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Art on show

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

GREAT Witley artists are putting the final brush strokes to their paintings ready for an exhibition.

Tree fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CONIFER trees which were alight in Chiltern Close, Great Witley, were put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

Plucky pupils paddle for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

PLUCKY pupils from a Great Witley school braved a gruelling 50 kilometre river journey as part of an ambitious charity challenge.

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.

Success for young Abberley Hall filmmakers

Kidderminster Shuttle: In focus: Young filmmaker Alina Jones celebrates her success.

6:20am Saturday 21st December 2013

HOLLYWOOD could be calling for two Abberley Hall School pupils who won first prize in a movie making competition.

Great Witley pupils put apples to good juice

Kidderminster Shuttle: Core product: From left, with the apple juice, James Middlemass, Alina Jones, Guy Wilson, Poppy Henderson and Richard Cooke.

6:20am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

PUPILS at a Great Witley school have produced their own organic apple juice - 800 bottles of it.

Wyre Forest churches taking part in first festival

7:50am Sunday 8th September 2013

VISITORS will be able to learn more about the history of their local church as part of the first Festival of Churches.

Eyes have it as Great Witley school leavers present peacock sculpture

Kidderminster Shuttle: Model, pupils: Abberley Hall head boy Lucien Whitworth and head girl Lili Ismail with the sculpted peacock.

6:10am Wednesday 7th August 2013

A LIFE-size model of a peacock is being installed in the grounds of a Worcestershire school as a “friend” to the site’s pet peacock and as a leaving gift by pupils.

Bid to complete Great Witley landmark hotel sale by year's end

Kidderminster Shuttle: Landmark building: The Hundred House Hotel.

6:10am Tuesday 25th June 2013

THE owner of a landmark Great Witley hotel is trying to push through its sale before the end of the year.

Property auction at Great Witley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Freemans Field Farm, Belbroughton

2:34pm Thursday 4th April 2013

G Herbert Banks next property auction is to be held on Thursday, April18 at 6pm at the Hundred House Hotel, Great Witley.

Oklahoma! to be performed by Great Witley Operatic Society

Kidderminster Shuttle: Howdy: Great Witley Operatic Society members will perform Oklahoma! Picture: PETER WILLIS.

7:30am Wednesday 3rd April 2013

CLASSIC musical Oklahoma! will be performed by Great Witley Operatic Society for their annual spring production.

Free Good Friday concert in Great Witley

11:10am Thursday 21st March 2013

A FREE Easter performance will take place in Great Witley on Good Friday.

School's assistant director of music awarded £4,473 at tribunal

12:40pm Thursday 7th March 2013

A LITTLE Witley assistant director of music at a primary school has been awarded more than £4,000 after complaining her duties were taken from her and wages deducted.

Faster broadband for Little Witley and Mamble and Bayton

8:00am Saturday 9th February 2013

FASTER broadband speeds will be coming to residents in Little Witley and Mamble and Bayton.

Landmark Great Witley hotel for sale at £750k

Kidderminster Shuttle: Landmark building: The Hundred House Hotel.

7:20am Wednesday 9th January 2013

A LANDMARK Great Witley hotel is up for sale at an asking price of £750,000.

Schubert recital in Great Witley

7:30am Saturday 1st September 2012

FREE afternoon recitals will continue at Great Witley Church, with tenor Wilhelm Theunissen performing Schubert’s Song Cycle and Winterreise tomorrow.

Wyre Forest young dancers land roles in Swan Lake

Kidderminster Shuttle: Prima Ballerinas: From left, Wyre Forest dancers Isabel Barlow, Chloe Edwards and Georgina Cooper prepare for their roles in Swan Lake.

7:40am Wednesday 22nd August 2012

THREE young Wyre Forest dancers have been selected to take to the stage with English Youth Ballet in its production of Swan Lake.

Great Witley Church to host free concerts

7:30am Saturday 4th August 2012

A SERIES of free organ concerts will take place at Great Witley Church each Saturday to celebrate the instrument.

Dunley villagers cut off for two months

8:45am Thursday 2nd August 2012

A GROUP of Dunley residents say they have been treated “appallingly” after their phones were disconnected for nearly two months.

Swimmers told to avoid quarry near Stourport

7:50am Thursday 2nd August 2012

POLICE have warned youngsters on their summer holidays that swimming in a disused Wyre Forest quarry could result in tragedy.

Great Witley pupils race ahead

Kidderminster Shuttle: Eyes on the prize: From left, Elizabeth Walker, teachers James Abbott and Jordan Scott and Roddy Philips hope to win the next soap box derby.

7:50am Sunday 29th July 2012

PUPILS from a Great Witley school are racing ahead in their bid to be soap box derby winners.

Pupil, 10, becomes published author

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bagpipe Island: Charlie Johns is one of the country’s youngest published authors.

7:50am Sunday 8th July 2012

A PUPIL at a Great Witley school became one of the youngest published authors in the country at the age of 10.

Young Voices in tune for family favourites at Great Witley

8:00am Thursday 5th July 2012

A CELEBRATION of young musical talent will take place in Great Witley.

Great Witley pupils show pedal power

Kidderminster Shuttle: Charity cycle: Abberley Hall pupils get ready to take on the challenge.

7:10am Wednesday 20th June 2012

TWELVE pupils from Abberley Hall School in Great Witley are taking part in a 140-mile cycling trip to South Wales in aid of charity.

Royal treat in Great Witley from brass band

Kidderminster Shuttle: Top brass: The Fine Arts Brass will serve up a royal treat in Great Witley.

