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Cost of Living

With significant rise in the cost of living we know that some households will be struggling financially, emotionally or because they need practical advice and help. Here is some key information on what support is available and how to access it. As new schemes, advice and support becomes available this page will be kept updated.

Latest News

Property owner prosecuted for failing to maintain Grade II town centre building

The owner of a listed property in Boston has been prosecuted by Boston Borough Council for failing to carry out proper maintenance of their building.

Top young poets in Boston receive surprise visit by The Worshipful the Mayor

The top young poets in Boston on Thursday 17 November received a surprise visit from the Mayor of Boston, Cllr Anne Dorrian who attended the Boston Grammar school to announce and present the poetry winners with their prizes and certificates.

South & East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership reaffirms commitment to Community Trigger

The South & East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership has reaffirmed its commitment to the Community Trigger process, which will come into effect today, Monday 28 November 2022.

David Medlock to be honoured with Freedom of the Borough

David Medlock, Chair of the Medlock Trust, is to be awarded Honorary Freedom of the Borough in recognition of the continuing commitment and support given to the community by the Medlock Charitable Trust.

Boston businesses encouraged to join festive spirit with Winter Window competition

Boston Borough Council has announced details of this year's Winter Window competition, encouraging local shops and businesses across the Borough to take and part and get involved in the festive spirit together.

Local businesses are urged to act now as free flood surveys and fully funded follow up support 'won't be available forever'

The Flood Innovation Centre is urging local businesses to take action to better protect their premises, employees and other assets against the risk of flooding by requesting a free flood survey and follow-up support before it's too late.

New Sustainable Products Policy approved to help Partnership reduce single-use products

A new Sustainable Products Policy has this week been adopted by the South & East Lincolnshire Council's Partnership.

Boston shop owner fined more than £3,000 for selling unsafe food items

Selling frozen meat pies at room temperature has cost a Boston shop owner more than £3,000 in fines and costs.

Boost for Boston Coffee House

A well-known Boston coffee shop based in Church Street has received a Capital Grant from a business support programme funded by Boston Town Deal.

Boston Starting to Benefit from £36M Investment

Boston is starting to benefit from over £36M investment that will bring far-reaching, transformational improvements to the town.

Vote for Britain's Favourite Market for 2023 - Boston Market

Boston Market has joined a campaign to become Britain's Favourite Market. In 2020 they were in the top 10 of the poll, can you help them get up there again?

Boston residents invited to get involved in tree planting at Garfits Park

Cllr Tracey Abbott, Portfolio Holder Parks and Open Spaces is inviting communities to get involved in tree planting at Garfits Park in Boston on Saturday 19th November 2022.