Finance committee

Yesterday’s Finance and General Purposes committee at Evesham Town Council was devoted primarily to considering grant applications from local organisations. I’m pleased to say that we were able to give money to the vast majority of organisations which applied for it. We couldn’t give the entire sum requested in every case, as our budget wouldn’t stretch that far, but I hope we’ve been able to make a difference nonetheless. Grant… Read Article →


I spent some time this afternoon at a “strategy workshop” at WDC. The object of the exercise was to help identify the key priorities that the council should be focussing on over the next few years. You might ask “why have a strategy?” Shouldn’t the council just get on with its job? Up to a point, that’s true, and there are certain aspects of the council’s role that it has… Read Article →

Town Council meeting

Interesting meeting of Evesham Town Council this evening. We heard a presentation from Peter Wisbey, from Evesham Talking Newspaper for the Blind, about a proposal to adopt a “street charter” for Evesham to help keep the streets clear of obstacles that can cause problems for those with limited sight and mobility. It should be noted that this isn’t a general moan about all the “street furniture”, including advertising boards and… Read Article →


I paid a quick visit to Cyclefest this afternoon. Here’s a group of eager cyclists getting ready for a ride around the town.

New website

I have finally got round to setting up a dedicated website for council-related matters, so that I can keep it separate to my personal blog. I intend to use this site to keep you updated with things related to both Evesham Town Council and Wychavon District Council, and in particular anything related to either Bengeworth ward (in Evesham) or Badsey ward (in Wychavon). I’ve also included my full contact details… Read Article →