Nominations are now open for the Good Citizens Awards 2019

April 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Nominations are now open across the county for you to nominate your Good Citizens of 2019. Across Lincolnshire, there are thousands of people going the extra mile to support individuals, groups and communities.  This might be done through raising money, looking after the environment or simply being a good neighbour, and Lincolnshire County Council want to hear about our local heroes. Launching this year’s Lincolnshire County Council Good Citizens Awards, Leader Councillor Martin Hill, said: “We […]

Remains of Anglo-Saxon cemetery discovered near Spilsby

November 27, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield have uncovered a previously unknown Anglo-Saxon cemetery near Spilsby. Excavations have revealed more than 20 burials at the extraordinary cemetery in the Lincolnshire Wolds dating back to the late fifth to mid sixth centuries AD. The dig at the site in Scremby, near Spilsby was led by Dr Hugh Willmott and Dr Katie Hemer from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology in collaboration with Dr Adam Daubney, the […]

Lincolnshire hospitals miss all waiting time targets

March 10, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Hospitals in Lincolnshire have failed to meet all their waiting time targets. United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (UHLT), which runs hospitals in Lincoln, Grantham and Boston, missed its targets for cancer care, accident and emergency and planned operations. Figures for February show ULHT treated 69.3% of A&E patients within four hours, the national target is 95%. The trust said it was dealing with “increased demand in our emergency departments”. In January, 76.9% of patients began cancer […]

West Keal incident leaves horse rider with serious injury

January 16, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are investigating a traffic incident in West Keal which left a horse rider with a serious injury. The incident happened at around 2pm on Tuesday January 3, as the 45-year-old local woman was riding her horse along the A155 from Church Lane towards Hall Lane. As a tractor that was travelling behind the horse overtook it, the horse threw the rider. The tractor driver did stop but then left the scene and we […]

Batemans moves to dispel sell-off rumours

April 19, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire-based brewery Batemans has taken steps to dispel rumours the company is about to be sold off. Batemans is a family-owned company based in Wainfleet. Stuart Bateman, managing director at Batemans Brewery, has confirmed to tenants and customers that there are no plans to sell the business. He said: “Batemans is a proud family firm and we believe it always will be. “Batemans brewery is in no way looking to be sold to an external […]

Maternity wing takes shape at Pilgrim Hospital

February 11, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Pilgrim Hospital is welcoming its newest arrival this week – the start of its modernised £3.7 million maternity build. The first modular units arrived and were installed at the new location on Monday behind what will be the former maternity ward. By the end of this week almost 30 units will be moved, creating the start of a build which is hoped to be completed by March and ready to move into by the end […]