Pinvin pub to host more art classes

Painting and pottery will once again be on offer in a Pinvin pub this year thanks to support from Wychavon District Council. After a brilliant start to the new fun, social arts and crafts group at the Coach and Horses pub in Pinvin (near Pershore) in 2016, the group will continue for six more weeks after funding was secured from Wychavon District Council, Pinvin Parish Council and...
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Suitcase Stories dementia project

Wychavon District Council has given its support to a countywide project to help people with dementia. Suitcase Stories is a project being run by Museums Worcestershire that will enable adults living with dementia and their carers to relive memories from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s using the art of storytelling and reminiscence. Having already been successfully received in Bromsgrove,...
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Pinvin pub to host more art classes

Painting and pottery will once again be on offer in a Pinvin pub this year thanks to support from Wychavon District Council. After a brilliant start to the new fun, social arts and crafts group at the Coach and Horses pub in Pinvin (near Pershore) in 2016, the group will continue for six more weeks after funding was secured from Wychavon District Council, Pinvin Parish Council and...
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The W Factor – auditions one week away

The wonder of the W Factor is back again for another year as Wychavon District Council searches for the most talented young people in the district. Open auditions are now just over one week away and will take place on the following dates: Tuesday 17 January 2017 at Droitwich Spa High School from 5.30pm; Wednesday 18 January at the De Montfort School in Evesham from 5.30pm; ...
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Tree felling in Droitwich

It is with regret that Wychavon today announced that they will need to fell two large oak trees at the north side of Showell Pond, Droitwich Spa. Lynn Stevens, Senior Parks and Greenspace Officer at Wychavon said “All our mature trees are surveyed on a regular basis and when recently inspected the trees unfortunately were shown to have basal rot. It is with a heavy heart that we have made...
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£50k up for grabs again

It’s that time of year when charities, community and voluntary groups could once again grab a slice of a £50,000 fund being made available by Wychavon District Council to help people get active. The money is part of Wychavon’s annual community grants scheme, which this year focuses on individual projects with the theme of ‘Physical Activity’. Tracy Grubb, Community Development...
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Annual police trophy awarded

Wychavon have awarded their annual police trophy, which is given out this time every year to a deserving member of the police community. This year the award went to Karen Kempton, PCSO for Safer Schools Evesham. The reasons given on her nomination were that she had identified a number of young people who were at risk of significant harm in the Evesham area.     Karen...
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Wychavon one of the best

Wychavon has been named in the Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2016 as one of best places to live. The survey , which placed Wychavon third behind Winchester and the Orkney Islands, considered a range of factors to pinpoint places with the best quality of life including employment rates and earnings, housing, the urban and physical environment, health, education, personal well-being and...
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Visualize our country

The deadline for ‘Visualize’ – Wychavon’s new visual arts competition for 11-18 year olds who live in district – is approaching fast. The theme for the competition is ‘Our country’, and the Council is asking young artists to consider how they would depict our country through the visual arts. Entrants are permitted to create their work in a range of 2d media including painting, drawing,...
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More music workshops in Wychavon

The music and rhythms of Brazil will be coming to Pershore with a special music workshop for people with dementia. The performance, which is part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshops, is taking place on Wednesday 21 December at the Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore. It will start at 1.30pm and finish at approximately 3pm. The workshops have been running...
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