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Vintage car rally in Arley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CLASSIC car event will help a Wyre Forest community commemorate its fallen war heroes.

Beach fun at Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:50am Friday 15th August 2014

LIFE is a beach at the Severn Valley Railway this summer.

Wyre Forest will not challenge plans for 62 homes just outside its border

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘No need’: Alan Smith, left, and Jamie Shaw by the proposed housing site which they say should not be approved. Picture: PHIL LOACH. 091302L.

7:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build homes at Astley Cross, just beyond Wyre Forest's boundary, will not be challenged by the district's council, it has been announced.

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”.

Upper Arley school backing Fairtrade

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fairtrade pledge: Eco council members Trinity Hall, 6 and Beatrice Smith, 9.

6:20am Wednesday 6th November 2013

UPPER Arley C of E Primary School has launched its mission to become a Fairtrade’ school.

Arley to hold annual vintage car rally

6:40am Wednesday 21st August 2013

ARLEY’S annual vintage car rally and car boot will take place on bank holiday Monday on the Upper Arley sports field.

Upper Arley Parish Council

11:00am Friday 16th August 2013

The council is looking to fill a vacancy for a councillor for the ward of Arley Village.

Arley anglers raise nearly £500 for Help for Heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Arley anglers: Contestants took part in a fishing contest for Help the Heroes.

7:10am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

ARLEY holiday home residents raised nearly £500 for Help for Heroes at a charity fishing contest.

Arley to Stourport raft race makes a splash

Kidderminster Shuttle: Commanders: Works and companies winner Imperial Commercials, of Halesowen. Pictures: COLIN HILL

10:06am Tuesday 14th May 2013

NINETEEN teams made a splash at the annual Kidderminster and District Lions Club raft race from Arley to Stourport.

SVR stars on TV twice in a week

7:10am Wednesday 24th October 2012

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) was on national television for the second time in six days on Sunday.

Wyre Forest Tories issue statement amid reports of member expulsion bid

Kidderminster Shuttle: No response: Stephen Clee.

1:47pm Tuesday 25th September 2012

WYRE Forest Conservatives have issued a statement amid reports the district council’s chairman is set to be expelled from the party.

Flower festival for Diamond Jubilee

1:00pm Thursday 28th June 2012

A FLOWER festival will be held in Upper Arley to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Classic cars from yesteryear on display in Upper Arley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Classic cars: Jonathan and Mary Swift will be among those showing off their motors from yesteryear. Buy this photo 211212J at or by calling 01562 633333.

7:40am Thursday 17th May 2012

CLASSIC cars are revving up their engines to take part in an annual rally in Upper Arley The Malvern Hills branch of the Morris Minor Owners Club will hold its annual branch rally at Arley Arboretum on Sunday.

Arley to Stourport Raft Race cancelled

10:03am Monday 14th May 2012

THE annual Arley to Stourport Raft Race was cancelled due to dangerous water levels for the first time in its more than 25 year history.

Annual Arley to Stourport Raft Race will go ahead

Kidderminster Shuttle: Raft race: 7 Planks on a Raft. Photo by Colin Hill.

10:20am Tuesday 24th April 2012

THE Arley to Stourport raft race will go ahead this year after a new launch site was found.

Octogenarian artist to display 80 paintings in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Octogenarian artist: Dr Norman Berisford will display 80 paintings at Kidderminster Town Hall. Buy this photo 131245L at or by calling 01562 633333.

7:00am Monday 26th March 2012

AN octogenarian artist from Upper Arley will exhibit eighty watercolours in aid of Kemp Hospice.

New guided walks at Arley Arboretum

Kidderminster Shuttle: Officially launched: Adrian Phillips of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cllr Ed Moore, chairman of Worcestershire County Council cut the ribbon to launch the walks.

7:10am Friday 16th March 2012

WALKERS are being invited to get outdoors and take a stroll on the Wyre side this weekend to celebrate the official opening of a series of new guided walks.

Take a walk on the Wyre side

5:00pm Wednesday 14th March 2012

KEEN walkers are being encouraged to take a walk on the Wyre side.

Annual raft race could be sunk

Kidderminster Shuttle: Popular event: Last year’s best dressed raft from Andy's Barbers Shop, in Stourport.

7:40am Friday 10th February 2012

A POPULAR annual raft race is in jeopardy as it is facing cancellation this year if a new launch point is not found in the next few weeks.

Volunteers sought at Arley Arboretum

Kidderminster Shuttle: raking it in: Volunteer, Pat Oakley with Peter Howells.

8:20am Sunday 4th December 2011

GREEN-fingered volunteers are being sought to help out at Arley Arboretum.

Arleyfest artists meet primary school pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: Festival fun: Scott Matthews, front, meets staff and pupils of Upper Arley Church of England Primary School along with other artists who will be performing at Arleyfest.

