Councillor Calls for First Play Area in St. Stephen

By Patrick | 22 July 2024

A City Councillor has called for a play area to be set up in St Stephen ward, which currently has no play areas at all within its boundaries. Speaking at the Place and Economic Development Committee (PED), Councillor Alex Mace said “There are a number of great play areas just over the border, in Gheluvelt […]

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Free summer holiday ideas in Worcester for family fun

By Patrick | 21 July 2024

A MUM who also serves as a city councillor has compiled a helpful list of fun activities for families to enjoy for free over the summer holidays. Cllr Katie Collier has produced a list of activities for families to enjoy free of charge in Worcester this summer. With some families struggling during the cost of living […]

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Five Worcester parks retain prestigious Green Flag status

By Patrick | 19 July 2024

Five Worcester parks and green spaces have received a prestigious environmental award. Gheluvelt Park, Fort Royal Park, Cripplegate Park, Riverside Park and Astwood Cemetery and Crematorium have all maintained their internationally-recognised Green Flag status. The accolade is given in recognition of the high quality and environmental management of the public parks and green spaces. Chair […]

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Worcestershire Royal Hospital parking problems: watch

By Patrick | 17 July 2024

A SHOCKING speeded up video shows queues of traffic snaking around a Worcester hospital site as calls are renewed to allow patients to use the empty car parks at nearby County Hall. The video, made by Cllr Katie Collier, shows traffic queuing for 90 minutes to get out of the Worcestershire Royal Hospital car park in […]

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Worcester Themmadi host UK tug-of-war competition at Nunnery

By Patrick | 16 July 2024

CROWDS of more than a thousand gathered to watch a national tug-of-war competition as the hosts continue to pull together to find a new home after they were forced to leave their old one. Large crowds gathered to watch the All UK tug-of-war tournament at Nunnery Wood Sports Complex in Spetchley Road, Worcester hosted by Worcester […]

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County Hall closed so let Worcester hospital patients use it

By Patrick | 14 July 2024

COUNTY Hall bosses have ruled out letting hospital patients and visitors use its car parks even though they are virtually empty while the building is closed because of legionella. The suggestion came from Green Party councillor Andrew Cross to relieve pressure on the car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in Worcester after he witnessed people […]

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Tor Pingree Green Party MP candidate

Thank you for voting Green

By Matthew | 6 July 2024

I’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted Green in last week’s general election. Our share of the vote has been gradually going up and it was good to see so many people who have been voting Green in the local elections now starting to vote Green in general elections too. […]

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Former Labour member calls on you to vote Green…

By Patrick | 1 July 2024

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Lots of support for Tor Pingree as Green Party Candidate

By Patrick | 28 June 2024

Lots of people in Worcester are showing their support for Tor to be Worcester’s next MP and urging voters to vote green by putting up a Green Party poster.So many that we ran out of posters for a while, but as these are now back in stock. Why not join in and show your support […]

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Question Time at King’s Worcester

By Patrick | 27 June 2024

There was lively discussion and debate in College Hall at King’s Worcester on Monday evening (24th June red.), as the School hosted a Question Time style meeting with local parliamentary candidates. All the candidates for election were invited to take part, and Mel Allcott spoke for the Liberal Democrats, Marc Bayliss for the Conservative and […]

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Cllr Matt Jenkins injured after being knocked off his bike

By Patrick | 22 June 2024

A WORCESTER councillor has called for more to be done to protect cyclists after he was knocked off his bike and ended up in an ambulance.  Cllr Matthew Jenkins, who represents Worcester-St Stephen at Worcestershire County Council, said he has been hit by a car twice in the past eight months while cycling. He believes ‘the […]

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West Mercia chief constable Kyle Gordon: Green Party reacts

By Patrick | 22 June 2024

Worcester’s Green MP candidate says the post of police and crime commissioner has become too politicised after the fallout over the force’s missing chief constable. Tor Pingree, the Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Worcester, made the comments after it was revealed the preferred candidate for chief constable would not be taking up the post. Metropolitan police commander Kyle Gordon will not now take […]

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