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Inquiry call over nurse's "ruined" career

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt is being urged to order an inquiry into allegations that a Kidderminster psychiatric nurse’s career was ruined by “unfounded allegations and bullying”.

Kidderminster fire crews alerted to two incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:54am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIRE crews were alerted to two incidents in Kidderminster yesterday.

Reunion for ex-carpet workers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Possible candidate? The Museum of Carpet in Green Street which has brought the town’s former Stour Vale carpet mill back to life.

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

EX-CARPET makers have been invited to attend a reunion where they can share memories of working in the Kidderminster trade.

Lessons in skill learning at the library

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

6:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

WYRE Forest libraries are hosting various courses this autumn for people who would like to learn a new skill or craft.

Woman injured having her handbag snatched

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:28am Saturday 27th September 2014

A 60-year-old woman sustained injuries when she had her handbag snatched from her in Kidderminster.

People freed from trapped lift

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:18am Saturday 27th September 2014

TWO people who were trapped in a lift at the Premier Inn Hotel in Weavers Wharf, Kidderminster, were freed by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday evening.

Fire crews alerted to multiple incidents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:19am Friday 26th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Wyre Forest were called to a number of incidents yesterday afternoon.

Summer readers to be celebrated

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

6:20am Friday 26th September 2014

WYRE Forest children who have completed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge are being invited to a special award ceremony at their local library to receive their medals and certificates.

Open evening event at school's sixth form

Kidderminster Shuttle: Holy Trinity free school to create 200 places

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER free school is holding an open evening for its sixth form on Tuesday (September 30).

Polling day for primary school pupils

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

AS SCOTS had their historic say on the future of their country, pupils at a Kidderminster school held their own momentous polling day.

Thousands attend SVR steam gala

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ABOUT 6,000 people visited the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) last weekend as it hosted an annual steam gala.

Student UN visit 'trip of a lifetime'

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

STUDENTS from four Wyre Forest and Hagley schools have returned from a study programme at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Teenage boys robbed after canal path assault

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:44am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWO teenage boys were robbed last week as they were riding their bikes along the canal from Stourport to Kidderminster.

Church to host charity coffee mornings


6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

RESIDENTS of Kidderminster have been invited to a charity coffee morning at Foley Park Methodist Church.

Exercise class to raise funds for heart charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman is raising money for a charity which provides support to families affected by cardiomyopathy.

Student business shortlisted for award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A STUDENT run business has been shortlisted as one of the top companies in the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Award for successful entrepreneurs.

Refurbished hospital prayer room opened to everyone

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW prayer room has been formally opened at Kidderminster Hospital after a full refurbishment last month.

Carpet firm fined £10,000 after vessel explodes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER carpet company has been fined after a large pressure vessel exploded and propelled the quarter-tonne lid into the air.

Celebration for NHS staff at cathedral

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

6:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month to celebrate the work of NHS staff around the county.

Vintage event brings back community spirit in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS in Kidderminster have revived the community spirit of days gone by at an event hosted by a Worcestershire-based housing association.

Anti badger cull protesters to send petition to environment secretary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Monday 15th September 2014

A WYRE Forest group which is against the culling of badgers has collected hundreds of signatures towards a petition from the Kidderminster public.

Event revives 90s music

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A REVIVAL of nineties music is set to strike a chord with audiences who know what they really, really want at The Rose Theatre on September 19 and 20.

New head at Birchen Coppice Primary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Sunday 14th September 2014

PUPILS at a Kidderminster school have welcomed their new headteacher - whose mission is to inspire them with "wonder".

Kidderminster Covenant Church

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

The church meets this Sunday at The Wyre Forest School, Bewdley Road, at 10.30am and the service will include Believer’s Baptism. The speaker will be Tony Hyams.

Kidderminster Cycling Club

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

There is one ride on Sunday.

CAB on warpath over "exorbitant" phone charges

Kidderminster Shuttle: Citizens Advice Bureau

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

WYRE FOREST Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is on the warpath over the "exorbitant" cost of telephoning government departments.

Methodist Churches in Kidderminster

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Trinity Methodist Church, Churchfields, Kidderminster, at 9am, a service of Holy Communion led by the Rev Denise Williamson and at 10.30am, led by Sue Stinton.

Skilled gardeners have all the answers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TOP tips for autumn gardening from an expert panel is set to make a blooming good evening and raise cash for vital research into cancer.

Society set to celebrate 60 years of show

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:00pm Friday 12th 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.

Transport Enthusiasts Club

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

At the club night on September 17, there will be a quiz and a short film show.

Milton Hall Baptist Church

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

The Rev Tim Burt will lead the Sunday Morning Service at 11am.

Phoenix Club

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

The next club meeting after the August break will be on Tuesday, September 16 at 2pm at Trinity Methodist Church Centre, Churchfields, Kidderminster.

Kidderminster Baptist Church

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Sunday’s service at 11am will be led by the Rev Simon Gudger entitled “Being a church that loves to give”.

Two houses on same street burgled

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Friday 12th September 2014

TWO houses in Birmingham Road, Kidderminster, have been burgled with a number of items stolen.

Baton tour to mark WI centenary

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wells and Wyche WI will hold a new members coffee morning so that everyone is up to speed with the origin of the WI logo.

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A CELEBRATORY baton tour, which is travelling the length and breadth of the country, will be passing through Wyre Forest this weekend.

St Barnabas Church

4:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

On Sunday, September 14 at 9.30am, Holy Communion will be held in the community hall.

Franche Community Church

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

On Saturday September 13: Men’s Breakfast is at 9-11am. The speaker will be Steve Derges, from Bridgnorth.

Man in court after online dating fraud probe

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A man has appeared in court after an online dating fraud probe by police - and one of the alleged victims is from Kidderminster.

Offmore Church

10:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

Services begin on Sunday with Communion at 9.45am.

Baxter Church

10:15am Thursday 11th September 2014

Sunday morning worship with Holy Communion will be led by the Rev Andrew Mann-Ray at 10.45am.

Van stolen from Kidderminster home

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

MORE than £2,000 worth of carpet has been swept up by thieves after a van was stolen from outside a home in Tolley Road, Kidderminster.

Church to set up radio station

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A SHORT wave radio station is being set up by a Kidderminster church to promote the Christian fellowship.

Tenants grow competitive

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

GREEN-FINGERED tenants on a Kidderminster estate have grown competitive - getting their gardens shipshape for a showdown.

Woman assaulted in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 28-year-old woman was assaulted in Kidderminster when she was walking along a footpath to the side of Homebase and the Viaduct Tavern.

Jane and her 'Bobbie Dazzler' are a winning team

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SHE MAY be badly disabled - but Jane Dunham is riding high after winning a national dressage championship on her little horse Bobbie Dazzler.

Victim 'terrified' during attempted knife robbery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A man has been jailed for three years after a court heard he held a knife to the throat of a “terrified” attempted robbery victim in a Kidderminster flat.

Life-saving kit handed over to school

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PUPILS at Kidderminster’s Holy Trinity Free School are switched on to life-saving – prompted by a local man who was rescued by a neighbour after a heart attack.

Community TV station celebrating new channel launch

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COMMUNITY TV station is hosting a free event in Kidderminster to celebrate the launch of its new internet channel.

Teenage girl left terrified after attempted robbery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A TERRIFIED teenage girl sent would-be robbers fleeing when she screamed as they tried to snatch her handbag.

Large hedge fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LARGE hedge which was on well alight in Dowles Road, Kidderminster, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.


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