Clocks going back to affect part-night streetlights

October 2, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council are reminding residents that when the clocks go back this will affect the timings of the county’s part-night streetlights. The clocks will go back by one hour on Sunday 27th October, which will affect the 42,000 streetlights across the county that are normally switched off between midnight and 6am. Councillor Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways, said: “Over the next few weeks, you might notice that the part-night streetlights start to go off and […]

Police Appeal For Information After Copper Theft

February 23, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Police are appealing for information following the theft of copper piping which occurred between 5pm on Friday 18th February and 9am on Monday 21st February at a business premises, A E Lenton, located at the Business Park in East Kirkby. Around £1,000 worth of piping was cut from a building at the location and taken, causing an estimated £40,000 worth of damage to the premises. Police are particularly appealing to scrap metal traders to be […]

Gritting Teams Hit The Roads As Temperatures Drop

November 29, 2010 Spilsby Online 0

The county council is reassuring motorists that its winter maintenance team are monitoring conditions 24/7 and its full fleet of 43 hi-tech gritters are salting priority routes countywide. However, it also warns that although salt can be a huge help, it is not a cure, and has issued some top winter safety tips. David Davies, Principal Maintenance Engineer at Lincolnshire County Council, said:“Our full fleet of 43 hi-tech gritting vehicles are on 24/7 standby, constantly […]