Prestigious awards raise the flag for Wychavon’s parks

  Pictured: Paul Duffy, Contract Manager at Continental Landscapes Limited, Cllr Jayne O’Connor, Cllr Emma Stokes, Cllr Lynn Stevens and Jonathan Hulbert, Senior Green Space Officer.   Five popular parks in Wychavon have been recognised once again by the prestigious Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the best in the United Kingdom. Abbey Park and...
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Protect your bike for free in Wychavon

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 over the upcoming weeks. The events will run from 1pm to 4pm on Thursday 26 July at Evesham Market Square and from 10am to 3pm on Wednesday 1 August at Evesham Adventure Playground. Also, from...
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Waitrose building completed

  Midas Retail Limited  have completed the construction of the new Waitrose store at Merstow Green in Evesham on behalf of Wychavon District Council as part of an ambitious project to provide not only a high quality superstore to the centre of Evesham, but also attract inward investment from other businesses in the area. On Monday, 16 July Wychavon officially handed the...
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Apprenticeships are #NotJust a second choice to university

Residents across Worcestershire are being encouraged to follow a new social media campaign showcasing the opportunities available through apprenticeships. Launched on Twitter and Instagram in June, the #NotJust campaign has been created by Gemma Ranford, the Digital Marketing Apprentice at Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils, with the support of Worcestershire...
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Grand designs to be recognised in Building Design Awards

The Wychavon Building Design Awards, which recognise building projects that show real design quality, craftsmanship and sustainable building practices, are open for nominations. The bi-annual awards are broken down into the following categories: • Heritage Award – for the conservation of a historic building or new work within an historic context. • Home Award – for a new build. ...
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Lido Park’s artwork refreshed

  Droitwich Lido Park’s mural is set to see a summer makeover from a renowned artist this July thanks to Wychavon’s involvement. Artist Rob Cowan has been chosen to create a new design for the, now nine-year-old, concrete wall in Droitwich’s Lido. Formerly decorated with a four-seasoned theme, the mural’s new theme will focus on Droitwich and its history, depicting local...
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Enlighten summer workshops

July sees the start of a range of FREE visual arts workshops for children and adults as part of the Enlighten project, Evesham’s Creative Lighting Trail. On Saturday 14 July, there will be drop in visual arts workshop at The River Festival (in Workman Gardens, Evesham) from 11am to 3pm. People of all ages are invited to come and use their artistic skills to help create a community collage...
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Exhibitors wanted for council’s gallery

Wychavon District Council is looking for a new line-up of artists who might be searching for exhibition space to show off their work. The Council’s Showell Gallery, which is located at the Civic Centre in Pershore, will become available in September. The total available hanging space in the gallery is made up of five MDF boards with dimensions 135cm high by 255cm wide, 107cm high by...
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Man ordered to pay over £2,000 and banned from driving for fly-tipping in Wychavon

A fly-tipper has been ordered to pay over £2,000 and been banned from driving after dumping a lorry-load of oil-soaked car parts in the middle of a road in Wychavon. Robert Lee, from Tewkesbury, pleaded guilty to fly-tipping and breaching his duty of care under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 when he appeared at Worcester Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 29 July. The 25-year-old,...
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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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