Stourport shoe shop worker steps up to 60 years

Kidderminster Shuttle: IF THE SHOE FITS: Rita Browning has spent 60 years working at Blunts shoes.

7:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A STOURPORT shop worker who got her foot in the door aged 15 is celebrating after working for the same company for 60 years.

Stourport man 'went berserk' with knife

6:20am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 19-year-old Stourport man who "went berserk" with a 10-inch knife in a street and threatened police has been sent into custody.

Accidental death recorded for young motorcyclist in Stourport

10:38am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A YOUNG motorcyclist died as the result of an accident during a race in Stourport, an inquest heard.

Worried residents call for steep road repairs

Kidderminster Shuttle: SERIOUS CONCERN: From left, Mayor of Stourport Ken Henderson, residents Ian Gwilliam, Jill Pagett and Michael Merriman with councillor Maureen Mason.

6:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORRIED Stourport residents are calling for a "dangerous" steep road used by church-goers to be resurfaced to help prevent possible accidents.

Children on the hunt for Easter eggs at Stourport hotel

Kidderminster Shuttle: HOP TO IT: Freddie Crannage, three, with the Easter bunny.

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

EIGHTY children hopped to a Stourport hotel to hunt for Easter eggs in its 23-acre grounds.

Charity concert for animal shelter

7:10am Friday 18th April 2014

A CHARITY concert is being held in Areley Kings to raise funds for an animal shelter in Majorca.

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”.

Canal basins to host heritage weekend in Stourport

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEW SEASON: Vince Williams of the Canal and River Trust heritage working boats group prepares for the weekend's events.

7:40am Tuesday 15th April 2014

STOURPORT'S Canal Basins will be bringing history to life at its Easter heritage weekend.

New chief executive for Thomas Vale

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEW MAN: From left, Craig Tatton is welcomed by Madani Sow and Tony Hyde at Thomas Vale Construction.

8:57am Monday 14th April 2014

A CONTRUCTION company based in Stourport has appointed a new managing director.

Vernon Hall Free Church

11:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

The Palm Sunday service at 11am together with Holy Communion on April 13 will be conducted by Jonathon Salter On April 20 and following the Parade of the Flags, the 11am Easter Sunday Service will be conducted by Jonathon Salter and the Boys Brigade.

St Michael's and All Angels

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Service times for Palm Sunday April 13; A procession from St Michael’s starts at 10am to walk to All Saints. for the combined Service at Wilden for 10.30am. any one who would like to join the procession are cordially invited.

Cornerstone Family Church

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Cornerstone Family Church meets opposite Stourport High School in Minster Road, Stourport, Bible teaching and Sunday School every Sunday from 10.30am.

Christ Church

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sunday morning worship, with Rocks and Pebbles children’s groups, is at 10am, at Stourport Community Centre on Lower Lickhill Road DY13 8SB.

Stourport Wesley Methodist Church

2:34pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Palm Sunday Morning Service at 10.30am. Preacher Mr and Mrs A Parker . Oasis Coffee Bar open Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday. 10-12pm. All are welcome.

Royal mail looks at moving Stourport delivery office

Kidderminster Shuttle: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

10:45am Thursday 10th April 2014

ROYAL Mail has confirmed it is looking into the possibility of moving the Stourport delivery office to Kidderminster after rumours resurfaced - just two years after it quashed original plans.

Work starts on Stourport Tesco superstore

Kidderminster Shuttle: UNDER CONSTRUCTION: From left, Kathryn Medlicott, Debbie Howard and Steve Winfield of Tesco, Mitton ward councillor Chris Rogers and project manager Andy Pennell. Picture: Phil Loach. 151430L

8:38am Thursday 10th April 2014

BUILDING work has started on a new superstore in Stourport, which is due to open towards the end of this year – two years later than originally planned.

Elizabeth Mills' medals to be given to Stourport organisations

Kidderminster Shuttle: SOLD ON eBAY: Elizabeth Mills’ MBE, which was auctioned for £149.

8:37am Thursday 10th April 2014

SOLD medals and an MBE belonging to Wyre Forest’s leading lady Elizabeth Mills will be presented back to the community thanks to her goddaughter.

