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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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Grab a plant for free!

  Gardeners and allotment holders can get their hands on free pansies, primulas and bellis daisies, before Worcester City Council re-plant the flower beds at three popular locations. Grab-a-plant takes place from 10.00am to 12.30pm on: 23 May – St. Andrews Gardens 24 May – Cripplegate Park 25 May – Gheluvelt Park Michelle Newell, Community Engagement Supervisor at...
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Have your say on new play area in Oldbury Road

Plans have been unveiled for a new play area in Oldbury Road in Worcester. Worcester City Council is investing £60,000 in the new playground and is now asking residents to voice their views on the proposals. Toddlers and juniors will be able to have a go on swings, roundabouts, a climbing frame, slides and more at the new play area, which is set to be built on part of the open space...
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