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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”.

Chaddesley parish plan open for comments

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

2:56pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Chaddesley Corbett are being asked to comment on a draft neighbourhood plan that could help shape their future development.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

10:17am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The story of nail making as a cottage industry contrasts with the lives we lead today and yet will surprise you with the role of women and early industrial unrest as mechanisation developed after 700 years.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

10:00am Friday 28th February 2014

“Sarajevo - June 28 1914, Why the world went to war” by Sylvia Clift at Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall on March 19 at 7.30pm.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

10:47am Thursday 27th February 2014

On a very cold February evening many stalwart members gathered in the village hall for the AGM. All went well although there was not a mass rush of volunteers for new committee members but luckily the standing committee agreed to work for another year but changes are coming.

Distinctive items stolen in Chaddesley Corbett burglary

Kidderminster Shuttle: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

1:08pm Thursday 13th February 2014

DISTINCTIVE riding items have been stolen during a burglary in Chaddesley Corbett.

More roads closed due to flooding

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fairfield High School closed due to flooding

2:09pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

THERE have been more road closures due to flooding.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:26am Thursday 23rd January 2014

The New Year started off with a talk and slides by John Millington from Hillview Hardy Plants to give us plenty of ideas for our herbaceous borders this summer and how to protect the plants through the worst of the winter. The AGM is on February 12 with Linda Eggins explaining National Plant Collections.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

8:00am Friday 17th January 2014

1879 Zulu War 24th Regiment by Max Keen will be read at Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall on February 19, at 7.30pm.

Ex-Chaddesley Corbett teacher convicted of sexual abuse

Kidderminster Shuttle: Scales of Justice

1:18pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

A FORMER teacher at a Chaddesley Corbett school was today convicted by a jury of sexually abusing pupils in his care during the 1980s.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

1:00pm Saturday 30th November 2013

Ross Barbour, the head gardener from Ragley Hall, provided an evening of humour, knowledge and enthusiasm at the November meeting.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

2:48pm Thursday 21st November 2013

‘The Restoration of the Perseus and Andromeda Fountain at Witley Court’ will be the topic for speaker Derek Clarke at the meeting on Wednesday, November 27.

Ex-Chaddesley Corbett school teacher abused boys in darkroom court told

Kidderminster Shuttle: Scales of Justice

11:18am Tuesday 19th November 2013

A FORMER Chaddesley Corbett school teacher abused pupils in a school darkroom under the guise of giving them photography lessons, a court has heard.

Chaddesley Corbett hotel's latest award completes hat-trick

Kidderminster Shuttle: More recognition: Brockencote Hall staff, from left, Andre Reis, commis de rang, Dean Gunston, general manager, Michael Hall, reception manager, Lucy Harper, events manager and Joao Alves Esteves, chef de rang.

6:20am Thursday 14th November 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett hotel’s latest recognition has completed a hat-trick of awards it has racked up this autumn.

Kidderminster and Chaddesley Corbett homes were targeted by burglar

6:00am Wednesday 13th November 2013

A PERSISTENT crook who smashed his way into a string of houses, including one in Kidderminster, to empty them of thousands of pounds worth of valuables has been jailed for four years.

Wyre Forest tourism organisations earn awards

Kidderminster Shuttle: All winners: Organisations recognised included Severn Valley Railway, Brockencote Hall, Bewdley Tourist Information Centre and Menzies Birmingham Stourport Manor.

6:40am Tuesday 29th October 2013

STAFF and volunteers at Severn Valley Railway (SVR) are celebrating after it was named Best Tourism Experience in the 2013 Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

9:34am Thursday 10th October 2013

‘History on our Doorstep’ will be the topic for Heather Flack at the meeting on Wednesday, October 16.

Chaddesley Corbett hotel's restaurant to prestigious guide's taste

6:10am Thursday 26th September 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett hotel has earned a hat-trick of accolades in the 2014 AA Restaurant Guide.

Chaddesley Corbett share neighbourhood plan with residents

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hear ye: Town crier Jim Pearson calls residents to Chaddesley Corbett Parish Council’s drop-in session.

7:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013

CHADDESLEY Corbett Parish Council held a consultation to share the proposals for their neighbourhood plan with residents.

More than 100 brides and grooms-to-be at Bewdley I Will wedding show

Kidderminster Shuttle: Good life: The Forever Living stand. Photo John Barker Photography of Bewdley.

3:43pm Monday 16th September 2013

MORE than 100 brides and grooms-to-be attended the latest I Will wedding show at Wharton Park Golf & Country Club in Bewdley.

School walk now on the right path

Kidderminster Shuttle: e Improved access: Stephen Clee, left, and James Hawthorn with pupils at the new path.

5:10pm Friday 13th September 2013

A PATH labelled a ‘no-go area’ by parents taking their children to a Chaddesley Corbett school has been improved.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:44am Thursday 5th September 2013

Reg Moule will be talking about ways to make the most of autumn planted bulbs. in the first of the club’s autumn talks on Wednesday, September 11.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:53am Friday 30th August 2013

The visit to Pump Cottage in Weatheroak, near Alvechurch, lived up to expectations.

Flavour aplenty at food festival

Kidderminster Shuttle: Flower power: Arna Rogers and Becky Rowberry, of Rowberry’s Nursery, Chaddesley Corbett, at the Taste of Worcestershire Festival.

5:25pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

BROCKENCOTE Hall in Chaddesley Corbett hosted a celebration of fine food, drink and music last weekend, at the annual ‘A Taste of Worcestershire’ Food and Jazz Festival.

Chaddesley pupils and staff celebrate new £4m school

Kidderminster Shuttle: New era: From left, back, Andrew Page, Colin Emeny and James Hawthorn, with, front, pupils Oliva Jackson, Kemi Bangbose, Jake Cartwright, Nina George, William Hunter, Jake Lloyd and Ella VauxHarvey. 281311J.

8:00am Saturday 20th July 2013

STAFF, pupils and parents at a Chaddesley Corbett school celebrated the opening of its new £4 million building.

Chaddesley Corbett businesswoman short-listed for insolvency award

Kidderminster Shuttle: National recognition: Kate Collyer has been short-listed for a Insolvency and Rescue Award.

6:20am Tuesday 9th July 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett businesswoman has been short-listed for a national award recognising her work helping small businesses facing insolvency.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:50am Thursday 4th July 2013

im Almond will be taking a look at ‘Wildlife in the Garden’ at the meeting on Wednesday, July 10.

Chaddesley Corbett sculptor brings back royal visitor to stately home

Kidderminster Shuttle: Royal approval: Katie Green, of Chaddesley Corbett, with her Queen Elizabeth I sculpture.

7:20am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett sculptor has brought Queen Elizabeth I back to the grounds of a Gloucestershire castle.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

2:43pm Thursday 27th June 2013

‘Tasty Buds, Luscious Leaves and Succulent Shoots’ was the intriguing title for Kim and Rob Hurst at the June meeting.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

10:00am Monday 10th June 2013

‘Tasty Buds, Luscious Leaves and Succulent Shoots’ will be the intriguing title for speaker Kim Hurst at the meeting on Wednesday, June 12.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:44am Thursday 23rd May 2013

More than 60 members and visitors suffered ’20 years of Trials and Tribulations’ with Barry Knee as he described his spectacular creation of Pump Cottage Gardens.

Three Winterfold pupils celebrate national success

Kidderminster Shuttle: National success: From left, Eshaan Rai, Lucie Fletcher and Edward Lathe celebrate their achievements.

7:30am Sunday 19th May 2013

THREE pupils at a Chaddesley Corbett school have achieved national success in music and maths.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

10:00am Friday 10th May 2013

Paula Kovacs gave a talk on ‘The Museum of Carpet’ at the April meeting.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

10:00am Saturday 4th May 2013

Barry Knee, from Pump Cottage at Weatheroak, will talk about ‘The 20 Years of Trial and Tribulations of developing Pump Cottage Gardens’ at the meeting on Wednesday, May 8.

