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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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wolverley WI

4:37pm Thursday 5th December 2013

David Slater will be talking about ‘Life and times of Buddy Holly’ at the meeting on Monday, December 9.

Drakelow Tunnels: Volunteers amazed by drugs discovery

Kidderminster Shuttle: Historic: Drakelow Tunnels.

8:02am Thursday 28th November 2013

A VOLUNTEER from a group set up to maintain and renovate Drakelow Tunnels says he is “more surprised than anyone” after police discovered a cannabis farm at the site.

Drakelow Tunnels: Neighbours 'shocked and stunned' by events

Kidderminster Shuttle: Historic: Drakelow Tunnels.

7:59am Thursday 28th November 2013

A USUALLY quiet and secluded area was disturbed by a flurry of police activity as officers swooped on Drakelow Tunnels in Wolverley, where a cannabis farm had been discovered underground.

Wolverley WI

3:07pm Thursday 21st November 2013

The president stood down and a joint presidency was announced after the AGM.

Wyre Forest towns to honour our war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Town tribute: Last year’s Remembrance Sunday event in Kidderminster. Picture: COLIN HILL.

6:30am Friday 8th November 2013

REMEMBRANCE Sunday services and parades across towns in Wyre Forest and South Shropshire will fall silent to honour those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Twenty Wyre Forest bus services face the chop

6:50am Thursday 7th November 2013

TWENTY bus services are facing the chop in Wyre Forest after Worcestershire County Council plans to scrap a £3 million taxpayer’s subsidy for public transport.

Wolverley WI

11:00am Monday 4th November 2013

The group will hold its AGM on Monday, November 11 at 7.30pm.

Callow Hill teen's career boost benefits Wolverley nursery

Kidderminster Shuttle: Practical experience: Amy Edwards reads to Oscar Phillips at Sebright Cygnets Nursery. 441310MH

6:20am Tuesday 29th October 2013

COMMUNITY leaders have helped launch a teenager’s career while benefiting a Wolverley nursery.

Motivated to learn key skills

Kidderminster Shuttle: Walking tall: Students with their certificates.

10:00am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

THIS is the second year that students from Wolverley and Baxter College have joined forces to successfully participate in the Walk like a Warrior project, held at the Worcester Warriors’ ground.

Our lively music department keeps rocking all year round

Kidderminster Shuttle: Mr Popular: Up and coming pop star Ben Montague.

1:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

MUSIC is not just a powerful form of communication, it also adds colour and vibrancy to our world. And here at Wolverley our music department is a veritable rainbow of different colours, thanks to the immense variety of sounds emanating from our rock bands, singers, orchestra, junk and samba bands.

Transport costs boost

10:00am Wednesday 16th October 2013

IT was with some dismay that we learned that the main providers of our bus transport – on which many of our students depend for travel to and from school – intend increasing their fares.

Jack makes poignant trip to Drakelow Tunnels after 71 years

Kidderminster Shuttle: Good memories: The air intake shaft that Jack Shutts helped to build. Photos: MICHAEL SCOTT.

7:00am Thursday 26th September 2013

EIGHTY-seven-year-old Jack Shutts made a poignant return to Drakelow Tunnels - his first visit in 71 years to the Second World War aero engine factory he helped to build at the age of 15.

Wolverley nursery children to perform at Harvest festival

7:30am Tuesday 24th September 2013

NURSERY children in Wolverley will be performing at a Harvest festival service at St John the Baptist Church.

Driver speeding from Wolverley fled crash scene court hears

7:10am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A DRIVER speeding from Wolverly smashed into another car at high speed after failing to slow down when he reached a junction, seriously injuring the people inside.

All's fair in love and marriage for diamond couple

Kidderminster Shuttle: n tune: Aubrey and Beryl Tipping, who are celebrating their diamond wedding, with their street organ.

8:10am Monday 16th September 2013

FUN at the fair led to a lifetime of love for a Wolverley couple who have celebrated 60 years of wedded bliss.

