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Carpet museum launches new WW1 book and exhibition

Evesham Journal:

12:52pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER’s Museum of Carpet welcomed local author Sally Dickson to launch her new book – Great War Britain: Kidderminster Remembering 1914-18.

Every Number You Need Information Guide needs you!

Evesham Journal:

12:28pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NEWSQUEST, the company that owns The Shuttle, is currently in the process of compiling this year's Every Number You Need Information Guides and is appealing for local groups and organisations from Wyre Forest to get in touch.

Development loans available from Worcestershire firm

Evesham Journal:

3:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BUSINESSES in Wyre Forest who are seeking a development loan can now apply to a Worcestershire firm.

Course explores the Christian faith

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

WYRE Forest Christians have completed a course designed to relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.

Hospital waiting times available online

Evesham Journal: NHS England South has appointed Sarah Elliott the new director for nursing and quality

6:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

WAITING times at Worcestershire Royal Hospital's accident and emergency department and Kidderminster Hospital can now be viewed online.

Final funds are still on offer

Evesham Journal: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE is still time for Wyre Forest groups to apply for funding to help with community initiatives.

Players to bring WW1 to life

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

CLEOBURY Players will be putting on three performances of R.C. Sherriff’s Journey’s End in November.

School launches outdoor classrooms

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

PUPILS at Abberley Hall School will now be learning in the open air due to the launch of an array of outdoor classrooms.

Stay safe this bonfire night

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being urged by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service to stay safe this bonfire night.

Twinned town groups take Kidderminster tour

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Wednesday 29th October 2014

MEMBERS of the 1st Kidderminster Boys’ Brigade hosted a Pathfinder Scouts group from Schobull, in Husum, Germany – Kidderminster’s twin town.

CCG promotes gardening project

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WYRE Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging people with learning and physical disabilities to take part in a gardening and horticultural project.

Wolverley teacher wins national award

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WOLVERLEY educator has been named as the Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School at the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards.

Fun learning festival for the whole family

Evesham Journal: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WYRE Forest libraries are taking part in the National Family Learning Festival on Saturday, November 1.

Hat-trick of awards for Baxter College support staff

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STAFF at Baxter College celebrated a hat-trick of wins at this year’s National Awards for School Support Staff.

School donates to food bank

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHILDREN and families from a Stourport school have generously donated goodies to the Kidderminster Foodbank.

Carpet museum celebrates its second birthday

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

KIDDERMINSTER’S Museum of Carpet celebrated its second birthday last weekend by providing visitors with a sweet treat.

Customer’s big win in store promotion

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A STOURPORT shopper bagged more than her groceries after taking home a £500 gift card from Tesco.

Law firm retains status

Evesham Journal:

12:57pm Monday 27th October 2014

ONE of Worcestershire’s oldest law firms has retained its prestigious Lexcel status.

Lighten Up your house to deter burglars

Evesham Journal:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

WYRE Forest residents are being encouraged to keep their homes safe and secure during the darker months.

Plea for war memorabilia

Evesham Journal: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER church is appealing to the community to help prepare the venue for its Remembrance Day service on November 9.

Free business advice and funding at networking breakfasts

Evesham Journal: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

BUSINESSES across Wyre Forest can gain access to valuable advice and funded support at a free network breakfast meeting in Kidderminster.

Teen fundraiser receives award

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

THE inspirational sister of a Kidderminster toddler who lost his two-year fight with leukaemia has received a national award in recognition of helping to set up the charity Cords4Life.

Double delights!

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A CHRISTENING is a special time for any family, but for one Kidderminster clan, their latest baptism had extra excitement.

Pupils learn about the environment through farm visit

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

PUPILS from a Stourport school recently visited a local arable farm and were given a detailed perspective on how to give the environment a helping hand.

Leisure centre to host spooky Halloween party

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Sunday 26th October 2014

SPOOKY events will be taking place at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre on Wednesday (October 29) during its annual Halloween party.

School raises money for cancer charity

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

PUPILS and staff at a Kidderminster school held a pink own clothes day and a charity bake-off in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Care home celebrates first year in operation

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER nursing home celebrated its first anniversary during a day of entertainment.

Video store up for county business award

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER video shop which was only opened three months ago has been nominated for a Worcestershire Business Award.

Memorial dash raises the cash

Evesham Journal:

3:21pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A STOURPORT dad who died from a brain tumour has once again been honoured at an annual running event organised by his family.

Stourport's redeveloped civic hall opens with rock gig

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A NEW dawn of entertainment has begun in Stourport after the official opening of the redeveloped Civic Theatre Hall.

Launch of annual poppy appeal

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Leisure centre staff wear it pink

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STAFF at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre are ditching their normal uniform tomorrow (October 24) as part of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Primary school children celebrate harvest

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at Bewdley Primary School have been taking part in a week of harvest celebrations.

Add your voice to charity fundraiser

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CHOIRS from across Wyre Forest are invited to take part in a vocal event at Webbs Garden Centre to raise money for the county’s hospices.

Councillor calls to revive Stourport twinning

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A STOURPORT councillor is appealing for residents and organisations to get involved with partnerships with the town’s twin, Villeneuve-le-Roi in France.

Scouts on the search for leaders

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Scout group is running week-long activities as part of its search for new leaders.

Popular murder mystery evenings at the castle return

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MYSTERIOUS murder evenings are returning to Worcestershire’s County Museum this November.

Couples make history with SVR weddings

Evesham Journal:

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

Evesham Journal:

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.

Funding helps charity's new scheme

Evesham Journal:

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.

Road closure causes lost trade to businesses

Evesham Journal: ACCESS DENIED: Businesses in Lombard Street, Stourport, say trade has been affected by road closure. 421429L

10:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

STOURPORT businesses on Lombard Street have been complaining about a loss of trade due to the top of the road being blocked off to vehicles.

African choir to perform in Sainsbury’s

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Pearl of Africa Children’s Choir will be performing at Sainsbury’s Kidderminster store on Thursday, October 30, at 12.45pm and 1.15pm.

Thousands of potholes filled but more still to be done

Evesham Journal: Coun Campion said Worcestershire County Council has had to "slim down rapidly"

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MORE than 19,000 potholes have been repaired across Worcestershire this year after the County Council was awarded £3.3 million from the Government.

Workshop helps support fund applications

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ORGANISATIONS in Wyre Forest have received a helping hand in their applications through the Big Lottery Fund.

BBC journalist gives students 'captivating' talk

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A RENOWNED BBC journalist, producer and TV executive gave a “captivating” talk about ambition to sixth form students at Wolverley CE Secondary School.

European market flavours coming to Bewdley

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

BEWDLEY’S town centre is being transformed into a bustling European market place for the first time later this month.

Nominate your worthwhile causes for a Tesco donation

Evesham Journal: Tesco logo

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

SHOPPERS at the new Tesco store in Stourport are being asked to decide how the store spends a £2,000 donation within the community.

Cold shower for vicar after church fundraising efforts

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER vicar has faced an ice bucket soaking after her congregation beat her fundraising target for Water Aid.

Annual poppy appeal launched in Bewdley

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Fairies and Shakespeare fun as part of school's sessions

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

STUDENTS at a Stourport school have been using different ways to enhance their learning recently.


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