Wisbech Youth Council to look at organising 'mini Olympics' under new chairman

WISBECH Youth Council will look to organise a mini Olympics in the next 12 months, under the leadership of new chairman Stuart Murat. Fourteen-year-old Stuart took over the role from Ben Stek at the council s annual meeting. Stuart said: We ve had an

WISBECH Youth Council will look to organise a 'mini Olympics' in the next 12 months, under the leadership of new chairman Stuart Murat.

Fourteen-year-old Stuart took over the role from Ben Stek at the council's annual meeting.

Stuart said: "We've had an excellent first year and it is my intention to work hard to make this year even better."

Stuart, the son of Town Clerk Erbie Murat, is a Wisbech Grammar School student and the hooker for the school's rugby 'A' team. He is also a black belt, a qualified instructor and county champion in Tae Kwon-do.


You may also want to watch:


The meeting was attended by several dignitaries, including the current Mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Yvonne Lawrence; and the leader of Wisbech Town Council, Councillor David Oliver.

The youth council decided at the meeting to look at the possibility of organising a mini Olympics.

Most Read

Despite standing down as Chairman, Ben will still be involved with the town council.

He said: "I have to concentrate more on my school work now so that I can achieve the grades I need to train as a pilot with the Royal Air Force."

The town council formed Wisbech youth council in September last year.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus