Worcester Wolves and Snow White add extra drama to Christmas lights switch on

 Christmas festivities begin in Worcester on Thursday 21 November, when sparkling lights will be switched on from Cathedral Square as part of a fun-packed family evening. The event starts at 4.00pm, with members of the Worcester Wolves basketball team on hand in Cathedral Square to give basketball demonstrations, sign autographs, have pho...
Continue reading

Mayor appeals for support for Pakistan Earthquake victims

 The Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Allah Ditta, is asking local people to reach out and help the victims of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake which struck the southern Mirpur district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on 24 September. At least 125 people, including women and children, died and around 630 others were injured, many of them seriously.Altaf's B...
Continue reading

Worcester’s festive parking offer for Christmas shoppers

Festive shoppers are being given a cracking deal by Worcester City Council in the run up to Christmas.Shoppers heading into the centre to look for gifts and soak up the yule-tide atmosphere during late night opening each Thursday in December before Christmas can take advantage of free parking after 6pm in the council's car parks.The deal applies to...
Continue reading

Christmas arrives at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

This Christmas, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum is urging residents to support their local artists and craft makers through visiting two exhibitions which celebrate a wealth of local talent.Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, opens 16 November until 4 January 2019.Worcester Society of Artis...
Continue reading

We will remember them: Sunday 10 November

Worcester's main Remembrance Sunday commemoration on Sunday November 10 is our community's opportunity to remember all those who have given their lives for the peace and freedom we enjoy today, both in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts worldwide.A service will take place at Worcester Cathedral at 10.00am, followed by a wreath-laying cerem...
Continue reading

All the fun of the Victorian Fayre in Worcester this Christmas

 This year's Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre promises to be a truly spectacular event, with nearly 200 stalls filling the city's streets from Thursday 28 November until Sunday 1 December.Now in its 27th year, the Victorian Christmas Fayre is one of the most prestigious street fayres in the Midlands. The event regularly attracts over 100,00...
Continue reading

A Walk amongst Urban Ruins - Saturday 9 November 2019

 On Saturday 9 November artist Andrew Howe invites families to explore Worcester's living ruins in a fun walk and workshop using photography, creative writing and drawing. The Urban Tour is part of the Living Ruins exhibition currently showing at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum.From 11.00am – 2.00pm Andrew will lead a gentle walk aroun...
Continue reading
Tags:

Action proposed to reduce anti-social behaviour in Worcester city centre

Action to tackle anti-social behaviour is being proposed to make sure Worcester city centre is an even better place to visit and work in.The City Council's Communities Committee is set to consider a report on October 30 to introduce extra powers to encourage people not to feed gulls and pigeons in the city, to reduce incidents of dangerous cycling ...
Continue reading
Tags:

Recommendations from rough sleeper death review have been put into practice

Worcester City Council and its partner agencies that support rough sleepers have worked together to successfully implement all the recommendations made in an independent review into the death of a rough sleeper in the city.The independent review into the death of 74-year-old rough sleeper Cardon Banfield, who died in 2016, was published in May last...
Continue reading

City Council agreement with Bloor Homes creates new job opportunities

Ensuring businesses and residents benefit from new housing developments is a key priority for Worcester City Council. The authority is now applying economic benefit conditions to major planning applications - such as job creation and provision of apprenticeship opportunities.As a result, the City Council has reached a unique agreement with Bloor Ho...
Continue reading
Tags: