Plenty of advice on offer at free community workshops in Wychavon

Plenty of advice on offer at free community workshops in Wychavon   A series of free workshops will be held across Wychavon aimed at community groups, parish and town councils.   Following the success of the ‘Running an Effective Village Hall’ event last month, Wychavon District Council will be running a programme of ‘Supporting Communities’ workshops on...
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District councils take on cycling challenge for BBC Children in Need

District councils take on cycling challenge for BBC Children in Need   Staff from Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils will be putting their foot to the pedal when they take on a virtual 500 mile charity cycle challenge.   In support of BBC Children in Need’s Rickshaw Challenge 2018, council staff will each aim to complete 50 miles or more between 8...
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Views wanted on new required development in South Worcestershire by 2041

Views wanted on new required development in South Worcestershire by 2041 Views are being sought to help shape the future growth of South Worcestershire into the middle of this century. A public consultation is being launched on Monday, 5 November on the review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP). This will help Malvern Hills District, Worcester City and...
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Silent soldiers around Wychavon

Silent soldiers around Wychavon   To mark the final year of the World War One centenary commemorations, Wychavon have partnered with The Royal British Legion to display silhouettes of soldiers that will stand around the district serving as a reminder of the conflict. As part of the ‘Thank you’ movement the Royal British Legion are inviting communities to reflect on and...
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Jail for landowner operating illegal waste site

Jail for landowner operating illegal waste site A Landowner who repeatedly flouted an injunction banning him from operating an illegal waste disposal site has been given further jail time. John Bruce, 46, was convicted at the High Court in Birmingham on Wednesday 24 October for breaching an injunction brought by Wychavon District Council under the Town and Country Planning...
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New fund to help improve children’s life chances

New fund to help improve children’s life chances   Schools, nurseries and voluntary groups are being invited to apply for a new fund to help improve the life chances of the district’s most disadvantaged young people.   Wychavon is making small grants of between £250 and £1,000 available to fund projects or schemes aimed at improving the life chances of...
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New film and sound installation will commemorate Evesham’s sacrifices in WW1

A new contemporary film and sound installation will open next week in Evesham as part of a creative lighting trail in the town centre. The Hut of Silence will open from 9am to 4.30pm every day from 18 October to 28 November at All Saints Church and is part of the community engagement programme for Wychavon District Council’s Enlighten Project. The new installation has been designed and...
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More music workshops in Wychavon

Pictured:  Meraki will be playing music to uplift the soul on October 17.   The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will be held next week. People will have the chance to enjoy the soaring melodies from the Appalachian tradition, feel-good folk and beautiful spirituals of Meraki. There will be songs, new and...
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Chance for Upton Snodsbury residents to meet their local councillors at event

Residents of Upton Snodsbury ward will have the chance to meet their local councillors and other representatives at a free event next week. The Communities and Agencies Together event will be held from 7.30pm to 9pm on Tuesday 16 October at Peopleton Village Hall.   Cllr Linda Robinson, Leader of Wychavon District Council and Conservative District Councillor for Upton...
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Campaign to ‘open the door’ on empty homes

Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils are coming together to raise awareness of empty homes and the extra support they offer to help owners to bring them back into use. Both councils offer: Free advice and information on options. Empty Homes Assistance of up to £15,000 for qualifying properties to get them habitable. Free advertising on lettings sites managed by...
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