Apprentices to the rescue for animal charity

A Malvern based animal rescue charity has turned to apprenticeships to help continue its vital work. Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter has hired two apprentices for the first time, thanks to support from Malvern Hills District Council. The charity - which provides shelter, medical treatment and care to abandoned and unwanted cats and dogs - has limited funds and relies heavily on...

Funding available for enterprising new businesses

Budding entrepreneurs and new businesses are being urged to attend a special clinic that will help them to grow and be successful. Taking place on Thursday 6 July, from 9.30am until 4pm at Malvern Hills Science Park, the session aims to guide businesses through the process of applying for a Start-up and Early Stage Business Grant. Worcestershire Business Central will be hosting...

Experiment with Science in the Park

A chance to hunt for dinosaurs, use pedal power to generate electricity and take a closer look at sun spots will be some of the activities on offer as part of a free science-themed fun day. Malvern Science in the Park takes place on Saturday, 1 July between 10.30am and 4.30pm in Priory Park. The event aims to promote the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through a...

Parking charges to remain frozen

Increasing charges in Malvern Hills District Council’s car parks has been ruled out as part of a series of measures to support the local economy.   A group of councillors and officers have been reviewing the way car parking operates across the district to ensure it meets the priorities set out in the council’s new Car Parking Strategy.   These include improving the...

Special event marks 10 years since devastating floods

A special awareness raising event is being held to mark ten years since the terrible floods which devastated parts of the district.   Malvern Hills District Council has joined forces with the Flood Advisory Service and a number of other organisations to host the Community Responders Day on Friday, 30 June, by the riverside near the Kings Head pub in Upton Upon Severn. ...