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All the fun of the Victorian Fayre in Worcester this Christmas

Worcester's Victorian Christmas Fayre is back – and promises to be a truly spectacular event, with over 180 stalls filling the city's streets from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 December. Now in its 29th year, the Victorian Christmas Fayre is one of the most prestigious street fayres in the Midlands. The event regularly attracts over 100,000 people ac...
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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 Wednesday December 15. 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 ti...
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Apply for grants to make your area greener

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are on offer to community groups, charities and voluntary organisations to help make neighbourhoods more environmentally friendly. Applications are invited to support initiatives which will reduce carbon emissions, improve resilience to climate change, reduce waste, benefit the natural environment or raise awarenes...
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Countdown to Christmas celebrations begins in Worcester

Final preparations are being made for a variety of festive celebrations in Worcester, as the city once again prepares to welcome visitors from across the UK and beyond this Christmas. The fun begins with a festive light switch-on event on Saturday 27 November. Excitement will build in Worcester's Cathedral Square from 2.00pm, with a range of perfor...
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New, bigger bins will help reduce litter on Worcester streets

TT 124 new-look, larger litter bins are being installed across Worcester this week, as part of a £403,000 investment to upgrade current facilities and reduce the amount of litter on the city's streets. Councillor Andy Stafford, Chair of Worcester City Council's Environment Committee, said: "Ensuring Worcester's streets are clean and tidy is on...
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£100 on offer to help bring your street together again

Worcester City Council is offering individuals, local community groups and voluntary sector organisations the opportunity to benefit from a £100 contribution to help meet the costs of a street party or social gathering over the festive months. The funding, which comes from central government, is designed to help bring communities back together agai...
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Exciting opportunity to help secure first tenants for The Arches-Worcester

A brand new marketing and management opportunity has arisen to help find tenants for Worcester's nearly-refurbished Victorian railway arches. The Arches-Worcester initiative, which has received an investment of over £3 million from central government's Cultural Development Fund, aims to create a new cultural quarter for Worcester.A number of railwa...
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Plans for Worcester’s new theatre move forward

Councillors are set to consider the next steps in the £17.9 million regeneration of Angel Place and the surrounding area, when Worcester City Council's Policy and Resources Committee meets on 16 November 2021. This significant redevelopment, supported by central Government's Future High Street Fund, will see Worcester's Angel Place and the surround...
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Public urged not to touch sick or dead birds

 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 Worcestershire and the Stratford area of Warwickshire. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is now urging people in Worcestershire and Warwickshire no...
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LEGO Robotics help to bridge Worcester’s digital skills divide

 Over 60 young people and their families had fun whilst learning essential 'coding' skills for free, at a series of LEGO Robotic workshops which took place at Ronkswood, Horizon and Warndon Community Centres over the Autumn half term holiday. The events, which were funded by Worcester City Council, introduced seven to 15-year-olds to the art o...
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