Tour the universe at festival family day

The chance to take a tour of the universe without leaving your seat is on offer as part of this year’s Malvern Festival of Innovation Family Day. The event takes place on Saturday, October 7 at Malvern Theatres and will see professional astrophysicist and science communicator Dr Megan Argo take visitors on a whirlwind ride through the solar system and beyond in just an hour. It is...

Free event will showcase services for older people

A free event has been organised by Malvern Hills District Council and Worcestershire County Council to showcase vital services available to older people, family, friends and carers.   The event takes place on Tuesday 10 October, from 11am to 2pm at The Memorial Hall in Upton Upon Severn where guests will be offered free refreshments. There will also be the opportunity to take...

Tourism plan officially launched

Showcasing The Malverns to international visitors and supporting investment in new tourist attractions forms part of a new plan to boost tourism in the district.   Malvern Hills District Council unveiled its Visitor Economy Action Plan to businesses from the sector on Wednesday (27 September) during its Autumn Tourism Forum at the Bank House Hotel.   The...

Call for volunteers to help with community litter pick day

The search is on for keen volunteers to help clean up the local community. The Pickersleigh Community Litter Pick day has been organised by Malvern Hills District Council and Fortis Living. The event takes place on Tuesday, 24 October from 10am – 1pm, meeting at Malvern Town Football Club. With free refreshments and all equipment is provided. Cllr Bronwen Behan,...

Take a seat on a piece of the past

Visitors to Malvern can now take a seat on a piece of the past thanks to the latest stage of the Route to the Hills project.   Five new benches have been installed in the town centre with each one featuring a unique bench-end depicting a story or legend linked to Malvern’s history.   Designs include the goat legs and cloven hooves of Mr Tumnus from the...