In the Cambridgeshire County Council election, Simon Bywater of UKIP has secured the seat for the Sawtry and Ellington ward (which includes Spaldwick). The full results were:
Simon Bywater – UKIP (1,228)
Viv McGuire – Conservative (894)
Mary Theresa Howell – Labour (230)
Rupert William George Moss-Eccardt – Liberal Democrat (149)
In the last election – in 2009 – Viv McGuire secured 1735 votes making it a very safe Conservative seat.
In another interesting development, the Conservative leader, Nick Clarke, lost his Fulbourn seat to Liberal Democrat John Williams. Nick Clarke received 848 votes against John Williams’ total of 1,180.
By popular demand, Bianca & The TopCats are playing again at the Cinnamon Restaurant in Grafham from 7pm this Friday 26th April.
They will be playing a mix of live acoustic Blues, jazz, Soul and Funk.
All ages are welcome.
You can follow Bianca & The TopCats on their Facebook page:
There will be a Community Liaison Group Meeting on Tuesday 14th May at 7pm in Ellington Village Hall. The meeting will include a discussion about noise as well as providing an update on general progress towards construction of the Woolley Hill Wind Farm. All members of the public are welcome.
I am going to be holding art classes in the Playtimes Playgroup building on Saturdays. Click here to view the PDF poster for more information. The classes start on Saturday 27th April, and run for six weeks. Classes will be split into two age groups: the Colour Creators (age 5 to 8) and the Art Explorers (age 9 to 12). This is an opportunity for budding young artists to learn new skills, express themselves freely through art and above all have lots of fun, in a safe and friendly environment.
Also, I have had great feedback for the ’132 Faces of the Jubilee’ watercolour that was on display at the 2013 Easter Fayre. All of the proceeds made from the sale of these prints will go to Spaldwick Church. Please email Vicky Wakefield for more information, or visit the new Victoria Wakefield Art website.