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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”.

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.

Worcestershire AV

11:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Worcestershire AV Group

4:38pm Thursday 5th December 2013

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

Wyre Forest Take Heart

12:00pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

A carol concert with the Kinfayre Singers will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 7.30pm at the Stourport Civic Centre.

Wyre Forest MP speaks at Fire Futures Forum

Kidderminster Shuttle: SUPPORT: Mark Garnier

7:10am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

WYRE Forest MP Mark Garnier spoke at the Fire Futures Forum to discuss fire prevention at recycling centres.

National Trust

12:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

‘The natural history of Christmas’ – the title of his latest book – was the topic for speaker Michael Leach at the November meeting at Blakedown parish Rooms.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

10:16am Thursday 28th November 2013

There will be a members` Christmas social and short AGM at the group’s next indoor meeting on Thursday, December 5.

West Midland Bird Club

3:08pm Thursday 21st November 2013

Mike Leach will present an illustrated talk on ‘Owls of the World’ on Wednesday, November 27 at 7.30pm.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

4:00pm Saturday 16th November 2013

The group will be having a nine- mile walk around Hailes Abbey, Beckbury hill fort and St Kenelm’s Well/ Studley Castle on Sunday.

Wyre Forest Lacemakers

1:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 19 at St Michael’s Church Hall, Stourport, at 7.30pm.

Wyre Forest Friendship Centre

11:00am Friday 15th November 2013

Members learned more about life in a medieval castle at the latest meeting.

Wyre Forest U3A

9:43am Thursday 14th November 2013

Lord Cobham, of Hagley Hall, will talk about ‘The Lyttelton Family and Hagley’ at the meeting on Monday, November 18.

Go Ape junior course plans set to be approved

7:50am Friday 8th November 2013

PLANS for a junior rope course to be added to Wyre Forest’s tree top adventure Go Ape are due to be approved.

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.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

1:00pm Sunday 3rd November 2013

‘Magnificent Peregrine’ is the title of Jim Almond`s illustrated talk at the next meeting on Thursday, November 7, at 7.30pm at Holy Innocents Community Hall, Foley Park, Kidderminster.

National Trust

12:00pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

Elizabeth I provided the topic for speaker Dr Gillian White at the October meeting at Blakedown Parish Rooms.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

11:18am Thursday 31st October 2013

The group will be having a seven-mile walk on the Much Marcle Ridge on Sunday, November 3.

Mercian Military History Society

11:16am Thursday 31st October 2013

‘The 1940 Battle for Norway’, a story rarely told and very interesting, will be the subject at the meeting on Wednesday, November 6 at Plymouth Court, Headless Cross, Redditch.

Wyre Forest & District U3A

7:00pm Saturday 19th October 2013

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, October 21 at 2pm in Kidderminster Town Hall.

West Midland Bird Club

1:00pm Saturday 19th October 2013

Nick Martin will present an illustrated talk entitled ‘Photographer's Wild Britain’ on Wednesday, October 23.

Wyre Forest Ramblers

12:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

The group will be having its AGM at Shatterford village hall on Sunday at 2pm.

Mercian Military History Society

12:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

The monthly meeting started with one minutes silence for respected member Tom Wareing.



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