Supporting rough sleepers at Christmas

A rough sleeper bedding down in the street

With Christmas nearly here, Worcester City Council is asking residents to let them know if they spot anyone sleeping rough on the city's streets. Anyone who does spot a rough sleeper is urged to tell the Streetlink service via the Streetlink website or by calling 0300 500 0914. Streetlink will pass the details through to the Council and i...

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Worcester’s free Christmas bus is a festive success

Graphic promoting the free Christmas bus offer

The free day of festive bus travel in Worcester on Saturday 10 December proved to be a big hit with city shoppers and out-of-town visitors. A total of 6,978 passengers who would normally have had to pay for bus travel took advantage of the offer, jointly run by Worcester City Council and First Bus. That's a 20% increase on the equivalent Saturday i...

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Cripplegate Christmas Cracker promises festive fun

Christmas Christmas

Mince pies, mulled apple juice and a visit from Santa himself are just part of a festive celebration that's free to attend at Cripplegate Park later this month. The Cripplegate Christmas Cracker event is to be held at the popular park on Sunday December 18 from midday until 3pm. The community event will include a Christmas singalong of carols and p...

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Catch the free Christmas bus to enjoy Worcester’s amazing festive shopping

Richard Chinnock, Operations Manager at First Worcester, and The Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Adrian Gregson, launching Worcester’s free Christmas bus offer

Worcester City Council and First Bus have joined forces to give shoppers and residents a fantastic early Christmas present – a whole day of free travel to the city centre to make the most of the city's amazing shops. Fares on First Bus routes in the city will be completely free on Saturday 10 December, giving shoppers the chance to leave the car at...

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AccessAble guide makes planning a trip to Worcester easy for all

Victorian Christmas Fayre Victorian Christmas Fayre

Planning a trip to Worcester has never been easier with an ever-expanding number of shops, cafes and businesses being added to the city's accessibility guide. AccessAble is a free service which offers detailed information about the accessibility of a whole host of places across the city including leisure centres, shops, restaurants and tourist attr...

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What the Dickens? Worcester’s fun-packed Victorian Christmas Fayre is back

Traditional Carousel

Brush off your bonnet, bust out your top hat and get ready to step back in time again for Worcester's Victorian Christmas Fayre! The truly spectacular event returns from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December, with over 150 stalls filling the city's streets. Now in its 30th year, the Victorian Christmas Fayre is one of the most prestigious street fayres i...

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