Civic society celebrates 70 years with exhibition

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

BEWDLEY Civic Society has celebrated its 70th birthday by opening a new exhibition in St George’s Hall.

Frustration as re-opening of Civic Theatre Hall is delayed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THIS week was meant to herald a new dawn for entertainment in Stourport with the re-opening of the Civic Theatre Hall.

Coffee for Kemp

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 5th September 2014

KEMP Hospice is launching its own coffee morning campaign.

Wyre Forest goes ice bucket challenge crazy

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:26am Monday 1st September 2014

FREEZING fundraisers across Wyre Forest have been taking part in an online craze.

Teen gives back after counselling

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A BEREAVED Kidderminster teenager has battled through “very low points of grief” to become an active fundraiser for the charity which helped her during the toughest of times.

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.

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”.

Choir presents £3,000 to charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Valentines Choir has presented a donation of £3,000 to two charities.

Young citizens support Kemp

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:57am Monday 11th August 2014

SIXTEEN young people have organised a family fun day in support of Kemp Hospice.

A moment to remember

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:23pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Boys' Brigade in Kidderminster took part in the Candlelight vigil in Brintons Park

Children sell loom bands for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

FOUR enterprising children have capitalised on a toy craze to raise money for Kemp Hospice.

Green gingers go!

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:27pm Monday 28th July 2014

9 Kidderminster gardeners returned from Husum last week after the 10th exchange with a group of gardeners from our beautiful twin town in Germany. As "old hands" renewed friendships with their hosts, the "newcomers" began to understand why the wearm welcome, fun and laughter with our hosts ensures the success of these trips!

Panto poster competition winner announced

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

A STOURPORT theatre group have announced the winner of a competition it ran for children in Wyre Forest to design a poster for its pantomime.

Community turns out for ‘brilliant’ Borrington Bash

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an annual fair in Kidderminster, which featured a rodeo bull and gladiator ring.

Shop taking part in fundraising scheme for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

A SHOP in Kidderminster is taking part in the Donate, Don’t Waste campaign, which aims to raise funds for Kemp Hospice.

Midnight walk boosts hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Friday 11th July 2014

CLOSE to £30,000 was raised at this year’s Kemp Midnight Walk, which saw more than 400 women light up the Wyre Forest.

Boys' Brigade Awards Evening

2:40pm Monday 30th June 2014

The 1st Kidderminster Boys' Brigade will be having their awards evening on Monday 7th July

Beer festival chooses hospice as its charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: FUNDRAISERS: Phil Wright and Pete Doncaster of Wyre Forest CAMRA with Debbie Broomfield of Kemp Hospice with pump clips that will be sold to raise funds. Photo COLIN HILL.

6:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

KEMP Hospice has been named by Wyre Forest Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) as its charity for this year’s beer festival.

Coach firm supporting Kemp in run up to World Cup

7:40am Tuesday 20th May 2014

A COACH firm is supporting Kemp Hospice in the run up to the World Cup by selling Name the England Teddy scratch cards.

Live band to perform at Kemp's Midnight Walk

Kidderminster Shuttle: IN TUNE: High Horses with Kemp Hospice's fundraisers.

6:30am Tuesday 20th May 2014

LIVE music will be keeping participants of this year's Kemp Hospice's Midnight Walk entertained for the first time.

Library coffee mornings raised £1,500 for Kemp

7:10am Wednesday 14th May 2014

COFFEE mornings held at Kidderminster Library each Thursday have raised £1,500 for Kemp Hospice.

Solicitors to take on Midnight Walk to support hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: IN THE PINK: From left, Kate Watkiss, Rachel McGrath, Gill Guest, Lakhvir Bassi, Liz Wright, Sharon Jones and Louise Adams will be supporting Kemp's Midnight Walk.

7:30am Tuesday 13th May 2014

LADIES from a Kidderminster solicitors firm are gearing up to take on the Midnight Walk to support Kemp Hospice.

Kemp Hospice to hold fourth Make a Will Week

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAKE A WILL: From left, Laura Smith and Rachel Summers from Mfg, Gill Bowskill of OS Talbots, Steve Pittsof Thursfields, Kathryn Harris of QS Talbots, Marion Evans of Marion Evans Solicitors and Will Painter of Painters.

7:10am Wednesday 30th April 2014

WYRE Forest solicitors will be once again be teaming up for Kemp Hospice's Make a Will Week.

M&S pledges support for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: RAISING FUNDS: From left, Kemp fundraiser Alice McMahon, Bev Royal and Richard Teague from M&S and Kemp fundraiser Elena Bloomfield.

6:10am Friday 25th April 2014

MARKS and Spencer in Kidderminster has named Kemp Hospice as its charity partner for 2014.

Midnight Walk to light up Wyre Forest for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: GIRL POWER: From left, Sophie Bishop, Norma Bingham and Caroline Beech launch this year's Midnight Walk.

6:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

REGISTRATION is now open for Kemp Hospice's annual midnight walk through the Wyre Forest.


Kidderminster Shuttle: Pay & Display

4:31pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Disability Action Wyre Forest pleased by Wyre Forest District Council's decision

Paws in motion for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: PAWS FOR THOUGHT: Kemp Hospice fundraiser Sophie Bishop and her dog Bo.

6:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

KEMP Hospice is inviting dog-lovers and their pets to join them for their first three-mile sponsored dog walk through the Wyre Forest.

Kemp to launch Ladies that Lunch club

6:40am Wednesday 9th April 2014

KEMP Hospice is launching a new club for ladies who lunch to raise much needed funds for the services it provides.

Make a splash for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: DIVING IN: The Feel Good Health Club  team get set for the Swimathon.

7:50am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SWIMMERS are being asked to get in the pool for Kemp Hospice's annual Swimathon.

