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Parents urged to apply for school places

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

4:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PARENTS of children born between September 1, 2010, and August 31, 2011, are being urged to contact Worcestershire County Council to apply for a school place starting next year.

Police station’s public counter services now closed

Evesham Journal:

6:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

STOURPORT Police Station's public counter service is now closed.

Man rescued from river

Evesham Journal: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

11:32am Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who had fallen into the River Stour at Weavers Wharf, in Kidderminster, had to be rescued by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Curtain falls on the annual arts festival

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

FOR the past two weeks Kidderminster has been gripped by music, dance, exhibitions, graffiti art and street theatre as part of the town’s annual arts festival.

Councillor calls for bus bay removal

Evesham Journal:

6:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMER Stourport mayor is calling for the removal of a bus parking bay in Redstone Lane.

Society set to celebrate 60 years of show

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ALL members of the family, whether plant and flower enthusiasts or not, are set to be catered for at Kidderminster Horticultural Society’s 60th annual show.

Unusual safari park birth

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE latest birth to occur at West Midland Safari Park could be the first of its kind.

Hospital’s missing plaque now found

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRONZE plaque from the former Lucy Baldwin Hospital, which was assumed stolen, has been found.

Celebrate friendship month at harvest festival

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

ONE of the largest and oldest societies in the UK is celebrating its friendship month this September by holding a special event.

Irish singer-songwriter to play town hall

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A DOUBLE platinum selling singer-songwriter will be performing in Kidderminster as part of his UK tour later next month.

Classic cars go on display for charity

Evesham Journal: Small businesses targeted by scammers

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

AN INAUGRAL classic car event in Wyre Forest will raise funds for a charity that provides lifesaving hospital equipment.

TV bosses looking out for contestants

Evesham Journal: BIG NEWS: The BBC logo on a gate at BBC Television Centre after plans to close digital radio stations 6 Music and the Asian Network were confirmed

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

CONTESTANTS are needed for two BBC television series and are urging Wyre Forest residents to take part.

Family ‘give back’ after daughter’s hospital help

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE family of a Stourport child who suffered from a life-threatening brain-swelling condition are raising money for the hospital which treated her.

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.

Service boss takes plunge

Evesham Journal:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE manager of a Bewdley day service is taking a chilling plunge to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Wolverley head gives tips to new students

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE headteacher of a Wyre Forest school has given tips to children who are making the transition from primary school to secondary school next month.

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.

Reserve fish refuge finished

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CONSTRUCTION has been completed on a fish refuge at Spennells Valley Nature Reserve in Kidderminster.

Private gardens open for charity

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

GREENFINGERED residents of Wyre Forest are being invited to take a look into other people’s gardens over the weekend.

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.

Sweethearts celebrate diamond anniversary

Evesham Journal:

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHILDHOOD sweethearts from Kidderminster are celebrating 60 years of marriage today.

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.

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