Free parking to support effort to tackle coronavirus

Wychavon is allowing people to park for free in all of its car parks as part of a range of measures designed to support people through the coronavirus outbreak.The move has been introduced to help people while shopping for essentials and support volunteers caring for the vulnerable.Free parking was introduced last week for NHS, health and adult soc...
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Wychavon Community Recognition Award winners announced

​Inspirational people from across Wychavon have been celebrated at this year's Community Recognition Awards.The annual ceremony, which was held on 5 March at Peopleton Village Hall, recognised 'community heroes' who, in 2019, have volunteered, coached or helped others and made the district a better place to live and work.Wychavon's judging panel re...
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Community heroes across Wychavon recognised at awards

People across Wychavon have been recognised for their selfless contribution to their community at the Diamond Jubilee Community Recognition Awards.The annual award ceremony, which was held at Wychavon Civic Centre in Pershore, saw Town and Parish Councils nominate one or more people who they think have made a real difference.This year, Wychavon Cha...
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Fight to improve housing standards hits the small screen

Wychavon's housing team has been featured on the small screen as part of a series highlighting the work done to protect people from living in unfit homes.Britain's Housing Scandal began airing on BBC One at the end of February. It shows presenter Matt Allwright working with teams from different councils to highlight the appalling conditions some pe...
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Flag flown to mark Commonwealth Day 2020

The Commonwealth flag has been raised by Wychavon District Council as part of a ceremony of dedication to mark Commonwealth Day 2020.This morning (Monday 9 March), as the flag was raised outside the Civic Centre in Pershore, it became one of more than 1,000 other Commonwealth flags being raised in the Commonwealth countries around the world.Commonw...
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Free advice available for landlords in Wychavon

Landlords are being given the opportunity to receive free advice on a range of topics relating to the private rented sector at a free forum.The annual Wychavon Landlord Forum will take place at the Civic Centre in Pershore from 6pm to 8pm on 24 March. This year's event will introduce landlords to some of the benefits that Wychmove, Wychavon Distric...
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W-Factor 2020 winners revealed

Pershore's Number 8 Community Arts Centre was packed last week for the exciting finale of this year's W-Factor competition. The event, held on 10 February, saw 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 compère on the night was Andrew Easton f...
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£150,000 for new electric vehicle chargers

The number of electric vehicle charging points in Wychavon's public car parks is set to soar thanks to a £150,000 investment.A total of 20 new 7Kw chargers are being installed as part of Wychavon's commitment to supporting the growth of the ultra low emission vehicle market, to help reduce the district's carbon footprint. Once work is completed at ...
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Motorists face £150 fine if they drop litter from their vehicle

Motorists are being warned to keep their rubbish to themselves or face a £150 fine as part of a crackdown on roadside littering.From Monday (3 February 2020) Wychavon's Civil Enforcement Officers will be able to issue Penalty Notices when they see rubbish being thrown out of vehicles. The owner of the vehicle will be issued a fine in the post.Failu...
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Up to £50,000 worth of grants on offer to support ‘creative communities’

Wychavon is offering up to £50,000 worth of grants to fund creative community projects across the district.Charities and voluntary groups are being encouraged to apply to the Wychavon Community Grants Scheme to fund new and innovative projects that will make a lasting difference and improve quality of life.With a focus on 'Creative Communities', Wy...
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Vote for the best breakfast in the Wychavon area

Whether it's a filling fry up, continental cuisine or fruit frenzy, people are being encouraged to nominate their favourite breakfast spot in Wychavon as part of a Facebook competition.Worcestershire's Vale & Spa is hosting the inaugural Favourite Breakfast Competition and is asking residents and visitors to take their pick from the district's ...
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Wychavon reveals results of annual Residents’ Survey

Traffic congestion, crime, public transport, litter and recycling were voted as the top priorities for Wychavon residents as part of an annual survey.Organised by Wychavon District Council, the Residents' Survey asked residents for their comments on their local area, what is important to them and how satisfied they are with the council and its...
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