs safe this bonfire night

October 24, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council is urging people to ensure their dogs are kept safe this bonfire night. Bangs and flashes from fireworks can cause great distress to many animals and ahead of bonfire night the Council is encouraging all dog owners to take necessary measures to ensure their animals have a stress free and safe evening. Council Dog Warden, Sue Farenden, said: “Bonfire night is the worst evening of the year for many animals. If […]

Police Appeal Over Flasher

August 17, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Police are appealing for information following a flashing incident in Spilsby. Shortly after half past eight this morning (Saturday 17 August) a male approached a female dog walker in the Vale Road Industrial Estate area of Spilsby.  The male exposed himself to the dog walker causing her considerable distress. The male was described as white, about 6ft tall, slim build aged in his mid to late 30’s with short blonde shaven hair. He was wearing […]

Is Your Dog Micro-Chipped?

May 24, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has announced a dog micro-chipping session in Spilsby for 10th July 2012. Figures released by the Dog’s Trust suggest that the number of stray dogs is at an 11 year high and the Council hopes that micro-chipping will help address the issue. The microchip costs just £10 and is the size of a grain of rice. It contains all the owners contact details and is inserted in the dog’s shoulder blade, […]