Knitted chicks help raise vital cash for Easter

Kidderminster Shuttle: RAISING MONEY: Chris Dale with Grace Bradbury, 7, left, and Maya Hipkiss, 6. Picture: Miriam Balfry. 151404M.

8:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

KNITTED chicks containing Easter surprises have been sold to help raise money for a cancer charity.

Plan to shape Wyre Forest future sparks anger

Kidderminster Shuttle: District council could spend extra £125k

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS to reshape Wyre Forest District Council by cutting the number of wards from 17 to 11 has sparked fury among local politicians who have slammed some of the proposed new boundaries as “illogical”.

Holy Trinity free school funding plan confirmed

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

8:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AFTER a gruelling two-year application process, funding for a Kidderminster independent school to become a free school has been given the go-ahead.

Store answering foodbank's call for Easter

Kidderminster Shuttle: HAPPY EASTER: Foodbank staff, from left, Maureen Lewis and Denise Carson, with, Natasha Jones. Picture: Martin Humby. 161413MH.

8:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER store is answering the call to help brighten up Easter for families unable to put food on the table.

Court chosen for 2014 Kidderminster Carnival

Kidderminster Shuttle: ROYAL APPOINTMENT: From left, top, carnival queen Jessica Campbell and rosebud Millie Hodgkins, with, bottom, princess Paige Rundle and rosebud Alice Hickey.

8:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DRAMA student Jessica Campbell proved she is a class act by winning the coveted Kidderminster Carnival Queen title.

Rock n' Roll night to be launched in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: EASTER SPECIAL: The Hayriders are hosting their own Rock n' Roll night.

7:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A ROCK and roll club is being launched in Kidderminster with a one-off event showcasing the best rockabilly bands in the Midlands.

Stourbridge firefighters tackle woodland blaze

4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Kinver, Stourbridge and Brierley Hill were among those called out to tackle a woodland fire at Millions Wood at Enville last night (Sunday).

Garden machinery stolen from Shatterford

Kidderminster Shuttle: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

3:19pm Monday 14th April 2014

ABOUT £12,000 worth of gardening items have been stolen during a burglary near Shatterford.

Wyre Forest crews tackle railway embankment fires

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

12:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Wyre Forest were called to two separate fires at railway embankments on Sunday.

Baby rescued after being locked in bathroom

Kidderminster Shuttle: Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

11:49am Monday 14th April 2014

AN 18-month-old baby has been rescued by fire crews after becoming locked in a bathroom.

Kidderminster & District Probus Club

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

At the last meeting Betty Webb spoke about her experiences at Bletchley Park during WW2 and ‘painted a picture’ of the code breaking activities that took place there.

Kidderminster Cycling Club

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

There are two rides this Sunday. The A ride starts at 9am and travels to Yarpole near Tenbury. The B ride starts 9.30 am and visits Valley Park Nature Reserve.

Milton Hall Baptist Church

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Morning Worship for Palm Sunday will be at 11am. You are very welcome to this service and to stay for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat afterwards.

Transport Enthusiasts Club

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

At next Wednesdays club night (April 16) Keith Woodford will give a presentation on “The Austin Motor Company”,what it produced in the war years 1939 to 1945 and later in peacetime up to its demise.

Methodist Churches in Kidderminster

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Trinity Methodist Church, Churchfields, Kidderminster, at 10.30 am, an All-Age Service of Holy Communion led by Rev. Mary Austin.

Kidderminster Covenant Church

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

The church meets this Palm Sunday at The Wyre Forest School, Bewdley Road at 10.30am. Home groups meet on Wednesdays, one group at 2.15pm. and two others at 7.45pm. There are also have mid-week activities for young people. Contact Rick Thomas on 01562 823578 for more information.

Indecent exposure at Kidderminster park

Kidderminster Shuttle: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

3:15pm Friday 11th April 2014

A MAN indecently exposed himself to three teenage girls in a Kidderminster park.

St Barnabas Church

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

On Saturday April 12, 10-12pm there will be a coffee morning with an Easter theme in St Barnabas Community Hall (old school). On April 13 at 9.30am Palm Sunday Eucharist led by Revd Jan Ashton and at 6.30pm ‘Stations of the Cross’ with a difference led by Rev Alex Vaccaro.

St George's Churchyard

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Come and walk round the Easter Trail in St George’s churchyard April 15-22. Pick up a leaflet from the church porch and make your way around the 4 interactive ‘stations’ telling different parts of the Easter story. The church will be open for refreshments from 2-4pm on April 15-17.

Kidderminster man admits GBH charge

6:20am Friday 11th April 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man is awaiting sentence at Worcester Crown Court after pleading guilty to a charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm.

Salvation Army

7:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Worship takes place every Sunday morning at 10.30am.

Classical Music Society

12:42pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Following a most successful piano recital by Mark Bebbington at Kidderminster Town Hall, the Society returns to its regular themed music evenings at Holy Innocents Community Hall. All meetings start at 7.30 pm. On Friday April 11, Diana Kiteley will be presenting “Recollections” in which she will recall interesting moments from her life and introduces the music associated with such times. The programme will include music that is instantly recognisable by all music lovers and features many famous artists, some of whom Diana has actually met. On April 25, the society will welcome Mick Birchall, from Leicestershire, in a programme dedicated to two important, although lesser known, composers, Christoph Gluck and Niccolo Jommelli, whose birth three hundred years ago now give rise to celebration. More details about the society can be found at www.

