East Lindsey District Council starts review of car park charges

October 16, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has started a process that could potentially lead to a U-turn in its controversial car park policy. The council has been heavily criticised after increasing charges at car parks earlier this year. It also introduced payments at other car parks which had previously been free of charge – including The Wong in Horncastle. Councillor Steve Newton – whose portfolio at ELDC includes car parks – has confirmed that a scrutiny of […]

Fly-tipping in East Lindsey up almost 20 per cent

October 14, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council has promised fly-tippers will “not be tolerated” after new figures revealed fly-tipping in the district had jumped by 19.7 per cent in just a year. East Lindsey District Council dealt with 1,876 incidents of fly-tipping from July 2012 to June 2013, compared to 1,567 the previous year. Dealing with fly-tipping in East Lindsey costs Council taxpayers around £70,000 per year. The council’s Portfolio Holder for the Environment, Cllr Steve Newton, said: […]

Council approves Green Waste changes

July 18, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A £25 annual charge will be introduced in East Lindsey for the collection of Green Waste, after Councillors approved a scheme that sees the introduction of a year-round Green Waste Collection Service. Green Waste collections are currently only available between March and November.  The new service, which will begin on March 31, 2014, will be provided 12 months of the year, with a two week break at Christmas.  The service will be ‘opt-in’ so that […]

Council to consider changes to Green Waste collection service

July 2, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

East Lindsey District Council is to consider the introduction of an all year round paid for Green Waste service. On July 17, all Councillors will have the opportunity to discuss the scheme being proposed by the Executive Board, which is that an all year round fortnightly Green Waste collection service is introduced in March 2014 at a cost of £25 a year – £1 per collection. The response to a recent consultation exercise with residents […]

Council Re-Issues Advice On Grey Bins

June 27, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Householders are reminded to be aware of what they can, and can’t, put into their grey recycling bin to avoid them being refused on collection days. Since 2006 East Lindsey District Council has asked householders to separate recyclable items from their domestic waste, leading to the council emptying 66,280 grey recycling bins every fortnight amounting to 12,000 tonnes of recyclables each year – about 55 per cent of all waste collected. Although the scheme has […]

Spilsby Public Toilets To Be Improved

January 17, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

The Public Toilets in Spilsby are to be improved as part of a district-wide scheme by East Lindsey District Council. Half a million pounds are being spent improving 24 public toilets in East Lindsey as part of a improvement plan agreed by the Council’s Executive Board.  The works will take place over the next four years. Each public toilet will be refurbished with new sanitary fittings, low energy vandal resistant steel hand driers, automatic chrome […]