Chaddesley Corbett DJ to hold poignant reunion disco

Kidderminster Shuttle: COMEBACK: Chaddesley Corbett resident Ray Parry, who is lucky to be alive, has organised a reunion disco in Bromsgrove. Ref:s

7:40am Monday 22nd April 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett DJ, whose body was mangled and broken in a horrific car crash, is inviting people to a reunion disco.

Chaddesley Corbett hotel in awards running

Kidderminster Shuttle: Brockencote Hall Hotel, Chaddesley: The venue for a new food festival celebrating Worcestershire.

7:20am Friday 19th April 2013

A VICTORIAN mansion in Chaddesley Corbett is in the running for a national award.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

9:00am Saturday 13th April 2013

The AGM was followed by a talk from Anna Kingsley-Curry about the Woodcote Diamond Jubilee Project at the March meeting in Chaddesley Village Hall.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

10:00am Sunday 7th April 2013

Helen Weldon, from Wyre Forest Hedgehog Rescue, willl be talking about ‘Hedgehogs’ at the meeting on Wednesday, April 10.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

10:37am Thursday 4th April 2013

A strong saw, a serrated kitchen knife, small sharp scissors, very sharp secaters, large plastic bag for the unmentionable bits and brute force.

Chaddesley war hero recognised by PM for top-secret WW2 mission

Kidderminster Shuttle: Big thank you: Veteran Eric Carter, left, collected his Arctic Star medal with son Andy and carer for the day Rosalind Gould.

7:50am Tuesday 2nd April 2013

AN RAF war hero from Chaddesley Corbett has been presented with a medal for taking part in what Winston Churchill reportedly described as “the worst job in the world”.

Chaddesley Corbett Local History Society

9:41am Thursday 14th March 2013

The AGM will be held on Wednesday, March 20 at 7pm at Chaddesley Village Hall.

Friend's of St Mary's Church

11:34am Friday 8th March 2013

Nearly 100 people of all ages enjoyed the Snowdrop Walks at Mawley Hall, Cleobury Mortimer (by kind permission of Mr and Mrs. Rupert Galliers Pratt).

Chaddesley Corbett Gardeners Club

2:27pm Thursday 28th February 2013

The existing committee will continue after the Annual General Meeting took place.

Chaddesley Corbett History Society

12:00am Sunday 17th February 2013

The second of Chris Jackson’s talks on ‘Worcestershire’s Postal History’ will be held on Wednesday, February 20. It will continue his survey with the introduction of the Penny Post by Rowland Hill in 1840. As Britain was the first country to issue pre-paid postage stamps, they are the only ones in the world that do not bear the name of the country of issue. The lecture will be held in Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall, staring at 7.30pm. Admission is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non-members. All are welcome. For  more information, call Rob Blakeway on 01562 777679 or email

Man in court on 1980s Winterfold House School sexual abuse charges

2:10pm Wednesday 13th February 2013

A FORMER member of staff at Winterfold House School appeared in court today charged with 22 offences relating to the alleged sexual abuse of pupils in the 1980s.

Man arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse at Winterfold House School in 1980s

12:18pm Tuesday 12th February 2013

A FORMER member of staff at a Chaddesley Corbett school has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing pupils in the 1980s.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

9:00am Saturday 9th February 2013

The first meeting of 2013 was a virtual visit to Madeira with Howard Drury. The sun and sea cheered up the audience, who basked in the sunshine (helped by their imaginations, of course) looking at the flowers and spectacular plants of this fascinating Island. The food and drink looked pretty good too!

Janet’s world of poems in print

Kidderminster Shuttle: First book: Poems of a Shropshire Lass.

7:30am Sunday 3rd February 2013

A CHADDESLEY Corbett amateur poet has put together her first collection at the age of 76.

Parents' anger as school path lies unfinished

8:00am Friday 11th January 2013

WORK to improve a muddy pathway used by parents and pupils to get to a Chaddesley Corbett School has not been completed despite promises the problem would be resolved, it has been claimed.

Chaddesley Corbett Gardening Club

11:00am Tuesday 8th January 2013

Madeira, the Island, its Plants and People’ will be the topic for guest speaker Howard Drury at the first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday, January 9.


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