Every Penny Helps

Kidderminster Shuttle: Pounds and Pennies can make a difference

1:30pm Monday 31st March 2014

The 1st Kidderminster Boys' Brigade had a successful Bagpack on Saturday 29th April at the Tesco Superstore.

Kemp Hospice extension due to be completed

Kidderminster Shuttle: FROM ABOVE: A view of the garden with new annexe.

8:46am Thursday 27th March 2014

KEMP Hospice's "beautiful" new extension is due to be completed today after four months of hard work.

Lost in the Forest

Kidderminster Shuttle: Camping at Coopers Mill

11:28am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Coopers Mill in the Wyre Forest gets the chop

Kidderminster charity shop to help raise money for Kemp Hospice fund

Kidderminster Shuttle: CUTTING THE TAPE: From left, shop manager Dawn McAdam, Terry and Maurice Cohen and Lynne Jones open the new shop. Picture: Louise Adey. 111416LA.

5:30am Friday 14th March 2014

A POPULAR Kidderminster charity has opened its new retail store in the town centre.


4:33pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Friday 21st February at Bewdley Pines Gold Club starting with hot food at 7.30pm

Work begins on Kemp Hospice's garden expansion

Kidderminster Shuttle: Digging in: From left, Terry Osborn, Mark Garnier and Gordon Yarranton turn the first sod.

7:30am Wednesday 18th December 2013

WORK on Kemp Hospice's expansion project is well underway after Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier helped to turn the first sod.

Cardless Christmas campaign raises £1,500 for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Showing support: St John’s Social Club secretary Martin Williams.

6:20am Tuesday 17th December 2013

A CARDLESS Christmas campaign has raised nearly £1,500 for Kemp Hospice.

Successful Twinning

Kidderminster Shuttle: Putting up a Scout tent, the German way

10:41am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Members of the 1st Kidderminster went to Husum for the first time

Santas raise £21k for Kemp Hospice fun run

Kidderminster Shuttle: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3178209

6:50am Wednesday 4th December 2013

THREE hundred and fifty Santas turned Kidderminster into a Winter Wonderland as they ran 10km for Kemp Hospice.

Drakelow Tunnels ghost hunt to raise funds for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Engineering feat: The tunnels took 2,000 men 15 months to complete. Pictures: DRAKELOW TUNNELS.

6:10am Monday 25th November 2013

AN underground Second World War factory will be investigated by ghost-hunters to raise funds for Kemp Hospice.

Santas team up for Kemp Hospice fun run

Kidderminster Shuttle: Ho ho ho: A team from Mayflex in Birmingham will take part in Kemp’s Santa Fun Run.

6:40am Wednesday 13th November 2013

SIXTEEN santas from a Birmingham distribution company have teamed up for Kemp Hospice’s annual Santa Fun Run.

Come and Join us

Kidderminster Shuttle: Come and Join us

11:03am Friday 8th November 2013

1st Kidderminster Boys' brigade are holding a Fireworks, Friends and Food Night on Monday 11th November.

Kemp Hospice set to open flagship store

Kidderminster Shuttle: New role: Kemp Hospice’s CEO Terry Osbourn.

6:30am Thursday 7th November 2013

A FLAGSHIP store that will be “much more than a charity shop” will be opened by Kemp Hospice in Kidderminster town centre.

Light up a Life campaign launched by Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Paying tribute: Swan Centre manager Ros Darby and Kemp fundraiser Elena Bloomfield launch the campaign.

7:20am Wednesday 6th November 2013

THREE Christmas trees have been put up early in Wyre Forest for people to hang messages to remember their loved ones as part of a Kemp Hospice campaign.

Mayflex Staff get KEMP Santa Clause Fever

Kidderminster Shuttle: Mayflex Staff get KEMP Santa Clause Fever

10:46am Tuesday 5th November 2013

Sixteen members of Mayflex staff from Birmingham will be leaving behind their roles working for of the UK’s leading distributors of Converged IP Solutions, to take part in KEMP Hospice’s annual Santa Fun Run on Sunday 1st December at Brinton’s Park from 9.00am.

Santa fun run coming to town for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Yule jog: Kemp Santa’s limber up for this year’s fun run.

6:40am Friday 1st November 2013

HUNDREDS of Santa Clauses will be coming to town this Christmas for Kemp Hospice’s annual Santa Fun Run.

Torchbearer runs Budapest Marathon for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Keep on running: Joshua Bentley ran the Budapest marathon for Kemp Hospice.

6:50am Tuesday 29th October 2013

A SERIAL fundraiser from Kidderminster has run his first full marathon in Budapest for Kemp Hospice.

Kemp Hospice to launch review into services

6:50am Tuesday 29th October 2013

KEMP Hospice hopes to address concerns revealed as part of a national survey into the future of hospice care in its latest strategic review.

Calling all Santas!

Kidderminster Shuttle: KEMP Santa’s limbering up for this year’s fun run.

12:44pm Monday 28th October 2013

KEMP Hospice is holding its festive Santa Fun Run on Sunday 1st December, starting and finishing at Brinton’s Park, Kidderminster.

Kemp Hospice floored by new carpet

Kidderminster Shuttle: Roll up: Service users, Victoria Carpets, Community, Kemp and Nicholls Carpets and Flooring staff enjoy the new carpet. at Kemp Hospice Picture: JONATHAN HIPKISS. 421308J.

10:00am Sunday 27th October 2013

HOSPICE users in Kidderminster are back in their conservatory after the room was ruined by flooding during the summer.

Heading to Husum

Kidderminster Shuttle: Husum visit coffee morning

11:09am Thursday 24th October 2013

Members of the 1st Kidderminster Boys' Brigade will be visiting Husum over the half term for the first time


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