IN PICTURES: Street party brings people together

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Rebecca Parson 11 having her face painted by Eve Ford.
Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Rebecca Parson 11 having her face painted by Eve Ford.

Families enjoyed a day out which aimed to bring the local community together and raise money for Women’s Aid in Boston at the weekend.

The inaugural Woad Farm Alers Neighbourhood Watch Street Party was held across two sites at the Queen of Spades and Wellington Park on Sunday.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Sophie Lorenz 14 with football coach at Boston United, Lewis Cook.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Sophie Lorenz 14 with football coach at Boston United, Lewis Cook.

Activities included facepainting, a bouncy castle, colouring table and balloon modelling.

There were also demonstrations including first aid from East Midlands Medical Service and football coaching from Boston United.

The event went on into the evening when live band Hay Brother played and food donated by the Golden Dragon was served.

Organiser Lorraine O’Connor: “lt was quiet in the day but all in all it was a good outcome.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Edward Cresswell of East Midlands Medical Services Ltd, demonstrating first aid to Keaton Ground 5.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Edward Cresswell of East Midlands Medical Services Ltd, demonstrating first aid to Keaton Ground 5.

“The evening went very well.

“It was bingo night in the Queen and we all had a lovely evening getting to know each other.”

The event raised £65 for Boston Women’s Aid.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Sergens Verstjaks with his children Karoline Verstjaks 2 and Daniel Verstjaks 2.

Street party for Woad Farm Road area, at Queen of Spades pub and Wellington Park. Sergens Verstjaks with his children Karoline Verstjaks 2 and Daniel Verstjaks 2.