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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 […]

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Comment by our Activists Education

For our young people, getting into an apprenticeship offers the best of both worlds, an income providing independence, responsibility, accountability and maturity whilst still gaining an education and qualifications.

This is an article in our Comment by our Activists series where we hear from our local party members and activists on a wide range of topics. If you’re a member and would like to submit your own article please email it to office@redditchconservatives.org.uk Tonight after putting my 2 younger children to bed I sat […]

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Redditch Borough Council

Regeneration Schemes in Redditch

The regeneration of Redditch is an opportunity for our town to become a more positive place to live, run a business and/or raise a family. Details of all the various schemes can be found here on the NWEDR website here: http://www.nwedr.org.uk/invest/major-projects/redditch/ Once you’ve taken a look and had a think about the future of our […]

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Redditch Conservatives Seeks Your Priorities for 2020 and Beyond – Take our Survey!

Redditch Conservatives have launched their latest survey to help them ensure they continue to deliver on the priorities that are important to the people of Redditch during 2020 and beyond. The survey, which takes around 20 minutes to complete, asks a range of multiple choice and freeform questions to enable residents to let the party […]

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Redditch Borough Council

Redditch Conservatives remains committed to sustainable support for our voluntary and community sector organisations in Redditch

Redditch Conservatives, as the party in political control of Redditch Borough Council, is committed to the voluntary and community sector in Redditch, which does fantastic work for the people of our Borough.  It is true the long term finances of Redditch Borough Council must be secured, which is under a Section 24 notice following years […]