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School launches outdoor classrooms

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

PUPILS at Abberley Hall School will now be learning in the open air due to the launch of an array of outdoor classrooms.

Village society recieves £50k heritage funding

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ARCHAEOLOGISTS will be descending on Abberley after the village received £50,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Meal to shoot up to space

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN Abberley pupil has won the chance to have a meal he designed cooked by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal before it is sent into space.

Princess Anne gives royal approval to Abberley pupils' garden

Kidderminster Shuttle: THUMBS UP: Abberley Parochial Primary School pupil Josh Cook makes Princess Anne laugh at RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

7:10am Wednesday 14th May 2014

PUPILS at an Abberley primary school got the royal seal of approval for their entry to the Royal Horticultural Society's Malvern Spring Festival.

Plan to shape Wyre Forest future sparks anger

Kidderminster Shuttle: District council could spend extra £125k

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS to reshape Wyre Forest District Council by cutting the number of wards from 17 to 11 has sparked fury among local politicians who have slammed some of the proposed new boundaries as “illogical”.

Abberley pupils experience 'land of ice and fire'

Kidderminster Shuttle: Icelandic adventure: Pupils and staff from Abberley Hall School at Skogafoss Falls in Iceland.

6:30am Tuesday 26th November 2013

PUPILS at a school in Abberley have experienced the northern lights during a trip to the land of fire and ice.

Driver taken to hospital following Abberley road crash

Kidderminster Shuttle: Two women taken to hospital following Kidderminster crash

8:54am Thursday 24th October 2013

A DRIVER has been taken to hospital following a collision in Abberley.

Abberley hotel venue for children's hospice shopping fund-raiser

6:10am Tuesday 17th September 2013

A SHOPPING event at The Elms Hotel, Abberley, will help raise money for a hospice for children with life-limiting illnesses.

Old pupil back as headmaster

Kidderminster Shuttle: New head: Will Lockett, with his wife Beth.

7:20am Monday 8th April 2013

AN ex Great Witley pupil will return to his former school after more than 20 years - as headmaster.

Abberley Hall pupils to perform Cats

Kidderminster Shuttle: Purrfect: Abberley Hall pupils are transformed into cats for their school musical.

7:30am Friday 8th March 2013

MORE than 70 students at an Abberley school have been grooming their whiskers ready for next week’s school musical.

School's assistant director of music awarded £4,473 at tribunal

12:40pm Thursday 7th March 2013

A LITTLE Witley assistant director of music at a primary school has been awarded more than £4,000 after complaining her duties were taken from her and wages deducted.

Abberley gardens to be restored

Kidderminster Shuttle: Restoring Abberley: Fiona Paterson, left, and Jo Roche in the grounds.

7:10am Monday 11th February 2013

PLANS are being drawn up to restore the historic gardens surrounding a Great Witley school.

Teen cleared of sex offences

11:37am Monday 28th January 2013

A TEENAGER has been cleared of sex offences allegedly committed after a night out drinking at an Abberley pub.

Volunteers sought to take plunge in Abberley abseil

7:10am Tuesday 24th July 2012

BRAVE volunteers are needed to take the plunge in a charity abseil down Abberley Hall clock tower.

Man, 71, to abseil down Abberley Clock Tower

7:30am Monday 4th June 2012

A SEVENTY-one-year-old will get a taste of living on the edge, when he abseils down Abberley Clock Tower for charity.

Straying Spaniel reunited with owner thanks to The Shuttle

Kidderminster Shuttle: Stray dog: Male Springer Spaniel found wandering in Abberley.

12:48pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

A SPRINGER Spaniel found straying in Abberley was reunited with his owner thanks to The Shuttle.

Abberley Gardening Club

11:00am Friday 13th April 2012

David Cropp will give a talk on ‘Allotments’ at the next meeting on Monday, April 16.

Daredevils sought for Abberley charity abseil

Kidderminster Shuttle: Charity abseil: Emma Fawcett.

9:10am Saturday 24th March 2012

A CHARITY for disabled children wants thrill-seekers and daredevils to sign up for a charity abseil during May.

Abberley and District Gardening Club

10:00am Friday 10th February 2012

John Guest will be giving a talk on ‘Old Garden Tools’ at the next meeting of the new gardening club based in Abberley and Great Witley.

Abberley and District Gardening Club

10:30am Thursday 26th January 2012

John Guest will be giving a talk on ‘Old Garden Tools’ at the next meeting of a new gardening club based in Abberley and Great Witley.

Abberley abseil for charity

7:10am Wednesday 7th September 2011

A CHARITY abseil takes place on Abberley clock tower on Saturday to raise funds for disabled and sick children.

Long-serving Abberley parish councillor steps down

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘Rewarding’: Ron Ballard.

7:20am Wednesday 1st June 2011

By Sarah Hickinbotham

Wyre Forest businesses in the running for welcome awards

7:20am Wednesday 4th May 2011

SEVERN Valley Raillway, an Abberley hotel and Hartlebury’s Worcestershire County Museum have reached the finals of an award to recognise businesses that make staying in the county special.

Abberley pupils bake cakes for hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Special cakes: George and Edward Battin with a snowdrop cake.

7:10am Tuesday 12th April 2011

SCHOOL pupils have cooked up a treat in aid of a hospice for people with life-limiting illnesses.

Abberley teen admits sex offences

2:30pm Tuesday 22nd March 2011

A TEENAGER who admitted sex offences against a 14-year-old girl has been remanded in custody for psychiatric assessment.

Abberley Young Farmers Club memories appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle: Club appeal: President Roy Neath and chairman Anna-May Furness outside St Mary's Church in Abberley village.

7:50am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

ABBERLEY Young Farmers Club (YFC) is appealing for information about the club’s past.

Abberley WI

10:00am Monday 31st January 2011

Members got the chance to try their hand at willow work ath the January meeting.

Solicitor who raided trust fund must pay back £220,000

12:10pm Thursday 6th January 2011

A RESPECTED Abberley solicitor who stole money from a trust fund set up by a multi-millionaire friend to prop up his ailing legal practice has been told he must pay back more than £220,000.

Abberley Christmas Fair

3:51pm Monday 8th November 2010

PRINTS of an oil painting of a rare bird will be on sale at Abberley Christmas Fair on Saturday.

Abberley farm fire

11:16am Monday 13th September 2010

A FIRE destroyed farm out-buildings and a hop drying kiln in Abberley on Saturday.

Tower open

9:30am Thursday 15th July 2010

ABBERLEY Hall Clock Tower will be open to the public to celebrate its 125th anniversary year.

Abberley school 'going solar'

Kidderminster Shuttle: Going solar: A mock-up of the solar thermal installation at Abberley Hall School.

12:40pm Sunday 11th July 2010

AN energy-conscious Abberley boarding school is to use the latest solar thermal technology to heat its indoor swimming pool in a move aimed at saving more than £10,000 a year.

Abberley workshop for farmers

7:10am Thursday 1st July 2010

AN event is being held in Abberley to advise farmers on how they can achieve better returns from breeding and forage.

Abberley Clockwatchers WI

11:00am Sunday 20th June 2010

Nine members had the chance to go behind the scenes of the BBC Hereford & Worcester studios at Hylton Road on June 2 for a very interesting tour.


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