a Traditional fish and chip shop has been opened in Stourport, creating nine new jobs.
Wilson's, of Bridge Street, which has been set up by business partners Graham Price and Lee Wilson, was officially launched by Mayor of Stourport Cliff Brewer at a ceremony on Tuesday, August 12. The entrepreneurial pair refurbished empty premises to set up the shop and have breathed new life into the building that housed the popular Cogs Cafe in ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
a Classic car event will help a Wyre Forest community commemorate its fallen war heroes.
Arley's annual vintage car rally and car boot, which takes place on bank holiday Monday, August 25, will raise funds for the refurbishment of the village's memorial hall.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New piano strikes perfect note
NEW INSTRUMENT: From left, Peter Barnett, Richard Perrin, trustee of the Helen Mackaness Charitable Trust, and Jenny Paddock, director of St George's Hall.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Rivern Severn, Bewdley.
The local authority has agreed to set up a working party to identify the social needs of the elderly in the town and improve their quality of life.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
FOUR Wyre Forest students are celebrating top exam results.
Alex Powell, 21, and Maxine Watkins, 43, of Kidderminster, Hannah Ford, 21, of Far Forest and Rosie Stanton, 21, of Stourport, all achieved first class honours degrees at the University of Worcester.
Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats
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.
LIFE is a beach at the Severn Valley Railway this summer.
The heritage attraction has installed a specially-constructed stretch of sand at its station in Arley and visitors can now "be beside the seaside" right here in Wyre Forest.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Wyre Forest students celebrate exam results
At The Bewdley School and Sixth Form Centre, 100 per cent of students achieved at least two A level passes at A* to E with 75 per cent of those at grades C or above.
100 jobs to be created as auto giant builds A 5m Kidderminster factory
Wyre Forest beat off strong competition from across the UK, Europe and Asia to attract the investment from Amtek Auto Group.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Voting turnout statistics revealed
MORE members of the public voted in the May elections in Wyre Forest than in previous years, according to official figures.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Hydration campaign launched in Worcestershire
Associate chief nursing officer at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust David Shakespeare, infection prevention nurse Josie Mchale-Owen, deputy executive nurse for quality and patient safety for NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove and NHS Wyre Forest CCGs Cat MORE than 500 patients, family members and visitors to hospitals in Worcestershire have been ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Wyre Forest Baby of the Year Competition - Enter Now
Free photographs are being taken outside Argos in the Swan Centre, Kidderminster, between 10am and 4pm from today until Saturday.
SIXTEEN young people have organised a family fun day in support of Kemp Hospice.
The teenagers, who are taking part in the government-backed National Citizen Service programme, will run the event on Sunday, August 17 from 12.30pm at Stoke Prior Sports and Country Club in Bromsgrove.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Cash boost for rescue service
A CHEQUE for more than A 5,800 has been handed over to Severn Area Rescue for Wyre Forest from former Mayor of Kidderminster , John Campion .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Wyre Forest remembers war heroes
COMMUNITIES across Wyre Forest commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the start of the First World War with special services and events.
Society is getting ready for horticultural show
GREEN FINGERS: Diane Chater, publicity secretary, Stuart Williams, club secretary and Connie Jones and Sue Humphries, St George's Hall volunteers, prepare for the Flower, Vegetable and Floral Art Show.
Debt agencies chase residents over broadband charges
WYRE Forest people are being chased by debt collectors when they try to stand up to broadband companies over costly cancellation charges.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
UKIP launch litter pick to tidy up area
UP: UKIP members Andy Hall, Owen Cleary, councillor Michael Wrench and Bill Hopkins will be leading the litter pick campaign.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Boost for farmers welcomed by MP
A NEW Government initiative which could see A 400 million of new business for British famers and food producers has been backed by Wyre Forest's MP.
a Former Wyre Forest man is taking on the cycling challenge of a lifetime.
Matthew Hackett, who lived in Wolverley for six years before moving to Hagley, will pedal 969 miles in nine days from Land's End to John O'Groats alongside five of his friends.