Parents urged to apply for school places

Kidderminster Shuttle: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

4:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PARENTS of children born between September 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, are being urged to contact Worcestershire County Council to apply for a school place starting next year.

Epic eating challenge raises money

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BELLY-busting fundraiser organised by the family of Josh Jones, who died in a tragic accident in May, was “absolutely amazing”.

Society set to celebrate 60 years of show

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ALL members of the family, whether plant and flower enthusiasts or not, are set to be catered for at Kidderminster Horticultural Society’s 60th annual show.

House raiders net tennis racket

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BURGLARS who broke into a house in Kidderminster netted goods including a 1947 tennis racket, complete with its original case and balls.

Car fire in Hagley alerts Kidderminster crew

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

9:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER fire crews were called to a car which was on fire in Ferndale Close, in Hagley, this morning.

Wyre Forest goes ice bucket challenge crazy

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:26am Monday 1st September 2014

FREEZING fundraisers across Wyre Forest have been taking part in an online craze.

Bus fare increase on Kidderminster Connecta service

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire County Council staff earning more than £100,000 from taxpayers leaps 33%

8:58am Monday 1st September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Connecta bus journey will cost Wyre Forest residents an extra 20p from today.

Bus services saved for community in reprieve

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Monday 1st September 2014

COMMUNITY bus services in Kidderminster have won a reprieve - saving three jobs and keeping the wheels on the road for hundreds of passengers.

Hospital’s missing plaque now found

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRONZE plaque from the former Lucy Baldwin Hospital, which was assumed stolen, has been found.

Unusual safari park birth

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE latest birth to occur at West Midland Safari Park could be the first of its kind.

Curtain falls on the annual arts festival

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

FOR the past two weeks Kidderminster has been gripped by music, dance, exhibitions, graffiti art and street theatre as part of the town’s annual arts festival.

Exhibition to commemorate First World War

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A LOCAL exhibition will commemorate the centenary of the First World War in an interactive way.

Teen gives back after counselling

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A BEREAVED Kidderminster teenager has battled through “very low points of grief” to become an active fundraiser for the charity which helped her during the toughest of times.

Reserve fish refuge finished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONSTRUCTION has been completed on a fish refuge at Spennells Valley Nature Reserve in Kidderminster.

Mum disgusted as son’s best friend ‘forgets’ inquest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A GRIEVING Kidderminster mother told a coroner it was "disgusting" that her son's best friend failed to turn up to give evidence at an inquest into how the tragic teenager died.

Sweethearts celebrate diamond anniversary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHILDHOOD sweethearts from Kidderminster are celebrating 60 years of marriage today.

Kidderminster man beaten up by trio in 40-minute ordeal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man was picked on by a gang of three who accused him of being a rapist, followed him home and beat him up, Worcester Crown court was told.

Car destroyed by fire in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAR was destroyed by a fire last night, in Stourbridge Road, Kidderminster.

Donation boost for two charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO charities have received donations of more than £3,000 each thanks to the fundraising efforts of a former chairman of Wyre Forest District Council.

Festival for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY event will take place tomorrow, August 28, at St Peter’s Church, Meredith Green, Kidderminster, in support of Kemp Hospice.

Camera club back for 108th season

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:21am Wednesday 27th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Camera Club will start its 108th season on Monday, September 1.

Railway art comes to Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN exhibition of train-themed artwork has opened at Kidderminster Railway Museum.

Salon shortlisted for award in national contest

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER salon is hoping to be head and shoulders above the rest after snipping away competition to reach the finals of a national contest.

Poetry champion to headline Mouth and Music event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POETS, storytellers and musicians are invited to participate in the Mouth and Music evening on Tuesday, September 9.

MP pleased with youth jobs boost

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

4:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WYRE Forest MP Mark Garnier has welcomed the drop in youth unemployment across the West Midlands.

BLOG - Wyre Forest school trip to the United Nations

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are currently spending five days in Geneva, Switzerland, on a fact finding visit of the United Nations.

Kidnap and torture gang members convicted

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:09am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE men who were part of a gang which kidnapped a man outside his Kidderminster home and tortured him in a storage container have been found guilty after a four-week trial.

Boys' brigade prepares for European exchange

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUNG people in Kidderminster are preparing to welcome their European friends to the town as part of a cultural exchange programme.

Senior services showcased at town hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SERVICES which are available to senior residents of Wyre Forest were showcased at Kidderminster Town Hall.

River and rail day for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING day of countryside strolling and steam train travel will be “one to remember”.

Kidderminster Covenant Church

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

The church meets this Sunday at The Wyre Forest School, Bewdley Road at 10.30am, the speaker is Graham Francis.

Baxter Church Bull Ring

11:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Sunday Morning Worship will be led by Rev Mike Spencer at 10.45am.

Students set for a visit to UN

Kidderminster Shuttle: Global gathering: Students from Stourport High School and Baxter College at the UN in Switzerland as part of a ContinU Trust programme.

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are set to spend five days in Geneva on a fact-finding visit of the United Nations (UN).

Fundraiser in memory of Josh Jones

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FUNDRAISER with a stomach-stretching twist will see twelve participants compete in an epic eating competition.

Headteacher 'upset' with GCSE changes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE headteacher of a Kidderminster school is “upset” and “angry” with the changes that have been made to this year’s GCSE examinations.

Pupils' GCSE results end 13 year competition

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO pupils from a Kidderminster school have not only been competing to claim the school’s best GCSE results, they’ve been competing to be the best pupil since they were two-years-old.

Wolverley's star teacher helps students gain top grades

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:19am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT was not just students celebrating the GCSE results at Wolverley CE Secondary School on Thursday.

Offmore Church

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Services begin on Sunday with Communion at 9.45am.

Kidderminster Cycling Club

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

There are two rides this Sunday. The A ride starts at 9am and visits Croft Castle.

Kidderminster Baptist Church

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Sunday’s service at 11am will be led by Catherine Ready. All are welcome and there will be separate activities for children and youth as well.

Canal bridge restored in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORK to restore a Kidderminster canal bridge has been completed.

Grandad rockers set for gig in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW band is proving you are never too old to rock out.

Deaf youngster is up for award for helping others

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Palace of Westminster – picture by Cruccone on Flickr, licenced by Creative Commons

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

GOLDEN-hearted teenager Danielle Davies, who is profoundly deaf, has been shortlisted for a national award for her work to help others just like her.

Golden Kidderminster couple

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER couple are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary today.

Pupil's individual achievements please head

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE retiring headteacher of King Charles I School was “really pleased” with the number of his students’ achievements in this year’s GCSEs.

Holy Trinity sits top of the class

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HOLY Trinity School pupils are top of the class after their students have retained a 100 per cent pass rate in their GCSEs.

GCSE results celebrated despite changes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HIGH-achieving Wyre Forest pupils are celebrating their GCSE results despite alterations made to the examinations this year.

Methodist Churches in Kidderminster

9:56am Thursday 21st August 2014

Trinity Methodist Church, Churchfields, Kidderminster, at 10.30am, led by Mike Dernie, and at 6.30pm, a Service of Holy Communion led by Rev Denise Williamson. There will be no informal service on Thursday.

St Barnabas Church

9:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

Sunday at 9.30am Holy Communion in the Community Hall led by Revd Rose Lawley.

Hero pensioners foil £68,000 scam

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HERO pensioners Iris and Jeff Styles foiled a bid by a gang of fraudsters to scam them out of £68,000.



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