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Borough Council to introduce new planning validation requirements

Boston Borough Council have announced changes to their validation process for planning applications, aimed at supporting applicants, reducing costs associated with the process and supporting applications to come forward. The Borough Council will revert to following...

Party in the Park cancelled for 2021

Party in the Park that was scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 is cancelled due to concerns around public safety and the uncertainty of holding events. Last year’s Music and Beer Festival was due to relaunch in 2020 as ‘Party In the Park’ funded by Boston...

Census day is nearly here

With March 21 literally around the corner, Census 2021 is in full swing in Boston. The letters, with your unique access codes, have all gone out and responses are already coming in. “A successful census will help give the best picture of the needs of everyone living...

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...