Campaigning Hagley doc gears up to march for the NHS

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dr David Nicholl

10:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CAMPAIGNING Hagley doctor is among hundreds of people worried about the future of the NHS gearing up for a march to Parliament.

The Oaks Church

10:02am Thursday 31st July 2014

The Oaks Church in Harvington meets in the Oaks Community Hall, Worcester Road (just off the A450).

Crohn's sufferer overcomes illness to take on 10km challenge

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

A YEAR ago, Sophie Howard was so severely ill with Crohn’s disease she could not eat, suffered painful stomach cramps and was bed-bound in hospital for three weeks.

Hagley club to host Junior Open Golf Tournament next week

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

COLLEGE students will be tee-ing off in a competition at Hagley Golf & Country Club next week.

Work starts on new retirement properties in Hagley

Kidderminster Shuttle: An artist's impression of the upcoming development in Hagley.

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is now underway to build 44 retirement apartments in Hagley.

Hagley Parish Council steps in to save library

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hagley Library. Buy photo: 031430L

1:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAGLEY Parish Council has stepped in to safeguard the future of the village library which was under threat of closure by Worcestershire County Council which is looking to cut costs.

Black Country businesswomen take part in fruity fundraiser

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WOMEN mixed business with pleasure at a fruit-themed fundraiser in Hagley.

Pupils erect statue as tribute to retiring headteacher

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Sunday 13th July 2014

SCHOOL pupils have marked the retirement of their headteacher by erecting a wicker rhino statue in its grounds.

Hartlebury rep jailed after £100k swindle

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Friday 11th July 2014

A COMPANY rep from Hartlebury who swindled his bosses out of £100,000 with phone orders for fictitious firms has been jailed following a West Midlands Regional Fraud Team enquiry.

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.

Hartlebury MP backs posties' dog awareness campaign

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 11th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN to reduce the number of dog attacks on postal workers has won the support of Hartlebury's MP.

Hagley Art Club

9:56am Friday 4th July 2014

A local friendly club catering for everyone interested in painting and art whether as an active artist or otherwise.

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.

Lord Cobham unveils face-changing £2.5m visitor centre plans for Hagley Park

Kidderminster Shuttle: Artist's impression of the proposed Hagley Park visitor centre

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled that could change the face of Hagley Park and transform the historic site into a major Midland tourist attraction.

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.

Hagley summer fete boosts climbing wall funds

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hagley summer fete boosts climbing wall funds

5:14pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A SUMMER fete has raised more than £8,000 to fund a climbing wall at a school in Hagley.

Hagley residents brace themselves for six months of roadworks

4:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

HAGLEY residents are warned to brace themselves for six months of additional traffic congestion as improvement works to the Kidderminster Road roundabout get set to start.

Hagley beauty queen in running for top title

Kidderminster Shuttle: Grace Rhodes.

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

A HAGLEY teenager is in the running to take the top title in a beauty pageant.

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.

Garden centre customers urged to donate instead of dumping to help boost hospice funds

5:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

WEBBS Garden Centre in West Hagley is holding its annual ‘Donate, Don’t Dump Day’ for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Hagley summer fete to raise funds for climbing wall

8:00am Friday 20th June 2014

A HAGLEY school is holding a summer fete to help raise funds for a climbing wall.

Hartlebury WI

10:08am Thursday 19th June 2014

A description of the busy night life in Leeds added a little extra to the report on the NFWI annual meeting which took place on June 7.

Three men arrested in Hagley

4:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

THREE men were arrested in Hagley this morning (Friday) on suspicion of theft.

High noon for Bev Pegg's charity country and western nights?

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bev Pegg. Buy photo: 241409J

8:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

BIG-hearted Bev Pegg and his cowboy band could be heading off into the sunset quite soon as the veteran musician fears his annual charity country and western nights could be coming to a close.

Stourbridge subway and leisure centre swamped by flash floods

Kidderminster Shuttle: Flooded Worcester Street subway. Pic courtesy of Clive Dawe

6:03pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

HEAVY rain brought flash flood chaos to Stourbridge yesterday (Monday) - submerging a subway and the town's Crystal Leisure Centre temporarily.

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.

Wychavon being 'punished' over housing says Hartlebury's MP

11:20am Tuesday 10th June 2014

HARTLEBURY'S MP says the Wychavon district is being "punished" for not having a local plan in place.

Oaks Church

9:25am Friday 6th June 2014

The church meets in the Oaks Community Hall, Worcester Road (just of the A450).

Construction work due to start on ‘waste-to-energy’ incinerator

Kidderminster Shuttle: GO AHEAD: An artist’s impression of the Hartlebury incinerator. Worcestershire County Council will give a £165 million loan to support the project which could start next spring.

7:50am Monday 2nd June 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is due to begin on the controversial multi- million pound taxpayer-funded Hartlebury incinerator.

Black Country motorcyclist died in French road smash after pensioner fell asleep at the wheel, inquest told

Kidderminster Shuttle: David Cook

5:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

A BLACK Country motorcyclist and rugby player died from multiple injuries after a road crash in France after an 80-year-old woman dozed off at the wheel, an inquest heard.

