Residents Face Issues Accessing Services After Council Office Closure

November 25, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby residents will have to travel to Skegness or Horncastle to pay their Council Tax and receive other services after today as East Lindsey District Council closes the Community Access Point in the town. The closure, which is also affecting a number of other Community Access Points across the District will mean that residents have to either go online, telephone or travel to see an advisor face-to-face. Spilsby’s Access Point is joined in closure by […]

Council Proposals Could See Spilsby Access Point Closed Or Hours Reduced

May 16, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A proposal by East Lindsey District Council could see the Community Access Point in Spilsby closed or on reduced hours. The Community Access Point, based in Franklin Hall, allows local residents to access a range of services provided by the District Council including paying Council Tax locally. Residents are being asked for their views on proposals to make more services available through the District Council’s website and by increasing the Council’s telephone call centre capacity […]

District Council to consider plan to restore 14 free car parks

October 1, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council may reverse its decision to charge motorists for using 14 formerly free car parks. The Council is meeting next week to consider a report from its car park scrutiny panel. It has investigated the possibility of returning the free car parks in a bid to take vehicles off the road and attract more visitors and shoppers to its town centres. Veteran Councillor Dick Edginton, who chairs the panel, is recommending that […]

Deadline Looming For Prospective Councillors

March 10, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Prospective Parish and District Councillors have until 9th April to be nominated – less than a month away. The nomination deadline for candidates wishing to stand in District or Parish elections in East Lindsey taking place on Thursday, 7th May is 4pm on Thursday 9th April. This year there will be National ‘General’ Elections to choose MPs, District Council elections to choose District Councillors, and in some areas Town or Parish Council elections. If you intend […]

Opposition to homes plan gathers support

April 16, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A group formed to oppose a housing development in Spilsby say support is growing on the eve of the application being considered. Group spokesman Coun Julia Pears said petitions have been organised and an initial number of 60 pages against plans to build on the site of garages at West End Crescent went out to be signed. She said:”Everybody in the town appears to support us and we have had some positive feedback. I have […]

Council Tax Fraud Crackdown Announced

October 29, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

A crackdown against people illegally claiming a Council Tax discount they are not entitled to has been launched in East Lindsey. As part of an amnesty, people living in the District who are claiming the 25% single persons’ discount when they don’t live alone have until November 15, 2011 to declare it – failing to own up will lead to a £70 fine and possible prosecution for fraud. East Lindsey District Council will shortly check […]