Great Malvern’s popular artisan market to return this weekend

 The Great Malvern Arts, Crafts and Food Market will be returning to the town this weekend.The artisan street market will take place on Saturday 12 October, from 10am to 5pm, in the grounds of Great Malvern Priory Church.More than 40 stalls will be showcasing the work of new artists, as well as a wide range of the finest fresh food, drink and ...
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Councils appoint new Director of Planning and Infrastructure

 A new Director of Planning and Infrastructure has been appointed to Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils.Holly Jones will take on the role at the end of October after leaving South Oxfordshire District and Vale of White Horse District Councils where she worked as Planning Policy Manager.With 20 years worth of experience behind her, Ho...
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Plenty on offer during Malvern EnviroWeek 2019

 Malvern EnviroWeek 2019 will return next week and promises to be bigger and better than ever.Held from 14 to 20 October, the week is the second of its kind and will offer a number of events and activities to the public.As part of the week, the first ever Greener Living Fair will be held from 1pm to 3.30pm on Saturday 19 October in Great Malve...
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Free event aims to help people live well for longer

Organisations from across the Malvern Hills district will come together to showcase their services to help residents age well and live independently for longer.The Living Well for Longer event will be held from 10am to 1pm on 10 October at The Regal Cinema in Tenbury Wells.The free event has been organised by Malvern Hills District Council as part ...
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Programme of activities and events on offer as part of Wellbeing Week 2019

Malvern Hills and Wychavon District Councils are teaming up with local organisations to offer the public a week of activities to improve health and wellbeing.Wellbeing Week 2019 will take place from 7 to 13 October and will offer residents of different ages and abilities across both districts the chance to take part in various activities and events...
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Applefest returns to Tenbury Wells next week

Tenbury Wells is set to celebrate all things apples with the return of the popular Applefest next week.The annual event, which will be held from 10am to 4.30pm on Saturday, 5 October, at the Burgage Recreational Area, will see visitors enjoy a wide range of entertainment, food, drink, classic cars, animals, and of course, apples.More than 300 apple...
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Council helps local businesses take on apprentices and graduates

 Malvern Hills District Council has provided funding to support 90 apprentices and graduates as part of its two grant schemes.Since 2015, 84 local businesses have benefited from the Apprenticeship Grant scheme and the Malvern Hills Graduate Internship and Recruitment Grants scheme.As part of the Apprenticeship Grant Scheme, funding of up to £1...
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Action on Empty Homes

Reducing the number of empty homes across the district will be the focus of a week long campaign by members of Malvern Hills District Council's housing team.As part of Action on Empty Homes Week, which runs from 23 to 29 September, officers will be taking to the streets to hear from residents about the impact empty homes are having on their communi...
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Chance to Have Your Say

Residents have the chance to influence Malvern Hills District Council's future priorities by taking part in a new survey.The Malvern Hills District Residents' Survey gives people an opportunity to say what really matters to them and what they think of local services.Feedback will be used to help the council decide where to focus its resources as it...
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Free event to support new and existing Neighbourhood Watch schemes

Residents from across the Malvern Hills and Wychavon districts will have the chance to learn how to create a successful Neighbourhood Watch scheme for their community.The Neighbourhood Watch Together event will be held from 5pm to 8pm on 25 September at Leigh and Bransford Memorial Hall on Sherridge Road in Leigh Sinton.The drop-in market place eve...
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Malvern Enviro Week photo competition returns for 2019

Malvern Hills residents are being challenged to capture the beauty of the district once again with the return of a popular photo competition.Malvern Hills District Council is asking amateur photographers to get snappy and share their best photos of the district's environment.They can be anything from stunning landscapes and rich heritage to wildlif...
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Flag flown to mark Merchant Navy Day

Britain's proud seafaring tradition has been honoured by Malvern Hills District Council.Today (Tuesday), Chairman Cllr Dean Clarke raised the Red Ensign flag above the Council House to mark Merchant Navy Day.Cllr Sarah Rouse, Leader of the Council, and Cllr Martin Allen, Armed Forces Member Champion, were also in attendance.The Red Ensign is the re...
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Visitors urged to come see Malvern’s marvellous trees

Visitors to Malvern can now enjoy what has been hailed as the country's 'finest classical urban arboretum' thanks to the launch of a series of new guides.Mike Goodfellow-Smith, founder of Malvern's Marvellous Trees, and a band of dedicated volunteers have produced four new walks showcasing the town's leafy promenades.The guides were produced with h...
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Volunteers needed to lead popular walking group

Malvern Hills District Council is looking to recruit two enthusiastic volunteers to lead a popular monthly walking group.Walking 4 Health is a free group which meets on the last Monday of every month with the aim of helping people across the district lead a more active lifestyle.Held at the Cob House Country Park in Wichenford, the walks are short,...
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Great Malvern’s monthly vintage fair offers something for everyone

From jewellery and furniture to collectibles and clothing, there is something for everyone at Malvern Vintage, Retro and Craft Fair.The free event is held monthly from 10am to 4pm along Abbey Road in Great Malvern.The fair offers an eclectic mix of vintage antique and modern furniture, as well as art, crafts, CDs, books and more.The upcoming events...
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Have your say on polling stations in Malvern Hills district

 Residents from across the Malvern Hills district are being encouraged to have their say on proposed changes to polling stations in their area.Malvern Hills District Council is carrying out a review of polling districts and places to ensure reasonable facilities are being provided for voting and that polling stations are accessible to all elec...
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Malvern Hills District Council appoints member champions to engage with the community

Malvern Hills District Council has appointed new member champions to promote and support various interests of the community.The roles will focus on four themes including Heritage, Rural, Young People and the Armed Forces.Acting as a positive focus for the local community, they will make contact with local organisations, familiarise themselves with ...
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Leader calls for review of NHS funding to support housing growth

 The Leader of Malvern Hills District Council has called on the Government to review the way funding is provided to hospitals to cope with the development of new homes.Cllr Sarah Rouse said the current situation was unfair on healthcare providers and councils shouldn't be forced to choose between their local NHS and funding the infrastructure ...
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Community dog walk event in Malvern aims to bring people together

 Malvern Hills District Council is showing its support for a community dog walk event which aims to get people 'walking and talking'.Dogs and their owners are invited to the Reconnections Big Community Dog Walk at 6.30pm on Tuesday 20 August.Meeting at the H20 Café car park at the Wyche Innovation Centre, the walk will last up to 1.5 hours and...
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Popular courses helps budding cyclists develop skills

Budding cyclists can learn the skills they need to ride a bike safely with the 'Bikeability' programme.The nationally accredited course is available to both adults and children ensuring they gain practical cycle skills and have a better understanding of how to cycle on today's roads.The Level Two (An Introduction to Bikeability) course is aimed at ...
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