Upwell Playing Field Committee

The committee meets for an evening every month to discuss issues regarding the playing field and to plan our events. You can read our minutes of our latest meeting here:


New Road, Upwell, WISBECH CAMBS PE14 9AB

Tele: 01945 773604

Email: upfc@talktalk.net

Minutes of Meeting held 17th November 2020 via ZOOM

Present: Christine Aston, Mark Elliott, Nigel Carter & Ros Shorting.

Apologies received from: John Spikings, Pip Read, Liz Thorpe, Steph Thorpe & Pat Moat.

TREASURER: Statement as at 30th October: £10,887.00

GOVERNING DOCUMENTS: We need to update details, Liz Ferris and Christine Bidwell have agreed to join committee, which satisfies protocol.

MAINTENANCE: Letter to be sent to REDACTED to dispense with services; engage Playmaintain – Wisbech. The dyke needs clearing of leaves, twigs and any litter to make a clear water flow from new land drain header. CS unable to work at present and new update folders work in progress. Date in January for committee have a work party.

RAFFLE: Pat requires prizes and stubs to be returned asap, Ros and Pat will shop for hamper. Depending on COVID, we will hold on ZOOM 9th December. CA – Colouring competition winners, and Dog Show for PC Magazine. Show dates for 2021 - April 10th May 22nd, June 19th, July 17th September 18th, Presentation evening 30th October, Party in the Park and Summer Fayre weekend 3rd and 4th July. Dementia Cupcake Day in June with Barclays Bank?; MacMillan Coffee Morning September 25th.

AOB: RS. Received a letter from M & G Investments concerning our update regarding trustees and nameholders on the investments. This was raised very early in the year unfortunately at a time when Mr. Rayners grandson had been killed and it was not thought appropriate to contact the family. An original Death Certificate is required to remove Mr Rayner not a “CERTIFIED” COPY as originally sent. CA – requested an update of groundworks, NC – work carried out to date on the pavilion with showers and with disabled access has been outstanding in. ME – Website – post regarding Blunt Trust – RS – to check.

Next meeting: New Year.



Christine Aston – Chair

Mark Elliott – Vice Chair

Ros Shorting – Secretary

John Spikings – Treasurer


Other current members of the committee are:

Christine Bidwell

Nigel Carter (representing Upwell Bowls Club)

Liz Ferris

Pat Moat

Pip Read

Liz Thorpe

Steph Thorpe

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We are always looking for new members to join the committee or to help at our events. Please help our community by getting involved.


You can contact the committee by 


01945 773604.

Upwell Playing Field 


Email: UPFC@talktalk.net

Phone: 01945 773604

Registered Charity: 300425

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