Businesses across Malvern Hills District sign up for 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme

More than 70 businesses across the Malvern Hills District have signed up to the 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme. Residents and visitors will have the chance to save money when dining in pubs, cafes and restaurants signed up to the Government scheme in Malvern, Tenbury Wells and Upton-upon-Severn. The list includes such places as The Picnic Box, Terrac...
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Enjoy the Great Malvern Farmers' Market this weekend

Great Malvern Farmers' Market has returned to the town for residents and visitors to enjoy. The popular market, which is organised by Boffy Arts Markets, returned on 20 June and will run monthly again in The Priory Grounds. The Great Malvern Farmers' Market will be held on the following dates and will run from 9am to 2pm: 18 July 2020 15 August 202...
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Blog post- Three things I wish I knew when starting photography

Photography has been a hobby of mine for four years, but I only started exploring it properly about a year ago. I've spent the last year developing my skills in the craft and would like to share three things I've learnt. 1) Start shooting in manual ASAP For the first three years I took photos in auto mode and it wasn't until June last year tha...
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Take on the Run RouteQuest challenge

Malvern Hills District Council is encouraging runners to take part in a new virtual running challenge called Run RouteQuest. There are two virtual challenges to choose from, one in Malvern and one in Upton-upon-Severn and each has ten locations to visit using a map. When participants find each location they need to take a photo or selfie. Once they...
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Malvern Splash revamp to happen sooner

The £2million revamp of Malvern Splash is still on track and will now happen sooner than expected, Malvern Hills District Council has confirmed. The centre has been closed since 20 March when lockdown was introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the Prime Minster announcing this week indoor gyms and swimming pools must remain closed un...
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Council's first ever Youth Chairperson announced

Malvern Hills District Council has chosen 15-year-old Matthew Knight to be its first ever Youth Chairperson. As part of the role, Matthew, a student at Hanley Castle High School, will lead on campaigns, get involved with local decision-making and receive a budget to support local youth projects. As well as this, he will consult the district's young...
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New support funding for businesses

Businesses that missed out on initial grant support funding to help them through the Covid-19 outbreak, could benefit from a new scheme from Malvern Hills District Council. More than £17million has been paid out by the council to over 1,500 businesses across the district, as part of a government funded scheme to help companies deal with the impact ...
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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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New Chief Executive appointed

Vic Allison has been confirmed as the new Chief Executive of Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils. Mr Allison, who is currently Deputy Managing Director of Wychavon, was confirmed in the role at a virtual meeting of Malvern Hills District Council on Wednesday (6 May). Wychavon councillors had already agreed the appointment at a meeting in M...
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Residents urged to celebrate VE Day at home

Residents across Malvern Hills District are being urged to join together from the safety of their doorsteps to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. The special anniversary is reached on Friday, 8 May and although local and national commemorative events have been cancelled due to the covid-19 outbreak, people ...
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Bin crews say thank you by transforming collection trucks

Malvern Hills District Council's bin lorries are being transformed to carry special thank you messages to key workers and the public. Staff decided they wanted to replace the usual promotional messages on the side of lorries with a thank you to all NHS and adult social care staff, as well as other key workers,for their efforts in tackling the coron...
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We're open for business – rallying cry from traders in Tenbury

Tenbury is 'open for business' is the message from traders in the town as they begin to recover from the impact of the recent severe flooding. Businesses have issued a rallying cry to local people to come out and show their support by paying the town a visit and discovering the array of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and businesses on offer....
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Free advice available for landlords in Malvern Hills

Landlords are being given the opportunity to receive advice on a range of topics relating to the private rented sector at a free forum. Malvern Hills District Council's first ever landlord forum will take place at the Council House, on Avenue Road, in Great Malvern from 4pm to 6pm on Tuesday 31 March. The event will introduce landlords to some of t...
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Make the most of your business at the next Visit The Malverns Tourism Forum

Businesses will have the chance to find out more about how Malvern Hills District Council can support them in attracting more visitors at a Tourism Forum next week. The free Visit The Malverns Tourism Forum will take place at Stanbrook Abbey Hotel from 1.15pm to 4.30pm on Wednesday 26 February and will feature talks, a workshop and Q&A session....
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£100,000 fund for flood hit communities

A financial support package has been unveiled by Malvern Hills District Council to help residents, businesses and communities affected by the impact of Storm Dennis. Councillors confirmed at a meeting on Thursday (20 February) £100,000 was being made available to support projects that help the long-term recovery of areas impacted by flooding. This ...
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Businesses across the Malvern Hills district sign up to Refill scheme

More than 45 businesses across the Malvern Hills district have signed up to the Refill scheme in a bid to reduce the use of plastic bottles. The national campaign encourages refilling reusable water bottles from taps in local cafes, restaurants, pubs and more, rather than buying single-use plastics. Businesses who sign up will get a sticker to put ...
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Malvern Hills District Council reveals results of annual Residents’ Survey

Health services, improving town centres and flytipping were voted the top priorities for Malvern Hills residents as part of an annual survey. Organised by Malvern Hills District Council, the Residents' Survey asked residents for their comments on their local area, what is important to them and how satisfied they are with the council and its service...
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Photos celebrating the Malvern Hills district now on display

 A selection of photographs celebrating the Malvern Hills district are now being showcased at Great Malvern Priory. The exhibition, which will run until 16 December, displays the winning photos chosen from a competition held as part of the district's second annual Malvern Enviro Week.Organised by Malvern Hills District Council, the week-long e...
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