Meet Santa and start the countdown to Christmas in Great Malvern

Residents are  invited to enjoy festive fun and begin the countdown to Christmas in Great Malvern next week. The Great Malvern Christmas Festival will be held from 10am on Saturday, 24 November, in Great Malvern Town Centre. Various events will be held around the town on Church Street, Belle Vue Island, Priory Grounds and Abbey Road and in Great Malvern Priory, Lyttelton...

Opportunity to ask the experts at free rural community event

The rural community from across South Worcestershire will have the chance to ask the experts anything from rural crime to mental health at a free event next week. The ‘Protect Your Farm, Protect Yourself’ event will be held from 4pm to 7pm on Thursday 22 November at Three Counties Showground. A Q&A session will start at 5.15pm and will be hosted by former BBC H&W radio...

EnviroWeek raised awareness of important issues across the Malvern Hills

From plastic ducks to poo trees, Malvern Hills District Council’s first ever EnviroWeek encouraged residents to think twice about their impact on the environment. Running from 29 October to 2 November, the campaign aimed to celebrate the district’s beauty and raise awareness of issues around littering, dog fouling and plastic pollution. As part of the week, residents shared...

Successful Malvern Hills Letterboxing Challenge to continue next year

Malvern Hills District Council’s popular Letterboxing Challenge will return next year for families and children to enjoy. The treasure hunt, which was launched in May, is an orienteering challenge across the Malvern Hills where participants use a notebook with clues and a free map to find rubber stamps hidden in letterboxes. Once all stamps have been found, explorers collect...

IT company looks to the future

A Malvern IT company has joined forces with a top university to help train its future workforce. Payara Services Ltd has partnered with Aston University, supported by Malvern Hills District Council, to deliver a degree apprenticeship course leading to a BSC in Digital and Technology Solutions. The software product and support services company decided to pursue a ‘grow your own’...