Number 8 volunteers attended a ceremony on Friday 4 November to receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award was presented by the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, The Hon Lady Morrison and was accepted by long-time volunteer Eileen Perry on behalf of all Number 8 volunteers.
Number 8 is situated in the centre of Pershore on the High Street just opposite The Angel Inn. There is free, time limited, warden controlled on street parking available in many of the streets of Pershore, including the High Street, Bridge Street and Broad Street. Disabled parking is also available in a number of locations. Longer stay pay and display parking is also available. For further details and car parking maps click here
There are a number of cycle routes around Pershore and cycle parking is available at various locations in the town. For a detailed Cycling and walking map click here
Details of local taxi companies can be found on www.yell.com Regular bus services run to Pershore from the surrounding villages and Worcester for further details see www.transportdirect.info. Pershore rail station is situated on Station Road, Pinvin, Pershore, WR10 6FG approximately 1.5 miles from the centre. There is a bus stop on Terrace Road near the station with regular buses into Pershore.
Pershore is an unspoiled, picturesque Market Town, famed for its elegant Georgian architecture and magnificent Abbey. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and picturesque villages and is a haven for cyclists and ramblers. Pershore is renowned for its independent shops which offer the discerning shopper an extensive range of purchases. Some of these are advertised on the Shopping in Pershore website. Pershore also has many specialist shops, an undercover market and welcoming pubs and restaurants. If you are planning to visit Number 8 as part of a short break or holiday in Pershore please see www.visitpershore.co.uk for further information about the variety of attractions.