Hundreds visit Wychavon for free family events

Hundreds of people flocked to Wychavon’s parks over July and August to enjoy a series of free, fun-filled workshops and shows for all the family. Juggling, plate-spinning, puppet shows and more was on offer at Evesham’s Abbey Park, Pershore’s Abbey Park and Droitwich Lido Park one day a week from 31 July to 28 August. Puppet shows featuring Punch and Judy, a mechanical organ, street...
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Residents warned about council tax cold callers

Residents are being warned to be on their guard against cold callers who are urging people to pay out hundreds to review their council tax bandings, when it can be done for free. Wychavon and Malvern Hills District Councils are reminding people they don’t have to pay for this service after residents reported receiving phone calls from companies claiming their property was in the wrong...
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Wychavon’s parks targeted in vandalism spree costing thousands

Wychavon has been hit with a spate of severe vandalism over the weekend of 18-19 August which has caused thousands of pounds worth of damage. Three market town parks in the district have been targeted including Abbey Park in Evesham, Vines Park in Droitwich and the Memorial Garden in Abbey Park in Pershore. The popular Wych Barge in Droitwich’s Vines Park will now have to be removed...
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Can you do better than Trucky Mc Truck-Face? We think you can We’ve ordered 15 new trucks for Wychavon - can you help us name them all?

  Wychavon District Council and its waste and recycling collections partner FCC Environment have ordered fifteen brand spanking new waste and recycling trucks which will take to the roads in October of this year and we want all the residents in the district to get involved and help us to name them. The fifteen state-of-the art trucks will be working hard for years to come...
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Council crackdown on blue badge misuse in Wychavon

Parking officers from Wychavon District Council carried out an inspection of disabled blue badges as part of a crackdown on the misuse of permits in the district. The week-long operation, which ran from 23 to 27 July, saw the council’s Parking Services team, along with Civic Enforcement Officers, inspect a total of 106 badges displayed by drivers. Cars were inspected across the council’s...
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New state-of-the-art play area opens in Wychbold

Pictured: Dodderhill Parish Councillors Doug Webb and Mike Jones with District Councillor Hugh Hamilton.   A new state-of-the-art play area has been opened in Wychbold as part of an improvement project led by Dodderhill Parish Council in conjunction with Wychavon District Council. The play facility, located opposite Wychbold Village Hall, was officially opened during a...
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More music workshops in Wychavon

The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia will be held later this month. Remi Harris and Simon Smith will provide an entertaining and engaging musical show, responding to individual needs, to create an uplifting experience for all. The performance will be part of Wychavon District Council’s continuing series of music workshops, and is...
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Droitwich students create summer activity programme thanks to council funding

A trio of creative students from Droitwich Spa High have set up a one-stop-shop website to showcase summer activities for young people. Lower Sixth Form students Charlotte Albutt, Jade Moseley, and Jordan Chan, supported by their teachers, put together the activity programme, designed and produced leaflets and posters and created a website. From foot golf and swimming to cricket and...
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Could your village be crowned the culture capital of Wychavon?

Pictured: Cllr Gerry O’Donnell is inviting communities to apply for Wychavon Village of Culture 2019.   Applications are now open for villages across the district to be in with a chance of being crowned Wychavon Village of Culture 2019. The competition will see the winning area awarded £5,000, with two runners up receiving £1,000 each, to deliver a programme of cultural...
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Awards celebrate those who have made communities safer

Nominations are now open for the first ever Rural South Worcestershire Community Safety Awards 2018 which recognises people who have helped make Malvern Hills and Wychavon a safer place. The awards, which will be held at the Civic Centre in Pershore on 20 September, will celebrate the hard-work of outstanding individuals, teams and projects from the Rural South Worcestershire Community...
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