Anti-litter group takes to the streets

Coffee cups, bags of dog waste and cigarette ends were amongst the 18 sacks of litter picked from the streets of Evesham at the weekend. Members of Evesham Anti-Litter Group carried out their latest pick on Saturday, 13 April around Bengeworth and Twyford. In total 17 volunteers took part and the event was also supported by staff from the town’s Tesco and Waitrose stores. In the two...
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Wychavon wishes you a waste free Easter

Residents across Wychavon are being offered handy hints to help them crack down on their waste over the Easter period.  Across the UK it is estimated more than 8,000 tonnes of waste is generated from Easter egg packaging and cards, while food waste also rises as families sit down for Easter Sunday lunch together.   Much of the waste generated can be recycled but residents are...
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Cohousing scheme a first for Wychavon

Older residents are being sought for a new type of housing scheme, popular in Europe, which is helping tackle social isolation. The Lion & Lamb Cohousing scheme will be set in 1.85 acres of beautiful countryside at Bradley Green and is the first of its kind in Wychavon. It aims to bring like-minded people over 60 together to create a supportive and caring community. It offers people...
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Uncontested seats mean some residents won't need to vote

Uncontested seats mean some residents won’t need to vote A total of eight seats in the Wychavon district elections and many more parishes are uncontested in the upcoming May elections. This means around 18,000 residents in the district will not need to vote. The following polling stations will not be used Abbots Morton Village Hall, Ashton Under Hill Social Centre, Aztec...
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Music workshops will return to Wychavon this month

Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will return this month. Guests will have the chance to enjoy music by the Orchestra of the Swan from 1.30pm to 2.45pm on Wednesday, 17 April, at the Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore. The members of Stratford’s classical orchestra will play their instruments and people are encouraged to join in by...
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Charity Brook consultation on BMX track

Sadly last year Wychavon had to take the difficult decision to close the Charity Brook BMX track in Evesham after they discovered that the track had started to rot making it unsafe for use.   Wychavon opened a consultation to get a better idea of the usage, understand user feelings about the facility and find out what they would like to replace it.   328 residents took...
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Keep your items safe with free property marking

Residents will have the chance to keep their belongings safe from thieves with a series of property marking events across Wychavon. Wychavon and Malvern Hills District Councils are offering free property security marking and home security advice for all residents to help prevent theft. People can bring in trailers, horse boxes, power tools, gardening equipment, consoles, laptops,...
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Election deadlines looming

Key deadlines are looming for anyone wanting to vote or become a district, town or parish councillor ahead of May’s local elections. All 45 seats on Wychavon District Council will be up for grabs when voters got to the polls on Thursday, 2 May as well as places on various town and parish councils, if contested. Would-be councillors intending on standing for election have...
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W-Factor 2019 winners revealed

Pershore’s Number 8 Community Arts Centre was packed on Monday night (18 March) for the exciting finale of this year’s The W-Factor competition. The event saw 11 young people from across Wychavon compete in front of family and friends for the accolade of being crowned a winner in one of the four categories. The judges included dance specialist Jenny N ortham and...
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Winner of restaurant competition ‘amazed’

An Italian restaurant in Evesham has scooped Worcestershire’s Vale & Spa’s favourite restaurant award via a social media campaign. Flavours, based on the High Street in Evesham beat stern competition in the Facebook polls over a number of rounds to win the inaugural competition by 67% of the vote.  The favourite restaurant award, organised by the district council’s...
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