Advertisement

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

Map showing the Cotswold Way public open space, between Cranham Drive and Chedworth Close The location of the Cotswold Way public open space, between Cranham Drive and Chedworth Close

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...

Continue reading
  603 Hits

Memorial unveiled to victims of Second World War bombing in Worcester

Councillor Karen Lewing, Chair of Worcester City Council’s Environment Committee; local resident Irene Allen, who survived the attack in 1940; Cllr Richard Udall, St John’s ward member and sponsor of the project; and historian Dilip Sarkar MBE with the new Meco Memorial. Councillor Karen Lewing, Chair of Worcester City Council’s Environment Committee; local resident Irene Allen, who survived the attack in 1940; Cllr Richard Udall, St John’s ward member and sponsor of the project; and historian Dilip Sarkar MBE with the new Meco Memorial.

A memorial sculpture to the victims of the only fatal German attack on Worcester in the Second World War has been unveiled. The leaf-shaped monument, created by local mosaic artist Victoria Harrison, is the centrepiece of the newly-regenerated Meco Memorial Nature Park, situated close to the Mining Engineering Co Ltd (Meco) works. The factory was t...

Continue reading
  2388 Hits

Maintenance work to be carried out on biggest tree in Worcester

The poplar tree in Hylton Road with Sabrina Bridge in the foreground and the University medical centre to the left The poplar tree in Hylton Road with Sabrina Bridge in the foreground and the University medical centre to the left

Work is due to be carried out to control the growth of what is thought to be the largest tree in Worcester. The poplar is on Hylton Road, close to the river Severn and Sabrina Bridge, and opposite the University of Worcester's new Elizabeth Garrett Anderson medical centre. Several of its branches are growing out over the road and footpaths. A large...

Continue reading
  1316 Hits

Five Green flags for Worcester to wave – again!

Cllr Karen Lewing, Chair of the Environment Committee, with Graham Pratt and Dave Whitworth of the City Council’s parks team holding the Green Flag in St Andrew’s Gardens.

It's another win for Worcester City Council this year with the news that five of the city's parks and open spaces have been awarded prestigious Green Flag status once again, officially earmarking them as being among the country's best green spaces. Gheuvelt Park, Fort Royal Park, Cripplegate Park and Riverside Park have once again scooped the accol...

Continue reading
  1908 Hits

Plans revealed for revamp of route to Worcester’s Riverside

New map layout plan of St Andrew's Garden

Details have been revealed of plans for a revamp of St Andrew's Gardens in Worcester, close to the city's historic Cathedral, aimed at creating an appealing new route between high street shops and the Riverside Park. A report to Worcester City Council's Place and Economic Development Committee reveals that the gardens, once the site of St Andrew's ...

Continue reading
  1462 Hits

New signs to make Worcester’s riverside even more appealing to visitors

Councillor Karen Lewing and Cllr Zoe Cookson (l to r), Chair and Vice Chair of Worcester City Council’s Environment Committee with the Riverside Park totem sign newly-installed at Bromwich Parade Councillor Karen Lewing and Cllr Zoe Cookson (l to r), Chair and Vice Chair of Worcester City Council’s Environment Committee with the Riverside Park totem sign newly-installed at Bromwich Parade

Visitors can now enjoy Worcester's beautiful riverside park more than ever, thanks to colourful new information signs installed at its main entrances. Sixteen new totem-style signs are being put in place to welcome visitors to the Green Flag-winning park. The new signage includes maps, information on walking and cycling routes, stories from the ric...

Continue reading
  2176 Hits

New information signs to be installed at Worcester’s riverside park

Riverside park in Worcester

Work will get underway this spring to install new information signs at the entrances to Worcester's beautiful Riverside Park. Fifteen new totem-style signs will be put in place to welcome visitors to the park, and will include maps, information on walking and cycling routes, stories from the rich history of the area, and family-friendly facts on th...

Continue reading
  1464 Hits

Mayor digs in to launch Worcester’s tree-planting programme

Tudor Grange Academy pupils Christian Bryant and Anthony Clark, and Cllr Adrian Gregson, the Mayor of Worcester, planting the tulip tree at the KGV Community Hub

The Mayor of Worcester has launched the city's latest tree-planting programme by helping to create an arboreal tribute to the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Worcester is set to get greener over the winter months, with over 800 saplings being planted at locations across the city. As a Champion City in the Queen's Green Canopy initiative, it is appropr...

Continue reading
  1639 Hits

Cattle ‘let loose’ as part of natural care plan on meadows

Cattle on Ronkswood Meadow

A 15-strong herd of hand-reared cross-bred cattle are about to be released on Ronkswood Hill Meadows, as part of an annual conservation exercise by Worcester City Council. The cattle will be allowed free rein on the local nature reserve site, to help preserve grassland and wildflowers. The initiative is designed to act as a natural and cost-effecti...

Continue reading
  2102 Hits

Footpath closed for work on historic wall

Fort Royal park wall

Part of the pavement on Worcester's London Road, alongside Fort Royal Park, has been temporarily closed so that repairs can be carried out to a damaged wall. The closure has been put in place opposite Green Hill, next to 55 London Road. Signs are in place asking pedestrians to cross to the other side of the road. The closure has been put in place s...

Continue reading
  2046 Hits
Advertisement