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”.

Wyre Forest Friendship Centre

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

The meeting opened with the sad news of the death of David Hill. David had been a long serving member of the committee and was responsible for many of the early outings and holidays so enjoyed by members.

Wolverley WI

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

The WI will next meet on Monday April 14 at 7.30pm in Wolverley Memorial Hall. The speaker will be Richard Perrins on ‘Bewdley - A riverside town’.The competition for this meeting will be to make an Easter card.

St John the Baptist Church

2:38pm Thursday 10th April 2014

On Sunday, April 13 at 11am Worship 4 All on Palm Sunday (there may be a visiting donkey).

Drakelow Tunnels to open its doors

Kidderminster Shuttle: TAKING A TOUR: Visitors will be able to see Drakelow Tunnels for a one-off event.

7:50am Monday 7th April 2014

DRAKELOW Tunnels will be opening its doors to visitors for a special Easter open day.

Worcestershire AV

11:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

The AGM was held on Wednesday, March 19 with the committee being re-elected en bloc.

British Sugarcraft Guild

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The monthly meeting will be held at Stourport Community Centre, Memorial Park, Lickhill Road, Stourport on Thursday, April 10 at 7.30pm when Stephanie Morrison will be making chocolates and it is anticipated that there will be sampling.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

There will be a presentation by Jason Curtis of “Wildlife on your doorstep”

Wyre Forest Ramblers

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The group will be having an 8 mile walk around Cound on Sunday, meeting at 10am.

St John's Church

10:32am Thursday 3rd April 2014

April 6 at 11am Holy Communion led by Rev Rose Lawley and at 6pm at St Mary’s ‘The Cross of Christ’ music for Passiontide with three combined choirs, retiring collection.

Garden designer gets grubby for charity race

Kidderminster Shuttle: TOP FOUR: Ben Harrison, 23, is in the running to be named Garden Designer of the Year.

7:10am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A GARDEN designer from Wolverley will be getting grubby when he takes part in a military-style 12km obstacle course race for charity.

WW1 plaque unveiled at Wolverley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: REMEMBER THEM: Poetry competition winner Connor Rook, 16, with Kidderminster Royal British Legion secretary Peter Dunn.

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

A PLAQUE has been unveiled at Wolverley CE Secondary School commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Wolverley woman wants answers from hospital after two 'lost' years

Kidderminster Shuttle: NEEDING ANSWERS: Carole and John Bates.

6:30am Thursday 20th March 2014

AN active Wolverley woman nicknamed 'the roadrunner' is appealing to doctors to explain why she went into hospital with a stomach problem and came out unable to walk.

Diabetes UK

6:00am Monday 17th March 2014

There is an AGM on Wednesday, March 19 7.30pm at Kidderminster Hospital Treatment Centre, Education Rooms, Bewdley Road. Entry, refreshments and car parking are all free.

U3A

5:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

The monthly meeting will be in Kidderminster Town Hall at 2pm, onMonday March 17.

Wyre Forest Lacemakers

12:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

An Extraordinary General Meeting will be included on Tuesday, March 18 at St Michael`s Church Hall,Stourport on Severn at 7.30pm.

First mobile PACT meeting in Cookley

11:40am Friday 14th March 2014

THE first mobile PACT (Partners and Communities Together) event in Cookley and Wolverley will be taking place tomorrow.

Wolverley WI

10:00am Friday 14th March 2014

The ladies meet on the second Monday of each month at 7.30pm in Wolverley Memorial Hall.

Wyre Forest Friendship Centre

8:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Tony began the meeting by thanking Brenda for organising the meal at the “Brasserie” .

British Sugarcraft Guild

1:26pm Thursday 13th March 2014

The monthly meeting is at Stourport Community Centre, Memorial Park, Lickhill Road, Stourport tonight at 7.30pm when Tatsiana Bagnal will be demonstrating how to make a cute jungle animal in edible materials.

St John's Church

1:25pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Sunday March 16 at 11am Communion Service and at 6.30pm Part 2 of A cross the World’ for the Lent series.

Severn Side Ramblers

9:47am Thursday 6th March 2014

A walk around the Waseley Hills Country Park has been organised for March 8, meeting at the Memorial Park Gates, Park Avenue, Stourport, at 9.30am.

Worcestershire AV

9:46am Thursday 6th March 2014

Many congratulations to Barbara Jones for her excellent entry to this years Peter Frampton Competition. Members were given 35 photos they could choose from and could also include up to 5 of their own, to make a sequence for this Annual competition.

Best Foot Forward

2:00pm Friday 28th February 2014

The group’s next long walk will be from Habberley Valley. Anyone wishing to join should meet in the Habberley Valley car park for a 10am start on Saturday March 1.

National Trust

11:04am Thursday 27th February 2014

The centre’s AGM took place at Blakedown Parish Rooms on February 11. President David Brown, chaired the meeting. He welcomed those present, a good attendance despite the miserable weather.

St John's Church

11:04am Thursday 27th February 2014

March 2 at 11am Holy Communion led by Rev Jan Ashton.

