Belbroughton pub retains Michelin award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POPULAR Belbroughton hostelry The Queens remains the only pub in Worcestershire with a Michelin Bib Gourmand Award.

Bewdley dancers get into the groove

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DANCE sessions for all ages and abilities are being held each month at St Georges Hall in Bewdley.

Straw-stuffed heroes and villains take over Belbroughton as scarecrow festival returns

Kidderminster Shuttle: Jack Sparrow at The Queen's pub. Buy photo:401421ET

3:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

CRUELLA de Vil, Lassie and Jack Sparrow were among the famous movie characters given the straw treatment at Belbroughton’s annual wurzel festival.

Mayor urges Bewdley residents to attend flood meetings

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bewdley flood barriers go up

10:39am Monday 29th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Bewdley are being invited to two drop-in sessions hosted by the Environment Agency (EA) to discuss the town’s future flood management.

Fire crews alerted to multiple incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:19am Friday 26th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Wyre Forest were called to a number of incidents yesterday afternoon.

Summer readers to be celebrated

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:20am Friday 26th September 2014

WYRE Forest children who have completed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge are being invited to a special award ceremony at their local library to receive their medals and certificates.

Astley WI

2:37pm Thursday 25th September 2014

After the August break members welcomed one visitor to our very busy evening.

Thousands attend SVR steam gala

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ABOUT 6,000 people visited the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) last weekend as it hosted an annual steam gala.

Bewdley day service up for fund

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A BEWDLEY day service has the chance to be awarded a grant of up to £3,000 from a national community fund.

Belbroughton Scarecrow Festival will be something to crow about, organisers say

Kidderminster Shuttle: L-r - Amanda Hopkins and director Beth Dunn from Got 2 Sing - who will be performing in the Belbroughton Recreation Centre arena on Saturday September 27.Pic by Denise Brownridge.

1:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FINAL preparations are underway for a popular annual event in Belbroughton which is expected to attract thousands.

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.

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.

Belbroughton antiques dealer finds heirlooms worth £3,000 stashed in £20 ginger pot

Kidderminster Shuttle: Steve Bubb, left, with his watches and Phil Sims from Sims Vintage with the ginger pot. Buy photo: BMM381407a

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN honest antiques dealer had a surprise when he opened up a £20 ginger pot to find more than £3,000 worth of antiques, including five pocket watches and other trinkets.

Bewdley Town Council outlines crime concerns

Kidderminster Shuttle: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

VIOLENT crime, anti-social behaviour and speeding traffic are “very big” problems in Bewdley according to the town’s council.

Staff take leap of faith for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 15th September 2014

DARING staff at a Wyre Forest events and venues company have taken on a thrilling challenge in aid of charity.

Bewdley Bridge Club

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

The results of the pairs competition held on September 3 were: North /South: Liliane I Wright and Nigel Oldnall 59.82; Philip Morgan and Alan Walters 57.44; Chad Chadwick and Bill Cumberworth 55.06.

Baton tour to mark WI centenary

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wells and Wyche WI will hold a new members coffee morning so that everyone is up to speed with the origin of the WI logo.

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A CELEBRATORY baton tour, which is travelling the length and breadth of the country, will be passing through Wyre Forest this weekend.

Strictly Night

10:13am Thursday 11th September 2014

 “Strictly Night”, with professional tuition, is on offer on October 24 at 7.30pm at St George’s Hall, Bewdley.

County museum opens its doors for free

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ENTRY to the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle will be free of charge on Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 from 11am to 5pm, as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

Local version of Question Time comes to Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

6:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A BEWDLEY version of Question Time will put local politicians and experts on the spot.

Reverend backs dementia project

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 8th September 2014

A BEWDLEY church leader has expressed his support for a dementia project.

History buffs to hear of 18th century poet

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

1:12pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHURCHILL and Blakedown Historical Society is hosting a talk about 18th century poet and landscape gardener William Shenstone.

Yoga class that will leave you laughing

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A YOGA class that will leave you in hysterics is coming to Bewdley.

