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Council trying to save declining habitats

Pollinators including bees have been declining in the UK. Photo: Getty Images

COUNCIL workers have been working hard to try to save habitats.

10:30am Saturday 22 October 2016

£70m Carrington Bridge dualling on the horizon after council invites firms to bid over 'design and build'

BUSY: Worcester's Carrington Bridge, which the county council is now tendering for to get it dualled.

HOPES of dualling Worcester's congested Carrington Bridge have moved a step closer - with the hunt launched to find a firm to build it.

12:17pm Wednesday 26 October 2016

Council tax expected to rise in Worcester - with city leaders blaming the Government

GUILDHALL: The home of Worcester City Council.

COUNCIL tax is set to rise in Worcester - with households warned to expect years of increases.

6:00am Thursday 27 October 2016

We're ready! Worcestershire stockpiles 5,000 extra tonnes of salt in expectation of an "unusually harsh winter"

GRIT: Councillor Marcus Hart, cabinet member for highways with Juan Ortiz from the contractor Ringway.

GRITTING teams are on standby in Worcestershire - with 17,000 tonnes of salt at the ready for a cold winter.

11:49am Monday 24 October 2016

Two Worcestershire MPs back call for new county link road

LINK: Nigel Huddleston and Harriett Baldwin looking at the plans for Pershore with Phil Merrick, from Wychavon District Council.

CALLS are growing for a new multi-million pound link road in Worcestershire to ease congestion.

10:52am Monday 24 October 2016

No turning back: £3m children's centre cuts in Worcestershire to go ahead

COUNTY HALL: The HQ of Worcestershire County Council.

CHILDREN'S centre cuts in Worcestershire are going ahead - despite a last-ditch attempt from campaigners to get it ditched today.

3:03pm Friday 21 October 2016

Revealed: how Worcestershire's new-look Eastham Bridge will look

BRIDGE: This is how Worcestershire County Council expects the new Eastham Bridge to look.

THE first image of a replacement for a Grade II listed Worcestershire bridge which shockingly collapsed have been revealed.

10:16am Thursday 27 October 2016

Firms to be asked about business confidence following Brexit decision

PRIORITY: Cllr Dr Ken Pollock, cabinet member for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills

BUSINESSES across Worcestershire are to be asked for their views on the current economic climate and what can be done to support them following the EU referendum result.

10:30am Monday 24 October 2016

Junk food capital: Worcester outstrips almost the entire region for fast food takeaways

FAST FOOD: McDonald's is among the takeaways in Worcester.

A NEW junk food map shows Worcester has the third highest density of takeaways in the whole of the West Midlands - sparking concern the huge number of fast food outlets is fuelling an "obesity epidemic".

6:12am Tuesday 25 October 2016

Time running out to apply for school places

File photo dated 03/12/03 of pupils during a lesson. Schools are braced for "strike" action by children after tens of thousands of people signed a petition supporting a boycott in protest over exams for six- and seven-year-olds. PRESS ASSOCIATIO

TIME is running out for parents in Worcestershire to apply for secondary school places.

3:01pm Monday 24 October 2016
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