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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.

Postman raises £4k with cycle

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A POSTMAN from Dunley will be delivering more than £4,000 to charity after completing a bike ride between London and Paris.

Pupils go back to the future

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

TO mark the first month of their new headteacher’s reign, pupils at a Stourport school have been speculating about its future.

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.

Frustration as re-opening of Civic Theatre Hall is delayed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THIS week was meant to herald a new dawn for entertainment in Stourport with the re-opening of the Civic Theatre Hall.

Teenage duo take to the skies for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 26th September 2014

TWO Stourport teenagers have raised more than £2,000 for St Richard’s Hospice after jumping out of a plane thousands of feet above the ground.

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.

Stourport's Tesco store finally opens

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:58pm Thursday 25th September 2014

STOURPORT’S new Tesco store was officially opened this morning with a little help from a 99-year-old former employee.

Tree fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CONIFER trees which were alight in Chiltern Close, Great Witley, were put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

Car parking a big problem – council

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

PARKING problems in the centre of Stourport was a topic high on the agenda of this month’s Stourport Town Council meeting.

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.

Choir celebrate 50 years with concert

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

CLASSICAL music fans are being invited to an anniversary performance of Stourport Choral at Wesley Methodist Church on Saturday (September 27).

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.

Stourport care home hosting dementia information session

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WYRE Forest residents who would like to know how to help others living with dementia have been invited to attend an information session tomorrow.

Roar with the family at wide range of activities

Kidderminster Shuttle: OUTDOOR FUN: Discover plants and animals at Bishops Wood.

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ACTIVITIES are being organised by The Friends of Bishops Wood for people of all ages to learn more about the earth and the latest discoveries of dinosaurs and other fossils.

Stourport car chase driver locked up

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:16pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A 20-year-old driver who led police on a dangerous chase through the centre of a Worcestershire town and then claimed his car had been stolen has been locked up.

The Shuttle comes to life

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

A STOURPORT shop owner has found a different use for her latest copy of The Shuttle.

Questions raised over Stourport car park safety

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FUEL and oil tanks underneath a new Stourport car park could cause explosions or fires, according to a mechanic whose garage used to be based on the site.

First-class student gives advice to school leavers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STOURPORT man who recently achieved a first class degree from his university is giving advice to school leavers who did not achieve top grades.

Long-term unemployed celebrate Tesco jobs

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than 40 previously unemployed people have been given jobs at Stourport’s new Tesco development in Severn Road.

Artist realises dream of gallery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A STOURPORT teacher and artist is following her lifetime dream by opening a new art gallery and coffee shop in the town.

Mayor’s feast for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Mayor of Stourport is inviting friends, colleagues and Wyre Forest residents to an Indian feast to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Vernon Hall Free Church

1:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

The Harvest Festival Service at will be on September 14 at 11am and will be conducted by the Rev Philip Keaney and Joan Keaney.

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.

Canal day to explore the town’s heritage in depth

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

VISITORS to Stourport Canal Basins this weekend will be able to learn more about the role of the historic Georgian area in the development of the town.

Cornerstone Family Church

10:22am Thursday 11th September 2014

The church meets opposite Stourport High School in Minster Road, Stourport, for praise and worship, Bible teaching and Sunday School every Sunday from 10.30am.

Mother – and baby – thwart dognappers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A YOUNG mum was dragged along by a car as she snatched her puppy back from dognappers - while holding her baby daughter.

Stourport Carnival 'the best ever'

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE 89th annual Stourport Carnival was described as the best ever by organisers after thousands of people ascended onto the streets of the town.

Fantastic year for dragonflies

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DRAGONFLIES and damselflies are thriving at a Wyre Forest nature reserve this year thanks to favourable conditions.

Resident hosts her own garden party for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A STOURPORT woman has raised more than £1,500 for mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer which is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos.

County museum opens its doors for free

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ENTRY to the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle will be free of charge on Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 from 11am to 5pm, as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

Stourport residents invited to charity coffee morning


6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Stourport have been invited to a coffee and cake morning to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Gran's tears as she conquers mountain

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Monday 8th September 2014

GRANNIE Cora O'Mahony is on top of the world after making it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Church to commemorate war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

WILDEN All Saints church near Stourport will honour the heroes of the First World War by holding a commemorative evening of song.

Tesco constructors hit the road with health advice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Sunday 7th September 2014

THE constructor of the new Tesco superstore in Stourport has been hammering home the importance of occupational health to its staff and local community.

Litter pick campaign comes to an end

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Sunday 7th September 2014

MEMBERS of Wyre Forest's UKIP branch have completed their month of litter picks throughout the area.

Youth choir wows audiences in Prague

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Saturday 6th September 2014

WYRE Forest Young Voices has completed a “hugely successful” concert tour to Prague.

Horse riding volunteers reined in

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A plea for volunteers to help young disabled riders into the saddle has reined in an "amazing response".

Carpenter helps to restore historic canal boat cabin

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Friday 5th September 2014

WORK to restore Bramble, the historic working canal boat moored in Stourport, is now close to completion thanks to help from a local carpenter.

Dunley woman died after fall, court concludes

Kidderminster Shuttle: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

4:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A DUNLEY woman died as a result of falling down the stairs, a coroners court has concluded.

Final preparations are being made for Stourport Carnival

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to line the streets of Stourport for the town’s 89th carnival.

Recycling centre re-opens to public

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

DISTRICT councillors have celebrated the re-opening of Kidderminster Household Recycling Centre (HRC) by Worcestershire County Council, labelling it “excellent news for local residents”.

Stourport kitchen fire extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

10:10am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A FIRE in the kitchen of a Stourport home was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service late last night.

Stourport teenager has a faultless test

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A STOURPORT teenager is celebrating after not just passing his driving test but passing it faultlessly.

Railway apprenticeships open for applicants

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TRAINING company is calling for young people interested in a career on the railways to sign up to its apprenticeship programme.

Allotment group appeals for funding

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORK to create an allotment area for disabled and elderly people in a Wyre Forest village has come to a standstill due to a lack of funding.

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”.


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