Have your say on licensing reviews

Worcester City Council is reviewing its Statement of Licensing Policy and its licensing policy on sex establishments and is inviting members of the public to have their say on the changes. The Licensing Act 2003 requires each licensing authority to prepare and publish a Statement of Licensing Policy, which it must review at least every five years. ...

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Worcester residents asked for their views on plans for pump track at city park


 Local residents are being asked for their views on proposals to install a new tarmac pump track in Battenhall Park. Pump tracks are designed for use with bikes, scooters, skateboards and other self-propelled forms of transport. They feature an undulating looped track with exciting features like bumps, small jumps and corners. The track propos...

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Have your say on housing strategy

A row of model houses from the game Monopoly

Worcester residents are being asked to give their views on a new housing strategy that sets out how the needs of city residents will be met over a 20-year period in Worcester and the wider county. The draft Worcestershire Housing Strategy sets out proposed policies for meeting the future housing needs of people who live in the city and county and a...

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Three chances to tell us face-to-face – what is the future of play in Worcester?

Graphic with the words, "The future of play in Worcester. We want to hear about your experience of playing in Worcester!"

Children, young people, and their parents and carers are being given the chance this week to have their say face-to-face on the playgrounds and outdoor spaces they want to see in Worcester. As part of a major consultation on the future of play in the city, Worcester City Council is hosting three drop-in sessions for people to come along and give th...

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Have your say on the future of outdoor play in Worcester

The Future of Play in Worcester The Future of Play in Worcester

Children, young people and their parents and carers are being asked for their views on the outdoor spaces they use or would like to use in Worcester. Worcester City Council has launched a consultation and is urging residents to voice their opinions on play areas for children and social spaces for young people in a bid to find out which areas are po...

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Have your say on proposed new licensing rules for Houses in Multiple Occupation


Worcester residents are invited to have their say on the expansion of additional licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) in the city. A House in Multiple Occupancy is defined as a property where three or more people in two or more households share a basic amenity such as a toilet, a bathroom or kitchen facilities. HMOs with occupancy of f...

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Help shape Worcester’s new transport strategy

Transport strategy graphic

Worcester residents are being asked to help shape a new transport strategy for the city centre. The City Council is preparing the new policy to help decide what improvements and changes to transport routes and infrastructure will be needed in the future. The completed strategy will operate within the context of the county-wide Local Transport Plan....

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Have your say on proposals to permanently close pedestrian railway crossings

The Kays railway

Worcester residents are being invited to have their say on the draft orders to permanently close two pedestrian railway crossings in the city because of concerns about safety and anti-social behaviour. The orders are being made in response to concerns that people could be injured when they walk across the rail lines at the crossings at Brickfields ...

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