Caistor Town Council

Tributes to former district councillor

Tributes were paid at Caistor Town Council’s November meeting to former District and Town Councillor Roy Schofield, who died in October. The tributes were led last Thursday (November 9, 2017) by Town Councillor Michael Galligan and County Councillor Tony Turner. Mr Schofield, MBE, is widely acclaimed for his work with the Caistor Townscape Heritage Initiative […]

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Town Clerk to retire

The Clerk to Caistor Town Council, Helen Pitman, is planning to retire, the council heard at its September meeting (Thursday, September 14, 2017). Jobs websites were advertising the position during October. Ms Pitman’s decision has sparked a discussion among councillors as to whether the council should open an office for their clerk at Caistor Town […]

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Warning over parking tickets in Market Place

Shoppers are being warned over “conflicting” parking signs in Caistor Market Place on Wednesdays, after 17 tickets were apparently issued in one day. Local businessman Rick Sandham issued the warning at the public forum of Caistor Town Council last night (Thursday, April 13, 2017). When time-limited parking was introduced in the Market Place, a small market […]

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New planning committee chairman is elected

Caistor Town Council held a minute’s silence at its monthly meeting last Thursday (March 9, 2017) for planning committee chairman Alan Caine, who passed away last month. Tributes for Cllr Caine were led by Caistor Mayor Carol Mackenzie, County Councillor Tony Turner, and Peter Thompson, who has recently retired as local correspondent for the Grimsby […]

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Costs of CCTV are spelled out

Detailed information about the proposals to install a new CCTV system in Caistor were presented to town councillors on Thursday night (March 10, 2017). Grant White, who is Enterprising Communities Team Manager at West Lindsey District Council, was addressing Caistor Town Council’s monthly meeting. Mr White has been overseeing the introduction of CCTV in other towns across […]

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Family announces death of councillor

The family of influential town councillor Alan Caine has announced that he passed away yesterday (Monday, February 20, 2017). Cllr Caine’s influence over the town has been long-standing and far-reaching. Besides being a Caistor Town Councillor, he was also chairman of Caistor Town Council’s Planning Committee and had previously been a long-serving district councillor for West […]

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Caistor Town Council

No increase in council spending next year

Caistor Town Council is planning to keep its expenditure in the next financial year at exactly the same level as this year’s. The decision was announced by Cllr Steve Millson at the town council’s December meeting (December 8, 2016). However, Cllr Millson said council tax payers would notice a small increase due to a support […]

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Tough message to dog walkers

Dog walkers have been warned that their pets face being banned completely from a council-owned field if incidences of fouling continue. Caistor Town Council have warned that the situation at the lower field near the Sports Ground will be monitored closely during the next three months. If there is no improvement during that time, dogs […]

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New gym opens at Caistor Top

A new gym will be open in Caistor from today (Monday, October 17, 2016). The gym, at the former Toppers store at Caistor Top, will be called BFitLincs. It will be run by former RAF military police officer Amy Atkins, a 2nd Dan Black Belt holder in Judo, and a former title holder at the […]

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Co-op debate buried by talk of skatepark litter

Councillors probably spent three minutes talking about the empty Co-op store in Caistor Market Place – and 20 times that length of time discussing litter at the skatepark – at their meeting last week (Thursday, September 8, 2016). While the town faces its sixth anniversary of a 25% shutdown in its iconic Market Place, it seems that […]

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