Electric vehicle charging points to be installed in Spilsby car park

November 20, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Electric vehicle drivers will soon be able to charge their vehicles at a number of the car parks across East Lindsey after the District Council secured over £64,000 of grant funding to install chargepoints – including in Spilsby. The installation, which will benefit both residents and visitors coming to the Post Office Lane car park in Spilsby, has been part funded through the Government’s Onstreet Residential Chargepoint Scheme, with the remainder of funding provided by […]

Almost half of drivers breaking speed limit on Horncastle roads

February 23, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Almost half of drivers were breaking the speed limit on one of Horncastle’s busiest roads in just eight days last September and October. A reactive speed sign owned by Horncastle Town Council ‘clocked’ 39,995 drivers on Jubilee Way. Of those, 17,668 were exceeding the 30mph speed limit – 44.23% of all vehicles. The top speed recorded was 63mph and the average speed 29.9mph. The figures were included in data presented to town councillors at their […]

Police appeal for information after mobility scooter theft

August 26, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Police are appealing for information about the theft of a mobility scooter in Spilsby. Between 12.35pm and 4.10pm on Tuesday 18 August, a Blue Sterling Swift mobility scooter was stolen on Boston Road in the town. The victim of the theft left the sccoter chained to a bus stop sign but when they returned, the chain had been cut and the scooter stolen. Any witnesses to the theft, or anyone being offered a similar sounding […]

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 […]

Police Issue Advice To Motorists

January 14, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

As the predicted snowy weather begins to affect some areas of the county, police are issuing general advice about driving in snowy conditions. They are asking people not to travel unless absolutely necessary and stick to main roads wherever possible as many minor roads and side roads may be closed or impassable. If venturing out drive with care and leave in plenty of time. Prepare for your journey using the check list below: Check: local […]