Entries by Roger

PCC newsletter: What does the police budget mean for you?

Hello and welcome to my latest newsletter… This edition includes: what the 2021/2022 police budget means for you, a tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore; a continued reduction in overall crime alongside investment into crime prevention; scams to be aware of; more funding for community safety projects and a range of campaigns that I proudly […]

Covid 19 South African variant in Worcestershire

This is not quite our area but it is close. Please be extra careful. Extra testing to monitor and suppress spread of COVID-19 variant Extensive surveillance of COVID-19 has identified a small number of cases of the COVID-19 variant first discovered in South Africa, in localities across England, including the WR3 area of Worcestershire that cannot be […]

PCC newsletter: Funding crime prevention

Hello and welcome to my latest newsletter… This edition includes: the public having their say on the 2020/2021 police budget, a call to continue looking out for our communities; a reduction in overall crime; more investment into crime prevention; new recruits to make our streets safer and continuing to put victims at the heart of my […]

Flood emergency advice

On this page you can find out more information about planning, managing and recovering from a flood. Flood warnings Flood warnings for Worcestershire from GOV.UK (opens in a new window) What you should do before, during and after a flood Find out if you’re at risk of flooding in England website (GOV.UK, opens in a new […]

Updated: Flood warnings issued and current road closures – Sat 23 January 2021 8am

A number of flood warnings have been issued for Worcestershire today (Sat 23 January 2021). Go to the Flood Information Gov.uk website to find out more about the alerts. For more information and advice on floods go to the County Council’s Flood Emergency Advice page. There are also a number of roads that are closed due to the floods or roads […]

Flood Warning 5:38pm, 21st January 2021 (UTC)

River levels are rising at the Bewdley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Holt Fleet, Lenchford Meadow Caravan Park and low lying properties near B4196 and at Riverlands and low lying properties near Lincomb. The B4196 at Lenchford Inn […]

Flood alerts issued following heavy rain

Flood alerts have been issued for the rivers Severn, Teme and Avon following heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight and into tomorrow morning. A flood warning, meaning flooding of properties is expected take action, has also been issued for the River Teme at Stanford Bridge. More rain is forecast over the next […]

Storm Christoph – WEATHER WARNING HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE UK .

FLOOD WARNING Monday 18 January – Storm “Christoph” Heavy rain over next 12 hours centred around North Wales Over next 24/48 hrs storm developing further into Wales & West Mercia region (Wednesday) Predicted rainfall between 150/200mm together with high winds Most of rainfall will hit our river catchments Weather pattern will move away Wednesday evening […]

Flood risk from the Dick Brook

The Environment Agency in partnership with Worcestershire County Council and the District Council have recently sent a newsletter to parish residents who may be at risk of flooding from the Dick Brook to raise awareness and provide information of action they can take. Attached a copy of the newsletter in PDF format. In this newsletter […]

Update from West Mercia Police & Crime Commissioner

Hello and welcome to my first newsletter of 2021… This edition includes: a chance to have YOUR say on my budget; more county lines arrests following cooperation with Merseyside Police; five new electric vehicles to add to the policing fleet; investing in my commitment to improve road safety across West Mercia and some New Year crime prevention […]