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Results for Worcester City Council election

The results are in for the elections for members of Worcester City Council, held on May 6. With all the votes counted, the Conservatives won five of the 12 seats that were being contested, Labour won three, the Greens won three and the Liberal Democrats won one. This means the political balance on the City Council is now Conservatives – 18 seatsLab...
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Worcester groups urged to bid for share of loan sharks’ confiscated cash

Cash seized from loan sharks is once again up for grabs, in the latest round of funding from the Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund. Community organisations, charities and groups are being encouraged to apply for grants of up to £5,000 from the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT). Collaborative bids between multiple agencies are also welcome. In...
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New local charity partner lines up for the 2021 Worcester City Runs

 The organisers of the Air Products Worcester City Runs have announced that Worcestershire Ambassadors will be the official charity partner for the 2021 event. This year, the popular Worcester City Half Marathon, 10K and Young Athletes Run will be joined on the weekend of 4-5 September by Paula Radcliffe's Families on Track initiative. All of ...
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Not received your postal voting papers? Please contact us now!

 Worcester City Council is asking anyone who has requested a postal vote for Thursday's elections and has not yet received their voting papers to contact them as quickly as possible. The City Council's elections team can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01905 722022. The City Council has become aware that a number of pe...
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Cattle ‘let loose’ as part of natural care plan on meadows

A 15-strong herd of hand-reared Hereford cattle has been released on Ronkswood Hill Meadows, as part of an annual conservation exercise by Worcester City Council.The cattle will be allowed free rein on the local nature reserve site, to help preserve grassland and wildflowers. The initiative is designed to act as a natural and cost-effective way of ...
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Worcester polling stations ready to safely welcome voters

When voters arrive at Worcester's polling stations on Thursday (May 6) they will find a range of measures in place to help protect them from any risk of Covid infection while they are exercising their democratic right. Hand sanitiser dispensers will be in place alongside signs reminding people to maintain social distancing and – where possible – on...
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Worcester Lottery celebrates second birthday

Charities, schools and local good causes are this week celebrating the second birthday of Worcester Community Lottery, with the first draw having taken place on 27 April 2019. Players have a one-in-50 chance of winning a prize, up to a maximum of £25,000 by signing up at www.worcesterlottery.org for entry into a weekly draw. Players choose which lo...
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New Worcester Cemeteries website launched

A new website has been launched to bring together everything people need to know about Worcester City Council's crematorium and cemeteries. WorcesterCemeteries.co.uk gives city residents a new easy-to-use resource where they can find essential information about the Astwood Road crematorium, chapel, cemetery and gardens of rest, St John's Cemetery, ...
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Get to know your place better and create your own digital life story book – with free access to archive photos and historic maps of Worcester

Worcester City Council in partnership with Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, has developed two new and exciting online platforms, thanks to support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The platforms, 'Life Stories - Herefordshire and Worcestershire' and 'Know Your Place', provide an opportunity for reminiscing, and the...
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Want to vote, but not in person? Act now!

If you want to have a say in who represents you in the big decisions that will affect your life in the future, but don't want to go to a polling station on election day – you need to act now! Three local elections take place on 6 May and you can cast your vote in one of three ways – at a polling station on the day, by post or by appointing to someo...
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