Expert advice sought to tackle rough sleeping

A panel of experts is being brought together by Malvern Hills District Council to help develop a new approach to tackling rough sleeping, particularly in rural areas. The event, which will take place sometime in February, will draw on expertise from both national and local organisations from the housing, health and voluntary sectors.  The focus will be on how best to work...

Residents can help shape future of high streets

Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of high streets across South Worcestershire. A telephone survey of some 1,800 people is being carried out as part of a Retail Study commissioned to inform the ongoing South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) Review. Researchers will be contacting residents by phone to ask them to take part in an in-depth interview...

Unsung heroes are the ‘Pride of Malvern Hills’

Unsung heroes are once again being sought for the Pride of Malvern Hills Community Awards. The awards, which were previously named the Our Malvern Hills Community Awards, recognise dedicated members of the community that have improved the lives and well-being of residents. Now in its third year, the event was created by Malvern Hills District Council and has been a huge success...

Young people invited to have their say on the future of Malvern Hills

Malvern Hills District Council is looking for young people to have their say on the future of the district. People aged 11 to 18 are invited to two workshops on 17 and 21 January to look at the results of the district council’s Bigger Picture Survey. Participants will look at the feedback from the 29-question survey to help come up with ways to improve services to meet young...

Fine for failing to tackle anti-social behaviour

A landowner who failed to take action to prevent an abandoned caravan being used to support drug taking and other anti-social activities on his site has been ordered to pay more than £1,600 in fines and court costs. Malvern Hills District Council has also been granted permission to remove and destroy the caravan and secure an abandoned building on the site known as Malvern Link Storage...