PCT Bike map for Worcester

Increasing commuter cycling: The Propensity to Cycle Tool

There is a very useful tool that can be used to help identify the best ways to increase commuter cycling in and around Worcester. See www.pct.bike/m/?r=hereford-and-worcester for Worcester. For instance, there is little cycling activity between the city centre and Nunnery Wood area – not surprising when you consider that the main route is up London Road.…

Bus at Perdiswell Park and Ride

Government stops councils having greater say over bus services

The Bus Services Bill went through its third reading in the House of Commons a couple of weeks ago. The bill includes a clause that would ban councils from setting up new public bus companies to provide bus services. This completely undermines the concept of giving power to local councils as enshrined in the Localism…

Properties in and around Worcester owned by overseas companies

The link below shows an interactive map of properties and land owned by overseas companies. Lots of places in Worcester are owned by offshore companies, many in well-known tax havens. For example, all the land to the south of Worcester where many new homes are planned are owned by offshore companies based in the Channel Islands,…