New care directory launched

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

6:40am Friday 31st October 2014

A NEW directory which provides information about care choices across Worcestershire has been released.

Worcestershire AV

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

The group held their main October meeting with a visit from Howard Bagshaw, Chairman of the Royal Photographic AV Group .Howard demonstrated to members and friends the Programme Pictures to EXE.

Course explores the Christian faith

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

WYRE Forest Christians have completed a course designed to relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.

Final funds are still on offer

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

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE is still time for Wyre Forest groups to apply for funding to help with community initiatives.

Every Number You Need Information Guide needs you!

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:28pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NEWSQUEST, the company that owns The Shuttle, is currently in the process of compiling this year's Every Number You Need Information Guides and is appealing for local groups and organisations from Wyre Forest to get in touch.

Stay safe this bonfire night

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being urged by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service to stay safe this bonfire night.

Wolverley teacher wins national award

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WOLVERLEY educator has been named as the Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School at the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards.

Fun learning festival for the whole family

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

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WYRE Forest libraries are taking part in the National Family Learning Festival on Saturday, November 1.

Wolverley WI

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

October 13 was another excellent turn out from Wolverley WI members – despite wet and windy weather – for a fascinating talk on the amazing work of medical detection dogs.

Free business advice and funding at networking breakfasts

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

6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

BUSINESSES across Wyre Forest can gain access to valuable advice and funded support at a free network breakfast meeting in Kidderminster.

Leisure centre to host spooky Halloween party

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 26th October 2014

SPOOKY events will be taking place at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre on Wednesday (October 29) during its annual Halloween party.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

There will be a 9 mile walk on Sunday meeting 9.30 am at New Road car park by Aldi, then starting the walk from Clifton upon Teme village hall WR6 6 DN around 10.30. Call Hermine on 07715 449004 for more details.

Lighten Up your house to deter burglars

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being encouraged to keep their homes safe and secure during the darker months.

St John's Church

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

October 26 at 11am Morning Prayer led by Fleur Bradley and at 6.30pm ‘Service of Remembrance and Reflection’ led by Revd Jan Ashton, for all those who are bereaved.

Add your voice to charity fundraiser

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CHOIRS from across Wyre Forest are invited to take part in a vocal event at Webbs Garden Centre to raise money for the county’s hospices.

Leisure centre staff wear it pink

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STAFF at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre are ditching their normal uniform tomorrow (October 24) as part of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Funding helps charity's new scheme

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WYRE Forest family support charity has secured funding to pilot an intensive service for families whose child has additional developmental needs.

Couples make history with SVR weddings

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIVE couples have made history this year, by becoming the first to tie the knot at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Workshop helps support fund applications

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ORGANISATIONS in Wyre Forest have received a helping hand in their applications through the Big Lottery Fund.

Thousands of potholes filled but more still to be done

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

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MORE than 19,000 potholes have been repaired across Worcestershire this year after the County Council was awarded £3.3 million from the Government.

BBC journalist gives students 'captivating' talk

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A RENOWNED BBC journalist, producer and TV executive gave a “captivating” talk about ambition to sixth form students at Wolverley CE Secondary School.

West Midland Bird Club

10:35am Thursday 16th October 2014

On October 22 at 7pm we welcome back Nick Martin who will give his pictorial talk entitiled “The history of birds of prey” from Merlins to Eagles.

Crime drop in North Worcestershire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CRIME in North Worcestershire has decreased by 6.3 per cent from last year according to the latest figures released by the North Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership (NWCSP).

Young people encouraged to chat about books

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

6:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LIBRARIES across Wyre Forest are taking part in Chatterbooks week which aims to encourage young people to exchange their ideas about books.

Town Hall event aims to stop hate crime

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A HATE free county is being campaigned for throughout Wyre Forest as part of the national Hate Crime Awareness Week.

New phone number for district council services

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WYRE Forest District Council has launched a new direct dial phone number where residents can call to speak to the operators of the council’s “front line” services.

