Far Forest

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Far Forest Baptist Church

10:14am Thursday 11th September 2014

The church invites you to a coffee morning on Saturday, September 13 from 10.30am- noon.

Students grab top grades

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

FOUR Wyre Forest students are celebrating top exam results.

Wildlife celebrity backs butterfly spotting survey at Far Forest show

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:41am Wednesday 6th August 2014

VISITORS to the Far Forest Countryside Show are being invited to take part in the final day of the world’s largest butterfly survey.

Far Forest Village Hall

10:02am Thursday 31st July 2014

Bingo is on August 1 at 8pm. On August 16 at 1pm, there is a poppy Appeal for “Our Heroes BBQ”.

Far Forest WI

11:25am Thursday 17th July 2014

The WI meets at 7.30pm every second Tuesday of the month at Far Forest Centre (off Church Lane).

Church's lunch raises money for nearby school

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

A CHURCH in Kidderminster has raised more than £760 for its local school after holding a Lent lunch meeting for the local community.

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.

Far Forest Village Hall

9:25am Friday 6th June 2014

On June 6, bingo starts at 8pm. Race night is on June 27, a fun night with burgers and hot dogs for sale.

Out with old, in with new for Royal British Legion standard

Kidderminster Shuttle: MARCHING ON: The parade through Rock was led by 21 standard bearers of Royal British Legion branches from across Worcestershire and Shropshire.

10:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

MORE thank 150 people came out in Rock to watch a parade and the dedication of a new Royal British Legion standard.

Royal British Legion ready to set a new standard

Kidderminster Shuttle: MOVING ON: The current Far Forest and Rock RBL standard - shown being carried at this year's Holocaust memorial service - will be retired. Picture: Colin Hill.

7:00am Friday 9th May 2014

WAR veterans and civic dignitaries will be at a ceremony in Rock to officially unveil a new standard for the local Royal British Legion branch.

St George's Day parades through Wyre Forest towns - report and picture gallery

Kidderminster Shuttle: Scouts leave Stourport's Memorial Park.

8:56am Tuesday 29th April 2014

WYRE Forest’s streets were packed as district Scout and Guide groups marched through the three main towns during their annual St George’s Day parades.

Family left 'gutted' as thieves steal quadbike

Kidderminster Shuttle: DEVASTATED: Oliver Green, front, rocks up with a friend to his high school prom last year on the quad bike, which has been stolen.

8:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A QUADBIKE ridden by its 17-year-old owner to his school prom last year has been stolen from his family's home in Far Forest.

Far Forest Village Hall

10:18am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Bingo starts on Friday, April 4 at 8pm. Everybody is welcome to come and support the hall on this friendly night out.

American dream for young sports star

Kidderminster Shuttle: UNITED STATES BOUND: Lizi Mills has won a scholarship to study in the US.

7:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A PROMISING sports star is set to study in the United States after landing a scholarship at a top university.

Far Forest Village Hall

2:36pm Friday 21st February 2014

Bingo is on March 7 at 8pm. Jumble sale is on March 29 and starts at 2pm, raising funds for the village hall. Jumble is wanted, contact Helen 01299 266864 or Pauline on 01299 878581. To book the village hall, contact Pauline

Far Forest Village Hall

12:47pm Monday 3rd February 2014

On February 7 in aid of the British Heart Foundation there will be a meeting from 6.30pm until 8pm. There will be tea, coffee, cakes and savouries for sale.

Far Forest Village Hall

9:33am Thursday 19th December 2013

Bingo Friday starts on January 3 at 8pm.

Far Forest WI

4:09pm Thursday 5th December 2013

The group will be holding its Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 10 at the Far Forest Centre, off Church Lane. New members are always welcome.

Far Forest Village Hall

1:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday, starting at 1pm.

Far Forest WI

2:53pm Thursday 21st November 2013

 Bags and hearts have been made at the monthly Craft Nights in aid of Breast Cancer Care and the first batch have been delivered to the Worcester Cancer Unit.

Far Forest Village Hall

2:52pm Thursday 21st November 2013

A Christmas fair will be held on Saturday, November 30 at 2pm.

Far Forest Village Hall

1:00pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

The Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday, November 30, starting at 1pm.

Far Forest Baptist Church

10:57am Thursday 7th November 2013

A coffee morning will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest Village Hall

10:57am Thursday 31st October 2013

The hall will be hosting a fund-raising bingo session tomorrow night, starting 8pm.

Far Forest farm sales trot up after television appearance

Kidderminster Shuttle: Walking on: Jeremy and Sally Levell have seen orders at Forest Pig rise since appearing on the BBC’s Countryfile show. Picture: MIRIAM BALFRY. 411311M.

