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Car destroyed by fire in Kidderminster

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAR was destroyed by a fire last night, in Stourbridge Road, Kidderminster.

Deadline for village poll register has passed

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

6:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE deadline for residents of Chaddesley Corbett to register to vote in the neighbourhood plan referendum being held next month has passed.

Salon shortlisted for award in national contest

Evesham Journal:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER salon is hoping to be head and shoulders above the rest after snipping away competition to reach the finals of a national contest.

BLOG - Wyre Forest school trip to the United Nations

Evesham Journal:

8:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are currently spending five days in Geneva, Switzerland, on a fact finding visit of the United Nations.

Children are entertained with railway club

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHILDREN are being kept entertained during the summer holidays at Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) Steam and Whistle Activity Club.

Students get dream job experience

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS of Wolverley CE Secondary School have been experiencing their dream jobs as part of the school’s ambassador programme.

Arts festival to finish this weekend

Evesham Journal:

4:05pm Friday 22nd August 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Arts Festival (KAF) is coming to an end this weekend and to round off the festivities the town hall will feature street dance, choirs and a peace cafe.

Headteacher 'upset' with GCSE changes

Evesham Journal:

3:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE headteacher of a Kidderminster school is “upset” and “angry” with the changes that have been made to this year’s GCSE examinations.

Pupils' GCSE results end 13 year competition

Evesham Journal:

1:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO pupils from a Kidderminster school have not only been competing to claim the school’s best GCSE results, they’ve been competing to be the best pupil since they were two-years-old.

Bewdley student keeps her Olympic dream alive

Evesham Journal:

12:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BEWDLEY student has had to spend the last two years balancing her school work, social life and a possible future career.

Wolverley's star teacher helps students gain top grades

Evesham Journal:

10:19am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT was not just students celebrating the GCSE results at Wolverley CE Secondary School on Thursday.

County's GCSE figures drop

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

9:33am Friday 22nd August 2014

GCSE results across Worcestershire have dropped this year which, according to Worcestershire County Council, is due to the changes in the examination system.

Exam result helpline offers GCSE support

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

4:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Exam Results Helpline is open to provide advice and support to students, and their parents, picking up GCSE results.

Pupil's individual achievements please head

Evesham Journal:

4:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE retiring headteacher of King Charles I School was “really pleased” with the number of his students’ achievements in this year’s GCSEs.

Holy Trinity sits top of the class

Evesham Journal:

3:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HOLY Trinity School pupils are top of the class after their students have retained a 100 per cent pass rate in their GCSEs.

Cleobury students praised for achievements

Evesham Journal:

3:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STAFF at a Cleobury Mortimer school were quick to praise the achievements of their students who were back in the school today collecting their GCSE results.

Students set for a visit to UN

Evesham Journal: Global gathering: Students from Stourport High School and Baxter College at the UN in Switzerland as part of a ContinU Trust programme.

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STUDENTS and staff from four schools in Wyre Forest and Hagley are set to spend five days in Geneva on a fact-finding visit of the United Nations (UN).

Senior services showcased at town hall

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SERVICES which are available to senior residents of Wyre Forest were showcased at Kidderminster Town Hall.

Students celebrate 'outstanding' results

Evesham Journal:

1:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre are celebrating their “outstanding” GCSE results.

GCSE results celebrated despite changes

Evesham Journal:

1:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HIGH-achieving Wyre Forest pupils are celebrating their GCSE results despite alterations made to the examinations this year.

Share your GCSE results and pictures with The Shuttle

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

4:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TENSION will be high at schools across Wyre Forest tomorrow as pupils find out their GCSE results.

Former marine to stop off during marathon cycle ride

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FORMER Royal Marine and Special Forces veteran will be stopping off in Kidderminster today as part of his nationwide charity bike ride from Land’s End to John O’ Groats.

Student volunteers thanked

Evesham Journal:

6:10am Monday 25th August 2014

FOUR students of Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre have been thanked for their time volunteering at a local children’s charity.

Beauty queen raising money at fun run

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BLAKEDOWN beauty queen is swapping her heels for a pair of trainers as she aims to raise money in a charity fun run.

Council urges residents to check new bus timetables

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

6:20am Monday 25th August 2014

RESIDENTS of Wyre Forest are being urged to check bus timetables ahead of a number of changes set to take place from September 1.

