'No stone left unturned', as search continues for new home for Worcester City Football Club

No stone is being left unturned in the search for a Worcester site for a new ground for Worcester City Football Club. That’s the message from the working party that is aiming to bring the Football Club back to the city, which has just held its fourth meeting. As many sites as possible are being looked at in a bid to find the right new home for the club. Some that had previously been...
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Political parties unite behind five-year vision for city

Leaders from Worcester’s Labour, Conservative and Green political parties have united for the first time in the City Council’s history behind a single City Plan , setting out a blue print for services and priorities over the next five years.   Subtitled Building a successful future on 2,000 years of history, the document focuses on what action is required – not only from the City...
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Glorious sunshine and big crowds greet the Worcester City Run events

Sunshine and big crowds welcomed participants in this year’s Worcester City Run events today.  Over 3,000 competitors signed up for the Worcester City 10K, Run-Bike-Run and Young Athletes Run, more than in either of the previous two years in which the event has been held.  Thousands of spectators lined the city’s streets to cheer on the runners and cyclists in the Worcester City Run...
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Crack down on trade waste left to languish in city centre

Worcester City Council is looking to take action to prevent trade waste being left out on city centre streets overnight. The action is being considered to curb the volume of trade waste currently left out overnight in the city centre, which looks unsightly and can act as a magnet for gulls and other vermin. The City Council will consider introducing the new policy at its next Cabinet...
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Great Fire of London: Worcester’s support for victims is remembered

Worcester’s support for the victims of the Great Fire of London 350 years ago has been remembered at a special commemorative event hosted by the Lord Mayor of London. Representatives from the fifty-odd towns and boroughs which raised the most funds to help rebuild London and support its residents affected by the Fire were invited to a tea party in Mansion House, London on Friday 2...
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Make a right royal visit to Worcester's Guildhall

Follow in the footsteps of Her Majesty the Queen and King George III, and make your own pilgrimage to Worcester’s magnificent Guildhall on National Heritage Day (Sunday 11 September). The history of the Guildhall will be brought to life with costumed characters and guided tours, as part of the Heritage Open Days campaign. “I am really looking forward to welcoming visitors to The...
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Improvements to award-winning Gheluvelt Park backed by planners

Worcester City Council’s proposals to build new visitor facilities in its popular and award-winning Gheluvelt Park have taken a step forward, with permission granted at a meeting of the planning committee today to revamp the existing Sons of Rest pavilion.   The Park’s new pavilion will be rebuilt on exactly the same location as the existing one – close to the Park’s Splashpad water...
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Capitalising on Pokemon craze will entice visitors to historic Worcester

Now’s your chance to discover and capture the Pokémon all around Worcester, as you step outside and explore the new Worcester City Go History Trail.  The City Council has selected a few of the Pokestops in and around Worcester and is promoting some of the history of the buildings and sites that you can see around them.  In order to link to the information, look out for the Go...
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£76,000 investment to make Worcester’s pavements shine

Thanks to a £76,000 investment, Worcester’s pavements are set to look cleaner than ever. Worcester City Council has splashed out on a new street washing machine, which will be in action from 5am every day of the week, cleaning away tree sap, fast food grease, bird droppings and anything else that sticks to paving slabs and cobbles. To find out for himself how the city’s streets are being...
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Treatment and Care for Children – change to services at Alexandra Hospital from 7 September 2016

Due to a lack of specialist doctors inpatient children’s beds are being centralised at Worcestershire Royal  Hospital from Wednesday 7 September 2016. From this date the children’s ward at Alexandra Hospital will be closed for admission and the children’s doctors and nurses will move to Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Most of the children who attend Alexandra Hospital will continue to...
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