Skegness and Spilsby fail to feature in promotional video

October 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A sleekly produced video promoting all that is good about the county has just been unveiled with the aim of ‘showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit, and invest’. But as we look to celebrate Lincolnshire Day this Saturday – there’s a major flaw. Much of the video – which cost Lincolnshire County Council £4,750 to produce – concentrates on Lincoln. Places such as Boston, Horncastle, Spalding, Louth, Market Rasen, […]

More purse thefts in Louth town centre

August 26, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police have once again received reports of purse thefts in Louth Town Centre. Police wish to remind the public to be mindful of their belongings when out shopping. The technique used by offenders is known as ‘dipping’ whereby an offender will ‘dip’ into an open handbag and remove the purse or wallet whilst the owner is distracted. It is often the case that the owner is not aware that this has happened until they […]

It’s here and it’s spreading: Giant Hogweed invades Lincolnshire

July 22, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Giant Hogweed that has caused horrific burns to youngsters has spread dramatically across Lincolnshire – and is still growing. A new study by the Botanical Society of the British Isles has revealed the scale of the epidemic – which sees the weed growing across an area from Spalding in the south all the way up to Scunthorpe. The dangerous plant can also be found in major towns and cities including Lincoln, Boston and Skegness. The […]

Health checks bus success

February 13, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

People in Spilsby could be more healthy than others in the east of the county because they bucked the trend in showing signs of high blood pressure and diabetes, according to experts who carried out on the spot health checks in five county towns. A health bus that visited Spilsby, Woodhall Spa, Boston, Coningsby and Louth, checked for blood pressure, diabetes, lung function and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The results showed that in all […]

Spilsby Library Future Unclear Under New Proposals

June 19, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The future of Spilsby Library is unclear and could close as major changes are being proposed for Lincolnshire’s library services in a bid to save £2m from the county council’s budget. The overall number of static libraries provided by the Council would fall from 47 to 15.  However, the Council said it wants to maintain libraries by encouraging rural communities, including Spilsby, to take over some services. The County Council have stated that a full consultation on the proposals will […]