Parents' fury after 'discriminating' school trip

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:42pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER school faced a fierce backlash as parents voted with their feet after only non-English speaking children were taken on a trip.

Money for new Kidderminster square approved

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10433110)

10:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL Kidderminster revamp plan will go ahead as Worcestershire County Council approves a £1.5million grant.

Rubbish fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:16pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A LARGE quantity of rubbish which was on fire in Heathfield Road, Stourport, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

Pensioner dies from heroin overdose

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

11:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN INQUEST held into the death of a Kidderminster pensioner, who died of a heroin overdose, has recorded an open conclusion.

Jobseeker figures in Wyre Forest second highest in county

10:32am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE amount of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dropped by more than 850 people in the past year.

High speed police chase after smash and grab raid

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SMASH and grab raid suspects led police on a 20-mile car chase - reaching speeds up to 80mph and running through traffic lights on red.

Railway going loco this week

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AFTER the success of the previous year's event, the annual Severn Valley Railway (SVR) Diesel Enthusiast's Gala returns this weekend.

Chaddesley hotel group wins national award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE group which runs a Chaddesley Corbett hotel has been awarded a coveted national accolade at a London award show.

Bewdley dancers get into the groove

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DANCE sessions for all ages and abilities are being held each month at St Georges Hall in Bewdley.

Memorial bench for Stourport teen stolen

Kidderminster Shuttle: MEMORIAL GARDEN: From left, Mike Green, Stephanie Jones, Rob Jones, Ryan Murphy,  Kelly Payton, April Jones, Bradley Owen, and Terry Priest when the memorial garden was opened. 371412MH

2:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MEMORIAL bench for a Stourport teenager who died after being crushed by a car has been stolen.

Inquiry call over nurse's "ruined" career

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt is being urged to order an inquiry into allegations that a Kidderminster psychiatric nurse’s career was ruined by “unfounded allegations and bullying”.

UK's first cyber essentials course to be held at Malvern

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE UK's first cyber essentials assessors course will be held at the National Cyber Skills Centre on Malvern Hills Science Park.

Rare dog food stolen in raid

11:02am Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after burglars stole £1,400 worth of dog food from kennels in Bewdley.

Kidderminster fire crews alerted to two incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIRE crews were alerted to two incidents in Kidderminster yesterday.

Village society recieves £50k heritage funding

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ARCHAEOLOGISTS will be descending on Abberley after the village received £50,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Two million miles reached by SVR trains

Kidderminster Shuttle: LANDMARK FIGURES: In the last 46 years, Severn Valley Railway trains have notched up two million miles on the rails.

6:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Severn Valley Railway (SVR) is celebrating another landmark in its illustrious history after its trains notched up two million miles on the rails.

Wyre Forest firefighters give advice to the elderly

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Firefighters in Wyre Forest are supporting the Chief Fire Officers Association’s Ageing Safely Week.

Time to nominate your sporting hero

3:01pm Monday 29th September 2014

NOMINATIONS for Wyre Forest's sporting heroes are now being taken.

Mayor urges Bewdley residents to attend flood meetings

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bewdley flood barriers go up

10:39am Monday 29th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Bewdley are being invited to two drop-in sessions hosted by the Environment Agency (EA) to discuss the town’s future flood management.

Reunion for ex-carpet workers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Possible candidate? The Museum of Carpet in Green Street which has brought the town’s former Stour Vale carpet mill back to life.

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

EX-CARPET makers have been invited to attend a reunion where they can share memories of working in the Kidderminster trade.

African dance troupe to perform in Stourport

Kidderminster Shuttle: WARRIORS: The Osiligi African dance troupe will be performing in Stourport as part of their eleventh UK tour.

6:20am Monday 29th September 2014

A TRADITIONAL African dance troupe will be performing in Stourport as part of their eleventh UK tour.

Art on show

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

GREAT Witley artists are putting the final brush strokes to their paintings ready for an exhibition.

Abbie gets in the swim in bid for sporting stardom

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

STOURPORT swimmer Abbie Rowley's Olympic size dreams came a step closer to reality when she was singled out by a "talent" programme.

Lessons in skill learning at the library

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

6:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

WYRE Forest libraries are hosting various courses this autumn for people who would like to learn a new skill or craft.

Table Top Sale in Stourton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

STOURTON village hall will be staging another of their popular fayres and table top sales next month.

RTC on the A448 in Chaddesley Corbett

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:03pm Saturday 27th September 2014

FIRE crews from Kidderminster were alerted to a road traffic collision on the A448 in Chaddesley Corbett this morning.

Woman injured having her handbag snatched

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:28am Saturday 27th September 2014

A 60-year-old woman sustained injuries when she had her handbag snatched from her in Kidderminster.

People freed from trapped lift

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:18am Saturday 27th September 2014

TWO people who were trapped in a lift at the Premier Inn Hotel in Weavers Wharf, Kidderminster, were freed by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday evening.

