Kidderminster firefighters called to Bewdley fire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:35am Saturday 25th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called to a fire in Shaw Hedge Road yesterday, (October 24).

Lighten Up your house to deter burglars

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being encouraged to keep their homes safe and secure during the darker months.

Stourport's redeveloped civic hall opens with rock gig

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A NEW dawn of entertainment has begun in Stourport after the official opening of the redeveloped Civic Theatre Hall.

School raises money for cancer charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

PUPILS and staff at a Kidderminster school held a pink own clothes day and a charity bake-off in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Care home celebrates first year in operation

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER nursing home celebrated its first anniversary during a day of entertainment.

Chloe looking to cover herself in beauty queen glory

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CARPET firm employee is seeking wall to wall support for her charity fundraising efforts as she bids to be crowned Miss Worcestershire.

Famous faces stop off at Stourport school for special festival

Kidderminster Shuttle: Head Paul Longdon with pupils Joseph Hadley (9), Elizabeth Kingston (9), sisters Lucy (7) and Jenna Martin (8). 421436L  (11526800)

3:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS sight may have scared crows off, but these pupils were pleased to meet their 'idols' at a unique school festival.

Concert to raise funds for children's choir

3:18pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO Wyre Forest service clubs have joined forces to raise money for the Uganda children’s choir The Pearl of Africa.

Farm owner jailed for forcing vulnerable man into 13 years of unpaid labour

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FARM owner has been jailed for four and a half years for forcing a "vulnerable" Kidderminster man to work without pay for more than a decade.

Youngsters take on bike ride to raise money for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: BIKE RIDE: Pupils from St Oswalds set off on sponsored bike ride watched by Richie Styles, Gordon Nicholls, Ian Plomle and Nathan Bannister from Spokes. 441401L

11:37am Friday 24th October 2014

EARLY years pupils at Kidderminster school took part in a sponsored bike ride to raise money for a charity ‘close to the schools heart’.

Arrest warrants issued for not surrendering to bail

10:21am Friday 24th October 2014

WARRANTS have been issued for people who failed to surrender to bail.

Theft sentence hearing adjourned for a week

10:15am Friday 24th October 2014

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

Man 'forgot' to sign sex offenders register

10:08am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN required to sign the sex offenders register every year failed to do so because he forgot the date he needed to do it by.

Sexual assault case committed to Worcester Crown Court

9:52am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN appeared at a Kidderminster court charged with two counts of sexual assault and one attempted sexual assault.

Club defends controversial political advert

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:56am Friday 24th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Harriers chiefs have today (October 24) confirmed that an advert promoting right-wing party UKIP will remain at the ground.

Appeal for witnesses to violent Stourport attack

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:44am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN suffered serious facial injuries in an unprovoked attack near a petrol station in Stourport.

Councillor calls to revive Stourport twinning

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A STOURPORT councillor is appealing for residents and organisations to get involved with partnerships with the town’s twin, Villeneuve-le-Roi in France.

Primary school children celebrate harvest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at Bewdley Primary School have been taking part in a week of harvest celebrations.

Add your voice to charity fundraiser

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CHOIRS from across Wyre Forest are invited to take part in a vocal event at Webbs Garden Centre to raise money for the county’s hospices.

Bewdley fire station may no longer be safe as plans announced for central hub

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to deal with a fire at Bedstone College, Bucknell

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BEWDLEY fire station may not be as safe as it was made out to be at the start of the month as new plans have emerged to move the crew to a central hub and close the station.

Man assaulted ex-father-in-law and police officer in jealous rage

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN confronting his ex-wife about seeing other men, smashed the glass in a door injuring himself and another, a court heard.

Thief gets final lifeline at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:39pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PERSISTENT thief escaped jail despite stealing hundreds of pounds worth of products from various Worcestershire stores.

Not guilty plea to interfering with car parked outside Kidderminster home

3:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN pleaded not guilty to vehicle interference when he appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court.

Guilty plea to breaking into car

3:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN forced open a door of a locked car parked outside a home in Kidderminster, a court heard.

Alleged drink-drive case sent to trial

3:27pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN accused of failing to provide a breath test after being stopped by police and of obstructing a police officer in her duty has pleaded not guilty.

Kidderminster assault case adjourned for two weeks

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:21pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COURT case for an alleged assault has been adjourned for two weeks.

