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Annual Rough Sleeper count

The annual rough sleeping count took place early hours of Friday morning, 20 November 2020.  This was to check on the safety and numbers of those who may be sleeping rough and report these back to government. The group was led by Cllr Martin Griggs, Portfolio Holder...

Council Tax Support Scheme approved

A scheme to support those in need to pay their council tax has been approved by Boston Borough Council’s Full Council. The scheme is reviewed every year and options go out for consultation with the public. A majority of those who commented agreed the current scheme...

Our Plan for Your Future

Boston Borough Council’s wide-ranging aims for the next four years – contained in a document known as the Corporate Strategy 2020 to 2024 – are now available for all to read. It sets out the Council’s direction of travel over the coming years; identifying where the...

Virtual Christmas Market for Boston retailers

A Virtual Christmas Market is being planned for the coming weeks to help retailers and traders following such a strange year for us all. It's hard to imagine a Christmas period without the official light switch-on by Christmas in Boston accompanied by the Illuminate...

Covid-19 Business Support Grant open to Boston businesses

Boston Borough Council has announced that the Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG), aimed at supporting businesses who have had to close due to the current national lockdown, is now open for applications. The grant has been made available by Government to...

Council to recruit Covid Advisors to support businesses and residents

Boston Borough Council have announced they are appointing new Covid Advisors. The Advisors, who will work across the Boston and East Lindsey areas, will support residents and businesses in understanding the latest guidance on Covid-19 restrictions; helping to identify...

Boston Calendar 2021 – Out now

The 2021 Boston Calendar is out now. Every month has a top-quality picture of somewhere in the borough taken by you. The response from residents for this year’s calendar has yet again been amazing and we would like to thank you all for your interest. You can now...

Councils Can Day

Boston Borough Council will be taking part in the Local Government Association’s second #CouncilsCan Day – an online celebration to highlight the critical work of local government during the coronavirus pandemic. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Boston Borough Council...

New Business Support Scheme as New Lockdown Measures Kick In

As England’s businesses face the first day of a new set month-long trading restrictions Boston Borough Council have stepped in with a lifeline for the town’s small firms and self-employed workers. A new scheme launched today will help support the borough’s independent...