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Kidderminster Shuttle: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Six of the most dramatic pictures of today's fire at Eastbourne Pier

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:28pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A huge blaze and plumes of thick black smoke have engulfed Eastbourne Pier.

Serious assault in Stourport reported

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.

3:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A REPORT of a serious assault in Stourport involving a 51-year-old woman is being investigated by West Mercia Police.

Kidnap victim sobs as he tells court of beatings

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

KIDNAP victim Wasim Yaqub sobbed as he told a jury how he was repeatedly hit with hammers and stripped naked in a storage unit after being seized outside his Kidderminster home.

'Kidnapped man stripped and beaten' court told

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GANG kidnapped a man outside his home and held him captive in a storage unit where he was stripped naked and beaten with hammers after a £50,000 business deal went wrong, a court has been told.

Solicitors support Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WYRE Forest law firm has raised £2,000 for Kemp Hospice.

Bewdley to reflect on First World War

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Rivern Severn, Bewdley.

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

BEWDLEY’S branch of The Royal British Legion will hold a one hour vigil to mark the centenary of the First World War at the town centre’s war memorial.

School's memorial reading zone receives financial boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PUPILS of a Kidderminster school were presented with a cheque for more than £500 from the town’s B&Q store.

Pub of the season named

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BEWDLEY pub has received an accolade from Wyre Forest CAMRA.

Kidderminster man arrested in international drug smuggling investigation

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.

11:27am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man was arrested yesterday as part of an international police investigation into a motorcycle gang that allegedly smuggled amphetamines into Australia from the UK.

Embankment fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SMALL fire at a Severn Valley Railway embankment in Stourport Road, Kidderminster, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service last night.

Stranded injured man rescued from Clent Hills

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN became stranded after he injured his leg on top of Clent Hills.

Open gardens raise £5k for charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MEMBERS of Kidderminster Horticultural Society who opened their gardens to the public have raised more than £5,000, which they will donate to two charities.

Meal to shoot up to space

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN Abberley pupil has won the chance to have a meal he designed cooked by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal before it is sent into space.

Charity which supports the homeless is given cash boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WYRE Forest charity which provides emergency accommodation for young homeless people has been given a grant of just under £15,000.

Breast cancer charity supported by supermarket

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BREAST cancer charity will receive the support of a Kidderminster supermarket this year after it was named as the store's chosen cause.

Campaign to slow Bewdley's traffic

Kidderminster Shuttle: 20 MPH     (5090688)

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BEWDLEY Town Council has called for a 20mph speed limit to protect pedestrians in the tourist town’s centre.

Physical assault in Kidderminster leaves man with significant facial injuries

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.

4:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

A GOOD Samaritan suffered significant facial injuries after being physically assaulted with a glass object in Kidderminster town centre.

Bewdley Festival tickets to be released

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:55am Monday 28th July 2014

MIDGE Ure’s solo show has proved the most popular Bewdley Festival act according to early ticket sales figures.

CCTV set for Comberton Hill

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A CCTV camera will be installed on Comberton Hill with the aim of tackling anti-social behaviour, after a long-running campaign for the equipment by local traders.

Public urged to bake for St Basils

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Monday 28th July 2014

A CHARITY which helps homeless young people and those at risk of homelessness in Kidderminster is urging people to get involved in fundraising this summer by holding bake sales.

Blue Peter gold badge awarded to young fundraiser

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Monday 28th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER pupil who suffers from a genetic heart abnormality has been awarded a gold Blue Peter badge due to his fundraising efforts.

Head retires after decade

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Monday 28th July 2014

THE headteacher of King Charles I School and Sixth Form Centre in Kidderminster is retiring after 10 years in the role.

Nursery children grow prize potatoes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 28th July 2014

GREEN-fingered pupils at a Kidderminster nursery have been learning about nature by growing their own potatoes.

Green light given for new library move

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Rivern Severn, Bewdley.

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

PLANS to relocate Bewdley Library into the town’s new medical centre have been given the go-ahead by Worcestershire County Council’s cabinet.

