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Worcestershire involved in new tool to help discover what works in early help
A NEW interactive online guidebook has been launched to help show what works in early intervention to improve children's outcomes.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
STAFF at Go Ape in Worcestershire are literally going bananas to support the Teenage Cancer Trust.
The forest adventure course, based near Kidderminster, has been taken part in the nation wide Go Ape big banana relay to raise money for the charity.
Care centre opened in Kidderminster
Key Staff, which already provides palliative and domiciliary care throughout Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, has set up a new branch in Comberton Hill, Kidderminster.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
a Wyre Forest law firm has raised 2,000 for Kemp Hospice.
Staff from Painters Solicitors, which has offices in Kidderminster and Stourport, took part in the charity's magical midnight walk and collected sponsorship money from work colleagues, friends and family.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
a Bewdley pub has received an accolade from Wyre Forest Camra.
The Rising Sun, in Kidderminster Road in the tourist town, was named pub of the season for spring 2014 by the district branch of the campaign for real ale.
European funding success for Worcestershire back to work projects
A GROUP of Worcestershire organisations have each won European funding so they can continue to help the long term unemployed get back to work.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
CCTV set for Comberton Hill
A CCTV camera will be installed on Comberton Hill with the aim of tackling anti-social behaviour, after a long-running campaign for the equipment by local traders.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Head retires after decade
THE headteacher of King Charles I School and Sixth Form Centre in Kidderminster is retiring after 10 years in the role.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Campus construction marked with capsule
BURIED TREASURES: From left, councillor Stephen Williams, Alice Hatfield, 9, Cameron Marsh, 10 and Steve Harker of Speller Metcalfe.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
ARTS groups in Wyre Forest are being invited to apply for grant funding.
The Elmley Foundation, a registered charity which supports the arts across Worcestershire and Herefordshire, is offering cash awards of up to A 1,000 to pay for events or equipment.
Funding u-turn saves debt service
VULENRABLE families in Wyre Forest have been handed a lifeline after a government-backed agency reversed its original decision to slash funding to a local debt advice scheme.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Support group for grandparents launched
SUPPORT: Ruth Gregory with Brian Colley, director of Talbot Solicitors, left, and councillor Marcus Hart at the launch of the Severn-Stour Grandparents' Support Group.
Council hubs axe temporarily blocked
ANGRY councillors have temporarily blocked the "arbitrary" and "wrong" decision by Wyre Forest District Council 's cabinet to axe hubs in Stourport and Bewdley.
Generation game repeats itself as female number five arrives
IN 1987:Clockwise from top left, Glenda Brown, 39, Jean Hore, 62, baby Amy Louise, Laura Wycherley, 18, and Sarah Blything, 100.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
WYRE Forest residents have given 3,800 meals to families in need.
Non-perishable items, including long-life milk, cereals and tinned fruit, were handed over to Kidderminster Foodbank at donation points in Tesco stores, as part of the fourth neighbourhood food collection event.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Is this the coolest car in Wyre Forest?
Buy this photo BRIGHT BANGER: Matthew Roberts, Christopher Farley and Emily Seal will drive from Bewdley to Amsterdam in their unique BMW.
Father and son climb Kilimanjaro for foundation
THE father and brother of Emily Jordan, who died in a riverboarding accident in New Zealand, climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro with the aim of raising money for her foundation.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wyre Forest MP to hold latest surgery
WYRE Forest residents are being invited to Sainsbury's in Kidderminster to speak to MP Mark Garnier MP about local matters.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA
KIDDERMINSTER and District RSPCA branch is hosting a vintage afternoon tea to raise money for the rehoming of animals in Wyre Forest.
Panto poster competition winner announced
GOLDILOCKS: Rebecca Swann, right, with Sophie Carrier of the Monday Night Group, who added the finishing touches to Rebecca's original picture.