Category Archives: North Ward / Waterlees
North Ward / Waterlees Has Three New Councillors
Following the abrupt and expensive resignations of Cllrs Lay, Bucknor and Bucknor from Wisbech Town Council, a by-election has been held to find three replacements.
The political battleground was a straight duel between Labour and the Conservatives.
Labour threw everything and the kitchen sink at it. Volunteers were drafted in from far and wide and the most comprehensive campaign I’ve seen them run in recent years took place.
I think that letting the Bucknors have a free ride for years has seriously harmed their base in the area, because despite giving it their best and throwing lots of resources at it, they failed to make the mark they hoped. Nevertheless, they ran a clean campaign and did not get bogged down in the nastiness and vitriol seen from other quarters. They can be proud of their part in a well-fought and fair by-election.
I am pleased and proud that all three seats were won, comfortably, by the three Conservative candidates; Andy Maul, Laura Cobb and Andrew Lynn. All three are completely fresh faces to the local political scene and I am looking forwards to working with them for many years to come.
The Spinney Fun Day 2017
I had a fantastic day at the Spinney. First opening the new pagoda that was donated by the Clarion/Circle group and then being the DJ for crowds of excited kids throughout the day.
I enjoyed last year’s event too, but this year was exceptional. Particularly good fun was the water slide, made from simple materials on the little zip wire hill. Laughing happy kids covered in mud and soaking wet ran about the place in a frenzy of fun activity.
North Ward / Waterlees By-Election, Part 2
Thank You, North Ward
Thanks to the residents of North Ward / Waterlees who turned up for the Coffee Morning with Councillors today.
It was a very relaxed and enjoyable natter in which we tried our best to put the world to rights over biscuits and cake.
Looking forward to the next one!
North Ward / Waterlees By-Election
Wisbech Conservatives did not want three by-elections in August.