We’re backing Worcester’s small businesses' logo

Worcester City Council is proud to be supporting Small Business Saturday this weekend.

We’re committed to supporting independent traders in the city, offering business start-up grants of up to £1,000 and growth grants of up to £3,000. We also offer grants of up to £1,000 for employers recruiting apprentices and graduates.

To highlight the great range of small businesses working across our great city, the Mayor has been dropping in on shops and firms in The Tything area, assisted by Mike Doyle the CEO of TabCH – the local Community Hub. He’s keen to show that it’s not just the High Street where you can find great deals and fantastic customer services.

Tommy Atkins Centre opened on Sunday 12th November' logo

In Worcester a new centre for ex-servicemen had a grand opening.  The centre was opened at 1:30pm and is located at 26 Sansome Walk, Worcester.  It shares the venue with Aspie.   Storm troopers gathered on the road outside to mark the occasion and here are some pictures of the event...

Worcestershire Pride started on Saturday September 23rd' logo

An extravaganza of music and dance lit up the city this afternoon at the first ever Worcestershire Pride. The event kicked off at noon with a speech by Worcester Mayor Steve Mackay. The free inclusive event features live music and performances, a dance tent and a family area provided by Fortis Living. The event will continue with music and performance until 8pm. Chairman of Worcestershire Pride Andre Oldfield said: "The fact that this is happening in the first place is a massive move for Worcester.