Driving ban for Kidderminster man

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:55am Friday 31st October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man was handed a year-long driving ban at Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Protestors vow to continue Tesco battle

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:31am Friday 31st October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to continue fighting supermarket giant Tesco and stop a new store being built on the site of an Areley Kings pub.

Flooding fears over proposed removal of defence barriers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:25am Friday 31st October 2014

A BEWDLEY resident fears the town could be plunged into the “dark ages” if barriers designed to protect properties from flooding are removing.

Theft sentence hearing adjourned for second week

10:47am Friday 31st October 2014

A SENTENCE hearing for a woman guilty of stealing a toy from a Kidderminster supermarket has been adjourned for another week.

Manager’s Great Wall charity trek

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

THE manager of Kidderminster’s Homebase store called her charity trek across the Great Wall of China a “phenomenal experience”.

Author shares her school memories

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

COOKLEY residents can enjoy a nostalgic look back at the history of the village school in the latest offering from a local author.

New care directory launched

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:40am Friday 31st October 2014

A NEW directory which provides information about care choices across Worcestershire has been released.

School's supermarket Hallowe'en party

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 31st October 2014

PUPILS from a Kidderminster primary school visited their local Sainsbury’s store for a morning of Hallowe'en events.

New civic manifesto praised by chairman

Kidderminster Shuttle: Griff Rhys Jones at Addingham

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A NEW national manifesto for the civic society movement has been welcomed by the chairman of Bewdley Civic Society.

Coroners confirm woman's death by natural cases

Kidderminster Shuttle: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

5:40am Friday 31st October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman died as a result of natural causes, a coroners court has concluded.

Man refuses to get out of canal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN refused to get out of the canal at Weavers Wharf, Kidderminster, when asked by West Mercia Police on Wednesday, October 29.

Man dies from fall in his home

Kidderminster Shuttle: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

4:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man died as a result of falling at his home, a coroners court has concluded.

Weekend Firework Festival for West Midland Safari Park

Kidderminster Shuttle: FIREWORKS: The sky's the limit for the weekend Firework Festival at West Midland Safari Park

1:07pm Thursday 30th October 2014

FOLLOWING the success of last year’s event, for the first time West Midland Safari Park will be holding its annual Firework Festival for two days.

Fireworks and bonfire safety during industrial action

11:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to attend organised fireworks displays this weekend because of the Firefighter industrial action.

Sounds of Africa on safari

Kidderminster Shuttle: CHILDRENS CHOIR: The Pearl of Africa Children’s Choir on safari at West Midland Safari Park.

10:36am Thursday 30th October 2014

VISITORS to West Midland Safari Park were treated to an extra special live performance from an African children’s choir.

Kidderminster Jobcentre to go digital

9:32am Thursday 30th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Jobcentre is among those to undergo a digital revolution.

People will get the blues when Mumbo-Jumbo comes to town

Kidderminster Shuttle: MUMBO-JUMBO: Blues musicians Oliver Carpenter and Chris Lomas will perform in Mumbo-Jumbo at Great Witley Village Hall on Friday, October 3.

8:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

AUDIENCES in Great Witley will be feeling blue when Mumbo-Jumbo hit the a stage with their own take on the genre.

Players to bring WW1 to life

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

CLEOBURY Players will be putting on three performances of R.C. Sherriff’s Journey’s End in November.

Hospital waiting times available online

Kidderminster Shuttle: NHS England South has appointed Sarah Elliott the new director for nursing and quality

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

WAITING times at Worcestershire Royal Hospital's accident and emergency department and Kidderminster Hospital can now be viewed online.

Course explores the Christian faith

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

WYRE Forest Christians have completed a course designed to relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.

Final funds are still on offer

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE is still time for Wyre Forest groups to apply for funding to help with community initiatives.

Attempted robbery on Kidderminster pensioner

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:39pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN attempted robbery on a 90-year-old woman took place yesterday in Kidderminster.

Carpet museum launches new WW1 book and exhibition

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:52pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER’s Museum of Carpet welcomed local author Sally Dickson to launch her new book – Great War Britain: Kidderminster Remembering 1914-18.

Bewdley Pumpkin Fayre hailed a success

12:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BEWDLEY Pumpkin Fayre was hailed extremely successful for another year as the town’s shops decorated their shop windows with pumpkins.

Every Number You Need Information Guide needs you!

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:28pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NEWSQUEST, the company that owns The Shuttle, is currently in the process of compiling this year's Every Number You Need Information Guides and is appealing for local groups and organisations from Wyre Forest to get in touch.

