New TV programme recalls Betty Yates murder

Kidderminster Shuttle: Chilling story: Annabella Harvey- Lawrence remembers coming face to face with Stephen Farrow before the murder took place. 051307J.

7:50am Monday 4th February 2013

A FORMER Shuttle reporter and a Kidderminster- based jewellery shop owner will tell their chilling tales from the Betty Yates murder case in a television documentary.

Tributes paid to tragic Betty one year on

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tragic: Betty Yates who was found dead one year ago.

7:40am Tuesday 8th January 2013

HEARTFELT tributes have been left to “the best teacher there ever was”, a year after tragic Betty Yates was found murdered in her Bewdley home.

Court hears of moment Betty Yates was found dead

7:50pm Monday 8th October 2012

A FRIEND of murdered pensioner Betty Yates has told a court of the moment he called police to her Bewdley home.

Hundreds remember murdered teacher Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Happy memories: David Yates arriving at St Anne's Church in Bewdley. Buy this photo 171237M at kidderminstershuttle.co.uk/pictures or by calling 01562 633333.

3:43pm Wednesday 18th April 2012

HUNDREDS joined together to remember murdered Bewdley school teacher, Betty Yates, as a fun-loving woman with a twinkle in her eye.

Memorial service for murdered Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Retired teacher: Betty Yates.

9:34am Wednesday 18th April 2012

A MEMORIAL service will be held for murdered Bewdley ex-schoolteacher Betty Yates today.

Memorial service for murdered Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Retired teacher: Betty Yates.

1:45pm Friday 13th April 2012

A MEMORIAL service will be held for murdered Bewdley ex-schoolteacher Betty Yates on Wednesday.

Memorial service for murdered Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Memorial service: Murdered Bewdley retired teacher Betty Yates.

7:00am Thursday 15th March 2012

A MEMORIAL service will be held for murdered Bewdley ex-schoolteacher Betty Yates.

Betty Yates' murder accused remanded

Kidderminster Shuttle: Retired teacher: Betty Yates.

12:04pm Friday 9th March 2012

THE man accused of the murders of retired teacher Betty Yates and a vicar has appeared in court again.

Betty Yates murder cops seek rucksack and mobile

Kidderminster Shuttle: Police appeal: Missing rucksack and phone.

8:58am Friday 2nd March 2012

OFFICERS investigating the murders of Bewdley retired teacher Betty Yates and South Gloucestershire Reverend John Suddards are appealing for the public's help in locating a rucksack and a mobile phone.

Betty Yates murder accused appears in court

12:41pm Friday 24th February 2012

THE man accused of the murder of Bewdley retired teacher Betty Yates appeared before a High Court judge today.

Body found at house where Stephen Farrow was arrested

2:16pm Thursday 23rd February 2012

A MAN'S body was found today at the house where the man charged with Betty Yates' murder was arrested.

BETTY YATES' DEATH: MAN REMANDED IN CUSTODY

Kidderminster Shuttle: In custody: Stephen Farrow is charged with the murder of Betty Yates.

11:32am Thursday 23rd February 2012

A MAN charged with the murder of Bewdley retired school teacher Betty Yates has been remanded in custody.

BETTY YATES' DEATH: MAN CHARGED

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: A man is charged with killing Betty Yates.

6:16pm Wednesday 22nd February 2012

A MAN is due in court today charged with the murder of Bewdley retired school teacher Betty Yates.

Police have until tomorrow to quiz man over Betty Yates' murder

Kidderminster Shuttle: Questioned: Stephen Farrow.

9:01am Wednesday 22nd February 2012

POLICE have until tomorrow morning to question a man over the murders of Bewdley ex-teacher Betty Yates, 77 and South Gloucestershire vicar John Suddards, 59.

Police continue to question man over Betty Yates' murder

3:23pm Tuesday 21st February 2012

POLICE are still questioning a man over the murders of Bewdley ex-teacher Betty Yates, 77 and South Gloucestershire vicar John Suddards, 59.

Police have another 36 hours to quiz man over Betty Yates' murder

4:37pm Monday 20th February 2012

POLICE holding a man over the murders of Bewdley ex-teacher Betty Yates and South Gloucestershire vicar John Suddards have been granted another 36 hours to question him.

Police need more time to quiz man over Betty Yates' murder

3:34pm Monday 20th February 2012

POLICE holding a man over the murders of Bewdley ex-teacher Betty Yates and South Gloucestershire vicar John Suddards will apply for more time to question him.

