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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...

Getting older? How can we help?

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Authorities are keen to gain a deeper understanding of the views and aspirations of people over the age of 55 in relation to housing and support services in later life. The authorities are looking for this to inform future housing...

TV help to heal family rifts

Is there a rift in your family that you would like help to heal? A proposed programme called The Rift is looking for people who might be interested. Producers are looking for families who have suffered a fall-out over anything big or small and are struggling to make...

Wild Bill puts Boston on the map

Fans of the new ITV crime drama Wild Bill will soon be able to follow a tour of Boston borough locations used for filming. The first episode screened last night to much acclaim, and residents keenly spotted some of the local spots used in the opening scenes – Boston...

Hop in the Central Park time machine

If history is your thing then hop into the Through The Ages time machine at Central Park in Boston on Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7. The park will be taken over by different re-enactment groups so you can step back to the time of the Vikings, Victorians, Boston’s...

Rain, rain, rain, but no flooding here

Despite the constant rain there are no rain-related incidents in Boston borough. Environment Agency staff are constantly monitoring the situation across the county. If you are travelling elsewhere in the county stay away from swollen rivers and do not attempt driving...

£100,000 Lottery cash for Age UK Boston centre

Five community organisations in the area have received Lottery funding of more than £222,000. Age UK Lincoln and South Lincolnshire’s Creating Connections project has received £100,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund. The awards mark the 25th Anniversary of...

 Online Vehicle Sales Alert  

Fraudsters have been advertising vehicles and machinery for sale on various online selling platforms. This includes vehicles and machinery used by the agricultural industry. The victims, after communicating via email with the fraudster, will receive a bogus email...

WIN Rob Lowe’s Wild Bill Special Mexican meal

ITV screens the first episode of the crime drama Wild Bill, filmed in and around Boston, tomorrow (Wednesday) night at 9pm. And you could be the lucky winner of a special Wild Bill Mexican meal here in Boston. Watch out in tomorrow’s Boston Standard for the...

Wash and Humber Admirals meet

The Admiral of The Wash met the Admiral of the Humber (pictured centre) when Boston Mayor Cllr Anton Dani was a VIP guest at an event in Kingston Upon Hull. Cllr Dani and the Mayoress, Mrs Maria Dani, were guest of the Lord Mayor of Kingston Upon Hull at his "at home"...

Ban on persistent town centre pest

A persistent pest in Boston town centre has been made subject of a second two-year Criminal Behaviour Order. Shaun Overton (42), pictured, of no fixed address, can now be arrested if he breaches the order, obtained by Boston Borough Council. He was already the subject...