Scam Warning - Coronavirus

Action Fraud warning after number of coronavirus scams accelerates

March 26, 2020 Spilsby Online 0

Action Fraud are raising awareness of a number of coronavirus-related scams looking to take advantage of the outbreak. At the time of writing there have been 105 reports of scams with country-wide losses of almost £1m. The number of reports has been accelerating as the Government’s lockdown takes hold. The first report relating to Coronavirus was received by Action Fraud on 9th February with 20 more reports later that month. Since then, there have been […]

New Shop Front Grant Scheme to launch in July

June 7, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council have announced a new £120,000 Shop Front Grant Scheme will launch in July, aiming to help independent shop owners to improve their shop fronts in towns across East Lindsey. The Council agreed £120,000 of funding to the scheme in its 2018/ 19 budget and it has now agreed the criteria for applications.  The scheme was discussed at the Spilsby Business Partnership meeting in May. This a massively positive step that will […]

Co-op customers potentially charged twice in card error

July 9, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Hundreds of thousands of Co-op customers have potentially been charged twice in a blunder involving people using their cards in the retailer’s food stores or petrol stations. A spokesman for The Co-operative Food said: “Due to a processing error customers who shopped with us or used a petrol filling station on July 7 using a credit or debit card were charged twice. He was unable to say how many people were affected but it is […]

District Council to publish its spend online

December 17, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council will publish all of its financial transactions over £500 online from the end of January. People living in East Lindsey will be able to find details of how their money is being spent and the companies and organisations the Council is paying for goods and services by visiting the Council’s website (link below). Portfolio Holder for Finance, Councillor Colin Davie, said: “This is a big piece of work each month but […]