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Butterflies of Malvern Hills celebrated in new guide

Monday 11 June 2018

Last year was a bumper year for our local butterflies with a 75% increase on 2016 and one of the best years in the past decade. Even our rarest butterfly, the Malvern Grayling, appeared earlier than ever on 23rd June and their population increased t…

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Thank you to our Volunteers

Tuesday 05 June 2018

This week is Volunteers' Week and we'd like to say a huge thank you to all the volunteers who support us. A wide range of tasks are carried out by almost 100 Malvern Hills Trust volunteers who help to keep this landscape special for people and wildl…

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Disabled access provided to Malvern Hills

Thursday 31 May 2018

For a third year running a access partnership is providing disabled access to the Malvern Hills. On Tuesday 5th June, Land Rover Experience Eastnor, Malvern Rotary Club, Cafe H2O and the Malvern Hills Trust are working together to transport people w…

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Malverns featured on BBC Countryfile Spring Diaries

Wednesday 30 May 2018

The iconic landscape of the Malvern Hills are this week being celebrated on BBC Countryfile Diaries.For this week, John Craven and the team are based at the Malvern Hills sharing views and stories from this iconic landscape.The programmes are being a…

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BBC presenter celebrates Malvern book launch

Friday 25 May 2018

BBC Radio 4 presenter and author Brett Westwood arrived in Malvern yesterday (Thursday 24th May) to celebrate the launch of a new book – The Nature of the Malverns. The Nature of the Malverns is the first book to cover all aspects of this iconic nat…

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Common's wildlife nationally recognised

Thursday 24 May 2018

Today, Natural England is taking a proactive step to safeguard the future health and resilience of Malvern Common, near Great Malvern, by designating it a Site of Special Scientific interest. The SSSI covers 20.75 hectares of the common and will help…

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New children's activity on Malvern Hills

Wednesday 23 May 2018

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 …

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Bluebells damaged by visitors

Friday 11 May 2018

The bluebells on the Malvern Hills look spectacular at this time of year and one particular spot along Jubilee Drive is particularly popular. Sadly a number of people have been trampling the bluebells to get their 'perfect shot'.  We're asking those…

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Email Service down

Sunday 06 May 2018

We're sorry but our email service is currently down. We are unable to receive incoming emails.  This error has been reported to our IT support and we hope to have this up and running as soon as possible.

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Sheep and lambs make welcome return to Hills

Tuesday 01 May 2018

Sheep and lambs are making a welcome return to the Hills this week and we're urging dog walkers to take extra care when visiting. This time last year, a lamb and ewe were killed by dogs on one single weekend on the Hills and Commons.  There are many…

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