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Queen’s Baton Relay to cross UK’s longest river by dragon boat in Worcester – with help from Paralympic medallist

As the Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay returned to England this week, Worcester is preparing to offer one of the most memorable sights of the 25-day event. When The Queen's Baton arrives in the city on Friday 22 July it will cross the river Severn on a striking dragon boat, propelled by the city's renowned Worcester Dragon Boat Racing Club. And...

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Worcester man prepares to play his part as Batonbearer for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay

As The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay travels through the West Midlands on its way to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, one Worcester man is preparing to play his part. Charity stalwart Philip Fowler was nominated by Worcester City Council and Worcester Community Trust to carry the Baton and says it is a "huge honour". Philip, a trustee ...

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Plans afoot to celebrate landmark 2022 events in style

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City councillors are reviewing proposals to ensure Worcester makes the most of two landmark events in 2022: The Queen's Platinum Jubilee and the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (28 July – 8 August). At Worcester City Council's Place and Economic Development Committee meeting on 1 November, councillors will discuss proposals to support the celebration...

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