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Community projects in Boston borough to be awarded over £500,000 in funding grants

Community projects in and around Boston are set to benefit from more than half a million pounds in new Government funding.

By Gemma Gadd

Published 4th Aug 2023

Pride of Boston Award
Buildings and sites that bring 'pride' to Boston are recognised at awards night

Organisations and businesses that bring ‘pride’ to Boston through their attractive and well-maintained buildings and grounds have been recognised at a special awards ceremony.

By Gemma Gadd  Boston Standard June 28 2023

Updated 21st Jun 2023, 14:09 BST

The winners pictured with Boston Preservation Trust members and the Boston Mayor.

Volunteers needed for 'Boston Tree Party' event at town's new nature reserve

Volunteers are needed to take part in a tree-planting event at a new nature reserve in Boston.

By The Newsroom

Published 18th Nov 2022, 16:16 BST


Work is ongoing at the Dion's Wood nature reserve - as pictured recently from Pilgrim Hospital.

The planting will take place at Dion’s Wood on Sunday, December 4 – an event which has been named the ‘Boston Tree Party’.

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Striking aerial images show the scale of progress and hard work at Boston's new nature reserve

You may be forgiven for thinking these images are a form of abstract art.

By Gemma Gadd  Boston Standard April 12 2023

Published 12th Apr 2023, 16:15 BST


The stunning aerial shot of Dion's Wood. The white dots are actually plastic coatings protecting each new tree planted by volunteers.

Safety concerns after vandals cut down 30 trees at woodland parks in Boston

Police are investigating after 30 trees - some of which are over 20 years old – have been cut down at a popular woodland in Boston.

By Gemma Gadd   Boston Standard June 15 2022

Published 8th Jun 2022, 10:23 BST

Vandals cause damage at two popular Boston sites over the weekend

Wooden sculptures, planters and a children’s activity centre are among the items targeted by vandals in Boston over the weekend.

By Gemma Gadd    Boston Standard April 13 2022

Published 11th Apr 2022, 11:31 BST

New wood with 16,000 trees will be planted in Boston -  The facility will offer a peaceful haven for local people

Work is expected to begin soon on what will be Dion’s Wood Nature Reserve after plans for a 16,000 tree and shrub development were approved by Boston Borough Council.


By Joseph Verney  The Lincolnite August 2 2021

Boston Woods Trust Chairman Adrian Isaac begins preparation work on the site which will become Dion’s Wood Nature Reserve in the Lincolnshire town.  

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