UCAS application dealine looming

Kidderminster Shuttle: UCAS logo

6:20am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WYRE Forest students hoping to become doctors, dentists or vets have until tomorrow evening to submit a completed UCAS application.

Two businesses have tourism award hopes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Wyre Forest businesses have been announced as finalists in the 2014 Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence.

Residents helped to Get Online

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

6:40am Monday 13th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are receiving support from Worcestershire County Council to get online as it hosts free sessions to help people make the internet work for them.

Tackling mental health problems

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

6:20am Monday 13th October 2014

MORE than 60 new cases of a serious mental health condition are diagnosed in Worcestershire every year, according to estimates.

Energy advice surgery at town hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

ENERGY experts will be offering free advice to Wyre Forest residents on all energy related matters during a surgery at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Pupils perform at Royal Albert Hall

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

WYRE Forest students were part of a 600-strong Centenary Chorus where youth choirs from across Europe performed at a special First World War memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Fundraiser is going sober throughout October

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Saturday 11th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER leisure centre manager is taking part in the national Go Sober campaign to help support Macmillan Cancer Support.

Local Government and school staff strike susupended

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:48am Friday 10th October 2014

INDUSTRIAL action by local Government and school support workers which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 14, has been suspended.

Unison NHS workers join strike action

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

NHS workers who are members of the traded union Unison will be joining their GMB counterparts in a four hour strike over pay on Monday morning.

"Outstanding" hat-trick for couple's business

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Friday 10th October 2014

WOLVERLEY couple Debbi and Andy Gould are celebrating a hat-trick for their chain of children's nurseries.

Health workers back Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit

Kidderminster Shuttle: Greenwich Stoptober Roadshow

6:20am Friday 10th October 2014

HEALTH workers in Wyre Forest are encouraging the community to stop smoking as part of the national Stoptober campaign.

Heartbreak over grave

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE heartbroken parents of tragic Dana Baker, the 16-year-old from Wolverley who committed suicide after being sexually abused by a karate instructor, have spoken of their pain of seeing her grave repeatedly plundered and vandalised.

Diarist the topic of history talk

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

WYRE Forest Historical Research Group’s next monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 14, at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Wyre Forest residents urged to register to vote

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 8th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Wyre Forest who are not registered to vote will receive a visit from Wyre Forest District Council in the next few weeks.

Young people to receive employment advice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

YOUNG people with an interest in politics are being invited to an event where they can discuss the issues which directly affect themselves and other young people of the area.

Wombles help with big tidy up

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:44am Tuesday 7th October 2014

PUPILS from a Bewdley school have joined forces with the Wombles to help clean up Wyre Forest.

Pupil equals world record at open day

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 6th October 2014

STUDENTS at a Wolverley school attempted to be record breakers at their latest open days.

Stepping out for "Silver Sunday"

Kidderminster Shuttle: Palmers Green & Southgate U3A

6:40am Monday 6th October 2014

OVER 50s from Wyre Forest, their families, friends and carers are being invited to celebrate "Silver Sunday" - by joining in a guided walk along the River Severn.

Get a grant to Grow Wild

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 6th October 2014

WYRE Forest organisations and communities are being invited to apply for funding as part of a national campaign to transform local areas by sowing and growing UK native plants.

Safari goes spooky for its yearly event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

THINGS are going bump in the night at West Midland Safari Park during the attractions fifth annual Spooky Spectacular.

Britain and Germany unite in WW1 commemoration service

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 5th October 2014

A FIRST World War commemoration service was held by the chairman of Wyre Forest District Council at St Mary and All Saints Church, Kidderminster.

Bash to raise money for local animal help

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

LIVE music, fish and chips and a charity auction will all be part of the RSPCA Kidderminster and District Branch’s Autumn Bash in November.

National Trust

11:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

The new season of indoor meetings got off to a fine start with a talk by Captain William Wells at Trinity Methodist Church in Kidderminster.

Explorer to talk at charity fundraiser

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A WORLD-renowned explorer is giving a talk on the hundreds of adventures he has experienced to help raise money for the Wyre Forest Cancer Research UK group.



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