Trike rider hurt after lorry smash in Dudley

Kidderminster Shuttle: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital suffering with back pain and a head injury after a collision in Dudley.

Breaking news Man suffers serious back injuries after falling into pond

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 34-year-old man from a farm in Hallow has suffered serious back injuries after falling into a pond this morning.

Borough charities to benefit from fundraising concert

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Gentlemen Songsters will be staging a concert next month in aid of two popular borough charities.

Halesowen armed robber jailed for 16 years

8:17am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN ARMED robber who terrified staff at a Halesowen bank during a vicious raid has been jailed for 16 years.

Prospective pupils and teachers invited for open events at Ormiston Academy

8:11am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ORMISTON Forge Academy in Cradley Heath is throwing open its doors this month to prospective students and their parents.

The Skills of St Michael's...

Kidderminster Shuttle: SEW AND TELL: With the St Michael's Crafts Club

10:22am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PARISHONERS at Ledbury Church were certainly not hiding their lights under a bushel last weekend, as they put their skills on show for a good cause.

Bromsgrove baptist church to welcome back residents

Kidderminster Shuttle: Rev Keith Judson will be returning to Bromsgrove.

10:19am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BROMSGROVE Baptist Church is inviting residents to take part in a series of easy-access services during autumn.

Choir director faces the music after impersonating Hitler

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:55am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LEADING light in a top Kidderminster choir was thrown out of an internationally famous music festival for impersonating Hitler - in front of German singers in Worcester Cathedral.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Cafe

9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DELILAH'S Cafe in New Street, Ledbury, will hold a fund-raising coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday, September 26, from 9am to 11am.

Rock and roll at Callow End Club

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10395380)

9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROCK and roll will be alive and well at Callow End Club this Saturday (Sept 20) as it presents the Cracker and The Woodpeckers band.

Sports centre handover plan back on the table

Kidderminster Shuttle: Advice event for older people at Worcester Guildhall

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCIL-RUN sports centres across Worcester are expected be handed to an outside provider to run - months after a similar deal collapsed.

Woman airlifted after getting her arms caught in farm machinery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:59am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms following an accident involving farm machinery.

Councillors oppose plans for B&M Store in Evesham

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:04am Tuesday 16th September 2014

EVESHAM Town Council has opposed plans for a B&M Homestores store in the town after concerns it could "suck" business out of the centre.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Call to give blood in Droitwich

8:06am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POTENTIAL blood donors are being asked to volunteer for two blood donor sessions being organised later this month in Droitwich.

Bromsgrove care home holding different type of coffee morning

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE care home is holding an unusual type of Macmillan coffee morning.

Ken Dodd becomes patron of Ludlow hedgehog charity

7:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LUDLOW based national hedgehog charity has recruited iconic funny man Ken Dodd as a patron.

First-class student gives advice to school leavers

Kidderminster Shuttle:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STOURPORT man who recently achieved a first class degree from his university is giving advice to school leavers who did not achieve top grades.

Tributes paid to VW fan who died suddenly last month

Kidderminster Shuttle: Nickie Hill, left, with Liv Owen at this year's Dubstock event.Photo: David Griffiths.

6:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FITTING tribute will be paid to an “inspiring” VW fan who died suddenly last month.

Judo club raises funds for two-year-old Riley

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MARTIAL art enthusiasts in Kidderminster have raised more than £1,100 for a two-year-old boy who lost his mother to cervical cancer last year.

Celebration for NHS staff at cathedral

Kidderminster Shuttle: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

6:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TICKETS are now available for a special service at Worcester Cathedral later this month to celebrate the work of NHS staff around the county.

Fifth for Dangerfield at Heart of England Championships

Kidderminster Shuttle: Eastern promise: Samurai’s Laura Dangerfield won gold at the Eastern Area Senior Open.

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

LAURA Dangerfield came up against some high quality opponents when she finished fifth in the Heart of England Championships.

Vintage event brings back community spirit in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS in Kidderminster have revived the community spirit of days gone by at an event hosted by a Worcestershire-based housing association.

Dignitaries attend poignant memorial service for forgotten Stourbridge soldier - nearly 100 years after his death

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dedication service at Stourbridge War Memorial for Corporal/Acting Sergeant Harry Whitwell. Buy photo: 381417JH

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE name of a forgotten Stourbridge hero, killed in the First World War, has finally been unveiled on the town’s cenotaph nearly 100 years after his death.

Up to 49 jobs at risk at Phones 4u stores across the borough

Kidderminster Shuttle:

6:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE jobs of up to 49 members of staff at Phones 4u outlets across the borough are at risk after administrators were called in to the stricken mobile phone retailer today (Monday).

Christina Edkins report charts missed opportunities to prevent killer walking the streets

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:31pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE report into the mistakes of various agencies across Birmingham, Worcestershire and the Black Country which failed to prevent paranoid schizophrenic killing Christina Edkins has made 51 recommendations.

Dudley granny grew drugs to pay off catalogue debts

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

3:27pm Monday 15th September 2014

A DUDLEY grandmother turned to cannabis production after running up £5,000 worth of debts to catalogue clubs.