6:50am Monday 28th October 2013

PIG farm owners in Far Forest took a month’s worth of orders in just an hour as their business appeared on a BBC television show.

Far Forest and Rock Royal British Legion

12:00pm Sunday 27th October 2013

The legion will be holding its first Poppy Launch on Saturday, at the Plough Inn public house, Far Forest, from noon, The branch needs to replace its worn standard and would welcome any donations.

Far Forest Baptist Church

9:42am Thursday 10th October 2013

There will be coffee morning at the church on Saturday, October 12 from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest Village Hall

9:22am Thursday 3rd October 2013

A fund-raising bingo session will be held tomorrow at 8pm.

Far Forest Village Hall

2:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

A fund-raising bingo session will be held at the hall on Thursday, September 5 at 8pm.

Far Forest Village Hall

4:23pm Thursday 19th September 2013

A barn dance will be held tomorrow night. For any enquiries, call 01299 266864.

Far Forest WI

9:00am Sunday 8th September 2013

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 10, at the Far Forest Centre, off Church Lane, starting at 7.30pm.

Yiur chance to get involved with Far Forest show

6:00am Sunday 8th September 2013

LIFE is now back to normal here at the Far Forest Society pavilion, sports and showground.

Fitness sessions at tennis club

6:10am Sunday 1st September 2013

KEEP-fit fanatics can work up a sweat during fitness sessions at Far Forest Tennis Club.

Far Forest Village Hall

9:56am Friday 30th August 2013

A fund-raising bingo session will be held at the hall on Thursday, September 5 at 8pm.

Far Forest Village Hall

9:22am Thursday 22nd August 2013

A fund-raising bingo session will be held at the hall on Thursday, September 5 at 8pm.

Far Forest Countryside Show

9:00am Friday 9th August 2013

A food festival, classic car show and mediaeval knights will be among attractions on Sunday at this year’s show.

Far Forest Baptist Church

4:04pm Thursday 8th August 2013

A coffee morning will be held at the church on Saturday from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest Village Hall

8:00am Friday 2nd August 2013

A bingo family night to raise funds for the hall will be held tonight, starting at 8pm.

Far Forest Baptist Church

10:05am Thursday 1st August 2013

A coffee morning will be held at the church on Saturday, August 10 from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest WI

9:54am Thursday 25th July 2013

Edna Mills and members organised refreshments for a lunch to entertain visiting ladies from Canada whose families were billeted in the area during the war. Pat Pain and Edna Mills made a beautiful arrangement in Holy Trinity Church for their Flower Festival.

Far Forest Countryside Show

9:53am Thursday 25th July 2013

The show starts at 10am on Sunday, August 11 at the Callow Hill Show Ground on the A456.

Far Forest Baptist Church

11:30am Thursday 11th July 2013

A coffee morning and cake sale will be held on Saturday from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest woman named British Stone Skimming Champion

Kidderminster Shuttle: In action: Emma Ruffy, of Far Forest, won the British Stone Skimming Championships.

6:50am Wednesday 10th July 2013

A FAR Forest woman has been named the British Stone Skimming Champion at the games held in Shropshire.

Dogs' life improved thanks to Kidderminster shoppers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dogs’ best friends: From left, Jenny Powell, Karen Carroll and June Powell of Wilko.

6:10am Thursday 27th June 2013

STAFF of a Kidderminster store have been encouraging shoppers to take the lead and donate pet food and treats to Forest Dog Rescue.

Far Forest Baptist Church

10:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

A coffee morning will be held on Saturday from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest Village Hall

10:11am Thursday 6th June 2013

Bingo sessions to raise funds for the hall take place on the first Friday of every month.

Winning ways of food and drink producers tickle judges' tastebuds

Kidderminster Shuttle: Right recipes: From left, Paul and Gill Reeve of Scrummy Stuff, Nick Hodgetts and Anita Stammers of Croome Cuisine and Jeremy and Sally Levell of Forest Pig Charcuterie.

6:20am Wednesday 29th May 2013

FAR Forest-based Forest Pig Charcuterie and Scrummy Stuff, of Dunley, were among winners in the Heart of England fine foods (HEFF) Diamond Awards.

Far Forest Baptist Church

12:00pm Friday 12th April 2013

The church will be holding a coffee morning on Saturday from 10.30am to noon.

Far Forest company's Commons recognition shows pork is chic

Kidderminster Shuttle: Regional winners: From left, Jeremy and Sally Levell with their son Harvey, Owen Paterson and Philip Dunne at the House of Commons.

7:40am Wednesday 20th March 2013

A FAR Forest-based food business has been recognised during an event at Westminster.

Far Forest Village Hall

12:00pm Friday 8th March 2013

A fund-raising bingo session will be held today at 8pm.


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