Two remanded on Stourport robbery charge

Kidderminster Shuttle: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

5:11pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO men accused of robbing a vulnerable man at his Stourport home were remanded in custody after appearing in court.

Decision on Areley Kings Tesco Express delayed for site visit

Kidderminster Shuttle: PUB THREAT: Areley Kings' Londis Pantry Stores assistant manager Richard Taylor and residents Mark and Debbie Bywater. Picture: Phil Loach. 101432L.

12:35pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

COUNCILLORS were unable to come to a decision on an application which could lead to a Tesco Express store opening in Areley Kings.

Horsing around at Stourport care home

Kidderminster Shuttle: SPECIAL GUEST: Resident Sam Whitehouse, 91, with Rupert.

7:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

RESIDENTS at a Stourport care home were horsing around when a four-legged friend trotted along for a visit.

More cats poisoned in district

5:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

CATS are still being killed by anti-freeze in Wyre Forest, despite warnings, after two died from poisoning in Stourport, just days apart.

Two arrested after 'despicable' Stourport robbery

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

11:46am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A ROBBERY in Stourport in which thieves broke into the home of a vulnerable man has been described by police as "truly despicable".

Stourport Civic Society

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

At the last meeting Geoff Shaw described his involvement with the Burlish Camp Project His interest in the Camp started after he took parties on walks through the site. The Camp, built during WW2, once covered 105 acres.

Christ Church

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Sunday morning worship, with Rocks and Pebbles children’s groups, is at 10am, at Stourport Community Centre on Lower Lickhill Road DY13 8SB.

Cornerstone Family Church

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Cornerstone Family Church meets opposite Stourport High School in Minster Road, Stourport. Bible teaching and Sunday School every Sunday from 10.30am. Parent and toddlers are welcomed to join the church for parents and tots group, called Little Miracles every Monday morning from 10.30am.

Pen put to paper for Stourport Civic Centre revamp

Kidderminster Shuttle: NATIONAL RECOGNITION: John Caldwell, left, with John Holden outside Stourport's Civic Centre and Civic Hall. Picture: Phil Loach. 111409L.

6:30am Friday 4th April 2014

THE future of Stourport's Civic Centre and Hall has been secured after councils put pen to paper as refurbushment projects are due to get under way.

Saint Michael & All Angels Church

10:31am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The next joint Parish Lent course will be the Wednesday April 9 meeting in the parish room 7.30pm.

Stourport Wesley Methodist Church

10:29am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Sunday Morning Service at 10.30am. Preacher Mrs M Green.

2,000-strong petition opposes Areley Kings Tesco plans

Kidderminster Shuttle: PACKED MEETING: About 150 residents attended the debate at Areley Kings Village Hall on Monday.

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A PETITION signed by 2,000 people who oppose plans to turn an Areley Kings pub into a Tesco Express store has been handed to Stourport's mayor.

Boy, 17, dies after Stourport motorbike crash

12:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A 17-year-old boy has died after falling from a motorbike in Stourport.

Teen taking the plunge for charity close to her heart

Kidderminster Shuttle: TAKING PLUNGE: Molly Chance, who will be doing a sponsored skydive, pictured with her grandfather Keith Moore.

6:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A TEENAGER will be going to great heights for a cause that has supported her family since her grandfather was diagnosed with an incurable disease.

Astley Cross homes bid set for vote

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘No need’: Alan Smith, left, and Jamie Shaw by the proposed housing site which they say should not be approved. Picture: PHIL LOACH. 091302L.

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL bid to build 62 homes on an Astley Cross field is due to be decided.

National acclaim for Stourport business

Kidderminster Shuttle: SMELL OF SUCCESS: Emma Taylor, OFDA managing director Steve Harrop, Karl Bell from sponsors Nestle and Paul Liggins at the awards presentation.

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A FAMILY-owned Stourport business has won a prestigious national award.

Stourport pupil, 9, gives back to Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle: BEING SUPPORTIVE: Children's and family workers Basia Sheeran, left, and Jackie Turner with Megan Hoszko, centre.

