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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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Latest News

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 […]

Big Local Rep’s Review – April to June 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 After the energy and excitement of submitting the third two year plan in the spring, these […]

Partner of Year 2019

At our AGM on the 9th May, Debbie Broadley was announced as our Partner of The Year for 2019. We asked Debbie some questions and here are her answers: Q1. Well done Debbie, How do you feel having been awarded Boston Big Local Partner of the year? Thank you. Surprised. Shocked. Amazed. All of the above. […]

AGM 2019

On the 9th May 2019, we held our Annual General Meeting at the Len Medlock Centre. Many of our partners joined us to reflect upon the previous year and look forward to what we hope to achieve going forward. Katy Roberts, our new Plan Coordinator, welcomed everyone and introduced our chair who delivered his report: […]

Big Local Rep’s Review – January to March 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 This has been a very important and successful three months for the partnership, managing transitions of […]

2019-21 Plan – Assessor Feedback

Back in February, BBL met with Mark Bishop to discuss our next 2-year plan. Mark, an assessor from the Local Trust visited Boston to check our plan meets the expectations and aims of the Big Local project. Below is his report which led to our plan being accepted: I was really pleased to meet the […]

£500 for Boston & South Holland Talking Newspaper

Back in November, the BBL Community Chest Panel gave Boston & South Holland Talking Newspaper £500 to purchase new audio players and batteries. Yesterday we went to see the great work the volunteers do to support people without sight in our area. We also used to opportunity to present our standard oversized cheque. Below is […]

Thank You From Women’s Aid

We very much appreciate the award of £1,500 Community Chest funding by Boston Big Local in December 2018. This grant is towards decorating and improving one of our family rooms in refuge. We have not, to date, been able to refurbish the room we want to do, because since last October the pressure on our […]

Many More Good Samaritans

The Samaritans of Boston, Lincolnshire need to raise £25,000 each and every year to stay open and support those in need of emotional support. Boston Big Local are pleased to be able to support the Samaritans of Boston, which is run solely by volunteers, to train more listening volunteers. Through our health and Welling theme, […]

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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