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Worcester BID provides a variety of offers to its levy paying businesses, employees of BID businesses and members of the public.
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Worcestershire Business Central will be holding a series of Brexit Drop-in events. The Worcester session will take place on Monday 18 March, 13:30 – 15:30 at The Guildhall Worcester, WR1 2EY. They will provide businesses with information to help understand and plan for the various scenarios of Brexit. With the United Kingdom (UK) leaving the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019, the sessions will give local businesses the opportunity to hear from key speakers who will offer relevant information and guidance on preparing for Brexit.
*** Details by Worcestershire Business Central, 11/03/2019 ***
Worcester City Council is asking city residents and businesses for their views on the potential introduction of new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in the city centre. The Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) can restrict activities in a certain area, thus prohibiting negative behaviours that affect the quality of life of residents and visitors to the city centre. A breach of a PSPO is a criminal offence and can be enforced.
The council is considering introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in the city centre that will address anti-social behaviour experienced by residents and visitors. If introduced, the PSPO will prohibit:
To read the full article and for the link to the consultation, please click here. This consultation closes on 24/04/2019.
*** Details by Worcester City Council, 28/02/2019 ***
Our ‘Worcester Cares’ partners, St. Paul’s Hostel have asked us to invite you to attend their annual event which will outline their services to some of the cities most vulnerable people.
The event will be held on the Wednesday 27th March from 7:30am-9:30am at the Army Reserve Centre, Pheasant Street. Read the full invite here.
You can book your place at the meeting here.
Click here for more information about the Worcester Cares initiative.
*** Details submitted by St Paul’s Hostel, February 2019 ***
You may already be aware that Worcester City was awarded £3 million from the Cultural Development Fund. Through the scheme, Worcester’s railway arches are set to be transformed into a major new cultural destination for the city. In addition to this, a Festivals Hub will be established in the arches, delivering festivals and cultural events across Worcester and supporting the creative industries through skills development and volunteer opportunities.
You are invited to attend an open meeting on Monday 4 March to find out more about the project and the impact it will have on the city.
The meeting will take place from 2.00pm – 4.00pm at the Guildhall, High Street, Worcester WR1 2EY. If you’d like to attend, please book your free place here by 28th February.
The Cultural Development Fund is administered by Arts Council England and we are pleased that representatives will attend the meeting, along with members of the project team. We will be providing further information about plans for the area and will answer questions from attendees. For further information about the fund, please click here.
*** This invite has been sent by Worcester City Council on 12/02/2019 ***
HoW College ignites future success following investment for engineering facilities from Worcestershire LEP.
Working in partnership with Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Heart of Worcestershire College (HoW College) is set to embark on the first stage of a major capital project in engineering.
Complementing the government’s ‘Year of Engineering’, the initial £1.2million investment will give HoW College’s engineering students access to new and advanced engineering and manufacturing equipment alongside newly created electrical installation workshops and a Centre of Digital Engineering (CODE).
The project has been part funded following a £600,000 investment from Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership through the Government’s Growth Deal.
Read the full press release here.
*** Details submitted by Heart of Worcestershire College, 20/01/2019 ***
Museums Worcestershire (a partnership between Worcester City and Worcestershire County Council) is inviting proposals at this stage, for a catering concession at the Balcony Café at Worcester Art Gallery and Museum.
The Art Gallery and Museum is housed in a historic building on Foregate Street in a busy and thriving area of the city. The gallery runs a lively programme of contemporary exhibitions, events and workshops attracting an audience of over 60,000 visitors per year. The gallery spaces are light, bright and welcoming and all areas of the building are fully accessible. The Balcony Café serves as both a tranquil refuge from the hustle and bustle of Foregate Street and a great place to meet friends and family.
To view the tender document please click here. Proposals must be received by the Museums Business Manager at the Art Gallery and Museum, Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1DT by 4.00pm on 2nd January, 2019.
*** Details submitted by Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, 05/12/2018 ***
Tuesday 11th December, 16:00 – 19:00
Wednesday 12th December, 11:00 – 14:00
at The Guildhall Worcester (High Street)
More information can be found at www.worcestershire.gov.uk/shambles
*** Details received, 05/12/2018 ***
Haines Watts Business Breakfast – Tuesday 4th December
7.30am – 9.30am, The Hive
Is your business ready for Making Tax Digital? If not then you need to act now.
Making Tax Digital comes into force for VAT registered companies from 1st April 2019. Are you ready?
Haines Watts are hosting a free Business Breakfast and networking event with Tim Pearce, Managing Partner of Haines Watts Worcester & Evesham.
This session will explain it all and help you to gain a clear understanding of what can be expected.
To book a ticket please follow this link: http://ow.ly/bu0l30mGm2z
*** Details submitted by The Hive, Dec 2018 ***
Shoppers taking advantage of late night opening in city shops on Thursday evenings are now able to park free of charge after 6pm on Thursdays each week up to and including 20 December.
On Sundays shoppers can pay for three hours and get the rest of the day free. This offer will run up to and including Sunday 23 December.
Read the full article here
*** Details by WCC, 03/12/18 ***
The University joined forces with Worcester City Council and local businesses and organisations, including Worcester Bosch, on sustainability projects, which have now won two silver Green Apple Awards.
The first project was Go Green Week, which featured a week of activities in the City centre designed to get people thinking about what they could do to lead more sustainable lives. The second was Energize Worcester, which works with students and landlords to look at boiler controls in shared student housing.
Read the full story here.
*** Details submitted by Worcester University, 22/11/2018 ***
Consultation is open now on the new City Centre Masterplan, which sees Worcester becoming a national and international tourist destination, and an even better place to live with more employment, housing and leisure opportunities for residents.Residents can have their say on the vision for the Worcester of 2040 proposed in the City Centre Masterplan.
To view the full article and supporting documentation on the City Council website, please click here.
The deadline for responses is 5pm on November 7.
*** Details by WCC, October 2018 ***
To improve the environment of pedestrianised areas in Worcester city centre, the Council proposes to make amendments to the existing Traffic Regulation Order along the lengths of the
following roads, designated as public highways:
• High Street
• Broad Street
• Mealcheapen Street
• Pump Street
• Friar Street (part)
• Copenhagen Street (part)
• The Cornmarket (part)
• Angel Place
• Angel Street
• Church Street
• Bank Street
• The Shambles
Please click here to review the document.
The pre-consultation will finish on 28.02.18 and a full report will be published in due course on the website:
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