Mayor opens mediation centre for ex-partners

A new centre to help couples resolve disputes has opened in Worcester – with a little help from the City Council. Based in Worcester, the Centre for Resolution ( www.centreforresolution.com ) is the brainchild of local resident Ryan Compton, a qualified mediation and mentoring practitioner.  Ryan set up the practice in 2016, originally hiring community facilities for meetings with...
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Indulge in local food and produce at Victorian Fayre

Food and drink lovers alike will delight in the 'fare' that will be available at this year‘s Worcester Victorian Fayre from Thursday 28 November until Sunday 1 December. The Victorian Fayre is a veritable hunting ground for homemade sweets, cakes and bakes, cheeses, ales, ciders, sauces, jams and chutneys – which all make great and very affordable Christmas gifts. A record number of...
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Memorial service to remember those we have lost in the last year

A special memorial service is being held at Astwood Crematorium and Cemetery on Thursday December 5. 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 tickets as soon as they can. “With festive...
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Make sure you’re registered to vote in the general election

Time is running out for Worcester residents to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election on Thursday 12 December. If you’re not already on the electoral register you need to apply by 11.59pm on Tuesday 26 November to vote in the general election the following month. Registering to vote takes just five minutes – head to gov.uk/register-to-vote . All you need is your...
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Mayor appeals for support for Pakistan Earthquake victims

The Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Allah Ditta, is asking local people to reach out and help the victims of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake which struck the southern Mirpur district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on 24 September.  At least 125 people, including women and children, died and around 630 others were injured, many of them seriously. Altaf’s Balti on Worcester’s Tolladine Road is one...
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Worcester Wolves and Snow White add extra drama to Christmas lights switch on

Christmas festivities begin in Worcester on Thursday 21 November, when sparkling lights will be switched on from Cathedral Square as part of a fun-packed family evening.  The event starts at 4.00pm, with members of the Worcester Wolves basketball team on hand in Cathedral Square to give basketball demonstrations, sign autographs, have photos and talk about the game.  There will...
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Worcester’s festive parking offer for Christmas shoppers

Festive shoppers are being given a cracking deal by Worcester City Council in the run up to Christmas. Shoppers heading into the centre to look for gifts and soak up the yule-tide atmosphere during late night opening each Thursday in December before Christmas can take advantage of free parking after 6pm in the council’s car parks. The deal applies to council-run car parks from 6pm on...
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Christmas arrives at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, opens 16 November until 4 January 2019. Worcester Society of Artists annual exhibition opens 7 December to 11 January. Special openings and family events in December featuring discounts off purchases and opportunities to create your own Christmas crafts. Check the website for details:...
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We will remember them: Sunday 10 November

Worcester’s main Remembrance Sunday commemoration on Sunday November 10 is our community’s opportunity to remember all those who have given their lives for the peace and freedom we enjoy today, both in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts worldwide. A service will take place at Worcester Cathedral at 10.00am, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the War Memorial in the Cathedral...
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