German guests from twin town to visit Kidderminster

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

6:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

A CIVIC delegation from Husum will be in Kidderminster for the First World War commemoration service in St Mary's Church on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm.

Regional award for Kidderminster apprentice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman has scooped a regional accolade at the West Midlands round of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

Historic hall to receive next phase of facelift

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

THE second phase of restoration work has just started on one of Wyre Forest’s oldest buildings.

Firefighters called to incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called out to incidents today, (September 20).

Kidderminster firefighters called to Stourport fire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:18am Saturday 20th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called to a Stourport fire last night, (September 19).

Questions raised over Stourport car park safety

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FUEL and oil tanks underneath a new Stourport car park could cause explosions or fires, according to a mechanic whose garage used to be based on the site.

Kidderminster hairdresser wins national awards

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAIRDRESSING entrepreneur with a salon in Kidderminster has scooped two national awards.

Underemployment figures on the rise

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE number of people who are underemployed in the West Midlands has increased by three per cent since 2010, according to figures released by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Factory worker taken to hospital after fire at Hartlebury workplace

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:44pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital following a fire at industrial site in Hartlebury near Kidderminster this afternoon (Friday, September 19).

Chaddesley Corbett set for concert

Kidderminster Shuttle: Brockencote Hall

10:13am Friday 19th September 2014

CHADDESLEY Corbett will be partying to the sounds of live music today.

Police to tackle alcohol-related crime

10:04am Friday 19th September 2014

THE number of violent crimes committed in Worcestershire is dropping, but West Mercia Police are backing a national call to tackle the problem even further.

Family felt "ignored" at war exhibition opening

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A BEWDLEY family which contributed personal items to the town’s First World War displays felt “ignored” during the official opening.

Service manager raises funds after cold plunge

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 19th September 2014

THE manager of a Bewdley day service has raised more than £300 for Alzheimer’s Society after completing a swimming challenge.

Teachers fundraise for pupil

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Friday 19th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER boy who needs £15,000 for a life-changing operation is in line for a fundraising boost after staff at his Worcestershire school backed his appeal.

Hospital staff raise £4k for robot appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

UROLOGY staff from Worcestershire hospitals have raised more than £4,000 to put towards a campaign to buy a state-of-the-art robot to help county cancer patients.

Business is blooming for florist

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A FLORIST who started her business from her Kidderminster home has expanded and opened up a new shop.

Drakelow Tunnels open day supports air ambulance

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN open day at Drakelow Tunnels raised £275 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

105 bales of hay alight in Worcestershire field

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:28pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 100 bales of hay caught ablaze in a field near Kidderminster.

Marathon man hopes to make it a perfect ten

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER lorry driver will be jumping out his cab and lacing up his running shoes for charity.

Kidderminster recruitment staff to take on charity's second Lantern Walk

Kidderminster Shuttle: VITAL FUNDS: First Personnel has sponsored the Acorns Lantern Walk and will be participating in the charity event in October.

11:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

SHINING through to support a children's hospice, staff from the Kidderminster branch of recruitment firm First Personnel will be taking part in the second annual Lantern Walk.

Soaking scouts support local cause

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOAKING scouts participated in a freezing fundraiser yesterday evening.

Two cars crash on Kidderminster roundabout near Dunelm

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

A LAND Rover went into a barrier after it crashed with another car on a Kidderminster roundabout.

Scaffolder poles apart from competition in national awards

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:31am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man has won the prestigious National Construction College (NCC) Scaffolding Apprentice of the Year award.

Exercise class to raise funds for heart charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman is raising money for a charity which provides support to families affected by cardiomyopathy.

Future of festival at risk

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE future of a regional arts event is at risk, if a new batch of volunteers do not come forward.

History society host monthly talk

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

MILITARY history buffs were in attendance for a talk entitled The Battle of Crecy – 1346 at a monthly society meeting.

Sufferers of rare cancer start fundraising

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SUFFERERS of a rare cancer took on a walking challenge on Sunday to raise funds for the fight against the little-known illness.

Church prepares for special weekend

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ST Bartholomew's Church at Bayton is getting ready for a special weekend which will include marking the sacrifice of villagers who gave their lives in the First World War.

