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Redditch Borough Council

Have your say on the future regeneration of Redditch

Residents across Redditch are being urged to take part in an important survey as part of the government’s Towns Fund initiative that could see Redditch benefit from upto £25m investment in schemes to help implement regeneration schemes. The message from Redditch Conservatives since 2017 has been around the need to #UnlockRedditch and release its full […]

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Remembrance Sunday in Redditch & Astwood Bank 2020

There were no formal events this year in Redditch owing to the ongoing impact and risks from the COVID-19 pandemic. In Redditch the decision was taken to move proceedings online and a video was produced and aired at the appropriate time. You can see the video here: In Astwood Bank a socially-distanced service went ahead […]

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Announcements Worcestershire County Council

Redditch Conservatives Choose Craig Warhurst and Mike Rouse to Contest Redditch South at County Hall

Local Conservative members in Redditch have voted to select sitting Borough Councillors Craig Warhurst and Mike Rouse to fight the Redditch South division for the County Council elections being held in May 2021. Whilst the format of the election is unclear owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the government has indicated it is keen to […]

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Announcements Executive Council Redditch CWO

Local members agree to a new Redditch Conservative Women’s Organisation

Party members based in Redditch last night voted to established a new branch of the Conservative Women’s Organisation, which will be an integral part of Redditch County Conservative Association going forwards. All local members – regardless of gender – were invited to attend a General Meeting held over Zoom in which the first officer team […]

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Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council Worcestershire County Council

More funding announced to reduce rough sleeping in Worcestershire

Rough sleepers in Redditch and across Worcestershire who were housed during the pandemic will be helped to stay in accommodation this year thanks to new Government funding. 274 local councils will share £91.5 million of Government funding to ensure interim accommodation and support for the most vulnerable people. In a joint bid by all six of Worcestershire’s district councils, they […]

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Redditch Borough Council

Cllr Akbar Launches Online Councillor Surgeries for Crabbs Cross Residents

A REDDITCH borough councillor is taking to the worldwide web – to get closer to the residents of his ward. Coun Salman Akbar (Con, Crabbs Cross) is conducting an online surgery for local people on Saturday, October 17 from 11am to 1pm to discuss any issues they are facing. “Councillor surgeries are a great way […]

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Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council

Redditch to benefit from £1 million investment to unlock the town’s full potential

It’s been confirmed Redditch will benefit from a £1 million funding boost this year to further accelerate investment across the town. As part of the Prime Minister’s ‘New Deal for Britain’, towns across England that have successfully been selected to receive investment via the Government’s Towns Fund will benefit from a share of £96 million to accelerate investment in […]

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Member of Parliament Worcestershire County Council

Rachel: Let’s all get active on Active Travel

WE seem to be talking about active travel more than ever – and this is great as we look to build back greener here in Redditch and across the UK. During the lockdown we saw massive increases in people walking and cycling. This appetite for active travel must be built on. We just can’t go […]

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Education

Pupils start returning to schools in England

Schools and colleges across England will start to welcome back pupils with protective measures in place to help keep young people and staff safe.

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Member of Parliament Redditch Borough Council Worcestershire County Council

£1m Welcome Boost for Redditch Train Station from ‘Getting Building Fund’

Local Conservatives have welcomed a further step forward in their vision for an improved train station for Redditch today with the announcement of an additional £1m funding from central government to help kick-start the scheme. The ‘Getting Building Fund’ was announced as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ style response to the economic […]