Family shocked to return home to find house ransacked

March 15, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

A family have been left devastated after thieves ransacked their home near Spilsby – taking items of sentimental value with them. Chloe Kimberley Cox, who lives in an adjoining flat to her parents’ home in Toynton All Saints, said the culprits gained access via her bedroom window, which had been left ajar. The 20-year-old had gone out for a few hours with her mother Kim Pearson for lunch at the Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa when the burglary occurred […]

Film Night Cancelled Due To Weather

March 2, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Saturday’s showing of the classic film “The Third Man” is cancelled due to the weather. The film, starring Orson Welles, was due to be shown at The Franklin Hall on Saturday 3rd March at 7pm, as part of the Spilsby Community Led Plan’s Film Night.  However, after consultation with the providers the organisers have taken the decision to cancel the showing.

Man builds his own Brexit border control out of wheelie bins

July 20, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Three days after the Brexit vote, a Skegness man put a barrier across a road in the town, labelled it an ‘EU border crossing’ and demanded road users produce British passports. Magistrates at Skegness heard that the man, 22 year old Mathew Lewis White of The Meadows, then assaulted a driver who tried to move the barrier so that he could get home from work early in the morning. Adrian Carrington-Hunt was driving home at […]

Spilsby Show To Feature Rare Triple Flypast

July 4, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Sunday’s Spilsby Show is to feature a rare triple flypast featuring the best of British! A rare coup has been achieved by the organisers of the Spilsby Show with three of the best-known Second World War aircraft performing a flypast over the ever-popular event, courtesy of Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The Supermarine Spitfire is probably the best known and loved of all Second World War fighter aircraft, famous for its’ involvement in the Battle […]

Blackmail Scam Targets County Councillor

March 21, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council is calling for local residents to be vigilant, after one of its Councillors has been targeted by a blackmail scam. The elected member received a letter this weekend threatening to publicly accuse them of being a paedophile if they didn’t pay a large sum of money. Two more letters have since been sent to their home address. The council is urging people to report the matter to Lincolnshire Police, if they too […]

Bomber’s Final Flight Inspires New Drama

May 14, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

First-hand recollections of Second World War veterans and civilians have inspired the new drama being produced starring “Just Jane” from the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, near Spilsby. The 20 minute film charts the emotional journey of a seven man Lancaster Bomber crew as they undertake a perilous night time mission across occupied Europe. Funding from Centrica Energy, as part of its 2012 SO Festival sponsorship, has enabled the District Council to work with Lincoln-based film production […]