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  • The Community Chest panel recently awarded £1,000 to Boston Community Transport, a volunteer-led charitable organisation that provides a community car scheme for people who are unable to access other forms of transport. The scheme is run by volunteer co-ordinators and drivers and offers a low-tariff door-to-door service for people who are unable to access existing […]

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  • The Community Events Grant Scheme panel met recently to consider the funding applications it has received. The scheme, which is funded by Boston Big Local and administered by Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS), is designed to support events that draw people together in central Boston. Three grants were made by the panel: Unity in the […]

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  • In a series of creative sessions at Mayfields, Boston, people with dementia and their carers are getting an opportunity to learn new skills and rediscover forgotten talents. The fortnightly sessions began in September and are delivered by Lincolnshire County Council and local artist Carol Parker. The activity is funded by Boston Big Local and also supported […]

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  • Stay active programme This summer, Boston Big Local funded a programme of fitness and wellbeing activities for older residents in Boston.  The Stay Active course offered a range of mild to moderate exercises, designed to help participants keep their minds and bodies fit and active. The four week programme was delivered by the Lincolnshire Health […]

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