COLUMN: Spilsby Mayor shares hopes for the future

Father Peter Wade with Mary Flynn (left) and Mayor of Spilsby Coun Julia Pears. ANL-151222-153441001
Father Peter Wade with Mary Flynn (left) and Mayor of Spilsby Coun Julia Pears. ANL-151222-153441001

Message from Spilsby Mayor Coun Julia Pears

It has been an honour to be Mayor of Spilsby.

Spilsby Lunch Club is presented with a cheque for �300 from Mayor Julia Pears. ANL-151222-153453001

Spilsby Lunch Club is presented with a cheque for �300 from Mayor Julia Pears. ANL-151222-153453001

Over the last few months, there have been many highlights, from welcoming Father Peter Wade to Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church in Spilsby, to donating £300 to Spilsby Lunch Club for a trip to Lincoln Castle.

As 2016 approaches, I pledge to fight for a better life for all members of our community.

I would like a vote on a zero increase to council tax or a minimum increase.

It is also my hope to start themed markets on Fridays or Saturdays, run quarterly to support small business in our market town.

I will also support the extension of the industrial area, giving greater opportunities for jobs, improve footpaths, infrastructure and 
road repairs.

We have been very lucky with the mild weather this winter. But many of our residents are retired, and when freezing temperatures return, I would like to see the emergency snow clearance team reinstated, clearing footpaths in the town.

The younger members of our society will not be forgotten.

I would like to find a site for a skateboarding park for young students.

As the curtain begins to rise on the new year, we cannot forget the work being done to return Spilsby Theatre to its former glory and I will continue to support this.

On behalf of Spilsby 
Town Council, I would like to wish all of our residents a very happy and prosperous 2016.