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Criticism over lack of gritting after woman hurt in Spalding fall




The Minor Injuries Unit at Johnson Community Hospital, Pinchbeck.Photo by Tim Wilson.SG090115-118TW.
The Minor Injuries Unit at Johnson Community Hospital, Pinchbeck.Photo by Tim Wilson.SG090115-118TW.

A woman needed hospital treatment for a cut eyebrow after slipping and falling on ice in Spalding town centre.

The woman was taken to the Minor Injuries unit at Johnson Community Hospital, Pinchbeck, by a member of the public after she fell down outside Boots in Hall Place at about 4.10pm on Tuesday.

It was just like a skating rink because where the snow was trodden down, the sun shone on it and made it just one long stretch of ice
Reginald Ellarby, of Spalding

Reginald Ellarby (85), of Rembrandt Way, Spalding, who saw the incident, said: “It was just like a skating rink because where the snow was trodden down, the sun shone on it and made it just one long stretch of ice.


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