Recycle right this Christmas

December 20, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Waste Partnership is reminding residents to keep glitter items and wrapping paper out of their recycle bins this Christmas. In a bid to keep Lincolnshire’s recycling as clean as possible, the councils in Lincolnshire are joining forces to remind residents to, as in previous years, to put their Christmas wrapping paper and anything with glitter on, in the waste bin rather than the recycling bin.  Chairman of the Waste Partnership, Councillor Eddy Poll, comments: “On […]

Met Office issues yellow warning for heatwave conditions

July 17, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Residents are being warned to stay safe in the summer sun as the highest temperatures of the year are expected over the next few days. With temperatures expected to reach 29 Celsius, the Met Office has issued its yellow warning. An official heat health warning is triggered when temperatures are high enough on two consecutive days and during the night to have a significant affect on health. Look out for the symptoms of heat exhaustion […]

Council Publishes Snow And Ice Advice

November 18, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has published the Government’s snow and ice advice to remind local people that they can clear pavements and public spaces themselves – providing it is done sensibly. The Government’s Code: Prevent slips – Pay extra attention to clear snow and ice from steps and steep pathways – you might need to use more salt on these areas. If you clear snow and ice yourself, be careful – don’t make the pathways more […]

Age UK Offer Heatwave Advice

July 19, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

With a Met Office warning of a 60% likelihood of a heatwave in Lincolnshire in recent days, a Lincoln charity is urging residents to remember to check on elderly neighbours or relatives. A regular phone call or visit to a neighbour or relative can ensure they spend the hotter parts of the day in comfort and safety and minimises the risk of heat exhaustion. Rosie Davidson, Age UK Lincoln Rosie Davidson, Manager of Age UK […]

Amber weather warning with more snow forecast across Lincolnshire

January 14, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

An amber weather warning has been issued for Lincolnshire after snow fell across the county overnight. Motorists are being warned that snow and ice will affect travel with temperatures remaining around freezing point throughout the day. More snow has been forecast in the early afternoon with up to 10cm predicted to have fallen by the evening. On Tuesday further snow showers are expected with temperatures remaining low. During Wednesday and Thursday light snow and sleet […]