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Tips to accept more waste types from 6th July

From Monday 6 July, Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) across the county will allow cars with small trailers and accept more waste types. All eleven sites will now open five days from Friday to Tuesday. Small trailers (6ft x 4ft x1.5ft load depth) without greedy...

Boston Market returns after Covid-19 puts some on hold

As Boston’s market welcomes back its traders after what, for some, has been a three-month lay-off, the national body that represents the sector has said markets will be at the heart of the UK’s recovery. David Preston, Chief Executive of the National Association of...

All year groups back to school at Fishtoft Academy

Fishtoft Academy is one of the few schools in the Boston area which has been able to open again to pupils across all year groups. The academy reopened its doors to its youngsters on Monday. Headteacher Jo Bland said: "It is fantastic to once again be able to welcome...

Government roadmap for the vulnerable on future of shielding

The Government has set out a roadmap for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme. For now, the guidance remains the same – stay at home and only go outside to exercise or to spend time outdoors with a member of your household, or...

Free advertising for businesses

Following the success of #MakeItMonday we are going to extend local business promotion every Monday on our Facebook page until the end of August. This is offering a FREE social media promotion for all local firms in the borough. Supporting your business is especially...

Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire launches “Vitals for Veterans”

Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire have been working as a local independent charity for over 61 years locally. Currently supporting over 4000 older people a week in Lincoln and South Lincolnshire with an array of vital support services. Following on from the huge...

Glowing Ofsted Report For Boston’s Park Academy

Staff and pupils at Boston’s Park Academy are celebrating after receiving their most recent Ofsted report which judged the school as ‘Good’ in all areas. The academy, located in Robin Hoods Walk and part of The Boston Witham Academies Federation trust (BWAF), received...

Swimming dangers in local rivers and ponds

As the warm weather looks to return, our seasonal warning has been issued about the dangers of diving, jumping or swimming in any of the area’s rivers, drains and open water. Blue skies and rising temperatures generate a great temptation for some to cool off with an...

Could it be a scam?

Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have joined the Scams Awareness Fortnight campaign. The national campaign – organised by Citizens Advice – this year focusses on scams that have cropped up during the coronavirus pandemic. During Scams...