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...

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Children’s summer sports sessions are a success

Councillor James Stanley joins children for a free multi-sports session

The free summer sports sessions for Worcester children running across the summer holidays have been declared a success by the Chairman of Worcester City Council's Communities Committee. Councillor James Stanley dropped in one of the sessions at the Countryside Centre to see kids aged from three to 18 trying out sports from football to tennis, kwik ...

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Play area revamps to be considered

Splashpad in Gheluvelt Park Splashpad in Gheluvelt Park

More than £300,000-worth of improvements to play areas in Worcester are set to be considered by councillors. New fencing around the Splashpad, improvements to the play area at Cripplegate Park and a new basketball practice area are among the improvements to be considered by the City Council's Environment Committee on January 28. The improvements, r...

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Free fun on offer at revamped Worcester play area

Battenhall Rise - climbing frame Battenhall Rise - climbing frame

School's nearly out for summer – and the Mayor of Worcester is hosting a free event at the recently refurbished Battenhall Rise play area (WR5 2DE) to celebrate. Free face painting, goodie bags and healthy snacks will be available for the first 100 children who come to the Battenhall Rise play site on Saturday 20 July between 10.00am and midday. Wo...

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