Hoping cycle challenge will pay dividends

An accountant is gearing up to cycle 100 miles in a single day to raise money for a breast cancer charity.   Simon Barker, who works in the finance department at Malvern Hills District Council, takes on the Prudential Ride London – Surrey 100 on Sunday, 30 July 2017.   The 52-year-old will join thousands of other cyclists in setting off from Queen Elizabeth...

New newsletter encourages young people to have their say

A new newsletter has been produced to help young people have their say on issues affecting them.   The Inbox has been produced by Malvern Hills District Council and will be published on our website twice a year in July and January, as well as being sent to all secondary schools, independent schools and youth organisations across the district.   The newsletter aims to keep...

Science in the Park to return

Organisers of Malvern Science in the Park say they plan to make it an annual fixture in the district’s social calendar after more than 900 people turned up to the first event.   Hundreds of people packed into Priory Park on Saturday, 1 July 2017 to enjoy a day of activities designed to promote the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).   ...

Floods anniversary marked with renewed commitment to protect communities

Malvern Hills District Council has marked the tenth anniversary of the floods that devastated the district with a renewed commitment to continue to do everything possible to reduce the impact of flooding on communities.   The district was subject to extensive flash and river flooding when about a month’s worth of rainfall fell in just a few hours on Friday, 20 July 2007....

Signs revamp points the way

Some of Malvern’s historic signs have been revamped to make it easier for visitors to find their way around.   A number of finger posts, old signs and Victorian posts have been given a fresh coat of paint or undergone other restoration work to restore them to their former glory.   The work was carried out as part of the Great Malvern: Route to the Hills project...