Winter Windows

To help celebrate local businesses and their shop windows this festive season, we’ve launched our Winter Windows shop front competition.

Winter Windows is a new competition which invites businesses across the borough to share and celebrate their efforts to dress up their shop fronts and windows for Christmas. To enter, businesses just need to send a picture of their festive shop fronts and windows through to us at by midnight, on Thursday 9th December 2021. We will then share the pictures on our Facebook page, on Friday 10th December, residents will then be invited to like their favourite entries.

The winner will be the picture that has received the most likes by the time the competition closes on December 17th, 2021. The top three business’s will each receive a certificate and first place will also receive a £50 voucher.

Please read through the full terms and conditions below before submitting your entry.

Terms and Conditions

This competition is open to all retail and hospitality businesses within the Boston Borough. The competition aims to celebrate businesses and their efforts to dress up their shops over the festive season.

To enter businesses must email  with a photograph of their shop frontage prior to the competition closing date. Please do not send any photos where people can be identified as these cannot be used. All photographs will be uploaded onto a Winter Windows album on Boston Borough Council’s Facebook page, followers will then be encouraged to like their favourites. Only one photo per business will be uploaded.

You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright for all images entered. You will retain copyright of your entries at all times and always be credited alongside your picture. By entering your images into the competition, you grant Boston Brough Council an exclusive license to reproduce the images for use on our Social Media pages and Website to promote the local area and businesses.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Boston Borough Council excludes its liability for any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by you, whether directly or indirectly and howsoever caused, in connection with the Competition and use of any prize. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the Council’s liability for death or personal injury arising from the Council’s own negligence or any other liability that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded.

You agree to indemnify the Council and keep the Council indemnified against any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by the Council as a result of your entry in the Competition, including (but not limited to) any claim of infringement of intellectual property rights made by any third party

Photographs will be uploaded on Friday 10th December, once you submit your image you agree to it being used for any publicity relating to the competition.

The competition closes to entries at midnight on Thursday 9th December 2021 and the images will be uploaded on Friday 10th December for voting to begin; the competition will then come to a close a week later at 5pm on 17th December; whichever 3 images have the most likes by this date will each receive a certificate and the image with the most likes will also receive a voucher worth £50.

All winners will be contacted w/c December 20th, 2021.