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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man found dead at Hartlebury home

Kidderminster Shuttle: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

9:59am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A MAN was found dead at his home in Hartlebury.

Wyre Forest going that extra mile for Sport Relief fundraising

Kidderminster Shuttle: READY, SET: Runners start the three and six-mile Sport Relief Mile runs in Stourport.

10:58am Tuesday 25th March 2014

SPORTY Wyre Forest residents have gone the extra mile to raise cash for good causes in the UK and abroad by taking part in Sport Relief events.

MPs welcome shake-up in funding for schools

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

MEMBERS of Parliament for Wyre Forest and Hartlebury have welcomed a £5 million fairer funding boost to Worcestershire's schools - saying it will help correct an "historical injustice".

Wyre Forest ready for action for Sport Relief

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAKING A SPLASH: From left, Vanessa Babbington, Jenny Evans and Shannon Holloway will host a swimathon at the Glades for Sport Relief.

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

SPORTY Wyre Forest residents will be lacing up their running shoes and taking their marks to run and raise cash for Sport Relief.

Hartlebury Parish Council

11:35am Thursday 20th March 2014

A parish breakfast event is taking place at Hartlebury Parish Hall March 23. Come along and join us any time between 9.30 and 12 midday for tea, toast and a full English. £5 per person – tickets available from Hartlebury Stores or Jo Latham on 01299 253460. All proceeds to the Parish Hall Refurbishment Project.

Turbine factory opening will boost Hartlebury economy

Kidderminster Shuttle: GOING GREEN: Endurance Wind Power chief executive Genn Johnson and MP Greg Barker open the turbine manufacturing facility at Hartlebury. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 121404M.

4:40pm Friday 14th March 2014

MORE than 50 jobs will be created in Hartlebury after a green energy company officially opened its new manufacturing plant in the area.

Hartlebury firm puts shirt on county cricket team

Kidderminster Shuttle: OVER TO YOU: David Martin, left, Arctic Spas' president of UK operations, with Daryl Mitchell, Worcestershire County Cricket Club captain.

6:20am Tuesday 11th March 2014

AHARTLEBURY-based hot tub manufacturer and supplier has agreed a six-figure shirt sponsorship deal with Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Hartlebury Common Local Group

9:23am Thursday 6th March 2014

On March 10 Graham Hill, Ecologist, will speak on “Crayfish Tales from the Wyre Forest” at 8pm prompt at Stouport Sports’ Centre,Kingsway DY13 8BQ, cost £3.

Hartlebury firm climbs list of best companies to work for

Kidderminster Shuttle: AMONG BEST: Drpgroup employees have fun.

6:20am Thursday 6th March 2014

A HARTLEBURY-based communications company has climbed a national newspaper's list of the best small firms to be employed by.

Hartlebury WI

2:39pm Friday 21st February 2014

Archaeology is not just a matter of digging holes, as Hartlebury WI discovered at their February meeting. Archaeologists Richard Bradley and Lara Bishop explained, and illustrated, the differences between commercial and research projects. Commercial archaeology, which is Richard’s field, relates to sites where development is taking place and there is a need to explore the area for possible ancient sites before the builder’s move in.

Hartlebury communications agency launches new division

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAKING RETURN: Ed Vickery, left and Lee Whitehouse, design and print manager, with a CNC machine controlled by Mark Innes-Davis, printroom technician.

9:40am Friday 7th February 2014

HARTLEBURY-based Drpgroup has announced the launch of new division - Drpexhibitions.

Animal lab employee awarded £1,325 for equal pay claim

9:02am Wednesday 5th February 2014

A PROJECTS employee with an animal laboratory agency who requested a move from her £44,000 a year full-time job to part time has been awarded £1,325 for an equal pay claim.

Hartlebury events group acquires London video production firm

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'Next level': Des Good, left and Dale Parmenter.

6:20am Tuesday 28th January 2014

COMMUNICATIONS specialist Drpgroup, of Hartlebury, has acquired Soho-based video production company Grosvenor Television.

Hartlebury Common Local Group

9:26am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Simon Wood, manager of The Worcestershire Biological Record Centre described the history, record centre, what records are used for and how records are collected and validated.

Hartlebury Parish Plan

11:00am Saturday 4th January 2014

Hartlebury Parish Council is holding a consultation event on January 8 in the Village Hall 2-8pm. Come and see the first results of the survey and tell us what you think.

Residents disappointed as incinerator approved

6:30am Friday 20th December 2013

CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed Hartlebury Incinerator have expressed their disappointment that funding for the £165 million plant has been given the go-ahead.

Bewdley Bridge Club

9:34am Thursday 19th December 2013

The result of the Handicap Pairs Competition held on December 11 was: Maggie Latham & Mike Smith 60.87; Sophia Foreman & Paul Bryant 58.51; Brian & Carol Varley 56.08.

Mind the gender gap in engineering says Hartlebury MP

6:10am Monday 16th December 2013

A GOVERNMENT promise to commit to a plan of action on engineering skills has been welcomed by Hartlebury's MP.