6:50am Monday 31st March 2014

A NINE-year-old Stourport schoolgirl who has been receiving counselling from Kemp Hospice after her older sister died has been raising funds to give something back.

Stourport Tannery inferno recalled 50 years on

Kidderminster Shuttle: UP IN FLAMES: A picture of the blaze ripping through Stourport Tannery was printed in The Shuttle.

8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A FORMER Stourport factory worker has recalled a major fire which rocked the town half a century ago this year.

Wrigley Bear visits Stourport as part of Polio campaign

6:01am Saturday 29th March 2014

STOURPORT Rotary Club had an unusual visitor stop off for lunch on his way to the International Rotary Convention in Sydney.

Petition set up to open town recycling facilities

Kidderminster Shuttle: CLOSURE FEARS: John Aston at the Kidderminster recycling centre.

6:30am Friday 28th March 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that a recycling centre in Kidderminster closed for demolition works might not reopen.

Valentine raffle at Stourport bank raises funds for Kemp

Kidderminster Shuttle: DONATING MONEY: From left,  TSB personal banking manager Andreas Fatta, customer service manager Malcolm Dennick, customer service advisor Jayne Irish, Kemp Hospice fundraiser Elena Bloomfield and TSB customer service advisors Clair Andrews and Jayson She

7:50am Thursday 27th March 2014

A VALENTINE raffle at a Stourport bank raised more than £400 for Kemp Hospice.

Stourport Civic group take national stage

Kidderminster Shuttle: NATIONAL RECOGNITION: John Caldwell, left, with John Holden outside Stourport's Civic Centre and Civic Hall. Picture: Phil Loach. 111409L.

6:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

A THEATRE group created to save Stourport Civic Hall is to be plunged into the national spotlight when its chairman addresses an annual conference.

Stourport assistant quantity surveyor earns royal recognition

Kidderminster Shuttle: YOUNG ACHIEVER: Jonathan Baylie with the Duke of Gloucester.

6:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

AN assistant quantity surveyor from Stourport has been recognised in the Duke of Gloucester's Young Achievers Scheme.

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.

Courteous service at caravan dealership recognised

Kidderminster Shuttle: ONLY POLITE: Salop Leisure’s chairman Tony Bywater, right, receives the certificate from The National Campaign for Courtesy’s chairman Peter Foot.

6:40am Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE National Campaign for Courtesy has recognised a caravan dealership, which has a sales centre in Stourport, for its courtesy and standard of customer service.

Complete word of God comes to Stourport

Kidderminster Shuttle: Members of the Reduced Shakespeare Company

8:10am Monday 24th March 2014

THE word of God is coming to Stourport with a show of "jokes as old as Moses' toes and just as corny".

New Stourport Tesco superstore work set to start

Kidderminster Shuttle: TESCO PLANS: Simon Petar addresses a meeting about a different planned Tesco store.

8:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

THE long-awaited construction of a controversial new superstore in Stourport, already two years behind schedule, could start within weeks.

Stourport toilet set to shut to save money

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

A PUBLIC toilet in Stourport is set to close after its funding was withdrawn to save money.

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".

Stourport store raises £2.2k for good causes

6:40am Friday 21st March 2014

THE Original Factory Shop in Stourport has raised £2,245 for good causes thanks to its Make a Difference in Your Community charity campaign.

'Beautiful' Stourport girl, 7, died of natural causes, inquest hears

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'BEAUTIFUL GIRL': Nicole Murphy, 7, who died of natural causes triggered by chickenpox.

1:39pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE father of a "beautiful little girl" who died aged seven from a possible epileptic fit brought on by chickenpox, said he had "no idea" about the dangers of the virus.

Stourport firm admits failing to secure fencing which injured woman

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

10:22am Thursday 20th March 2014

A CONSTRUCTION company has admitted failing to adequately secure fencing around a temporary building site in Kidderminster town centre after high winds blew it over, severely injuring a woman.

Deadline extended for businesses to apply for flood relief funding

Kidderminster Shuttle: Bewdley flood barriers go up

8:52am Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE deadline for applying for funding grants of up to £3,000 for Wyre Forest businesses affected by the recent flooding has been extended.



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