Proposed sites for new housing, employment and retail land revealed

A proposal to consult on plans to build three major new settlements across South Worcestershire, to meet future demand for new housing, is set to go before councillors. The Preferred Options document, produced as part of the review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan, sets out how a Government requirement to build another 14,000 new homes across Malvern Hills District,...
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Blog- A typical day in the life of a housing officer

Our housing team works incredibly hard every day helping people who find themselves homeless or on the brink of becoming homeless. It is a difficult and demanding job but one that is carried out with dedication and compassion. To mark World Homeless Day one of our housing officers describes a typical day in the job. I arrive at work at 9am, have a quick coffee and read an email...
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Councils appoint new Director of Planning and Infrastructure

A new Director of Planning and Infrastructure has been appointed to Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils. Holly Jones will take on the role at the end of October after leaving South Oxfordshire District and Vale of White Horse District Councils where she worked as Planning Policy Manager. With 20 years worth of experience behind her, Holly has worked in both public and...
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The Almonry Projection to launch next week in Evesham

A much-awaited art installation which will project photographs of Evesham’s history onto the Almonry Museum will launch next week. The Almonry Projection, which is part of the Enlighten Project, will run every night for one year at dusk until 11pm from Saturday, 12 October. As part of the launch, free drop-in workshops will be held at the museum from 2pm to 5pm where people of...
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Programme of activities and events on offer as part of Wellbeing Week 2019

Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils are teaming up with local organisations to offer the public a week of activities to improve health and wellbeing. Wellbeing Week 2019 will take place from 7 to 13 October and will offer residents of different ages and abilities across both districts the chance to take part in various activities and events. There will be something for...
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Dodderhill residents can meet their local councillor at event

Dodderhill residents will have the chance to raise any questions they may have with their local councillor at an event next week. The Wychavon Communities and Agencies Together event will be held between 6.30pm-8.30pm on 30 September at Wychbold Village Hall on School Road. Councillor Laurence Smith, for Dodderhill Ward, will be meeting residents and answering any queries. Also...
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Residents can raise concerns about crime in Evesham South at drop-in session

Councillors, police officers and Neighbourhood Watch representatives will come together this weekend to offer support to Evesham South residents concerned about crime in their area. The Crime Concern drop-in session will be held from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, 28 September, at Bengeworth Church House on Broadway Road. Residents will have the chance to express their concerns about...
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Nigel Huddleston MP visits Wychavon Youth Bus

Young people in Norton Lenchwick had the opportunity to put questions to their local MP as part of a visit to the Wychavon Youth Bus.  Nigel Huddleston, MP for Mid Worcestershire, paid a visit to the popular bus which provides a mobile drop-in space for young people in rural areas. The youth project, which is led by Wychavon District Council, is a 57-seater converted coach...
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Councillors discuss continuing to cut carbon emissions

Councillors will pledge to continue to cut carbon emissions across Wychavon, with a 50 per cent reduction planned by 2030, to help tackle the climate crisis facing the planet. Members of the Executive Board discussed the future targets at a meeting on Wednesday (18 September) where they approved the development of a new Wychavon Intelligently Green Plan. The 50% reduction will...
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Chance to Have Your Say

Residents have the chance to influence Wychavon’s future priorities by taking part in a new survey. The Wychavon Residents’ Survey gives people across the district an opportunity to say what really matters to them and what they think of local services. Feedback will be used to help Wychavon decide where to focus its resources over the next four years as it updates its corporate...
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