MEET THE CANDIDATES: Carol Cox
Carol Cox is standing in the Clarkson ward as a Conservative councillor.
33 Bowthorpe Road, Wisbech, Cambs PE13 2DX
Tel: 01945 465588
CAROL is married to David, the proprietor of CWH Cox, Little Church Street, Wisbech which was established by his father in 1950 . She has one son and to her delight one grandson.
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She has been a Town Councillor for 12 years and has had the honour and privilege of being the Town Mayor.
Until her recent retirement, Carol has worked in mental health support within Wisbech for 28 years.
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She has been a Fenland District Councillor for eight years representing Clarkson Ward and is a member of the Wellbeing Group and the Licensing Committee and has diligently performed all her duties.
Carol said: “I have lived in Clarkson Ward for 35 years and am very conscious of the ongoing problems within this area. One of my main priorities recently has been the enhancement of Wisbech Park and the safety issues that need to be addressed to make the park a more desirable place. Therefore I have been Vice-Chairman of Friends of Wisbech Park.
“I am involved with many community activities including being a Governor at The Orchards School and the NHS Foundation Trust. I am trustee of the Citizens Advice Bureau and member of the Bowthorpe Centre Association for mental health and attend Chamber of Commerce meetings to ensure the town centre is not forgotten with all the out of town developments.
“We need more facilities for our young people as they will be the responsible adults of the future. The recession will affect all of us in different ways and I want to be able to support the interests of Wisbech and its citizens in every way I can. I believe I have always been very approachable and helpful to all my electorate and with your support on May 5th I hope to be able to continue.”