Community Awards 

Following the launch of the first ever Our Malvern Hills Community Awards in 2016, the second awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 29 November 2017. The awards scheme aims to recognise individuals, projects, groups and organisations whose dedication and commitment has improved the lives and well-being of residents.

Community Awards 2017 official photos

Event Highlights on film

Community Awards Showcase

Congratulations to the following shortlisted nominees:

  1. Safe and Sound Award

Highly Commended:

Becca and Jeremy Baxter – Malvern Wells Scout Group

Triangle Home Care Malvern (part of Triangle Community Services)

Judges’ Choice:

Paul Leopold – Abberley and Teme Valley Neighbourhood Watch

  1. Improving Lives Award

Highly Commended:

Dave Reynolds – Tenbury Carer Support Group

Kimberley Philpotts – What Makes You Different Makes You Beautiful

Judges’ Choice:

Sight Concern Malvern Branch Volunteers

Zest4Life Conversation and Laughter

  1. Action in the Community Award

Highly Commended:

Go on Worcestershire Digital Champions

Malvern Soup

Rural Reels

Judges’ Choice:

The Hanley’s Pop Up Café

  1. Cleaner and Greener Award

Highly Commended:

Ann Tainton – Hanley Castle Litter Pick

Gigi and Neil Verlander – Hanley Swan Pond Wardens

Judges’ Choice:

Catherine Armstrong – Suckley Womble

  1. Young Person’s Award

Judges’ Choice:

Alex Harris – Link Nurseries

Francesca Ashley – St Richard’s Hospice

  1. Business in the Community Award

Highly Commended:


QinetiQ STEM Ambassadors Hanley Castle Robotics Club

Unity Brewhouse

Judges’ Choice:

Link Nurseries


If you would like any more information email: or phone: 01684 862467.


Community Awards 2016

Take a look at our official photos from the evening here. You can also view the video here highlighting volunteering in our district which was debuted on the night.