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
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
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
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
Join in the VE Day 75th Anniversary celebrations
We'll be celebrating safely at home to commemorate VE Day on 8 May.
Why not do the same? Decorate your house red, white and blue and celebrate with members of your household.
Why not enjoy:
- a garden afternoon tea party
- baking, crafting or playing games
- sing-a-long or dancing
We would love to see photos of your celebrations.
You can tag us on Twitter @WisbechCouncil... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 13:47 by Tina
On Saturday 22 February, the Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Michael Hill joined around 300 people to celebrate the start of Lent.
The Uzgavenes (Mardi Gras) is a Lithuanian celebration held in public squares, parks or family houses to mark the start of the seventh week before Easter and is their version of the British Pancake Day.
During the festivities the participants and masqueraders dance, sing and eat traditional... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:48 by Tina
Wisbech Mayor attends traditional opening ceremony of the Mart
The Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Michael Hill, was very pleased to be invited by The Mayor of King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Cllr Geoffrey Hipperson to attend the traditional opening ceremony of the King's Lynn Mart on Friday 14 February. After the ceremony, the Mayor and other invited guests had the opportunity to tour the Mart.
Wisbech Chapel... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:39 by Tina
FENLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL
February 17, 2020
Join Fenland's litter heroes for
Great British Spring Clean!
Parks, streets and fields across Fenland will be given a spring clean from litter when the district joins the country's biggest mass-action environmental campaign.
Fenland District Council is once again embracing Keep Britain Tidy's nationwide Great British Spring Clean, and is encouraging... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:58 by Tina
Get interACTIVE with our virtual treasure in your local park- Find hotspots, complete challenges, photo & video rounds to score family points!
Games are live: 4th February 31st March
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 10:54 by Tina
Drop-in event - 9 January - please note there are TWO simultaneous events 3pm-7pm to be held at:
Wisbech St Mary Community Centre, Beechings Close PE13 4SS
Queen Mary Centre Queen's Road, Wisbech PE13 2PE
Have your say on designs for a new Secondary School for Wisbech at a drop in consultation event in January.
The proposed 600-place Secondary School, built on Cambridgeshire County Council owned land,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:43 by Susanah Farmer