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

Author: Tina

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

Cambridge Community Arts - courses for 20-21

We are pleased to present to you our Year-long Course Programme for 2020-2021!

You can find the programme attached to this email. You can also view it, or request a hard copy, on our website: www.camcommarts.org.uk

Our one-year, part-time courses allow you to explore your chosen art form in depth and gain an AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Working in the Creative & Design Industries... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:41 by Tina

Tags: Community, Education, NEET

Mayor Making - a fresh way of doing it!

Welcome from the 2020/21 Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Aigars Balsevics  Wisbech Town Council’s Annual Meeting took place this evening, Monday 18 May and, for the first time, the event was held remotely, via the #Zoom video conferencing system.   Cllr Aigars B

Welcome from the 2020/21 Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Aigars Balsevics

Wisbech Town Council's Annual Meeting took place this evening, Monday 18 May and, for the first time, the event was held remotely, via the #Zoom video conferencing system.

Cllr Aigars Balsevics, nominated by Cllr Susan Woolwork and seconded by Cllr David Topgood was duly elected as the Chairman and Town Mayor. His oath was recorded as follows:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 21:09 by Tina

Tags: Community, Councillors, Events

It’s Mayor-Making Time!

It’s Mayor-Making Time!  Wisbech Town Council’s Annual Meeting takes place on the evening of Monday 18 May and for the first time, the event will be held remotely, via the Zoom video conferencing system.

It's Mayor-Making Time!

Wisbech Town Council's Annual Meeting takes place on the evening of Monday 18 May and for the first time, the event will be held remotely, via the Zoom video conferencing system. Members of the public who wish to participate should contact the Town Clerk with details, noting that the period not exceeding 15 minutes is made available at the beginning of the meeting. A written... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 12:54 by Tina

Tags: Community, Councillors, Events, News, Procedures

Rock Festival Cancelled

Rock Festival Cancelled

Rock Festival Cancelled

Wisbech Rock Festival, one of the major highlights of Wisbech Town Council's events calendar, has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

The announcement comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's speech on Sunday 10 May outlined a timetable of easing social movement and restoration of some business services.

The Rock Festival, which gains momentum each year, was due to take place... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 16:14 by Tina

Tags: Community, Events, News

Extra help with essential costs if you’re on a low income

Extra help with essential costs if you’re on a low income

Extra help with essential costs if you're on a low income

If your income is low, it can be hard to meet unexpected essential costs. You might be eligible to get help with some of these expenses from your local council, the government's Social Fund or a charity grant.


This factsheet explains some of the options, whether you might qualify, and how to apply.

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 11:02 by Tina

Tags: Community, Grants, News