The names of Wychavon’s new recycling trucks have been announced…

….and residents did not disappoint in their creativity Wychavon District Council and its waste and recycling collections partner FCC Environment have now sifted through over 300 resident entries for names for the 15 brand spanking new waste and recycling trucks which will take to the roads in October of this year. Cllr. Emma Stokes, portfolio holder for environment and street scene ...
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Survey results presented

Droitwich businesses are being invited by Wychavon to a special presentation to hear the results of a town centre survey and benchmarking exercise.   Earlier in the year a survey was developed to ask those who visit or indeed don’t visit Droitwich Spa their views on the town including its retail offering. The work was devised by People and Places an organisation that supports...
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Evesham community get creative for innovative town lighting trail

Evesham residents have been getting creative over the summer in preparation for an innovative new project which will light up the town centre. ‘Enlighten’ is a permanent lighting trail which will use projection equipment and high-tech modern LED lights to illuminate iconic buildings. In phase one, this will include Evesham Bell Tower, the War Memorial in Abbey Park and the Almonry Museum. ...
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Innovative changing and toilet facilities installed in Wychavon

  New specialist changing facilities and eco-friendly toilets have been installed in Wychavon to provide a safe and clean environment for people with disabilities. The changing rooms have been fitted at Evesham’s Viaduct Meadow and Droitwich’s St Andrews Square, with plans for installation in Pershore and Broadway next year.     As part of the...
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Call for more consultation with passengers

  Councillors have called for bus companies to carry out more consultation with passengers before withdrawing services. The call comes following a meeting between councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils last Friday (7 September) with Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands. It was held to discuss the company’s plans to axe a number of...
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Art mural unveiled at Droitwich Lido Park

  A vibrant new art mural telling the story of Droitwich’s history has been unveiled at the town’s Lido Park. The new addition by renowned artist Rob Cowen is located on the wall near to the tennis courts and was unveiled by Tony Rowley, the Chairman of Wychavon District Council, during a short ceremony on Monday (10 September). The 46-panel design spans over 96 metres and...
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Essential works for town car park

Droitwich Spa’s High Street car park will be undergoing resurfacing work from 19 September to 25 September 2018 The town car park will remain open during the works, which will be done in sections to ensure there is still adequate parking available to users. There are a number of other car parks still available in the town however should they be needed. The reason for the works is to...
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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 play along to African and Samba music with a range of drums and percussion instruments as part of a special Drumming Workshop. The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music...
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Illegal advertising costs business owner nearly £2,000

The owner of a waste removal company has been ordered to pay almost £2,000 for illegally advertising his business. Steven Paul Hempstock was convicted in his absence at Worcester Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 24 August of breaching the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007 and Section 224 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. He was fined...
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Dumped puppies died

Two abandoned puppies, who were too young to fend for themselves, have died despite being picked up by Worcestershire’s Dog Wardens. Bill and Ben, believed to be less than a week old, were found in the Wychavon area and despite the best efforts of the vets, died in the following 24 hours. Just an hour after being rescued, Bill passed away and Ben followed the next morning. ...
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