Meet Your Council events

Wychavon District Council’s new season of Meet Your Council events will get underway this August bank holiday weekend and into September, with events planned for the wards of Elmley Castle and Somerville, Upton Snodsbury, Bowbrook, Drakes Broughton and Great Hampton. On Saturday 26 August , Councillor George Mackison will be at the Great Comberton Flower Show from 2pm, to meet with and...
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District gets a deep clean

Dirt and grime are always unpopular and while Wychavon has some of the most rigorous cleaning regimes in the country, it is always working hard to keep on top of the cleanliness of the district.   This month, Wychavon’s contractor, FCC Environment has been out in force conducting the annual deep clean of the town centres. Specialist equipment has been brought in to hose, scrub and...
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Innovative grass project takes off

An innovative project to develop grassland in Pershore has started and is hoped to restore traditional hay meadow flowers and plants to the fields around Avon Meadows Community Wetlands and Local Nature Reserve.   Grass cuttings taken from the roadside verge nature reserve network, managed by Worcestershire County Council have been spread across the meadows which it is hoped will...
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Vandalised tree on Common Meadow

Wychavon District Council is sad to report that one of its young trees in Common Meadow, alongside the river in Evesham, was vandalised earlier this week (week commencing 14 August). The tree, a young willow, which was planted about five years ago, was discovered with a large section of its bark stripped away from the trunk. Lynn Stevens, Senior Parks and Greenspace Officer for...
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Residents urged to return voter forms quickly

Residents in Wychavon are urged to look out for their voter annual household enquiry form in the post Residents living in Wychavon are receiving a form asking them to check and update information that appears on the electoral register for their address. Residents are being asked to look out for the form in the post and to make sure that they respond as soon as possible.  Quick...
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Win a shop for a year in Droitwich Spa

Wychavon’s entrepreneurial residents are being invited to enter an exciting new competition to win a shop for a year in the centre of Droitwich Spa.   The shop, located in St. Andrew’s Street, Droitwich Spa (part of St Andrew’s shopping centre), will be one lucky entrepreneurs for a whole year, with the rent and rates all taken care of as part of a sensational package of support...
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Have your say on design guidelines for new buildings in south Worcestershire

New guidelines aimed at making sure new buildings and other developments across south Worcestershire are well designed have been published today, and residents are being urged to give their views on them. The Design Guide, has been produced as a supplementary planning document (SPD) to support the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP), which sets out where new homes and employment...
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Call to join advisory panels

Volunteers are being called upon to get involved with Wychavon District Council and to help influence some of its work. Committed individuals with time to give are being urged to put themselves forward to become a co-opted member of one of Wychavon’s three advisory panels – Localism and Community Funding, Rural Communities and Economy, and Town Regeneration and Economy. The volunteer...
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Civic honour for dedicated public servant

A man who has dedicated more than four decades of his life to serving the public has received one of Wychavon’s highest civic honours. Peter Pinfield was made an Honorary Alderman by members of Wychavon District Council during a ceremony held at the Civic Centre in Pershore on Wednesday night (26 July 2017). It is only the fifth time in Wychavon’s history that it has granted the title...
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Green flags and loving hearts for Wychavon’s parks

In the same week that Wychavon’s parks once again achieved Green Flag status, visitors to the award-winning parks have been revealing why they love spending in time in them as part of a national campaign. Love Parks week took place between 14 to 23 July. Run by the Keep Britain Tidy group, it encouraged people to Tweet and post on social media about why they loved their local park and the...
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