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1 hr ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

Gang who kidnapped a Kidderminster man given long jail sentences

A GANG who kidnapped a man outside his Worcestershire home and subjected him to torture in a 28-hour ordeal have been given long jail sentences.

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5 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

Boom! Housing market bonanza in county as prices rocket

A HOUSING market boom has hit Worcestershire - with average prices rocketing by a staggering 12 per cent in one year.

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5 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

FREEZING fundraisers across Wyre Forest have been taking part in an online craze.

Social media sites are awash with videos of brave Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley residents completing the ice bucket challenge and raising money for the fight against motor neurone disease, as well as other local charities.

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9 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

Bus Services Saved: Driver Mark Ashley setting off on the Hopper bus.

COMMUNITY bus services in Kidderminster have won a reprieve - saving three jobs and keeping the wheels on the road for hundreds of passengers.

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9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

134-year-old document saved from the skip

Above: The Articles of Agreement that could possibly have been hand written with a quill pen.

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9 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

Grandads go back to school

BACK TO SCHOOL: Grandfathers Mike Webster, left and Barry Ensor go back to Wolverley Sebright VA Primary School after 60 years.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

IcBurton

New Year's Honours for top West Midlands policemen

Retired Chief Superintendent Neil Evans and DCC Dave Thompson to be presented with the Queen's Police Medal at Buckingham Palace Former chief superintendent Neil Evans and deputy chief constable Dave Thompson of West Midlands Police have both received the Queen's Police Medal Recently retired chief superintendent Neil Evans and deputy chief ... (more)

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Kidderminster Shuttle

at War: Colonel John Thursfield at Foncquevillers in June 1916.

A RECENT article in the The Times highlighted the significant role a Wyre Forest man played in informing the public about the events of the First World War.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Tearooms welcome children from Belarus

The eastern Europeans were brought to Wyre Forest by Chernobyl Children's Lifeline, a charity set up to provide them with respite care in the UK.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Wolverley head gives tips to new students

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

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Black Country Museum poet will be recruiting for war stories

THE Black Country Living Museum's World War One summer centenary commemorations will culminate in a day of theatre, storytelling and music across the 26-acre site this Saturday .

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IcNetwork

Catholic college makes good progress following glowing inspection report

Wales' only Catholic sixth-form college is making good progress but there is too much variation in learner outcomes between courses, according to the nation's inspectorate.

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Mirror.co.uk

The top 10 couples escapes under A 500pp - perfect time for a romantic late getaway

The Med has all the summer's heat stored up, warm days are tailor made for European city breaks and here in the UK trees have the first kiss of autumn colour Postira is a pretty, unspoilt fishing village surrounded by vineyards on the Island of Brac and it's just a 10-minute drive from Supetar, where the ferry from Split sails in.

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South Wales Argus

Newport skyline changing as Friars Walk takes shape

NEWPORT'S newest major department store is taking shape and building has started on a cinema at the Friars Walk development, pictures show.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Exhibition to commemorate First World War

The People's War 1914-1918: Kidderminster Remembers has a programme of songs, music, drama, films and re-enactments that will bring to life the Great War period.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

IcNetwork

Lipsmackin' marvels in Wales this weekend

The weather's set for an upturn, so we may have some more summer weekends to come this year, but here's our pick of what to do in Wales if you're rumbly of tummy this weekend The ever growing Pop Up Cardiff have announced a food combination of new flavours and old favourites for their last Pop Up in August.

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Worcester News

Daily Diary August 30, 1914

First German aeroplane raid on Paris. British losses in France for the four days of battle August 23-27 were between five and six thousand.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

Shop raid gang members jailed for total of 22 years

Two members of an armed gang which terrorised women Midland store workers have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

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Campaignseries.co.uk

Dead Risca man named locally as Stephen Lambert

THE man who died following an incident in Risca on Wednesday night causing police to launch a murder investigation has been named locally as Stephen 'Lammy' Lambert.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

BLOG - Wyre Forest school trip to the United Nations

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.

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