Covid-19 recovery at heart of revised plan

Supporting the district's recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has been made a key part of Malvern Hills District Council's blueprint for the future. A revised version of the council's Five Year Plan was approved by the Executive Committee on Tuesday (19 January) and includes several new actions focused on supporting communities and local businesses...
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Commemorative space to mark pandemic

A commemorative space to mark the Covid-19 pandemic is planned by Malvern Hills District Council. The council wants to work with partners to plant trees to create a natural tribute to those who have lost their lives to the virus. It will also serve as a reminder of the dedication of key workers and communities who pulled together to help the distri...
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Businesses urged not to miss out on support funding

Up to 100 businesses could miss out on crucial coronavirus support funding with the deadline to register fast approaching. The Government has set a cut-off date of 28 August 2020 for businesses to register for grant support funding. The money was first allocated to councils in March 2020 to support small and medium-sized businesses, forced to tempo...
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Support for reopening the high street

Free parking will be on offer in all Malvern Hills District Council car parks on every Sunday during July. Residents can also buy 2 hour permits which will allow them to park for two hours, in any four hour period, in any council owned car park. They cost just £25 and if people buy them during July and August, they will get 15 months for the price ...
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Plan to support tourism businesses

Tourism businesses will be supported to rebuild from the Covid-19 outbreak Malvern Hills District Council has pledged. The visitor economy is incredibly important to the district with more than 3.5million day trips taken to The Malverns every year and 211,000 overnight stays. It adds more than £137million to the local economy and supports 2,780 job...
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Residents encouraged to make face coverings for volunteers

People are being encouraged to make their own face coverings to donate to community volunteers who are helping to support vulnerable people during the coronavirus outbreak. Malvern Hills District Council is asking people to sew up to 300 face coverings which will be donated to Here2Help volunteers - a campaign led by Worcestershire County Council. ...
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Malvern Hills District Covid-19 Memory Bank launched

Malvern Hills District Council has launched a call out for people to share their experiences and memories of the coronavirus pandemic. The Covid-19 outbreak is undoubtedly a landmark moment in human history and it is important to capture information about what happened locally, to help inform future generations. That is why the council has launched...
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Malvern Hills District Council provides financial support to businesses affected by coronavirus

More than £3.5million in grant money has been given to businesses across the Malvern Hills District to support them through the coronavirus outbreak. Malvern Hills District Council is urging eligible businesses affected by the pandemic to register online so grants can be paid quickly. Grants of either £10,000 or £25,000 have been sent to more than ...
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Join the #WeBeatCorona challenge

Malvern Hills District Council is encouraging people to look after their hearts, bodies and minds whilst at home with the weekly #WeBeatCorona challenge. The council's Physical Activity and Wellbeing Officer, Rachel Nicholls, has developed a 12 week challenge which includes activities people can do in their own homes to help them become more active...
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Leader urges residents and businesses to seek help

Residents and businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak are being urged to seek help by the Leader of Malvern Hills District Council. Cllr Sarah Rouse said staff and councillors were working flat out to support people through the outbreak. She said: "I have lost my job as a result of the outbreak so I know how difficult and worrying this situ...
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