• Residents Can Be In Control Of Their Council Tax Accounts
    Published: 15/08/2019
    Residents Can Be In Control Of Their Council Tax Accounts
    Now it’s going to be easier than ever to keep an eye on your council tax accounts as a new system is rolled out at Redditch Borough Council.
  • Tour the Crematorium at open day
    Published: 13/08/2019
    Tour the Crematorium at open day
    Our award winning Crematorium is opening its doors for interested visitors to see what happens behind the scenes.
  • Community Clean Up grant funding available
    Published: 01/08/2019
    Community Clean Up grant funding available
    Community Clean Up grant funding available
  • Computer Says Pass!
    Published: 31/07/2019
    Computer Says Pass!
    Eighteen more students are better connected after completing a computer course, for beginners, hosted by Redditch Borough Council.
  • Difficult Decisions On The Cards
    Published: 31/07/2019
    Difficult Decisions On The Cards
    Redditch Borough Council leaders are primed and ready to make tough decisions as they review services in a bid to find £1.5m of savings over the next three years.
  • Businesses vote for Business Improvement District
    Published: 30/07/2019
    Businesses vote for Business Improvement District
    Businesses in Redditch town centre have voted in favour of establishing a Business Improvement District (BID).
  • Get creative over the summer holidays
    Published: 24/07/2019
    Get creative over the summer holidays
    Residents are being encouraged to release their creative muse and enjoy the great outdoors with family friendly activities and workshops taking place right up until September.
  • Redditch Crematorium expands range of funeral tribute options
    Published: 23/07/2019
    Redditch Crematorium expands range of funeral tribute options
    Photo and video tributes in funeral services, and even private live streams for loved ones who wish to attend from afar, are now available at Redditch Crematorium.
  • Council unanimous on Birmingham enterprise partnership if Worcestershire ‘overlap’ removed
    Published: 23/07/2019
    Council unanimous on Birmingham enterprise partnership if Worcestershire ‘overlap’ removed
    Redditch Borough Council has voted unanimously that it would prefer the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, and intend to leave the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, if rules are changed so it cannot remain in both.
  • Council opposes Foxlydiate demolition proposals
    Published: 19/07/2019
    Council opposes Foxlydiate demolition proposals
    Proposals to demolish the Foxlydiate Arms, which have been submitted to Bromsgrove District Council as part of plans to develop the site for new homes, have been opposed by Redditch Borough Council.
  • Contributions hailed as ‘Active Kitchen’ holiday sessions restart
    Published: 19/07/2019
    Contributions hailed as ‘Active Kitchen’ holiday sessions restart
    The people behind a project that will once again provide young people with opportunities to be active, have a healthy meal and make friends in the school holidays have been hailed.
  • Canvass responses ‘save real money’
    Published: 19/07/2019
    Canvass responses ‘save real money’
    As Redditch’s annual electoral canvass begins for 2019 residents are being thanked for replying and saving money.
  • Council launches polling places review
    Published: 19/07/2019
    Council launches polling places review
    A five-yearly administrative review of Redditch’s polling districts, places, and stations has begun.
  • Dial a Ride celebrate 30th birthday with the Flintstones
    Published: 11/07/2019
    Dial a Ride celebrate 30th birthday with the Flintstones
    Customers and staff celebrated 30 years of Redditch Borough Council’s Dial-A-Ride service last week with a tea party for over 200 service users and the unveiling of five new buses – Fred, Wilma, Betty, Barney and Bam Bam.
  • Street theatre returns to Redditch
    Published: 11/07/2019
    Street theatre returns to Redditch
    Redditch’s summer street theatre kicks off at the end of July with entertainment, displays, children's activities and more in the town centre before heading to Winyates in August.
  • Sun shines on Green Fair and Lions Fun Day crowds
    Published: 09/07/2019
    Sun shines on Green Fair and Lions Fun Day crowds
    Thousands from across the West Midlands enjoyed a fun-filled summer afternoon in Arrow Valley Country Park, as a team of organisations put on Redditch’s annual Green Fair and Lions Fun Day.
  • Tenants Urged To Update Details
    Published: 26/06/2019
    Tenants Urged To Update Details
    Redditch Borough Council tenants are being urged to let officers know if they change their emergency contact details.
  • Adventurous Addition To Royal Enfield Showcase
    Published: 25/06/2019
    Adventurous Addition To Royal Enfield Showcase
    Adventurous Redditch residents will be given a taste of travel on two wheels when ‘Trailquest’ parks up at the Royal Enfield showcase this Saturday.
  • Armed Forces Flag goes up
    Published: 21/06/2019
    Armed Forces Flag goes up
    Mayor of Redditch Cllr Roger Bennett helped to fly the flag at Redditch Town Hall on Monday (June 24) in the run up to Armed Forces Day.
  • New civil penalties herald simpler enforcement of housing standards
    Published: 20/06/2019
    New civil penalties herald simpler enforcement of housing standards
    Landlords could now face civil, rather than criminal, penalties of up to £30,000 for breaking key housing regulations in Redditch, under a new enforcement regime introduced by Redditch Borough Council following changes to UK housing legislation.
