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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.

Peter Bedford

Making a Difference Case Study - Peter Bedford

Ward Member:

Coastal

Why You Decided You Wanted To Become A Councillor:

Frustration with things that were happening in Freiston.

What Impact/Difference Do You Feel You Have Already Made To The Community?

Being available at any time to speak and meet residents to try to help out with their issues.

What Have Your Highlights of Being A Councillor Been So Far?

Everyday involvement but first major success was to get Boston Bowl passed through the planning system way back in the Nineties against lots of councillors not thinking ahead.

What Would You Say to Someone Who Is Thinking Of Becoming A Councillor In The Future?

Be prepared to work hard at it. Being a public representative is a hard job do not enter it lightly. Be prepared for knocks and losses it is a difficult but rewarding job.