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A chance to let them get messy
A new sensory play group for parents and children will be starting again every Friday from September.
A guide to service charges
Your share of the landlord’s costs is known as a service charge. These vary considerably. See here for details.
A Legal Summary
This page provides a short summary of the law on Police powers, and the legal position relating to public land and private land.
Abandoned Vehicle
Contact Abandoned Vehicle Department
Abbey Stadium Sports Centre
For your Sporting needs the Abbey Stadium Sports Centre caters to a wide range of activities.
Abbey Stadium swimming pool lane etiquette
Here are the etiquette guidelines for swimming in the Abbey Stadium swimming pool lane.
Abbey Stadium
Contact Abbey Stadium
About Redditch
Redditch is set within the beautiful county of Worcestershire and at the heart of the British motorway network.
Act On Energy website
link to Act On Energy website: At Act on Energy we encourage energy conservation by providing free and impartial advice to householders and small businesses
Acting Head of Community Services
Contact the Acting Head of Community Services
Activ8 summer special
Here's your guide to a host of fun activities in Redditch this summer. Make your holiday sizzle!
Activity Prices
Here are the prices for the various sports and fitness activities at our leisure centres.
Adaptations, alterations, improvements
If you are a council tenant here's how you may carry out improvements to your home.
Adopted Roads (Highways)
Contact Adopted Roads (Highways)
Advice and guidance
Choosing the right qualifications and courses often needs expert help and advice. Learningonline offers a free, impartial advice and guidance service to help people make informed choices for education and work.
Advice on drugs and alcohol
We work closely with a number of local drug and alcohol services for young people.
Advice on planning permission and hardstandings
Here is some informal planning advice on making hardstandings, for householders.
Affordable housing and you
An element of affordable housing element is required on all new residential schemes in Redditch. Find out more here.
Affordable Housing Viability Assessment
Here is the Affordable Housing Viability Assessment for Local Plan 4.
Air pollution and quality
The law requires certain industrial and other installations to get a permit to reduce and prevent air pollution down to acceptable levels. See more here from Worcestershire Regulatory Services.
Alcohol in pregnancy
Help eliminate the risks to your baby that alcohol is known to create.
Alcohol, entertainment & late night refreshment licences
If you want to supply alcohol or provide late night refreshment or certain entertainments you will need a licence from us.
All Chain-ge at Redditch Council
It was all change last night at Redditch Borough Council’s Annual General Meeting where a new Mayor was appointed and portfolio holders chosen.
Allotment prices
Here are the prices, including for water and concessionary rates, for our allotments.
Allotments Team
Contact Allotments
Allotments are a great way to be active, socialise and grow fruit and vegetables. There are 790 allotment plots in Redditch!
External link to the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre
Animal boarding establishments - National guidance
Animal boarding - Here is the national guidance on Animal boarding establishments from GOV.UK.
Animal boarding establishments
If you want to offer facilities for looking after cats or dogs away from the owner’s home you will need a licence from us.
Animal licences
There are several types of licence requirements if you are handling animals.
Annual Audit Findings
The Council is required by law to have its accounts audited annually by independently appointed auditors
Annual Canvass 2015
Our annual canvass has begun and it's time to update your voter registration details.
Annual Monitoring Report
Our Annual Monitoring Report sets out progress in terms of producing the Local Plan and implementing policies.
Ante and Postnatal Care
There's lots of information and support available as you go through your pregnancy.
Antenatal Clinics
We host ante-natal clinics run by midwives, and we're here to welcome and support you as you go through this care.
Anti social behaviour
Contact Anti social behaviour
Appeal a benefit decision
If you disagree with a decision we have made you can appeal. Here's how.
Appeal a homelessness decision
If you aren't happy with our decision in relation to your homelessness, you have the right of appeal - you can do it here.
Appeal a penalty charge
Here are all the details about appealing a Penalty Charge Notice.
Apply for a Blue Badge
External Link to Worcestershire County Council Blue Badge Scheme
Apply for a disabled parking space
If you have a Blue Badge and experience problems accessing your property, you can request a disabled parking bay to be created close by.
Apply for planning permission
Normally if you wish to develop land or buildings you will have to apply to us for planning permission.
Apply Now For Community Grants
Voluntary and community groups are being invited to bid for the latest round of grants of up to £500, from Redditch Borough Council.
Apply now for Sportivate Funding
Young people across the borough could get more opportunities to get involved in sport and active living thanks to the next round of Sportivate funding.
Apply to buy: a 10 step guide
A step by step guide on how to go through the Right to Buy process.
Aquafit is a fun pool based session designed to get you fit without putting any strain on your joints.
Are you Recycling Ready?
Think you know about recycling? Take our tricky quiz to see how you score. It’s not easy! Watch the videos for more info.
Are you worried about a child?
Are you worried about a child? Information on what to do if you have any concerns about a particular child or young person and feel that they may be in need of protection or safeguarding.
Armed Forces Covenant
A voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian community and its local Armed Forces Community
Arrange a community litter pick
If you would like to arrange a litter pick in your local area we can give you lots of support.
Arrow Vale Sports Centre
Contact Arrow Vale Sports Centre
Arrow Valley Country Park
At 900 acres Arrow Valley Country Park is the largest area of open space in Redditch - and it’s not just a beautiful environment, it’s packed full of things to see and do.
Arrow Valley Health Walks
A variety of health walks start at 11am every Monday and Thursday (excluding some bank holidays) from Arrow Valley Countryside Centre.
Arrow Valley Visitor Centre Contact
contact Arrow Valley Visitor Centre
Arrow Valley Visitor Centre
Find out what's going on at the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre here - it's run by a private company.
Arrow Valley Visitors Centre
External link to the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre
Artist and arts organisation support
If you want to make art in Redditch, we have support and opportunities for you.
Arts and events
Contact our arts and events team.
Arts in Redditch
There's sure to be something for you across Redditch's thriving arts scene.
Artwork to act as a reminder
Residents are to be reminded of the dangers of open water swimming this month as new artwork is unveiled at a poignant site in the town.
Athlete Gym Scheme
Abbey Gold is our Athlete Gym Scheme providing sportspeople of a County or National level with free access to local sports facilities
Athlete support
If you represent the population at county level and above, you can be member of the Abbey Stadium for free under our Abbey Gold scheme for athletes.
You can use our eight-lane synthetic floodlit athletics track at Abbey Stadium, find out more
Autism and Aspergers
Support services for families who have children with Autism and Aspergers.
Average weekly rents
Here are the most recent average weekly rents in Redditch.
Award and accreditation schemes
Award and accreditation schemes for existing businesses