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Droitwich Spa Town Council

LATEST COVID-19 NEWS

As the advice from the Government is changing on a daily basis we suggest residents use the link below to make sure they are fully informed about when to self-isolate.
However, we would remind everyone that the advice does include staying at home unless you have a very good reason to leave.
Droitwich Spa Town Council will be operating a skeleton staff, although closed to the public, to provide contact services and assistance to other Agencies and the Volunteer Sector. Should it be necessary for that to cease we will let you know.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

CORONAVIRUS AND THE TOWN COUNCIL

The Town Council Office is now closed to the public but available via email and by telephone. Staff are working intermittently in the office and from home.
Please watch the Town Council and Tourism websites (www.visitdroitwichspa.com) for further information.

Mayoral charity events and the VE Day Anniversary have been cancelled.

If you are self- isolating due to COVID -19, Droitwich CVS can help with the following

  • SHOPPING
  • WALKING YOUR DOG
  • TALKING TO SOMEONE FOR A CHAT
  • TAKING YOU TO URGENT DOCTOR OR HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

If you are fit, able & available for a few hours could you become a volunteer and help in the Community too?

Contact details for Droitwich Council for Voluntary Services 01905 779115, 07546 149362 & www.droitwichcvs.org.uk

COMMUNITY GROUPS WANTING TO HELP

Droitwich Spa Town Council would also like to encourage community groups wanting to help at this time to register at www.worcestershire.gov.uk/here2help so that everything can be co-ordinated.

Thank You

The Ridings Community Response

The Ridings Community Response

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Welcome

"As Town Mayor of Droitwich Spa, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Droitwich Spa Town Council website. The site provides useful information about the town council, our councillors and the facilities we are responsible for. The majority of our council meetings are held in the Council Chamber, situated in St Richard's House; details of which can be found on the Council Calendar. I hope you find it useful but in case you should not find what you are looking for or require further information please don’t hesitate to contact our Town Clerk, Mark Keld".

Councillor Mr Bill Moy, Mayor of Droitwich Spa

**Heritage Centre Closure** Please click HERE to see notice of temporary closure due to Coronavirus.

Introduction to the Town Council

Droitwich Spa Town Council is at the first tier of local government providing services for the people of Droitwich. The Town Council is a statutory consultee regarding planning and reports its recommendations to Wychavon District Council the Local Planning Authority. It also provides financial support for various organisations and festivals in Droitwich as well as other projects. The Town Council distributes grants to various local organisations; application forms are available by clicking here. The Town Council's remit is shown below together with that of the District and County Councils.

The Council is made up of 18 elected councillors representing the seven wards of Central, Chawson, Copcut, East, Tagwell, West & Witton and a small team of officers led by the Town Clerk.

The Town Mayor, a position that has existed in the town since it was awarded its Charter in 1604, chairs council meetings. Council and committee meetings are held at the Council Chamber at St Richard's House and are open to the public to attend.

 

Opening Times

The Town Council Offices at St Richard's House are open from

 

10.00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

 

Heritage Centre (TIC & Museum) is open from

 

10am – 4pm Monday to Friday

 

10am – 1.30pm Saturdays

Town Council

Within the Civil Parish of Droitwich Spa the Town Council is responsible for:-

Droitwich Coat of Arms

St Richard’s House
in Victoria Square

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsTourist Information & Heritage Centre
includes Salt Museum & Radio Room

 

Droitwich Coat of Arms

The Community Hall
in Heritage Way

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsAllotment Sites at:
Vines Lane, Chawson Lane, Copcut Park and Westwood Lodge

 

Droitwich Coat of ArmsOpen Spaces
Copcut Park and Spring Meadow

District Council

Wychavon District Council is responsible for:-

 

• Collection of council tax and non-domestic rates

• Environmental health

• Housing

• Leisure centres

• Local plans and planning applications

• Public conveniences

• Waste collection

Worcestershire County Council

Worcestershire County Council is responsible for:-

 

• Birth, marriage and death registration

• Education

• Fire

• Highways – including on-street parking, traffic management, and street lighting

• Libraries

• Recreation, arts and museums

• Social care

• Strategic planning

• Trading standards

• Transport

• Waste disposal