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Archive - Thursday, 9 November 2000

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  • Black belts

    MEMBERS of Tsunami, Bewdley and Kidderminster's Shukokai Karate Club attended a three-day course at the West Midlands headquarters. read more

  • No apologies for not following the script

    I FEEL David Lock was way out of order in trying to proscribe what topics we may or may not approach our Prime Minister with, on Tony Blair's visit to flood-beset Bewdley. read more

  • Man in police attack

    A DRUNKEN man ordered police out of his house, then threw a heavy ornament at them from the top of the stairs, Kidderminster magistrates heard. read more

  • No need for shame over driving a car

    I APPLAUD Dr. Martin's letter to the Journal on November 2 and look forward to seeing him get off the bus from South Littleton to do his shopping, or does he use his car? Dr. Martin, there is nothing to be ashamed of using a car. read more

  • But parking poses a village problem

    I HAVE just read the report about the parking ban in Longborough and to say I am amazed would be putting it rather mildly - it is just beyond belief. read more

  • Fearful of challenging the luddite mentality

    I AM fed up with being told that Kidderminster Hospital as it was would have been the best thing for all of us. read more

  • .... And is anyone checking the effect

    I HAVE lived on the A44 for 18 years and watched the volume of traffic increase. However,since the introduction of the 40mph zone at Cropthorne, I find it increasingly difficult to join the main road from my drive which is just out side the zone. read more

  • Just how fast are we supposed to go?

    A small matter in the sum total of the worlds problems but does any one know the speed limit on Station Road towards Evesham from Broadway village to the roundabout at the Broadway bypass? read more

  • Thoughtless mob bring shame on Wyre Forest

    AT a time when our hearts go out to the flood victims of Bewdley, local hospital protesters have brought shame on the people of Wyre Forest. read more

  • Problems which come first here

    I MUST reply to the letter from K Marshall, accusing me of making excuses for the lack of response by the people of Evesham to the charges of homophobia and racism. I was making excuses for no one, rather I was trying to put across the point that there is no problem in the first place. I know it galls members of the politically correct brigade when other people do not share their ability to see the world the way that they do, but believe me we are all too aware of the problems in society. Of course local folk show more interest in the re-location of the Post Office and the potential loss of the Regal cinema - these problems do exist, and therefore these issues do exercise peoples' concern. read more

  • Bail for teenager in lorry theft case

    A LORRY worth £23,000 was stolen when a building at Cornhill Farm, Shatterford, was broken into, Kidderminster magistrates have heard. read more

  • It's an enviable life..

    THE Stakhanovites inside that bureaucratic job-creating paradise known as the European Commission have yet again demonstrated their devotion to The Cause: I refer to their latest success - the drafting of regulations governing food laws that will, amongst many food-processes, include those affecting shot game-birds, and the policy thereof. read more

  • Probation for firebomb threat

    A TEENAGER from a hard-working family committed "a catalogue of loutish behaviour" over six months including a firebomb threat, Worcester Crown Court heard. read more

  • Competition on the way

    KIDDERMINSTER Chess Club committee members John Wrench, Paul Thomas and Clive Billings are organising an open tournament which will mainly cater for Worcestershire players. read more

  • Wren's Nest in form

    WREN'S Nest edged past New Inn Pound Green in the Wyre Forest Trivia League. read more

  • 9/11/00 - Singh turns down Warwicks offer

    WORCESTERSHIRE'S hopes of signing highly-rated batsman Anurag Singh have been boosted after he turned down the offer of a new two-year contract to stay with Warwickshire. read more

  • £10,000 raid on ironmongers

    RAIDERS have stolen £10,000 of electrical tools from a Kidderminster ironmonger's store. read more

  • Bail is refused

    MAGISTRATES have refused bail to 24-year-old tyre fitter Jamie Dunn, of Callow Hill, Rock, after he admitted driving while banned, without insurance and with more than twice the permitted level of alcohol. read more

