VIDEO: Volunteers get stuck in at the Queen Mary Centre

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Over one hundred volunteers from Anglian Water and the Ferry Project scrubbed, painted and weeded their way through the Queen Mary Centre on Wednesday.

The Wisbech community centre was receiving a makeover after being taken over by the Ferry Project. Anglian Water got involved through its links with the charity Business in the Community (BiTC). One of its staff, Russell Beal, is

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project

Once complete the plan is for the building to host events aimed at boosting employment and enterprise in the town.

Everyone from directors to technicians got involved in the big DIY day, to the delight of the Ferry Project’s director Keith Smith.

He said: “Ferry Project is very grateful to Anglian Water and their staff for their help with the gardens and decoration at the Queen Mary Centre. Anglian Water’s motto is ‘love every drop’. We really love what they are doing here in Wisbech.”

One of the volunteers, Sarah D’arcy, said: “It was a great day. Lots of hard work but lots of fun. It was also really inspiring, seeing everyone pulling together like that and getting so much done for such a good cause.”

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project'Russell Beal and Dennis Curran

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project'Russell Beal and Dennis Curran

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project'Izabela Kasak

Queen Mary Centre Wisbech getting a make over by Anglian Water and people form the Ferry Project'Izabela Kasak