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 Angus and Rosemary's Miscellany

 of Malvern



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Links to other pages and web sites

Here are some other pages and sites those living in the Malvern Hills area might be interested in:-

(else click to view our pages about local businesses and services)

Local

Age UK Malvern and District (has office at Great Malvern station)

Barnards Green History Group

Bus Timetables

Citizens Advice Bureau, South Worcestershire (Malvern)

(has office on Engma Business Park, Malvern Link)

Facebook, see Malvern History Page below

Guarlford Women's Institute

Little Malvern and Welland Parish Council

Malvern & Colwall Branch of  'The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society'

Malvern Business Directory and Local Guide

Malvern Civic Society

Aims to conserve Malvern's heritage in conjunction with organising interesting talks, walks and social functions.

High Street Malvern

A small group concerned with the generation of ideas, relating to the commercial success of Malvern, which are then developed by others.

Malvern and District Community Action

Community Action run by volunteers can help if you need transport, eg to hospital, and do not have other means. There is a charge but they are very helpful.

Malvern Community Hospital

Malvern Family History Society

Malvern Gazette newspaper

Malvern Observer newspaper

Malvern Hills GeoCentre (near the Wyche Cutting)

Mobility scooter hire available for the disabled and less able

Malvern an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Snippets of information about the Malvern Hills edited by former Conservator Ray Roberts

Malvern Hills Trust

The Malvern Hills Trust was formerly known as the Malvern Hills Conservators

Malvern Hills District Council

Malvern Hills District Footpath Society

Malvern Museum of Local History

Malvern Hills Springs and Wells

This link takes you to the 'malvernwaters.co.uk' website which contains an informative description of the springs and wells of the Malvern Hills,  a list of books about the history of the area, and a section called Malverns Worldwide which lists  a surprisingly large number other towns named Malvern around the world; the latter section can also be reached by typing 'mavernsworldwide.info' into your web browser.

Malvern History Page on Facebook

On Facebook you will find a 'Malvern History Page' where many contributors have shared old photographs and stories about Malvern; an excellent resource.

Malvern Radar and Technology History Society

Malvern Taxi and transport information

Malvern Tourist Information Centre

This link takes you to the colourful official Tourist Guide for The Malverns which encompasses Malvern, Upton upon Severn and Tenbury Wells.

Malvern Town Council

Malvern's Future - Your Neighbourhood Plan

Malvern Town Council's neighbourhood plan.

Malvern U3A

Malvern Wells Weather Centre

Recycling Centres in Hereford and Worcester

Sight Concern Worcestershire

Sight Concern has local groups which meet at Christchurch in Barnards Green, and Malvern Link URC.

The Worcestershire Hub

Worcestershire County Council

Worcester Royal Hospital

Login to renew library books online

The HIVE the new Worcester city and university library also housing the Worcester Records Office. It is built on the the old market site next to the bus station. Go cross bridge from level 1 or walk up ramp from Angel Place.

Hanley Castle and Hanley Swan (History and old Photos)

Geograph photos of  the UK

Window on Wedderburn

A community website for the residents of Wederburn Road Malvern, which contains a lot of interesting information about the history of this part of Malvern and memories of residents.

Charities and community support

Click  here to go to a separate page of charity links

The Malvern Hills foodbank provides emergency food parcels for people experiencing a temporary financial crisis, and who have been issued with a voucher by a referring agency. The new website explains how the foodbank works, and how you can help; it also includes a shopping list of the most needed items.

Click to go to Malvern Hills foodbank website

Malvern Hills Home-Start, a national charity offering help to isolated families and new parents. Local office contact details:-

Doctors

Surgeries near Barnards Green:-

New Court Surgery, Prospect View

Malvern Health Centre, Prospect View

Dogzone

English Setter Association

English Setter Rescue Association

Midland English Setter Society

Severnset English Setters

Avenue Veterinary Centre Malvern

On the Dog Games website you can find information about training and harnesses for family pets that pull on the lead.

Kennels and Boarding

  • Sambourne Kennels, near Redditch -  exhibit (Llinlow) English Setters; also support English Setter rescue and offer pet grooming and boarding.
  • Brookend Boarding Kennels, Stocks Lane, Leigh Sinton
  • Half Key Boarding Kennels north of Malvern on the road to Leigh Sinton

Remember to book boarding kennels well in advance as they are often full during peak holiday periods.

Encyclopedia

Wikipedia

Family History

Ancestry.co.uk

You have to pay, but Premium membership now includes access to the 1911 census, 1939 register and the National Probate Calendar.

Free access to ancestry.com can be had at Malvern library; you will need to reserve a computer

British Newspaper Archive

A useful resource but you have to pay; free access can be had at the British Library in London

Bromsgrove and North Worcestershire

Scottish records

1911 Census

Federation of Family History Societies

New IGI Index

UKBMD Links to Births, Marriages and Deaths

UKGDL Links to Genealogical Directories and Lists

UKMFH Links to Military Family History

Health

NHS advice on healthy living

The NHS page above includes a link to advice about how much water to drink to avoid dehydration.

Drinking plenty of water is said to be good for joints.

OT Stores

Suppliers of occupational therapy and healthcare aids for the elderly and disabled. Located in Spring Lane, Malvern Link.

Murrays, the chemist located next to the traffic lights in Malvern Link also stocks aids for the elderly.

Motoring and travel

Buy train tickets

National Rail Enquiries

Transport Direct Journey Planner

The AA Route Planner

Good road maps on the scale of 2.5 miles to 1 inch are becoming scarce, as many people are now relying on Satnav, but such maps are still obtainable from The Map Shop in Upton upon Severn.

News reports

BBC News

Daily Mail

Sky News

Al Jazeera, an alternative source of world news

Recycling

The Internet based Freecycle network enables you to give away useful items free of charge as an alternative to throwing them in the bin. There is a Worcestershire group.

Religion

Church services at St Mary Guarlford, Madresfield, Powick and Callow End

Great Malvern Priory

St Leonard's Church Newland and the Beauchamp Community

Search for 'A Church Near You' in England

The Lyttleton Well - Christian Outreach Centre

St James church Welland near Malvern

Worcester Cathedral

Abroad

St George's Anglican Church, Malvern, Australia

(glimpse of another Malvern on the far side of the world)

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, Columbus Ohio

(choir has links with Worcester Cathedral)

A group of churches in Worcestershire, and beyond, support work in the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania click to find out more.

Technical

My Mate Vince

Useful DIY advice about wiring your home phone extensions and broadband.

Tradesmen

Water services - AG Pritchard

(based near Pershore)

Roofing repairs - AR Sneddon & Sons

(based at Cotheridge)

Tree surgeon - Tree Time Arboricultural Services

(based in Malvern Link)

Villages

Tourist information about Quothquan and Biggar in Scotland

Walks and walking groups

Malvern Hills District Footpath Society

Malvern Trail

Friends of the Malvern Hills - no website at the moment

Drill down into the Malvern U3A pages for details of the U3A walking groups

Web site development

Validate your HTML pages

Validate your Cascading Style Sheet

Tips on web page development

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Photo at top: the Malvern Hills viewed from Guarlford