Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Kidderminster Shuttle: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Concerns raised following housing development proposal

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:50am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised following an exhibition on proposed plans to build around 1,200 new homes in Perryfields.

CCTV images released after robbery in Worcester city centre

Kidderminster Shuttle: APPEAL: Police would like to speak to this man in relation to a robbery in Worcester.

6:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IMAGES of a man police would like to speak to in relation to a robbery in Worcester have been released.

Company that owns Prestwood care home goes into administration

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE cash-strapped company that owns a care home in Prestwood has gone into administration.

Halesowen fire station demolition given the go-ahead

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAN to demolish Halesowen Fire Station to make way for 12 new homes has finally had the go-ahead.

Fashion fundraiser will benefit Stourbridge hospice

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAGLEY charity fundraiser Sue Williams will be staging another ladies fashion show next month to boost funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust seeks volunteers

Kidderminster Shuttle: MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Volunteers from Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust in action.

10:27am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COMMUNITY group which manages 27 acres of land in Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, is looking for new volunteers.

Three Faiths Come Together in Bromsgrove.

10:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ORGANISERS of the "Three Faiths Festival" in Bromsgrove hope it will foster "friendship, goodwill and understanding" between Muslims, Christians and Jews.

Salon raises almost £1,000 for charity

Kidderminster Shuttle: SUPER STAFF: Tracey Dennistoun, Andry Christou-Layton and salon owner Jane Jones.

10:01am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STAFF at a Bromsgrove hair and beauty salon are taking part in a month of events in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Around 18,000 foodies flock to festival

Kidderminster Shuttle: Andrew Caltworth of Jaccs Gourmet Coffee shows off selection at  Alcester's food festival.To buy picture, RCR431404_02, visit redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A VAST array of food, drink and entertainment attracted around 18,000 to Alcester’s 7th food festival held in High Street and Church Street at the weekend.

Attempt made to damage cash machine in Foregate Street

Kidderminster Shuttle: Police surgery in Malvern next week

9:56am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

POLICE are investigating an attempt to damage a cash machine at the Tesco Express in Foregate Street some time on or before Monday, October 20.

Broadlands Primary to move on to Aylestone site

9:47am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AYLESTONE Business and Enterprise College will be home to Broadlands Primary School as soon as September if plans to physically join the two schools go through.

Sweet taste of success At community shop event.

Kidderminster Shuttle: FREE SAMPLES - for Megan Williams, aged 13.Photograph by Jan Long.

9:42am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The Shop at Bromsberrow recently celebrated national chocolate week by holding a themed day for its customers.

Controversial crackdown on private landlords in Worcester

Kidderminster Shuttle: GV of Worcester's council offices today, Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
Credit: Lee Sanders/newsteam.co.uk
25/02/09 (5078500)

9:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL crackdown on Worcester's rental market can today be revealed - sparking fears thousands of people will be stung in the fall-out.

Wrong Signal Claim Over Danger Road.

9:03am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PIXLEY and District Parish Council say that Herefordshire Council is sending out the wrong signal over a road where motorists regularly break the speed limit, often by 30mph or more.

Church inflicts Dunkirk defeat

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEE Adams watched Alvechurch defeat struggling Dunkirk 4-1 on Saturday and then demanded more from his side.

Find a new skill at Dabble Day

8:51am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ANYONE who has ever fancied trying a new hobby or skill might get the perfect opportunity with Fernhill Heath Womens’ Institute’s annual Dabble Day, which is taking place this Saturday.

Canadian singer songwriter to appear at town folk club

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOLK fans can enjoy an appearance from an award winning singer songwriter at a town club this October.

Funding helps charity's new scheme

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WYRE Forest family support charity has secured funding to pilot an intensive service for families whose child has additional developmental needs.

Couples make history with SVR weddings

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIVE couples have made history this year, by becoming the first to tie the knot at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Storytelling visit for Stourport schools

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PUPILS of two Stourport primary schools received a visit from renowned storyteller John Rowe during a day of story writing and poetry.

Live Full-time: Slough Town 2 Hereford United 0

Kidderminster Shuttle: The secretary of Redditch United says Hereford United's playing budget is "not sustainable".

7:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Two Ed Smith goals earn Slough the points and end Hereford's unbeaten run.

Cradley Heath peace activist preparing for walk with history maker

Kidderminster Shuttle: Nobel Peace Prize nominee Rajagopal PV is coming to the Midlands

5:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PEACE activist from Cradley Heath who campaigned for landless farmers to get rights in India is urging people to join a walk with her hero on Monday.

Dudley religious leaders unite to condemn Alan Henning murder

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY’S religious leaders have united to condemn the killing of British hostage Alan Henning by extremists from Islamic State (IS).

