Mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Aigars Balsevics, hosted his first official fundraising event, an Afternoon Tea at Wisbech Castle on Sunday 13 September.
With a beautifully sunny day, Mayors, Mayoresses, Consorts and family were treated to an afternoon of sumptuous savoury and sweet dishes catered by local business Manor Farm Cakes and Bakes, along with tea and coffee. The majority of guests took turns... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:58 by Tina
Saturday 19 September 11am at the Market Place, Wisbech
Come and join top local chef, Alison Sloan who is joined by culinary artist, Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, for a show-stopping live cooking demonstration. Tickets are free, but must be registered to assist in social distancing for seating.
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:34 by Tina
Proposed Pedestrianisation of the Market Place
Please see attached pdf regarding the proposed Pedestrianisation of the Market Place
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:32 by Tina
Wisbech Mayor, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, outlines his chosen charities
Youth fitness and community homelessness are causes close to his heart.
Having returned from his family holiday, The Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, has provided information about local causes that are close to his heart and for which he has commenced his fundraising activities.
Not only has he placed three fundraising pots in... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 13:36 by Tina
Communities Capital Fund allows Wisbech Town Council to 'crack on' with plans to revitalise Wisbech Market Place.
The Cambridgeshire Communities Capital Fund was launched on 1 April 2020, and set aside up to £5m to help support community projects across the county. The fund was also to support community led projects to improve health, wellbeing, social and economic opportunities in our communities.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:30 by Tina
Rainbow Boxes Boost for Families thanks to Wisbech Town Council and Clarion Futures
The Box of Rainbows initiative, created by Fenland-based organisation CCORRN, approached Wisbech Town Council for assistance in funding the project, which aims to provide a Rainbow Box of Activities including arts, crafts and sports resources for families in Wisbech.
The Town Council has awarded a grant of £4,500... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:20 by Tina
With the pandemic disrupting many avenues of support for local young people, Wisbech Town Council's Policy and Resources Committee was called upon to help make things a little easier for them.
Cambridgeshire County Council's Early Help Hub, who work with many families and young people in Wisbech, came up with an idea that would allow communication to be encouraged through creativity and music. It was... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:42 by Tina
When Councillor Michael Hill was the Mayor of Wisbech, one of his departure fundraiser campaigns was the sponsorship of a complete head and beard shave... Then Covid-19 struck and his term in office ended. Today, with the new Mayor, Councillor Aigars Balsevics in attendance to support him, Councillor Hill finally got the event completed.
Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:56 by Tina
After a second vandalism attack in as many months, a local rugby club, the WRFC, has been awarded a grant of £320 to assist in making good the necessary repairs to damaged posts. The Club had spent money on quick drying cement, metal fixings, the hire of a welder, and acetylene kits which made a major dent in the Club's finances.
Councillor Peter Human heard of the damage and approached the Club... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:25 by Tina