Entries with tag community and living .

Buy your tickets now for the Worcester Community Lottery

The Mayor launches Worcester Community Lottery with Graham Heath of Worcester Wheels and Helen Simmons of Crossroads Caring for Carers   Tickets are on sale now for the Worcester Community Lottery - a new local lottery to raise funds for city charities and other good causes.   The new Worcester Community Lottery gives players the chance to sign up at ...
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Advice for EU citizens and businesses on Brexit

Advice for EU citizens living in the UK If you’re an EU citizen, you and your family will be able to apply to the  EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. If your application is successful, you’ll get either settled or pre-settled status. You may be able to stay in the UK without applying - for example, if you’re an Irish citizen or...
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Resolve to make time to talk to others in New Year

An innovative new campaign launches in Worcester this week, to encourage local residents to spend more time talking to friends, family members, neighbours and people in the wider community. The Talk to Me Worcester initiative aims to bridge generational and cultural divides in a bid to tackle the growing problem of isolation.  According to central Government’s most recent Community...
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Worcestershire’s Dementia Dwelling Grant wins National Innovation Award

Worcestershire’s partnership adaptations service has received an Innovation Award by the national body for home improvement and handyperson services, Foundations.  Representatives of the partnership organisations received the award at a ceremony, held in London on Wednesday 18th July at the House of Lords. Nina Warrington, Head of Strategic Housing at Worcester City Council,...
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Worcester is a city of love, not hate

Representatives of Worcester’s different communities have come together for a tea hosted by the Mayor, and to send a message that there is more that binds them together than drives them apart. The Mayor, Councillor Jabba Riaz, invited representatives of faiths and local organisations to discuss the strength of Worcester’s community bonds. Cllr Riaz said: “I wanted to bring...
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New action proposed to tackle dog fouling - have your say

New action proposed to tackle dog fouling – have your say Worcester City Council is considering introducing tougher powers to tackle dog fouling on pavements and in parks and open spaces – and is seeking views from local people on the new proposals. The City Council receives a number of complaints every year about dog fouling, with 211 received between March 2016 and October 2017. ...
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Tell us what it’s like to live in your area – so we can help to strengthen local communities

Worcester City Council has launched an extensive consultation to find out more about local people’s sense of belonging and well-being and degree of contact with family, friends and neighbours.It will also assess the impact many individuals make by offering time and skills to improve their local community. The broad-ranging survey aims to help strengthen local communities in the future by...
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Action to support residents living with dementia

Major organisations in Worcester are working to make the city a friendlier place for people who are living with dementia.   Worcester Warriors, the Citizens Advice Bureau, University of Worcester and the City Council were amongst those who agreed to take action at the first local meeting of the Dementia Action Alliance. The Worcester Warriors have pledged to hold some...
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Councils call for potential traveller sites

Councils in south Worcestershire want to hear from anyone who knows of land that could be used to accommodate travellers and travelling showpeople. There is a Government requirement for councils to identify locations that can be used to provide residential pitches for travellers. The existence of official sites can also improve the chances of councils winning planning appeals over...
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Worcester students’ poetic tribute to Holocaust victims

Picture: The Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Roger Knight with The Dean of Worcester, The Very Reverend Dr Peter Atkinson and students from Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College. Fifteen students from Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College took part in a civic event organised by the Mayor of Worcester to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Five students (John Ruggeiro, Harriet Bryan, Ellie...
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