Wordsley historian killed in Cyprus car crash, inquest told

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORDSLEY historian was killed in a car accident in Cyprus, an inquest was told.

Sandwell Council's top brass revive spectre of Cockney benefit tourists invading borough

Kidderminster Shuttle: Cheeky chappy Cockneys will love a Ruby Murray in Old Hill

4:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE spectre of invading Cockney benefit tourists has been raised again by Sandwell Council's top brass who claim London authorities are preparing to "dump" poor families in the borough.

Herefordshire has a new Lord

Kidderminster Shuttle:

4:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sir Robert Rogers is awarded a peerage for meritorious public service

Before the courts

Kidderminster Shuttle: Court Report - January 3, 2014

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 13 and 17:

Axe-wielding robber attacks man in Oldbury street

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN axe-wielding robber repeatedly hit a man in an Oldbury street as he walked home from work and made off with his mobile phone and wallet.

Kind-hearted Quinton churchgoers raise huge amount for Blackheath charity

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SUCCESSFUL fundraising drive by kind-hearted Christians in Quinton has resulted in a Blackheath charity being awarded £13,000.

Elderly woman assaulted and robbed in Quarry Bank

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 75-YEAR-OLD woman was taken to hospital after she was assaulted and robbed in Quarry Bank last night (Monday October 20).

Heart charity's Halesowen appeal

Kidderminster Shuttle: Evening of Ballroom and Latin dancing in aid of British Heart Foundation

3:58pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LEADING heart research charity will spend a day in Halesowen appealing to shoppers to ‘bag it and beat it’.

Brierley Hill man died from injuries sustained in motorbike accident, inquest told

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man died from injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident while on holiday in Goa, an inquest was told.

Private education company offering free workshops in Oldbury

2:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PRIVATE education company is offering free workshops in Oldbury next week.

Band jumps out of giant vending machine to surprise shoppers in Worcester: updated with new pictures

Kidderminster Shuttle: 18/10/14 Nectar at Homebase, Worcester: (11697198)

4:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

SHOPPERS were surprised when a barbershop quartet and a mariachi band jumped out of a giant purple vending machine.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Kidderminster Shuttle: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Cradley church choir set to hit a high note with modern musical

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:19pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CRADLEY church choir is hoping to strike a chord with a production of a modern musical entitled Apostle.

Hereford subway attack allegation - 18-year-old cautioned

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

18-year-old woman receives a caution for wasting police time over an allegation that saw part of Hereford city centre sealed off for much of Friday

Herefordshire charity boss stands accused of African child sex crimes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:33pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY boss from Herefordshire lured street children back to his overseas home where he sexually abused them, a court heard today.

Information website launched for Halesowen tenants and residents

Kidderminster Shuttle:

2:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN online one-stop shop has been set up for Halesowen residents, giving them more information at their fingertips about housing involvement.

Halesowen students a cut above in nativity costumes

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FASHION and textile students at Halesowen College have teamed up with Our Lady and St Kenelm RC Primary School to create fresh new nativity play costumes.

Dudley Wood bus passengers face a long-haul to hospital

Kidderminster Shuttle: L-r angry passengers Ann Marsh and John Marsh with Cllr Bryan Cotterill. 431420MH

12:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY Wood passengers face a long-haul to hospital after being told there are no plans for direct bus links.

Wordsley glass museum plan approved

Kidderminster Shuttle: Artist's impression of the proposed new glass museum

1:11pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DERELICT Wordsley glassworks is to be transformed into a new £5.5m museum to house the borough's prized glass collection after proposals were approved by council planners this week.

Jazz at Rowley Regis club set to attract packed house

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MUSIC club organisers are hoping for another record turnout for a return gig in Rowley Regis by one of the region’s most popular jazz bands.

Classic choral works to hit a high note at Halesowen concert

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:54am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CLASSICS by Mozart and Haydn will feature in this year’s autumn concert by the Halesowen Choral Society.

Black Country solicitors ensure charity coffers are law-full

Kidderminster Shuttle: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACK Country solicitors made sure charity coffers were law-full to the brim at their annual quiz.

Tamara to make the cut to help children with cancer

Kidderminster Shuttle: Tamara Patterson (17). 431401L (11575717)

12:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A KIND-hearted Stourbridge student is to chop off her beloved locks to help young cancer sufferers who have lost their own hair.

Walsall singers to strike a chord in Halesowen

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:26am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Walsall Harmonic Male Voice Choir will be hitting the high notes in a concert in Halesowen next month.

Jail for drunken thug who attacked Dudley taxi driver

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DRUNKEN thug who savagely punched and kicked a taxi driver in Dudley town centre has been jailed for 18 months.



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