Wychavon residents have the chance to meet their local councillors

Wychavon residents will have the chance to raise any questions they may have with their local councillor at two events next month. Visitors at Pebworth Party in the Park will be able to meet Thomas Havemann-Mart, district councillor for Honeybourne and Pebworth ward, on Sunday, 1 September. He will be on hand to answer any queries from 12pm at the Village Hall Green in Pebworth. ...
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Improvements to Corporation and Crown Meadow

Improvements to Corporation and Crown Meadow Works are planned to Corporation Meadow to upgrade the existing riverside path to make it better for cyclists and those on foot. The 400 metre path will be upgraded from an uneven stony path to a smoother tarmac surface making it smoother and more accessible to cyclists. The path runs from Abbey Bridge to the fish-fry and the...
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Action promised on Evesham eyesore

Action promised on Evesham eyesore Wychavon is today reassuring residents that action is being taken to ensure the shop front on 16 High St. Evesham will be restored as quickly as possible following its removal. Strong concerns have been raised over the frontage which has been removed leaving a huge hole at the front of the building which is positioned in a conservation...
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Circus acts and puppet shows return to Wychavon’s parks

Free circus fun and puppet shows will be returning to Wychavon’s parks over the summer holidays for children and families to enjoy. Clive Chandler’s World Famous Punch and Judy Show will be back in Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich by popular demand. The Circus Skills Workshops will also return and will offer feather balancing, plate spinning juggling, low tightrope and more....
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Droitwich students create summer activity programme thanks to council funding

Creative students from Droitwich Spa High have set up a one-stop-shop website to showcase summer activities for young people.   Lower Sixth Form students Ted Cox, Adam Keen, supported by their teachers John Humfress and Matt Gardner, put together the activity programme, designed and produced leaflets and posters and created a website.   From street theatre and...
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Prestigious awards raise the flag for Wychavon’s parks

Five popular parks in Wychavon have been recognised once again by the prestigious Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the best in the United Kingdom. Abbey Park and Workman Gardens in Evesham, Vines Park and Lido Park in Droitwich Spa, and Abbey Park in Pershore have all received Green Flag status. The international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that...
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Council backs £2.5million sporting investment

Councillors have backed plans to invest £2.5million into sporting facilities across Wychavon. At an Executive Board meeting on Wednesday (24 July) councillors agreed to invest £1.5million into creating a new artificial 3G pitch, energy efficient floodlighting, changing rooms and social area at Evesham United Football Club, and another £1million into a 3G pitch at King George V Playing...
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Evesham landlord fined £14,500 for operating HMO without a licence

An Evesham landlord has been ordered to pay £14,500 after he was found to be illegally renting his property out to 11 EU migrant workers. Four civil penalty notices were issued to the landlord by Wychavon District Council for operating a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence and a number of management regulation breaches. It is the first time Wychavon has used this...
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Chance for Badsey residents to meet their local councillor

Badsey residents will have the chance to meet their local councillor at a popular flower show next week. Councillor Mark Goodge (Badsey Ward) will be available at Badsey Flower Show from 1pm on Saturday, 20 July, to answer any queries and talk about what Wychavon is doing in the area. The show, which will be held on the Recreation Ground on Sands Lane in Evesham, offers an...
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Music workshops in Wychavon next week

Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will return next week. Guests will have the chance to enjoy the talents of the Kel Elliot Band from 1.30pm to 2.45pm on Wednesday, 17 July, at the Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore. Kelvin and Kel are in a quirky band and will be performing some of their original music. Kelly sings and plays...
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