Fraud case referred to Worcester Crown Court

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN accused of using his brothers identity to get a driving license has been referred to Worcester Crown Court.

Sanctions branded "evil" after mum shoplifts to feed family

Kidderminster Shuttle: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

1:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BENEFIT sanctions have been dubbed as “pure evil” after a woman had to steal food and groceries to feed her family when her money was stopped.

Political football row over UKIP advert at Aggborough

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:06am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FURIOUS Kidderminster Harriers supporters are threatening to boycott games and withdraw sponsorship after the club allowed a UKIP advert to be put up in the ground.

Staff exodus puts bus routes under threat

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUS routes run by a crisis-hit Kidderminster company have been thrown into doubt due to a staff exodus.

Popular murder mystery evenings at the castle return

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MYSTERIOUS murder evenings are returning to Worcestershire’s County Museum this November.

Halloween games for Safari Park tigers

Kidderminster Shuttle: HALLOWEEN GAMES: Pumpkin bobbing for Hujan the Sumatran Tiger at West Midland Safari Park

9:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST Midlands Safari Park tigers have been taking part in a traditional Halloween game.

Festive card shop to pop-up

Kidderminster Shuttle: GOOD CAUSE CARDS: Pauline Jenkins, The Rev Andrew Manray, Stan Rose, Heather Prangley, and Madeleine Roy will be selling the festive cards to raise funds for charity.

8:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A POP-UP charity shop will be operating out of Baxter United Reformed Church from today (October 23).

Launch of annual poppy appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

Leisure centre staff wear it pink

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STAFF at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre are ditching their normal uniform tomorrow (October 24) as part of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Scouts on the search for leaders

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Scout group is running week-long activities as part of its search for new leaders.

Memorial dash raises the cash

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:21pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A STOURPORT dad who died from a brain tumour has once again been honoured at an annual running event organised by his family.

Funding helps charity's new scheme

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WYRE Forest family support charity has secured funding to pilot an intensive service for families whose child has additional developmental needs.

Students celebrate national digital day with local experts

Kidderminster Shuttle: DIGITAL DAY: drp web developer Gareth Hale brainstorms with Kidderminster Academy students Som Ying Collins and Edward Lambert.Photo courtesy of: John Hipkiss

6:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GAMES design and interactive media students at Kidderminster Academy teamed up with a local digital agency as part of a national event dedicated to digital excellence and innovation.

Bewdley Festival a success once again

Kidderminster Shuttle: BEWDLEY FESTIVAL: Satnam Rana at the opening evening with festival director Jenny Paddock. Photo courtesy of Colin Hill

5:11pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BEWDLEY Festival ‘exceeded all expectations’ for its 27th year last week.

Cookley fireworks display

3:42pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FIREWORKS display, organised by villagers, will be held in Cookley on Friday, November 7.

Two people taken to hospital following road traffic collision

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO people have been taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch following a road traffic collision in Bromsgrove.

Couples make history with SVR weddings

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIVE couples have made history this year, by becoming the first to tie the knot at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Storytelling visit for Stourport schools

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS of two Stourport primary schools received a visit from renowned storyteller John Rowe during a day of story writing and poetry.

CCTV shows theft of sack truck in Cookley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SACK truck being stored in a locked wooden shed was stolen from a rural property in Austcliffe Lane, in Cookley, near Kidderminster, between Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18.

Litter pick for Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: LITTER PICK: Pupils from Franche Community Primary School and the Wombles help clean up Kidderminster

1:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PUPILS from a Kidderminster school cleared litter from a park next to their school as part of the national The Big Tidy Up campaign.

Wolverley school opens animal care centre

Kidderminster Shuttle: ANIMAL CARE: One of the animals at the Wolverley CE Secondary School Animal Care Centre

12:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WOLVERLEY CE Secondary School animal care students can now have regular hands on experience thanks to the school’s new animal care centre.

Man assaulted woman in drunken fit

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:44am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN tried to get her children out of her flat before she was assaulted, a court was told.

House key stolen from car

10:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HOUSE key was stolen from inside a car parked in Threlfall Drive, Bewdley, overnight between Thursday and Friday, October 16 and 17.

Shed door forced

10:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE door of a rear-garden shed at a property in Stourport Road, Bewdley, was forced open between Thursday and Friday, October 16 and 17. It is not believed anything was stolen.


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