Can you do better than Trucky Mc Truck-Face? We think you can We’ve ordered 15 new trucks for Wychavon - can you help us name them all?

  Wychavon District Council and its waste and recycling collections partner FCC Environment have ordered fifteen brand spanking new waste and recycling trucks which will take to the roads in October of this year and we want all the residents in the district to get involved and help us to name them. The fifteen state-of-the art trucks will be working hard for years to come...
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Council crackdown on blue badge misuse in Wychavon

Parking officers from Wychavon District Council carried out an inspection of disabled blue badges as part of a crackdown on the misuse of permits in the district. The week-long operation, which ran from 23 to 27 July, saw the council’s Parking Services team, along with Civic Enforcement Officers, inspect a total of 106 badges displayed by drivers. Cars were inspected across the council’s...
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New state-of-the-art play area opens in Wychbold

Pictured: Dodderhill Parish Councillors Doug Webb and Mike Jones with District Councillor Hugh Hamilton.   A new state-of-the-art play area has been opened in Wychbold as part of an improvement project led by Dodderhill Parish Council in conjunction with Wychavon District Council. The play facility, located opposite Wychbold Village Hall, was officially opened during a...
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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 later this month. Remi Harris and Simon Smith will provide an entertaining and engaging musical show, responding to individual needs, to create an uplifting experience for all. The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshops, and is...
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Droitwich students create summer activity programme thanks to council funding

A trio of creative students from Droitwich Spa High have set up a one-stop-shop website to showcase summer activities for young people. Lower Sixth Form students Charlotte Albutt, Jade Moseley, and Jordan Chan, supported by their teachers, put together the activity programme, designed and produced leaflets and posters and created a website. From foot golf and swimming to cricket and...
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Could your village be crowned the culture capital of Wychavon?

Pictured: Cllr Gerry O’Donnell is inviting communities to apply for Wychavon Village of Culture 2019.   Applications are now open for villages across the district to be in with a chance of being crowned Wychavon Village of Culture 2019. The competition will see the winning area awarded £5,000, with two runners up receiving £1,000 each, to deliver a programme of cultural...
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Awards celebrate those who have made communities safer

Nominations are now open for the first ever Rural South Worcestershire Community Safety Awards 2018 which recognises people who have helped make Malvern Hills and Wychavon a safer place. The awards, which will be held at the Civic Centre in Pershore on 20 September, will celebrate the hard-work of outstanding individuals, teams and projects from the Rural South Worcestershire Community...
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Over £500,000 investment in Wychavon’s communities

More than half a million pounds is set to be invested into Wychavon’s communities. Councillors on Wychavon’s Executive Board agreed the funding boost at a meeting on Wednesday (25 July). The money is being given to town and parish councils to deliver a range of projects following recommendations from Wychavon’s Localism and Community Funding Advisory Panel. Inkberrow Parish Council has...
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Free circus fun and puppet shows for Wychavon families

Juggling, plate-spinning, puppet shows and more will be on offer across Wychavon next week as part of a series of free, fun-filled workshops. Families can enjoy puppet shows featuring Punch and Judy, a mechanical organ, street marionettes and balloon modelling starting at Abbey Park in Evesham on 31 July. There will also be shows at Abbey Park in Pershore on 1 August and the Droitwich...
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South Worcestershire planning policies approved on reducing flood risk and renewable energy

New planning guidance has been adopted in support of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP), the blueprint that sets out where new homes and employment development should take place up to the year 2030. The three councils involved in the SWDP – Worcester, Malvern Hills and Wychavon – have all approved three new supplementary planning documents (SPDs) containing guidance on...
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