Go from Couch Potato to Runner in Just 12 Weeks

Go from Couch Potato to Runner in Just 12 Weeks

Residents are being encouraged to lace up their running shoes and get active with the return of ‘Couch to 5k’. The fun and informal running group is aimed at complete beginners of all ages and will start from Thursday, June 7 at Malvern Town Football Club at 10.30am...
Mello Festival 2018 – May 25th – 27th 2018

Mello Festival 2018 – May 25th – 27th 2018

Severn End Country Estate, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire Arriving at their brand new setting, Mello Festival has everything for the family to enjoy over the Bank Holiday weekend Top International artists, Six stages, over one hundred acts and performers, World Food...
Mother Prepares for a Journey to Save a Lifetime

Mother Prepares for a Journey to Save a Lifetime

The mother of a 20 year-old Worcestershire woman is desperately calling for renewed support from friends to total strangers to help crowdfund specialist neuro and spinal surgery in Barcelona to save her daughter’s life. Antonia Payne-Cheney, ‘Tonia’, from Eckington,...
Restored Artwork Showcases Malvern’s Past

Restored Artwork Showcases Malvern’s Past

Rare pieces of artwork that have been restored to their former glory are set to go on show at Malvern Library as part of a new exhibition. “Malvern through the Centuries” features numerous paintings and prints tracking how Malvern has changed over the years from a...
Call for Schools to Support Hospice Snowdrop Appeal

Call for Schools to Support Hospice Snowdrop Appeal

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging local schools to plant swathes of snowdrops to help support its care. A total of 8,000 bulbs have been donated by St Peter’s Garden Centre in Worcester – the third year that the centre has supported the hospice in this way. Planting...
Can you beat the Letterboxing challenge?

Can you beat the Letterboxing challenge?

Children and families will have the chance to get active whilst exploring the Malvern Hills thanks to the launch of a fun new treasure hunt. Letterboxing is an orienteering challenge where participants use a notebook with clues including a free map to find 25 rubber...
Hospice’s Write a Will Scheme Announces Record Figures

Hospice’s Write a Will Scheme Announces Record Figures

A Will writing campaign led by St Richard’s Hospice has announced record fundraising figures. The Write a Will scheme –  which sees Worcestershire solicitors’ firms offering people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £95 or a double one for £150, with all...
MOVE OVER HARRY AND MEGHAN, ABRAXAS ABSEIL FOR MAAC

MOVE OVER HARRY AND MEGHAN, ABRAXAS ABSEIL FOR MAAC

It’s the date of the most talked about wedding of the year and The Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United, but 19th May is also the date when two members of the Abraxas team will abseil from the roof of the Hampton by Hilton Hotel in Birmingham,...
Marathon Man ‘Blind Dave’ to Speak at Sports Awards

Marathon Man ‘Blind Dave’ to Speak at Sports Awards

The first and only blind man to complete seven marathons in seven days on seven continents has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at this year’s Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards. Dave Heeley – affectionately known as Blind Dave – will tell his...
Employment expert warns over World Cup AWOL risk

Employment expert warns over World Cup AWOL risk

With the FIFA World Cup tournament only a matter of weeks away, a Worcestershire employment lawyer has warned county businesses that they must prepare for staff going AWOL during the month-long football showpiece. The alert has come from employment law specialist...
Commonwealth Success Recognised by Council

Commonwealth Success Recognised by Council

Malvern’s cycling sensation Evie Richards has been formally recognised for her Commonwealth Games success by members of Malvern Hills District Council. The 21-year-old represented Team England at the games on Australia’s Gold Coast and claimed a silver medal in the...