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Biodiversity boosting plans get underway after public consultation

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 A scheme which will transform an unused strip of land in Warndon has been drawn up by Worcester City Council after consultation with local residents. The Cotswold Way public open space lies between Cranham Drive and Chedworth Close and the plans include biodiversity enhancements and new play equipment. A proposal to provide an 11-bay parking ...

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Worcester residents asked for views on plans to improve public space in Warndon

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Local residents are being asked for their views on proposals to improve a public open space on the south side of Cotswold Way in Warndon, opposite the Mazak factory. Worcester City Council is preparing plans for a range of improvements to the 4.2-acre area of public open space that runs alongside Cotswold Way, between Cranham Drive and Chedworth Cl...

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Plans to boost biodiversity across Worcester

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More wildflowers and habitats to encourage insects and wildlife are on the way in parks, green spaces and cemeteries across Worcester as the City Council forges ahead with its pledge to boost biodiversity. The City Council declared a biodiversity emergency three years ago, recognising that action needed to be taken immediately to stop the decline o...

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Blooming lovely! Worcester’s roadside verges and green spaces help boost biodiversity

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Worcester's roadside verges and green spaces are becoming a riot of colour again this year as Worcester City Council continues to expand its wildflower initiative. The City Council declared a biodiversity emergency three years ago, recognising that action needed to be taken immediately to stop the decline of native species. Since then it has been l...

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Woodlands and wildflowers – a new look for Perdiswell Park

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Work is due to begin on major improvements to Perdiswell Park which will make it not only a haven for wildlife – but also more accessible to visitors. This month will see the first phase of the work begin, with the creation of almost five hectares of wildflower meadow. Bird and bat boxes will be placed at suitable locations, as well as bee banks – ...

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Splash of colour along roadside verges as nature is allowed to take its course

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More roadside verges in Worcester are to become a riot of colour this summer as Worcester City Council rolls out its wildflower verges initiative. In 2020 the City Council declared a biodiversity emergency, recognising that action needs to be taken immediately to stop the decline of native species. Since then it has been looking to boost biodiversi...

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