Plan poll waits for approval

Kidderminster Shuttle: FUTURE PLANS: Chaddesley Corbett residents can have their say.

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

CHADDESLEY Corbett could become the first parish in Worcestershire to take part in a neighbourhood plan referendum.

Clows Top & District Gardening Club

11:24am Thursday 17th July 2014

At the May meeting speaker, Vivienne McGee, gave a talk and power point presentation on ‘Hardy Plant Society’. The money from the plant and coffee morning goes towards the expenses/ prize money needed for the annual summer show in August.

Cleobury Mortimer teen who went on rampage sent to young offenders institution

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:31am Thursday 17th July 2014

A TEENAGER who came "horrifyingly close" to blinding a friend when he shot him with an air rifle has been sent to a young offenders institution for a year and nine months.

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.

Celebrations mark end of school £3m extension

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 13th July 2014

THE completion of a £3 million project to extend and improve Cookley Sebright Primary School has been officially celebrated.

Clent Mothers' Union

9:47am Friday 4th July 2014

The Diocesan Festival will be on Wednesday September 17 in Worcester Cathedral.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:46am Friday 4th July 2014

What a delightful evening was had travelling around Brian Ellis’ ‘Library Garden’.

Vicar retires after being in charge of six churches

Kidderminster Shuttle: RETIREMENT: Rev Stephen Owens, right, and his wife Lynne after his final service as vicar of the Wyre Forest West benefice.

6:10am Friday 4th July 2014

A VICAR who spent 15 years serving the Wyre Forest West group of parishes is retiring from his role.

Moth conservation evening set for Chaddesley Wood

Kidderminster Shuttle: Swiindon Advertiser readers photographs

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A BUTTERFLY conservation group is celebrating national moth night by inviting the public to Chaddesley Wood to search the woodland for particular types of moths.

Bus re-route now agreed

Kidderminster Shuttle: 197 bus at Holy Cross Clent

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PLANS have been confirmed to re-route the 192 Stourport to Kidderminster and Halesowen bus to cover part of the 197 route that is being axed in September.

Crafters stitch aeroplane cover

Kidderminster Shuttle: CRAFT CREATION: Severn Hospice Crafters have stitched dust covers for a two-seater aeroplane.

6:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

STITCHERS in Cleobury Mortimer are flying high after their latest piece of work.

Reader is licensed to serve faith

Kidderminster Shuttle: LAY READER: Christine Hickman-Smith after the admission service with the Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge.

6:20am Sunday 29th June 2014

A CHURCH worker has become a licensed lay minster after being admitted during a service in Worcester Cathedral.

Cleobury Mortimer's MP praises armed forces

10:10am Friday 27th June 2014

CLEOBURY Mortimer's MP has praised service personnel as the UK prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day tomorrow.

Sadness as 197 bus axed

Kidderminster Shuttle: 197 bus at Holy Cross Clent

1:10pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

USERS of the 197 Hagley to Kidderminster bus have hit out after Worcestershire County Council confirmed it is axing the much-loved rural service.

Teen shot friend before drink-fuelled 'rampage' in Cleobury Mortimer

9:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

A TEENAGE chef who shot his friend under the eye with an air rifle and then went on a drink-fuelled "rampage" in Cleobury Mortimer has been warned he faces a long time in custody.

Cleobury Mortimer baking powders supplier appoints US distributor

6:10am Monday 23rd June 2014

A CLEOBURY Mortimer-based developer and supplier of industrial baking powders has appointed a distributor for its products in the United States.

Duo cycling Tour de France route for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: PEDAL POWER: Ian Connolly, left, and Richard Ayers, right, will be raising money for JDRF who have provided support to Molly Ayers, centre.

6:30am Friday 20th June 2014

NEIGHBOURS from Detton, near Cleobury Mortimer, are cycling the route of the first stage of the Tour de France to raise money for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

Cookley WI

10:07am Thursday 19th June 2014

Vice president Sue Bennett chaired the June meeting.

