More music workshops in Wychavon

The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia is just one week away. With her guitar, percussion instruments and songs, Carol Sampson will take her audience back to the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s and will have people joining in before they know it. The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshops,...
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Intelligently Green Awards – Winners Announced

All winners photo: L to R: Cllr Emma Stokes, Jonathan Ransted (The DeMontfort School), Michael Hornby (Severn Waste Services), Dave Boucker (Evesham Adventure Playground Association), Jonathon Porritt, Jason Waltons (Evesham Adventure Playground Association), David Hannon (Rooftop Housing Group), Robin Walker, Marcus Mumford (The Orchard Getaway), Chris and Kathy Haynes   ...
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Evesham prepares to welcome OVO Energy Women’s Tour 2018

The world’s best female cyclists will soon be racing through Evesham when the OVO Energy Women’s Tour 2018 comes to the historic market town next week. Stage four of Britain’s premier women’s cycle race will begin on Saturday 16 June in Evesham Town Centre and will finish in Worcester. Hosted by Wychavon District Council and Worcester City Council whilst being supported by...
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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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Intelligently Green Awards – finalists announced

Wychavon District Council has announced the finalists for its 2018 Intelligently Green Awards.  The Intelligently Green Awards are part of Wychavon’s Intelligently Green Plan , which focuses on four key themes: construction; energy; food, tourism and green space; and transport. The awards recognise, celebrate and promote local green projects, activities and lifestyles...
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New Chairman for Wychavon

Wychavon officially handed over the chain of the Chairman’s office to a new councillor at its Annual Council meeting (16 May 2018). Outgoing Chairman Councillor Liz Eyre, who has had a very successful and interesting year, handed over her chain to incoming Chairman, Councillor Tony Rowley – the well known member for Pershore. Following the ceremonial chain exchange Councillor Tony...
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Call for sites launched as part of review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan

Councils are asking for information on land that could potentially be suitable for future housing and employment development in south Worcestershire. The “call for sites” is part of the official review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP), that will see the blueprint for providing jobs and homes extended to 2041, as required by the Government. Anyone who has an interest in...
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Protect your bike for free

Cyclists can get their bike protected for free thanks to Wychavon District Council. The community safety team will be on hand to offer advice at a series of special bike marking events next week. The events will run from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday 29 May at St Andrews Square in Droitwich and on Friday 1 June next to Asda in Pershore. The team will also be outside Orto Lounge at Market...
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Review will save almost £200k

South Worcestershire councils (Malvern Hills, Worcester City and Wychavon) have taken positive action to review Council Tax single person discounts and have been successful in finding incorrect claims. In an exercise carried out last year, 646 incorrectly applied single person discounts were discovered worth £196,418 in annual Council Tax. Single person discounts are for people living in...
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‘ENLIGHTEN’ project to light up Evesham

Wychavon District Council will be helping to light up Evesham town centre this autumn with an exciting and permanent creative lighting trail. Called ‘Enlighten’, the project will combine lighting and projection equipment with permanent high tech modern led lights that will display the rich and interesting heritage of Evesham and the surrounding area, along with different aspects of the...
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