Waitrose building completed

  Midas Retail Limited  have completed the construction of the new Waitrose store at Merstow Green in Evesham on behalf of Wychavon District Council as part of an ambitious project to provide not only a high quality superstore to the centre of Evesham, but also attract inward investment from other businesses in the area. On Monday, 16 July Wychavon officially handed the...
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Apprenticeships are #NotJust a second choice to university

Residents across Worcestershire are being encouraged to follow a new social media campaign showcasing the opportunities available through apprenticeships. Launched on Twitter and Instagram in June, the #NotJust campaign has been created by Gemma Ranford, the Digital Marketing Apprentice at Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils, with the support of Worcestershire...
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Grand designs to be recognised in Building Design Awards

The Wychavon Building Design Awards, which recognise building projects that show real design quality, craftsmanship and sustainable building practices, are open for nominations. The bi-annual awards are broken down into the following categories: • Heritage Award – for the conservation of a historic building or new work within an historic context. • Home Award – for a new build. ...
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Lido Park’s artwork refreshed

  Droitwich Lido Park’s mural is set to see a summer makeover from a renowned artist this July thanks to Wychavon’s involvement. Artist Rob Cowan has been chosen to create a new design for the, now nine-year-old, concrete wall in Droitwich’s Lido. Formerly decorated with a four-seasoned theme, the mural’s new theme will focus on Droitwich and its history, depicting local...
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Enlighten summer workshops

July sees the start of a range of FREE visual arts workshops for children and adults as part of the Enlighten project, Evesham’s Creative Lighting Trail. On Saturday 14 July, there will be drop in visual arts workshop at The River Festival (in Workman Gardens, Evesham) from 11am to 3pm. People of all ages are invited to come and use their artistic skills to help create a community collage...
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Exhibitors wanted for council’s gallery

Wychavon District Council is looking for a new line-up of artists who might be searching for exhibition space to show off their work. The Council’s Showell Gallery, which is located at the Civic Centre in Pershore, will become available in September. The total available hanging space in the gallery is made up of five MDF boards with dimensions 135cm high by 255cm wide, 107cm high by...
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Man ordered to pay over £2,000 and banned from driving for fly-tipping in Wychavon

A fly-tipper has been ordered to pay over £2,000 and been banned from driving after dumping a lorry-load of oil-soaked car parts in the middle of a road in Wychavon. Robert Lee, from Tewkesbury, pleaded guilty to fly-tipping and breaching his duty of care under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 when he appeared at Worcester Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 29 July. The 25-year-old,...
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More music workshops in Wychavon

  The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia is just one week away. This time it’s A Merrie Noyse, musicians who regularly perform Medieval, Tudor and 17th Century music in period costume on authentic musical instruments. The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshops, and...
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Feeling Fitter

Wychavon District Council is funding a new 12 week ‘Feeling Fitter’ programme in Droitwich, aimed at people who are inactive but generally in good health and who feel motivated to be more active. To begin with there will be a drop-in information session about the programme on Saturday 7 July at 2pm at Westlands Community Hall – at this session people will be able to get more information and...
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Splashing around

With the hot weather looking like it’s here to stay into the weekend, Wychavon District Council is inviting people to come and cool off in its water play fountains. The free-to-enter water play fountains can be found in Abbey Park in Evesham and the Abbey Park in Pershore, and there is also a smaller free-to-use play fountain just outside the Droitwich Spa lido complex. With both the...
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