Repairs to listed 19th Century Church complete – but there is still work to be done

August 1, 2017 Spilsby Online 0

An iconic landmark church near Spilsby, enjoyed by thousands of visitors travelling through the Wolds to the coast, is once again standing proud on the horizon now renovation of the roof is complete. Parishioners at Sausthorpe Church had faced a funding crisis in 2015 when they realised the harsh reality of accepting a grant of more than £100,000 from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Fund. The problem was because they had to commit for […]

Spilsby Set For Lights Switch On

November 19, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Don’t miss the start of the Christmas season with the switching on of the Spilsby Christmas Lights! The lights will be switched on this Friday (20 November) at 3:30pm by the Sir John Frankin Statue and will also feature some Christmas songs from Linkage College students and Spilsby Primary School children. Provisional Timetable: (May be subject to change) 3:25pm Father Christmas Arrives! Followed by a welcome to all from Spilsby’s Mayor – Councillor Julia Pears […]

Future of Spilsby beauty spot hangs in the balance

August 4, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

An appeal has been made for a new breed of volunteer to care for a much-loved Spilsby beauty spot. The verdant, tree-filled half-acre piece of land in the town has been painstakingly maintained for years by dedicated volunteer Hilary Astley. But ill-health and dwindling support means a new group is now needed to ensure the plot’s future and carry on Hilary’s sterling work. “Hilary and a group of residents have looked after it for years,” […]

Initial Details Of Spilsby Jubilee Celebrations Announced

March 20, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby Jubilee Committee say plans are ‘well under way’ for a spectacular weekend of fun in Spilsby to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee. The event will start at 10am on Saturday 2nd June with an open air service by Father Peter Coates followed by the events of the day including entertainment for all the family which includes a street party for the children, a parade of vintage vehicles and decorated floats bearing a memory of […]

A Great Day For A May Day Festival

May 1, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

The weather has provided a fine, sunny – but blowy – day for the Spilsby May Day Festival. Kicking off at 11am the day features many stalls from a variety of local businesses and charities as well as music and entertainment for all the family. Children’s rides, candy floss and donuts are on offer in the Buttercross car park, as well as a barbecue being manned by staff from the Centrepiece. Visitors were welcomed to […]

Town Open Meeting A Success!

November 15, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

The Spilsby Town Council Open Meeting held at the Franklin Hall, Spilsby today (November 15) was a well-attended success. Speaking to a near-full house, Councillor Pleming opened the meeting by stating that whilst there were a number of topics that he wished to cover there was no strict agenda as the meeting was intended to be open for discussion.  Inspector French from Lincolnshire Police detailed some of the likely changes to come from the structural […]