South Worcester Voice News

March 31 2020 Council tax support available for residents from Worcester City Council during pandemic

Council tax support available for residents from Worcester City Council during pandemic

Worcester City Council is encouraging residents who are facing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic to apply for council tax support... Read More


March 30 2020 Residents rally to help during virus pandemic

Residents rally to help during virus pandemic

Members of the community have rallied round to help their vulnerable or self-isolated neighbours in St Peter’s, Battenhall and Norton during the coronavirus pandemic. .. Read More


March 30 2020 Good neighbourly spirit was already evident in St Peter's

Good neighbourly spirit was already evident in St Peter's

The hyperlocal good neighbours spirit was already evident in St Peter’s Begonia and Orchid Closes and is proving pivotal during the coronavirus pandemic... Read More


March 30 2020 A 'staggering' response to call to action

A 'staggering' response to call to action

The man who launched a drive for volunteers to help their neighbours in Battenhall was “staggered” by the response to his call to action... Read More


March 30 2020 Unit put on standby to care for people recovering from virus

Unit put on standby to care for people recovering from virus

The Worcester City Impatient Unit based in Timberdine Close, Battenhall is on standby to admit patients recovering from coronavirus... Read More


March 30 2020 Events cancelled following need for social distancing

Events cancelled following need for social distancing

The coronavirus pandemic has caused events to be cancelled or postponed and premises to close. .. Read More


March 30 2020 Frontline NHS workers get their own shopping hour

Frontline NHS workers get their own shopping hour

NHS workers who had been working long and unsociable hours then finding supermarket shelves empty of essential foodstuffs have been given their own dedicated shopping hour at St Peter’s Tesco store... Read More


March 30 2020 School is put into special measures after critical report

School is put into special measures after critical report

Cherry Orchard Primary School has been put into special measures in the wake of a critical report by Ofsted. .. Read More


March 30 2020 Residents' shock as hedges cut down

Residents' shock as hedges cut down

Extensive cutting down of hedges and shrubs at Norton was carried out to beat the bird nesting season a land regeneration company has said... Read More


March 30 2020 Leaflet mistakenly showing Parkway station near the M4 is reprinted

Leaflet mistakenly showing Parkway station near the M4 is reprinted

People might have been wondering “what’s occurring?” when the motorway made famous in the BBC sitcom Gavin and Stacey was shown as being near to Worcestershire Parkway station in a promotional leaflet for its opening. .. Read More