Young people become councillors for the day

Young people became councillors for the day as they put forward their vision for the district during this year’s Local Democracy Day. Malvern Hills District Council organised the event which took place at The Chantry High School on Wednesday, 11 October as a way of promoting the importance of local democracy. Pupils from all five of the district’s high schools took part in a...

Half term fun as children’s learn to ride a bike course returns

Children will soon be able to ride a bike when the popular Balanceability course returns during half term.   The next courses take place on Monday 23 October, 2.15pm and 3pm at Tenbury Tennis Courts and Tuesday 24 October, 9.30am and 10.15am at Sport Dyson Perrins.      Balanceability is the UK’s first and only accredited learn to cycle programme, which...

Time running out to nominate your unsung heroes

Time is running out to nominate unsung heroes for this year’s Our Malvern Hills Community Awards.   The awards, hosted by Malvern Hills District Council, is now in its second year and will take place on Wednesday 29 November at Langland Stadium, the home of Malvern Town FC.   They will recognise those individuals, projects, groups and organisations whose dedication...

Flying the flag of friendship

A special flag from one of Malvern’s namesake communities is being flown above the Council House as a symbol of friendship between the two areas.   The state flag of Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA can currently be seen flying proudly from the top of Malvern Hills District Council’s building in Avenue Road and will remain there for the next week.   The flag has...

Festival of Innovation enthuses young and old

People from around the UK caught a glimpse of the future at the sixth edition of the annual Malvern Festival of Innovation last week.   The six day event, which ran from Monday to Saturday 2 to 7 October, offered a range of free activities, exhibitions and workshops including events for schools, business leaders and members of the public.   The weather balloon launch...