Cycling proficiency lessons for adults and children

Youngsters and adults across the Malvern Hills district will have the chance to learn all the skills they need to ride a bike safely with the 'Bikeability' programme.The nationally accredited course, also known as the 21st Century Cycling Proficiency programme, aims to develop better and safer cycling habits.The sessions will be available to both a...
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Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

 Malvern Hills District Council has shown its support by raising a flag to mark the lead-up to Armed Forces Day. Today (Tuesday), Cllr Dean Clarke, Chairman of the Council, raised the flag above the Council House to recognise the contribution made by all military communities past and present.This year, Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday...
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Councillors meet with First Bus to discuss future plans

 Councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have met with First Bus to discuss the future of services in both districts. The meeting followed the announcement by FirstGroup that First Bus will be separating from the company, by sale or other means.Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands, met with council...
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Watch the latest TEDxMalvern talks on ‘Positive Progress and Optimism’

 People around the world now have the chance to hear from inspiring local thought leaders through a series of free videos filmed at a recent TEDxMalvern event. The evening, which was held at the Coach House Theatre on 24 April, featured a line-up of fantastic live speakers, screenings of informative TED Talks and offered a chance for guests to...
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Morgan cars take to the roads to celebrate re-launch of Elgar Route

 Around 20 Morgan cars took to the roads across Worcestershire to celebrate the re-launch of the historic Elgar Route. The route, which was re-launched on Thursday (30 May) is a 37-mile journey around the Malverns and Worcestershire which follows in the footsteps of the legendary composer, Sir Edward Elgar.People can drive, cycle and take in w...
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‘Litter Heroes’ collected 150 bags of rubbish during Great British Spring Clean

From car exhausts and chairs to a golf club and even underpants, more than 150 bags of rubbish were collected during litter picks across the Malvern Hills district. As part of the Great British Spring Clean Campaign, Malvern Hills District Council worked with various partners during March and April to recruit nearly 200 #LitterHeroes (including mor...
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Malvern Hills dog owners invited to ‘walk and talk’ event

Dog owners from across the Malvern Hills are being encouraged to get 'walking and talking' at a Green Dog Walkers event next week.Organised by Malvern Hills District Council, the hour-long walk will be held from 1.30pm on Friday, 31 May, at St Wulstan's Local Nature Reserve, meeting in the car park.The event, held as part of National Walking Month,...
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Re-launch of Elgar Route celebrates the famous composer

Visitors in Worcestershire will be able to drive, cycle and walk in the footsteps of legendary composer Sir Edward Elgar with the re-launch of an historic route.The Elgar Route is a sign-posted excursion through the countryside and the historic city of Worcester taking in the surroundings which inspired Worcestershire's most famous son to create hi...
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Freedom Leisure schemes support local sporting talent

Talented young athletes from across the Malvern Hills are being given the chance to win a £200 grant or a free gym membership for the year thanks to Freedom Leisure. Active Communities is excited to announce this year's ballot grant, where the winnings have been kindly donated by Malvern Splash.Groups are being encouraged to apply before Friday, 31...
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Early morning Couch to 5k programme now available

Kickstart your day with the Couch to 5k programme in Malvern.The 12-week course, which will run from 6am to 7am from Thursday 6 June, will allow participants to take part before work.Couch to 5k is a national running initiative that has been designed to get people from the couch and gradually work up to running five kilometres in just 12 weeks.The ...
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Inspirational Paralympian Mel Nicholls to speak at sports awards

 The key note speaker for the Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards has been announced as Paralympian Mel Nicholls. A wheelchair racer, endurance handcyclist and adventurer, Mel will tell her inspiring tale to more than 200 nominees, dignitaries and guests at the annual event on 11 July at The Bank House Hotel. Before the event, on 13...
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New Chairman of Malvern Hills District Council announced

Councillor Dean Clarke has been elected as the new Chairman of Malvern Hills District Council. Cllr Andrea Morgan handed over the chain at the Council's Annual Meeting last night (Tuesday 14 May), which also saw Cllr Caroline Bovey elected as Vice-Chairman. During her time in the role, Cllr Morgan raised just over £3,000 for Worcestershire Cancer A...
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New leadership team takes charge of Malvern Hills District Council

The new leadership team in charge of Malvern Hills District Council has pledged to work positively with all councillors to improve the lives of residents. Cllr Sarah Rouse was elected leader at a Council meeting on Tuesday (14 May) after a partnership agreement was reached between her Democratic Group (Independent and Green Party councillors) and t...
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Great Malvern Food Festival will tickle the taste buds once again

The popular Great Malvern Food Festival is set to tickle the taste buds once again when it makes its return this month. Now in its ninth year, the free artisan food festival will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 27 May, in the Priory Grounds. Attracting around 6,000 visitors each year, the fun-filled day will offer more than 60 carefully selected ar...
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Kick-off for £1.1million stadium revamp

Work has kicked-off on a £1.1million revamp of Malvern Town Football Club. An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, 2 May to celebrate the beginning of the project that will transform the HDANYWHERE Stadium. Under the scheme the pitch will be replaced with a state-of-the-art 3G artificial playing surface, there will be new modern c...
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Changes to customer services as new reception opens

Changes have been made to the way residents access face-to-face support for some services following the opening of Malvern Hills District Council's new reception building. From Tuesday, 7 May enquiries for district council services such as Council Tax payments, housing issues and waste and recycling collections, are no longer dealt with at The Hub ...
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Couch to 5k returns to Malvern Hills

Residents are being encouraged to spring into action and join a running group to get them from 'Couch to 5k'. Ideal for adult (18+) beginners, the 12-week programme has been set up by Malvern Hills District Council and aims to help build confidence, stamina, fitness and well-being.The fun and informal sessions will be held weekly at:Upton Primary S...
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May Day family fun in Priory Park

From live music and treasure hunts to circus acts and unicorn rides, there is something for all the family to enjoy in Great Malvern this Bank Holiday Monday.Families are invited to Priory Park from 10am to 5pm on Monday, 6 May, to enjoy a fun-filled day of activity as part of the annual Malvern Well Dressing and Water Festival opening weekend.Ther...
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Dedicated volunteers come together to restore derelict water mill at Shelsley Walsh

 A group of enthusiastic volunteers have come together to lovingly restore a derelict Malvern Hills landmark. Shelsley Water Mill, located near the foot of the famous Shelsley Walsh hill-climb course, has been restored to working order by a small group of retirees.The Grade II listed mill is Worcestershire's only working water powered corn mil...
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Walking Netball comes to Malvern

Freedom Leisure is working together with England Netball to bring a series of Walking Netball sessions to Malvern. The £3 classes take place every Saturday at 10am-11am and are being held at the Sport Dyson Perrins sports hall.Walking Netball is a slower version of the ever popular game and has been designed to suit all ages and fitness levels. The...
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