Inside this week’s Boston Standard

Front page December 5
Front page December 5

Here’s a look at what’s in store for you in this week’s copy of the Boston Standard, on sale now:

*Fears that big cuts to Council Tax benefit will pile misery onto hard-up residents

*Residents slam ‘ludicrous’ traffic calming measures - with 10 chicanes due for one road

*8,000 Olympic pools worth of water pumped from Boston’s waterways to keep us flood-free

*Queen gives approval to troubled town fountain in letter

*Christmas lights switch on - picture special from Boston’s festive weekend

*Licensees banned from selling booze and cigarettes after raids

*Getting set for Christmas dance at the Glider

*Man ran over by thief driving his own car

*Pop-up police station to deal with town revellers

*Councillor’s donation to boost homeless charity

*Assembly Rooms sale criticised by tenant

*Three pages of your views with our letters pages

*53 new jobs up for grabs on our employment page

*IN SPORT: Jason Lee is confident that on-loan teenage defender is man enough for first team start, plus bowls ace gets England call up

*PLUS: Win a super Ragdale Hall experience and get a cut-price paper with our subscription offer