MEET THE CANDIDATES: David Wheeler (Conservative)
DAVID Wheeler is one of two Conservative candidates for the Waterlees ward.
86 Mount Pleasant Road, Wisbech PE13 3LH
Tel: 01945 464386
DAVID is an electromechanical engineer who ran his own business before he retired. He lives in the ward and is married to Sue, who he met after coming to Wisbech 27 years ago.
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He was elected in 2007 and has worked hard for Wisbech. David serves on many different bodies, including the Oasis Trust and the Board of Roddons Housing Association and recently he led the team to improve educational attainment in Fenland.
David was one of the main drivers in setting up the Community Forum so he is very aware of the issues in Waterlees.
- 1 Family remembers 'cheeky, friendly and well-liked' mechanic
- 2 Lack of public transport blamed for collapse of £10.5m training centre
- 3 Body found in Wisbech road
- 4 Diamond celebrations for former mayor and council chairman
- 5 Chatteris firm with £20m growth plan
- 6 ‘High risk’ paedophile had indecent images of children on his phone
- 7 Crash driver four and a half times over drink drive limit
- 8 Survey finds staggering 97 cent support for new Aldi store
- 9 Students highlight road safety in new films
- 10 Tractor driver error may have caused freight derailment in the Fens
He is always willing to get out and talk to people in the ward to try and address their problems - the football pitch and the improved play area in Lime Avenue are prime examples.
He has proved over the last four years he has the tenacity to keep the pressure up until he gets results.
David always supports those who stand up for themselves as he believes they are the real champions of the Waterlees community.