Nigel Huddleston MP visits Wychavon Youth Bus

Young people in Norton Lenchwick had the opportunity to put questions to their local MP as part of a visit to the Wychavon Youth Bus.  Nigel Huddleston, MP for Mid Worcestershire, paid a visit to the popular bus which provides a mobile drop-in space for young people in rural areas. The youth project, which is led by Wychavon District Council, is a 57-seater converted coach...
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Councillors discuss continuing to cut carbon emissions

Councillors will pledge to continue to cut carbon emissions across Wychavon, with a 50 per cent reduction planned by 2030, to help tackle the climate crisis facing the planet. Members of the Executive Board discussed the future targets at a meeting on Wednesday (18 September) where they approved the development of a new Wychavon Intelligently Green Plan. The 50% reduction will...
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Chance to Have Your Say

Residents have the chance to influence Wychavon’s future priorities by taking part in a new survey. The Wychavon Residents’ Survey gives people across the district an opportunity to say what really matters to them and what they think of local services. Feedback will be used to help Wychavon decide where to focus its resources over the next four years as it updates its corporate...
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Action on Homes

Reducing the number of empty homes across the district will be the focus of a week long campaign by members of Wychavon’s housing team. As part of Action on Empty Homes Week, which runs from 23 to 29 September, officers will be taking to the streets to hear from residents about the impact empty homes are having on their community. The team will be available to talk to on...
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Free event to support new and existing Neighbourhood Watch schemes

Residents from across the Malvern Hills and Wychavon districts will have the chance to learn how to create a successful Neighbourhood Watch scheme for their community. The Neighbourhood Watch Together event will be held from 5pm to 8pm on 25 September at Leigh and Bransford Memorial Hall on Sherridge Road in Leigh Sinton. The drop-in market place event will be an opportunity for...
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Vote for Wychavon’s parks to become the nation’s favourite

Wychavon residents are being urged to vote for their local Green Flag park to become the nation’s favourite. Organised by  Keep Britain Tidy , the People’s Choice Awards aim to find the country’s top ten parks from a record-breaking 1,970 awarded  Green Flag Award  status by the charity. In July, Abbey Park and Workman Gardens in Evesham, Vines Park...
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Project showcasing Evesham’s history to launch in autumn

An art installation which will project photographs of Evesham’s history onto the Almonry Museum is set to launch this autumn. The Almonry Projection, which is part of the Enlighten Project, has been approved by Wychavon planners to run for one year. In autumn, every night from dusk to 11pm, a variety of still photographs will be projected slowly on to the museum depicting...
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Wychavon flies the flag for Merchant Navy Day

Wychavon District Council marked Merchant Navy Day today (Tuesday) by raising the Red Ensign flag. The commemoration, which took place at the Civic Centre in Pershore, joined those around the UK in remembering all of the Merchant Navy sailors from Great Britain’s proud naval past, and also to show support for today’s British seafarers. At the ceremony, Wychavon’s Chairman, Cllr...
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OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 comes to Pershore

Up to 120 of the world’s best cyclists are set to ride through Pershore this month as the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 comes to the market town. The OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 is a 1,250km race held over eight days starting in Glasgow on Saturday, 7 September, and ending in Manchester on Saturday, 14 September. More than 5,000 spectators are estimated to flock to the...
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Wychavon’s town centres undergo annual deep clean

Town centres across Wychavon are undergoing an annual clean-up. Wychavon District Council’s contractors, FCC Environment, are out in force using specialist equipment to scrub the pavements to remove dirt, stains and chewing gum. The deep cleanse started in Pershore last week and will also be carried out in Evesham and Droitwich Spa town centres, as well as Broadway village. The...
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