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
From Anglian Water:
We know that sometimes, people might need extra support. WaterCare is here to help those who need us most. 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. There are many other types of people we can help, and you'll find a... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 10:00 by Tina
There are currently two fantastic walks around the Wisbech area:
Wisbech Town Trail and Brinks Trail (wheel and push-chair friendly)
Wisbech walk 2 miles
An easy walk around the north and south Brinks area of Wisbech, where Octavia Hill was born, including the Octavia Hill Birthplace House Museum, the National Trust's Peckover House and various other points of interest. Visit The Crescent; Wisbech... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:43 by Tina
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
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
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
COVID-19 Information in Community Languages
www.nhs.uk/coronavirus is the definitive source of up-to-date guidance, in plain English
Doctors of the world – written information in 36 languages with more being added
Public Health England (a smaller range of languages and Easy Read)
Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:46 by Tina
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
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
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