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Wyre Forest goes ice bucket challenge crazy

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:26am Monday 1st September 2014

FREEZING fundraisers across Wyre Forest have been taking part in an online craze.

Bus fare increase on Kidderminster Connecta service

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire County Council staff earning more than £100,000 from taxpayers leaps 33%

8:58am Monday 1st September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Connecta bus journey will cost Wyre Forest residents an extra 20p from today.

Search is on for No Barriers contenders

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE hunt is on to find Wyre Forest heroes who go the "extra mile" to help people with disabilities and honour them.

Bus services saved for community in reprieve

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Monday 1st September 2014

COMMUNITY bus services in Kidderminster have won a reprieve - saving three jobs and keeping the wheels on the road for hundreds of passengers.

Unusual safari park birth

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE latest birth to occur at West Midland Safari Park could be the first of its kind.

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.

Teen gives back after counselling

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A BEREAVED Kidderminster teenager has battled through “very low points of grief” to become an active fundraiser for the charity which helped her during the toughest of times.

Private gardens open for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

GREENFINGERED residents of Wyre Forest are being invited to take a look into other people’s gardens over the weekend.

Donation boost for two charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO charities have received donations of more than £3,000 each thanks to the fundraising efforts of a former chairman of Wyre Forest District Council.

Railway art comes to Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN exhibition of train-themed artwork has opened at Kidderminster Railway Museum.

Poetry champion to headline Mouth and Music event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POETS, storytellers and musicians are invited to participate in the Mouth and Music evening on Tuesday, September 9.

MP pleased with youth jobs boost

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier: Wishing Wyre Forest athletes good luck in the London  Olympic Games.

4:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WYRE Forest MP Mark Garnier has welcomed the drop in youth unemployment across the West Midlands.

BLOG - Wyre Forest school trip to the United Nations

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are currently spending five days in Geneva, Switzerland, on a fact finding visit of the United Nations.

Boys' brigade prepares for European exchange

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUNG people in Kidderminster are preparing to welcome their European friends to the town as part of a cultural exchange programme.

Council urges residents to check new bus timetables

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

6:20am Monday 25th August 2014

RESIDENTS of Wyre Forest are being urged to check bus timetables ahead of a number of changes set to take place from September 1.

River and rail day for Kemp Hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING day of countryside strolling and steam train travel will be “one to remember”.

Students set for a visit to UN

Kidderminster Shuttle: Global gathering: Students from Stourport High School and Baxter College at the UN in Switzerland as part of a ContinU Trust programme.

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are set to spend five days in Geneva on a fact-finding visit of the United Nations (UN).

Fundraiser in memory of Josh Jones

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A FUNDRAISER with a stomach-stretching twist will see twelve participants compete in an epic eating competition.

Arts festival to finish this weekend

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:05pm Friday 22nd August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Arts Festival (KAF) is coming to an end this weekend and to round off the festivities the town hall will feature street dance, choirs and a peace cafe.

County's GCSE figures drop

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

9:33am Friday 22nd August 2014

GCSE results across Worcestershire have dropped this year which, according to Worcestershire County Council, is due to the changes in the examination system.

Golden Kidderminster couple

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER couple are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary today.

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.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

10:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

The group will be meeting 10am in New Road car park by Aldi and starting the walk around 10.45am from the National Trust car park on the B4084 (J7 on the M5) post code WR8 447.

Women reflect on their hero fathers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

TWO Kidderminster sisters have paid tribute to their father, who fought on the frontline in the First World War.

Share your GCSE results and pictures with The Shuttle

Kidderminster Shuttle: Small businesses targeted by scammers

4:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TENSION will be high at schools across Wyre Forest tomorrow as pupils find out their GCSE results.

Choir presents £3,000 to charities

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Valentines Choir has presented a donation of £3,000 to two charities.

New mums are urged to breastfeed

Kidderminster Shuttle: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

6:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW mums in Wyre Forest are being urged to breastfeed their babies and restaurants to welcome them in.

Students grab top grades

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

FOUR Wyre Forest students are celebrating top exam results.

Worcestershire Beekeepers Association

10:58am Friday 15th August 2014

WBKA are hosting the 86th annual Midlands & South West Counties Convention of Beekeepers at Pershore College from Friday September 5-7 2014.

Beach fun at Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:50am Friday 15th August 2014

LIFE is a beach at the Severn Valley Railway this summer.

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.

Appeal for cat’s surgery donations

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE Kidderminster and District branch of the RSPCA is appealing for help with the costs for an operation to remove a cat’s damaged left eye.

Unions to hold co-ordinated strike

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Thursday 14th August 2014

THREE of the major trade unions will be holding a co-ordinated strike for local Government and school staff members in October.

Summer activities at the castle continue

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

ACTIVITIES for all the family are currently being held at the Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle.

Voting turnout statistics revealed

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

MORE members of the public voted in the May elections in Wyre Forest than in previous years, according to official figures.

Play commemorates war anniversary

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN open air play commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War attracted an audience of around 200 people in Bewdley on Monday, August 4.

Housing merger planned

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A DISTRICT housing provider has announced plans to merge two of its subsidiaries.

Neighbour get-together raises funds for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A COUPLE have raised about £425 for Cancer Research UK after holding a get-together for holiday home owners on Lincomb Lock Caravan Park in Stourport.

Crematorium holds war commemoration

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

WYRE Forest Crematorium and Cemetery marked the centenary of the First World War by holding a commemoration day.

Library invests in renewable energy source

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Saturday 9th August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Library is going green after Worcestershire County Council installed solar panels on its roof.

Weather warning issued by council

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

4:46pm Friday 8th August 2014

RESIDENTS have been advised by Worcestershire Country Council to keep a check on weather updates following warnings from the Met Office for heavy rain and winds this weekend.

Society is getting ready for horticultural show

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Friday 8th August 2014

GREENFINGERED Wyre Forest residents have the chance to view all that Bewdley and District Horticultural Society has to offer at its annual show.

Street art commemoration 'makes an impact'

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:10am Friday 8th August 2014

THE streets of Kidderminster have been turned into a work of art as part of the town's Arts Festival's First World War commemoration.

Debt agencies chase residents over broadband charges

Kidderminster Shuttle: 75th ANNIVERSARY: Darlington CAB is celebrating its 75th anniversary

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

WYRE Forest people are being chased by debt collectors when they try to stand up to broadband companies over costly cancellation charges.

Dishwasher fire 'lucky not to cause more damage'

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

9:11am Thursday 7th August 2014

A DISHWASHER which caught fire in a semi-detached house in Stourport last night was contained by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.

Commemorative vigil attracts hundreds of residents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:20am Thursday 7th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered around the bandstand in Brinton Park in Kidderminster on Monday night to commemorate the First World War.

UKIP launch litter pick to tidy up area

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Thursday 7th August 2014

MEMBERS of a Wyre Forest political party are getting out their bin bags and litter pickers to spearhead a new campaign.

Bereaved family support is tragic Josh’s legacy

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:20am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE parents of a teenager who died in a tragic accident have been inspired to support other bereaved families in Wyre Forest.

Car fire in Stourport extinguished

Kidderminster Shuttle: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

9:05am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CAR which was on fire in Titton Lane in Stourport was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service in the early hours of this morning.



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