Westlands project presented to town council

Wychavon officers and members last night (16 October) visited a Droitwich Town Council meeting to present the progress on the Droitwich West promise highlighting the good work that the project has started in earnest. David Manning, the project lead explained to town councillors how action on the ground so far had started with building pride in the area. This had comprised litter picks,...
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Wychavon Ageing Well

The second of Wychavon District Council’s Ageing Well events is being held at Evesham Town Hall on Saturday 21 October, from 2-4pm. The Wychavon Ageing Well events are aimed at people over the age of 55, who will be invited to come along and see how they can live their lives well. Lots of organisations that run services for people aged 55 and over – including Livingwell Service, Act on...
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Residents can have their say

Wychavon District Council is inviting residents to have their say when it comes to deciding what its future priorities should be. At two special focus group events taking place on Wednesday 8 November at 2.30pm and Wednesday 15 November at 6.30pm, both at the Civic Centre in Pershore, Wychavon will be asking residents for their views on the services it provides, whilst also asking what new...
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Trader backed car parking discount launches

Wychavon in partnership with Droitwich High St. traders have launched a new parking perk to encourage people to the High Street. Customers spending just £10 in a participating shop will get £1 towards their car parking. All customers have to do is show the refund section of their parking voucher to claim and Wychavon will reimburse the traders. Cllr. Richard Morris, portfolio holder for...
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Express YourSELF

All young artists should be on alert, as ‘Visualize’ – Wychavon District Council’s visual arts competition for 11-18 year olds – is set to return. The theme for the competition is ‘Express YourSELF’, and the Council is asking young artists to consider how they would depict themselves through the visual arts. Entrants are permitted to create their work in a range of 2d media including...
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Don’t stay silent when it comes to hate crime

A series of street theatre performances are being used to encourage residents in Malvern Hills and Wychavon districts not to stay silent on hate crime. Actors will interact with members of the public using mime and chalkboards to explore the various types of hate crime and the impact it has on victims. Another part of the performances will involve monologues based on real life stories from...
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Wychavon needs to cash in on Brexit tourism boom

  More needs to be done to ensure Wychavon cashes in on a ‘Brexit boost’ to tourism, according to the district’s MP. Britain is seeing record numbers of overseas visitors flock to the country as a result of the drop in the value of the pound following the EU referendum. There were four million visits to Britain in July alone by non-UK residents, up six per cent on the year...
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Wychavon Wellbeing week

Wychavon District Council is co-ordinating a week of activities that will help improve people’s wellbeing and the whole district is invited to join in.   Pictured left to right: Jack Hegarty, Cllr. Gerry O’Donnell, Cllr. Linda Robinson, Kath Smith and Vic Allison   The Wychavon Wellbeing Week will take place from 9-15 October, and Wychavon is teaming up...
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Create your way to losing weight

A new exciting arts project is coming to Evesham starting Thursday, 5 October from 7-8.30pm and it’s free! The 10 week project is for people interested in losing weight but lack the confidence or self-esteem to do so. It’s also for people that are on a diet or who want to maintain their weight and want to boost their confidence more. The project is an arts one and the first session will be...
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Wychavon supports recycling week

Wychavon is encouraging people to think beyond the kitchen during a week long recycling awareness week.   Now in its 14 th year – national Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling with this year’s theme – ‘Recycling – it’s worth it!’   Sharon Casswell, Client Services Manager for Wychavon said “This campaign week gives us an excellent opportunity to...
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