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Boston & Skegness receives £49m for flood protection

Boston & Skegness will benefit from £48,916,928.17 of investment over this financial year to help protect against flooding and coastal erosion. The funding comes as part of the Conservative Government’s £860 million investment to protect communities from flooding in 2021-22, and part of a wider record investment of £5.2 billion

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Seven secondary schools in Boston & Skegness to benefit from Conservative Government’s £200 million Summer School programme

Schools in Boston & Skegness are among the 2,820 secondary schools across England that will receive funding through the £200 million Summer School programme. 542,710 pupils are expected to attend a face-to-face summer school this year, with around three quarters of eligible mainstream secondary schools taking part. The programme will

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116 extra police officers recruited in Lincolnshire

Newly released figures show that 116 police officers have been recruited in Lincolnshire as part of the Conservative Government’s pledge to put 20,000 more officers on the streets by 2023. Across England and Wales, 9,814 police officers have been recruited since the recruitment drive was launched in September 2019 –

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£891,615 funding boost to tackle rough sleeping in Boston and Skegness

East Lindsey District Council and Boston Borough Council will receive extra funding of £575,555 and £316,060 respectively to help tackle rough sleeping, as part of £200 million across England to get people off the streets. Additional funding will cover over 14,000 bed spaces and 2,700 support staff. The Conservative Government’s

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Lincolnshire bolstered by 132 extra police officers

Nearly 9,000 police officers have been recruited as part of the Conservative Government’s campaign to recruit an additional 20,000 by March 2023, with 132 more in Lincolnshire alone. This means the target for year one of the recruitment push – to recruit 6,000 officers by March 2021 – has been

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Pay rise for 188,000 workers across the East Midlands

Around two million of the UK’s lowest-paid workers have benefited from the Conservative Government’s increase to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage. The National Living Wage has risen by 2.2 per cent to £8.91 this year, and has been expanded to cover 23 and 24-year-olds for the first

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Funding boost to help local high streets reopen

The local authorities of East Lindsey and Boston will receive £226,238 and £62,811 respectively. This funding is to help local high streets reopen and attract shoppers and tourists. East Lindsey will benefit from additional support through the High Streets Taskforce Conservative Government investing a total of £56 million through the

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