Kidderminster accountant figures it out with top international exam results

Kidderminster Shuttle: Credit to firm: Trainee accountant: Ben Powell receives his award notification from Ballards' founder and senior partner Bill Ballard.

6:40am Wednesday 11th September 2013

A KIDDERMINSTER accounts trainee has attained the highest exam results internationally in the ACA (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales) taxation module.

Wolverley WI

10:16am Thursday 5th September 2013

‘101 children – experiences of a foster carer’ will be the topic for the speaker at the meeting on Monday, September 9 at 7.30pm.

Parish council says 'no' to Drakelow Tunnels museum

7:20am Thursday 5th September 2013

PLANS for a museum, gift shop and cafe at the Drakelow Tunnels site should be refused according to Wolverley and Cookley parish councillors.

Wolverley WI

1:00pm Saturday 31st August 2013

After a sunny summer break, members are looking forward to meeting again on Monday, September 9.

Wolverley fireworks party upsets neighbours

6:00am Friday 30th August 2013

LOUD fireworks and late-night music at a company party in Wolverley caused a stir across Wyre Forest with many residents disrupted but others enjoying the display.

Museum is 'best idea' to save Drakelow Tunnels

Kidderminster Shuttle: Engineering feat: The tunnels took 2,000 men 15 months to complete. Pictures: DRAKELOW TUNNELS.

7:30am Thursday 29th August 2013

A VOLUNTEER helping to renovate Drakelow Tunnels said a museum will benefit the community for “generations to come”.

Drakelow Tunnels: From vital war role to ghost hunts

Kidderminster Shuttle: Underground: Workers making aero engines at the Drakelow factory during the Second World War.

6:40am Saturday 24th August 2013

Shuttle reporter Becky Carr charts the fascinating history of Drakelow Tunnels in Wolverley after plans were drawn up for a museum to commemorate the Second World War aero engine factory.

Calls for residents to fight Drakelow Tunnels plan

Kidderminster Shuttle: Against proposals: Pat Cartwright says the plans ignore Tree Preservation Orders by her cottage.

6:40am Friday 23rd August 2013

CALLS have been made for Wolverley residents to fight proposals to create a museum and build six houses at the Drakelow Tunnels site.

Fancy dress fundraising event in Wolverley raises £250

Kidderminster Shuttle: In the family: Clockwise from top left, Rachel Tucker, Martin Tucker, Oliver Tucker and Gabriel Tucker, of Bewdley.

10:16am Monday 12th August 2013

A FANCY dress fundraising evening in Wolverley raised £250 for two charities.

Riot vans and tractors transport students to prom

Kidderminster Shuttle: Prom queen: Wolverley student Hannah Cornish.

7:20am Wednesday 17th July 2013

VINTAGE cars, riot vans and tractors transported year 11 students to their school proms in Wyre Forest.

Appeal for volunteers at Wolverley fancy dress fundraiser

6:40am Sunday 14th July 2013

A FANCY dress fundraising evening will take place for three charities in Wolverley.

Wolverley student set for close shave at Kidderminster summer fair

Kidderminster Shuttle: Close shave: Lucy Sly, left and Cub Erin Bell, 10. Picture: Colin Hill.

10:40am Friday 12th July 2013

IT will be a close shave for a fund-raising Wolverley High School pupil during a Kidderminster summer fair.

Families flock to sunny Wolverley Carnival

Kidderminster Shuttle: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3173535

8:44am Wednesday 10th July 2013

FAMILIES flocked to Wolverley Carnival and fete to take advantage of last weekend’s scorching heat.

Wolverley WI

7:00am Sunday 7th July 2013

There will be a walk and supper at the meeting on Monday, July 8.

Wolverley gets set for carnival

Kidderminster Shuttle: Royal date: From left, Evangeline Holden, rosebud, Mollie Bryant-Jones, carnival queen and Elisha Brown, princess, will open this year’s carnival.

6:30am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

WOLVERLEY carnival organisers are hoping for sunshine on Saturday after last year’s event was postponed due to heavy rainfall and flooding.



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