A PLAN to spend £200,000 on improving parks across Wychavon could be approved by councillors next week.

The money would be spent on improvements in several open spaces including Charity Brook Park and in Evesham and Abbey Park in Pershore.

Around £30,000 would be spent this year on a revitalising the cycle track in Charity Brook Park and £40,000 would be used to replace the surface of the popular wet play area in Pershore’s Abbey Park.

The wet play area's surface has deteriorated and

The work at the cycle track in Charity Brook Park, which has been in operation for around 10 years, would see rotting timber replaced to make it safe for use.

The track is currently closed to allow for a public consultation into its future. Wychavon District Council said early indications show a strong desire for the track to be re-opened and work would be expected to take place in the summer.

Money would also be put aside to build a path from Badsey Road to Broadway Road connecting an existing path across the Lavender Fields estate. However, work would not start until 2020.

A decision will be made by the district council's executive committee at a meeting on January 9.