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High rainfall

Due the high volume of rain, reports about blocked drains should be made to https://fixmystreet.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ If flooding is entering property then people should call 999 for Fire and Rescue.

Queen honours Richard’s service to the community

Boston Borough Councillor Richard Austin has had his long service to the community recognised with the award of the British Empire Medal in The Queen’s Birthday Honours. The British Empire medal is awarded for “hands-on” service to the local community. This could be a...

The good ship Woodville setting sail

Arrrgh! That was the piratey sound of approval from Boston Borough Council’s Cabinet to a proposal for a pirate ship for Woodville Road play area. Boston Town Area Committee play area working group proposed £40,000 improvements to Shelton’s Field, St John’s Park and...

Council meets and beat targets

Boston Borough Council’s latest examination of its performance shows improvement in a number of important areas. Achievement targets are set and the latest quarter report shows these were met or exceeded in areas of time spent dealing with planning applications,...

Help make giant plastics sculpture

Want to be part of a ground-breaking art installation which will help hammer home the message about plastics pollution? Join artist Laura Mabbutt at the Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex anytime from 10am to 3pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 10,11 and 12, to help...

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...

He came from a land down under

How far do traders come to stand on Boston Market? Albert Fawcett came all the way from Australia! Well, he came home from Australia about five years ago, but after 50 years trading in antiques made a beeline for Boston to man his very first market stall. Albert, who...

Students heading off to Japan

Final fundraising events are to be held for the Boston students’ visit to Hakusan in Japan. The 2018/2019 Hakusan City Exchange is nearing its goal, and a group of 12 students and two chaperones will depart for Japan on July 15. A race night with fish and chip supper...

Big surprise

If you don’t like big surprises steer well clear of Boston’s Central Park on Saturday, August 3 – it will be full of picnicking teddy bears and their owners. The teddy bears’ picnic has become an annual date on Boston’s calendar, and is again being supported this year...

Savings account which pays 50 per cent bonus

Saving money can be tough – and sometimes dismally-low interest rates can make it feel as if it’s not worth the bother. But how about a savings plan which pays back 50 per cent bonus? Save £1, get £1.50 back. Save £10, get £15 back. Save £1,000, get £1,500 back. Save...