Save Lincolnshire Libraries respond accusing county council of ‘broken promise’

October 23, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Campaigners have responded to Lincolnshire County Council’s statement yesterday regarding the High Court ruling that LCC did not act unlawfully by implementing their new library service. Yesterday LCC said they had been completely vindicated by the High Court and threatened to claim back legal costs in the region of £350,000. They should apologise for the mess they have made of the library service. Their failure to accept the offer from Greenwich Leisure to run the […]

Lincolnshire’s county councillors vote for allowance rise

February 21, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire’s county councillors have voted to increase their allowances by 2.2%, putting their basic allowance at more than £10,000 a year. The increase will mean they receive an extra £222 a year. UKIP councillors at the Conservative-controlled council had called for a 1% decrease and Labour councillors abstained from the vote. Council tax has also been increased by 1.9% – which will mean a rise of £20 a year for a Band D tax payer. […]