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4:48pm Monday 10th March 2014
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11:00am Sunday 9th March 2014
DR Matt Lamb, Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Wyre Forest, is obviously getting into early election mode with yet another diatribe from central office on the plight of the British people (Opinion, February 20) Heaven help us if we had to endure another Labour government, destroying all the good work of the Coalition, repairing the damage left by his lot.
6:07am Sunday 9th March 2014
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12:00pm Friday 7th March 2014
I READ last week's letter from town councillor Paul Gittins about his comments to a Bewdley cake shop owner, and it is a lie to suggest that I threatened to leave the town and that my partner Kim's shop would become a charity shop.
11:21am Friday 7th March 2014
DR Matt Lamb, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Wyre Forest, is obviously getting into early election mode with yet another diatribe from central office on the plight of the British people (Hard-working people need us to stand up, Shuttle Opinion, February 20)
6:00am Friday 7th March 2014
SO, we were told that the Kidderminster tip was closing at Hoobrook so that a dangerous building could be demolished, and we were now to use the tip on the Stourport Road, at much inconvenience to all with regard to traffic, location etc.
5:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014
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ON a recent shopping trip to Crossley Retail Park, Kidderminster, I was impressed by the customer service I received. Sales staff were knowledgeable, helpful and pleasant and made the experience pleasurable.
6:00am Thursday 6th March 2014
I WAS greatly surprised to read the article in last week's Shuttle about taxpayers' money being used to buy the Holy Trinity International School buildings and grounds in Kidderminster from the overseas' owners and investors.
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SINCE the Whittle bus company started the 192 bus service Kidderminster, Halesowen via Hagley, through Burlish Park, Stourport, it has not worked out. Very often the bus is late or it does not turn up at all.
3:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014
I AM sure all Shuttle readers sympathise with those so severely affected by the ongoing floods. Hopefully, the people of Bewdley who have been saved from misery are grateful that there was an effective reaction to the floods in 2000.
12:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014
GOOD news for Stourport as reported in last week’s Shuttle where we have achieved the saving of our civic centre and civic theatre hall, and also the demolition of the former Lloyds garage. This is a major victory for Stourport Town Council.
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6:00am Monday 17th February 2014
I READ an article entitled ‘Council act like ostriches over incinerator’ explaining that the county council have totally ignored their responsibility to the environment and are acting irresponsibly with taxpayers’ money over the Hartlebury incinerator.
6:00am Sunday 16th February 2014
6:00am Saturday 15th February 2014
DESPITE the so-called upturn in the economy, debt can be a daunting problem for many and at Citizens Advice we are still seeing people coming through our doors who are perplexed and anxious about the situation they find themselves.
11:00am Friday 14th February 2014
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2:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014
1:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014
THE Conservative-led county council voted in favour of a mass burn incinerator in Worcestershire recently. Was this a well-thought-out and intelligent process looking at costs, impact on the environment and the raft of alternatives available? Of course it wasn’t! The majority of councillors failed to look at key information and followed their leader and their officers, oblivious to the impacts – a clear dereliction of duty. Fortunately, 20 per cent of the councillors present acted responsibly, having learnt that an incinerator is little more than a fire in a box, and that the alternatives being adopted by more switched-on councils elsewhere in the country are cleaner, will employ more people, will not produce toxic ash, will not pollute our clean air, will not be affected by future Carbon Tax costs and overall can be implemented at about half the cost of mass burn incineration. Many people will remember Councillor Blagg attempting to explain the council’s plan when he spoke in September 2012. They will recall many questions being asked including “why is the council choosing the most polluting of all options?”, “why are you not looking at solutions which will achieve higher recycling rates?” and “why are you unaware that you are being led along by your contractor into the most costly option for the taxpayer?” Sadly Councillor Blagg was unable to answer a single question and it is evident that he has learnt nothing since. However his wife, also on the Cabinet, has since declared that she does not want the ash to be dealt with in her ‘back yard’ but still supports incineration and the leadership of the council has stated “I don’t care how much the incinerator costs, I just want it!”. It is evident that only a few of the councillors elected to represent us, the taxpayers, have availed themselves of the true cost of incineration and sadly the majority appear to be happy in their own ignorance. The outrageous cost of this foolishness will be devastating for our environment and will cost us, and future generations, hundreds of millions of pounds more than is necessary. I hope that these councillors are proud! J LATHAM Inn Lane Hartlebury
10:00am Thursday 13th February 2014
10:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014
IN his recent letter, Dr N Berisford refers to Crown House issues which have already been addressed. His proposals for residential, business and retail use were thoroughly investigated in 2006/8 by the then leaseholder, LandSecurities Trillium.
6:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014
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3:03pm Monday 10th February 2014
HAVING taken part as a public participant at Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet meeting in January, as a member of Worcestershire Youth Cabinet , alongside the Member of Youth Parliament for West Worcestershire, I am only too aware of the increasing amount of pressure that our local councillors are constantly being challenged with, in particular with regard to making cuts.
1:00pm Friday 7th February 2014
I WISH to inform all motorists travelling along the Chester Road in Kidderminster towards Worcester on January 29 that the speed camera van was illegally sited, due to the fact it was parked partially on the pavement and partially on the verge.
6:00am Friday 7th February 2014
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