Jet washing ‘hit squad’ helps keep Worcester city centre clean


Worcester's streets are looking cleaner and tidier than ever, thanks to the City Council's enhanced street cleaning programme within the city centre. For the last couple of years, in addition to the usual sweeping and tidying carried out by the Street Scene team, the Council has a 'hit squad' which is making a splash - cleaning up mess with a hot w...

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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...

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Council to consider £320,000 investment in Worcester’s litter bins

Litter bin in New Road

A major programme of investment to improve litter bins across Worcester is to be considered by City Councillors. More than £320,000 will be spent across the next four years on replacing existing public bins with larger and better-designed ones, if the Environment Committee backs the plan when it meets on Tuesday 2 November. The proposals are in add...

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Going green to keep the city green

Worcester City Council's street scene team in action with the new electric grounds maintenance equipment.  Worcester City Council's street scene team in action with the new electric grounds maintenance equipment. Left to right: Chris Davis, Peter Wright, Alex Grochotov, Jacob Newman

Worcester City Council has bought its first set of electric grounds maintenance equipment as part of a continuing drive to reduce carbon emissions from its daily work to keep the city looking beautiful. The new electric gear includes hedge-trimmers and grass strimmers, all powered by batteries which the council workers wear strapped to their backs....

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Cleaner streets, economic recovery, major investment – Worcester City Council Leader sets out his priorities

Councillor Marc Bayliss, Leader of Worcester City Council

Having secured a Conservative majority at last month's election, Worcester City Council Leader Marc Bayliss is today setting out his priorities for the year ahead.Cleaner streets, support for the city's post-pandemic recovery, managing the investment of more than £40 million of Government funding in the city, tackling parking problems in residentia...

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