Wisbech Town Council

Serving the people of Wisbech

Wisbech Town Council Chamber, 1 North Brink

Town Clerk: Terry Jordan
1 North Brink, Wisbech
Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR

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Silent Wisbech

Silent Wisbech

A stunning 4.34 mins of #WisbechSilence, by Konrad Klich @kkonrado86 showing a hauntingly barren landscape normally bustling with life. Thanks for allowing us to share. Konrad said, " I do it as a hobby!" Singer Eric Kinny - Last Goodbye.

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:26 by Tina

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WaterCare Leaflet from Anglian Water

WaterCare Leaflet from Anglian Water

Some customers may need help keeping up with their bills. They might have a medical condition or disability which means they would benefit from practical support or help when water supplies are interrupted.

The attached document from Anglian Water provides full information.

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 12:15 by Tina

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Parish & Town Council and Resident Assoc update - Friday, 17 April 2020

Parish & Town Council and Resident Assoc update - Friday, 17 April 2020

Social distancing measures set to continue for a further three weeks

Last night the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced a further three weeks of its social distancing measures.

This follows the news from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) that the infection rate appears to be decreasing, but that any change in social distancing now could trigger a second peak, placing further pressure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:52 by Tina

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COVID-19 Information in Community Languages

COVID-19    Information in Community Languages

COVID-19 Information in Community Languages

www.nhs.uk/coronavirus is the definitive source of up-to-date guidance, in plain English

Written Information:

Doctors of the world – written information in 36 languages with more being added

https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

Public Health England (a smaller range of languages and Easy Read)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:46 by Tina

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Wisbech Town Council gives a boost to 50 Backpacks Vision

Wisbech Town Council gives a boost to 50 Backpacks Vision

Leader of the Council, Cllr Samantha Hoy has warmly welcomed the decision from the Council's Town Clerk, following liaison with the Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee and the Leader of the Council to donate £1,000 to 50 Backpacks Vision (Wisbech) to assist in the local charity's efforts of food distribution to vulnerable residents across Wisbech and neighbouring villages. Cllr Hoy... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:08 by Tina

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Individual ward councillors raise the bar in supporting their community through difficult times

Individual ward councillors raise the bar in supporting their community through difficult times

Acting as a bridge between Wisbech Town Council and the Wisbech community, several Town Councillors have teamed up to identify vulnerable members of the community, particularly Wisbech residents but also businesses during this extended difficult period. The team, co-ordinated by Leader of the Council, Councillor Samantha Hoy, includes forthcoming Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, Cllr Steve... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:50 by Tina

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An update from Fenland District Council with some frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19

An update from Fenland District Council with some frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19

An update from Fenland District Council with some frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19

We have received a few enquiries this week, our response to which I thought to be worth summarising and sharing with wider partners. Hopefully, this information will be of use, apologies if you are already aware of some of it. As ever please do feel free to get in touch if you have any other concerns or queries.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:13 by Tina

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March 2020 Update from Public Health England on Covid-19

March 2020 Update from Public Health England on Covid-19

March 2020 Update from Public Health England on Covid-19

Please see attached update for full details.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:31 by Tina

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Reasons not to build an incinerator in Wisbech identified in new report

Response to the Scoping Opinion for Medworth Energy from Waste Combined Heat and Power Facility (Wisbech)

Response to the Scoping Opinion for Medworth Energy from Waste Combined Heat and Power Facility (Wisbech)
The Planning Inspectorate Case Reference: EN010110
January 2020
Response provided by Mo Stewart, Retired healthcare professional, Wisbech resident March 2020

This is Mo Stewart's contribution to the Wisbech Anti-incinerator Working Party.

Photo credit: TG Wisbech Town Council

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:20 by Tina

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Age UK information and resources for Wisbech and further afield

Age UK information and resources for Wisbech and further afield

Age UK information and resources for Wisbech. See attached sheets for resources further across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Age UK information sheet for Wisbech

50 backpacks is a local organisation who is a homeless support group - they are now also providing care packages to any over 70s in dire need. Contact 01945 463306 for support.

Lamb & Flag Welney, Wisbech essential groceries local delivery... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:39 by Tina

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