Lincoln Council approves 20p public toilet charges

July 10, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A council has approved proposals to charge 20p to use three of its public toilets as part of plans to combat government funding cuts. City of Lincoln Council said charging for facilities at Lucy Tower Street, Castle Square and Tentercroft Street could bring in about £30,000 per year. It said the changes were part of a range measures to meet savings targets of £4m per annum by 2018/19. The council said the charges were aimed […]

Lifeline for people recovering from illness ‘suspended’ in Spilsby

May 13, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A virtual gym in Spilsby which has become a lifeline for people recovering after illness is being ‘suspended’. More than 40 residents who were referred to the gym via the Healers Scheme as a way of rebuilding fitness through exercise took part in the final sessions at the Franklin Hall on Wednesday. The twice-weekly sessions have been funded by Lincolnshire County Council and were taken over by Magna Vitae six months ago following budget cuts. Referrals […]

Vandals leave toilets at popular picnic spot in a right state

February 11, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Sinks, pipes and electricity cables have been ripped off the walls at a public toilet block in Stickney. Neil Jones, district councillor for Stickney, said felt disgusted when he heard the public toilet, by the picnic area in the village, had been taken out of action following the attack. Lincolnshire County Council said it was forced to board up the building because it had been left in such a state. Councillor Jones said: “It is […]

Council Warns Parents About Dangers Of Blind Cords

November 26, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council is warning parents about the danger of blind cords, and offering free blind cleats to help prevent accidents. Research by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) shows that there have been at least 27 deaths due to looped blind cords since 1999, with 14 of those happening between 2010 and February 2013. Last week it was reported that a 21-month-old girl from Northern Ireland had died after becoming entangled […]