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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.

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.

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”.

Vandals hit lifesaving charity SARA

Kidderminster Shuttle: Vandals hit lifesaving charity SARA

8:34am Thursday 10th April 2014

“GUTTED” lifesaving volunteers with a Wyre Forest land and river rescue service are determined to get back to full strength after their base was ransacked by callous vandals.

Rare stamps with Queen's head missing stolen

Kidderminster Shuttle: EXAMPLE:  A Protection of the Environment stamp. The stolen stamps are misprints and do not have the Queen's head on them.

3:09pm Thursday 27th March 2014

RARE stamps were stolen along with electrical items and other property in a house burglary in Cookley.

Cookley school enjoys £3m revamp

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEW LOOK: Headteacher Martin de Vine with year seven pupils, from left, Lottie Davies, Amy Wright, Alex Reeve and Jamie Griffin in the refurbished library. Picture: 121407L

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

STAFF and pupils at a Cookley school are celebrating following the completion of £3 million project to improve their learning facilities.

Cookley WI

11:29am Thursday 20th March 2014

At the meeting on March 10 there was a musical quiz, organised by Pat Powell from Stourton WI. It is the 85th Birthday of the Cookley WI this month and arrangements were made and transport sorted for a lunch at the Mill on March 18 to celebrate the birthday. A coffee morning planned for March 15 at the home of the president and a visit to the Rose Theatre on March 20.

First mobile PACT meeting in Cookley

11:40am Friday 14th March 2014

THE first mobile PACT (Partners and Communities Together) event in Cookley and Wolverley will be taking place tomorrow.

Listen: Caunsall wife's 'life-saving' 999 call

Kidderminster Shuttle: Listen - Caunsall wife's 'life-saving' 999 call

4:33pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A CAUNSALL man was reunited with ambulance staff who saved his life and said he would be "eternally grateful" to them.

Cookley Village Hall

9:22am Thursday 6th March 2014

Sports Club AGM will be held in the club bar on April 6 at 8pm. All members welcome.

Cookley Village Hall

10:48am Thursday 27th February 2014

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy are in concert at Cookley Village Hall, Lea Lane Cookley on March 5 at 8pm. Tickets £8 from http://www.cookleyvillagehall.co.uk/ forthcoming-events or call 07810 006634.

Cookley WI

2:34pm Friday 21st February 2014

The February meeting was opened by the president Ann Evanson. Jeanne Round stood in as secretary. Names were taken for a lunch out at Ombersley Golf Club and arrangements were made to celebrate Cookley’s 85th birthday at the end of March. Ann Evanson will be holding a coffee morning at her house on March 15.

TV chef call pan-tastic for Cookley business

Kidderminster Shuttle: Big Pan Man: Mark Renn with one of his giant woks hired by TV celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal. Picture: Phil Loach.

7:00am Monday 10th February 2014

A BUSINESSMAN in Cookley is wok-ing on sunshine after receiving an order for one of his giant pans from a celebrity television chef.

Cookley Village Hall

11:00am Friday 7th February 2014

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy in concert at Cookley Village Hall, Lea Lane Cookley on March 5, 8pm.

Cookley Village Hall

9:30am Thursday 2nd January 2014

Legendary Ashley Hutchings (ex-Fairport Convention) and his son Blair Dunlop (winner of newcomer award in the 2013 BBC Radio Horizon Awards) will be appearing in concert at Cookley Village Hall, Lea Lane, Cookley, Kidderminster, DY10 3RH on January 26.

Man arrested on suspicion of Cookley burglary

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.

11:36am Friday 13th December 2013

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of a high value burglary in Cookley.

Wolverley and Cookley poppy appeal on track to hit £7.5k target

Kidderminster Shuttle: Volunteers needed for Watford Poppy appeal

7:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

POPPY appeal organisers in Wolverley and Cookley have praised the generosity of residents as they edge towards matching last year’s fund-raising total.

Foxs Border Morris

10:00am Friday 6th December 2013

The Cookley-based team has been busy in the Christmas countdown.

Cookley Village Hall

4:04pm Thursday 5th December 2013

Jack and The Beanstalk will be the festive pantomime held at the hall.

Driver who caused crash that killed girlfriend spared jail

Kidderminster Shuttle: Crash victim: Samantha Jennings.

4:19pm Friday 29th November 2013

A DRIVER who lost control of his car causing a smash near Cookley which killed his girlfriend has been spared jail.

Cookley Village Hall

12:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

Want U Back, a Take That tribute band, will be appearing in a fund-raising concert tomorrow at 8pm.

Cookley residents raise £442 for Midlands Air Ambulance

Kidderminster Shuttle: Making a difference: From left, Wendy Umpleby, Chairman of Westley Court Management Keith Epton and Sofia Voutianitis, of Midlands Air Ambulance at the presentation.

7:50am Saturday 23rd November 2013

GENEROUS Cookley residents have raised more than £400 for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Cookley WI

2:52pm Thursday 21st November 2013

Vicky Fletcher, from the Worcester Archive and Archaeological Service, based at the Hive in Worcester, gave an insight into the work of the service at the November meeting.

Cookley Village Hall

2:51pm Thursday 21st November 2013

Jack and The Beanstalk will be the festive pantomime held at the hall.

