Town Set To Mark Queen’s 90th Birthday With Beacon

April 13, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby is set to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II later this month. The Town is joining many others from across the country who will be lighting a beacon to mark the 90th birthday of the Queen.  The beacon is being sited at the Spilsby Fire Station, off Boston Road. The beacon will be lighted at 8:30pm and the best views are to be from the Boston Road Car Park, at the junction […]

Daffodil planting will brighten Spilsby

November 21, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Thousands of daffodils will bring a riot of colour to Spilsby in the spring once in bloom thanks to a planting session. Spilsby Town Councillor Phil Odling was given around 250,000 daffodil bulbs by generous Michael Scott of Sleaford. Councillor Odling thought it would be a good idea to plant the bulbs along the grass verges to all the approaches in Spilsby. Intrepid bulb planters joined forces on consecutive Saturdays, November 9 and 16 to […]

Disabled drivers in Spilsby take offence at councillors’ parking comments

June 3, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Disabled drivers in Spilsby were reportedly offended by councillors’ comments which suggested some were causing parking obstructions in the town. Councillor Winston Baugh, speaking at the latest Spilsby Town Council meeting, said that one disabled motorist had decided not to shop in the town after reading the comments made last month. Councillor Phil Odling, who first raised the problem of blue badge holders causing needless obstructions, particularly on market day, explained he was not demonising […]

Spilsby ‘badly let down’ by police over vehicle obstruction

May 4, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby has been ‘badly let down’ by the police in failing to tackle the ‘disgraceful’ parking problems caused by disabled motorists needlessly obstructing other vehicles. Coun Phil Odling has made calls for the police to take responsibility for the matter rather than defer it to Lincolnshire County Council as purely a parking issue. Raising his concerns at Thursday’s Spilsby Town Council meeting he said: “I’ve had a go at two PCSOs regarding the parking on […]

Bad drivers blamed for traffic safety issues in Spilsby

February 9, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Related Editor’s Blog: Crossing in Spilsby is ‘not dangerous’ Careless road users rather than poor highways marking are to blame for traffic safety issues in Spilsby, councillors have said. Lincolnshire County Council’s investigation into the safety of a pedestrian crossing near The George Hotel revealed it was ‘not in any way dangerous.’ Spilsby Town Council had requested the investigation after a number of complaints about road safety in the area. Several councillors hoped pedestrian barriers could […]