7:00am Monday 30th May 2011

SINGER Scott Matthews and other artists on the Arleyfest line up met staff and students from a school that hopes to benefit from the proceeds of the music festival.

New Chairman for Wyre Forest District Council

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘Honoured’ chairman: Stephen Clee.

7:40am Wednesday 25th May 2011

WYRE Forest District Council has elected a new Chairman.

Anchors away at annual raft race

Kidderminster Shuttle: Oar some: Andy’s Barber Shop, in Stourport, which won best dressed.

1:10pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

TEAMS of rafters made a splash when they took to the water to anchor away in the annual Arley to Stourport raft race.

Annual Arley to Stourport Raft Race

Kidderminster Shuttle: Ahoy there: Arley to Stourport Raft Race competitors 2010.

10:59am Thursday 5th May 2011

IT’S anchors away for the annual Arley to Stourport Raft Race which launches on Sunday.

Arley Arboretum blossoms in spring

Kidderminster Shuttle: Flower power: Head gardener, Michael Darvill in the arboretum’s magnolia walk with the trees.

8:20am Sunday 24th April 2011

VISITORS to Arley Arboretum will be able to wander along scenes of spring as its gardens and walks burst into full bloom.

Blooming daffodils at Arley Arboretum

Kidderminster Shuttle: Blooming: Head gardener, Michael Darvill, with the daffodils.

7:40am Sunday 27th March 2011

MASSES of Daffodils are up and blooming at Arley Arboretum and gardens which has reopened to the public.

Garden courses at Arley Arboretum

Kidderminster Shuttle: Green fingers:  Liz Dowthwaite and Michael Darvill, head gardener and tutor with Christmas door wreath.

8:20am Sunday 28th November 2010

GARDEN enthusiasts can pick up tips and learn new skills during a course at Arley Arboretum and Gardens.

Christmas fair in Arley

9:40am Wednesday 24th November 2010

A CHRISTMAS fair will take place in Arley this weekend.

Local Residents organise Christmas Fayre to fight incinerator

8:58am Friday 12th November 2010

Worcestershire residents Against Incineration and Landfill (W.A.I.L) are organising a Christmas Fayre on Sunday 21st November to raise funds to fight the proposed incinerator in Hartlebury.

Music fest to boost Arley village hall funds

Kidderminster Shuttle: Rocking the village: Clockwise from left, Dave Small, Jack Ryland-Smith, Nav Sahota and Tom Callinswood, of Naked Remedy.

11:50am Saturday 12th June 2010

A ROCK festival is set to take a picturesque setting by storm to raise much-needed funds for a village hall.

Bewdley and Upper Arley parish election results announced

10:22am Friday 28th May 2010

THE results of the contested parish council elections in Bewdley and Upper Arley have been announced.

Hundreds take part in Arley to Stourport Raft Race

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dressed up: Stourport’s Bird in Hand pub team, The Drunken Sailiors.

10:03am Tuesday 11th May 2010

HUNDREDS of people lined the River Severn to cheer on crews in the annual Arley to Stourport raft race.

Funeral in Arley of man who died, aged 96

12:56pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

A FUNERAL will be held in Arley of a former Chaddesley Corbett School pupil who died, aged 96.

River rescuers boosted by kayak donation

Kidderminster Shuttle: Rescue boost: From left, Bruce Acton, SARA, Vicky Hubbard, Countrywide, Steve Bradley, SARA, Shaun Cooper, Countrywide and Mark Lucas, SARA, with the two new kayaks.

10:50am Wednesday 30th December 2009

RIVER rescuers have been boosted by the donation of a kayak to be used at their Arley base.

Arley river rescue base boosted by Prince's Trust

Kidderminster Shuttle: Clean up: From left, Stef Rollaston, Stacey Clark, Hannah Kelly, Robert Westcott, Lisa Raythorne, Steven Williams, Georgie Rudd, Alex Dunkley, Neil Smith, and Bruce Acton, SARA station manager.

11:40am Friday 13th November 2009

OUT-of-work 16 to 25-year-olds have been helping improve a river rescue base in Arley.

Upper Arley Parish Council

11:00am Monday 2nd November 2009

Parish Council Newsletter - October 2009

Arts and crafts exhibition in Upper Arley

1:18pm Monday 14th September 2009

WYRE Forest folk can show their neighbours their creative skills during an arts and crafts exhibition.

MP visits Upper Arley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: School visit: Wyre Forest MP, Dr Richard Taylor, with pupils, Lucy Nicholls and Ryan Hutchinson, both 5.

7:10am Friday 17th July 2009

WYRE Forest MP, Dr Richard Taylor, visited a primary school in Upper Arley to view its £700,000 extension.

Fund-raising event at memorial hall

4:02pm Wednesday 1st July 2009

A FUND-raising event is being held at Upper Arley Memorial Hall.


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