Mother of boy with rare condition to host vigil to “death of care”

April 6, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A mum of a boy with a rare genetic condition unable to learn how to talk and develop is fearing for the future of services designed to help children like hers. Dominique Pettitt from Spilsby feels she has been let down by the health and social care system as she fights for services to help her son, seven-year-old son Sebastien. He was born with Phelan McDermid Syndrome, a chromosome disorder which affects development. It means […]

Spilsby library proposals are a ‘criminal shame’

February 1, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A mother whose young family recently moved to Spilsby, fears proposals to relocate the town’s library to a supermarket or church are ‘short-sighted’ and a ‘criminal shame.’ Dominique Pettitt has called for Lincolnshire County Council’s proposals to move the service into the Co-operative or Methodist Chapel to be reconsidered, claiming they will harm the town’s vibrancy and community spirit. Raising her concerns at Thursday’s Spilsby Town Council meeting, she said: “To move a community resource […]