Supervision order for plumber who punched young man in the face outside a Stourbridge bar

Kidderminster Shuttle:

3:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD plumber who punched a young man in the face outside a Stourbridge nightspot fracturing his jaw and eye socket has avoided jail.

Stourbridge in Bloom co-ordinator praises volunteers after town scoops another gold gong

Kidderminster Shuttle:

1:58pm Monday 15th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE in Bloom co-ordinator David Harcourt has praised volunteers for helping the town to scoop yet another gold gong.

Borough health ambassador takes on series of testing charity challenges

Kidderminster Shuttle: (10278045)

1:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A GUTSY Stourbridge woman is nearing the end of a series of tough charity challenges she set herself in a bid to prove she practices what she preaches.

Family of Christina's killer: "Incident could have been avoided"

Kidderminster Shuttle:

12:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE family of paranoid schizophrenic Phillip Simelane, who killed Christina Edkins after a long history of disturbing behaviour, have also responded to the investigation into her death.

Christina's family react to report into shocking failings concerning her killer

Kidderminster Shuttle: Sad farewell to Christina Edkins

12:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE heartbroken family of tragic Halesowen schoolgirl have responded to the report which highlighted the mistakes by various agencies concerning her killer Phillip Simelane.

Shocking report reveals litany of official mistakes leading up to Christina killing

Kidderminster Shuttle: Murdered: Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins

12:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SHOCKING investigation report into the events leading up to the murder of Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins has revealed her tragic death could have been avoided if the killer had received better mental health care.

Dudley man killed himself after threatening wife with a gun

Kidderminster Shuttle: The scene of the fatal fire in Wood Street 071413M

12:03pm Monday 15th September 2014

A DUDLEY man killed himself after threatening his wife with an air pistol while banned from visiting his family home.

Students warned to be vigilant after teen sex attack in Brierley Hill

11:33am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are urging students to be vigilant after a teenager was sexually assaulted on her way to school in Brierley Hill.

Arson attack spells sad end for abandoned Halesowen school

Kidderminster Shuttle: Over forty firefighters were needed to tackle the blaze at Holt Farm Primary School.

11:17am Monday 15th September 2014

AN ARSON attack at the derelict Holt Farm Primary School, which has been a magnet for anti-social behaviour, has destroyed most of the building.

Stourbridge eco group to host bread-making event

Kidderminster Shuttle:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ECO group Transition Stourbridge is hosting an event for those interested in learning to make real bread.

Cops charge two after Gornal gun club car theft

Kidderminster Shuttle: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

12:42pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE have charged two men with receiving stolen goods after a car was taken from outside a Lower Gornal gun club.

Kingswinford hairdresser hangs up scissors after 50 year career

Kidderminster Shuttle:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD hairdresser has hung up his scissors after more than 50 years in the business.

Before the courts

Kidderminster Shuttle:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between September 8 and 11:

Amblecote store staff to host coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support

Kidderminster Shuttle: CAKE CRAFT WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING  FOR MACMILLAN CANCER RESEARCH

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN Amblecote supermarket will be hosting a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday September 16.

New fire prevention scheme launched in Sandwell

7:41am Monday 15th September 2014

Sandwell Council is joining forces with West Midlands Fire Service to raise prevent fires in homes across the borough.

Worcester Phones 4u stores closed as company is put in administration

Kidderminster Shuttle:

8:26am Monday 15th September 2014

PHONES 4u stores in Worcester will be closed today after the business was placed in administration, placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk.

Plans not backed by town council

Kidderminster Shuttle: (4725613)

6:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

COUNCILLORS in Evesham have said they don't want to see a development of 70 homes at Aldington Lodge in Offenham Road.

Hereford United - Council u-turn on chasing £65,000 owed

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

6:02pm Monday 15th September 2014

Council joins club's creditors, but will discuss deferring payment if it gets sole responsibility for developing the Edgar Street ground.

Herefordshire Learning Disability Community Games hailed a success

Kidderminster Shuttle: Community Games at The Point 4.
from left, Ashley Penton, Laura Walne & Jodie Gorle enjoying a game of hockey. 1437_9001 (10254581)

5:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

HEREFORD played host to the county's second community games for adults with learning disabilities last week.

Call for relocation of Worcester's market stalls to become permanent

Kidderminster Shuttle: 341467820  Pic Jonathan Barry 19.8.14  Market stall holders are furious, after Worcester City Council failed to find a temporary home for the market traders, during the refurbishment of Angel Place, Worcester. (9679925)

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

CALLS are being made to keep Worcester's markets spread out across the city - with one councillor claiming it could boost their trade.

Concerns over safety rejected by rally organiser after fire

Kidderminster Shuttle:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE organiser of Stoke Prior annual event has described an incident in which two caravans caught fire as an unfortunate accident.

Open evening at Megan Baker House to show charity's good work

4:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN open evening at a county charity will give local people an insight into the work it does.

Let's make Worcester a tourism magnet, says city council leader

Kidderminster Shuttle: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

5:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE city council's leader has revealed his ambition to make Worcester a serious tourism magnet of the future - saying it cannot continue to rely on drawing in history buffs.



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