Advertisement

Memorial service to remember those we have lost in the last year

A special memorial service is being held at Worcester Crematorium and Cemetery on Thursday 8 December. This is an opportunity for people from across Worcester to come together and remember the loved ones they have lost over the past year. Tickets are free, however numbers are limited to 100, so local residents are being encouraged to apply for tick...

Continue reading

Worcester is ready to light up for Christmas

Christmas is coming to Worcester – with the festive lights being switched on in a fun-packed family event on Saturday 26 November. This year there will be more streets lit up in the city than ever before, including – for the first time – seasonal illuminations on New Road to create a closer link between the festive offers in both the city centre an...

Continue reading

Have your say on sites for Travellers and Travelling Showpeople in south Worcestershire

The three south Worcestershire councils are inviting comments on the provision of sites for Travellers and Travelling Showpeople. Worcester City, Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have prepared a Development Plan Document which includes information on the accommodation needs of Travellers and Travelling Showpeople across so...

Continue reading

Consultation starts on South Worcestershire Development Plan Review

A six-week public consultation has started on a key planning document that will shape the future development of south Worcestershire. The revised South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) allocates land for 13,240 additional new homes and 290.7 hectares of employment land to be delivered by 2041. This will help meet the Government requirement to...

Continue reading

Have your say on proposed new political map for Worcester City Council

New boundaries are being proposed for council wards in Worcester City Council. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) wants to hear what residents and local organisations think about the proposals. A 10-week consultation on the proposals will run until 9 January 2023. The Commission is the independent body that draws thes...

Continue reading

Public urged not to touch sick or dead wild birds – as avian influenza confirmed by Defra in Worcester

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has now confirmed there is avian influenza A(H5N1) in wild bird populations in Worcester. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is urging people not to touch any sick or dead wild birds following die off in wildfowl including swans at th...

Continue reading

Worcester City Council forges ahead with its pledge to become carbon neutral

Reducing carbon emissions from its leisure centres, boosting biodiversity along the city's waterways, improving recycling rates and launching a public bike hire scheme are among the measures planned as Worcester City Council forges ahead with action to help the city become carbon neutral. At November's Environment Committee meeting, councillor...

Continue reading

More electric vehicle charging points proposed for Worcester

Proposals for more electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the city are to be considered by Worcester City Council's Environment Committee. A report to be considered on Tuesday 1 November sets out proposals of installing new charging terminals at car parks in Tallow Hill and King Street.The move will build on the success of the 12 EV charging poin...

Continue reading

Council to consider £35k spending boost on controlling city’s gulls

Worcester City Council's Environment Committee is set to consider increasing the budget for work to control gull numbers in the city by £35,300 next year. The proposal is included in a report that will be considered by the committee on Tuesday 1 November, which sets out the impact of steps taken this year to keep the birds' population under control...

Continue reading

Car parks duplicate card payments update - 2 October 2022

We are aware that many people continue to see duplicate card payments being taken out of their bank accounts having parked in Council Car Parks between 28 August and 29 September. We sincerely apologise for any frustration and distress this may be causing you and we are continuing to do all we can to rectify matters as quickly as possible. Our mach...

Continue reading
Advertisement