• Council Postpones Festival Of Music and Motorcycles
    Published: 01/05/2020
    Council Postpones Festival Of Music and Motorcycles
    A festival of music, annually held by Redditch Borough Council has been cancelled as officers continue to review its schedule of events in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Council issues its tenants with advice on rent and more
    Published: 27/04/2020
    Council issues its tenants with advice on rent and more
    Redditch Borough Council has urged tenants across its over 6,000 properties to get in touch if they are having difficulty paying rent due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
  • Cemeteries reopened after new Government advice
    Published: 21/04/2020
    Cemeteries reopened after new Government advice
    Cemeteries in Redditch Borough have reopened after the Government confirmed that they should be open if possible.
  • Businesses Urged To Apply For Grants – Millions Already Issued!
    Published: 16/04/2020
    Businesses Urged To Apply For Grants – Millions Already Issued!
    Redditch Borough Council’s Revenues Team are pulling out all the stops to make sure small businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic can access Government grants.
  • Ensure council has bank details for COVID-19 payments, businesses urged
    Published: 06/04/2020
    Ensure council has bank details for COVID-19 payments, businesses urged
    Redditch Borough businesses in line to receive Coronavirus support payments from the Government are being urged to make sure they are able to receive the money from tomorrow (Tuesday April 7).
  • Funeral livestreaming made free
    Published: 02/04/2020
    Funeral livestreaming made free
    Redditch Borough Council has made it free for funerals to be live streamed from Redditch Crematorium so that friends and family are still able to attend during Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
  • Crematorium and cemeteries close except for funerals
    Published: 31/03/2020
    Crematorium and cemeteries close except for funerals
    Redditch Crematorium and cemeteries in the borough are now closed to the public except for funerals or burials, as part of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and maintain critical services.
  • Heritage Corridor for North Worcestershire
    Published: 30/03/2020
    Heritage Corridor for North Worcestershire
    Read all about North Worcestershire's share of £81,000 from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP.
  • Increased safety measures for funeral services
    Published: 27/03/2020
    Increased safety measures for funeral services
    Redditch Borough Council has increased measures to ensure friends and relatives can say goodbye to their loved ones as safely as possible.
  • Covid 19: Town Hall Closed To The Public
    Published: 24/03/2020
    Covid 19: Town Hall Closed To The Public
    In line with Government advice Redditch Borough Council has decided to temporarily close the Town Hall to the public. Residents can still access services online or by calling the switchboard on 01527 64252.
  • Lifeline on the front line
    Published: 24/03/2020
    Lifeline on the front line
    NEW Lifeline is reminding residents in Redditch that as a vital, frontline community service they are here to help families struggling with isolation.
  • Crematorium to close on weekends and bank holidays
    Published: 19/03/2020
    Crematorium to close on weekends and bank holidays
    Redditch Crematorium in Worcestershire is to close on weekends and bank holidays as part of the local authority response to ensure continuity of critical services during the outbreak of COVID-19.
  • Council Relaxes Enforcement of Delivery Hours
    Published: 17/03/2020
    Council Relaxes Enforcement of Delivery Hours
    Redditch Borough Council will temporarily relax the enforcement of planning conditions restricting night-time and early morning deliveries to retailers of food, sanitary and other essential items.
  • Help Us To Keep You Safe
    Published: 17/03/2020
    Help Us To Keep You Safe
    Redditch Borough Council is taking action to keep residents and front line staff safe in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Poetry evening for launch of civic poem
    Published: 09/03/2020
    Poetry evening for launch of civic poem
    A former Poet Laureate of Birmingham is to present the very first performance of The Redditch Borough Poem.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    Published: 06/03/2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • CCTV upgraded in Redditch
    Published: 03/03/2020
    CCTV upgraded in Redditch
    Redditch residents now have better, faster CCTV services that cost less to run, thanks to a major service upgrade.
  • One Stop Shops Set To Close
    Published: 02/03/2020
    One Stop Shops Set To Close
    Residents are being reassured that the closure of three one stop shops across the Borough will still see Council services being accessible.
  • Members Set To Recommend Strong and Steady Budget
    Published: 21/02/2020
    Members Set To Recommend Strong and Steady Budget
    Redditch Borough Councillors are set to approve “strong and steady” budget proposals which span over the next four years and which address concerns from auditors.
  • Start-up gardening club calls for help from volunteers
    Published: 20/02/2020
    Start-up gardening club calls for help from volunteers
    Rain, rain, go away; come again another day! In the wake of storms Ciara and Dennis, that is the hope of green fingered residents at St David’s House and Queen’s Cottages as they start up their first Garden Club.
  • Scour II, take two: “The Machine in the Park”
    Published: 14/02/2020
    Scour II, take two: “The Machine in the Park”
    Visitors to Arrow Valley Country Park are invited to attend a video projection event in March after it was previously postponed.
  • Palace Theatre In Low-Energy Spotlight
    Published: 13/02/2020
    Palace Theatre In Low-Energy Spotlight
    Redditch’s Palace Theatre has come under the low-energy spotlight after gaining an A rating for its work to replace, control and renew energy consuming items.
  • Spot scams and warn others
    Published: 12/02/2020
    Spot scams and warn others
    Redditch Borough Council are encouraging residents to stay aware after recent reports of scams and attempted deception in the area.
  • P-P-Pick Up A Picnic This Half-Term
    Published: 07/02/2020
    P-P-Pick Up A Picnic This Half-Term
    If you go down to Redditch Library this month you’re sure of a cultural surprise!
  • Council to provide free energy advice to help residents reduce fuel bills
    Published: 04/02/2020
    Council to provide free energy advice to help residents reduce fuel bills
    Residents in Redditch can receive free advice through the council’s Energy Advice Service to help them cut their fuel bills and keep warm for less this winter.
  • Win Win For Redditch
    Published: 09/01/2020
    Win Win For Redditch
    A lucky resident could scoop up to £25,000 as the Redditch Community Lottery’s inaugural draw is set to take place.
  • Write your part of the Redditch Borough Poem
    Published: 06/01/2020
    Write your part of the Redditch Borough Poem
    Residents and visitors to the town are being asked to get imaginative about what the borough means to them by contributing to ‘The Redditch Borough Poem’.
  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2020
    Published: 03/01/2020
    Holocaust Memorial Day 2020
    This year's Holocaust Memorial Day event will be held on Sunday 26th January to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
  • Second round of “Community Clean Up” grant funding to launch
    Published: 02/01/2020
    Second round of “Community Clean Up” grant funding to launch
    Community and voluntary groups with green ideas for the borough are being invited to apply for the second round of grants to help them improve the cleanliness of their area.
  • Are You Really Recycling?
    Published: 01/01/0001
    Are You Really Recycling?
    Redditch residents are set to be reminded that recycling could be a waste of time if not done properly.

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