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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Wisbech Mayor, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, outlines his chosen charities

Wisbech Mayor, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, outlines his chosen charities

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

Tags: Community, News

Cambridgeshire County Council Awards £150k to Wisbech Town Council

Cambridgeshire County Council Awards £150k to Wisbech Town Council

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

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Rainbow Boxes Boost for Families thanks to Wisbech Town Council and Clarion Futures

Rainbow Boxes Boost for Families thanks to Wisbech Town Council and Clarion Futures

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

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Magical Music raises motivation during Covid-19 lockdown

Magical Music raises motivation during Covid-19 lockdown

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

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Cllr Hill's head and beard shave!

Cllr Hill's head and beard shave!

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

Tags: Community, Councillors, Events, News

Wisbech Town Council approves support for local club RUFC

Wisbech Town Council approves support for local club RUFC

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

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Wisbech Town Council supports LK Tennis Academy for its Fun Tennis in the Park sessions.

Wisbech Town Council supports LK Tennis Academy for its Fun Tennis in the Park sessions.

Lisa Kennedy, founder and fully qualified tennis coach has organized a series of tennis lessons to be held in Wisbech Park tennis courts, commencing Thursday 16 July for five weeks. Three age groups will be accommodated at three different times during the morning, 6-8 years at 9.30am, 9-11 years at 10.30am and 12-15 years at 11.30am.

Each child that is signed up to the tennis lessons will receive their... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:23 by Tina

Tags: Community, Events, Grants, News

The Wisbech App Photo Competition has its first winner

The Wisbech App Photo Competition has its first winner

From the launch of the Wisbech App, Wisbech Town Council has been receiving submissions of Wisbech-related images. After voting from the Town Councillors sitting on the Community Events and Festivals Committee, the winner has been announced.

The winning image is a significant Wisbech icon, the Wisbech Institute Clock Tower, and will be promoted on the Town Council's website, social media streams and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:20 by Tina

Tags: Community, Councillors, News

Wisbech Acts of Kindness

Wisbech Acts of Kindness

Wisbech Town Council has partnered with Fenland Citizen to recognise the many neighbours, businesses and volunteers who have assisted those less able during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Council is reaching out for nominations for those worthy of recognition. There are no 'classes' or 'winners'. We believe everyone who has put themselves forward to be kind is a winner.

Speaking today of her hopes for the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:01 by Tina

Tags: Community, Events, News

Wisbech Volunteer Group go above and beyond for a worthy cause

Wisbech Volunteer Group go above and beyond for a worthy cause

Wisbech Volunteer Group go above and beyond for a worthy cause

It all started when three friends, Councillor Samantha Hoy, Councillor Aigars Balsevics and Councillor Steve Tierney decided to set up a small team to help out where possible across Wisbech and surrounding villages. Setting out on most days to collect and deliver food parcels, prescriptions, basic necessities and being available for a friendly... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:32 by Tina

Tags: Community, Councillors, News

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