Floods anniversary marked with renewed commitment to protect communities

Malvern Hills District Council has marked the tenth anniversary of the floods that devastated the district with a renewed commitment to continue to do everything possible to reduce the impact of flooding on communities.   The district was subject to extensive flash and river flooding when about a month’s worth of rainfall fell in just a few hours on Friday, 20 July 2007....

Signs revamp points the way

Some of Malvern’s historic signs have been revamped to make it easier for visitors to find their way around.   A number of finger posts, old signs and Victorian posts have been given a fresh coat of paint or undergone other restoration work to restore them to their former glory.   The work was carried out as part of the Great Malvern: Route to the Hills project...

Top fencer among sports awards winners 2017

A top young fencer and a teenager who helped rescue a junior football team from collapse were among the winners of this year’s Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards.   More than 200 dignitaries, guests and nominees packed into the event’s new home of the Bank House Hotel to discover the winners of the 13 awards on offer. A total of 60 nominations were submitted for this...

New dog control powers come into force

New powers to help deal with people who fail to control or clean up after their dogs have come into force across the district.   Malvern Hills District Council has become the first in Worcestershire to introduce a Public Space Protection Order for Dog Control, which creates three new offences. They are failing  to carry a dog poop bag or other means to clean up...

Women’s cycling group pedal to success

Women have recently been transformed from couch to 50k in just ten weeks.   The beginners cycling programme started on 2 May and finished on Sunday 9 July in Malvern.   The initiative was set up by Malvern Hills District Council with the aim of helping people lead a more active lifestyle, improve fitness and well-being, and build confidence and stamina on a bike. ...