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WIN a free ticket to ride at Boston May Fair

Rated one of the top five street fairs in the country, has a Royal Charter and is surrounded by tradition and ceremony, Boston May Fair will return May 4 – May 11 2019. It is one of the oldest continuous fairs to be held in the country. Once again the Showmen’s Guild...

Another Boston clean-up success

The 12th annual Big Boston Clean Up has been voted another great success - by organisers, volunteers and local businesses who took part. The four-day campaign saw teams from all over the borough picking up litter from Boston’s streets. Here's just a sample of some of...

Appeal following incident of graffiti

We are appealing for witnesses following incidents of criminal damage overnight at Fenside Woods on Monday, April 15. Police officers spotted graffiti on the Fenside Woods signage whilst on their daily patrol in the area yesterday (Tuesday). Houses to house enquiries...

Get you five a day from John

John Williamson gets his five a day. In fact he often gets in excess of seven a day! But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t enjoy a nice pudding now and again. John “Tubbs” Williamson (ah, that’ll be those puddings!) is a fruit and veg maestro. And so he should be – fruit...

Volunteers help clean up our town

Today is day two of this year’s annual four-day Big Boston Clean Up, and teams from all over the borough are attending and spending several hours picking up litter as well as other debris from Boston’s streets. When the clean-up began in 2008 a total of more than ten...

Helps in the garden, never complains

The gardener’s best friend is his brown bin. And Peter Stanway’s has just got a whole lot friendlier, for he is one of the ten lucky winners of a free year’s worth of kerbside garden waste collections from Boston Borough Council. Peter, who lives in Swineshead, was...

Help build Boston’s plastics planet person

Boston’s plastics pollution is to be turned into art - with a hard-hitting message. Children taking part in this year’s Big Schools Clean Up have already gathered sacks of littered plastic for artist Laura Mabbutt to use to create a sculpture. More plastic will be...

Use the litter bins provided

This is the scene which greets Boston Borough Council’s grounds staff almost every morning at the skatepark in St John’s Road. They use their valuable time picking up the litter – valuable time that council tax payers pay for. So now an appeal has gone out for those...

College’s multi-million pound technology bid

Boston College, in conjunction with regional education providers, is pleased to announce that it is part of a successful application to the Institutes of Technology and is progressing to the pre-award stage for the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (LIT). Led by...

Spitfire fly past for 1940s event

Look to the skies over Boston and listen for the roar of a Rolls Royce Merlin engine on Sunday, June 23. For a 1940s event in town is to be honoured with a spectacular Spitfire fly past. Subject to weather conditions the famous silhouette will be seen reigniting...