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Over 10 years we, the residents, have £1 Million to spend in our Boston Big Local Area. The money has been given by the National Lottery and is to be spent on improving the community.

If you are a resident, group or charity in the BBL area or you have members who live in the BBL area you can apply for funding.

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Residents have £1million to spend for the benefit of the community.
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Latest News

Join our BBL Panel Meetings

Back in 2015, Boston Big Local(BBL) was awarded £1 Million to invest in the BBL area over a 10 year period. This Boston Big Local area was chosen, along with 150 other areas in the UK, by the Local Trust to receive a share of the £150 Million pot of money from the National Lottery […]

Helping BBL Residents.

For the last few years, we have been supporting Citizens Advice Mid-Lincolnshire to help Boston Big Local Residents. We have invested £11,000 over the next two years. This money has been used to provide additional support in the Boston office on West Street, which is in the BBL area. This additional support is provided by […]

Big Local Rep’s Review – October – December 2019

Every three months or so, I share my thoughts on local area progress with you as residents as your Big Local Rep and with the central team managing the national programme. Your comments and thoughts are always welcome. Big Local is half way through. An excellent report charting challenges and achievements is well worth a scan. There are also loads of […]

We Would Love Your Opinions

As you may already know Boston Big Local was given £1 Million to spend over 10 years. We plan to invest in many community projects and have also set £100,000 aside for a major project in our final year, which is 2025. We are now looking for your feedback on 2 questions: What community projects […]

New Boiler for Centrepoint Outreach

As the weather gets colder this feels like the perfect time to share this good news story. Early in 2019, Boston Big Local received a Community Chest application from Centrepoint Outreach through our simple 5 Minute Funding Form. The request was for £1500 for a new boiler. The application clearly demonstrated how our funding would […]

Pirate ship opening

Ahoy, me hearties! The pirate ship play equipment has officially been opened at Woodville Road Play Area. It was opened by the most important people in Boston, the very children who will play on the Pirate Ship each day. Since Monday last week, Kompan have been installing and erecting the pirate ship play equipment and […]

Big Local Rep’s Review – July – September 2019

Every three months or so, I share my thoughts on local area progress with you as residents as your Big Local Rep and with the central team managing the national programme. Your comments and thoughts are always welcome.  Looking back Running things The partnership is working well as a team as it gets stuck into delivery of its […]

Beach Events Report

For the last few summers, we have invested in the installation of the beach in central park, along with a few events for children, the elderly, people with dementia and those who experience learning difficulties. This year, the main beach event was held on the 15 and 16th of August. Even though the weather was […]

Boston’s Lost Fishermen’s Memorial

Today we had the pleasure of attending Inauguration for the Memorial of Boston’s Lost Fishermen’s. We, the residents of Boston Big Local, have played our small part in helping this memorial come to fruition. Our funding helped pay for the wood and tools used to create it. We also supplied additional funds to help the […]

Funded By

The National Lottery Community Fund

Our Local Trust Organisation

Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire
Chantry House, 3 Lincoln Lane
Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8RU

Spending So Far

We have 10 years to spend the £1 million.
We are in year 5 and we have currently spent around £465,000.

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