St John the Baptist Church

12:39pm Thursday 10th April 2014

St Johns choir will be singing evensong at St Johns Church for Palm Sunday on April 13. Anthem by Stainer. All are welcome at this service which starts at 6.30pm.

New Wyre Forest leisure centre step closer with outline permission

Kidderminster Shuttle: New venue: Wyre Forest district councillors are in talks to build the new leisure centre at the former British Sugar site.

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

PLANS for a new £10.1 million leisure centre in Wyre Forest have taken a step forward after winning outline planning permission.

Holiday workshops for kids at Kidderminster pet store

8:01am Wednesday 9th April 2014

YOUNG pet lovers will have the chance to learn more about caring for small furry animals at free workshops at a Kidderminster pet store.

Make a splash for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: DIVING IN: The Feel Good Health Club  team get set for the Swimathon.

7:50am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SWIMMERS are being asked to get in the pool for Kemp Hospice's annual Swimathon.

Kidderminster Carnival court set to be dressed for success

Kidderminster Shuttle: CARNIVAL ROYALTY: 2013 queen Hannah Rees with princess Katie-Lee Chadwick and rosebuds Carys Camody, left and Daisy Riddle.

6:10am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A BRIDAL business is providing the dresses for Kidderminster’s carnival queen, princess and rosebuds for the second year running.

Kidderminster pupils kick out at discrimination

Kidderminster Shuttle: ALL IN: From left, back, George Groves of Tesco, Dale Evans, Harriers community trainer Nick Griffiths and Vanessa Halford with, front, St Mary's pupils Kirstie Gill, Mollie Wilkinson and Leah Mae.

7:00am Monday 7th April 2014

GIRLS from two Kidderminster schools kicked discrimination in football into touch as part of a campaign to encourage more females to try the sport.

Foley Park WI

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

At the March AGM, Angela Chipp was re-elected president for the coming year and additionally two extra members volunteered for committee which was much appreciated.

Music event in Kidderminster will be one for the records

Kidderminster Shuttle: Music

9:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

MUSIC collectors will be in a spin when more than 60,000 records go on sale at special event in Kidderminster.

Dementia seminar to be held in Kidderminster

7:50am Sunday 6th April 2014

A SEMINAR is being held in Kidderminster for people to find out more about caring for people living with dementia.

Primary school pupils help to create outdoor space

Kidderminster Shuttle: GRAND DESIGNS: JTF assistant manager Rob King with five-year-olds Amber Winders and Nathan Harrell.

7:40am Sunday 6th April 2014

A CONCRETE jungle at a Kidderminster primary school is being turned into an outdoor learning environment with the help of reception children and staff.

Kidderminster Cycling Club

7:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

There is one ride this Sunday. The C ride starts at 9.30am and is a half day ride to St Kenelms Well on the Clee Hills.

Baxter Church Bull Ring

8:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Sunday Morning Worship will be led by Ray Harrowing at 10.45am.

All Saints Spring Fayre

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

The annual Spring Fayre is at All Saint’s Church in Wribbenhall on Saturday April 12 1-4pm.

St Barnabas Church

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

On Sunday April 6 at 9.30am there will be an‘All-age service - sounds of Easter’.

Store appeals for book donations

8:01am Saturday 5th April 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER store is appealing for book donations to help with its on-going charity book sale.

Friends of St George's Park

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The group meet monthly at the Co-operative Childcare Centre, on the corner of Coventry Street and Radford Avenue.

Milton Hall Baptist Church

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The Sunday Morning Service at 11am will be a parade service for the Boys’ & Girls’ Brigades.

Kidderminster Covenant Church

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The church meets this Sunday at The Wyre Forest School, Bewdley Road at 10.30am.

Carolian Astronomy Society

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The next meeting is on Wednesday, April 9 at the Science Theatre, King Charles I School, Comberton Road, Kidderminster at 7.30pm.

Salvation Army

9:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Worship takes place every Sunday morning at 10.30am.

Kidderminster Holistic Therapy

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

There is a Holistic Health Fair on April 5 and 6 at the Gainsborough House Hotel, Bewdley Hill, Kidderminster.

Towpath marathon man to help heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: READY, SET: Chris Guidon trains for his marathon in aid of Help for Heroes. Picture: Matt Lee.

7:00am Friday 4th April 2014

A MILITARY hopeful will run 26.2 miles along a West Midlands canal towpath in aid of current and ex-servicemen and women.

Kinver Probus Club

3:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

The speaker for the March meeting was Rosemary Winnal, who gave a really professional presentation, with clever use of magnificent slides and videos.

Best Foot Forward

10:24am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The groups’ next long Saturday walk will be on May 3.

Franche Ladies

10:20am Thursday 3rd April 2014

On Wednesday April 9 at 8pm, there is a talk on hedgehog rehabilitation at St Barnabas Community Hall, Wolverley Road, Franche. New members are always welcome.

New Dimensional Choir

10:19am Thursday 3rd April 2014

This four part mixed choir are looking to recruit new singers.

'No winners' in fence panel incident says victim

Kidderminster Shuttle: INJURIES: The air ambulance landed in Kidderminster town centre following the incident.

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE woman who suffered life-changing head injuries when hit by a falling fence panel said there were “no winners” after a construction firm was fined.

Man avoids jail after assaulting police officers in Kinver

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A MAN who assaulted two police officers and sparked a manhunt in Kinver has been spared jail.



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