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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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

Wolverley Floral Art Club

9:57am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Members enjoyed an interesting and delightful demonstration by Virginia Davis entitled “Treat, trash and treasures” and which included tips on how to treat both fresh and silk flowers.

Former Wolverley pupils needed for project

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

FORMER pupils of a Wolverley school are needed to take part in a special assembly where they will share their life experiences.

Wolverley WI

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

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

St John's Church

10:24am Thursday 11th September 2014

Sunday, September 14 at 11am – Worship 4 All with a special visit from “The Big Fish”. At 6.30pm, Evening Prayer.

Wolverley Floral Art Club

10:23am Thursday 11th September 2014

The club has had a busy year. In January, there was the annual meeting at which a new chairman was elected.

Grandads go back to school

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Monday 1st September 2014

FORMER schoolmates Barry Ensor and Mike Webster took a trip down memory lane to the Wolverley school they started at 60 years ago.

Wolverley head gives tips to new students

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE headteacher of a Wyre Forest school has given tips to children who are making the transition from primary school to secondary school next month.

Students get dream job experience

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS of Wolverley CE Secondary School have been experiencing their dream jobs as part of the school’s ambassador programme.

Colourful plant fair in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

GREEN-fingered residents of Wyre Forest are being encouraged to brighten up their gardens by the organisers of a horticultural event.

Wolverley's star teacher helps students gain top grades

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:19am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT was not just students celebrating the GCSE results at Wolverley CE Secondary School on Thursday.

GCSE results celebrated despite changes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HIGH-achieving Wyre Forest pupils are celebrating their GCSE results despite alterations made to the examinations this year.

Man exposes himself to teenage boy

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN exposed himself to a teenage boy in the park area of Kingsford Lane, Wolverley.

Fly-tipping fires extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:53pm Friday 15th August 2014

TWO fires involving fly-tipping in different areas of Wyre Forest had to be put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service over night.

Wolverley A level's 'significantly improved'

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:44am Friday 15th August 2014

THE amount of students achieving three or more A level results at Wolverley CE Secondary School has “significantly improved” on last year.

County A level figures improve

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

4:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE percentage of students passing their A levels across Worcestershire has increased.

Wyre Forest students celebrate exam results

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:56am Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS across Wyre Forest have been celebrating this morning after finding out their A level results.

Ammonia leak in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

5:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A FRIDGE had to be removed from a property in Wolverley this morning by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service after it was leaking refrigerant ammonia.

Students trek for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

STUDENTS at Wolverley CE Secondary School trekked their way to raising more than £1,000 for charity.

School's memorial reading zone receives financial boost

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PUPILS of a Kidderminster school were presented with a cheque for more than £500 from the town’s B&Q store.

New community allotments to open in Wolverley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

WOLVERLEY Allotments Society has signed a lease with Wolverley Parish Council for a two-and-a-half acre plot to develop into a community allotment.

Wolverley pupils celebrate end of exams with prom night

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PUPILS at Wolverley CE Secondary School celebrated completing their GCSE exams by organising their own Ace of Spades-themed school prom.

Wolverley WI

10:39am Friday 25th July 2014

July meeting began with Jerusalem accompanied by Jean on the piano so kindly donated by Jose before she leaves for pastures new.

Former local lad picked to guard Commonwealth baton

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER Wolverley CE Secondary School pupil is guarding the Queen’s Baton on its relay around Scotland as part of this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Fundraiser in memory of chef gets players on ball

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Monday 21st July 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE five-a-side football tournament in honour of Jordan Guise, the 21-year-old Kidderminster chef found dead in France after inhaling nitrous oxide, raised almost £2,000.

Talent show finalist visits school on her birthday

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Friday 18th July 2014

A BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalist spent her 80th birthday telling students at Wolverley CE Secondary School about ambition and self-belief.

Wolverley celebrates fair in the sunshine

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

THOUSANDS of Wolverley residents turned out in the sunshine on Saturday afternoon to attend the village’s annual carnival and fete.

Young musicians to perform at first ever Franche Fest

Kidderminster Shuttle: BETTER BY DESIGN: From left, back, Ian Barton, Val Weddell-Hall, teacher Amanda Fassnidge and Brintons' senior designer Jane Bradley-Bain. Front, Tara Field, Poppy Britton-Gray, Josh Hughes and Thomas Schofield.

6:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

YOUNG musicians from across Wyre Forest will showcase their songwriting talent at the first ever Franche Fest and Barbecue this Friday (July 4) at Franche Community Primary School.

Pigs move in to secondary school

Kidderminster Shuttle: NATURE PROJECT: Headteacher Bryn Thomas with his namesake Bryn the piglet.

6:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A NEW arrival on campus has created a stir at Wolverley CE Secondary School.

Home is where the award is for Wolverley architect

Kidderminster Shuttle: RAISING ROOF: Andrea Millner, centre, with, from left, Anna Thompson, director of training for Local Authority Building Control (LABC), Mark Brooks, product manager, Web Dynamics, The Drift project client Sadie Dykes and LABC president David Darlington.

6:20am Thursday 26th June 2014

WOLVERLEY architect Andrea Millner raised the roof as she clinched a top award for her work.

Hall project looking for residents’views

Kidderminster Shuttle: DEVELOPMENTS: Project want views on the future of Wolverley Memorial Hall, which was built in 1961.

6:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

RESIDENTS of Wolverley are being invited to attend a public meeting to discuss the future developments of the village’s memorial hall.

‘Wow factor’ architect’s designs are up for awards

Kidderminster Shuttle: WOW FACTOR: Andrea Millner celebrates outside her home in Wolverley.

6:30am Friday 20th June 2014

WOLVERLEY architect Andrea Millner has designs on a top prize after two of her "wow factor" projects were shortlisted in a national award scheme.

St John's Church

10:14am Thursday 19th June 2014

Sunday, June 22, the church celebrates the birth of namesake St John the Baptist with Morning Prayer with Ian Strongman at 11am and a tea at 5pm and Songs of Praise at 6.30pm. All welcome.

Dana Baker carer speaks of family's pain at youngster's tragic suicide

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

8:11am Thursday 5th June 2014

THE foster carer that troubled schoolgirl Dana Baker took to calling “mum” has told The Shuttle of her family’s pain at the youngster’s tragic suicide and her hopes social services will “listen and improve” after the damning findings of an inquest.

Dana Baker tragedy - background

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Super bright, witty, a beautiful, sporty, artistic and musical all-rounder, Dana Baker should have had the world at her feet.

Dana Baker - Countdown to tragedy

Kidderminster Shuttle: Troubled childhood: Dana Baker.

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

December 2008: Dana, then aged 14 and a pupil at Wolverley CE Secondary School, reveals to school nurses that she is in a relationship with her karate instructor, Jaspal Riat, aged in his 40s. But she later retracts that and, after an investigation by police and social services, no action is taken.

Dana Baker helped spark shake-up of social services in Worcestershire

Kidderminster Shuttle: TRAGIC TEEN: Dana Baker was found dead in 2011 aged 16.

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Tragic Dana Baker put forward her own ideas about how to improve the care of foster children before she died - helping to spark a £5.5 million shake-up of Worcestershire County Council social services for young people.

System failed tragic Dana Baker at 'every level' - coroner

Kidderminster Shuttle: Troubled childhood: Dana Baker.

4:13pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Social workers could have taken ‘simple steps’ to save schoolgirl Dana Baker from hanging herself – and their failure to do so breached the teenager’s human right to life, a coroner has ruled.

Wolverley WI

9:17am Friday 23rd May 2014

The WI met on May 12 for the annual Resolutions meeting and welcomed a speaker on Dragon Boating.

National prize presented to inspirational teachers

Kidderminster Shuttle: EXCEPTIONAL TEACHER: Kerry Poole of Wolverley CE Secondary School with her award. 211410MH.

6:10am Friday 23rd May 2014

TWO teachers in Kidderminster have won prestigious teaching awards.

Dana's parents 'devastated' when she said she did not want to go home

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

6:20am Thursday 22nd May 2014

THE devastated parents of "beautiful and loving" schoolgirl Dana Baker - who was found hanged after 18 months in foster homes - believe she might still be alive if her care placements had been better managed.

Dana may have been 'lost in chaos' of overstretched social workers team

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

8:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

DISTRAUGHT sixth former Dana Baker may well have been "lost in the chaos" of an overstretched new team of social workers, it was admitted at the inquest into the 16-year-old’s death.

Social worker shouted at Dana Baker on day she hanged herself inquest told

Kidderminster Shuttle: TRAGIC TEEN: Dana Baker was found dead in 2011 aged 16.

9:07am Friday 16th May 2014

A SENIOR social worker shouted at 16-year-old Dana Baker in a "loud, angry and horrendous" telephone conversation on the day she hanged herself, a former colleague claimed at an inquest.

Tragic teen 'liked to create drama' inquest told

Kidderminster Shuttle: FOUND HANGED: Dana Baker.

2:03pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

A WORCESTERSHIRE County Council social worker thought tragic 16-year-old Dana Baker "liked to create a drama and get everyone running round after her", it was claimed in an inquest.



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