Rock Choir concert is ‘literally electrifying’

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

MEMBERS of Kidderminster Rock Choir joined singer and actress Toyah Wilcox for two special performances in Birmingham.

Band to play festival for 21st anniversary

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE members of a Kidderminster band are looking forward to celebrating 21 years performing together with a live showing in Upton-upon-Severn this weekend.

Shed destroyed in fire

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

11:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SHED at a property in Chestnut Grove, Kidderminster, was destroyed by a fire this morning.

Pub to hold annual beer festival

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BEER and cider will accompany live music and fundraising during four days of drinking festivities in Kidderminster.

Grass fire in Upper Arley

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

1:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GRASS which was on fire in Upper Arley was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday evening.

Person freed from trapped lift

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

1:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PERSON who was trapped in a lift at Ruth Chamberlain Court, in Paternoster Row, Kidderminster, was freed by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service yesterday evening.

Man exposes himself to teenage boy

Evesham Journal: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN exposed himself to a teenage boy in the park area of Kingsford Lane, Wolverley.

Horticultural show sees a blooming display of skill

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people provided entries for this year’s Bewdley and District Horticultural Society annual show.

Supermarket launches its foodbank initiative with in-store donations

Evesham Journal: The Co-op is to recruit a smaller board of nine directors with "high standards of competence" as part of radical governance reforms announced.

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW initiative that will allow people to donate to a local food bank each time they shop has been launched in a Kidderminster supermarket.

Access path cleared for disabled man

Evesham Journal:

6:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A DISABLED man who has been prevented from leaving his flat due to rubbish blocking his access paths has had the right of way cleared.

Police station’s public counter services axed

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

STOURPORT Police Station's public counter services will end from September 1, to be replaced by a 24-hour contact point via a telephone intercom.

Dog walker alarmed at finding a sharp object

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A SPRING filled with nails was found by a dog walker as she was walking a client’s dog in Kidderminster.

Bromsgrove shed fire extinguished

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

9:03am Sunday 17th August 2014

A GARDEN shed which was on fire in Grafton Crescent, Bromsgrove, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service in the early hours of this morning.

Car fire in Redditch

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

9:01am Sunday 17th August 2014

A CAR which was on fire in Johnson Close, Abbeydale, was put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service in the early hours of this morning.

Robbery at Meadow Farm Pub

Evesham Journal: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

9:37am Saturday 16th August 2014

A ROBBERY has taken place at Meadow Farm Pub, in Dagnell End Road, Redditch.

Car towing caravan fire on M5

Evesham Journal:

9:13am Saturday 16th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Droitwich and Worcester were called to extinguish a car on fire which was towing a caravan on the M5, just north of junction seven, at 4.30pm on Friday.

Fly-tipping fires extinguished

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

12:53pm Friday 15th August 2014

TWO fires involving fly-tipping in different areas of Wyre Forest had to be put out by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service over night.

Family on right track for couple’s anniversary

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Monday 18th August 2014

A COUPLE from Blakedown celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in style by taking a private train ride on Severn Valley Railway (SVR).

Teens to skydive in aid of hospice which cared for their grandparents

Evesham Journal: Discussion cash

6:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

TWO Stourport teenagers hope to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice by jumping out of a plane thousands of feet above the ground.

Stourport pupils back from Jamaica coaching

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

SPORTY pupils from a Stourport school have returned home after spending 10 days in Jamaica coaching underprivileged young people.

Wolverley A level's 'significantly improved'

Evesham Journal:

10:44am Friday 15th August 2014

THE amount of students achieving three or more A level results at Wolverley CE Secondary School has “significantly improved” on last year.

Results up in headteachers final year

Evesham Journal:

10:11am Friday 15th August 2014

THIS year’s A level class at King Charles I School are to be the last of retiring headteacher Tim Gulliver who has seen all students gain places at university or in further education.

County A level figures improve

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

4:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE percentage of students passing their A levels across Worcestershire has increased.

Kickboxer a step closer to his acting aspirations

Evesham Journal:

4:02pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A STOURPORT student, who is also the under 18 European Kickboxing champion, is following his acting dreams after being accepted into university.

Bewdley's budding doctors gain the grades

Evesham Journal:

2:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TWO budding doctors were celebrating their A level results at The Bewdley School and Sixth Form Centre this morning.

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