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Vote for Britain’s Favourite Market

Boston Market last year was in the top 10 of the poll to find Britain’s Favourite Market. NABMA (National Association of British Market Authorities) is asking people across the UK to vote for their market of the year for 2020. Time is running short to cast your vote,...

Help us make hate crime extinct

Meet Hate Crime Hank – a dinosaur helping Lincolnshire Police to raise awareness of hate crime. Hank hates anyone who isn’t like him – from their appearance to simply being who they are. If he continues to spread hate, he may well end up committing a hate crime. The...

75,000 households checked for council tax fraud

A review of 75,000 households across the county claiming single person discount on their council tax has identified £1.3millon being claimed incorrectly or fraudulently. Lincolnshire authorities are getting smarter and more effective at fighting fraud. As a result of...

Extension of Public Space Protection Order for controlling dogs

In 2017 Boston Borough Council exercised its power under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 to make a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for the controlling of dogs. The council is looking to extend the PSPO for a further three years and are...

More adopters needed locally

More adopters are needed in Lincolnshire to care for children aged three years and above, brothers and sisters who need to be kept together and children with additional needs and disabilities. Councillor Mrs Patricia Bradwell, Executive Councillor for Children's...

St Barnabas – Annual Light-up a Life Ceremony

This year St Barnabas are continuing tradition by holding their Annual Light up a Life ceremony at the Salvation Army, 59-61 High Street, Boston, PE21 8ST. It will take place on Friday, November 1st at 2pm. All are welcome to take part in this beautiful ceremony of...

Illegal cigarettes found in secret compartment in Boston shop

A shop owner has been prosecuted by Lincolnshire Trading Standards after 6,700 illegal cigarettes were found during inspections. Last Monday (30 September) at Lincoln Magistrates Court, Sardar Majid Aziz (35) of 41, Wing Drive, Fishtoft, pleaded guilty to supplying...

30th birthday celebrations success at Geoff Moulder

The Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex held its 30th birthday bash on Sunday 29th  September. Despite the weather we saw more than 400 visits throughout the gym and pool on this day. They had an array of free activities on offer including swimming, fun splash, inflatable...

Shining a Light – Blue Light Day

Hundreds of people enjoyed the Blue Light Day in Central Park, Boston on Saturday, September 28. The emergency services made up of H M Coastguard, LIVES, Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership, Lincolnshire Police, Lincolnshire Police Cadets, Air Ambulance, St John's...

Update from The Environment Agency – 30/09/19 @ 09:21

A FLOOD WARNING is now in force for Waterside properties between Town Bridge and Haven Bridge in Boston. Environment Agency have said: "Stormy conditions are forecast, resulting in a tidal surge moving down the East Coast of England from Monday. The high tides...