Flag flown to mark Commonwealth Day 2021

The Commonwealth Flag has been raised by Malvern Hills District Council to mark Commonwealth Day 2021. Commonwealth Day is held on the second Monday in March each year and is an opportunity for individuals, communities and organisations to promote the values that the Commonwealth stands for. The flag, which was raised above the Council House, is on...

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Households asked to take part in Census 2021

Households across the Malvern Hills District will be asked to take part in the next census in spring. Run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the census will be held on 21 March and is a once-in-a-decade survey that provides the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. Letters will soon be sent out with...

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Council receives prestigious award for litter picking scheme

Malvern Hills District Council has been recognised for its litter-picking efforts and dedication to keeping the district clean. The council's Adopt a Street scheme received the prestigious 'Litter Initiative of the Year 2021' award by Keep Britain Tidy which recognises projects that have successfully reduced litter through sustained behaviour chang...

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Education provision must be maintained on college site says Leader

Steps are being taken by Malvern Hills District Council to make sure training and education provision continues at the Malvern Hills College site. Warwickshire College Group (WCG) announced in November 2020 it would cease operations at its site on Albert Road North in Summer 2021. A taskforce including district councillors Beverley Nielsen and Tom ...

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Council flies Pride flag for LGBT+ History Month

Malvern Hills District Council has been flying the rainbow flag in celebration of LGBT+ History Month. LGBT+ History Month is an annual celebration which runs throughout February and aims to promote equality and inclusivity, as well as teach people about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related c...

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Families across the district receive 'Grow Your Own Veg' kits

Food packs and 'Grow Your Own Veg' kits have been handed out across the Malvern Hills District to support families during half term. The project, which has been set up by the Malvern Hills District Youth Advisory Network (MYAN), also aims to encourage children to take an active role in growing and preparing food. Working with MYAN and using funding...

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Free webinar to help businesses go online

Businesses across the Malvern Hills District are being encouraged to join a free webinar on how to set up an online shop. Malvern Hills District Council is working with the Small Business Clinic (owned by Nepeta Consulting Ltd) to deliver the webinar and Q&A at 2.30pm 18 February 2021. The free event, which was first held in November, is suitab...

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