Call for roundabout following crash on A16

October 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Residents in Spilsby are calling for a roundabout at a busy stretch of the A16 following a two-vehicle collision. The incident at a crossroads on Partney Road which has seen “three serious accidents in the past five years” took place on Saturday and involved a Landrover Discovery and a Mondeo. In spite of there being no injuries, it has triggered a debate on whether a roundabout should be installed – something that in the past […]

Twinning association needs 10 more adults to make Germany trip happen

September 4, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Ten more people in the Spilsby area are needed to make an historic trip to honour war heroes in Germany happen. Spilsby and District Twinning Association is planning to visits their twin town of Bassum in October and lay a wreath where a Lancaster bomber from RAF Spilsby was recently discovered. But organisers need more adults to join the trip as this year the Spilsby Juniors football teams are going along to compete for a […]

Hall holds First World War battle exhibition

September 15, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A century after the first shots were fired a new exhibition about a First World War battle is set to open at Gunby Hall near Spilsby. The exhbition is being launched at the hall next week to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Loos. Last year Gunby staff made a thrilling a discovery of previously uncatalogued detailed maps and a plan of attack of the battle, which belonged to Field-Marshal […]

Action packed trip to twin town

August 11, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A group of 40 residents from the Spilsby area tok part in a weekend visit to twin town of Fresnay sur Sarthe in France. The group included a junior football team and a number of tennis players . A tennis competition against players from Fresnay, resulted in a 5 – 5 draw. Spilsby Junior FC played a team from Fresnay for the J & A Trophy, with the home side winning a close game 2 […]

Support for team’s French fixture

April 28, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby Juniors Football Club celebrated netting a £500 donation for a match in France. The U16 team will be crossing the channel in July for the annual fixture with twin town Fresnay sur Sarthe. The money, donated by Spilsby Town Council, will contribute to the team’s travel expenses. Mayor Peter Grant presented a cheque at the recreation ground on Wednesday before the team’s game against Fishtoft. Manager Gordon Lane said: “We certainly did not expect […]

Future of Spilsby beauty spot hangs in the balance

August 4, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

An appeal has been made for a new breed of volunteer to care for a much-loved Spilsby beauty spot. The verdant, tree-filled half-acre piece of land in the town has been painstakingly maintained for years by dedicated volunteer Hilary Astley. But ill-health and dwindling support means a new group is now needed to ensure the plot’s future and carry on Hilary’s sterling work. “Hilary and a group of residents have looked after it for years,” […]