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Boston moves to Tier 4: Stay at home restrictions

This afternoon the Prime Minister announced that Lincolnshire as a whole which is currently in Tier 3 would enter the new Tier 4: Stay at Home alert level from 00:01 Thursday 31st December 2020. This means residents in Tier 4 areas cannot meet other people indoors,...

FREE parking changes for Boston

On 1st January 2021 Boston Borough Council will be offering 1 hour free parking for all residents and visitors to the town in all Boston Borough Council owned car parks to replace the current 2.5 hour free parking scheme. The 1 hour free parking will be available by...

Village ‘Best-Dressed House’ competition, a sparkling success

A village’s Christmas Festivities committee recently organised a Best-Dressed House competition. Swineshead Christmas Festival committee asked for applications through their Facebook page, to enter the competition throughout the village. The village usually runs a...

Funeral arrangement request

Families in Lincolnshire are being asked to be as flexible as possible when arranging funerals of loved ones this winter. With more people passing away than is normally seen at this time of year, it's important that funerals aren't delayed so crematoriums and funeral...

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) now open

If you are a Boston Borough business that does not have a business rates liability and has been mandated to close during the National Lockdown, and have been heavily impacted as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown from 5 November to 2 December, and have not been able to...

Boston Barrier flood gate fully operational

Major milestone gives the town winter-ready flood protection The Boston Barrier gate is now fully ready and working to give an enhanced level of flood protection to over 13,000 homes and businesses in the town. As the centrepiece of the flood scheme, the barrier gate...

‘Wet-led’ pubs can receive Christmas support payment

Boston Borough Council is inviting wet-led pubs in the Borough of Boston to apply for a £1,000 Christmas Support Payment. The Government grant for wet-led pubs is a one-off payment for premises that fall under Tier 2 or 3 restrictions between December 2 and 29, 2020....

Keeping our communities safe

The Community Safety Team works closely with Lincolnshire Police and other partner agencies to address anti-social behaviour (ASB) and related crimes.  Anti-Social Behaviour Officers are on-hand to support victims of ASB and use an incremental approach to stop...