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 […]

Lancaster Wreckage From Spilsby Bomber Found In Germany

February 28, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Wreckage of a Lancaster bomber never to return to its base at RAF Spilsby has been found – by coincidence – close to the twin town of Bassum in Germany, where it was shot down. Spilsby twinned with Bassum in 2010 after a 10-year friendship, little knowing the historic link that would one day be discovered. The find in Pestinghausen, the village to which Bassum belongs, was made by historian Volker Urbanski, who came across […]

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is top flight attraction

June 12, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Visitors to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre have voted it one of the best in the country. The attraction at East Kirkby, which receives 40-45,000 visitors a year, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for the second-year running. TripAdvisor, a global ratings website, only gives such awards to those who receive 4 stars and above from visitors, and who are among the top ten per cent of attractions. Heritage centre general manager Andrew […]