More music workshops in Wychavon

The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will be held next week. People will have the chance to enjoy the Orchestra of the Swan. Members of Stratford’s classical orchestra will play their instruments and people are encouraged to join in by clapping and singing. Guests can find out about life as a professional musician or...
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Chance for Droitwich residents to meet their local councillors

Droitwich South East residents will have the chance to raise any issues or questions they may have with local councillors at a free drop-in event The Meet Your Councillor session will be held from 11.30am to 2.30pm on 27 February at the Red Lion on Worcester Road, Droitwich Spa. District Councillors for Droitwich South East Ward, Richard Morris and Sital Harris, will be on...
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Boost to tourism with new plan

An exciting new plan for tourism has been agreed following Wychavon’s Executive Board (6 February).   Wychavon committed to producing the plan in their 2018/19 promises and it is set to enhance the strong position the district already enjoys.   The highly detailed plan looks at the current strengths the area has – such as its quirky and high profile festivals and events,...
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Community funding welcomed

Community funding welcomed   Executive Board tonight signed off £77,000 worth of community investment based on the recommendations of Wychavon’s Localism and Community Funding Advisory Panel. The funding which is made up of section 106 (developer contributions) and New Homes Bonus funding and is set to benefit a variety of worthy causes. £13,950 of New Homes...
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Wychavon to allocate £150,000 to support

Wychavon to allocate £150,000 to support high street plans                                               Following the well received retail seminar...
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Council Tax freeze recommended for second year running

Council Tax freeze recommended for second year running   Wychavon’s Executive Board are recommending a Council Tax freeze next year, meaning a Band D property will again pay just £120.08 for the district council’s services. If approved this will be the second year the Council Tax has been frozen. Last financial year this meant Wychavon had the eighth lowest Council Tax in...
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Music and reminiscence workshops help bring back memories

Care homes across Wychavon are being invited to take part in a series of music and reminiscence workshops aimed at people living with dementia. Arts Uplift CIC, a community interest company specialising in arts, health and heritage, has partnered with Museums Worcestershire to bring five reminiscence sessions to care homes. The company has been running regular community sessions in...
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Wychavon among the best areas in the UK

The district of Wychavon has once again been named as one of the best areas in the country to live in. According to the 2019 Halifax Quality of Life Survey, the district has been ranked as the 19 th best place to live nationally. Wychavon was also ranked highest in the West Midlands region as the district with the best quality of life. The survey takes into account...
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Wychavon Youth Bus awarded £2,000 to fund DJ project

The Wychavon Youth Bus has successfully been awarded £2,000 through the Tesco Community Bags of Help Scheme.  The project came second as voted for by Tesco customers and has been granted the funds for a new music project on the bus.    ‘Mixed up! DJ Skills for young people’ will offer free DJ tuition classes to young people in rural areas throughout 2019.  ...
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Evesham Leisure Centre extension opened by local Paralympian

Local Paralympian Rebecca Redfern this week (16 January) opened Evesham Leisure Centre’s extension in the presence of civic dignitaries and honoured guests at the official opening ceremony. Rebecca made her Paralympic debut in the 2016 Rio Olympics and is a well know para swimmer. She was joined by Chairman of Wychavon Cllr. Tony Rowley and Chairman of Wychavon Leisure, ...
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