AccessAble guide makes planning a trip to Worcester easy for all

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Planning a trip to Worcester has never been easier with an ever-expanding number of shops, cafes and businesses being added to the city's accessibility guide. AccessAble is a free service which offers detailed information about the accessibility of a whole host of places across the city including leisure centres, shops, restaurants and tourist attr...

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Parking patrols stepped up and drivers fined over misuse of taxi ranks


Worcester City Council civil enforcement officers have stepped up patrols in the city centre after a spate of complaints about illegal parking around taxi ranks. Forty eight drivers have received £70 fines this month alone for the misuse of taxi ranks in areas including Foregate Street, The Cross and Friar Street. Representatives of Worcester's tax...

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Help for Ukrainian residents thinking about starting a business

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 Ukrainian residents who left their war-torn country and were welcomed to Worcester earlier this year, are being offered help to set up their own businesses. Worcester City Council, in partnership with the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC) at The Hive, are organising a series of workshops on how to set up and run a business in t...

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Remembrance Sunday parade and service in Worcester

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Over 400 people are expected to join Worcester's Remembrance Sunday parade which will take place on Sunday 13 November. The parade will march to the Cathedral for the annual Service of Remembrance. This year, around 50 veterans and 70 serving officers with the Queen's Royal Hussars, will be joining the parade through the city streets. The Queen's R...

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Explore Worcester’s history at the Virtual Time Travel Trail event


Residents and visitors will be able to take a step back in time and see local history as they have never seen it before at a Virtual Time Travel Trail event later this month. The free event will see historic photos of Worcester and memories from local people projected on to three buildings in the city and there will be further internal light projec...

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Residents go green with new car share scheme

Residents in the Arboretum area are going green with a pay-as-you-go car share scheme. The Car Club vehicle, a low emission Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, has been provided by Enterprise Car Club, and is parked at Worcester Baptist Church on Sansone Walk in the city centre. Residents wishing to use the car pay a small monthly fee and can then pre-book the c...

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It’s Your City – Have your say

Worcester City Council wants to hear the views of residents and businesses on what its priorities should be– and how the council should be spending public money in the year ahead. The Council's annual survey is open now and runs until 11 November. /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-...

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Temporary changes to Worcester taxi ranks as the next phase of street improvements begin

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Temporary changes to taxi ranks in Worcester city centre will begin from Monday (1 August) as work starts on the latest phase of street improvements. The eight-week programme of work is the third phase of a scheme to revitalise the city centre and will include new surfacing, lighting and seating. During the next two months, The Cross taxi rank will...

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There’s still time to get your entries in for this year’s Worcester Show

 Whether you're a great gardener, a brilliant baker or a creative crafter – there's still time to showcase your talents at this year's Worcester Show. With 140 competition classes, there's something to suit entrants of all ages – and even the family dog can join in the fun. But don't leave it too late - entries close on August 8! All entries n...

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