A good day for Independent Candidates in Spilsby area

May 3, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Independent candidate David Mangion has been elected as the District Councillor for Spilsby ward, with Jim Swanson re-elected as District Councillor for Halton Holegate ward. David Mangion, who is also a Councillor on Spilsby Town Council, was elected with 274 votes compared to outgoing Conservative District Councillor, Rod Williams, who scored 181 votes.  In third place was Laura Stephenson representing the Labour Party (69 votes). Less than a quarter of those eligible to vote chose […]

Three-Way Fight for District Council Election

April 4, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Three candidates have been nominated for election as the District Councillor for Spilsby. Current District Councillor Rod Williams is standing again as the Conservative Party candidate and is joined by Laura Stephenson (Labour Party) and David Mangion as an independent candidate. Spilsby Ward Candidates (by surname A-Z): David Mangion (Independent) Laura Stephenson (Labour) Rod Williams (Conservative) The election will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019. In addition to the District Council election there is also […]

Five Candidates Put Forward For County Council Elections

April 5, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Five candidates will fight it out to be the County Councillor for the Spilsby area. The candidates will be challenging for the newly formed Wainfleet division, which incorporates some of the old Spilsby Fen division along with Wainfleet.  Areas such as the Keals have been absorbed into the Horncastle and the Keals division, and Sibsey into the Tattershall Castle division.  The changes were made by the Electoral Commission. Lincolnshire County Council has 70 councillors elected […]

New unit can save LIVES in East Kirkby village

August 21, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

East Kirkby Parish Council has funded a potentially life-saving piece of equipment for the village. A defibrillator, which will be kept next to the Red Lion pub, was purchased through LIVES charity. Parish Councillor Brian Nowicki said: “East Kirkby Parish Council has sponsored this defibrillator as it recognises that this type of vital, lifesaving, equipment is necessary and also needs to be immediately available to the community.” The defibrillator cost £1350, and the parish council […]

Fury over proposed Traveller and Gypsy sites in East Lindsey

April 15, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Fury has erupted over a list of eight locations identified by East Lindsey District Council as potentially suitable for encampments of Travellers and Gypsies. Councillors and members of the public expressed dismay when it was released at a meeting of the Council’s planning policy committee on Thursday (April 15). “This is so poor it’s unbelievable”, fumed Councillor Jill-Makinson-Sanders. “The council is shooting itself in the foot. “It is totally irresponsible to set hares running – […]

Veteran Councillor Jim Swanson Wins Another Term

May 8, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Veteran Councillor Jim Swanson has won another term after topping the poll in Halton Holegate. The Independent Councillor has continued to serve the local area, originally for Spilsby and now Halton Holegate, for many years and has been a Councillor for the County Council and at Parish level during that time. Despite difficult times Councillor Swanson has continued to serve his electorate, which showed by being returned as the District Councillor despite being an independent […]