Two cars crash on Kidderminster roundabout near Dunelm

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

A LAND Rover went into a barrier after it crashed with another car on a Kidderminster roundabout.

Kidderminster recruitment staff to take on charity's second Lantern Walk

Kidderminster Shuttle: VITAL FUNDS: First Personnel has sponsored the Acorns Lantern Walk and will be participating in the charity event in October.

11:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

SHINING through to support a children's hospice, staff from the Kidderminster branch of recruitment firm First Personnel will be taking part in the second annual Lantern Walk.

Soaking scouts support local cause

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOAKING scouts participated in a freezing fundraiser yesterday evening.

Scaffolder poles apart from competition in national awards

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:31am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man has won the prestigious National Construction College (NCC) Scaffolding Apprentice of the Year award.

Exercise class to raise funds for heart charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman is raising money for a charity which provides support to families affected by cardiomyopathy.

Future of festival at risk

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE future of a regional arts event is at risk, if a new batch of volunteers do not come forward.

History society host monthly talk

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

MILITARY history buffs were in attendance for a talk entitled The Battle of Crecy – 1346 at a monthly society meeting.

Sufferers of rare cancer start fundraising

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SUFFERERS of a rare cancer took on a walking challenge on Sunday to raise funds for the fight against the little-known illness.

West Mercia Police recruiting for student police officers

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

1:56pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEST Merica Police are on the hunt for suspects described as being honest and compassionate to take up a role with the police force.

Sinclaire enters no plea to fraud allegations

Kidderminster Shuttle: MEP Nikki Sinclaire

12:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FORMER West Midlands MEP has appeared before magistrates accused of money laundering offences after an inquiry into her expense claims.

Church prepares for special weekend

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ST Bartholomew's Church at Bayton is getting ready for a special weekend which will include marking the sacrifice of villagers who gave their lives in the First World War.

War exhibition attracts hundreds of visitors

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended a First World War commemorative exhibition in Kidderminster Town Hall last weekend (September 13 and 14).

Horticultural show blossoms

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Horticultural Society’s 60th annual show went “exceedingly well” and was a “lovely day out”.

Popular cafe re-opens in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A POPULAR Kidderminster cafe has re-opened after planning approval for 31 new houses forced it to leave its previous home.

West Midlands MEP hits out at legal highs

Kidderminster Shuttle: OH CRUMBS! James Carver, UKIP MEP hits out at European advice over eating toast.

9:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEST Midlands MEP James Carver has welcomed calls for so-called "legal highs" to be banned.

Flash, Bang and Infra-red Wallop. Innovative photography on display for first time

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10429128)

9:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN innovative photographer, whose work was first publicised in a Worcester News article in July, is to have his pictures displayed in Malvern as part of a "technological world firsts" exhibition.

Former MEP Nikki Sinclaire appears in court on fraud charges

Kidderminster Shuttle: MEP Nikki Sinclaire

9:21am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FORMER West Midlands MEP will appear before magistrates today (Wednesday, September 17) accused of money laundering offences after an inquiry into her expense claims.

Student shaves head for sister

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER girl has shaved her head in a show of sisterly solidarity.

Student business shortlisted for award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A STUDENT run business has been shortlisted as one of the top companies in the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Award for successful entrepreneurs.

Kidderminster man died of drug abuse, court hears

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

6:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man died after taking heroin, alcohol and other drugs, a coroner’s court has heard.

Neighbours oppose garden joinery workshop

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for a joinery workshop in the garden of a home in Stourport, despite residents’ complaints noisy industrial use is inappropriate for their residential area.

Refurbished hospital prayer room opened to everyone

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW prayer room has been formally opened at Kidderminster Hospital after a full refurbishment last month.

Kidderminster could get £1.5million towards town centre facelift

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10433110)

5:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE County Council is set to decide whether they are going to stump up £1.5million to fulfil a "long standing ambition" to give Kidderminster Town Centre a facelift.

Hartlebury Castle hosts its first Bridal Fashion Show

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10430051)

4:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE first ever Bridal Fashion Show at Hartlebury Castle, near Kidderminster, will take place at the end of the month.

Missing Kidderminster man held on farm for 13 years, court is told

Kidderminster Shuttle: e Back home: Darrell Simester, who has been reunited with his family after 13 years.

3:26pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A "VULNERABLE" man was forced to work every day for 13 years for no pay at a farm near Newport with just an animal trough to wash in at one point, Cardiff Crown Court heard yesterday.

