Second snow day for local schools

February 28, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby Primary School and King Edward VI Academy are among a number of local schools to have announced that they will remain closed for a second day on Thursday due to the weather. The school have made the decision based on advice received from a number of different agencies in order to ensure the safety of pupils and staff. Other local schools that have announced closures are: Eresby School Great Steeping Primary Partney CofE Toynton […]

Local Schools Shut Due To Weather

February 28, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby Primary School and King Edward Academy are among the local schools shut due to the adverse weather today (28 February). More snow is forecasted for today and it is still snowing at the time of writing (07:48).  More updates here as available. According to Lincs FM all buses around the Skegness area have been stopped, with other bus companies running limited services or have also stopped. For up to date lists listen to Lincs […]

Police warn residents of men leafletting in Horncastle and Spilsby area

February 2, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Police are warning residents to be aware after reports of men putting leaflets through people’s doors offering to buy jewellery and antiques in the Horncastle and Spilsby areas. According to police, the individuals involved can be ‘rather pushy’. Police advise anyone approached by the men to call 101 and quote incident number 253 of the 31/01/2018 It is understood the men involved may be using a Silver Ford Transit, Custom 270 Panel Van. Meanwhile, rogue […]

Spilsby music festival out of this world

April 11, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Around 180 pupils from 12 local schools brought their best singing voices to perform in the annual Spilsby Schools’ Music Festival at Spilsby Methodist Church recently.Conducted by Amanda Rivers, local piano teacher and director of youth theatre in Boston and Skegness; the children performed a programme of songs based round the theme ‘Space’. The children, who had learnt the songs with their teachers in school, first came together for a rehearsal on Tuesday, March, 19. […]

RAF Spilsby to hold special 70th anniversary memorial service

April 10, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

This Thursday will mark 70 years since the Bomb Dump Explosion which took the lives of 10 airmen and RAF Spilsby will commemorate the fallen. It was Easter Monday, April 10, 1944 when 10 squadrons from Spilsby lost their lives to the bomb explosion. The base remembered those who died by holding services in 2001 and 2012, this year will be a memorial with a difference. For the first time, the association Friends of RAF […]

Teachers strike to affect schools in Skegness, Spilsby and Alford

September 30, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The majority of local schools are expected to remain open during tomorrow’s nationwide teachers’ strike, though parents have been warned to be prepared for last minute closures. The only schools in the Standard’s region to have announced closures as of Monday morning were Skegness Grammar School and Spilsby’s Lady Jane Franklin School. Alford’s John Spendluffe Technology College was listed as ‘partially open’. Lincolnshire County Council has warned parents that union members could still change their […]