Business information roadshow

Wychavon District Council is inviting all businesses in the district to come along to its final business information roadshow, which is taking place at St Andrew’s Town Hotel in Droitwich Spa on Wednesday 14 June. Running from 12 noon until 2pm, the aim of the roadshow is to help businesses find the information they need on saving money on energy bills, training staff, taking on...
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True tales of beginnings and journeys

Wychavon District Council has been supporting a new storytelling and visual arts project based on the themes of beginnings and journeys. The project – known as True Tales – saw a series of storytelling workshops take place at places across Wychavon, including at Prince Henry’s High School, The De Montfort School and Blackminster Middle School (all Evesham), Garage Arts in Evesham, and a...
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Chairman’s letter to Manchester

The Chairman of Wychavon District Council, Councillor Liz Eyre, has written to the Mayor of Greater Manchester following the appalling terrorist attack that occurred on Monday 22 May. In the letter to the recently elected Mayor, Andy Burnham, Councillor Eyre writes: “We are writing to express our deepest sympathies after hearing the devastating news of the recent terror attack at...
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Prosecution for rat infestation

At Worcester Magistrates Court on 6 April 2017, Darren Lee Acton (51), the owner of Mayfair Holdings on Hartlebury Trading Estate, Worcestershire, pleaded guilty to three food safety offences in relation to his business. Having pleaded guilty, fines of £800 were imposed for each of the three food safety offences. Wychavon District Council brought the prosecution and was awarded full costs...
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New Chairman for Wychavon

Wychavon officially handed over the chain of the Chairman’s office to a new councillor last night at its Annual Council meeting (17 May 2017). Outgoing Chairman, Cllr. Frances Smith, has had a very successful and interesting year handed over her chain to incoming Chairman, Cllr. Liz Eyre - the well known member for Broadway. The first order of Council was to welcome newly elected members...
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Vandalism in Abbey Park Pershore

Wychavon are appealing for witnesses after a spate of vandalism in Abbey Park, Pershore has left picnic benches and other surfaces near the Water Play and Skate Park in need of cleaning after they were covered in graffiti for the second time in a month.  Offensive graffiti has been left on the sides of the skate park, on the paving around the picnic benches and on the water play control...
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Credit Union launched in Droitwich

A new way for people to have easy and affordable access to loans and financial services has launched in Droitwich. Reach CIC and 6 Towns Credit Union have joined forces to set up a weekly credit union drop in from the WANDS Children’s Centre in Westlands, after being approached by Wychavon District Council. It launched on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 and will operate between 9.30am and 12.30pm...
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Pinvin pub to host more art classes

Paper making, pottery and printing will be on offer through the summer months in a Pinvin pub this year thanks to support from Wychavon District Council. After the continued popularity of the new fun, social arts and crafts group at the Coach and Horses pub in Pinvin (near Pershore), the group will continue for six more weeks after funding was secured from Wychavon District Council and...
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Business information roadshows

Wychavon District Council is inviting all businesses in the district to come along to its latest business information roadshow, which is taking place at Pershore College Business Lounge on Wednesday 17 May. Running from 12 noon until 2pm, the aim of the roadshow is to help businesses find the information they need on saving money on energy bills, training staff, taking on apprentices and...
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Waitrose work to start next week

Work to the exciting new Waitrose store in Evesham is due to start soon. Old Brewery Car Park will formally close to the general public on 20 May with work on site starting on 22 May. The public footpath that runs between Bewdley Street and Merstow Green, which was temporarily stopped up earlier this year, will remain closed until spring 2018 when the new store opens. Vic Allison, Deputy...
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