Archive for Month: January 2013

  • Opportunities On Offer At Annual Skills Fair

    A second Employment and Skills Fair will take place next month following the success of the inaugural event last year. More than two hundred and fifty people attended the district-wide event in February last year and this year the event has moved to a larger venue at the Lincolnshire Events Centre at Lincolnshire Showground. Organised…

  • Snowy Weather

    Local residents are being encouraged by Conservative-led West Lindsey District Council to clear snow and ice during bad weather. There is no law stopping individuals from clearing snow and ice on the pavement outside a persons or from public spaces. A number of town and parish councils have made preparations for severe weather. Residents can…

  • Games Machine Cash Stolen from Village Pub

    Lincolnshire Police are investigating after cash was stolen from a pub gaming machine. The incident is understood to have taken place at around 9:00pm on Wednesday, 9th January 2013 from the White Hart Inn, High Street, Nettleham. It is thought that four men, who were drinking in the pub, smashed the front of the machine and stole the…

  • West Lindsey District Council Refuse Planning Permission for Wind Farm

    West Lindsey District Council’s Planning Committee last night voted to refuse planning permission for a proposal to erect two 50Kw, 3 blade, 35m wind turbines at Normanby-by-Spital. Local Councillors heard from local residents and the applicant’s representative, together with County Councillor Lewis Strange, Conservative (Ancholme Cliff Division). After some considerable discussion Cllr. Roger Patterson, Conservative (Scampton…

  • Gainsborough East By Election Called

    A by election will be held next month to elect a district councillor to represent the Gainsborough East Ward of West Lindsey District Council. The election follows the death of Councillor Melvyn Starkey (Liberal Democrat), who passed away in late October 2012. Nominations will be recieved from Thursday, 10th January until 12:00noon on Friday, 18th January. It is…

  • New Year’s Message

    I would like to wish all the people of Greetwell, Grange-de-Lings, Nettleham and Riseholme – the people that I represent on West Lindsey District Council – my best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year. I am grateful to so many people who supported me last summer, helping me secure election as one of…