Route to the Hills shortlisted for Heritage UK Awards

A popular walking route which takes in the history of Great Malvern has been recognised by the Heritage UK Awards. Great Malvern: The Route to the Hills has been shortlisted for the ‘Must Visit’, ‘Contribution to Heritage’ and ‘Best Family Day Out’ categories at the event on 25 March. The prestigious awards recognise places contributing to the world of heritage and are open...

‘Outrageous offers’ needed to end rough sleeping

A dedicated group is being set-up to devise a new way to tackle rough sleeping across Worcestershire following a meeting of experts in Malvern. The task and finish group will pull in representatives from across the public, housing, charitable and voluntary sectors including national homelessness charity Shelter. The group’s role will be to come up with a radical new model for...

Malvern Hills businesses show support with Dementia Friendly stickers

Businesses and organisations across the Malvern Hills are being asked to display stickers in their windows to show they are Dementia Friendly. The free stickers will show that the business is taking steps to make sure people living with the condition are understood, respected and supported. This move comes after the district was recognised by The Alzheimer’s Society as...

Unsung heroes of Malvern Hills to be celebrated at awards

The nominees of the Pride of Malvern Hills Community Awards have now been revealed. The awards, which were previously named the Our Malvern Hills Community Awards, recognise dedicated members of the community that have improved the lives and well-being of residents. The nominees range from litter pickers, volunteers and charity fundraisers to local businesses,...

Council chairman takes on church choir challenge for charity

The Chairman of Malvern Hills District Council is  raising the roof, and money for charity, with a church choir challenge. Cllr Andrea Morgan is raising funds for Worcestershire Cancer Aid, a charity based in Upton-Upon-Severn, by visiting as many churches in the district and singing with the choirs over the next few weeks. She kicked off the challenge on 12 February, when...