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Temporary closure of Thirds Wood

Friday 20 October 2017

We will be temporarily closing Thirds Wood to ensure public safety whilst essential tree works take place. We will be undertaking essential tree management works within Thirds Wood this November.  Paths into the wood, which straddles Jubilee Drive, …

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Cattle make welcome return to Old Hills

Wednesday 11 October 2017

This autumn, a small herd of furry faces made a welcome return to the Old Hills, Callow End. Over the last three years, a local farmer has worked with the Malvern Hills Trust to reintroduce a small herd of highland cattle to graze this landscape. H…

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Helping local people protect Malverns green space

Monday 09 October 2017

Malvern is a great place to live with lots of access to green spaces for relaxation and enjoyment. To help protect these precious places and keep them special for everyone, we have put together a booklet for local residents who live adjacent to or n…

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Grazier provides shocking record of dogs attacking sheep

Wednesday 04 October 2017

The Malvern Hills Trust is urging dog owners to put their dogs on a lead when walking near livestock on the Hills and Commons after receiving a shocking report from one of the Hills graziers. The farmer, who grazes his livestock on the Malvern Hills…

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What's happening to our Horse Chestnuts?

Thursday 28 September 2017

You may have noticed that some of the Horse Chestnut trees around Malvern went brown very early this year.  This is due to a pest called the Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner. The larvae of the moth Cameraria ohridella mine within the leaf of the tree and c…

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Tour of Britain comes to the Malverns

Monday 04 September 2017

The Tour of Britain will once again be passing through the Malvern Hills. On the 10th September, some of the world's greatest riders will be winding their way up and over the Malvern Hills.  The final stage of this year's Tour starts off in Worceste…

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Brackenburn are back!

Wednesday 30 August 2017

We're pleased to welcome Brackenburn back to the Malvern Hills. Following great success in 2016, Brackenburn will be returning to the Malvern Hills to harvest bracken from the Commons.Over the next couple of weeks the bracken will be cut, left to re…

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Trust appealing for information after sheep attacked

Tuesday 18 July 2017

We are appealing for information after a sheep was attacked by a dog at the weekend. The attack happened on Saturday 15th July on Black Hill.  Following the attack the owners fled the scene with the dog and the Malvern Hills trust are now working wi…

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Fight continues to save Worcestershire's rarest butterfly

Tuesday 11 July 2017

The good news is that the first Grayling butterfly emerged on the 23rd June this year, which is the earliest on record, and the population is the highest for several years.  Perhaps this year will be the turning point for this very rare species. Wes…

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Refurbishment works at St Ann's Well

Friday 07 July 2017

Over the coming 4 months the Malvern Hills Trust is carrying out major refurbishment works to St Ann's Well. The charismatic listed building will be having a range of essential works carried out to both the inside and outside to include:  windows, g…

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