Official figures released by the Government show a fall in the number of rough sleepers recorded as sleeping in Worcester.Nineteen people were found to be sleeping rough in November last year according to the official figures released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).The figure is a snapshot taken from a count on...
An animal lover from Pershore has scooped a £250 prize in the Worcester Community Lottery (www.worcesterlottery.org), set up in 2019 to raise funds for local charities and good causes.Players have a one-in-50 chance of winning a prize, up to a maximum of £25,000.Since the lottery was launched in April 2019 it has raised over £25,000 for local good ...
Thanks to the growing popularity of higher and degree level apprenticeships, Worcester's buoyant IT sector is providing an increasing number of local young people with the opportunity to work in an exciting, fast paced environment without the need to gain a University degree first.Now a decade old, Worcester-based firm Airband (www.airband.co.uk) i...
The creation of a new cultural quarter for Worcester has moved a step closer, with the submission this week of a planning application to redesign and refurbish a number of Worcester's Victorian railway arches.The application, which has been submitted by Worcester firm KKE Architects on behalf of the University of Worcester, is an important mil...
James Allison from Hollymount School in Worcester has beaten off competition from across the city to design the Mayor's Christmas card.The seven-year-old's colourful drawing – showing Santa Claus flying over the Guildhall with his reindeer – was chosen as the winner in this year's primary school competition to design the Mayor's festive greetings c...
Worcester City Council is seeking feedback from local people on an existing scheme introduced to help raise standards in the city's Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).An HMO is a house that has been split into separate living areas so that several different households can live in it. The council is particularly keen to hear the views from tenants...