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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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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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Uncontested seats mean some residents won't need to vote

Uncontested seats mean some residents won’t need to vote A total of eight seats in the Wychavon district elections and many more parishes are uncontested in the upcoming May elections. This means around 18,000 residents in the district will not need to vote. The following polling stations will not be used Abbots Morton Village Hall, Ashton Under Hill Social Centre, Aztec...
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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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