Big Dig Uncovers New Treasure

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We know from the Whittlesey Wheel, part of the internationally acclaimed find at Must Farm, that the Fens has a rich history. So it was a great pleasure to see a new generation being introduced to archaeology when I joined local group FenArch for their Big Dig Project in the grounds of Wisbech Museum. People …

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Fancy appearing at the Albert Hall?

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Anglia Water are looking for an up and coming presenter from Wisbech to bring the town’s story to the Royal Albert Hall alongside Sir Lenny Henry in July. If you are an aspiring presenter from Wisbech, I urge you to enter here: https://media.anglianwater.co.uk/wisbechcomp/ 

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Is modern slavery happening here?

There are many forms of Modern Slavery and it is a real presence in our communities as I have highlighted previously.   At a recent Modern Day Slavery Summit, hosted by the Bishop of Ely, it was stated that 80% of us will, possibly unknowingly, have met or come into contact with someone who is …

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4 Ways the Conservatives are Supporting the NHS

We are increasing doctor and nurses training places by a quarter, one of the biggest expansions in NHS history, and we are training 15,000 GPs between 2015 and 2020 Joining up care to make sure people remain healthier for longer. We are linking up care between services to allow people to stay at home rather …

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The Inside Track on Wisbech 2020

Wisbech 2020 was set up to ensure that Wisbech has a long-term strategy across four main areas: Education and skills; Health; Well-being and cohesion, and; Infrastructure, the built environment and local economy. It has already helped to deliver a number of positive schemes and improvements and continues to attract investment for a wide range of …

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Wisbech Goes Underground!

Wisbech Tunnels

Underneath Wisbech are a series of tunnels from the days when the town was a major port. The underground spaces were used to store and move goods leaving and entering the town by boat along the Brink. Having raised the potential for economic growth and increased tourism if the tunnels were to be reopened, I …

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