Coronavirus - All the information Boston needs.


Last updated Saturday 11th July at 15.00pm


Boston Borough Council Info

For business support: https://www.mybostonuk.com/coronavirus/ where you can apply for a Small Business Grant and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant.

Lincolnshire Country Council Info

If you are a member of the community that requires support you can request help online: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/requesthelp or dial 01522 782189 for assistance.


Government Advice and Roadmap Ahead

Stay alert

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:

  • Stay at home as much as possible.
  • Work from home if you can.
  • Limit contact with other people.
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible).
  • Wash your hands regularly.

Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

What you can and can’t do from July 4th

For all the guidelines visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do-after-4-july


Keep Fit

With the Gyms being shut, Boston Tennis Club (off Sleaford Road) offers great facilities with 13 outdoor courts and has made several changes to help keep people safe. 11th-18th July is their Open Week:-

Free Court Bookings

Free 1-2-1 Coaching Sessions

Free Group Coaching Sessions

Offers for new members

visit www.bostontennisclub.co.uk for more

 


Businesses now open

Vodafone on Strait Bargate, open 7 days a week.
FBF Products open again taking appointments for windows and blinds. 07949 725806
MW Clayton Automotive Repair Centre, Sibsey. Back open again with safety measures in place 
Regency Dry Cleaners open 9-12 every day apart from Thursday. Sanitiser on entry.
Boston Community Transport are open again.  Call (01205) 360183.
Johnson Motors Back open with safety precautions and plastic screening.
Cola Training Training hours 0830 to 1600, office hours 0900 to 1300.
Temperature testing, distancing measures, washing facilities, hand sanitiser stations and deep cleaning after courses end.
Ask Chemist free prescription collection delivery service to all patients in Boston and surrounding areas. Call (01205) 352778 to join.
Pescod Square Waterstones, Select, The Works, HMV, Pep & Co, YOURS, Farplace Animal Rescue, O2, Next, Costa (take-away only), Superdrug, Poundland, Wilkos, Greggs. All shops have special offers, see in store and on FB)
Cammacks is back open, visit the showroom, 30 Wide Bargate.
Game Central is now open Tues and Thurs from 2pm and Saturday from 9:30am.
2nd Best Sales and Cerberus Computing Repair with two people at any time, one member per household, distancing restrictions.
The Bear House is open again.
The Biz Boston are only offering online only classes at the moment from dance to drama.
The Butterfly Hospice charity shop and warehouse for donations. They are unable to take donations in the shop and no furniture donations at the warehouse.
Social distancing will apply and hand sanitizer as you come in the shop.
Pushchair Expert is open Monday to Saturday for appointments only.
Downtown is open again.
Time To Frame is open on Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Vape Store is open again.
Candy Floss Queen is now selling pick n mix through our Facebook page or via our website www.clicknmixsweets.co.uk! Free contactless delivery in Boston and surrounding areas every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Sheepgate Tack and Togs at Leverton, is by appointment only, contact us to book in.
Briggs & Skinner Garage and MOT Centre open with extra measures in place to keep everyone safe. Spalding Road in Boston (01205) 358201
Windleys Salvage Tattershall open for used car spares part worn tyres and battery's, phone orders only at the moment  01526 342555
Black Sluice Cafe off London Road, open daily for more information call 01205 310006
Dynamix Hair Salon are reopened and taking bookings again. Call 01205 361629
Fonz Barbers are open again but you need to book in advance by FB (Peter Norton), Instagram (petescissorhandsnaught), Twitter (@pjpeternorton), email (petenorton52@googlemail.com), phone (01205) 359955


Travel

Please be aware that public transport timetables are due to change again from Monday 6th July

Taxi or private hire passengers should wear a mask. The operator is entitled to refuse your custom. Follow the drivers advice. Pay using contactless or online in advance if possible. For any concerns check with the company before travel.

East Midlands Railways are no longer selling tickets on trains these need to be got from machines or via the EMR app

They are running a reduced service which can be found on the below link.

https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/reduced-timetable

Brylaine Travel buses only running Monday - Friday, with a Schools out timetable. Limited Saturday service. School buses no longer running. If your children need school transport please contact Call Connect:- https://lincsbus.info/callconnect/

International Travel Advice

When returning from abroad you are required to quarantine for 14 days.

From 9th July there will be travel corridors where quarantine won’t be needed, for information on the countries you can travel to England from without the 14 day quarantine rule please visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel corridors - GOV.UK 

The current advice from the government is not to travel abroad unless absolutely necessary.


National Information

Visit the following Websites for the latest:-

NHS
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Government
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Public Health England
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england/

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