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Garden party to raise funds for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: 40th Anniversary Garden Party

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A BEWDLEY woman is holding a garden party to raise funds for Headway, a charity which works to improve life after brain injury. Des Birch will host the party in her Spencer Avenue garden on Saturday, between 11am and 3pm. The party will feature bric a brac and cake sales as well as a raffle with the chance to win various prizes. Ms Birch said: “I have two friends who use the service and I know that it is struggling to raise money at the moment. "They need all the help they can get.” For more information call Des Birch on 07818 092562.

Council hubs axe temporarily blocked

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGRY councillors have temporarily blocked the "arbitrary" and "wrong" decision by Wyre Forest District Council's cabinet to axe hubs in Stourport and Bewdley.

Historic cherry fair in Bewdley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BEWDLEY has been famous for its cherry orchards for almost two centuries and the town’s civic society and museum will celebrate the fruit with its annual Cherry Fair.

Visitors take a trip to the past

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) stepped back to the 1940s during two nostalgic celebratory events.

Fundraiser in memory of chef gets players on ball

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Monday 21st July 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE five-a-side football tournament in honour of Jordan Guise, the 21-year-old Kidderminster chef found dead in France after inhaling nitrous oxide, raised almost £2,000.

New chief for club

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Rotary Club of Bewdley has elected a new president for the 2014 to 2015 year.

Couple celebrate golden milestone

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

A COUPLE have celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

Jazz fundraiser for cancer charity

9:20am Friday 18th July 2014

JAZZ fans have the chance to enjoy a stomping good time courtesy of Wyre Forest musician Geoff Goodwin and help raise hundreds of pounds for a leading cancer charity.

Bewdley Bridge Club

11:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

The result of the Pairs Competition held on July 9 was: Eileen Oakley & Wendy Packwood 61.73; Philip Morgan & Alan Walters 58.33; Stuart Norgrove & Richard Greenwood 56.17.

Vital debts service is facing cuts

Kidderminster Shuttle: Citizens Advice Bureau

8:16am Thursday 17th July 2014

SIX hundred desperate Wyre Forest families face losing a financial lifeline as a Government-backed agency slashes funding to a local debt advice service by half, it is claimed.

School leavers arrive in style to proms

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

SCHOOL leavers across Wyre Forest arrived in style to their end of year proms.

SVR opening its shed doors to the public

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

RAILWAY enthusiasts are being given the chance to go behind the scenes at Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Woman preparing for 100-mile charity cycle

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WOMAN will be taking part in a charity bike ride next month with the aim of raising money for mental health charity MIND.

Good citizenship earns Bewdley teen award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER College student Jodie Davies is the kind of girl it is handy to have around when the chips are down.

Your carriage awaits – for fairytale prom ride

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Sunday 13th July 2014

MANY young girls dream of pulling up outside their wedding or school prom in a horse-drawn carriage.

Star trekkers raise £16k for hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

AN ANNUAL 31-mile trek, which started in Bewdley, in aid of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester has raised more than £16,000 from the 82 people who took part.

Bewdley pupils want slice of pizza action

9:20am Friday 11th July 2014

TWO teams of students working towards a competitive event will challenge their business and culinary skills tomorrow at 11am outside Bewdley Guildhall.

GeoFest comes to Wyre Forest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 11th July 2014

TOWNS in Wyre Forest will play host to a variety of events and activities as part of GeoFest 2014.

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.

Historic attraction gets certificate of excellence

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

BEWDLEY Museum has received a 2014 certificate of excellence award from the travel website Tripadvisor.

Wyre Forest school's Community Ambassadors meet

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

NEWLY appointed Community Ambassadors of Wyre Forest and Hagley met for the first time at the Wyre Forest District Council chamber.

Hot plates at rail food fest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

SEVERN Valley Railway (SVR) will be hosting its first food festival at the SVR Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley, in Shropshire.

£900 raised for Bewdley boy during golf day

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:45am Monday 7th July 2014

THE sixth annual Think of Others golf day was held to raise funds for Henry Bowers, of Bewdley, who is suffering from Fredrichs Ataxia.

Blood donor sessions in Bewdley

10:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

BLOOD donors are being invited to give during sessions being held in Bewdley.

Bewdley & District Horticultural Society

11:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Schedules for our Annual flower, Vegetable and Floral Art show are now available.

Council hubs in Stourport and Bewdley to close

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:46pm Friday 4th July 2014

COUNCIL hub offices in Stourport and Bewdley will close meaning residents will be unable to enquire about council services face-to-face with staff in their own towns.

Wribbenhall Parish Rooms

9:45am Friday 4th July 2014

Wribbenhall Parish Room Annual General Meeting will take place as follows on July 17 at 7.30pm.

Young musicians to perform at first ever Franche Fest

Kidderminster Shuttle: BETTER BY DESIGN: From left, back, Ian Barton, Val Weddell-Hall, teacher Amanda Fassnidge and Brintons' senior designer Jane Bradley-Bain. Front, Tara Field, Poppy Britton-Gray, Josh Hughes and Thomas Schofield.

6:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

YOUNG musicians from across Wyre Forest will showcase their songwriting talent at the first ever Franche Fest and Barbecue this Friday (July 4) at Franche Community Primary School.

Woman assaulted by man outside Kidderminster pub

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.

10:54am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A WOMAN has been assaulted by a man outside a Kidderminster pub.

Bewdley singer Becky Hill tops UK chart

Kidderminster Shuttle: Becky Hill from Bewdley

7:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

BEWDLEY pop sensation Becky Hill has scored her first official UK number one.