Cookley WI

10:00am Saturday 9th November 2013

The next meeting will be on Monday, November 11.

Cookley Village Hall

1:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

A fund-raising gig by Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies will be held at Cookley Village Hall on Wednesday, November 13 at 8pm.

Wyre Forest towns to honour our war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Town tribute: Last year’s Remembrance Sunday event in Kidderminster. Picture: COLIN HILL.

6:30am Friday 8th November 2013

REMEMBRANCE Sunday services and parades across towns in Wyre Forest and South Shropshire will fall silent to honour those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Just Men Group

11:18am Thursday 7th November 2013

Gabriela, The Ukulele Lady, will be entertaining the group at the Eagle & Spur, Cookley, on Wednesday, November 13 at 7.30pm.She is a very funny Lady and everyone is welcome to come and see her.

Cookley WI

12:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

Members were taken on an amazing journey through the history of Abberley Hall and the Clock Tower by speaker Jo Roache at this month’s meeting.

Cookley Village Hall

11:09am Thursday 24th October 2013

A Robbie Williams and Ollie Murs tribute evening will be held at Cookley Village Hall, Lea Lane, on Saturday, October 26 at 8pm.

Subpostmaster's first-class service

Kidderminster Shuttle: Serving community: Tony Higley, left, receives his award from Scott Lacey.

7:20am Saturday 19th October 2013

A COOKLEY subpostmaster is celebrating 30 years’ service with the Post Office.

Cookley Village Hall

2:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

A Robbie Williams and Ollie Murs tribute evening will be held at Cookley Village Hall, Lea Lane, on Saturday, October 26 at 8pm.

Cookley Village Hall

10:00am Friday 11th October 2013

Two concerts to raise funds for improvements to Cookley Village Hall and Playing Fields have been arranged.

Just Men Group

9:38am Thursday 10th October 2013

The group meet once a month at noon on the first Tuesday of every month for sandwiches and a chat at the Eagle & Spur, Cookley.

Activity book boost for Cookley Rainbows

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fresh ideas: Cookley Rainbows with their new activity books.

7:30am Saturday 5th October 2013

COOKLEY Rainbows were treated to a bumper donation of activity books by a Kidderminster supermarket.

Cookley Village Hall

10:00am Friday 4th October 2013

The April Verch Band will be appearing in the fund-raising gig at the hall in Lea Lane, on Sunday, October 13 at 8pm.

Folk series on offer in Cookley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Take a bow: The April Verch band.

7:20am Friday 4th October 2013

FOUR folk acts will be heading to Cookley for the village hall’s first season of professional concerts.

Cookley man headbutted another man in unprovoked attack

7:40am Tuesday 1st October 2013

A REVELLER headbutted another man in an unprovoked attack on a night out, a jury has ruled.

Cookley man denies assault charge

8:56am Friday 27th September 2013

A 44-year-old Cookley man headbutted a man weighing over 20 stones in a Worcester city centre pub because he felt threatened, a court has been told.

Party in the park

2:29pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Cookley Playing Fields will be hosting a music extravaganza – plus food and family fun – on Sunday, September 8.

Fox Border Morris

4:23pm Thursday 19th September 2013

The group has begun practice for the new season and keen to recruit more dancers or musicians.

Traditional Bavarian band to raise roof in Cookley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Thigh-slapping fun: The Munich Bierkellers will be performing in Cookley.

7:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

A TRADITIONAL Bavarian band will be raising the roof at an Oompah night at Cookley Village Hall.

Elderly warned following Wyre Forest distraction burglaries

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.

1:37pm Thursday 12th September 2013

ELDERLY people are being urged by police to be vigilant after two distraction burglaries took place in Wyre Forest.

Video shows youngsters at Cookley summer club in 1970s

Kidderminster Shuttle: Video shows youngsters at Cookley summer club in 1970s

7:00am Wednesday 11th September 2013

THIS video shows a collection of photographs taken at a children’s summer holiday club in Cookley more than 40 years ago.

Cookley Village Hall

12:00pm Saturday 7th September 2013

A fund-raising gig by Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies will be held at Cookley Village Hall on Wednesday, November 13 at 8pm.

Cookley Party in the Park

2:00pm Friday 30th August 2013

Cookley Playing Fields will be hosting a music extravaganza – plus food and family fun – on Sunday, September 8.

Cookley's party in the park postponed

Kidderminster Shuttle: Spitting image: Natalie Anne will perform as Adele in Cookley.

12:00pm Friday 30th August 2013

A FREE outdoor music event to be held in Cookley has been postponed due to licensing issues.

Party in the Park event to be held in Cookley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Spitting image: Natalie Anne will perform as Adele in Cookley.

7:10am Tuesday 27th August 2013

ADELE and Michael Buble tribute acts will be performing at a free Party in the Park event in Cookley.

Cookley Village Hall

9:21am Thursday 22nd August 2013

Two concerts to raise funds for improvements to Cookley Village Hall and Playing Fields have been arranged.

Cookley Rangers and Guides take first trip abroad

Kidderminster Shuttle: First trip: From left, Lottie Norris, Chloe Corfield and Poppy Bowen on the journey to France.

6:20am Wednesday 21st August 2013

COOKLEY Rangers and Guides have travelled abroad for the first time since reforming in 1977.



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