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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Staff go above and beyond to help injured cat in need

Quick-thinking staff at Evesham Community Contact Centre (ECCC) worked together to help save a cat’s life after it had been hit by a van. The black and white moggy, later named Robbie, suffered a broken pelvis after being hit by the vehicle on Abbey Road on 3 April at about 10.30am. A customer had alerted staff at ECCC after finding the cat hidden under a car outside. They then told the...
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Droitwich Lido voted most family friendly

Shortly after its doors opened for the summer season, Droitwich’s Lido has been acknowledged as the most family friendly lido by Waitrose magazine. Both Wychavon and Wychavon Leisure couldn’t agree more as Droitwich Spa Lido is perfect for the entire family, boasting a wet play area with fountains and water cannons as well as the brand new Hetty’s Café. Cllr. Gerry, O’Donnell, ...
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Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

Pictured: Megan Newbury, Arthur Young, Chairman and Councillor Tony Rowley, M Leeming.   Wychavon District Council has once again raised a flag to mark the start of a week of recognition leading up to Armed Forces Day. On Monday 25 June at 10.15am, the Chairman of Wychavon, Councillor Tony Rowley, hosted a flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre in Pershore, to recognise...
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Partners Together event focuses on social mobility

Representatives from councils, agencies and schools came together today (20 June) to discuss and come up with ideas to tackle Wychavon’s social mobility problem. The partners together event was themed around improving early years provision and how everyone can work together to give children the best start in life. Cllr. Linda Robinson, Leader of Wychavon said  “This was a fantastic...
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Bringing generations together

Wychavon District Council is supporting an arts project that will bring different generations together using written words, music and songs. Organised by the Arts Uplift Community Interest Company (CIC), Bridging the Gap is an intergenerational music project that has been running in Broadway since 12 June and is utilising the skills of Rhubarb Rhubarb Creatives and the singer Deborah Rose. ...
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Residents urged to find out about Pershore road closure plan

Residents and businesses in Pershore are being strongly urged to attend an exhibition next week to find out more about the planned closure of part of one of the town’s main roads during the summer. Persimmon Homes is hosting the exhibition at Pershore High School on Wednesday 27 June from 4pm to 7pm to explain about the highway works planned to take place on Station Road. The works are...
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Pinvin pub to host more art classes

Photo:   Katrina Insleay, Jeanette Dawe and Josy Herbert at one of the Pinvin art classes.   Oil painting, pottery, mosaic tile making and more will once again be on offer at a Pinvin pub as a fun social arts and crafts group returns to the village. Because of their popularity with residents, and thanks to funding from Wychavon District Council and Pinvin Parish...
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