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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Wychavon awards £844,600 in Community Legacy Grants

Wychavon District Council has awarded £844,600 in grants to a number of community projects in the district with a total value of over £2.4 million. The Executive Board approved the first round of Community Legacy Grants to eight parish councils for projects including a children’s play area, new village halls and a pavilion. The Community Legacy Grant scheme , which is open...
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Community heroes recognised at awards

  Inspirational people from across Wychavon have been celebrated at this year’s Community Recognition Awards. The annual ceremony, which was held on 7 March, recognised ‘community heroes’ who, in 2018, have volunteered, coached or helped others and made the district a better place to live and work. Wychavon’s judging panel read through all of the nominations and the...
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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 take place on Wednesday, 20 March, at the Number 8 Arts Centre in Pershore. It will...
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Flag flown to mark Commonwealth Day 2019

The Commonwealth flag has been raised by Wychavon District Council as part of a ceremony of dedication to mark Commonwealth Day 2019. This morning (Monday 11 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. Commonwealth Day is held on the...
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Global Game-Changing Invention, HERU, to go to Technical Trials

Global Game-Changing Invention, HERU, to go to Technical Trials A revolutionary UK energy solution, which heats your hot water with everything from nappies to plastics, Pringles container and  coffee cups to food, has gone out to trial this March. Hailed by the BBC as potentially ‘The Next Dyson’, the HERU takes household items, which would have been destined for disposal, and heats...
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Broadway Railway Station Car Park opening

Broadway Railway Station Car Park opening   Broadway Railway Station Car Park officially opened today (5 March) in the presence of civic dignitaries and volunteers from Wychavon and the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR).   The GWSR reopened Broadway station at Easter 2018 after almost 60 years of closure. Since then it has carried more than...
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Evesham Community Contact Centre to relocate

Evesham Community Contact Centre to relocate   After almost 16 years on Abbey Road, Evesham Community Customer Contact Centre is moving to a new central base at Evesham Library on Wednesday 27 February.   The centre will close at 5pm on Tuesday 26 February and open again at 9.30am on Wednesday 27 February in the new area within the library. ...
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Council Tax freeze approved for second year running

Wychavon’s Executive Board on Wednesday night approved a Council Tax freeze for the second year running. This means that a Band D property will again pay just £120.08 for the district council’s services. Wychavon’s Council Tax is currently the lowest in Worcestershire and the eighth lowest in the country out of all the district councils. Alongside this, the Executive Board agreed on...
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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 enjoy the Orchestra of the Swan. Members of Stratford’s classical orchestra will play their instruments and people are encouraged to join in by clapping and singing. Guests can find out about life as a professional musician or...
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