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...

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 21 st  Century Cycling Proficiency programme, aims to develop better and safer cycling habits. The sessions will be available to both adults and children...