Clent Mothers' Union

10:06am Thursday 19th June 2014

Members met on a lovely sunny day for their June meeting and two visitors.

Cleobury Mortimer's MP backs Bike Week

3:20pm Monday 16th June 2014

CLEOBURY Mortimer's MP is supporting Bike Week 2014, a campaign aimed at promoting cycling as a healthy and fun method of transport.

Cleobury Mortimer's MP calls for humanitarian award nominations

11:20am Sunday 15th June 2014

CLEOBURY Mortimer's MP is urging people to nominate exceptional young people who volunteer for the British Red Cross Humanitarian Citizen Award 2014.

Society hosts canal talk

6:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

A TALK on the restoration of the Droitwich Canal is being hosted by Clent History Society at the village’s Parish Hall on Thursday, June 26.

Cleobury Mortimer's MP wants Scots to vote 'no' to independence

6:10am Wednesday 11th June 2014

CLEOBURY Mortimer's MP is backing the Better Together campaign for Scotland to remain a part of the United Kingdom.

Petition triggers parish boundary review in Hagley

12:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A PETITION calling for a parish boundary review in Hagley has triggered official action by Bromsgrove District Council.

Carers Week backed by Cleobury Mortimer's MP

10:10am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A UK-wide campaign to recognise and celebrate the work of the country's 6.5 million carers is being backed by Cleobury Mortimer's MP.

Street collection raises more than £200

Kidderminster Shuttle: Windsurfer rescued by RNLI.

6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

MORE than £200 has been raised for a life-saving lifeboat charity by generous members of the public in Cleobury Mortimer.

Clent Gardening Club

9:24am Friday 6th June 2014

On Friday, May 23 there was an annual quiz with Belbroughton Horticultural Show. Derek Walker from Little Larford was the Quiz Master, the participants being three members from Clent Gardening Club and three members from Belbroughton Horticultural Club with members from both clubs taking part as audience participants.

Popular Wyre Forest music lover dies, 75

Kidderminster Shuttle: LOVE OF MUSIC: John "JTB" Facer.

7:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Wyre Forest’s king of swing - music lover John Facer - who has died, aged 75.

Fun shopping day boosts awareness

Kidderminster Shuttle: FUNDRAISERS: Visitors and stalls at the event in Clows Top Village Hall raising money for Vasculitis UK.

6:30am Sunday 1st June 2014

A FUNDRAISING couple from Kidderminster raised more than £570 after hosting a shopping event in aid of Vasculitis – a disease that destroys blood vessels.

£160,000 pipe replacement work due to start in Clent

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

3:05pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

A £160,000 project to replace 700 metres of water pipes in Clent will start on Monday (June 2).

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:11am Friday 23rd May 2014

Janet Maxwell Stewart is a volunteer for the Conservation Organisation ‘Plant Life’ and gave us a very interesting insight into the ‘knock on effect’ of conserving wild plants for the benefit of wildlife in general.

Trader charity event to raise money for disease

Kidderminster Shuttle: FUNDRAISER: Andy Greenow-Phillips outside Clows Top Victory Hall

5:50am Friday 23rd May 2014

A FUNDRAISING couple are hosting a shopping event to raise money and awareness for Vasculitis - a disease that destroys blood vessels.

Ex-teacher jailed for sexually abusing pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'SYSTEMATIC ABUSE': Jonathan O'Brien.

10:25am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A FORMER member of staff at a Wyre Forest school has been jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing pupils in his care during the 1980s.

Chaddesley Corbett hotel recognised in awards

6:40am Thursday 15th May 2014

CHADDESLEY Corbett's Brockencote Hall Hotel has been highly commended at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014, held at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Wyre Forest areas set to benefit from EU funding guidelines

Kidderminster Shuttle: Mission: ‘I want to link local people looking for jobs with  as many potential employers as possible’ says Mark Garnier.

