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Worcester’s political leaders make joint statement on asylum seekers in the city

 A joint statement about the presence of asylum seekers in Worcester has today been issued by the leaders of the four political groups represented on Worcester City Council. Councillors Mel Allcott (Liberal Democrat), Marjory Bisset (Green), Lynn Denham (Labour) and Chris Mitchell (Conservative) said: "People seeking asylum in the UK are often...

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Parking patrols stepped up and drivers fined over misuse of taxi ranks

Worcester City Council civil enforcement officers have stepped up patrols in the city centre after a spate of complaints about illegal parking around taxi ranks. Forty eight drivers have received £70 fines this month alone for the misuse of taxi ranks in areas including Foregate Street, The Cross and Friar Street. Representatives of Worcester's tax...

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What the Dickens? Worcester’s fun-packed Victorian Christmas Fayre is back

Brush off your bonnet, bust out your top hat and get ready to step back in time again for Worcester's Victorian Christmas Fayre! The truly spectacular event returns from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December, with over 150 stalls filling the city's streets. Now in its 30th year, the Victorian Christmas Fayre is one of the most prestigious street fayres i...

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Memorial service to remember those we have lost in the last year

A special memorial service is being held at Worcester Crematorium and Cemetery on Thursday 8 December. This is an opportunity for people from across Worcester to come together and remember the loved ones they have lost over the past year. Tickets are free, however numbers are limited to 100, so local residents are being encouraged to apply for tick...

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Help for Ukrainian residents thinking about starting a business

 Ukrainian residents who left their war-torn country and were welcomed to Worcester earlier this year, are being offered help to set up their own businesses. Worcester City Council, in partnership with the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC) at The Hive, are organising a series of workshops on how to set up and run a business in t...

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Worcester is ready to light up for Christmas

Christmas is coming to Worcester – with the festive lights being switched on in a fun-packed family event on Saturday 26 November. This year there will be more streets lit up in the city than ever before, including – for the first time – seasonal illuminations on New Road to create a closer link between the festive offers in both the city centre an...

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Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Worcester

Over 400 people are expected to join Worcester's Remembrance Sunday parade which will take place on Sunday 13 November. The parade will march to the Cathedral for the annual Service of Remembrance. This year, around 50 veterans and 70 serving officers with the Queen's Royal Hussars, will be joining the parade through the city streets. The Queen's R...

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Have your say on sites for Travellers and Travelling Showpeople in south Worcestershire

The three south Worcestershire councils are inviting comments on the provision of sites for Travellers and Travelling Showpeople. Worcester City, Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have prepared a Development Plan Document which includes information on the accommodation needs of Travellers and Travelling Showpeople across so...

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Consultation starts on South Worcestershire Development Plan Review

A six-week public consultation has started on a key planning document that will shape the future development of south Worcestershire. The revised South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) allocates land for 13,240 additional new homes and 290.7 hectares of employment land to be delivered by 2041. This will help meet the Government requirement to...

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Have your say on proposed new political map for Worcester City Council

New boundaries are being proposed for council wards in Worcester City Council. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) wants to hear what residents and local organisations think about the proposals. A 10-week consultation on the proposals will run until 9 January 2023. The Commission is the independent body that draws thes...

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