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Popular Saturday Skip service returns to Worcester

Worcester residents can once again use mobile skips to dispose of furniture and household goods. The Saturday Skip service is designed to provide a free local disposal point for residents who are unable to transport bulky household waste items to Worcester's Household Recycling Centres Cllr Marc Bayliss, Leader of Worcester City Council said:" We a...
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Festival celebrates landmark 400th anniversary of Worcester City Charter

On 2 October 1621, James I put his seal to the Charter that granted Worcester the rights and constitution which still form the basis for modern governance of the city today. A series of events are being held to celebrate the 400th anniversary and explore the significance of the Charter.Over the summer you can join a walking tour to explore the stor...
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Flower Power will help attract visitors to Worcester

 Thousands of flowers are being planted in hanging baskets this week, in a bid to brighten up the city centre and entice visitors back to Worcester. Petunias, busy lizzies, begonias and geraniums will fill 160 baskets, adding a splash of colour to central areas including High Street, Broad Street, Cathedral Square, Cornmarket, Friar Street, Ne...
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Council steps in to tidy up eyesore property

Worcester City Council has used special powers to step in and clear up an unkempt and overgrown garden at a property in Somers Road, which had been empty for over ten years. The absent owner, whose whereabouts are unknown, had not kept up with general maintenance of the Worcester property. The garden had become extremely overgrown, causing a headac...
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Worcester flag flies to show support for Armed Forces

The Deputy Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Adrian Gregson, was joined by military personnel on Tuesday 22 June to observe the raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag over the Guildhall. "We are raising the flag today in advance of Armed Forces day on Saturday to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community," said Councillor A...
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Cleaner streets, economic recovery, major investment – Worcester City Council Leader sets out his priorities

Having secured a Conservative majority at last month's election, Worcester City Council Leader Marc Bayliss is today setting out his priorities for the year ahead.Cleaner streets, support for the city's post-pandemic recovery, managing the investment of more than £40 million of Government funding in the city, tackling parking problems in residentia...
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Victorian Christmas Fayre to make its comeback

As Worcester recovers from the pandemic, plans are being put in place to make sure Christmas 2021 will be one to remember. After being cancelled last year, the traditional Victorian Fayre will be back from December 2 to 5, with unique traders in place across the city centre alongside music and street entertainers. It will be awash with all the Dick...
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Worcester secures £19.6m to build back better after COVID

Worcester is to receive £19.6m to deliver long-term economic growth for the city and support recovery after COVID. The award follows the submission of a successful bid by Worcester City Council to the Government's £3.6 billion Towns Fund. Worcester was one of 101 towns across the UK to be given the opportunity to create a Town Investment Plan,...
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NRLA & Worcestershire District Councils Joint Landlord Meeting

For this year's Landlords' Forum we have gone bigger and better by working with all Worcestershire district councils and the National Residential Landlords Association! We are bringing you a joint Worcestershire forum for all landlords and letting agents across Worcestershire. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the forum will be streame...
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Meet Worcester’s new Mayor

A new Mayor for Worcester was voted in at Worcester City's Annual Council meeting on Tuesday (18 May). Cllr Stephen Hodgson has taken over the chain of office from the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Jo Hodges. Cllr Adrian Gregson is Worcester's new Deputy Mayor. Cllr Stephen Hodgson said: "It's a great privilege to be chosen as Mayor of Worcester, having liv...
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