Vote for Evesham’s Abbey Park to become UK’s Best Park 2019

A popular park in Evesham is officially in the running to become the UK’s Best Park 2019. Abbey Park has been nominated for the prestigious accolade which celebrates the nation’s parks and green spaces. People will have until Monday 19 August to vote for the park, after which the shortlist will be announced. The one park with the highest number of public votes in...
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Wychavon parishes to benefit from New Homes Bonus funding

Street lighting, footpaths and a new play area are among a series of projects set to benefit from nearly £31,000 of funding from Wychavon District Council. At a meeting on 26 June, the Communities and Funding Advisory Panel approved the New Homes Bonus funding which will go to seven parish councils and one parish meeting in the Wychavon district. The panel is also recommending a...
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Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

Wychavon District Council has once again raised a flag to mark the start of a week of recognition leading up to Armed Forces Day. Today (Monday), the Chairman of Wychavon, Cllr Frances Smith, hosted a flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre in Pershore, to recognise the contribution made by all military communities past and present. Cadets, ex-military personnel, members of...
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Councillors meet with First Bus to discuss future plans

Councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have met with First Bus to discuss the future of services in both districts. The meeting followed the announcement by FirstGroup that First Bus will be separating from the company, by sale or other means. Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands, met with councillors at the Council House in Malvern on...
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Council grants aim to improve communities across Wychavon

Groups and organisations across Wychavon have the chance to apply for a grant of up to £500 to help improve their community. The ‘Wychavon Active Parishes Grant’ offers funding between £100 and £500 to local voluntary groups, sports clubs, parish councils, schools and charitable organisations. Groups can apply for grants for new projects that increase physical activity levels and...
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Pollinators in the parks

Pollinators in the parks   Residents and visitors to Wychavon parks and open spaces may have started to notice unusual flowers appearing or areas that might at first look at bit untidy. But fear not – these slightly different appearances are nothing to be worried about and instead form part of Wychavon’s promise to support pollinators and other beneficial insects. ...
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Residents can raise concerns about crime in Evesham South at drop-in session

Councillors, police officers and Neighbourhood Watch representatives will come together this weekend to offer support to Evesham South residents concerned about crime in their area. A drop-in session will be held from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, 8 June, at St Richard’s Hall in Mayfair, Evesham. Residents will have the chance to express their concerns about crime in the Evesham South...
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Your chance to influence Wychavon’s work

Residents are being offered the opportunity to directly influence Wychavon’s work supporting communities, dealing with rural issues and regenerating town centres. Volunteers are being sought to become co-opted members of one of Wychavon’s three advisory panels – Communities and Funding, Rural Matters and Town Centres. All three panels have a key role in advising the council’s main...
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Avon Meadows to have essential works

Avon Meadows to have essential works Essential works are being planned to Avon Meadows Community Wetland and Local Nature Reserve in Pershore to replace a damaged section of underground gas pipe. Wales and West Utilities have given Wychavon and Pershore Town Council (joint landowners) advanced notice of the work which is expected to be carried out at some point during...
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New Executive Board and Chairman for Wychavon

New Executive Board and Chairman for Wychavon   Following elections earlier in the month Wychavon have officially confirmed their leader, Executive Board and Chairman at the Annual Council meeting on 15 May. Cllr. Bradley Thomas was confirmed as Leader of Wychavon and appointed to the Executive Board were: Cllr. Richard Morris – Deputy Leader and economic...
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