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Peddlers in illegal tobacco feel the heat

Worcester Council Feed - 4 hours 42 min ago
During 2021/22, Worcestershire County Council’s Trading Standards team removed over 200,000 illegal cigarettes and over 57Kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco from outlets within the County.
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Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Delicious Orie fronts new suicide prevention video - ‘We’re in your corner’

Worcester Council Feed - Sun, 08/07/2022 - 15:53
Locally based boxer and Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Delicious Orie is putting his weight behind a new video to support men’s suicide prevention.
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A4440 Southern Link Road now open

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 15:36
The final stage of the works enabling the A4440 Southern Link Road to open between the Ketch and Powick roundabouts is now complete.
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BIPC Worcestershire announces record year for supporting local businesses

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 14:51
In the last year, Business and IP Centre (BIPC) Worcestershire has helped over 1,000 local entrepreneurs to start, manage and expand successful small businesses.
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Worcestershire County Council has three countryside sites celebrating Green Flag Award success today.

Worcester Council Feed - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 10:05
Worcestershire County Council has three countryside sites celebrating Green Flag Award success today.
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Positive end to the term for Worcestershire Youth Cabinet

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 10:25
As schools celebrate the end of term, Worcestershire’s Youth Cabinet came together to celebrate their achievements at the end of another year.
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Financial support available for Worcestershire businesses seeking to employ local graduates

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 10:22
Worcestershire County Council is encouraging local businesses to consider employing recent graduates, in a bid to retain talent and skills within the county.
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Holding out a hand to the Gypsy and Traveller community 

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 16:24
A new video has been produced to help start more conversations about mental health and suicide within the Gypsy and Traveller community in Worcestershire.
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Over 60 pieces of plastic thrown away by each household every week

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 10:09
Did you know that on average each household throw away 66 pieces of plastic every week?
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Social Work Academy honoured at awards ceremony

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 09:56
Worcestershire County Council’s Social Work Academy was honoured at this year’s University of Worcester Health & Social Care Mentor Awards.
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Shrub Hill Quarter re-development set to move forward

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 09:50
Another step forward was taken today as Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet gave the green light for the next phase of development on the Shrub Hill Quarter in Worcester.
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A4440 Southern Link Road set for phased opening

Worcester Council Feed - Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:10
The final stage of the works enabling the A4440 Southern Link Road to open between the Ketch and Powick Roundabouts will be completed over the next few weeks.
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Someone I care about took their own life. Where can I find support?

Worcester Council Feed - Tue, 07/19/2022 - 15:17
If you’ve been affected by the death of someone who took their own life, help is now available in Worcestershire.
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Stay safe during hot weather

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 07/15/2022 - 15:23
Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to stay safe during the incoming heatwave.
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Gritters taken out of hibernation to save Worcestershire’s roads

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 07/15/2022 - 14:15
Gritters are on stand-by across Worcestershire to help prevent roads from melting in hot weather.
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Bronze soldier statue unveiled in Norton

Worcester Council Feed - Fri, 07/15/2022 - 10:11
A bronze statue paying tribute to the men who served in the Worcestershire Regiment and the contributions they made in the First World War and Second World War has been unveiled in the village of Norton.
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Letting agents reminded of their duties ahead of regional project checking compliance

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/14/2022 - 15:42
Letting agents failing to comply with the law on protecting tenants’ and landlords’ money, or other legal requirements, could face fines of up to £30,000 when the 14 local Trading Standards authorities across the wider West Midlands region embark on a funded project to look at compliance with these legal protections.
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Newly adopted Minerals Plan will inform planning decisions in Worcestershire

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:39
A new minerals plan has now been adopted by Worcestershire County Council following a full council meeting today (14 July).
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Have your say on proposed alternative to footbridge over the A38

Worcester Council Feed - Thu, 07/14/2022 - 10:34
An alternative to a pedestrian and cycling footbridge linking the two severed ends of Old Station Road on either side of the A38 in Bromsgrove has been proposed.
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Find your family with three million county records now available on Ancestry

Worcester Council Feed - Tue, 07/12/2022 - 13:26
Almost 3 million records from the Worcestershire archives have gone live on the Ancestry website for people to search.
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