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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...

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Remaining valid car parking payments to be processed this week

Around 30,000 car parking payments which have yet to be debited from customers' bank accounts are due to be processed this week Duplicate payments for parking sessions at Worcester's car parks have now all been dealt with, with payments expected to arrive in customers' bank accounts by the end of this week. However, around £57,000 in genuine car pa...

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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...

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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...

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Refunds of duplicate car parking payments are underway

Refunds of duplicate car parking payments are now underway, with 183,000 payments expected to appear in customers' accounts by next week. Flowbird has confirmed to the Council that on Sunday October 16, all 56,000 duplicate payments made by Mastercard were processed, with the cash expected to arrive in bank accounts during the week commencing Monda...

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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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Council planning legal action over delayed repayments to car parking customers

Worcester City Council is planning to take legal action over the delay in repayments to customers who have been wrongly charged multiple times for parking in its car parks and has instructed its lawyers to proceed in this matter. Despite Council officers meeting with its operator Flowbird on a twice-daily basis for over two weeks now, the matter is...

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Refunds to begin week commencing Monday 10 October

 Worcester City Council has been informed that car park users will start to see refunds appearing in their bank accounts next week. The Council continues to hold twice daily meetings with Flowbird in a bid to get the matter sorted out as swiftly as possible. A spokesperson for Worcester City Council, said: "We are doing our utmost to resolve t...

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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...

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