"Terrible" pathway is criticised

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A RIVERSIDE pathway overgrown with seven-feet high weeds and nettles has been labelled "disgusting" by a Bewdley resident.

Campus construction marked with capsule

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

TO mark the construction of a new £24.5 million learning campus in Kidderminster, users of the site buried a time capsule.

Prom goes off with a bang

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

YEAR 11 pupils at Baxter College rounded off their year in style by rolling up to their end-of-year prom in a variety of vehicles.

Animal theme for children's music festival

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

PUPILS of Great Witley Primary School joined other schools from all over Worcestershire to take part in a reception class music festival.

Railway TV advert relaunched

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway has relaunched its television advertising campaign in the hope of attracting record numbers of visitors this summer.

Arts grants up for grabs

Kidderminster Shuttle: Pupils at St Woolos Primary painting plaster houses for a diorama centred on the Newport Ship to be displayed at the city centre campus of the University of South Wales. Pictured are pupils Ethan Sullivan, Cameron Roberts, and Janna Salam painting their m

6:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

ARTS groups in Wyre Forest are being invited to apply for grant funding.

Primary school pupils give residents history presentation

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS at Stourport Primary School showcased their years work at a special presentation.

New community allotments to open in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

WOLVERLEY Allotments Society has signed a lease with Wolverley Parish Council for a two-and-a-half acre plot to develop into a community allotment.

Wolverley pupils celebrate end of exams with prom night

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS at Wolverley CE Secondary School celebrated completing their GCSE exams by organising their own Ace of Spades-themed school prom.

Funding u-turn saves debt service

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

VULENRABLE families in Wyre Forest have been handed a lifeline after a government-backed agency reversed its original decision to slash funding to a local debt advice scheme.

British Legion branch needs support in the year that marks the anniversary of the First World War

3:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE chairman of a long-established Royal British Legion club is urging supporters to rally round to ensure that the club continues to run.

Unattended fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

1:46pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN UNATTENDED brazier fire was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service last night.

Vicar holding silent protest over Gaza conflict

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

11:27am Friday 25th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER vicar will be holding a silent protest over the conflicts in Mosul and Gaza.

Flooding refund of £62k is given to council

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

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

WYRE Forest District Council has been reimbursed £62,000 by the Government to help with the costs of dealing with this year’s floods.

New dance performance

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER dance group will perform a new piece at the town’s arts festival.

Scaffolder scoops awards

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Friday 25th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER scaffolder has been named Apprentice of the Year in the Midlands by the National Construction College (NCC).

Tasty entrepreneurial skills

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

CHILDREN in Bewdley learnt business skills during an event with a tasty Italian twist.

Business supports Kemp Hospice train trip

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Friday 25th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER business has fundraised to enable 24 Kemp Hospice patients visit Severn Valley Railway.

Annual golf day raises £7.6k

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 25th July 2014

MORE THAN £7,000 has been raised for Cure Leukaemia at an annual golf day in memory of a Kidderminster man who died of the cancer.

Support group for grandparents launched

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A NEW support group for grandparents who no longer have contact with their grandchildren has been launched in Wyre Forest.

Scout group raises money with annual fair

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER park played host to a dog training display and a hip hop dance group at an annual fair.

Couple to celebrate 50 year marriage in Paris

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Friday 25th July 2014

A COUPLE from Kidderminster will be celebrating 50 years of marriage today.

Garden party to raise funds for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: 40th Anniversary Garden Party

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A BEWDLEY woman is holding a garden party to raise funds for Headway, a charity which works to improve life after brain injury. Des Birch will host the party in her Spencer Avenue garden on Saturday, between 11am and 3pm. The party will feature bric a brac and cake sales as well as a raffle with the chance to win various prizes. Ms Birch said: “I have two friends who use the service and I know that it is struggling to raise money at the moment. "They need all the help they can get.” For more information call Des Birch on 07818 092562.

Kidderminster jobs lost as firm goes into administration

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

3:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ONE of the largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment in the UK has gone into administration with a loss of more than 1,200 jobs, including five in Kidderminster.

Hole in the Wall Festival rocks out

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:54pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ROCK and roll music came to Cleobury Mortimer at the weekend.


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