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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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Job Vacancy

Friday 23 June 2017

Please note that this vacancy has now been filled -  An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our outdoor staff in one of Britain's most iconic landscapes. The successful candidate will carry out a wide range of practical tasks involved in managi…

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Visitors urged to take care as wildfire risk increases

Thursday 22 June 2017

With the recent hot, dry weather, visitors to the Malvern Hills are being reminded to be aware of the risk of wildfires on the Hills and Common. This summer's high temperatures and low rainfall has resulted in the drying of the vegetation including …

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Notice of car park closures

Friday 16 June 2017

Four car parks on the Malvern Hills will be closed for two days next week to allow line painting to be carried out. The car parks at British Camp, Beacon Road, Jubilee Drive and North Quarry will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday 20th and 21st of J…

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Malvern Hills Trust warns of dangers of swimming in Gullet Quarry

Friday 26 May 2017

As summer approaches, the Malvern Hills trust are reminding the public of the dangers of swimming in Gullet Quarry. This well-known beauty spot is visited by walkers and picnickers but on hot summer days people can be tempted to cool off in the wate…

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