Boston’s police chief praises the town’s spirit in dealing with floods

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Police chief inspector Paul Timmins has praised the people of Boston for their help, support and spirit in deaing with the floods and their aftermath.

He confirmed that no further foods are now predicted, but a visible police presence will be seen in affected areas as recovery work continues.

Chief Insp Timmins tweeted: “To Boston community, thank you for your support and assistance over the past 24 hours. Very difficult time for the town but you prevailed.

He added: “I am pleased to say there is no predicted further threat of flooding but the impact on those affected I’m sure will be felt for weeks and months to come. In spite of this, we’ve seen some heartwarming examples of public spirit and whole communities coming together to help each other in this time of adversity.

“I would like to offer my sincere thanks to all our residents for their co operation throughout this difficult period”.