£165m Hartlebury incinerator funding approved by councillors

Kidderminster Shuttle: An artist's impression of the planned incinerator.

2:56pm Thursday 12th December 2013

CONTROVERSIAL plans to help fund an incinerator in Hartlebury have been given the green light by Worcestershire councillors.

Hartlebury Bridge Club

2:10pm Thursday 12th December 2013

The result of the Pairs Competition held on November 4 was: Lynne Craig & Marie Packwood 62.50; Jane Somervell & Pauline Perry 56.94; Wendy & Eric Silverstone 54.17.

Investigation into Hartlebury A449 scooter crash launched

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

9:11am Thursday 12th December 2013

AN INVESTIGATION into a scooter crash on the A449 at Hartlebury in which a 19 year old was seriously injured has been launched by police.

Moped rider, 18, injured following A449 crash

Kidderminster Shuttle: Two women taken to hospital following Kidderminster crash

9:06am Wednesday 11th December 2013

A MOPED rider, 18, has been taken to hospital with a head injury following an accident on the A449 at Hartlebury.

Improved rail service for Hartlebury passengers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Green flag: MP Peter Luff waves off the first train of an improved rail service for Hartlebury.

8:59am Tuesday 10th December 2013

A REVISED timetable for London Midland trains will give Hartlebury passengers their most frequent rail service in nearly 50 years.

Hartlebury firm opens doors to firefighters for training exercise

Kidderminster Shuttle: Simulated emergency: The fire rescue team in action at Drpgroup’s premises.

7:10am Friday 6th December 2013

A COMMUNICATIONS agency opened the doors of its Hartlebury premises to firefighters for a dramatic training exercise.

90% of drivers' eyes all right in Hartlebury spot checks

Kidderminster Shuttle: Eyes front: James Doherty, general manager of Prestige Chauffeur Services, having his eyes tested by Brian Halliday of Think About Your Eyes.

6:40am Monday 2nd December 2013

NINETY per cent of drivers who took part in free on-the-spot eyesight checks at the Esso petrol station in Hartlebury passed with flying colours.

Hartlebury Common Local Group

9:54am Thursday 28th November 2013

Simon Wood and Becky Lashley, of Worcestershire Biological Records Centre, will be the speaker at the meeting on Wednesday, December 4.

Tories select candidate for next Hartlebury MP

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tory candidate: Nigel Huddlestone hopes to follow Peter Luff as Hartlebury’s MP after the next general election.

8:45am Tuesday 26th November 2013

A GOOGLE executive has been selected as the Conservative Party candidate for Hartlebury’s constituency at the next general election.

Four would-be MPs on Tory final shortlist for Peter Luff's seat

Kidderminster Shuttle: MP Luff claims £37,000 a year for two extra jobs

10:17am Friday 22nd November 2013

THE contest to find a replacement for Hartlebury's MP Peter Luff has been whittled down from more than 200 people to four candidates, it has emerged.

Ex-Hartlebury journalist earns African editor award

Kidderminster Shuttle: Out in Africa: Chris Bishop.

6:20am Tuesday 19th November 2013

A HARTLEBURY man who has worked as a journalist in Africa for 20 years has been given an editor of the year award for his magazine launched two years ago.

Hartlebury communications agency boosts creative team

Kidderminster Shuttle: Senior role: Gordon Roberts.

6:20am Monday 11th November 2013

A HARTLEBURY-based communications agency has a new member in its creative team.

Hartlebury MP presents 'underfunding' protest petition to Commons

10:10am Thursday 7th November 2013

HARTLEBURY’S MP has joined others to send a message to the Government that they want what they describe as underfunding for rural areas to be addressed.

Hartlebury's MP hails wind turbines manufacturer's jobs announcement

6:40am Wednesday 6th November 2013

HARTLEBURY’S MP has welcomed news that up to 100 jobs are set to be created by a local manufacturer of wind turbines.

Hartlebury Common Local Group

6:00pm Thursday 31st October 2013

Mike Averill, the Dragonfly Recorder for Worcestershire, spoke about the new national atlas for dragonflies at the October meeting at Stourport Boat Club.

Hartlebury rail cable theft helps prompt hunt for offenders

6:10am Thursday 31st October 2013

DELAYS for more than 100 trains as a result of cable theft on the railway at Hartllebury have helped prompt a campaign to track down the criminals.

Train operator praised for improving Hartlebury service

Kidderminster Shuttle: Service boost: Hartlebury station.

7:10am Wednesday 30th October 2013

A TRAIN operator has been praised for providing a more extensive service to and from Hartlebury.

Hartlebury and Wyre Forest MPs raise financial scandal issue in Commons

7:10am Tuesday 29th October 2013

HARTLEBURY’S and Wyre Forest’s MPs have said it is time to act with greater urgency on a financial scandal they say is affecting many Worcestershire businesses.



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