Police officer was grabbed by throat while trying to detain drunk man

4:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN grabbed a police officer around the throat while he was trying to detain him on suspicion of a crime, a court heard.

Woman stole groceries to feed her family

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

A WOMAN stole food and groceries to feed her family after her benefits were stopped, a court heard.

Open day for village history project

Kidderminster Shuttle: INTERVIEW: Jan Jays of The Witleys Oral History Group being interviewed by Harvey Eggleton, Sam Bowater, Maya Turnor and Harriet Lowe of Great Witley School              Jan Jays of

2:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN open day is being held for a Heritage Lottery project which aims to create a "history map" of the villages of Great Witley and Little Witley.

Drunk woman hit paramedic at her Kidderminster home

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:41pm Monday 20th October 2014

AFTER turning to drink to cope with the death of her partner, a woman assaulted a paramedic, a court heard.

Police crackdown on boy racers continues across Worcestershire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

OFFICERS from across West Mercia were out in force last night (Sunday October 19) as part of ongoing efforts to crack down on boy racers in Worcestershire.

Tamara to make the cut to help children with cancer

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tamara Patterson (17). 431401L (11575717)

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

A KIND-hearted Stourport teenager is to chop off her beloved locks to help young cancer sufferers who have lost their own hair.

Woman hit partner with drawers for not paying mortgage

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:26am Monday 20th October 2014

A WOMAN rang the police telling them she had just tried to kill her partner after beating him unconscious, a court was told.

BBC journalist gives students 'captivating' talk

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A RENOWNED BBC journalist, producer and TV executive gave a “captivating” talk about ambition to sixth form students at Wolverley CE Secondary School.

European market flavours coming to Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

BEWDLEY’S town centre is being transformed into a bustling European market place for the first time later this month.

Cold shower for vicar after church fundraising efforts

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER vicar has faced an ice bucket soaking after her congregation beat her fundraising target for Water Aid.

Local students earn scholarships at University of Worcester

Kidderminster Shuttle: STUDENT SUCESS: Josh Humphries from Kidderminster receives scholarship at University of Worcester

4:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

LOCAL students were among those to be awarded £1000 scholarships from the University of Worcester.

The Stroke Association calls on Kidderminster to help conquer stroke

Kidderminster Shuttle: CONQUER STROKE: District Councillor Janice Boswell and Lord Cobham joined the Stroke Association's Singing Group

4:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

LORD Cobham and District Councillor Janice Boswell joined forces with the Stroke Association and local stroke survivors last week to help raise awareness through singing.

Event a success to tidy up Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: TIDY UP: Orinoco from the Wombles joined in with the litter pick

4:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER was cleaned up last week by the help of the Wombles as part of a national Big Tidy Up campaign.

Local author in international ghost story collection

Kidderminster Shuttle: LOCAL AUTHOR: Alan Cadman is having one of his stories published in an international ghost story collection  (11518145)

4:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

A LOCAL author has had his story selected for inclusion in a ghost story collection from publisher Alfie Dog Fiction.

Supermarket shoppers dig deep to help a Kidderminster school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Jordha Sanghera and teacher Mrs Tabitha Swift with pupils l - r Becky Hollyoak (7), Sharrmini Kanaruban (10), Finley Bayliss (7), Amber-marie Moore (8), Jack Baggott (9), William Hayward (5). 431403L (11601922)

3:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

GENEROUS shoppers and staff at two Kidderminster stores helped raise funds to support a local school.

Three causes to benefit from charity concert

Kidderminster Shuttle: YOUR MUSIC: The Kidderminster Valentines will be performing at the Your Music Charity Concert at Kidderminster Town Hall. Picture: Colin Hill

2:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

A CHARITY concert at Kidderminster Town Hall is raising money for multiple local causes.

Man damaged door in argument over alleged affair

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:46am Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN slammed a kitchen door so hard during an argument with his partner it needed replacing, a court heard.

Arty student has designs on beauty title

Kidderminster Shuttle: Sophia De Beer

10:07am Friday 17th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER art student Sophia De Beer has designs on becoming the next Miss Worcestershire.

Malvern cyber company supplies the Government - and that's official

Kidderminster Shuttle: GOOD NEWS: Deep Secure chief technical officer Simon Wiseman

8:56am Friday 17th October 2014

MALVERN technology specialist Deep-Secure has been appointed a supplier of cyber security products to the British government.

Nominate your worthwhile causes for a Tesco donation

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tesco logo

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

SHOPPERS at the new Tesco store in Stourport are being asked to decide how the store spends a £2,000 donation within the community.

Annual poppy appeal launched in Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Salvation Army band to play in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Salvation Army in Kidderminster is celebrating 134 years in the town by hosting a Hendon Band concert at St Mary and All Saints Church.

Man in hospital with head injury after serious Kidderminster assault

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN has been left in critical condition after he was assaulted in a Kidderminster street.

