Leader calls for review of NHS funding to support housing growth

The Leader of Malvern Hills District Council has called on the Government to review the way funding is provided to hospitals to cope with the development of new homes. Cllr Sarah Rouse said the current situation was unfair on healthcare providers and councils shouldn’t be forced to choose between their local NHS and funding the infrastructure required to support new housing...

Community dog walk event in Malvern aims to bring people together

Malvern Hills District Council is showing its support for a community dog walk event which aims to get people ‘walking and talking’. Dogs and their owners are invited to the Reconnections Big Community Dog Walk at 6.30pm on Tuesday 20 August. Meeting at the H20 Café car park at the Wyche Innovation Centre, the walk will last up to 1.5 hours and includes a hill. ...

Popular courses helps budding cyclists develop skills

Budding cyclists can learn the skills they need to ride a bike safely with the ‘Bikeability’ programme. The nationally accredited course is available to both adults and children ensuring they gain practical cycle skills and have a better understanding of how to cycle on today’s roads. The Level Two (An Introduction to Bikeability) course is aimed at adults and children aged ten...

Malvern cyber apprentices are helping to keep the UK safe

  A duo of talented software engineers are helping to keep the UK safe by taking on apprenticeships at a Malvern business. Based at Malvern Hills Science Park, IQHQ design and manufacture high tech military hardware and secure communication equipment for the Ministry of Defence to use in war zones. Reece Husselbee and Callum White are currently undertaking Software...

Students learn about democracy during visit to Malvern Hills District Council

Malvern Hills District Council welcomed children from two local primary schools to take part in a fun-filled day of activities to learn about democracy. The two separate sessions saw children from St Matthias School and St Joseph’s School talk to councillors and officers at the council house about citizenship and democracy before holding a debate and mock vote. With the help of...