Council hubs axe temporarily blocked

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGRY councillors have temporarily blocked the "arbitrary" and "wrong" decision by Wyre Forest District Council's cabinet to axe hubs in Stourport and Bewdley.

Fly infestation forces recycling to landfill

Kidderminster Shuttle: District council could spend extra £125k

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLASTIC bottles, aluminium cans and glass jars collected by Wyre Forest residents in green bins have been sent to landfill, after an infestation of flies led to the temporary closure of a district recycling centre.

Generation game repeats itself as female number five arrives

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DRAMATIC birth in the back of a car on the A449 saw a Wyre Forest family reach an unlikely milestone.

Eye test leads to brain tumour discovery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A ROUTINE eye test has given a Kidderminster teenager a new outlook on life after it revealed a brain tumour.

Pupils put in outstanding effort

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

BOOK vouchers have been awarded to pupils at four local schools by the Rotary Club of Kidderminster.

Franche Wine Circle raises funds for church hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

FRANCHE Wine Circle has donated £400 to Wolverley Church Hall for the purchase of new tables.

Kidderminster psychology student's work recognised by insurer

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FINAL year psychology student from Kidderminster has been rewarded by specialist global insurer, Hiscox for her contribution to its workplace design competition.

PTA supports Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HOLY Trinity School Parent Teacher Association has donated £875 to Kemp Hospice.

Visitors take a trip to the past

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) stepped back to the 1940s during two nostalgic celebratory events.

Water warning issued to public

Kidderminster Shuttle: PROJECT: Severn Trent is inviting people in Littleworth, near Worcester, to find out more about its investment in village sewers.

6:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been warned not to go swimming in Trimpley Reservoir.

Churches to commemorate 100th anniversary of WW1

Kidderminster Shuttle: St Mary's Church in Kidderminster this week. Photo: GAIL BRAZNELL

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CHURCHES in Kidderminster are coming together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Traders hit out at CPO decision

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUSINESS owners affected by the compulsory purchase order (CPO) of Lower Mill Street have called the decision a “disgrace”.

Town centre land purchase agreed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans by Wyre Forest District Council to use a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to buy the land that currently contains 2-12 Lower Mill Street in Kidderminster will go ahead.

Bewdley Festival line-up announced

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MUSICIANS, comedians and actors will be heading to Wyre Forest for this year’s Bewdley Festival.

Shoppers in foodbank boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WYRE Forest residents have given 3,800 meals to families in need.

Young citizens are celebrated at event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CELEBRATION of citizenship work by young people in Wyre Forest has taken place at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Fundraiser to cycle thousands of miles for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man is getting on his bike to take part in four cycling challenges to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Kidderminster's lost heroes remembered

Kidderminster Shuttle: St Mary's Church in Kidderminster this week. Photo: GAIL BRAZNELL

6:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A ROLL of honour listing the names of all the men and women from Kidderminster who died in combat since the late 19th century has been created.

Former local lad picked to guard Commonwealth baton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Wolverley CE Secondary School pupil is guarding the Queen’s Baton on its relay around Scotland as part of this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Is this the coolest car in Wyre Forest?

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:06pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BMW banger will be the brightest thing on the road as it journeys over 1,600 miles across 12 countries in nine days.

Trimpley Heavy Horse Festival back for 11th year

Kidderminster Shuttle: Horsing about: Lining up the 10th Trimpley Heavy Horse Show.

4:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRIMPLEY Heavy Horse Festival will return to the village for its 11th year.

Pam's tribute concert "fantastic"

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MEMORIAL concert was held to celebrate the life of Pam Cunningham, the founder of the Kidderminster Valentines Choir.

Lifelong ban for senior teacher who 'cuddled' pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: The figures were released by the Department for Education

8:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FORMER acting headteacher at a Kidderminster school has been banned from classrooms for life after a catalogue of "inappropriate" behaviour towards pupils.

Kidderminster carpet firm appoints sales director

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER-based Brockway Carpets has announced the appointment of Shaun Lewis as sales director to support the company’s continuous expansion plans in the UK and global markets.

