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Big cash boost for Boston business

Cash from business rates in Boston borough is to be used to help businesses in the area. Boston Borough Council’s Cabinet agreed to make £100,000 of £388,000 retained locally from business rates available as an incentive for firms to grow and invest. A further...

Help us set priorities for the future

Everything that Boston Borough Council does – from collecting your rubbish to promoting economic development – is guided by a plan. It’s called the Corporate Plan and lays out what the council’s biggest priorities are. It’s due a refresh and the council is asking for...

An afternoon tea for Boston Dementia Action Alliance

The wonderful staff at Susanna's Studios of Sutterton recently dusted of their pinnies to host an afternoon tea party to raise funds for Boston Dementia Action Alliance. The alliance would like to thank the team and everybody who contributed to the fantastic £836 that...

Mark’s next ‘amazing’ adventure

A former Boston Borough Councillor has launched his own publishing company with a raft of books he has written for children. Mark Baker gave up his position on the council in 2015 to travel the world, but his previous work as a nursery nurse and graphics designer has...

Fishermen’s tribute is on the way

Workers from Princebuild have been busy laying the base and preparing the shuttering for the plinth for the oak-carved fishermen’s tribute near St Botolph’s footbridge. Five carved oak panels will be assembled on the concrete-and-steel plinth as a lasting tribute to...

Picnic and Play Sessions

Many local children have enjoyed the free picnic and play sessions organised by Fran Taylor of Boston Borough Council this Summer. Following the installation of new play equipment at many of the Parks funded by Boston Town Area Committee (BTAC) a number of sessions...

Resurfacing planned for Woodville Road, Boston

A worn-out section of carriageway between Hessle Avenue and Sleaford Road is set to be replaced later this month. Work on the £85,000 project is due to begin on Tuesday 27 August and is expected to be completed on Tuesday 3 September. During that time, the road will...

£250,000+ funding for economic growth projects

Projects which will bring economic growth to the area could qualify for grants in excess of £250,000. The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP) wants to hear all about short to medium-term projects which could qualify for match funding. GLLEP says:...

Carved works of art

Here is a glimpse of the five carved oak panels before they are finally assembled on a concrete and steel plinth as a lasting tribute to Boston’s lost fishermen. This magnificent work is down to the skill of members of the Boston and South Holland Wood Carvers and is...

Shop boss’s removal ordered after meter bypass

Councillors have ordered the removal of the man in charge of a Boston shop where the electricity meter was bypassed. Boston Borough Council’s licensing sub-committee reviewed the premises licence for Boston Supermarket at 8 George Street at the request of Lincolnshire...

Little restaurant, big heart and top award

Kirton Cottage is a little restaurant with a big heart where customers are individuals receiving personal attention. The restaurant has had a little personal attention of its own recently - and emerged with flying colours. It is among the latest food establishments to...