Resident labels park an anti-social behaviour hotspot

Kidderminster Shuttle: TROUBLE HOTSPOT: A local resident has raised concerns over anti-social behaviour at Borrington Park.

7:32am Saturday 27th September 2014

YOUTHS are wheel-spinning cars, smoking marijuana and starting fires at a Kidderminster park, according to a local resident.

Postman raises £4k with cycle

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A POSTMAN from Dunley will be delivering more than £4,000 to charity after completing a bike ride between London and Paris.

SVR receives tool donation from store

Kidderminster Shuttle: DONATION: Sam James and Nick Ralls joined by staff from B&Q's Kidderminster store and Severn Valley Railway apprentices at the donation presentation.

6:40am Saturday 27th September 2014

A DIY store in Kidderminster has helped keep essential restoration work at Severn Valley Railway (SVR) on track by donating equipment.

Pupils go back to the future

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

TO mark the first month of their new headteacher’s reign, pupils at a Stourport school have been speculating about its future.

Entertainment partnership for parish hall

4:51pm Friday 26th September 2014

HARTLEBURY Parish Hall is hosting a new programme of music, dance and theatre, after teaming up with entertainment company Shindig.

Bewdley Deli is top of the taste charts

Kidderminster Shuttle: Deli at Bewdley shortlisted by Good Food, for best deli in Midlands.
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2:35pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BEWDLEY food store has proved it is "deli-icious" and is on its way to be crowned Best Deli in the Midlands.

All the fun of the Harvest Fair

Kidderminster Shuttle: HARVEST FAIR: Heavy horses that will be demonstrating on the day.

1:04pm Friday 26th September 2014

Visitors to a popular annual fair in Hartlebury are set to enjoy a bigger and better event this year.

Kidderminster man champions outdoor adventure

Kidderminster Shuttle: GREAT OUTDOORS: Nick Hands, back left, with children at Malvern Outdoor Elements.

12:37pm Friday 26th September 2014

ABSEILING, kayaking and raft-building are just some of the adrenaline-filled activities being experienced by Wyre Forest children and young people, thanks to a new business venture.

Student making a bang as he tours Europe with rockers Black Stone Cherry

Kidderminster Shuttle: Connor Di Leo and Black Stone Cherry drummer John Fred Young visiting the grave of Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, in Redditch

12:25pm Friday 26th September 2014

A MUSIC student is getting ready for his career to soar as he provides technical and musical support for an American rock band as they tour the UK and Europe.

Fire crews alerted to multiple incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:19am Friday 26th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Wyre Forest were called to a number of incidents yesterday afternoon.

Frustration as re-opening of Civic Theatre Hall is delayed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THIS week was meant to herald a new dawn for entertainment in Stourport with the re-opening of the Civic Theatre Hall.

Former mayor donates to two good causes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Friday 26th September 2014

A FORMER Mayor of Bewdley has handed a financial boost to two local good causes.

Teenage duo take to the skies for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 26th September 2014

TWO Stourport teenagers have raised more than £2,000 for St Richard’s Hospice after jumping out of a plane thousands of feet above the ground.

Summer readers to be celebrated

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

6:20am Friday 26th September 2014

WYRE Forest children who have completed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge are being invited to a special award ceremony at their local library to receive their medals and certificates.

National orchestra to perform in Cleobury

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THE Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing in Cleobury Mortimer on Sunday, September 28.

Open evening event at school's sixth form

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER free school is holding an open evening for its sixth form on Tuesday (September 30).

Stourport's Tesco store finally opens

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:58pm Thursday 25th September 2014

STOURPORT’S new Tesco store was officially opened this morning with a little help from a 99-year-old former employee.

Councillor calls Kidderminster "thriving" while businesses say they are "ignored"

Kidderminster Shuttle: GHOST TOWN: This was the scene in Worcester Street at 10.30am on Monday, September 21 (10679430)

9:04am Thursday 25th September 2014

BUSINESSES in this Kidderminster street have hit out against plans from the council to refurbish a "busy" part of the town and "ignoring" them.

One night only for Your Music Charity Concert

Kidderminster Shuttle: LIVE MUSIC: Stourport Brass Band will perform at the Your Music Charity Concert.

4:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN evening of live music in Kidderminster will raise money for three good causes.

Operation Weld sees 13 offenders arrested

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:27pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CO-ORDINATED series of raids by West Mercia Police have been carried out across the country today as part of an ongoing operation targeting prolific drug and organised crime offenders.

Tree fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CONIFER trees which were alight in Chiltern Close, Great Witley, were put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

Wyre Forest firms urged to tap into £4.5m fund to support offshore wind growth

Kidderminster Shuttle: WIND FUND: Wyre Forest firms urged to tap into offshore wind market

10:48am Thursday 25th September 2014

MANUFACTURERS in Wyre Forest are being encouraged to exploit opportunities in the offshore wind market through a new funding stream.




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