Motorist accused of killing 19-year-old moped driver to face trial

June 10, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A motorist accused of causing the death of teenage moped rider Jessica Danby is to face trial in front of a jury next year. Philip Paddington-Wheatcroft, of Main Road, Sibsey denied causing death by dangerous driving on the A52 at Frampton on 1 October 2015 when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court. The charge follows the death of 19 year-old Jessica who was on her way to work as a barista at a coffee shop. […]

Funding Available For Local Groups

July 9, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Local organisations delivering community projects in the area may be eligible to apply for a Community Grant from East Lindsey District Council. The Council’s ‘Large Community Grants’ provide a potential source of 50% grant funding of between £1,001 to £8,000 to ‘Not for Profit’ organisations delivering community projects in the area. The grant scheme can support a various activities with ‘capital’ and ‘revenue’ grant funding, eligible activities includes but is not limited to: Community buildings, […]

Driver dies in ditch crash

March 2, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

An 82 year-old Boston man has died after his car entered a ditch near Sibsey. Emergency services were called to the scene at Willows Lane round 4pm on Saturday 28th February. A Jaguar car left the road in the area of the bridge, and entered the Stonebridge Drain. The 82 year-old driver of the car, who was the only occupant, was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital but was sadly pronounced dead soon after arrival. Lincolnshire […]

East Lindsey residents told to keep their eyes out for criminals

December 9, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are telling local residents to be aware of criminals currently targeting rural areas in East Lindsey. Lincolnshire enjoys one of the lowest crime rates in the country but some villages in the Spilsby area have seen a recent increase in thefts and burglaries. From December 13, police teams will be backed up by the Mobile Police Station and a mobile CCTV vehicle will be visiting a number of villages and rural hamlets around […]

Spanish lorry driver admits causing death of Boston man

June 27, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A Spanish lorry driver will be sentenced next month after he admitted causing the death of a Boston man. Richard Harrison, 74, of Friar Way, Boston, died following a collision on the A16 between Stickney and Sibsey in April last year. Mr Harrison was travelling home from work at 12.50pm on April 4 last year when his car was involved in a collision with a Spanish registered Renault HGV. The road was closed between the […]

Police appeal for information after criminal damage in Sibsey

May 17, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The Spilsby Neighbourhood Policing Team has appealed for information after a vehicle window was smashed in Sibsey earlier this week. Sometime over night between 9pm on Monday, May 13 and 10am on Tuesday, May 14, the rear window was smashed on a parked vehicle in Amos Way, Sibsey. “If anyone noticed anything suspicious between those times that may assist police with their enquiries then please call “101” quoting ‘incident number 291 of May 14,” said […]