First ever ‘Protect Your Farm’ event provides support to rural community

First ever ‘Protect Your Farm’ event provides support to rural community   More than 60 members of the rural business and farming community attended the first ever ‘Protect Your Farm, Protect Yourself’ event.   Held at Three Counties Showground in Malvern on 22 November, the event was organised by both Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils. ...
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Evesham’s Bell Tower to light up as part of Enlighten trail

The next phase of Evesham’s permanent creative lighting trail is set to be launched next month with a lights switch-on at the town’s Bell Tower.   The event, which is part of Enlighten, will run from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Saturday 15 December where visitors will have the chance to see a wide range of different lights and colours.   There will be lots to do...
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Council staff smash target in charity cycling challenge

Staff from Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils have raised nearly £1,000 for charity by cycling a combined 830 miles. In support of BBC Children in Need’s Rickshaw Challenge 2018, council staff smashed their £200 target and reached £905 when they cycled hundreds of miles between 8 and 16 November. On 12 November, a group of 12 clocked up 171 miles during a static bike...
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Search begins for talented youngsters with the W Factor

The wonder of the W Factor is back again for another year as Wychavon District Council searches for the most talented young people in the district. Open auditions are now just two months away and will take place on the following dates: Tuesday 15 January at Droitwich Spa High School from 5.30pm. Wednesday 16 January at The De Montfort School in Evesham from 5.30pm. ...
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Over £145,000 investment in Wychavon’s communities

More than £145,000 is set to be invested into Wychavon’s communities. Councillors on Wychavon’s Executive Board agreed the funding boost at a meeting on Wednesday (21 November). The money is being given to deliver a range of projects following recommendations from Wychavon’s Localism and Community Funding Advisory Panel. Up to £57,964 of New Homes Bonus funding - ...
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Opportunity to ask the experts at free rural community event

The rural community from across South Worcestershire will have the chance to ask the experts anything from rural crime to mental health at a free event next week.   The ‘Protect Your Farm, Protect Yourself’ event will be held from 4pm to 7pm on Thursday 22 November at Three Counties Showground.   A Q&A session will start at 5.15pm and will be hosted by former...
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Chance for Westlands residents to meet their local councillors at event

Chance for Westlands residents to meet their local councillors at event   Westlands residents will have the chance to raise any issues or questions they may have with local councillors, police and other authorities at a free event next week.   The ‘Communities and Agencies Together’ event will be held from 7.30pm to 9pm on Tuesday 20 November at Westlands...
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New Leader sets out his priorities

New Leader sets out his priorities   The new Leader of Wychavon has made continuing to make the district a better place for people to live, work and visit his key priority over the coming months.   Cllr Bradley Thomas was elected at a Council meeting on Wednesday (7 November 2018) following the announcement by Cllr Linda Robinson she was stepping down after...
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Creative Wychavon youngsters wanted for art competition

Creative Wychavon youngsters wanted for art competition   Creative youngsters from across Wychavon could win the chance to have their work displayed in an exhibition as part of a visual arts competition.   Visualize, a competition for 11 to 18-year-olds (approximately school years six to 13), will return for another year and Wychavon District Council is...
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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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