Council’s new green wheels hit the streets

Look out for a colourful new addition to Worcester’s busy streets, as Worcester City Council introduces another electric vehicle to its fleet. The five-seat fully electric Nissan e-NV200 people carrier will help transport waste collection staff and other council workers around the city as part of their daily routine to keep Worcester clean and green. It replaces an old petrol car and is...
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St Peter the Great County Parish Council By-Election

  Two vacancies have occurred in the Office of Councillor for the St. Peter the Great County Parish Council:   St Peter the Great County Parish Council   NOTICE OF VACANCY   IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR For the Parish of St Peter the Great County   Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government...
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Worcester Mayor on a mission to combat social isolation

Worcester’s new Mayor, Cllr Allah Ditta, will be raising funds over the next twelve months to tackle the growing issue of social isolation in the city. According to central Government’s most recent Community Survey (2016-17), one in 20 adults nationally reports feeling lonely “often or always.” And according to Age UK, 35,000 older people across Worcestershire are likely to suffer from...
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Worcester flag flies to show support for Armed Forces

The Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Allah Ditta, was joined by military personnel and councillors yesterday to observe the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag over the Guildhall. Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 29 June, but commemorations begin on Monday 24 June when the Armed Forces Day flag was raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the UK. “Armed Forces Day is particularly...
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Mayor hands over £8k to support bereaved children

Worcester City Council has presented a cheque for £8,000 to Footsteps – a local charity which provides free support to bereaved children, young people and their families.  The amount was paid over on behalf of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management’s metals recycling scheme, which the City Council’s crematorium is part of. Helen Dolton, Service Operations Manager, from...
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Worcester celebrates army of volunteers – and recruits even more

The amazing contribution made by people who give up their time to help make Worcester a better place was celebrated during National Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June 2019). Over 140 local volunteers attended a mayoral reception at The Commandery on Tuesday 4 June – and 360 people attended a Volunteer Expo at The Guildhall on Friday 7 June, meeting representatives from around 40 local charities...
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Worcester businesses take action to combat gulls

Local businesses are being urged to act now to deter gulls from nesting on or near their premises. Worcestershire Regulatory Services’ new gull officer, Dan Walker, has extensive experience in controlling gull populations and has visited over 25 local businesses this year to help curb the problem. One of them is Humberstones, a business transfer agency based on the modern K2 office...
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Councillor Stuart Denlegh-Maxwell

Councillor Stuart Denlegh-Maxwell sadly passed away on 10 June 2019. He was 60. He had served two terms on Worcester City Council as an elected member for Claines. He was elected in 1988 and held the seat until 1994, when he stood down because of work and family commitments. He was re-elected in the Claines ward in 2018. Cllr Denlegh-Maxwell’s family have local connections...
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Show off your talent at 2019 Worcester Show

Are you an aspiring photographer, budding cook or enthusiastic artist?  Maybe your garden or allotment is bursting with flowers and produce, or you can work wonders with a needle and thread?  If so, then show off your talent at the fabulous 2019 Worcester Show, which takes place in Gheluvelt Park on Sunday 11 August. There are over 140 classes to enter, with gift vouchers...
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Free listing on new website is a great opportunity for local organisations

Worcester City Council launches a searchable online database called Find It Do It at the end of June Punch in your Worcester postcode to find your nearest societies and groups, support and advice, businesses, classes, and hireable venues Listing on the website is free, registration is open now   Organisations are being encouraged to sign up their a free listing on...
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