Sports and football on offer in Worcester this half term!

Zig Zag Coaching will be delivering football and multi-sports courses for children in Worcester this February half term from the 18th-22nd February. There will be both football and multi-sports courses on offer at St John’s Sports Centre, Worcester. All courses cost £15 per day, or £65 for the week and run from 9am-3pm, for ages 5-14 years old. The multi-sports course provides a...
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Mayor’s invitation to A Night at the Musicals

What good is sitting along in your room? It’s time to dust off your glad rags, put all your troubles in your old kit bag and come to the Mayor of Worcester’s annual Charity Dinner! The star turn at the event, which takes place on Friday 8 March at the Guildhall , will be the Worcester Operatic and Dramatic Society’s Cabaret, performed by its youth section.  This fun and lively...
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Jim Rosenthal to do the Worcester Heart Walk

Jim Rosenthal, one of the best known presenters of television sport in Britain, will be participating in the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Heart Walk, taking place in Worcester on Sunday 24 March 2013 and is encouraging local residents to sign up for the event to raise vital funds for the BHF. In a career distinguished with many industry awards, Jim has become a familiar face in...
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Treasure Me: Worcester's Art Collection on show

Hot on the heels of the amazingly popular Laura Knight exhibition, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum unveils some of its star attractions when Treasure Me opens on 16 th February. Treasure Me celebrates Worcester's magnificent art collection, first established in 1896, giving visitors the chance to enjoy their favourite artworks, through three separate exhibitions, as well as...
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Try your hand at wheelchair basketball!

There’s a huge range of sports and support on offer for people with disabilities in the city. Come along to a Disability Sport Worcester Open Day at the Perdiswell Leisure Centre, and try your hand at wheelchair basketball, go on a specially adapted rowing machine or many other inclusive sports! Disability Sport Worcester has joined forces to host the free event on Tuesday 19...
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Chainsaw cold callers could kill

Chainsaw-selling cold callers are posing a threat to public safety and residents are being urged to be on their guard, experts have warned. Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) is warning against people selling chainsaws door-to-door, after safety concerns about the products and complaints about the practice have been raised. WRS Joint Committee Chairman Councillor Marcus Hart...
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Free sport and play to keep boredom at bay!

School’s nearly out! Have fun this February half term, and join in with the City Council’s free multi-sport activities. Our Sport, Art & Play team has joined forces with Worcester Community Trust and Worcester Play Council to provide a week of free activities at fifteen venues across Worcester.  Activities include kwik-cricket, parachute games, den building, face painting,...
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Help available to quit smoking for good

The best thing you can do to improve your health is to give up smoking. Now there’s a completely free opportunity to do so - and to get rewards in return! “Quit time drop-in” sessions are now running every Monday from 11am to 2pm at the Warndon Community Centre and the Tolly Community Centre, until 14 May 2013. These free clubs are open to everyone and will offer help, support and...
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New parking charges come into effect

New cut-price charges come into force in Worcester City Council’s car parks on Friday, February 1. The initiative will include a cut-price all day rate at St Martin’s Gate multi-storey, a new 30-minute parking charge and a new flat rate evening parking price. Councillors voted to introduce the charges last year, in a bid to support the local economy and back city businesses. ...
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Opportunity to apply for MOD funding for local projects

Worcester residents are being encouraged to apply for Ministry of Defence (MOD) funding.  £30 million has been allocated nationally to be spent before the end of the 2014/15 financial year on supporting local projects. This funding is available to support local projects which strengthen ties and mutual understanding between members of the Armed Forces Community and the wider...
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