War exhibition attracts hundreds of visitors

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended a First World War commemorative exhibition in Kidderminster Town Hall last weekend (September 13 and 14).

Horticultural show blossoms

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Horticultural Society’s 60th annual show went “exceedingly well” and was a “lovely day out”.

Popular cafe re-opens in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A POPULAR Kidderminster cafe has re-opened after planning approval for 31 new houses forced it to leave its previous home.

West Midlands MEP hits out at legal highs

Kidderminster Shuttle: OH CRUMBS! James Carver, UKIP MEP hits out at European advice over eating toast.

9:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEST Midlands MEP James Carver has welcomed calls for so-called "legal highs" to be banned.

Student shaves head for sister

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER girl has shaved her head in a show of sisterly solidarity.

Student business shortlisted for award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A STUDENT run business has been shortlisted as one of the top companies in the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Award for successful entrepreneurs.

Kidderminster man died of drug abuse, court hears

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

6:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man died after taking heroin, alcohol and other drugs, a coroner’s court has heard.

Neighbours oppose garden joinery workshop

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for a joinery workshop in the garden of a home in Stourport, despite residents’ complaints noisy industrial use is inappropriate for their residential area.

Refurbished hospital prayer room opened to everyone

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW prayer room has been formally opened at Kidderminster Hospital after a full refurbishment last month.

Kidderminster could get £1.5million towards town centre facelift

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10433110)

5:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE County Council is set to decide whether they are going to stump up £1.5million to fulfil a "long standing ambition" to give Kidderminster Town Centre a facelift.

Hartlebury Castle hosts its first Bridal Fashion Show

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10430051)

4:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE first ever Bridal Fashion Show at Hartlebury Castle, near Kidderminster, will take place at the end of the month.

Missing Kidderminster man held on farm for 13 years, court is told

Kidderminster Shuttle: e Back home: Darrell Simester, who has been reunited with his family after 13 years.

3:26pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A "VULNERABLE" man was forced to work every day for 13 years for no pay at a farm near Newport with just an animal trough to wash in at one point, Cardiff Crown Court heard yesterday.

M&S serving cake and waxing staff for World's Biggest Coffee Morning


3:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A DEPARTMENT store in Kidderminster will be serving up hot drinks with sides of cake, hair and sweat as they take part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Trial for missing Kidderminster man forced to work for free gets underway

Kidderminster Shuttle: e Back home: Darrell Simester, who has been reunited with his family after 13 years.

1:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TRIAL against two men accused of forcing a Kidderminster man to work on their farm for no pay has got underway.

Carpet firm fined £10,000 after vessel explodes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER carpet company has been fined after a large pressure vessel exploded and propelled the quarter-tonne lid into the air.

WI centenary baton arrives in Wyre Forest

Kidderminster Shuttle: CELEBRATIONS: The centenary baton was handed over at the Sever Valley Railway station in Kidderminster to Gill Lowe (left) from Veronica Herridge (right) and her granddaughter Kate Gittins

11:03am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MEMBERS of Kidderminster's Women's Institute group welcomed the foundation's centenary baton into the town last week.

Choir director faces the music after impersonating Hitler

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:55am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LEADING light in a top Kidderminster choir was thrown out of an internationally famous music festival for impersonating Hitler - in front of German singers in Worcester Cathedral.

First-class student gives advice to school leavers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STOURPORT man who recently achieved a first class degree from his university is giving advice to school leavers who did not achieve top grades.

Judo club raises funds for two-year-old Riley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MARTIAL art enthusiasts in Kidderminster have raised more than £1,100 for a two-year-old boy who lost his mother to cervical cancer last year.

Celebration for NHS staff at cathedral

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

6:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month to celebrate the work of NHS staff around the county.

Vintage event brings back community spirit in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS in Kidderminster have revived the community spirit of days gone by at an event hosted by a Worcestershire-based housing association.

Mystery over death of two-year-old girl

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

The medical cause of a two-year-old Stourport girl's sudden death remains a mystery after an inquest - leaving her heartbroken family with unanswered questions.


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