Call for more consultation with passengers

  Councillors have called for bus companies to carry out more consultation with passengers before withdrawing services. The call comes following a meeting between councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils last Friday (7 September) with Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands. It was held to discuss the company’s plans to axe a number of...

Get active and have fun with free Walking for Health group

Pictured: Rachel Vann, Well-being Officer, with keen walker Eric Gagg at Cob House.   Malvern residents are being encouraged to put on their walking boots and join a free Walking for Health group. The first walk is set to take place on Monday 24 September, arriving before 10.15am for registration and then starting at 10.30am at Cob House Country Park on Worcester Road in...

Rise of the quantum computer on festival agenda

The potential and threat posed by the development of a new generation of computers based on quantum physics will be one of the key topics explored at this year’s Malvern Festival of Innovation. Prof Tim Spiller, Director of the York Centre for Quantum Technologies and the UK’s Quantum Communications Hub, will be leading a discussion on Quantum Computing during the festival’s cyber ...

Bespoke engineering firm grows thanks to graduates

Pictured: Gillian Hancock, Radu Mihei and Paul Marshall from Marshall Structures Ltd with Christine Butler, Economic Development Officer at Malvern Hills District Council.   A bespoke structural engineering firm is taking on graduates in a bid to help their business develop and grow. Marshall Structures Ltd, based at Top Barn Farm in Holt, offers a personal, professional...

Popular Couch to 5k programme comes to Upton-upon-Severn

Pictured: The latest Couch to 5k group successfully completed their first Park Run together.   Residents from Upton-upon-Severn are being encouraged to lace up their running shoes and get active with a new ‘Couch to 5k’ programme. The fun and informal running group is aimed at complete beginners of all ages and will be held at Upton Riverboats Children's Centre from 25...