Letterboxing is back for another year

The popular Malvern Hills Letterboxing challenge is returning to the district to encourage children and families to enjoy the outdoors. Letterboxing is an orienteering challenge where participants use a notebook with clues and a free map to find 25 rubber stamps hidden in letterboxes across the hills. Created by Malvern Hills District Council in partnership with Malvern Hills...

Celebration of sports success at district awards

Nearly 200 people joined together to celebrate the district’s outstanding sporting success at the Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards last night (Thursday). The ninth annual event, which was held on 11 July at The Bank House Hotel in Bransford, recognised the area’s best sports men and women, as well as the commitment of the volunteers and coaches who support athletes and...

New Couch to 2km course encourages youngsters to get active

A new four-week ‘Couch to 2km’ programme is set to encourage children across the Malvern Hills district to get active through running. At just £15, the course aims to motivate children aged 7 to 11 to build fitness, stamina and confidence in a social environment. Accompanied by a parent or guardian, the children will meet at The Cob House Country Park in Wichenford every Tuesday...

Nominees for Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards revealed

Some of the district’s best sports men and women will come together to celebrate their achievements at this year’s prestigious Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards. The ninth annual event, which will be held on Thursday, 11 July, at The Bank House Hotel in Bransford, recognises sporting success as well as the commitment of the volunteers and coaches who support athletes and...

Can you lend a hand at Upton Tourist Information Centre?

Upton Tourist Information and Heritage Centre is seeking friendly volunteers who can spare a couple of hours a week to help out. Located in the oldest surviving building in Upton - The Pepperpot on Church Street - it is open throughout the year to welcome visitors to the Town. The centre provides a wealth of information on the area’s attractions, events, accommodation and its...