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Three Worcester parks recognised as some of the best in the UK

For the second year running three of Worcester’s favourite parks, which are all maintained by the City Council, have been named in an award scheme recognising the very best parks and green spaces in the UK. Fort Royal, the centre of the final battle of the English Civil War in 1651, Gheluvelt and Cripplegate parks have all been awarded prestigious green flags, during Love Parks Week (13 –...
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Trees planted to celebrate Fort Royal Park’s 100th birthday

Friends of Fort Royal Park and the Canon of Worcester Cathedral, Dr. Alvyn Pettersen, have joined forces to plant a pair of trees to mark the Park’s centenary.  They have planted a disease resistant elm and a pink berried rowan. “ Fort Royal is not only a site of great historic importance – it is also a much loved public space which has been enjoyed by residents and visitors, old...
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Head to Worcester for half term Halloween fun

There’s plenty of spooky action on offer in Worcester next week to keep the children entertained! Brooms and Hoops When: Thursday 29 October: 10.00am to 12.00pm Where: Gheluvelt Park (meet outside the Pump House) Cost: FREE Come and have a go at making your very own broomstick and then explore the park, collecting items to use to make some lovely hoop art.  Meet at...
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Fort Royal Park celebrates its 100th birthday

A special event to mark the one hundredth anniversary of Fort Royal Park is to be held on Monday 29 June – and everyone is welcome! Join members of the Friends of Fort Royal Park and Commandery Gardens at 5.00pm for tea and to witness the cutting of a specially designed birthday cake by the Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Roger Knight, and Cllr Lynn Denham, Chair of the Friends group. At 5.30pm...
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