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Global Game-Changing Invention, HERU, to go to Technical Trials

Global Game-Changing Invention, HERU, to go to Technical Trials A revolutionary UK energy solution, which heats your hot water with everything from nappies to plastics, Pringles container and  coffee cups to food, has gone out to trial this March. Hailed by the BBC as potentially ‘The Next Dyson’, the HERU takes household items, which would have been destined for disposal, and heats...
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Broadway Railway Station Car Park opening

Broadway Railway Station Car Park opening   Broadway Railway Station Car Park officially opened today (5 March) in the presence of civic dignitaries and volunteers from Wychavon and the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR).   The GWSR reopened Broadway station at Easter 2018 after almost 60 years of closure. Since then it has carried more than...
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Evesham Community Contact Centre to relocate

Evesham Community Contact Centre to relocate   After almost 16 years on Abbey Road, Evesham Community Customer Contact Centre is moving to a new central base at Evesham Library on Wednesday 27 February.   The centre will close at 5pm on Tuesday 26 February and open again at 9.30am on Wednesday 27 February in the new area within the library. ...
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Community funding welcomed

Community funding welcomed   Executive Board tonight signed off £77,000 worth of community investment based on the recommendations of Wychavon’s Localism and Community Funding Advisory Panel. The funding which is made up of section 106 (developer contributions) and New Homes Bonus funding and is set to benefit a variety of worthy causes. £13,950 of New Homes...
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Wychavon to allocate £150,000 to support

Wychavon to allocate £150,000 to support high street plans                                               Following the well received retail seminar...
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Council Tax freeze recommended for second year running

Council Tax freeze recommended for second year running   Wychavon’s Executive Board are recommending a Council Tax freeze next year, meaning a Band D property will again pay just £120.08 for the district council’s services. If approved this will be the second year the Council Tax has been frozen. Last financial year this meant Wychavon had the eighth lowest Council Tax in...
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Residents can help shape future of high streets

Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of high streets across South Worcestershire. A telephone survey of some 1,800 people is being carried out as part of a Retail Study commissioned to inform the ongoing South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) Review. Researchers will be contacting residents by phone to ask them to take part in an in-depth interview...
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Wildlife mindlessly killed in fire at Avon Meadows

Pershore residents have been left devastated after a fire at Avon Meadows Community Wetland and Local Nature Reserve on Wednesday 9 January completely destroyed the pond dipping platform, used by local schools and other groups to learn about wetland wildlife.   Thanks to fire fighters, the blaze was contained, preventing it from spreading further, into the nearby reed beds,...
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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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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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