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Bold plan unveiled as Council Tax frozen

Road plan

 

Tackling traffic congestion in Evesham, creating new sporting destinations and cutting household waste are among a host of new promises unveiled by Wychavon to further improve the district. Councillors also pledged to freeze Wychavon's share of the Council Tax bill for the third year in a row. Read more.


Motorists face £150 fine

if they drop litter from vehicles

Litter cars

 

Motorists are being warned to keep their rubbish to themselves or face a £150 fine as part of a crackdown on roadside littering.

From Monday (3 February 2020) Wychavon's Civil Enforcement Officers will be able to issue Penalty Notices when they see rubbish being thrown out of vehicles. Read more.


£150,000 for electric vehicle chargers

Electric car

 

The number of electric vehicle charging points in Wychavon's public car parks is set to soar thanks to a £150,000 investment. Read more.


Warning over Council Tax scam

Council Tax scam

Residents are being warned to be on their guard against scammers cold calling them with fake offers of a Council Tax rebate. Malvern Hills District, Worcester City and Wychavon councils have all received reports from residents who have been targeted in this way in recent days. Read more


Grants on offer to support creative communities

Community grants cover

 

Wychavon is offering up to £50,000 worth of grants to fund creative community projects across the district. Charities and voluntary groups are being encouraged to apply to the Wychavon Community Grants Scheme to fund new and innovative projects that will make a lasting difference and improve quality of life. Read more.


Wychavon's toilets named the best in England

Church toilet

 

Wychavon officially boasts the best public toilets in England after scooping the title in the annual Loo of the Year Awards.

As well as the national title, judges were particularly impressed with the loo in Church Close in Broadway, naming it the best public toilet in a car park. Read more.