Almost half of drivers breaking speed limit on Horncastle roads

February 23, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Almost half of drivers were breaking the speed limit on one of Horncastle’s busiest roads in just eight days last September and October. A reactive speed sign owned by Horncastle Town Council ‘clocked’ 39,995 drivers on Jubilee Way. Of those, 17,668 were exceeding the 30mph speed limit – 44.23% of all vehicles. The top speed recorded was 63mph and the average speed 29.9mph. The figures were included in data presented to town councillors at their […]

Calls to assess safety of Lincolnshire road following two separate crashes in less than 24 hours

August 12, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Calls have been made for an urgent risk assessment to be carried out on the A155 around West Keal and a 50mph speed limit put in place. A motorcyclist died and six people were injured in two separate crashes in less than 24 hours on a two mile stretch of the A155. A 44-year-old man from the Nottingham area who was riding a Kawasaki XZ, was pronounced dead at the scene after his motorcycle and […]

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 ‘badly let down’ by police over vehicle obstruction

May 4, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby has been ‘badly let down’ by the police in failing to tackle the ‘disgraceful’ parking problems caused by disabled motorists needlessly obstructing other vehicles. Coun Phil Odling has made calls for the police to take responsibility for the matter rather than defer it to Lincolnshire County Council as purely a parking issue. Raising his concerns at Thursday’s Spilsby Town Council meeting he said: “I’ve had a go at two PCSOs regarding the parking on […]

County Council Issue Parking Warning

July 18, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Motorists are being advised to check for signs and lines when they look for somewhere to park, as the county council prepares to take on parking powers in the autumn. Around 20 Civil Enforcement Officers will work across the county taking a sensible approach to help tackle local problems caused by motorists parking where they shouldn’t. They will enforce existing ‘on street’ traffic restrictions including double and single yellow lines, yellow kerb markings, and limited […]

Police Increase Means Increased Council Tax

February 27, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police Authority today agreed a 3.96 per cent rise in the policing element of the Council Tax. This means that from April a Band D household will pay an extra £ 7.11 a year – or 14 pence a week – for policing. Police Authority Chairman Barry Young said: ‘ More than 85 per cent of all properties in the county will be asked to pay between 9 pence and 14 pence a week […]