HERE is a round-up of the most important planning stories from around Worcester this week.

80-bed care home next to Old Northwick Farm in Northwick

Plans to build a new 80-bed care home on the edge of the city were put forward this week. Northwick Developments Ltd has put forward a plan to build a two-storey £9 million care home off Northwick Road in Northwick near Worcester.

Rejected 'green space' Spetchley Road home plan is back - and bigger - after inspector overrules council

A plan to build a home on ‘green space’ in Nunnery Lane off Spetchley Road next to a bungalow known as Rose Villa has been resubmitted after a government inspector overturned the council’s decision to refuse it – but the house will be six bedrooms rather than the four originally submitted and rejected by Worcester City Council.

Persimmon has caused "mayhem and misery" - councillor blasts developer as more homes approved

Cllr Charles Tucker has hit out at housing developer Persimmon for causing "mayhem and misery" in Pershore after it was granted permission to build another 196 new homes in the town.

Concerned villagers say Crowle near Worcester would not cope with 12 new homes

Concerned villagers have said schools and roads could not cope if a plan to build 12 affordable homes was given the go-ahead. Platform Housing has put forward a plan to build the new homes on vacant land off Froxmere Road in Crowle near Worcester.

Concerns building 100 new homes in Droitwich would add to traffic misery

Concerns about more traffic misery on routes which have already suffered long delays were raised over a plan to build 100 more homes in Droitwich. The plan by Countrywide Project Management Ltd would see up to 100 homes built on land between the M5 motorway and Tagwell Road in Droitwich.