Census 2021 in full swing in Wychavon

With 21 March fast approaching, Census 2021 is in full swing in the Wychavon District. Letters with unique access codes have been sent out to residents across the district and responses are already being sent in. Residents are required by law to complete the census on Sunday, 21 March or as soon as possible after and there is a risk of a £1,000 fin...

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Flag flown to mark Commonwealth Day 2021

The Commonwealth flag has been raised by Wychavon District Council to mark Commonwealth Day 2021. This morning (Monday 8 March), as the flag was raised outside the Civic Centre in Pershore, it became one of more than 1,000 other Commonwealth flags being raised in the Commonwealth countries around the world. Commonwealth Day is held on the second Mo...

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Local gifts your mum will love - blog

Mother's Day provides the perfect opportunity to show your mum how much she means to you. But how can you properly say "thank you" to the person who has loved and supported you your entire life? At a time when you can't treat your mum to a meal out or a spa day, finding that perfect way to say thank you is even harder. The good news is even though ...

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Households asked to take part in Census 2021

Households across the Wychavon District will be asked to take part in the next census in spring. Run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the census will be held on 21 March and is a once-in-a-decade survey that provides the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. Letters will soon be sent out with onli...

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Council tries out electric vehicles to collect waste across Wychavon

Wychavon District Council has tried out the use of environmentally friendly electric vehicles to collect waste across the district. FCC Environment (the council's contracted waste management company) were supplied with an electric refuse collection vehicle in December last year, as well as a fully electric sweeper in January as part of a demonstrat...

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Council flies Pride flag for LGBT+ History Month

Wychavon District Council is flying the rainbow flag in celebration of LGBT+ History Month. LGBT+ History Month is an annual celebration which runs throughout February and aims to promote equality and inclusivity. It also aims to teach people about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil r...

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Measures announced to support Covid-19 recovery

An ambitious package of measures has been unveiled by Wychavon to help the district recover from the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The announcement includes a freeze on Wychavon's share of the Council Tax bill for the fourth year in a row. This means the average Band D household will continue to pay £120.08 for Wychavon's services from Ap...

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