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The Shuttle comes to life

Evesham Journal:

9:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

A STOURPORT shop owner has found a different use for her latest copy of The Shuttle.

Couples flock to first I Will autumn wedding fair

Evesham Journal:

5:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 70 soon-to-be brides and grooms flocked to the first I Will autumn wedding fair in Smite, near Worcester.

Theatre company to perform in Bewdley

Evesham Journal:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A national touring theatre company is stopping off in Bewdley as part of its journey around the UK.

Carpet firm fined £10,000 after vessel explodes

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER carpet company has been fined after a large pressure vessel exploded and propelled the quarter-tonne lid into the air.

Service manager raises funds after cold plunge

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Friday 19th September 2014

THE manager of a Bewdley day service has raised more than £300 for Alzheimer’s Society after completing a swimming challenge.

History society host monthly talk

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

MILITARY history buffs were in attendance for a talk entitled The Battle of Crecy – 1346 at a monthly society meeting.

Student business shortlisted for award

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A STUDENT run business has been shortlisted as one of the top companies in the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Award for successful entrepreneurs.

Long-term unemployed celebrate Tesco jobs

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than 40 previously unemployed people have been given jobs at Stourport’s new Tesco development in Severn Road.

Church to host charity coffee mornings

Evesham Journal: CAKE CRAFT WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING  FOR MACMILLAN CANCER RESEARCH

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

RESIDENTS of Kidderminster have been invited to a charity coffee morning at Foley Park Methodist Church.

Historic hall to receive next phase of facelift

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

THE second phase of restoration work has just started on one of Wyre Forest’s oldest buildings.

First-class student gives advice to school leavers

Evesham Journal:

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.

Underemployment figures on the rise

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE number of people who are underemployed in the West Midlands has increased by three per cent since 2010, according to figures released by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

Hospital staff raise £4k for robot appeal

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

UROLOGY staff from Worcestershire hospitals have raised more than £4,000 to put towards a campaign to buy a state-of-the-art robot to help county cancer patients.

Refurbished hospital prayer room opened to everyone

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW prayer room has been formally opened at Kidderminster Hospital after a full refurbishment last month.

Residents vote 'Yes' in referendum

Evesham Journal: FUTURE PLANS: Chaddesley Corbett residents can have their say.

9:04am Friday 12th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Chaddesley Corbett have voted in support of a Neighbourhood Plan to be used to decide planning applications in their village.

Celebration for NHS staff at cathedral

Evesham Journal: 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.

Anti badger cull protesters to send petition to environment secretary

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Monday 15th September 2014

A WYRE Forest group which is against the culling of badgers has collected hundreds of signatures towards a petition from the Kidderminster public.

Exercise class to raise funds for heart charity

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman is raising money for a charity which provides support to families affected by cardiomyopathy.

Scouts dig trench as WWI tribute

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

SCOUTS from across Wyre Forest are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War with a special heritage weekend.

Classic car event helps to raise cash for equipment

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN INAUGRAL classic car event in Wyre Forest has raised more than £2,300 for a charity that provides lifesaving hospital equipment.

Mayor’s feast for charity

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Mayor of Stourport is inviting friends, colleagues and Wyre Forest residents to an Indian feast to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Artist realises dream of gallery

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A STOURPORT teacher and artist is following her lifetime dream by opening a new art gallery and coffee shop in the town.

Two houses on same street burgled

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Friday 12th September 2014

TWO houses in Birmingham Road, Kidderminster, have been burgled with a number of items stolen.

Polls open for Chaddesley Corbett referendum

Evesham Journal: FUTURE PLANS: Chaddesley Corbett residents can have their say.

9:07am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE polls are now open for residents of Chaddesley Corbett to place their vote in the Neighbourhood Plan referendum.

Van stolen from Kidderminster home

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

MORE than £2,000 worth of carpet has been swept up by thieves after a van was stolen from outside a home in Tolley Road, Kidderminster.