Bewdley book sale raises £117

Kidderminster Shuttle: Budding Wirral newshounds in running for Amnesty International award

6:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

WYRE Forest’s Amnesty International branch collected £117 at a second hand book sale held in Bewdley in on Saturday, May 17.

Families urged to saddle up

Kidderminster Shuttle: FAMILY CHALLENGE: The Price family from Solihull taking part in last year’s Acorns Cycle Challenge.

6:10am Wednesday 25th June 2014

ACORNS Children’s Hospice is encouraging families to join together and raise money while getting fit by signing up for its annual Severn Valley Cycle Challenge.

Making town much more bee friendly

Kidderminster Shuttle: BEE FUNDRAISER: Kay Ostle and her children, Jimmy (10) and Lizzie (7), fundraising for Wyre Forest Friends of the Earth.

7:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

BEWDLEY is now a bee-friendly place.

Bewdley Bridge Club

10:06am Thursday 19th June 2014

The result of the Pairs Competition held on June 11 was: Brian & Carol Varley 68.15; David Halford & Monica Parker 62.08 ; Sophia Foreman & Paul Bryant 60.37.

Chef who died after inhaling laughing gas 'did not take his own life' - coroner

Kidderminster Shuttle: Chef who died after inhaling laughing gas 'did not take his own life' - coroner

8:49am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A YOUNG Kidderminster chef found dead in France after inhaling nitrous oxide was not trying to take his own life, a coroner has said.

New face at the helm for Bewdley hall

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEW MAN: John Macaskill has been appointed development manager for the hall.

6:30am Monday 16th June 2014

STAFF running a newly refurbished community hall in Bewdley have announced a new development manager for the facility.

Bewdley man denies car theft

Kidderminster Shuttle: Scales of Justice

6:20am Friday 13th June 2014

A 34-year-old Bewdley man has been accused at Worcester Crown Court of stealing a Ford Focus car from the Hills Ford Dealership in Kidderminster.

Bewdley carnival is a success

Kidderminster Shuttle: FANCY DRESS: Jo Calder and Annabella Calder (3) from Noah Ark Toddler Group. 241425J

8:50am Tuesday 10th June 2014

RAIN showers did not dampen spirits as Bewdley carnival entertained children, families and adults.

Bewdley's Bank House among 'friendliest' B&Bs

Kidderminster Shuttle: GOOD SERVICE: Fleur Nightingale, centre, receives her award and certificate from AA staff members Giovanna Grossi, left and Mark Cruston of sponsors Evivvo.

7:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A BED and breakfast based in Bewdley has been ranked among the 25 “most friendly” establishments in the country.

Wribbenhall Parish Rooms

7:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

The work on the Parish rooms continues, with the completion of the instillation of our new doors and windows which look fantastic.

Farm opens its gates to the public

Kidderminster Shuttle: FARM HANDS: From left, Essie Beer-Pearce, apprentice, Sally Pendergast and Jo Grant are opening Uncllys Farm to the public.

6:20am Saturday 7th June 2014

A BEWDLEY farm is opening its gates to the public this Sunday (June 8), where it will offer free guided walks around the farm, as well as the chance to meet the animals.

Bewdley Bridge Club

9:23am Friday 6th June 2014

The result of the Pairs Competition held on May 28: N/S Anne & Alan Freeston 63.39; Pauline Perry & Jane Somervell 55.95; Brian & Carol Varley 51.49; Chad Chadwick & Bill Cumberworth 51.49; E/W Wendy & Eric Silverstone 63.99; Diane Callaway & Mike Smith 59.23; Philip Morgan & Alan Walters 55.95.

All Saints Church

9:23am Friday 6th June 2014

There is a book sale on June 10.

Golden Bewdley couples celebrate

Kidderminster Shuttle: 50 YEARS: Joyce and John Moody. Picture: Phil Loach. 211440L.

7:00am Friday 6th June 2014

THERE will be a double celebration in a Bewdley neighbourhood where two couples who married just two miles away from each other on the same day will both celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaries.

Needle danger in Bewdley alleyway

6:00am Friday 6th June 2014

RESIDENTS in Bewdley are worried about the rise of anti-social behaviour becoming apparent on Wribbenhall estate.

Dana Baker carer speaks of family's pain at youngster's tragic suicide

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

8:11am Thursday 5th June 2014

THE foster carer that troubled schoolgirl Dana Baker took to calling “mum” has told The Shuttle of her family’s pain at the youngster’s tragic suicide and her hopes social services will “listen and improve” after the damning findings of an inquest.

Update: Missing Ribbesford pensioner found

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.

9:28am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A PENSIONER who was reported missing from her home in Ribbesford has been found.

Bewdley & District Horticultural Society

10:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

There was no meeting in April due to clashing with Easter Monday so Meg and Jan organised a private visit round to Dials Park Gardens which ended with us sitting in the courtyard with homemade cake, tea and glorious spring sunshine.

Bewdley Bridge Club

1:47pm Friday 30th May 2014

The result of the Pairs Competition held on May 21 was: John Neale & David Haycox 64.58; Anne & Alan Freeston 62.96; Chris Orme & Stuart Norgrove 61.73.

Bewdley bank branch is set to close

Kidderminster Shuttle: SHUTTING SHOP: Barclays bank in Load Street, Bewdley, will shut in August. Picture: Phil Loach. 221422L.

7:10am Thursday 29th May 2014

BARCLAYS bank in Bewdley is set to close - but it is not believed any jobs are on the line.


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