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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.
Health Concern to propose alternative budge at tonight's meeting
OPPOSITION parties on Wyre Forest District Council will look to postpone tonight's planned vote on the 2014/15 budget - but the authority's leader said they were "avoiding the difficult questions".
Salute to Wyre Forest social worker in final
A WYRE Forest social worker has reached the finals of a contest for her work in safeguarding children in Worcestershire.
Weaving looms 'tell their story' at Kidderminster carpet museum
WEAVING looms at Kidderminster's carpet museum will "tell visitors their stories" in a series of audio dramatisations of life inside a factory.
Karate students to raise funds for charity at annual competition
A WYRE Forest Karate club is continuing its fundraising efforts for Worcestershire Deaf Children's Society at its annual competition.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Documentary on bee crisis to be shown in Stourport
The Wyre Forest Friends of the Earth will be presenting More Than Honey, a documentary by Oscar-nominated Markus Imhoof.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Coffee morning to offer advice to Kidderminster diabetes patients
The event, which will be held at the Fred Holland Centre for Diabetes, will take place from 10am to noon on Friday, December 6. Chairman of Wyre Forest Diabetes UK voluntary group Fred Holland said: "Every year at Christmas, we have a get together with all the patients.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Appeal to help school hit by typhoon
SCHOOLS in Wyre Forest are being urged to show their generosity by helping to raise funds to rebuild a typhoon-ravaged Filipino school.