Louth and Horncastle MP left Twitter due to ‘death threats and nastiness’

February 7, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has confirmed she was forced to scrap her Twitter account because of ‘death threats and nastiness.’ Ms Atkins revealed to the Horncastle News and Louth Leader more than two years ago that she was forced off Twitter because she was fed up with some of the comments made. But speaking on a Radio Five Live show yesterday (Tuesday), on the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Ms Atkins […]

Warning after Lincolnshire women and girls are targeted online

March 24, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Facebook users in Lincolnshire have been asked to be vigilant after a number of females received undesired messages and friend requests from an individual. The Facebook account – which is suspected to be under a false name – has sent a number of disturbing messages to women and, in some cases, has contacted young girls too. The profile has since disappeared from Facebook, although there are concerns that the individual may set up another account […]

Errors may see nine homes in Lincolnshire razed to the ground

December 4, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Homes which were built not in accordance with approved planning conditions could have to be knocked down and rebuilt. New Linx Housing Trust submitted an application for a mitigation scheme of fencing and landscaping and planning permission for nine dwellings already built on land at Manor Drive, Halton Holegate. But the development has not been built in accordance to the original approval and the homes are higher than neighbouring dwellings in Station Road. And now […]

Housing development has made lives a ‘nightmare’

October 29, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A social housing development which was built taller than permitted has made neighbouring residents’ lives a ‘nightmare’ and should be ‘started all over again’. New Linx Housing Trust has submitted a revised planning application relating to its 15 dwelling development at Manor Drive, Halton Holegate, to remedy planning breaches in its construction. However neighbouring residents feel the revisions fail to rectify the looming intrusion posed by the development and have called for it to be […]

Fire Service Goes Social

April 12, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is now using social networking to help make residents safer. The service is joining Twitter and Facebook as a way of getting in touch with local people and spreading important safety advice. Anyone with access to the internet will be able to use the social networking sites to follow Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and learn more about what it does. People will be able to share their views on the work […]