Residents move into new homes

Kidderminster Shuttle: PUTTING DOWN ROOTS: From left, David Gough, Jenny Kimber and Richard Grounds plant a tree.

6:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

RESIDENTS of a Hartlebury street are returning to their homes after their old flats were demolished.

Villagers back plan to introduce car parking fees in Hagley

5:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

HAGLEY residents have given their backing to the introduction of car parking fees in the village.

Hartlebury security firm gets £256k investment

6:40am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A HARTLEBURY-based firm providing security and monitoring services has been given a £256,000 cash injection.

Artists to exhibit work in Stourbridge

8:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

TALENTED local artists will display their work at an exhibition in Stourbridge next Saturday (May 31).

Hartlebury communications agency giving students tech experience

Kidderminster Shuttle: SKILLS INSIGHT: Stuart Lee, left and Dan Brown.

6:20am Monday 19th May 2014

THE Academy in Kidderminster has teamed up with Hartlebury-based communications agency, Drpgroup, to give local school pupils an insight into careers in the digital industry.

Planning notice mix-up causes housing row

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'LET DOWN': David Higgs thought he had been awarded planning permission for a housing development but the council had made a mistake on its refusal notice.

7:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A BUSINESS owner in Hartlebury thought he had been given the green light to proceed with plans to build 22 houses after a bizarre council planning mix-up suggested his failed application had actually been approved.

Hartlebury man 'kills himself' by breathing in helium gas, inquest hears

Kidderminster Shuttle: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

10:18am Monday 12th May 2014

A HARTLEBURY man killed himself by breathing in helium gas, an inquest heard.

Popular Stourbridge musician will be remembered at Bev's charity gig

Kidderminster Shuttle: Harry Rowlands

4:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

BLACK Country musician Bev Pegg will be raising funds for Age Concern at his next charity gig as a tribute to his long-time bandmate Harry Rowlands who died last year.

Oaks Church

10:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

The church meets in the Oaks Community Hall, Worcester Road (just of the A450). The Sunday morning service is at 10.30am and the interactive Bible study on a Friday evening at 7.30pm.

Hartlebury WI

10:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

Spring cleaning in the basement of the Guildhall lead to a voyage of discovery. David Clark, former Mayor of Worcester, supervised the spring cleaning and found prison cells which had once been occupied by women who had been sentence to transportation to Australia.

Stourport man 'went berserk' with knife

6:20am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 19-year-old Stourport man who "went berserk" with a 10-inch knife in a street and threatened police has been sent into custody.

Calls for traffic calming on Hartlebury road

Kidderminster Shuttle: ACTION: Peter Harris and Bernard Foulkes.

6:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SPEEDING drivers racing along a Hartlebury road are causing misery for residents desperate to put a stop to the "nightmare" before someone gets seriously hurt.

Big Top returns to Hagley next week

Kidderminster Shuttle: Big Top returns to Hagley next week

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

JOHN Lawson's all-human circus will be appearing at Webbs Garden Centre in West Hagley over the Easter school holidays.

Hagley campaigners take petition on new homes bonus to district council

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PETITION on the new homes bonus was presented to members of Bromsgrove District Council at its latest meeting.

Oaks Church

12:36pm Thursday 10th April 2014

The church meets in the Oaks Community Hall, Worcester Road (just of the A450). It would be great to see you at either our Sunday morning service at 10.30am or at the interactive Bible study on a Friday evening at 7.30pm. All are welcome. If you require any further information please contact John Davis on 07958 489994 or email or visit www.

Trio of MPs visit rocket motors firm

Kidderminster Shuttle: FIRM INTEREST: From left, Jim Fleming and Mark Hardman, both Roxel UK, Sir Peter Luff, Philip Dunne, Mark Garnier and Jacques Desclaux.

6:40am Thursday 10th April 2014

A TRIO of MPs representing Worcestershire and Shropshire constituencies have visited rocket motors firm Roxel UK at Summerfield.

MP for Clent, Belbroughton and Hagley replaces Maria Miller as culture secretary

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid is feeling the heat from Hagley Action Group

12:14pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MP for Clent, Belbroughton and Hagley Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new culture secretary.

Lye dance teacher raises £4,500 for charity after latest dance extravaganza

Kidderminster Shuttle: Karen Yates

12:46pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

TIRELESS Lye dance instructor and charity fundraiser Karen Yates has handed over £4,500 to three worthy causes after another successful show.

Hagley estate agent holds eggciting Easter tombola

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

HAGLEY estate agent Shipways is holding an Easter egg tombola to raise money for the company’s chosen charity CLIC Sargent - to help children with cancer.

Youngsters can go plant potty for Mother’s Day at Hagley garden centre

Kidderminster Shuttle: Erin Baker, aged four, shows Webbs’ Jason Osborne her painted plant pot ready for Mother’s Day

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS will be decorating plant pots for Mother’s Day gifts at Webbs Garden Centre, West Hagley, tomorrow (Saturday March 29).


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