M&S serving cake and waxing staff for World's Biggest Coffee Morning


3:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A DEPARTMENT store in Kidderminster will be serving up hot drinks with sides of cake, hair and sweat as they take part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Trial for missing Kidderminster man forced to work for free gets underway

Kidderminster Shuttle: e Back home: Darrell Simester, who has been reunited with his family after 13 years.

1:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TRIAL against two men accused of forcing a Kidderminster man to work on their farm for no pay has got underway.

People urged to protect their eye sight for National Eye Health Week

Kidderminster Shuttle: Glaucoma warning to Devon residents

12:51pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being urged to take better care of their eye sight as the county council takes part in National Eye Health Week.

Carpet firm fined £10,000 after vessel explodes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER carpet company has been fined after a large pressure vessel exploded and propelled the quarter-tonne lid into the air.

WI centenary baton arrives in Wyre Forest

Kidderminster Shuttle: CELEBRATIONS: The centenary baton was handed over at the Sever Valley Railway station in Kidderminster to Gill Lowe (left) from Veronica Herridge (right) and her granddaughter Kate Gittins

11:03am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MEMBERS of Kidderminster's Women's Institute group welcomed the foundation's centenary baton into the town last week.

Choir director faces the music after impersonating Hitler

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:55am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LEADING light in a top Kidderminster choir was thrown out of an internationally famous music festival for impersonating Hitler - in front of German singers in Worcester Cathedral.

First-class student gives advice to school leavers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STOURPORT man who recently achieved a first class degree from his university is giving advice to school leavers who did not achieve top grades.

Judo club raises funds for two-year-old Riley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MARTIAL art enthusiasts in Kidderminster have raised more than £1,100 for a two-year-old boy who lost his mother to cervical cancer last year.

Celebration for NHS staff at cathedral

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

6:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month to celebrate the work of NHS staff around the county.

Vintage event brings back community spirit in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS in Kidderminster have revived the community spirit of days gone by at an event hosted by a Worcestershire-based housing association.

Mystery over death of two-year-old girl

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

The medical cause of a two-year-old Stourport girl's sudden death remains a mystery after an inquest - leaving her heartbroken family with unanswered questions.

Countdown to opening of Stourport Tesco has begun

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE COUNTDOWN to the opening of Stourport’s new supermarket has begun as staff members start to stack the shelves.

‘Professional robber’ caged after armed raids

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A Bewdley man described as a "professional robber" has been locked up for 16 years for taking part in two terrifying armed raids on building societies in Halesowen and Bearwood.

Animal rights group thanks Kidderminster shoppers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:50pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN ANIMAL rights group has thanked Kidderminster shoppers for their support after they raised more than £160 for a national protection charity.

Boy's birthday present stolen from family's car

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SCHOOLBOY had a life lesson for his birthday as his real present was stolen out of his parents’ car.

Two Kidderminster stores closed as Phones 4u goes into administration

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:46pm Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u stores in Kidderminster will be closed today after the business was put into administration, putting 5,600 jobs at risk.

Long-term unemployed celebrate Tesco jobs

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than 40 previously unemployed people have been given jobs at Stourport’s new Tesco development in Severn Road.

Bewdley Town Council outlines crime concerns

Kidderminster Shuttle: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

VIOLENT crime, anti-social behaviour and speeding traffic are “very big” problems in Bewdley according to the town’s council.

Anti badger cull protesters to send petition to environment secretary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Monday 15th September 2014

A WYRE Forest group which is against the culling of badgers has collected hundreds of signatures towards a petition from the Kidderminster public.

Staff take leap of faith for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 15th September 2014

DARING staff at a Wyre Forest events and venues company have taken on a thrilling challenge in aid of charity.

Golf club backs Macmillan Cancer Support

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Monday 15th September 2014

MEMBERS and friends of Habberley Golf Club raised £1,220 for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on Saturday, August 20.

Event revives 90s music

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A REVIVAL of nineties music is set to strike a chord with audiences who know what they really, really want at The Rose Theatre on September 19 and 20.

National campaign launched in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A NATIONAL campaign to protect vulnerable park home owners from harsh winters was launched in Wolverley yesterday (Thursday, September 11).

Meal service loses wheels

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

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised by Wyre Forest residents about plans to stop a vital meals on wheels service.

Artist realises dream of gallery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A STOURPORT teacher and artist is following her lifetime dream by opening a new art gallery and coffee shop in the town.


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