Man arrested in Betty Yates murder

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: Betty Yates was stabbed to death in her remote cottage near Bewdley.

6:42pm Sunday 19th February 2012

A MAN has been arrested in relation to the murder of Betty Yates.

Fresh sightings in Betty Yates murder hunt

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: Betty Yates.

2:08pm Wednesday 8th February 2012

DESCRIPTIONS of two men who were seen separately near a riverside on the day when it is believed Betty Yates was killed has been issued by police.

Man arrested in Betty Yates murder case

3:58pm Saturday 4th February 2012

POLICE investigating the murder of retired schoolteacher Betty Yates at Bewdley have confirmed that a man has been arrested.

'Don't hold back, we need your help' says Betty Yates murder cop

8:40am Thursday 2nd February 2012

THE detective heading the hunt for Betty Yates’ killer said no-one could fail to be moved by her children’s appeal and urged anyone holding back information to come forward.

Second silver Audi sighting following Betty Yates' family appeal

8:43am Wednesday 1st February 2012

POLICE received seven call from the public after an appeal by the family of retired school teacher Betty Yates who was murdered at Bewdley.

BETTY YATES' CHILDREN IN PLEA TO CATCH KILLER

Kidderminster Shuttle: Information appeal: From left, PC Rachel Southan, David Yates, Hazel Costello and Detective Chief Inspector Neil Jamieson.

2:52pm Monday 30th January 2012

BETTY Yates’ son and daughter say they refuse to let their mother’s killer sully her memory.

Car seen near Betty Yates' cottage on night of murder

Kidderminster Shuttle: Car sighting: New leads after Crimewatch airs Betty Yates murder appeal.

1:07pm Friday 27th January 2012

A CAR was seen near Betty Yates’ cottage on the night of her murder, Police were told following last night’s Crimewatch appeal.

'Rare' £10k reward for info on 'heinous' murder of Betty Yates

3:03pm Thursday 26th January 2012

CRIMESTOPPERS say the £10,000 sum they are offering for information on the murder of Betty Yates is "rare" and reflects the "heinous" nature of the crime.

Crimewatch appeal for information on Betty Yates' killer

8:57am Thursday 26th January 2012

CRIMEWATCH will appeal for information on Betty Yates’ killer on BBC1 at 9pm tonight.

Does this letter hold the key to finding Betty's killer?

Kidderminster Shuttle: Vital clue?: The letter sent to The Shuttle which is of significant interest to police investigating the murder of Betty Yates.

8:00am Thursday 26th January 2012

AN anonymous letter sent to The Shuttle could hold the key to catching the killer of retired teacher Betty Yates.

£10,000 reward to catch Betty Yates' killer

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: Betty Yates was stabbed to death in her remote cottage near Bewdley.

9:34am Monday 23rd January 2012

CRIMESTOPPERS is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information which helps police catch Betty Yates’ killer.

BETTY YATES' COTTAGE - FIRST PICTURES

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder cottage: Victim Betty Yate's home, Riverscroft in Bewdley.

4:36pm Friday 20th January 2012

THESE are the first pictures of murder victim Betty Yates' cottage since the police cordon was lifted.

Betty Yates may have known her killer - says murder cop

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder cottage: Detective Chief Inspector Neil Jamieson at Riverscroft.

12:12pm Friday 20th January 2012

BETTY Yates may have known her killer says the detective leading the murder hunt.

Anonymous letters to police about Betty Yates' murder

8:34am Friday 20th January 2012

TWO anonymous letters about the murder of Betty Yates have been sent to police, who are urging the authors to come forward.

BETTY MURDER COPS FOLLOW UP NEW LEADS

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: Betty Yates.

2:50pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

POLICE hunting for the killer of Betty Yates at Bewdley were today following up new leads including a sighting of potential significance following yesterday's anniversary checks in the town.

MURDERED BETTY WAS ATTACKED WITH HER OWN WALKING STICK

Kidderminster Shuttle: Witness appeal: PCSO’s Nathan Chater and Shelley Wilcox appealing for information, with the posters.

4:45pm Monday 16th January 2012

BETTY Yates was attacked with her own walking stick before she was stabbed to death in her home, police have revealed today.