Knife approach in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:27am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN holding what is believed to be a flick knife approached a 24-year-old man in Kidderminster on Monday afternoon.

School launches outdoor classrooms

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

PUPILS at Abberley Hall School will now be learning in the open air due to the launch of an array of outdoor classrooms.

Stay safe this bonfire night

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being urged by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service to stay safe this bonfire night.

Twinned town groups take Kidderminster tour

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 29th October 2014

MEMBERS of the 1st Kidderminster Boys’ Brigade hosted a Pathfinder Scouts group from Schobull, in Husum, Germany – Kidderminster’s twin town.

CCG promotes gardening project

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WYRE Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people with learning and physical disabilities to take part in a gardening and horticultural project.

Wolverley teacher wins national award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WOLVERLEY educator has been named as the Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School at the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards.

Fire safety advice during industrial action

4:40pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is urging members of the public to take extra care during the forthcoming Firefighter industrial action.

Support group raises £5000 for surgical robot appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle: SURGICAL ROBOT APPEAL: Kidderminster and District Prostate Cancer Support Group chairman Paul Brothwell handing the cheque over to lead cancer clinician Adel Makar for the Rory the Robot appeal

4:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE Kidderminster and District Prostate Cancer Support Group has raised £5000 for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s Rory the Robot appeal.

Photo-cards sold in Wolverley make a difference to children in Peru

Kidderminster Shuttle: THANK YOU: The children involved in Cadena de Amor project showing their gratitude to Jill Gramann with thank you banners

2:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PHOTO-CARDS made and sold in Wolverley have made a difference to disadvantaged children across the other side of the world.

Nomination deadline extended for local hero awards

Kidderminster Shuttle: PRIZES:  Some of the Beacon team with prizes on offer for the award winners. Left to right  Sue field, practice manager, Laura Sanderson, dental nurse, David Watson, dentist,  Bernice Bayliss, dental nurse and  Claire Kielstra, receptionist/ nurse

1:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE deadline for Malvern's Beacon Shining Light Awards has been extended until November 14 so that even more entries can be taken.

Stourport care home wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Kidderminster Shuttle: WEAR PINK: Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Ravenhurst Residential Care Home in Stourport.(L-R) Jayne Maile, Mary Hale and Terri O'Neill. 441410ET

12:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS at a Stourport care home donned their finest pink attire to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Hat-trick of awards for Baxter College support staff

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STAFF at Baxter College celebrated a hat-trick of wins at this year’s National Awards for School Support Staff.

Fun learning festival for the whole family

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WYRE Forest libraries are taking part in the National Family Learning Festival on Saturday, November 1.

Carpet museum celebrates its second birthday

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER’S Museum of Carpet celebrated its second birthday last weekend by providing visitors with a sweet treat.

Customer’s big win in store promotion

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A STOURPORT shopper bagged more than her groceries after taking home a £500 gift card from Tesco.

School donates to food bank

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHILDREN and families from a Stourport school have generously donated goodies to the Kidderminster Foodbank.

Teen fundraiser receives award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

THE inspirational sister of a Kidderminster toddler who lost his two-year fight with leukaemia has received a national award in recognition of helping to set up the charity Cords4Life.

International award for Kidderminster volunteer

4:54pm Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER volunteer who has spent most of his life raising awareness about diabetes has been given an international award for his work.

Long serving volunteer recognised

Kidderminster Shuttle: AWARD WINNER: Volunteer Jonathan Haley about to set out on another Dial-A-Ride journey

4:26pm Monday 27th October 2014

A VOLUNTEER for Wyre Forest Dial-A-Ride has been rewarded with an award which recognises his willing to go the extra mile in improving access for members.

Church appeals for war memorabilia

3:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER church is appealing to the community to help prepare the venue for its Remembrance Day service on November 9.

Car fire in Stourport extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:16pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CAR which was on fire in Kingsway, Stourport, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service this morning.

Smash and grab raiders behind bars

Kidderminster Shuttle: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

9:31am Monday 27th October 2014

TWO men who carried out a smash and grab raid on a music shop in Stourport town centre are now behind bars after sentence at Worcester Crown Court.

Video store up for county business award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER video shop which was only opened three months ago has been nominated for a Worcestershire Business Award.

Plea for war memorabilia

Kidderminster Shuttle: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER church is appealing to the community to help prepare the venue for its Remembrance Day service on November 9.

Free business advice and funding at networking breakfasts

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

BUSINESSES across Wyre Forest can gain access to valuable advice and funded support at a free network breakfast meeting in Kidderminster.




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