Coronavirus - All the information Boston needs.


Last updated Wednesday 1st July at 2.30pm


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

  • Facemasks are compulsory on public transport and if attending hospital appointments. 
  • Face masks should be worn in enclosed spaces, eg shop and supermarkets.
  • Single parent and single person households can now create a 'social bubble'. If someone gets symptoms, both households must self isolate. 
  • You are allowed to meet in groups of up to six people who you do not live with or who are not in your support bubble.
  • Exercise outside as much as you like.
  • Sunbathe, play sports with up to 6 others maintaining the 2m rule.
  • Air passengers arriving in UK to be quarantined (except Ireland).
  • Stay home as much as possible.
  • Work from home if you can.
  • Limit your contact with others. 
  • Keep your 2m distance. 
  • Wash your hands.
  • Restaurants and pubs are set to reopen on Saturday July 4th assuming they are COVID safe.

Businesses now open

Regency Dry Cleaners open 9-12 every day apart from Thursday. Sanitiser on entry.
Boston Community Transport are open again for bookings with customer journeys starting from Mon 6th July. 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.
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 from Saturday 4th July open daily for more information call 01205 310006
Dynamix Hair Salon reopens Saturday 4th July they are currently contacting clients who missed appointments before accepting new appointments.
Fonz Barbers open from July 4th, 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/

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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