Council staff go plogging to raise funds for Red Nose Day

Staff from Malvern Hills District Council did ‘something funny for money’ and went plogging to raise funds for Red Nose Day. Today (Friday, 15 March), the group donned red noses and deely-boppers to jog along Worcester Road in Malvern in an attempt to pick up as much litter as they could in one hour. Five bags of litter were collected and more than 7,500 steps were taken,...

Flag flown to mark Commonwealth Day 2019

The Commonwealth Flag has been raised by Malvern Hills District Council to mark Commonwealth Day 2019. Yesterday (Monday 11 March), Chairman Cllr Andrea Morgan raised the flag above the Council House in Malvern. The flag was one of 1,000 Commonwealth Flags flown in countries around the world as a celebration of the organisation’s values of peace, democracy and equality. ...

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...