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.

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.

Council hubs axe temporarily blocked

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGRY councillors have temporarily blocked the "arbitrary" and "wrong" decision by Wyre Forest District Council's cabinet to axe hubs in Stourport and Bewdley.

Fly infestation forces recycling to landfill

Kidderminster Shuttle: District council could spend extra £125k

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLASTIC bottles, aluminium cans and glass jars collected by Wyre Forest residents in green bins have been sent to landfill, after an infestation of flies led to the temporary closure of a district recycling centre.

Generation game repeats itself as female number five arrives

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DRAMATIC birth in the back of a car on the A449 saw a Wyre Forest family reach an unlikely milestone.

Eye test leads to brain tumour discovery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A ROUTINE eye test has given a Kidderminster teenager a new outlook on life after it revealed a brain tumour.

Pupils put in outstanding effort

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

BOOK vouchers have been awarded to pupils at four local schools by the Rotary Club of Kidderminster.

Franche Wine Circle raises funds for church hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

FRANCHE Wine Circle has donated £400 to Wolverley Church Hall for the purchase of new tables.

Kidderminster psychology student's work recognised by insurer

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FINAL year psychology student from Kidderminster has been rewarded by specialist global insurer, Hiscox for her contribution to its workplace design competition.

PTA supports Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HOLY Trinity School Parent Teacher Association has donated £875 to Kemp Hospice.

Visitors take a trip to the past

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) stepped back to the 1940s during two nostalgic celebratory events.

Water warning issued to public

Kidderminster Shuttle: PROJECT: Severn Trent is inviting people in Littleworth, near Worcester, to find out more about its investment in village sewers.

6:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been warned not to go swimming in Trimpley Reservoir.

Churches to commemorate 100th anniversary of WW1

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

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CHURCHES in Kidderminster are coming together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Traders hit out at CPO decision

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUSINESS owners affected by the compulsory purchase order (CPO) of Lower Mill Street have called the decision a “disgrace”.

Town centre land purchase agreed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans by Wyre Forest District Council to use a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to buy the land that currently contains 2-12 Lower Mill Street in Kidderminster will go ahead.

Bewdley Festival line-up announced

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MUSICIANS, comedians and actors will be heading to Wyre Forest for this year’s Bewdley Festival.

Young citizens are celebrated at event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CELEBRATION of citizenship work by young people in Wyre Forest has taken place at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Shoppers in foodbank boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WYRE Forest residents have given 3,800 meals to families in need.

Fundraiser to cycle thousands of miles for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man is getting on his bike to take part in four cycling challenges to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Kidderminster's lost heroes remembered

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

6:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A ROLL of honour listing the names of all the men and women from Kidderminster who died in combat since the late 19th century has been created.

Former local lad picked to guard Commonwealth baton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Wolverley CE Secondary School pupil is guarding the Queen’s Baton on its relay around Scotland as part of this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Is this the coolest car in Wyre Forest?

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:06pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BMW banger will be the brightest thing on the road as it journeys over 1,600 miles across 12 countries in nine days.

Trimpley Heavy Horse Festival back for 11th year

Kidderminster Shuttle: Horsing about: Lining up the 10th Trimpley Heavy Horse Show.

4:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRIMPLEY Heavy Horse Festival will return to the village for its 11th year.

Pam's tribute concert "fantastic"

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MEMORIAL concert was held to celebrate the life of Pam Cunningham, the founder of the Kidderminster Valentines Choir.

Lifelong ban for senior teacher who 'cuddled' pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: The figures were released by the Department for Education

8:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FORMER acting headteacher at a Kidderminster school has been banned from classrooms for life after a catalogue of "inappropriate" behaviour towards pupils.

Kidderminster carpet firm appoints sales director

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER-based Brockway Carpets has announced the appointment of Shaun Lewis as sales director to support the company’s continuous expansion plans in the UK and global markets.

Cash boost for war event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VOLUNTARY organisation has received £3,400 to commemorate the town’s role in the First World War.



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