Represent your Community – Become a Councillor

May 21, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Do you want to represent and support your community?  Spilsby Town Council is looking for people interested in becoming Town Councillors. The Council is looking for two volunteers to come forward to join the Council as co-opted Members as there are two vacancies to be filled after the recent election. Town Councillors represent local people, helping to provide local amenities and facilities and are consulted regularly by the County and District Council.  Town Councillors are volunteers and […]

Nominations are now open for the Good Citizens Awards 2019

April 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Nominations are now open across the county for you to nominate your Good Citizens of 2019. Across Lincolnshire, there are thousands of people going the extra mile to support individuals, groups and communities.  This might be done through raising money, looking after the environment or simply being a good neighbour, and Lincolnshire County Council want to hear about our local heroes. Launching this year’s Lincolnshire County Council Good Citizens Awards, Leader Councillor Martin Hill, said: “We […]

Scrutiny committee to review county council decision to switch off street lights

August 1, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

Following months of criticism and security concerns locally after the county council’s decision to turn off street lights in some areas after midnight in a money-saving drive, the matter is to be reviewed. Lincolnshire County Councillors are to take a look at both the street lighting policy and the impact of IT provision on council working. For street lighting, the scrutiny review will look at the impact of the new street lighting policy. It will […]

George Osborne announces Lincolnshire devolution deal

March 18, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire is to get a directly-elected mayor and more devolved powers. The announcement of a combined authority came in chancellor George Osborne’s Budget earlier. Under the deal the new authority would be responsible for decisions currently handled by the government, including transport and skills training. Devolution – the transfer of certain powers from central government – has already taken place in Greater Manchester, Cornwall and Sheffield. Liz Redfern, leader of North Lincolnshire Council and spokesperson for […]

Conservatives Strengthen Position At East Lindsey

May 9, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The Conservatives have strengthened their position at East Lindsey District Council, maintaining overall control despite the electoral reform meaning there are now fewer wards in the District. The election on May 7th was predicted to have widespread changes for the Council with many long serving members stepping down, including Leader of the Council Doreen Stephenson. Whilst the faces may have changed the new faces still represent the Conservative Party in East Lindsey, with the Conservatives […]