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Boston awarded £21.9 million from Government’s Towns Fund Scheme

Boston is looking forward to a new era after receiving the news that it is to be given millions of pounds from the Government’s Towns Fund scheme. Boston is set to receive £21.9 million, having put forward several ambitious projects aimed at creating jobs by investing...

More much needed affordable homes coming to Boston

More than 40 affordable homes are to be built on the site of a former international printing company in Boston. Longhurst Group has been granted planning permission to build the 47 homes on the former Magnadata site off Norfolk Street in the town. The new development...

Full Council agrees budget which is ‘ambitious for the Borough’

After Finance Portfolio Holder Jonathan Noble recommended to Full Council a balanced budget described as ‘ambitious for the Borough’, it was approved by a majority vote. Boston Borough Council agreed last night (Monday, March 1) that the coming year’s Council Tax...

Have you got your census letter?

Households across Boston are being asked to take part in Census 2021. Census day is on March 21, but households will now be receiving letters with online codes explaining how they can complete their forms. If you don’t get one in the next couple of weeks, please get...

Borough Council supporting businesses with post-Brexit exports

The first certificates allowing shellfish exports to the European Union have been issued to a Boston-based company by officers from Boston Borough Council’s Environmental Health team. Following Brexit, with Britain no longer a part of the Customs Union, shellfish and...

Protecting Lincolnshire’s local heritage

A new project is underway to help protect Lincolnshire's local heritage.  Lincolnshire has been chosen to take part in a national scheme to help better understand and enhance existing records of our locally important buildings, monuments and places.   Funded by the...

Council approves an Environment Policy for Boston

A new Environment Policy for Boston has been approved to set the framework for action on the climate change agenda. The council, like many other local authorities across the country, declared a climate emergency in 2019 and pledged to work towards becoming more...

Community ‘Rapid’ Testing sites to be relocated

We are pleased to be able announce that Public Health have been able to get extended funding for Boston to keep our Community ‘Rapid’ Testing sites open until the end of March 2021. Following Government announcements around schools being able to re-open from 8 March...