Dementia cases not diagnosed
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has released statistics for every area as part of a state of the nation report into dementia care in a bid to encourage residents to put pressure on local health organisations to drive up standards.
New Wyre Forest leisure centre plans under spotlight
LEISURE centre plans for Wyre Forest have been put under the spotlight as council leaders begin a new tendering process for the proposed sports facility.
'We need our fire station', say councillors
Against closure: Stephen Clee at Bewdley Fire Station, which could be shut down in fire authority plans to cut costs WYRE Forest councillors will be submitting their concerns over the possible closure of Bewdley Fire Station and the removal of an engine in Kidderminster to fire chiefs.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
1m Wyre Forest budget cuts given the go-ahead
Money-saving plans were given the go-ahead at a full council meeting on Wednesday last week, three months earlier than previous budget-setting cycles.
Anger at Blue Badge Disabled Parking Plans
DISABLED drivers will park on double yellow lines or not come into Kidderminster town centre if blue badge holders lose their concessions, according to a campaign leader.
Nearly 10,000 Wyre Forest households not yet registered to vote
MORE than a fifth of households in Wyre Forest have not yet registered anyone to vote in next year's elections.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Pop-up shop opens in Kidderminster
Buy this photo New shop: From left, Hilary Hollis, of safer wyre forest, PCSO Brian Cornibert and Justin Bryant, chairman of safer wyre forest.
County by-elections in Wyre Forest cost 40k
Seats in Stourport and St Mary's, Kidderminster, were left empty by councillors who had won in May's original elections.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kidderminster councillor in Westminster bid
A WYRE Forest district councillor says he will continue to give "100 per cent" to his role as ward representative, despite being selected as a candidate for a West Midlands parliamentary constituency at the next election.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Youngsters takeover council and emergency services
YOUNGSTERS got to grips with some of the issues facing local council, police and fire services as they stepped into the shoes of decision makers and officers as part of a takeover day.
Parties crossed over Wyre Forest boundaries
A HEATED debate has broken out between Wyre Forest councillors over how to draw up the district's boundary lines when member numbers fall in 2015.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
New golf range opens in Wyre Forest
The A 250,000 floodlit and covered range, located on a five-acre site next to the first hole at Wharton Park Golf Club 's championship course, features oversized bays and specially sprung mats.
Stourport facebook page owner's 'pride' at commendation
THE owner of a facebook page dedicated to all things Stourport has spoken of her "pride" after being praised at a Wyre Forest awards ceremony.
'Fire plans could leave lives at risk'
A BEWDLEY councillor has spoken out against the possible closure of the town's fire station during a meeting with fire chiefs.
Dynamic duo are honoured with BEM
They received the honour, handed out in recognition of charity and volunteer work, by the Queen's Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, Patrick Holcroft, during a ceremony in Worcester.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Work to begin on Kemp Hospice expansion project
WORK is due to begin on Kemp Hospice 's expansion project to create more space for the growing number of services it provides.
Doubts over future of Wyre Forest homeless project
A PROJECT to house vulnerable homeless young people in a nearly-completed A 1.6 million Kidderminster building could founder if proposed council funding cuts go ahead.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Illegal booze seized in Kidderminster and Stourport
Counterfeit vodka and non duty paid whiskey was seized in the Wyre Forest towns as well as Bromsgrove, Hollywood and Malvern by Worcestershire Regulatory Services after 74 county businesses were visited this month.
UKIP 'bouncing back' from Eric Kitson race saga
THE UK Independence Party will "bounce back" from the Eric Kitson saga at next year's elections according to its Wyre Forest parliamentary spokesman.
Women's pride as they are rewarded for efforts
COMMUNITY: From the left, Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire Lt Col Patrick Holcroft, medal recipients Robert Morris, Isobel Dale, Wendy Allen, Jennifer Jester aNd Muriel Lanman.