Coronavirus: Support for Worcester residents struggling to pay Council Tax

Worcester City Council is encouraging residents who are facing financial hardship as a result of the Covid-19 virus to apply for Council Tax Support.Worcester residents also have the option to spread their Council Tax payments over 12 months instead of the usual ten - as long as you start paying in April. To set this up, please email march@southwor...
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Coronavirus: Registration opens for grants to Worcester businesses

Registration is open now for Worcester businesses that qualify for grants to help them through the Coronavirus outbreak.Grants of £10,000 are available to small businesses that already qualify for small business rate relief or rural rate relief. Grants of £25,000 will be provided to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with property that has ...
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Coronavirus: waste and recycling collections in Worcester

Worcester City Council has put in place a contingency plan to deal with disruptions to waste collection services in the coming weeks and months. The Coronavirus outbreak means that there will be periods over the coming weeks and months when the Council's waste and recycling team does not have its full roster of staff available, as some will be self...
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City Council ready to support Worcester through virus crisis

City Council Leader and Deputy Leader
The Leader and Deputy Leader of Worcester City Council say that critical services to the public will be maintained during the on-going Coronavirus outbreak.Waste and recycling collections, street cleaning, bereavement services and support for vulnerable people including rough sleepers and flood victims will be prioritised as the Council works to su...
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Coronavirus: Worcester City Council cancels meetings

Worcester Guildhall
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic Worcester City Council has cancelled several upcoming meetings. The decision has been agreed by the Leaders of all of the Council's political groups.All meetings up to and including March 24 have been cancelled.This includes the Policy & Resources Committee (March 17), Audit & Governance Committee (Ma...
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Council allows night-time deliveries to shops & stores

Food shopping
Worcester City Council is temporarily relaxing the enforcement of planning conditions restricting night-time and early morning deliveries to retailers of food, sanitary and other essential items. The move will provide the retailers with greater flexibility and help them minimise disruption to supply chains amid the coronavirus outbreak.The announce...
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