Time is running out to register for May election

April 8, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Time is running out to register to vote in the District and Parish elections on 2nd May 2019 – if you aren’t registered you will not be able to vote. Registering to vote is quick and easy to do.  All you need is to fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details on the Register to Vote website.  You would also need your national insurance (NI) number which can be […]

Chinese restaurant owner jailed for £85,000 VAT fraud

March 23, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

A Lincolnshire woman who lied about the income of her two Chinese restaurants to steal more than more than £85,000 in tax has been jailed. Jilian Moore, 67, of Resolute Close, Spilsby, pocketed takings from the Beijing Dragon on Church Street, Spilsby, and its namesake on Abbey Road, Grimsby, meaning she avoided paying the correct amount of VAT. The fraud was uncovered by a HMRC taskforce set up to tackle fraud in the restaurant industry. […]

Support your community – become a Councillor

January 5, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Do you want to represent and support your community?  Spilsby Town Council are looking for people interested in becoming Town Councillors. The Council is looking for volunteers to come forward to join the Council as co-opted Members as there are still a number of vacancies on the Council. Town Councillors represent local people, helping to provide local amenities and facilities and are consulted regularly by the County and District Council.  Town Councillors are volunteers and should have […]

Skegness Magistrates’ Court earmarked for closure

July 16, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Skegness Magistrates Court is being recommended for closure in a government consultation launched today (Thursday). It is one of 14 courts in the Midlands region deemed to be underused in the report published by Courts Minister Shailesh Vara. The majority of courts on the closure list are not used for at least two thirds of their available time, and one in three are not used three quarters of the time.  Mr Vara, said: “We are […]

Bourne rave attack leaves three police officers hurt

May 24, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Three Lincolnshire police officers have been injured, one seriously, after coming under attack at an illegal rave. The police were called to Twyford Woods, near Bourne, at about 23:00 BST on Saturday over reports of loud noise and anti-social behaviour. The force said officers then came under attack by missiles thrown by about 200 of the 1,000-strong crowd. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Four people have been arrested. A police dog was […]

Spilsby police appeal after theft of bike and tools

April 29, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby’s Neighbourhood Policing team has appealed for information after a bike and tools were stolen from a shed in the town last weekend. Sometime between 11pm on Saturday, April 20 and 6.30am on Sunday, April 21 a thief broke into a garden shed adjoining a property on Ashby Road. “Various items such as a Carrera Push bike and a variety of tools were stolen,” said a spokesperson. Anyone with information about the theft, or who […]