  • The grass is greener at the Green Fair
    Published: 19/06/2019
    The grass is greener at the Green Fair
    The popular, annual family fun day will be returning to Arrow Valley Countryside Park in July as Redditch Borough Council teams up with Redditch Lions once again.
  • Fit Bits and Boobs begins
    Published: 18/06/2019
    Fit Bits and Boobs begins
    Fit Bits and Boobs, an education and exercise programme for people living with or beyond a diagnosis of breast cancer, has started in Redditch.
  • Flood advice issued after heavy overnight rain
    Published: 13/06/2019
    Flood advice issued after heavy overnight rain
    Advice on rain and flooding has been issued in Redditch after a heavy downpour overnight.
  • "Have a go" worskhops with world leading upcycling artist
    Published: 12/06/2019
    "Have a go" worskhops with world leading upcycling artist
    Meet Ben and Prashant who have spent the last three years riding from "motherland to motherland" on two Royal Enfield bikes.
  • Apply to be the next John Bonham
    Published: 07/06/2019
    Apply to be the next John Bonham
    There’s just a few days left for rising stars from Redditch, Worcestershire and beyond have the chance to become the next drumming legend by entering a brand new competition.
  • Pathway To Close for Peace Of Mind
    Published: 06/06/2019
    Pathway To Close for Peace Of Mind
    A pair of wooden gates, requested by residents, will be installed at a Redditch care home in a bid to reduce noise nuisance, anti-social behaviour and fear of crime.
  • Mayoral charities off to a flier
    Published: 04/06/2019
    Mayoral charities off to a flier
    The charities chosen by the new Mayor of Redditch have received their first donation of the civic year at the annual cheque presentation of the Redditch Masonic Charity.
  • Royal Enfield Memories To Share
    Published: 03/06/2019
    Royal Enfield Memories To Share
    Following the launch of the Royal Enfield Showcase, visitors can share their memories of the factory and the machines in the Redditch heyday.
  • Redditch Showcases Royal Enfield: Past, Present and Future
    Published: 22/05/2019
    Redditch Showcases Royal Enfield: Past, Present and Future
    Redditch Borough Council is delighted to be working in partnership with Royal Enfield to celebrate the town’s links, past present and future, with the iconic brand.
  • Redditch Matters is out now!
    Published: 05/05/2019
    Redditch Matters is out now!
    Redditch Matters is out now!
  • Know your poll cards!
    Published: 29/04/2019
    Know your poll cards!
    Residents are being urged not to get confused as polling cards for the European Parliamentary Elections will be hitting doormats this week.
  • Fun and games at Easter parties
    Published: 25/04/2019
    Fun and games at Easter parties
    The Easter Bunny paid a visit to some lucky youngsters last week at two very special Easter parties.
  • Recycling tips for a cracking Easter
    Published: 15/04/2019
    Recycling tips for a cracking Easter
    Redditch residents are being offered handy hints to help them crack down on their waste over the busy Easter period, when bin collections will be unchanged from their usual schedules despite the bank holidays.
  • Set out your stall at summer events
    Published: 12/04/2019
    Set out your stall at summer events
    Local businesses, crafts people, charities and organisations can show their wares this summer at a variety of public events across the borough.
  • Funding secures family friendly follow up project
    Published: 02/04/2019
    Funding secures family friendly follow up project
    An exciting sequel to a borough art project will be starting in May with opportunities for families and residents of all ages to get involved.
  • Volunteers to be breast buddies with new mums
    Published: 01/04/2019
    Volunteers to be breast buddies with new mums
    A group of 17 volunteers are set to become breast buddies for other local mums after completing training which enables them to give support to breastfeeding mothers at drop-in support groups in the community.
  • Rubicon to Run Visitor Centre in Innovative Move
    Published: 21/03/2019
    Rubicon to Run Visitor Centre in Innovative Move
    The visitor centre at Redditch’s Arrow Valley Countryside Park is set to be managed by the Borough Council’s Leisure Company as part of innovative moves to improve services for residents.
  • More affordable homes set to be built in Redditch
    Published: 21/03/2019
    More affordable homes set to be built in Redditch
    More affordable homes are set to be built in Redditch after Monday’s planning committee approved the outline proposals.
  • Sign Of The Times For Anti-Litter Areas
    Published: 20/03/2019
    Sign Of The Times For Anti-Litter Areas
    Areas ‘adopted’ by people helping to care for their local environment will have new anti-littering signs erected in them, in a new campaign backed by Redditch Borough Council.
  • Just the ticket for creative residents
    Published: 19/03/2019
    Just the ticket for creative residents
    Redditch residents are being urged to get their thinking caps on as the Council is set to launch a new fleet of community buses.
  • Council considers next steps towards regeneration of district centres
    Published: 18/03/2019
    Council considers next steps towards regeneration of district centres
    Redditch Borough Council has published how it hopes to secure a major development partner to draw up and then deliver a ‘comprehensive regeneration’ of Matchborough and Winyates district centres.
