New civic manifesto praised by chairman

Kidderminster Shuttle: Griff Rhys Jones at Addingham

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A NEW national manifesto for the civic society movement has been welcomed by the chairman of Bewdley Civic Society.

Belbroughton churchgoers complete Bishop's faith course

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:44pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BELBROUGHTON Christians have completed a course designed to relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.

Every Number You Need Information Guide needs you!

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:28pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NEWSQUEST, the company that owns The Shuttle, is currently in the process of compiling this year's Every Number You Need Information Guides and is appealing for local groups and organisations from Wyre Forest to get in touch.

Belbroughton residents to be consulted over proposed multi-million water site

Kidderminster Shuttle: Severn Trent Water is fined after amonia is released

4:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Belbroughton are being asked for their views on plans to build a multi-million pound alternative water supply site for Birmingham.

Horse rider rescued after fall in Belbroughton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WOMAN was rescued from a muddy bridleway after she fell off her horse in Belbroughton.

Bewdley Civic Society

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Roger Torode gave a fascinating talk on The Friendly Midland Red for our September lecture.

Blakedown WI

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

There was no formal meeting this time as we were celebrating our 94th Birthday! Almost 40 members gathered at La Brasserie, Kidderminster, for a birthday meal.

Areley Kings First

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Resuming the fight against the Tesco Express appeal to build on the Squirrel Inn site.

Primary school children celebrate harvest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at Bewdley Primary School have been taking part in a week of harvest celebrations.

West Mercia Police launch emergency contact disc

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST Mercia Police has launched a tax disc replacement, which contains vital information to help emergency services attending the scene of an accident.

Launch of annual poppy appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Workshop helps support fund applications

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ORGANISATIONS in Wyre Forest have received a helping hand in their applications through the Big Lottery Fund.

European market flavours coming to Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

BEWDLEY’S town centre is being transformed into a bustling European market place for the first time later this month.

Bewdley Civic Society

3:14pm Friday 17th October 2014

Roger Torode gave a fascinating talk on The Friendly Midland Red for our September lecture.He started as a conductor on these local buses and ended up as European Transport Manager for London Transport!

Bewdley & District Horticultural Society

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

The next meeting will be at the Elim Riverside Church Hall in Bewdley on October 20.

Annual poppy appeal launched in Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Strictly Night

10:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

October 24 at 7.30pm at St George’s Hall with professional tuition.

New water pipes for Belbroughton

Kidderminster Shuttle: Severn Trent Water is fined after amonia is released

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

AROUND £1million is being spent to repair and replace ageing water pipes in Belbroughton.

Young people encouraged to chat about books

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

6:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LIBRARIES across Wyre Forest are taking part in Chatterbooks week which aims to encourage young people to exchange their ideas about books.

Two businesses have tourism award hopes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Wyre Forest businesses have been announced as finalists in the 2014 Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence.

Pupils perform at Royal Albert Hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

WYRE Forest students were part of a 600-strong Centenary Chorus where youth choirs from across Europe performed at a special First World War memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Astley open evening this week

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Sunday 12th October 2014

A WYRE Forest school is opening its doors to prospective pupils this week.

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.

Bewdley Arts Festival to kick off this weekend

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:10am Thursday 9th October 2014

BEWDLEY’S annual arts festival will kick-off tomorrow with the official opening followed by a sell-out concert from Midge Ure on his 61st birthday.

Wombles help with big tidy up

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:44am Tuesday 7th October 2014

PUPILS from a Bewdley school have joined forces with the Wombles to help clean up Wyre Forest.

Music and flags in fundraiser bid

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion is holding a special Poppy Appeal concert at St Anne’s Church.

Three men injured after car crashes through hedge

Kidderminster Shuttle: Two women taken to hospital following Kidderminster crash

9:13am Monday 6th October 2014

THREE men were taken to hospital late last night after a car left the road and went through a hedge in Kidderminster.

Safari goes spooky for its yearly event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

THINGS are going bump in the night at West Midland Safari Park during the attractions fifth annual Spooky Spectacular.

Bewdley Bridge Club

12:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

The result of the Pairs Competition held on September 24 was: North /South: Liliane I Wright & Nigel Oldnall 58.63; Brian & Carol Varley 58.33; David & Sarah Halford 52.38.

Students win awards for history project

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE opening of Bewdley Civic Society’s exhibition about war-time MP Stanley Baldwin featured prizes being awarded to students of the town’s secondary school.

Fury at removal of cobblestones

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

BEWDLEY residents were up in arms this week after cobblestones outside the new Tesco development in Load Street were removed and replaced with an “appalling” square of concrete.

Bewdley Fire Station safe for 'the foreseeable future'

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:55am Thursday 2nd October 2014

HEREFORD and Worcester Fire Authority today re-confirmed the safety of Bewdley Fire Station for the foreseeable future.

Bewdley's Question Time

9:21am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Friday, October 3, 7.30pm at St George’s Hall, Load Street, Bewdley.

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.



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