Mother of boy with rare condition to host vigil to “death of care”

April 6, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A mum of a boy with a rare genetic condition unable to learn how to talk and develop is fearing for the future of services designed to help children like hers. Dominique Pettitt from Spilsby feels she has been let down by the health and social care system as she fights for services to help her son, seven-year-old son Sebastien. He was born with Phelan McDermid Syndrome, a chromosome disorder which affects development. It means […]

Lincolnshire pips Cornwall to be crowned Britains favourite food spot

September 14, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire is the surprise winner of a public poll to find Britain’s Favourite Food Spot, seeing off tough competition from Cornwall and Hampshire. The poll was conducted to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the national food celebration, British Food Fortnight, which starts this weekend (17 September – 2 October).  Voting has been taking place throughout the summer with the public casting their votes between the various English counties, Scotland, Wales and N.Ireland.  Over 22,000 people […]