  • Residents sought to share experiences of service
    Published: 14/03/2019
    Residents sought to share experiences of service
    Residents are being invited to apply to take part in a project that could help shape Redditch Borough Council’s Council Tax and Benefits services.
  • Headless Cross temporary car park closure
    Published: 04/03/2019
    Headless Cross temporary car park closure
    A car park on the Evesham Road will be temporarily closed for a few days in March whilst essential maintenance work is carried out.
  • Set out your stall at Older People’s Services Showcase
    Published: 04/03/2019
    Set out your stall at Older People’s Services Showcase
    Groups and organisations that provide services in Redditch are being invited to exhibit to the public for free, at the upcoming Older People’s Services Showcase.
  • Eat, Drink and Be Healthy
    Published: 04/03/2019
    Eat, Drink and Be Healthy
    Redditch tenants are set to titivate their tastebuds as part of a series of events held as part of Nutrition and Hydration Week.
  • Regenerating Redditch – have your say!
    Published: 28/02/2019
    Regenerating Redditch – have your say!
    Redditch residents and visitors are invited to share their opinions of the Town Centre this week at two consultation events.
  • NWHIP scoop prestigious award
    Published: 26/02/2019
    NWHIP scoop prestigious award
    North Worcestershire Hate Incident Partnership, which includes Redditch Borough Council, is proud to announce that their Hate Crime Awareness Conference 2018 has won an award at the British Muslim Awards.
  • Council sets budget
    Published: 26/02/2019
    Council sets budget
    Redditch Borough Council has approved its budget for the coming year.
  • Make Sure Your Details Are Right
    Published: 19/02/2019
    Make Sure Your Details Are Right
    Redditch residents are being reminded about the deadline for making changes to their details if they are claiming benefits from the Council.
  • Plenty of Fish in the Lake
    Published: 18/02/2019
    Plenty of Fish in the Lake
    There’s plenty more fish in Redditch’s Arrow Valley Lake, thanks to funding from the Borough Council.
  • Latest scam warnings
    Published: 18/02/2019
    Latest scam warnings
    Redditch Borough Council are encouraging residents to stay aware after a spate of recent scams and attempted deception in the area.
  • Grow your business with TLC - Tendering for Local Contracts!
    Published: 04/02/2019
    Grow your business with TLC - Tendering for Local Contracts!
    Redditch firms are being invited to a free event designed to help them understand how to win business that’s available from the borough council and the wider public sector.
  • Play your part in the creative future of Redditch
    Published: 29/01/2019
    Play your part in the creative future of Redditch
    Redditch residents and groups can have their say on the future of the cultural offer and creative opportunities in the borough at an event in Feb organised by a new ‘creative’ steering group.
  • Board members wanted. Got a passion for leisure?
    Published: 28/01/2019
    Board members wanted. Got a passion for leisure?
    The brand new company shaping the future of leisure & cultural services in Redditch is inviting applications to sit on its board.
  • Parking Improvement scheme set for Winyates Green
    Published: 18/01/2019
    Parking Improvement scheme set for Winyates Green
    Residents in Winyates Green could see some disruption over the coming weeks as works start to make improvements to the area.
  • Have your say on Dial-A-Ride service
    Published: 18/01/2019
    Have your say on Dial-A-Ride service
    Dial-A-ride users in Redditch are being asked to give their views as the service looks to make improvements.
  • Essential tree maintenance planned
    Published: 17/01/2019
    Essential tree maintenance planned
    Residents may see some disruption in the Town Centre later this month as maintenance work to the trees outside St Stephens Church is carried out.
  • Redditch Regeneration Project Progresses
    Published: 17/01/2019
    Redditch Regeneration Project Progresses
    The next steps of a feasibility study to regenerate the town centre and how services are accessed by the community in Redditch, have been taken.
  • Major regeneration plans for two district centres
    Published: 15/01/2019
    Major regeneration plans for two district centres
    Two district centres could see major regeneration and improvement works if plans go ahead to redevelop the areas.
  • On The Road To Something Huge
    Published: 11/01/2019
    On The Road To Something Huge
    Plans which could see a European event held in Redditch was top of the agenda during a second tranche of top talks between Council leaders and Royal Enfield bosses.
  • New Year, New Director for Rubicon
    Published: 11/01/2019
    New Year, New Director for Rubicon
    The New Year has seen a new managing director of Redditch Borough Council’s leisure company, appointed.
  • Global company agrees primary authority partner
    Published: 10/01/2019
    Global company agrees primary authority partner
    A global building materials supplier has partnered with a single local authority regulator to cover all its 216 local authority regulated sites in England, after striking a ‘Primary Authority’ deal.
  • Removal set for ‘new town’ era poplars that are dying off
    Published: 08/01/2019
    Removal set for ‘new town’ era poplars that are dying off
    Some of Redditch’s new town era trees that have reached the end of their lives are to be removed later this month.

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