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How to deal with damp and condensation

Tenants in rented accommodation are being reminded of the steps that can be taken to deal with damp and condensation in their homes – and to know when to contact a landlord to take action. Most homes suffer from damp to some degree, but the good news is that it can usually be dealt with by making a few simple changes. However, if the problem is exc...

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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 Thursday 14 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 105, so local residents are being encouraged to apply for tic...

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Contract awarded for Worcester’s bike share scheme

Plans to introduce a bike share scheme across Worcester have stepped up a gear, with the City Council awarding a contract for the project to Beryl, the UK's largest shared sustainable transport provider. The bike share scheme will see 225 bicycles - 175 of them electric bikes – available to hire, from numerous locations across the city. The propose...

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Sunday opening for Worcester museums up for debate

Public opening hours to two city museums could be reshaped following recommendations made to Worcester City Council's Place and Economic Development (PED) Committee on Monday 6 November. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and The Commandery are key destinations for visitors to the city, attracting a combined 80,000 visitors each year. Proposal...

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Plans to boost biodiversity across Worcester

More wildflowers and habitats to encourage insects and wildlife are on the way in parks, green spaces and cemeteries across Worcester as the City Council forges ahead with its pledge to boost biodiversity. The City Council declared a biodiversity emergency three years ago, recognising that action needed to be taken immediately to stop the decline o...

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Christmas charity pop-up shop is back in Worcester

 The charity pop-up shop Cards for Good Causes is open in Worcester once again this year, offering a selection of Christmas cards and small gifts in aid of various charities. Cards for Good Causes is situated in the Green Room of Worcester's Guildhall and is open from 10am until 4.30pm Monday to Saturday until December 18. The not-for-profit o...

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City centre car park to be spruced up for Christmas shopping season

One of Worcester's most popular car parks is to be resurfaced, to get it ready for a busy Christmas shopping season. Copenhagen Street car park is just two minutes' walk from High Street and its 167 parking spaces are always busy. As a result, the car park's surface is subject to wear and tear. The City Council will be resurfacing the car park over...

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Worcester residents asked for their views on plans for pump track at city park

 Local residents are being asked for their views on proposals to install a new tarmac pump track in Battenhall Park. Pump tracks are designed for use with bikes, scooters, skateboards and other self-propelled forms of transport. They feature an undulating looped track with exciting features like bumps, small jumps and corners. The track propos...

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Israel / Palestine - a joint message from all political group leaders at Worcester City Council

We, like so many other people across the world, have been deeply aware of the current conflict in Israel and Palestine and our hearts go out to all those innocent communities on both sides who are suffering. The events that have unfolded in recent weeks have seen countless lives lost and families destroyed in terrible bloodshed. We have received a ...

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Car Club scheme expands in Worcester

Local residents are now able to sign up to drive more pay-as-you-go cars, as a further three vehicles have been added to Worcester's Car Club. The additional vehicles - a Nissan Juke, a Vauxhall Corsa and a Ford Fiesta – have been added to the Enterprise Car Club and are located at the City Council's Tallow Hill car park (WR5 1JT). A fourth car is ...

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