Woman assaulted in Kidderminster

Evesham Journal:

3:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 28-year-old woman was assaulted in Kidderminster when she was walking along a footpath to the side of Homebase and the Viaduct Tavern.

Comedic duo go on tour

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

BRITISH Comedy Award winners and BAFTA nominee duo Cardinal Burns are stopping off in Kidderminster as part of their inaugural UK tour.

Whalebone bringing us music of folklore, tall tales and myths

Evesham Journal:

5:50am Thursday 11th September 2014

A CRITICALLY acclaimed acoustic trio are returning to Kidderminster with their 2014 tour later this month.

Legendary band are set to roll into town

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

LEGENDARY pop group the Bay City Rollers will be giving Kidderminster a little love as part of their latest UK tour.

Fire service make a clean sweep for safety

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Friday 12th September 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being advised to check their chimneys are ready for the winter months ahead.

Large hedge fire extinguished

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LARGE hedge which was on well alight in Dowles Road, Kidderminster, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday afternoon.

Stourport Carnival 'the best ever'

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE 89th annual Stourport Carnival was described as the best ever by organisers after thousands of people ascended onto the streets of the town.

Event revives 90s music

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A REVIVAL of nineties music is set to strike a chord with audiences who know what they really, really want at The Rose Theatre on September 19 and 20.

Former Wolverley pupils needed for project

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

FORMER pupils of a Wolverley school are needed to take part in a special assembly where they will share their life experiences.

Church to set up radio station

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A SHORT wave radio station is being set up by a Kidderminster church to promote the Christian fellowship.

Baton tour to mark WI centenary

Evesham Journal: Wells and Wyche WI will hold a new members coffee morning so that everyone is up to speed with the origin of the WI logo.

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A CELEBRATORY baton tour, which is travelling the length and breadth of the country, will be passing through Wyre Forest this weekend.

Canal day to explore the town’s heritage in depth

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

VISITORS to Stourport Canal Basins this weekend will be able to learn more about the role of the historic Georgian area in the development of the town.

Motorists urged to belt up

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

MOTORISTS and their passengers are being urged by West Mercia Police to belt up as part of a European-wide seatbelt enforcement campaign this week.

Community TV station celebrating new channel launch

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COMMUNITY TV station is hosting a free event in Kidderminster to celebrate the launch of its new internet channel.

Fishermen net £1,200 for charity

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

FISHERMEN became fundraisers as more than £1,200 was raised for Guide Dogs for the Blind at a competition held at KC Fisheries in Hartlebury.

Employee marks 50 years at same firm

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COOKLEY man has celebrated 50 years of service to one company.

Resident hosts her own garden party for charity

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A STOURPORT woman has raised more than £1,500 for mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer which is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos.

Dunley woman died after fall, court concludes

Evesham Journal: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

4:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A DUNLEY woman died as a result of falling down the stairs, a coroners court has concluded.

Stourport residents invited to charity coffee morning

Evesham Journal: CAKE CRAFT WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING  FOR MACMILLAN CANCER RESEARCH

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Stourport have been invited to a coffee and cake morning to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Pay increase refusal for NHS is ‘slap in the face’

Evesham Journal: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

HEALTH workers across Wyre Forest have started voting on whether to take industrial action over pay later in the year.

Dreams come true for young Kidderminster dancers

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

DREAMS have come true for five of Kidderminster’s top young dancers after they successfully auditioned for parts in the English Youth Ballet’s (EYB) production of The Sleeping Beauty.

Autumn recitals at Kidderminster Town Hall

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

THIS year’s series of Hill Organ Promotion Society’s recitals at Kidderminster Town Hall will take place on Thursday, September 11.

Free concert at Great Witley

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

GREAT Witley Church is playing host to a free concert on Sunday, September 7.

Abba tribute to perform in Kidderminster

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER residents are being urged to take a chance on the latest concert to take place at the Rose Theatre.

Tesco constructors hit the road with health advice

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Sunday 7th September 2014

THE constructor of the new Tesco superstore in Stourport has been hammering home the importance of occupational health to its staff and local community.

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