Cash boost for war event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VOLUNTARY organisation has received £3,400 to commemorate the town’s role in the First World War.

Father and son climb Kilimanjaro for foundation

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE father and brother of Emily Jordan, who died in a New Zealand riverboarding accident in 2008, have climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, raising money for her foundation.

Kidderminster group members land Oliver! roles

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIVE pupils from Kidderminster’s Stagecoach have successfully auditioned for parts in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s production of Oliver.

Wyre Forest MP to hold latest surgery

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being invited to Sainsbury’s in Kidderminster to speak to MP Mark Garnier MP about local matters.

Fun day for dog charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SUMMER fete featuring demonstrations of canine agility and obedience will be held in support of the Forest Dog Rescue charity.

Tractor fire at golf course

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

3:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

A TRACTOR fire on the first green at Habberley Golf Course was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service this afternoon.

Parked cars hit in Kidderminster

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.

12:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

FOUR parked cars were hit by a blue Volkswagen Sprinter in Kidderminster on Tuesday, July 15 at around 7pm.

Drug dealing duo jailed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:05am Monday 21st July 2014

TWO drug dealers who upgraded their operation from cannabis to cocaine have each been jailed for three years.

Fundraiser in memory of chef gets players on ball

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Monday 21st July 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE five-a-side football tournament in honour of Jordan Guise, the 21-year-old Kidderminster chef found dead in France after inhaling nitrous oxide, raised almost £2,000.

New chief for club

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Rotary Club of Bewdley has elected a new president for the 2014 to 2015 year.

Junior choir pass qualifications

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Monday 21st July 2014

MEMBERS of the new Junior Choir at St Barnabas Church in Franche have passed their starter level singing qualifications.

RSPCA holding charity tea

Kidderminster Shuttle: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER and District RSPCA branch is hosting a vintage afternoon tea to raise money for the rehoming of animals in Wyre Forest.

Street pastor scheme for Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Rivern Severn, Bewdley.

7:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A STREET pastor scheme could be set up in Bewdley under plans being considered by the town’s churches.

College student awarded dance school scholarship

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER College student has become one of 10 dancers in the country to be awarded a scholarship from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation to continue her studies at Bird College, Kent.

Panto poster competition winner announced

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

A STOURPORT theatre group have announced the winner of a competition it ran for children in Wyre Forest to design a poster for its pantomime.

Stourport schools celebrate full attendance

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

PUPILS from across the Stourport pyramid of schools attended an award ceremony to celebrate achieving 100 per cent attendance.

Police confirm missing man found safe and well

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:34pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A MAN who went missing from Bewdley has been found safe and well.

Kidderminster police launch search for missing man

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:42pm Saturday 19th July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who has gone missing from Bewdley.

Live updates from the Upton Blues Festival

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:55pm Saturday 19th July 2014

UPTON Blues Festival is defying the downpours this weekend with a packed programme of top performers.

More storms on the way to Worcestershire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:27am Saturday 19th July 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is bracing itself for a second bout of violent thunderstorms which are set to batter the county for much of today.

Powerful paedophile ring cover-up claim is probed

Kidderminster Shuttle: County Hall, the HQ of Worcestershire County Council

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A COUNCIL investigation is being launched in Worcestershire into possible paedophile activity - amid fears perpetrators could have been protected by an "establishment cover-up" in the county.

MP kicks off charity's sports initiative

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

A GROUP in Kidderminster which works with young people to increase their confidence put on a morning training session to mark its new sports initiative.

Strike action supported by groups

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

MORE than one million public service workers were reported to have joined picket lines last Thursday, July 10, during the nationwide industrial action.

Couple celebrate golden milestone

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

A COUPLE have celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

Council reduces carbon emissions

Kidderminster Shuttle: District council could spend extra £125k

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

WYRE Forest District Council has reduced the carbon emission from its buildings and fleet vehicles by almost 18 per cent in the last three years.

New cyber defence product from Malvern specialists

1:27pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW cyber defence product to help protect Britain’s critical national infrastructure, such as water supply and communications, from attack has been developed by cyber experts Deep-Secure of Malvern.




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