Wolverley students promote internet safety

Kidderminster Shuttle: SAFETY FIRST: Michael Harrison, year 8, left and Jordan Neill, year 9 with their posters.

6:20am Monday 24th February 2014

STUDENTS at Wolverley CE Secondary School took part in Safer Internet Day by creating posters that will be displayed around the school.

Wyre Forest Lacemakers

12:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

The next meeting is on February 18 at St Michaels Church Hall, Stourport on Severn at 7.30pm. A general meeting will be included in our March meeting with an amendment to the constitution.

Wyre Forest Historical Research Group

12:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

The next meeting is on February 18 in the Corn Exchange at Kidderminster Town Hall, starting at 2pm. The speaker will be Max Keen, who will be talking about Richard III.

Wyre Forest U3A

10:00am Friday 14th February 2014

The monthly meeting will be held in Kidderminster Town Hall at 2pm, on February 17.

Wyre Forest Friendship Centre

10:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Fifty members gathered at La Brasserie in Kidderminster for the New Year lunch. After the meal Tony proposed a vote of thanks to the committee for the organisation of the meal and the staff of the Brasserie for their excellent service.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

10:00am Friday 14th February 2014

The group will be having a seven-mile snowdrop walk around Glebe Farm, Stone DY10 4AN.

British Sugarcraft Guild

11:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

The monthly meeting at Stourport Community Centre Memorial Park, Lickhill Road on February 13 at 7.30pm when Di Brothwell will be demonstrating how to make a passion flower using edible materials.

Severn Side Ramblers

3:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

A walk of about eight miles duration around Kinver has been organised for February 9.

Transitions Network

10:16am Thursday 6th February 2014

There will be a free film ‘In Transition’ telling the inspiring story of transition towns, a grassroots network of communities seeking ways to build local resilience in response to peak oil, climate change and economic instability.

Wolverley WI

10:15am Thursday 6th February 2014

The WI enjoyed their annual new year dinner at the Lock.

New headteacher appointed at Wolverley school

Kidderminster Shuttle: New role: Bryn Thomas has been appointed headteacher at Wolverley CE Secondary School.

6:50am Tuesday 4th February 2014

A NEW headteacher has been appointed at Wolverley CE Secondary School following the departure of Richard North after five years in the job.

Wolverley WI

9:39am Thursday 23rd January 2014

The WI met for the first time in 2014 on January 13. The programme got off to a great start and Diane Campbell gave a very engaging and insightful talk on her life in television. The usual book stall and raffle took place and Anita won the photograph competition.

Wyre Forest U3A

10:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

The monthly meeting is at Kidderminster Town Hall 2pm, on January 20. The speaker will be Robin Hill, who will present a talk, My Personal Choice of Objects, People and Places from 30 years of Working in Museums.

Wyre Forest Canoe Club

10:00am Friday 17th January 2014

The club is a long established and dynamic canoe and kayaking club based in the grounds of Bewdley High School adjacent to the River Severn.

West Midland Bird Club

9:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Gerry Griffiths will present his illustrated talk entitled The Falklands on January 22, at 7.30pm, at St Oswalds Church Centre, Broadwaters, Kidderminster.

Wyre Forest Lacemakers

9:37am Thursday 16th January 2014

The next meeting will be on January 21 at St.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

9:35am Thursday 16th January 2014

The group will be having a seven mile walk from The Lost Gate and The River Arrow meeting 10am at New Road car park by Aldi, in Kidderminster, or at the start of the walk at the junction of Castle Road and Wickham Road, Studley B80 7AJ street parking grid ref. SPO74637. Bring a packed lunch. Call Clive on 07824 549368.

Wyre Forest Citizen's Advice

9:36am Thursday 16th January 2014

Volunteers are now being recruited as Community Health & Wellbeing Buddies, a unique opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives.

Land Rover stolen from Wolverley driveway

Kidderminster Shuttle: Use of tasers by West Mercia Police falls

12:44pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

AN OFF-road 4x4 car has been stolen from a driveway at a home in Wolverley.

Wolverley amputee was left 'freezing' in clinic

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'Terrible': William Jones has complained about his care at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:50am Friday 20th December 2013

A DOUBLE amputee from Wolverley says he was left unable to sleep as he was moved from a ward to a “freezing” clinic at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

9:54am Thursday 19th December 2013

On December 22 there will be a six mile walk in the Severn Valley - meet 10am at New Road car park by Aldi in Kidderminster then start the walk from the Hampton Loade National Trust car park (£1) around 10.30 grid ref SO747865 opposite the River and Rail pub.

Wolverley WI

9:53am Thursday 19th December 2013

December 9 was the Christmas meeting. The talk was on the life of Buddy Holly .

Wolverley and Cookley poppy appeal on track to hit £7.5k target

Kidderminster Shuttle: Volunteers needed for Watford Poppy appeal

7:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

POPPY appeal organisers in Wolverley and Cookley have praised the generosity of residents as they edge towards matching last year’s fund-raising total.

Worcestershire AV Group

4:38pm Thursday 5th December 2013

‘A kind of magic’ was the title for November meeting taken by Peter Siviter EFIAP.



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