Betty Yates photo on Mother Teresa's tomb

Kidderminster Shuttle: Touching tribute: The picture of Betty Yates on Mother Teresa’s tomb in Calcutta, India.

10:14am Monday 16th January 2012

A PHOTO of murder victim Betty Yates has been placed on Mother Teresa’s tomb in Calcutta by one of her former pupils.

Couple's 'last sighting' of Betty Yates

4:39pm Friday 13th January 2012

A COUPLE who were out walking near Betty Yates cottage in Bewdley are thought by the police to be the last to see her alive.

Pupils loved her to bits says Betty Yates ex-colleage

12:00pm Friday 13th January 2012

A TEACHER who worked with “Aunty Betty” says the murder of the feisty woman who got stuck into pony trekking, canoeing and assault courses in her 60s is “abhorrent”.

Group devastated by death of book club pal

8:00am Friday 13th January 2012

MEMBERS of a Wyre Forest social group for older people are devastated by the murder of their bright, respected and good-humoured friend Betty Yates.

BETTY YATES WAS STABBED IN NECK INQUEST HEARS

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murder victim: Betty Yates was stabbed to death in her remote cottage near Bewdley.

12:37pm Thursday 12th January 2012

BETTY Yates, the former school teacher who was murdered at her remote cottage in Bewdley had been stabbed in the neck, an inquest was told.

MURDERED BETTY - FINAL HOURS APPEAL

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coat clue: Betty Yates was last seen alive wearing this jacket.

11:45am Wednesday 11th January 2012

POLICE hunting the killer of Betty Yates at Bewdley today issued a description of clothing she was wearing and her car, in a fresh appeal for information to trace her movements before she was found murdered.

BEWDLEY MURDER HUNT COPS SEEK NEW LEADS

4:55pm Monday 9th January 2012

THE detective leading the investigation into the murder of Betty Yates is appealing to Shuttle readers for more information after 80 calls from the public gave officers new leads.

Social group members pay tribute to Betty Yates

2:32pm Monday 9th January 2012

MEMBERS of a Wyre Forest social group for older people are devastated by the murder of their bright, respected and good-humoured friend Betty Yates.

Book of condolence for Betty Yates

2:18pm Monday 9th January 2012

A BOOK of condolence is being placed in a Bewdley church in memory of murder victim Betty Yates.

Facebook page set up in memory of Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Shared memories: Mourners have been leaving their tributes for Betty Yates on Facebook.

11:30am Monday 9th January 2012

A FACEBOOK group has been set up in memory of Bewdley murder victim Betty Yates.

MURDERED BETTY - FLOWERS LEFT IN VIGIL

Kidderminster Shuttle: Floral tribute: Mourners left flowers near to the home of murdered retired teacher Betty Yates.

10:26am Monday 9th January 2012

TEARS of sadness and anger were shed for murdered retired school teacher, Betty Yates, when mourners held a candlelit vigil near to her Bewdley cottage where she died.

Vigil planned for Bewdley murder victim Betty Yates

1:44pm Sunday 8th January 2012

A GROUP of mourners is set to gather outside the home of murder victim Betty Yates this afternoon to pay their respects to the retired teacher.

Family pays tribute to Betty

Kidderminster Shuttle: Betty Yates

10:09am Saturday 7th January 2012

The family of a retired teacher found murdered at her home has paid tribute to a "vivacious and popular" woman.

OAP stabbed to death in own home

Kidderminster Shuttle: Betty Yates

12:00am Saturday 7th January 2012

A RETIRED teacher stabbed to death in a “violent attack” at her remote home had just celebrated her birthday, it has emerged.

Police confirm Bewdley murder victim was Betty Yates

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tragic teacher: The scene of the murder at Dowles Road and inset, victim Betty Yates.

4:51pm Friday 6th January 2012

POLICE have confirmed that the elderly woman stabbed to death in her remote cottage near Bewdley was well-known retired teacher Betty Yates.

Bewdley murder victim was stabbed

Kidderminster Shuttle: Police presence: The entrance to the isolated track to the cottage.

2:19pm Friday 6th January 2012

POLICE have revealed the Bewdley murder victim was stabbed during a "violent attack" and a knife was found at the scene.

Bewdley cottage murder victim led book reading group

1:12pm Friday 6th January 2012

IT has emerged that Betty Yates, the woman named locally as the victim of a murder at isolated cottage near Bewdley was an active member of The University of the Third Age (U3A).



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