Vote for Wychavon’s parks to become the nation’s favourite

 Wychavon residents are being urged to vote for their local Green Flag park to become the nation's favourite. Organised by Keep Britain Tidy, the People's Choice Awards aim to find the country's top ten parks from a record-breaking 1,970 awarded Green Flag Award status by the charity.In July, Abbey Park and Workman Gardens in Evesham, Vines Pa...
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Project showcasing Evesham’s history to launch in autumn

 An art installation which will project photographs of Evesham's history onto the Almonry Museum is set to launch this autumn. The Almonry Projection, which is part of the Enlighten Project, has been approved by Wychavon planners to run for one year.In autumn, every night from dusk to 11pm, a variety of still photographs will be projected slow...
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OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 comes to Pershore

 Up to 120 of the world's best cyclists are set to ride through Pershore this month as the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 comes to the market town. The OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019 is a 1,250km race held over eight days starting in Glasgow on Saturday, 7 September, and ending in Manchester on Saturday, 14 September.More than 5,000 spectato...
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Wychavon’s town centres undergo annual deep clean

 Town centres across Wychavon are undergoing an annual clean-up. Wychavon District Council's contractors, FCC Environment, are out in force using specialist equipment to scrub the pavements to remove dirt, stains and chewing gum.The deep cleanse started in Pershore last week and will also be carried out in Evesham and Droitwich Spa town centre...
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Wychavon residents have the chance to meet their local councillors

 Wychavon residents will have the chance to raise any questions they may have with their local councillor at two events next month. Visitors at Pebworth Party in the Park will be able to meet Thomas Havemann-Mart, district councillor for Honeybourne and Pebworth ward, on Sunday, 1 September. He will be on hand to answer any queries from 12pm a...
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Improvements to Corporation and Crown Meadow

Works are planned to Corporation Meadow to upgrade the existing riverside path to make it better for cyclists and those on foot.  The 400 metre path will be upgraded from an uneven stony path to a smoother tarmac surface making it smoother and more accessible to cyclists. The path runs from Abbey Bridge to the fish-fry and the route will remai...
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Action promised on Evesham eyesore

Wychavon is today reassuring residents that action is being taken to ensure the shop front on 16 High St. Evesham will be restored as quickly as possible following its removal.  Strong concerns have been raised over the frontage which has been removed leaving a huge hole at the front of the building which is positioned in a conservation area. ...
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Circus acts and puppet shows return to Wychavon’s parks

 Free circus fun and puppet shows will be returning to Wychavon's parks over the summer holidays for children and families to enjoy. Clive Chandler's World Famous Punch and Judy Show will be back in Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich by popular demand.The Circus Skills Workshops will also return and will offer feather balancing, plate spinning ju...
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Droitwich students create summer activity programme thanks to council funding

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 Ted Cox, Adam Keen, supported by their teachers John Humfress and Matt Gardner, put together the activity programme, designed and produced leaflets and posters and created a website.From street theat...
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Prestigious awards raise the flag for Wychavon’s parks

Five popular parks in Wychavon have been recognised once again by the prestigious Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the best in the United Kingdom.Abbey Park and Workman Gardens in Evesham, Vines Park and Lido Park in Droitwich Spa, and Abbey Park in Pershore have all received Green Flag status. The international award, now into its third decade, ...
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Council backs £2.5million sporting investment

Councillors have backed plans to invest £2.5million into sporting facilities across Wychavon. At an Executive Board meeting on Wednesday (24 July) councillors agreed to invest £1.5million into creating a new artificial 3G pitch, energy efficient floodlighting, changing rooms and social area at Evesham United Football Club, and another £1million int...
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Chance for Badsey residents to meet their local councillor

 Badsey residents will have the chance to meet their local councillor at a popular flower show next week. Councillor Mark Goodge (Badsey Ward) will be available at Badsey Flower Show from 1pm on Saturday, 20 July, to answer any queries and talk about what Wychavon is doing in the area.The show, which will be held on the Recreation Ground on Sa...
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Vote for Evesham’s Abbey Park to become UK’s Best Park 201

A popular park in Evesham is officially in the running to become the UK's Best Park 2019.Abbey Park has been nominated for the prestigious accolade which celebrates the nation's parks and green spaces. People will have until Monday 19 August to vote for the park, after which the shortlist will be announced. The one park with the highest number of p...
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Wychavon parishes to benefit from New Homes Bonus funding

 Street lighting, footpaths and a new play area are among a series of projects set to benefit from nearly £31,000 of funding from Wychavon District Council. At a meeting on 26 June, the Communities and Funding Advisory Panel approved the New Homes Bonus funding which will go to seven parish councils and one parish meeting in the Wychavon distr...
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Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

Wychavon District Council has once again raised a flag to mark the start of a week of recognition leading up to Armed Forces Day. Today (Monday), the Chairman of Wychavon, Cllr Frances Smith, hosted a flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre in Pershore, to recognise the contribution made by all military communities past and present.Cadets, ex-mil...
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Councillors meet with First Bus to discuss future plans

Councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have met with First Bus to discuss the future of services in both districts.The meeting followed the announcement by FirstGroup that First Bus will be separating from the company, by sale or other means.Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands, met with councillors at...
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Council grants aim to improve communities across Wychavon

Groups and organisations across Wychavon have the chance to apply for a grant of up to £500 to help improve their community.The 'Wychavon Active Parishes Grant' offers funding between £100 and £500 to local voluntary groups, sports clubs, parish councils, schools and charitable organisations.Groups can apply for grants for new projects that increas...
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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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Residents can raise concerns about crime in Evesham South at drop in session

Councillors, police officers and Neighbourhood Watch representatives will come together this weekend to offer support to Evesham South residents concerned about crime in their area. A drop-in session will be held from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, 8 June, at St Richard's Hall in Mayfair, Evesham.Residents will have the chance to express their concerns ab...
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Your chance to influence Wychavon’s work

Residents are being offered the opportunity to directly influence Wychavon's work supporting communities, dealing with rural issues and regenerating town centres. Volunteers are being sought to become co-opted members of one of Wychavon's three advisory panels – Communities and Funding, Rural Matters and Town Centres. All three panels have a key ro...
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