Bewdley sunflower reaches new heights

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A BEWDLEY woman has grown a sunflower almost as tall as her bungalow.

Litter pick campaign comes to an end

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Sunday 7th September 2014

MEMBERS of Wyre Forest's UKIP branch have completed their month of litter picks throughout the area.

Youth choir wows audiences in Prague

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Saturday 6th September 2014

WYRE Forest Young Voices has completed a “hugely successful” concert tour to Prague.

Travellers set up camp on school playing fields

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

TRAVELLERS who invaded Gilt Edge Leisure Centre car park left the sports and community hub yesterday evening - but have now set up camp on Bewdley School's playing fields.

Bewdley student wins university prize

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Thursday 4th September 2014

A STUDENT from Bewdley has won a prestigious prize from Loughborough University.

Railway apprenticeships open for applicants

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TRAINING company is calling for young people interested in a career on the railways to sign up to its apprenticeship programme.

Allotment group appeals for funding

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORK to create an allotment area for disabled and elderly people in a Wyre Forest village has come to a standstill due to a lack of funding.

Parents urged to apply for school places

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

4:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PARENTS of children born between September 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, are being urged to contact Worcestershire County Council to apply for a school place starting next year.

Miseries of families with huge debts

Kidderminster Shuttle: 75th ANNIVERSARY: Darlington CAB is celebrating its 75th anniversary

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SINGLE mum living hand to mouth on a shoestring has spoken of her despair as she struggles to pay £15,000 debts while bringing up a wayward teenager and his brother.

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.

Bus fare increase on Kidderminster Connecta service

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire County Council staff earning more than £100,000 from taxpayers leaps 33%

8:58am Monday 1st September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Connecta bus journey will cost Wyre Forest residents an extra 20p from today.

Unusual safari park birth

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE latest birth to occur at West Midland Safari Park could be the first of its kind.

Service boss takes plunge

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE manager of a Bewdley day service is taking a chilling plunge to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Performances to remember Areley Kings war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WYRE Forest community will commemorate its role in the First World War in an interactive way.

Private gardens open for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

GREENFINGERED residents of Wyre Forest are being invited to take a look into other people’s gardens over the weekend.

MP pleased with youth jobs boost

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

4:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WYRE Forest MP Mark Garnier has welcomed the drop in youth unemployment across the West Midlands.

Kidnap and torture gang members convicted

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:09am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE men who were part of a gang which kidnapped a man outside his Kidderminster home and tortured him in a storage container have been found guilty after a four-week trial.

Beauty queen raising money at fun run

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BLAKEDOWN beauty queen is swapping her heels for a pair of trainers as she aims to raise money in a charity fun run.

Bewdley couple walk in memory of daughter

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A BEWDLEY couple have completed the St Richard’s Hospice Waterways Walk in memory of their daughter who was cared for by the charity.

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”.

Bewdley student keeps her Olympic dream alive

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BEWDLEY student has had to spend the last two years balancing her school work, social life and a possible future career.

Open conclusion in inquest of Stourport woman's death

Kidderminster Shuttle: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

4:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN INQUEST held into the death of a Stourport woman has recorded an open conclusion.

GCSE results celebrated despite changes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HIGH-achieving Wyre Forest pupils are celebrating their GCSE results despite alterations made to the examinations this year.

Astley WI

9:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

Members and one visitor had a delightful evening at the July meeting.

Bewdley & District Horticultural Society

9:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

The 161st annual flower, vegetable and floral art show took place on August 9 and the Show Committee would like to thank the people of Wyre Forest for coming along and supporting this year`s event.

Woman cut free from car after accident near Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:03am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WOMAN was trapped in her vehicle for about an hour and 20 minutes following a two-car collision that saw both vehicles leave the road in Bewdley last night.

Hero pensioners foil £68,000 scam

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HERO pensioners Iris and Jeff Styles foiled a bid by a gang of fraudsters to scam them out of £68,000.


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