7:30am Sunday 11th May 2014

BUSINESSES and organisations in three Wyre Forest areas will be eligible for financial support from the EU.

SARA rescuers back on track after raid on boathouse

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'ABSOLUTELY GUTTED': Steve Bradley at Wyre Forest SARA's rescue station in Kidderminster where windows have been smashed and vehicles vandalised. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 151421M.

8:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

A LIFESAVING search and rescue organisation is back on track thanks to a flurry of public support and donations.

Cleobury Mortimer man cleared of kidnapping Stourport cousin

8:16am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A 28-year-old Cleobury Mortimer man has been found guilty of being involved in the theft of a George Foreman grill from a Kidderminster store.

‘Boys on the board’ in book on the Great War

Kidderminster Shuttle: SIGNING UP: Recruitment taking place in front of Tudor House in Chaddesley Corbett in 1914.

7:00am Monday 5th May 2014

A BOOK detailing the “staggering” impact of the First World War on Chaddesley Corbett has been published on behalf of the village’s history society.

Rotary club donates £1k for school playground

Kidderminster Shuttle: MONKEYING AROUND: From left, Cookley pupils Joey Swift, Eva Cook and Billy Davies try out the new playground.

6:30am Saturday 3rd May 2014

PRIMARY school pupils have been swinging into action on their new adventure playground thanks to a donation from Kidderminster Rotary Club.

Hospital cause goal in Cookley football star’s big game

Kidderminster Shuttle: PROUD: Jody Craddock with, from left, wife Shelley and sons Toby, Joseph and Luke, with some of his artwork behind them.

6:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

AN EX-Premier League footballer from Cookley will celebrate his 20-year playing career with a special match.

Image released of Cookley sex attacker

Kidderminster Shuttle: WANTED: An artist's impression of the man police are trying to trace.

2:53pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

DETECTIVES have issued an artist's impression of a man who sexually assaulted a woman on a canal towpath in Cookley.

Cousin 'forced' to steal court hears

Kidderminster Shuttle: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

6:40am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A 28-year-old Cleobury Mortimer man forced his younger cousin, from Stourport, to take part in robberies in Wyre Forest stores, a court has heard.

Severn Trent admits polluting Cleobury Mortimer brook

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

7:10am Tuesday 29th April 2014

SEVERN Trent Water Limited has pleaded guilty to polluting a brook in Cleobury Mortimer with untreated sewage.

Serious sexual assault in Cookley

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.

2:04pm Monday 28th April 2014

A SERIOUS sexual assault took place on a canal towpath in Cookley this morning.

Cookley WI

10:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

At the meeting this month Ian Hinksman gave a talk about the Fox’s Morris Dancers, formed in Cookley in 1999 and who have gone from strength to strength and now have about 45 members.

Clows Top & District Gardening Club

10:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

May for many gardeners is one of the best months in the garden, with the freshness of spring and the promise of an even better summer full of colour.

Chaddesley servicemen identified for WWI book

Kidderminster Shuttle: SIGNING UP: Recruitment taking place in front of Tudor House in Chaddesley Corbett in 1914.

7:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BOOK detailing the "staggering" impact of the First World War in Chaddesley Corbett has been published on behalf of the village's history society.

Best drama award for CATS

Kidderminster Shuttle: BEST DRAMA: The award-winning cast of Tom, Dick and Harry.

8:30am Monday 21st April 2014

ACTORS from the Chaddesley Amateur Theatrical Society (CATS) are celebrating after winning the best drama category at a regional awards ceremony for their Spring production.

SARA volunteers appeal for funds

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'ABSOLUTELY GUTTED': Steve Bradley at Wyre Forest SARA's rescue station in Kidderminster where windows have been smashed and vehicles vandalised. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 151421M.

6:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

LIFE-SAVING volunteers with a Wyre Forest charity which was hit by thieves are appealing for funds.

Beer festival returns to Cleobury Mortimer

7:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Cleobury Mortimer Beer Festival is returning for its fifth year.



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