Call for roundabout following crash on A16

October 1, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Residents in Spilsby are calling for a roundabout at a busy stretch of the A16 following a two-vehicle collision. The incident at a crossroads on Partney Road which has seen “three serious accidents in the past five years” took place on Saturday and involved a Landrover Discovery and a Mondeo. In spite of there being no injuries, it has triggered a debate on whether a roundabout should be installed – something that in the past […]

Gunby Roundabout set for night-time improvements

August 14, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Night-time resurfacing works to replace the worn-out road surface on each leg of Gunby Roundabout, along with a stretch of the eastbound A158, will start on Monday 9 September. The total programme of works is expected to last for eight weeks, subject to suitable weather conditions, with the works being carried out in phases.  The closures will be in place from 7pm to 6am, Monday to Friday. These works will inevitably cause some disruption, but […]

Motorist accused of killing 19-year-old moped driver to face trial

June 10, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A motorist accused of causing the death of teenage moped rider Jessica Danby is to face trial in front of a jury next year. Philip Paddington-Wheatcroft, of Main Road, Sibsey denied causing death by dangerous driving on the A52 at Frampton on 1 October 2015 when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court. The charge follows the death of 19 year-old Jessica who was on her way to work as a barista at a coffee shop. […]

Travelodge shows interest in opening hotel in Skegness

December 23, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A second budget hotel chain is eyeing up potential development sites on the Lincolnshire coast. Travelodge has confirmed it is keen to come to Skegness – and is looking at possible sites for a modern new building. This comes after East Lindsey District Council agreed to sell Pier Field on the foreshore for a new 80-bed Premier Inn hotel and restaurant, showing the first national name for the coast is already paving the way for […]

A52 To Close For Essential Maintenance

September 4, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The A52 at Croft, near Skegness will be closed during the day from 7am on 7 September to 21 September, to allow essential maintenance and reconstruction works of the carriageway to go ahead. The closure will be in place from 7am to 7pm during the week, and will be lifted over weekends. Buses and residents will be allowed access at all times and there will be ‘businesses open as usual’ signs at either end of […]

Skegness Man Critically Ill After Friskney Collision

November 16, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

A 42 year-old man from Skegness is critically ill after a collision on the A52. Emergency services were called to the A52 at Friskney, at the Sea Lane Barley Mow junction, at 6.45pm on Tuesday evening (15 November) following a collision between a black Volkswagen Caddy van and a Yamaha 125 motorcycle. The rider of the motorbike, a 42 year-old man from Skegness, was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital suffering from serious head, chest and […]