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10:07am Friday 11th April 2014
Young people from around the county have voted for their favourite teen title published last year (2013). At an exciting quiz and celebration event in the Council Chamber last Thursday (March 27), a packed Council Chamber heard Rick Yancey's The 5th Wave voted as best read.
10:58am Tuesday 8th April 2014
Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership has submitted its Strategic Economic Plan for Worcestershire to Central Government following an extensive consultation process that involved over 150 local businesses, local authorities and other public and third sector stakeholders.
4:36pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
Rail users at Worcester Foregate Street Station and Malvern Link will have noticed the major improvements which the two stations have undergone, including new entrance canopies, surfacing and internal cladding at Foregate Street and a brand new booking office, waiting facilities with toilets, access ramp and car park remodelling at Malvern Link.
4:29pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
Worcestershire County Council is pleased to announce that Bromsgrove's new multi-million pound railway station will soon become a reality as work kicked off following a special sod-cutting ceremony at the site on Thursday, March 13.
11:49am Monday 3rd February 2014
The scheme, run by Worcestershire County Council, the District Councils, the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce – plus other expert business partners, has helped over 250 Worcestershire businesses to start up or grow in 2013 and given support and information to over 1,200 companies in the last year.
1:15pm Friday 31st January 2014
The first ever Resource Efficient Worcestershire Conference took place on 28th January 2014 at the Worcestershire Cricket Club. Around 90 business delegates attended, hearing first hand how to save money and save energy.
12:34pm Friday 31st January 2014
If you've been inspired to explore you family history over the Festive period then look no further. In 2014, Worcestershire County Council is inviting you to find out more about the wealth of Family History resources available at the Hive...
3:21pm Thursday 30th January 2014
Youngsters aged between three and nine years can learn about the age of dangerous dinosaurs, from savage meat-eaters like the Tyrannosaurus Rex to armour plated plant eaters, Stegosaurus and Triceratops.
4:54pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014
12:06pm Friday 10th January 2014
Choose how you move in Redditch are encouraging residents and employees to get on their bikes to fight off the seasonal blues from Monday, January 20, 2014 and take part in the Winter Redditch Cycle Challenge.
12:00pm Friday 10th January 2014
Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service at The Hive has been awarded funding of £15,000 from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust towards the preservation of a number of fragile account books from the Croome estate in recognition of the exceptional historical importance of this archive.
11:19am Tuesday 31st December 2013
The half-price bus fare offer on services in/out of Evesham town centre will remain in place until the Abbey Bridge re-opens to traffic. People are being reminded that the half-price bus fare offer on all services in and out of Evesham Town Centre, which has been operating since September, has been extended and will remain in place until the Abbey Bridge and Viaduct re-opens.
5:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
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10:25am Friday 27th September 2013
Worcestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council are hosting a special "Meet Your Buyers" event on Tuesday, October 8 at the Three Counties Showground, to encourage social enterprises to do business with them.
5:39pm Thursday 26th September 2013
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3:03pm Thursday 12th September 2013
Worcestershire County Council's 'Choose how you move in Redditch' programme is encouraging women to take part in a survey which will help influence policy and decision-making of a planned cycling strategy in the county.
3:58pm Tuesday 10th September 2013
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11:43am Thursday 8th August 2013
The Worcestershire Hub is reminding residents with Concessionary Travel Passes expiring within the next three months to renew online or by phone ahead of expiry, to prevent any interruptions to their freedom to travel.
11:24am Thursday 8th August 2013
As part of the creepy Summer Reading Challenge, there's an opportunity for children aged between 4 and 11 to enjoy stories and take part in a range of craft activities which include making finger puppets, masks and a dancing skeleton to hang in the library.
4:03pm Tuesday 6th August 2013
3:57pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013
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12:00am Thursday 18th July 2013
3:13pm Wednesday 17th July 2013
Children and young people up to the age of 19 in full time education within the county are being encouraged to enter the potentially life changing competition. The Beacon Camera Club, a registered charity based in Malvern, is once again playing host to the popular competition which it operates in association with the Worcestershire County Council Children’s Services Directorate. The winning photographers will receive a photographic training day, a mounted print of their winning image, and other photographic items. There is no theme and images can be on any subject they choose and taken on any camera which produces digital images. Trevor Bell, from Beacon Camera Club said: "Everyone has a photograph that they take and think 'wow that’s really good, or arty or just takes your breath away' this competition aims to help children and young people across the county to share and celebrate their achievement of their perfect picture".