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Wyre Forest firm selected as IT partner for cricket club
OGL Computer, which is based in Stourport and has a site in Kidderminster, has supported the club for more than seven years, helping to keep their IT infrastructure robust and as a sponsor.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Another Easter outing for Bewdley ducks
DUCKS AWAY: Competitors throw their racers in the River Severn at the start of last year's race.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
THE editor of the Kidderminster Shuttle is leaving this month after 21 years at the helm.
He has presided over a period of major change in recent years and has relished the challenge of steering a newspaper founded in Victorian times into the digital era.
Paper at the centre of community
SINCE his arrival as editor in 1993, Clive Joyce has tried to put The Shuttle at the centre of Wyre Forest life and says: "Local newspapers have tremendous potential to play a wider role than just providing information and I have always looked to harness the power of The Shuttle to benefit the community."
Plan to shape Wyre Forest future sparks anger
PLANS to reshape Wyre Forest District Council by cutting the number of wards from 17 to 11 has sparked fury among local politicians who have slammed some of the proposed new boundaries as "illogical".
Closure Fears: John Aston at the Kidderminster recycling centre.
A PUBLIC consultation is to be held later this year into the future of a Kidderminster recycling facility at the centre of closure rumours.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Paws for Thought: Kemp Hospice fundraiser Sophie Bishop and her dog Bo.
KEMP Hospice is inviting dog-lovers and their pets to join them for their first three-mile sponsored dog walk through the Wyre Forest.
FIREFIGHTERS in Wyre Forest were called to two separate fires at railway embankments on Sunday.
The first incident was a fire in 20sq metres of grass by the Severn Valley Railway near Trimpley Sailing Club, Trimpley Reservoir, at about 5pm.
District council could spend extra 125k
WYRE Forest residents are being reminded to register to vote if they plan on heading to the polls next month.
Wyre Forest socialists warn of 'NHS break up'
A SOCIALIST activist in Wyre Forest has challenged the main political parties to be "open about the break-up of the NHS" at a public meeting.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Chance to learn more about forest's wildlife
REEN FINGERS: Wyre Forest watch leaders Mary Bendall and Chris Doncaster, with Ben Rudlin, 9, who attends the Wyre Forest Watch.
Grant gets firm back on its feet
A BEWDLEY business that had to shut when hit by the recent flooding is now up and running again after receiving a grant.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Vandals Hit Lifesaving Charity Sara
"GUTTED" lifesaving volunteers with a Wyre Forest land and river rescue service are determined to get back to full strength after their base was ransacked by callous vandals.
Elizabeth Mills' medals to be given to Stourport organisations
SOLD medals and an MBE belonging to Wyre Forest's leading lady Elizabeth Mills will be presented back to the community thanks to her goddaughter.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
New Wyre Forest leisure centre step closer with outline permission
PLANS for a new A 10.1 million leisure centre in Wyre Forest have taken a step forward after winning outline planning permission.
Trio of MPs visit rocket motors firm
FIRM INTEREST: From left, Jim Fleming and Mark Hardman, both Roxel UK, Sir Peter Luff, Philip Dunne, Mark Garnier and Jacques Desclaux.
'One-Off' Dizzie Moore Remembered at Memorial Service
Buy this photo LEADING LADY: Dizzie Moore's photo, flowers and her hat at the front of St Anne's Church.
Guides in capital trip to mark science week
SCIENTIFIC: Robin Harvey, train manager, with from left, Gail Tutcher and Rhiannon Meadows, Georgina Hardy, Sophie Bublik and Samantha Gough.
More cats poisoned in district
CATS are still being killed by anti-freeze in Wyre Forest, despite warnings, after two died from poisoning in Stourport, just days apart.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Man assaulted while his Stourport home was burgled
TWO men have been arrested after a vulnerable man was threatened and assaulted for more than two hours while his house was being burgled.