Drivers parking in free or private car parks were blamed for a £91,000 deficit to the council’s budget for the 2012/13 financial year.
At a Boston Borough Council cabinet meeting Coun Derek Richmond discussed how motorists were finding alternative locations for cheaper parking. He also said disabled people fighting the introduction of paid parking delayed fee rises and caused some of the shortfall..
○ Young filmmaker Liam Holland (pictured) managed to get his film shown at the Kinema in the Woods in Woodhall Spa.
His film was an action-packed James Bond spoof with explosive CGI effects.
○ The town’s waterways were set to become a source of major regeneration when a £3 million marina was given the go-ahead.
The application for the marina at the River Witham, off Fenside Road, was approved at a borough council planning meeting and included a restaurant and workshops.
○ Three priceless Star Trek costumes were stolen from the Coach House at Keal Cotes.
They were returned but some bits were still missing.
○ The Standard took a trio of titles at an annual press awards. They included the Title of the Year, the Best Use of Digital Platform and the Small Weekly Title of the Year .