Mum disgusted as son’s best friend ‘forgets’ inquest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A GRIEVING Kidderminster mother told a coroner it was "disgusting" that her son's best friend failed to turn up to give evidence at an inquest into how the tragic teenager died.

Sweethearts celebrate diamond anniversary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHILDHOOD sweethearts from Kidderminster are celebrating 60 years of marriage today.

Private gardens open for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

GREENFINGERED residents of Wyre Forest are being invited to take a look into other people’s gardens over the weekend.

Kidderminster recycling centre to re-open

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire County Council staff earning more than £100,000 from taxpayers leaps 33%

2:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Household Recycling Centre (HRC) will re-open to the public on Thursday, September 4 at 8am.

Kidderminster man beaten up by trio in 40-minute ordeal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man was picked on by a gang of three who accused him of being a rapist, followed him home and beat him up, Worcester Crown court was told.

Car destroyed by fire in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAR was destroyed by a fire last night, in Stourbridge Road, Kidderminster.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Kidderminster Shuttle: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Donation boost for two charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO charities have received donations of more than £3,000 each thanks to the fundraising efforts of a former chairman of Wyre Forest District Council.

Festival for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY event will take place tomorrow, August 28, at St Peter’s Church, Meredith Green, Kidderminster, in support of Kemp Hospice.

Deadline for village poll register has passed

Kidderminster Shuttle: FUTURE PLANS: Chaddesley Corbett residents can have their say.

6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE deadline for residents of Chaddesley Corbett to register to vote in the neighbourhood plan referendum being held next month has passed.

Camera club back for 108th season

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:21am Wednesday 27th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Camera Club will start its 108th season on Monday, September 1.

Railway art comes to Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN exhibition of train-themed artwork has opened at Kidderminster Railway Museum.

Salon shortlisted for award in national contest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER salon is hoping to be head and shoulders above the rest after snipping away competition to reach the finals of a national contest.

Poetry champion to headline Mouth and Music event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POETS, storytellers and musicians are invited to participate in the Mouth and Music evening on Tuesday, September 9.

Police defend response to large early-hours brawl in Worcester city centre

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:51pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE have defended their response to a large brawl that broke out in Worcester city centre in the early hours.

MP pleased with youth jobs boost

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

4:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WYRE Forest MP Mark Garnier has welcomed the drop in youth unemployment across the West Midlands.

Residents invited to CCG annual meeting

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:58pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to attend the NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) annual meeting.

Dragon boat festival a "great success"

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BEWDLEY’S first dragon boat event was a roaring success.

BLOG - Wyre Forest school trip to the United Nations

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are currently spending five days in Geneva, Switzerland, on a fact finding visit of the United Nations.

Cannabis-growing window cleaner walks free from court

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WINDOW cleaner who tried to set up a cannabis-growing business in a unit on a Stourport industrial estate has walked free from Worcester Crown Court.

Kidnap and torture gang members convicted

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:09am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE men who were part of a gang which kidnapped a man outside his Kidderminster home and tortured him in a storage container have been found guilty after a four-week trial.

Children are entertained with railway club

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHILDREN are being kept entertained during the summer holidays at Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) Steam and Whistle Activity Club.

Beauty queen raising money at fun run

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BLAKEDOWN beauty queen is swapping her heels for a pair of trainers as she aims to raise money in a charity fun run.

Boys' brigade prepares for European exchange

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUNG people in Kidderminster are preparing to welcome their European friends to the town as part of a cultural exchange programme.

Students get dream job experience

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS of Wolverley CE Secondary School have been experiencing their dream jobs as part of the school’s ambassador programme.

Firefighters called to Springfield Park

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:40am Monday 25th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called to a fire in scrubland yesterday, (August 24).

Council urges residents to check new bus timetables

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

6:20am Monday 25th August 2014

RESIDENTS of Wyre Forest are being urged to check bus timetables ahead of a number of changes set to take place from September 1.

Student volunteers thanked

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Monday 25th August 2014

FOUR students of Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre have been thanked for their time volunteering at a local children’s charity.

Bewdley couple walk in memory of daughter

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A BEWDLEY couple have completed the St Richard’s Hospice Waterways Walk in memory of their daughter who was cared for by the charity.

Your bank holiday weekend in Worcestershire: picture round-up

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE weather wasn't the greatest, but that didn't stop the fun in Worcestershire this weekend, Your pictures, and ours, tell the story.

Fatal road collision being investigated by police

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:27pm Sunday 24th August 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation into a road collision in which a Rubery woman died.

Firefighters called to Horsefair fair

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:39am Sunday 24th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters attended a fire in a derelict building last night, (August 23).

Two vehicle collision in Belbroughton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:31am Sunday 24th August 2014

BROMSGROVE and Kidderminster firefighters were called to a two vehicle collision in Belbroughton last night, (August 23).

Senior services showcased at town hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SERVICES which are available to senior residents of Wyre Forest were showcased at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Colourful plant fair in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

GREEN-fingered residents of Wyre Forest are being encouraged to brighten up their gardens by the organisers of a horticultural event.

River and rail day for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING day of countryside strolling and steam train travel will be “one to remember”.

Firefighters break into safe to make sure a wedding goes ahead

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Last Drop Wedding Show takes place on Sunday

4:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS turned safe-crackers to retrieve vital documents needed before a marriage could go ahead.

Have a good time this bank holiday weekend? Share pictures of your fete, show, festival or other fun event here

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:39pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT'S a bank holiday weekend and there's lots going on in Worcestershire.

Valuable sculpture stolen in Harvington burglary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER police are investigating a burglary in which a sculpture worth thousands was stolen.

Students set for a visit to UN

Kidderminster Shuttle: Global gathering: Students from Stourport High School and Baxter College at the UN in Switzerland as part of a ContinU Trust programme.

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are set to spend five days in Geneva on a fact-finding visit of the United Nations (UN).

Fundraiser in memory of Josh Jones

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FUNDRAISER with a stomach-stretching twist will see twelve participants compete in an epic eating competition.

County cricket club remembers fallen war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

FIVE students from Wyre Forest have breathed new life into the First World War commemorative plaque at Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Arts festival to finish this weekend

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:05pm Friday 22nd August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Arts Festival (KAF) is coming to an end this weekend and to round off the festivities the town hall will feature street dance, choirs and a peace cafe.

Headteacher 'upset' with GCSE changes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE headteacher of a Kidderminster school is “upset” and “angry” with the changes that have been made to this year’s GCSE examinations.

Pupils' GCSE results end 13 year competition

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO pupils from a Kidderminster school have not only been competing to claim the school’s best GCSE results, they’ve been competing to be the best pupil since they were two-years-old.

Bewdley student keeps her Olympic dream alive

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BEWDLEY student has had to spend the last two years balancing her school work, social life and a possible future career.

Wolverley's star teacher helps students gain top grades

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:19am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT was not just students celebrating the GCSE results at Wolverley CE Secondary School on Thursday.

Canal bridge restored in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORK to restore a Kidderminster canal bridge has been completed.

County's GCSE figures drop

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

9:33am Friday 22nd August 2014

GCSE results across Worcestershire have dropped this year which, according to Worcestershire County Council, is due to the changes in the examination system.

Grandad rockers set for gig in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW band is proving you are never too old to rock out.


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