10:01am Thursday 24th May 2012

MUSIC fans and residents in Great Witley are in for a right royal treat.

Motorbike death near Dunley - man named

3:10pm Tuesday 15th May 2012

THE man who died in a motorbike collision near Dunley has been named as 23-year-old Thomas Edwards of Stourport.

Man in 20s from Stourport area killed in collision near Dunley

8:37am Tuesday 15th May 2012

A MAN killed in a motorbike collision near Dunley is believed to be in his 20s and from the Stourport area.

Old Dance School will get Little Witley and Clent jumping

Kidderminster Shuttle: Folk with a twist: Seven-piece band The Old Dance School play two gigs this weekend.

12:30pm Thursday 10th May 2012

FOLK music fans are in for a real treat when a popular Midlands seven-piece band take to the stage in Little Witley and Clent.

Choir in Great Witley Church concert

Kidderminster Shuttle: Choral work: The Priory Singers

9:30am Thursday 10th May 2012

MUSIC fans in Great Witley are in for a treat with the visit of a popular Welsh choir.

Volunteers sought to survey woods near Great Witley

1:30pm Friday 6th April 2012

VOLUNTEERS are being asked to survey woodlands near Great Witley.

Your chance to sing Handel

4:06pm Thursday 5th April 2012

AN EXCITING performance of excerpts from Handel’s Messiah will take place at Great Witley Church at an event for budding singers.

Snowdrop hunt at Great Witley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Snow joke: From left, Isabella Kennedy, 5, Oscar Niblett, 6 and Lucy Underwood, 7, on the snowdrop hunt at Abberley Hall School.

8:00am Saturday 17th March 2012

IT was snow joke at a Great Witley school when children discovered the changing of the seasons with a snowdrop hunt.

Playing the blues to Berlioz in Great Witley

12:42pm Thursday 1st March 2012

A DUO who cross the great musical divides will play live in Great Witley.

Great Witley school pupils championing heritage project

Kidderminster Shuttle: Time unravellers: Abberley Hall pupils with one of the fossils found on their school site and the information board. From left, Samuel Allen, 10, Tristan Lywood, 12 and Poppy Underwood, 9.

7:20am Friday 6th January 2012

A GROUP of pupils of a Great Witley school are learning more about the 400 million year history of the land on which their school is built.

Donkey stars in school nativity

7:10am Wednesday 21st December 2011

PUPILS at a school near Stourport were delighted when a real donkey arrived to star in their nativity play.

Time travelling at Witley Court and Gardens

Kidderminster Shuttle: Once great: Travel back in time at Witley Court.

11:36am Thursday 11th August 2011

A TIME Traveller event will take place at Witley Court and Gardens on Tuesday, August 23.

Great Witley event raises cash for wounded troops

1:30pm Saturday 25th June 2011

THIS year's Red Marley Freak Hill Climb, held at Great Witley on Easter Monday, raised £20,000 for Help For Heroes.

Gardening club create living sculptures in Great Witley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Green fingers: Tamsin Shaw, left and Katy Duncan work on a willow sculpture at Witley Court.

11:38am Thursday 7th April 2011

A GREEN-fingered group has been busy creating living sculptures in the gardens of an 18th century manor in Great Witley.

Snowdrop hunt at Great Witley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Snowdrop hunt: Isabella Hayward, 3, Luca Bartholomew, 4 and Isabella Kennedy, 4.

8:00am Friday 4th March 2011

PUPILS at a Great Witley school took part in a snowdrop hunt.

Extension work under way at Great Witley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Boarding party: Pupils look ahead to the extension completion.

11:10am Monday 7th February 2011

A GREAT Witley school will soon be seeing new and improved facilities for its pupils.

Great Witley pupils juggle studies with circus

Kidderminster Shuttle: Balancing act: Pupils at Abberley Hall School.

9:33am Wednesday 5th January 2011

PUPILS at a school in Great Witley are managing to juggle French lessons with circus skills sessions since the arrival of a new member of staff.

Bach choir in final concert

12:05pm Monday 20th September 2010

A SERIES of concerts in Great Witley will be rounded off by the Swansea Bach choir this weekend.

Bach recital at church

11:29am Wednesday 1st September 2010

MUSIC fans can enjoy the ambience at Great Witley Church while listening to a piano recital this weekend.

Great Witley exhibition raising cash for Scouts and Guides

3:40pm Monday 14th June 2010

AN ART exhibition will raise cash for the Scouts and Guides headquarters in Great Witley.

Witley Court the backdrop for Wilde tale

1:40pm Sunday 6th June 2010

A HISTORIC landmark will be used as the backdrop for the performance of an Oscar Wilde play.

Guitar man holding free Great Witley concert

10:50am Sunday 30th May 2010

THE Great Witley Concert Series continues with a free classical guitar recital.

Fallen power cables start tree blaze in Great Witley

3:23pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a blaze in a row of conifers in Great Witley caused by fallen power cables.

Star students to play at Great Witley church

11:50am Monday 26th April 2010

TALENTED students at a Birmingham grammar school will perform a free classical concert in Great Witley on Sunday.

Tours give insight into historic Abberley tower

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tower talks: Jo Roche at Abberley Clock Tower

7:40am Tuesday 20th April 2010

GUIDED tours of a landmark tower are being offered as part of celebrations to mark a milestone in its history.

Great Witley Easter concerts kick off series

8:10am Thursday 1st April 2010

A SERIES of concerts begins with two free shows at Great Witley Church over Easter.



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