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Relive Fort Royal memories on August Bank Holiday

The Friends of Fort Royal are hosting a fun family event in the Park on Bank Holiday Monday – and everyone is welcome. At the event, which takes place on Monday 26 August from 4.00pm to 7.00pm, there will be live entertainment from Orchard Band and Drumlove, with the opportunity to join in a live Zumba session too. Afternoon teas will be on sale, thanks to support from local company...
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Diseased and damaged trees to be removed from city park

Two prominent trees in Worcester’s Gheluvelt Park are to be removed to protect the safety of the park’s visitors. The large cedar by the Pump House has recently lost one of its biggest branches due to heavy water logging – a common issue with this species of tree. As a result, the cedar’s crown is not able to provide enough energy to sustain the rest of the tree, creating a danger of more...
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New defibrillator for Cripplegate Park

Pictured with the new Cripplegate Park defibrillator are Stuart Minchin, Worcester City Council Community Engagement Officer; Heather Stone of West Midlands Ambulance Community First Responders; Steven Bonnington, General Manager of Hickory’s Smokehouse restaurant; Shirley Purvis, Consortium of Cripplegate Bowlers Secretary; and Councillor Chris Cawthorne of the Friends of...
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Have your say on improvements to Perdiswell Park

Worcester residents are being asked to give their views on what improvements they’d like to see at Perdiswell Park in the north of the city.  The park is a popular destination for walkers, joggers, dog owners, kids and people looking for a little peace and quiet. Now the City Council is keen to hear how residents and visitors would like to see the park get even better. The survey...
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Vote for your favourite Worcester park to make it a national winner

Worcester’s parks have been enjoyed by thousands of people over the exceptionally hot summer, providing free relaxation and play for all ages. Now’s your opportunity to give them a share of the limelight by nominating your favourite Worcester park for the national People’s Choice Award, run by Keep Britain Tidy. Gheluvelt, Cripplegate and Fort Royal Parks, which were all awarded Green...
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Hit festival returns to Fort Royal for bank holiday Monday

The popular One World in Our Park event returns to Worcester’s beautiful Fort Royal Park on bank holiday Monday, after scoring a big success with local residents last year. Boasting a packed family-friendly programme of music, activities and dance, the mini-festival kicks off at 5pm on August 27. A spectacular view of the Pitchcroft fireworks, from the park created at Worcester’s highest...
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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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New powers introduced to tackle dog fouling

Worcester City Council has adopted tougher powers to tackle dog fouling on pavements, in parks and in other open spaces. The move follows a public consultation, in which 75% of respondents supported the new proposals and 90% backed the fining of people who did not clean up after their pets.  The scale of public concern about dog fouling in Worcester is also supported by the number...
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Your chance to name Worcester’s parks as best in the UK

Three parks in Worcester have been nominated by members of the public as being the best in the UK – and now everyone has an opportunity to vote for one of them in a nationwide competition organised by Fields in Trust (www.fieldsintrust.org).  Fort Royal Park (WR5 2DJ), Gheluvelt Park (WR1 3EY) and the Diglis Field & Cherry Orchard Nature Reserve (WR5 3DH), which are all maintained...
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Worcester Show: Chance for creative children to show off their talent

The school summer holidays are nearly here – and with just a month to go to the fabulous Worcester Show, it’s the perfect time to let your kids show off their creative talents! There are over 120 competition classes to enter for this year’s Show, which will take place in Gheluvelt Park on Sunday 13 August.  All the classes are free to enter. Fun and creative classes for all ages...
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