Celebration of sports success at district awards

Photograph: The winners at this year’s Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards.   More than 200 people joined together to celebrate the district’s outstanding sporting success at the Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards. The eighth annual event, which was held on 12 July at The Bank House Hotel in Bransford, recognised the area’s best sports men and...

Malvern-based OLPRO offers apprenticeship opportunities with a difference

Pictured: Apprentices Siana Driver and Rebecca Green with Managing Director Daniel Walton near to their offices in Little Witley.   A Little Witley firm specialising in outdoor camping products is breaking down stereotypes and is offering apprenticeship positions with a full salary to people of all ages. Based at KDO Business Park, OLPRO designs and commissions affordable...

Malvern specialist software company finds success with graduate scheme

Pictured: Mike Ballone and Luke Joliffe sitting in front of a traditional work station with a simulation of an airport and runway.    A Malvern-based business which develops software for the Air Traffic Control and Rail Industries is enjoying success with its popular graduate scheme. Graffica has provided software systems and consultancy to the transport sector...

Hefty fine for ignoring fly-tipping investigation

A van driver has been ordered to pay more than £2,200 after failing to comply with an investigation into fly-tipping in Malvern Wells. Daniel Paduraru, of Lily Street in West Bromwich, was found guilty of non-compliance with a statutory notice under section 110 of the Environment Act. He was convicted in his absence after failing to attend Worcester Magistrates’ Court on 29 June. Malvern...

Malvern residents come together to mark 100 years of votes for women

Photo: District councillors Natalie McVey, Jill Campbell, Andrea Morgan, Hannah Campbell and Melanie Baker.   More than 60 people from across Malvern joined together to celebrate 100 years of votes for women with a special ‘EqualiTea’ event. The national ‘tea party’, which was held on Friday, 29 June, marked the Representation of the People Act 1918 which gave all men over...