Apprentices key to success for businesses

A café owner and a digital marketing company have become the latest in a growing list of businesses turning to apprenticeships as a way of training their future workforce. Latest figures show almost 700 young people started apprenticeships in Malvern Hills District between April 2017 and the end of September last year. They are increasingly being seen as an attractive alternative to...

Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

Malvern Hills District Council has shown its support by raising a flag to mark the lead-up to Armed Forces Day. Today (Tuesday), Cllr Dean Clarke, Chairman of the Council, raised the flag above the Council House to recognise the contribution made by all military communities past and present. This year, Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday, 29 June, and is a chance to show...

Councillors meet with First Bus to discuss future plans

Councillors from Malvern Hills District and Wychavon District Councils have met with First Bus to discuss the future of services in both districts. The meeting followed the announcement by FirstGroup that First Bus will be separating from the company, by sale or other means. Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands, met with councillors at the Council House in Malvern on...

Watch the latest TEDxMalvern talks on ‘Positive Progress and Optimism’

People around the world now have the chance to hear from inspiring local thought leaders through a series of free videos filmed at a recent TEDxMalvern event. The evening, which was held at the Coach House Theatre on 24 April, featured a line-up of fantastic live speakers, screenings of informative TED Talks and offered a chance for guests to network and discuss ideas. With the...

Morgan cars take to the roads to celebrate re-launch of Elgar Route

Around 20 Morgan cars took to the roads across Worcestershire to celebrate the re-launch of the historic Elgar Route. The route, which was re-launched on Thursday (30 May) is a 37-mile journey around the Malverns and Worcestershire which follows in the footsteps of the legendary composer, Sir Edward Elgar. People can drive, cycle and take in walks on the newly sign-posted route...