Three people charged with drug offences in Wyre Forest

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

3:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THREE people have been charged with drug offences in the Kidderminster area.

Man injured in four-car smash

Kidderminster Shuttle: CRASH: The scene of the four car smash today. PIC: Stourbridge Fire Service.

1:07pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-car smash at Iverley, this morning (Thursday).

Road closure causes lost trade to businesses

Kidderminster Shuttle: ACCESS DENIED: Businesses in Lombard Street, Stourport, say trade has been affected by road closure. 421429L

10:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

STOURPORT businesses on Lombard Street have been complaining about a loss of trade due to the top of the road being blocked off to vehicles.

Hundreds of new jobs to be created with new car plant

9:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

A NEW car parts foundry in Kidderminster will create up to 500 jobs – five times more than originally announced.

Supermarket given go-ahead to open for longer

8:01am Thursday 16th October 2014

STOUPORT’S new Tesco store will be allowed to open on Sundays and extend its existing opening times – despite opposition from nearby residents.

Fairies and Shakespeare fun as part of school's sessions

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

STUDENTS at a Stourport school have been using different ways to enhance their learning recently.

Dress making workshop to transform pillowcases

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A CRAFT workshop in Kidderminster is teaching adults how to transform old pillowcases into dresses for children in Africa.

Workers who lost jobs given go-ahead to claim thousands

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Eight former employees of a Kidderminster firm have been told they can go ahead with legal claims worth many thousands of pounds after losing their jobs.

'Under Attack' campaign shows problems faced by ambulance workers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service is highlighting the problems faced by ambulance workers through the ‘Under Attack’ campaign.

No evidence in armed robbery case

Kidderminster Shuttle: PLEAS AND THANK YOUS: More goings-on from Llanelli magistrates court during the past week.

4:45pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD woman has been cleared of the attempted armed robbery of a 15-year-old girl in a Kidderminster town centre street.

Crime drop in North Worcestershire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CRIME in North Worcestershire has decreased by 6.3 per cent from last year according to the latest figures released by the North Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership (NWCSP).

Topical debate raises money for church

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BEWDLEY version of Question Time put local politicians and experts on the spot while raising more than £1,000 for extension to a local church.

Young people encouraged to chat about books

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

6:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LIBRARIES across Wyre Forest are taking part in Chatterbooks week which aims to encourage young people to exchange their ideas about books.

Town Hall event aims to stop hate crime

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A HATE free county is being campaigned for throughout Wyre Forest as part of the national Hate Crime Awareness Week.

New boundaries and less councillors for Wyre Forest District Council

3:57pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

WYRE Forest District Council is set to lose nine councillors in the next election as new ward boundaries are recommended.

Health workers to take further action after this week's strike

Kidderminster Shuttle: Kidderminster midwives out on strike for first time.
Karen Chapman with baby Isabelle Hall
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2:34pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

NURSES, ambulance staff and midwives walked out of NHS services in Kidderminster in a row over pay.

Man not guilty of GBH after a man's leg was broken

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:54am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 34-YEAR-OLD man has been cleared of breaking a man's leg outside a Worcestershire pub as he tried to stop him drink-driving.

BBC Hereford and Worcester's Howard Bentham quits station's breakfast show

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:20am Tuesday 14th October 2014

AFTER 10 years of waking up the county, BBC Hereford and Worcester has announced that presenter Howard Bentham is leaving its breakfast show.

Mayor parades through streets during annual procession

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

CIVIC dignitaries proceeded through the streets of Kidderminster last weekend as part of the annual Mayor’s Sunday Parade.

New phone number for district council services

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WYRE Forest District Council has launched a new direct dial phone number where residents can call to speak to the operators of the council’s “front line” services.

UCAS application dealine looming

Kidderminster Shuttle: UCAS logo

6:20am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WYRE Forest students hoping to become doctors, dentists or vets have until tomorrow evening to submit a completed UCAS application.

Competition winner goes on tour prize

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE winner of a children’s competition organised by West Mercia Police has met with the head of the service during an exclusive tour of Kidderminster Police Station.

Two businesses have tourism award hopes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Wyre Forest businesses have been announced as finalists in the 2014 Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence.

Student receives Cambridge University funding boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER student has been helped in realising his dream of studying at Cambridge University after receiving a bursary from examination body OCR.

Residents helped to Get Online

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

6:40am Monday 13th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are receiving support from Worcestershire County Council to get online as it hosts free sessions to help people make the internet work for them.

Tackling mental health problems

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

6:20am Monday 13th October 2014

MORE than 60 new cases of a serious mental health condition are diagnosed in Worcestershire every year, according to estimates.

Energy advice surgery at town hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

ENERGY experts will be offering free advice to Wyre Forest residents on all energy related matters during a surgery at Kidderminster Town Hall.




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