  • Christmas cones stolen in £4,000 nursery raid

    A NURSERY is set to lose £4,000 worth of Christmas orders after decorations including painted cones and straw rings for wreaths were stolen. read more

  • Teenager faces robbery charge

    A 16-YEAR-OLD boy accused of attempting an armed robbery at the Hop Pole Stores, Cleobury Road, Bewdley, on Saturday evening has been refused bail by Kidderminster magistrates. read more

  • £600,000 of art stolen in raid

    THIEVES have made off with an "astonishing" £600,000 haul of fine art and antiques during a theft in Kidderminster. read more

  • Fined for driving without insurance

    A DRIVER who was stopped at the Worcester Road traffic island in Kidderminster because he was not wearing a seat belt has been fined £550 with £75 costs, by magistrates. read more

  • Letter from Westminster

    LAST week's visit by Tony Blair to Bewdley was a further chance for local people who were opposed to changes at our hospital to demonstrate their opposition. read more

  • Improvements will take time

    GOING into the Regal cinema, Evesham is like going into a time warp. I can remember in the 40s/50s when the foyer was painted in chocolate brown, inside the cinema was beautifully painted in lovely colours. Now its blue ceiling and red walls are not too inviting. It is nice to have art deco but the reason in going to the cinema is to see a film, admire dcor yes. read more

  • MP bashing has overtaken the welfare of patients

    AS a pragmatic objective researcher looking carefully at the facts, I understand the reasons why the changes are being made at Kidderminster Hospital and have every confidence that "investing in excellence" will deliver high quality health care. read more

  • Jail sentence is suspended

    A woman who made "a vicious and unprovoked attack" on a Stourport postman as he sat in his van in the Post Office yard has walked free from Worcester Crown Court. read more

  • No prizes for losers after county cup penalty shoot-out sickener

    Bishampton Utd 1, read more

  • With the juniors

    Evesham Colts U-14 3, read more

  • Shame about noisy store

    I WOULD like to thank everyone who organised and took part in the children's violin concert held in aid of the NSPCC at the Rowland Hill shopping centre on Saturday, October 28. read more

  • Timing of work is unfortunate

    I NOTE in October 19 issue of the Shuttle/Times & News that improvements are being made to Kidderminster town centre. read more

  • Just seeing red over 'pointless' lights

    I AM trying to fathom the point of the traffic lights on the A449 at the Black Bridge. read more

  • Confidence in high level of standards

    I WISH to respond to your story "Furore over home plan" in the November 2 issue. read more

  • Jordan joy at fishery as angler Ray bags big catch

    Kidderminster angler Ray Jordan landed a 70lb total bag of roach, bream, crucians, orfe and carp on the coarse lakes at Shatterford Fishery. read more

  • Ground doubt for big Vase fixture

    STOURPORT Swifts must switch their FA Vase second round match with Chasetown this weekend due to the floods that have swept across their Walshes Meadow ground. read more

  • Brintons win town battle

    BRINTONS swept through to the cup quarter-finals after an ill-tempered 3-2 victory over nine-man rivals Wyre Forest. read more

  • A stroll for Chaddesley

    CHADDESLEY Corbett strolled into the Worcester Nursing Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 5-2 victory over Worcester League side Lamb and Flag. read more

  • Refs wanted inside

    REFEREES of all standards are required to help run a popular five-a-side indoor league that is currently running in this area. read more

  • Faced by a sea of water

    I WRITE concerning the pedestrian subway, half-way up the Kidderminster ring road between the Crossley Park traffic lights and Blackwell Street, which provides pedestrians with access from Church Street to St Mary's Church. read more

  • Letter of the week

    I READ with interest the "Letter of the Week" sent in by AJ Williams (October 26), and I am in full support of his views on the proposed incinerator site. read more

  • CS gas used on driver

    A MAN who tried to dodge a "lunatic" driving charge by claiming he was only a car passenger was yesterday warned he faced jail. read more

  • Ten on trot lifts Town clear at top

    Pershore Town 3, Meir KA 1 read more

  • Dredging is the answer

    AS someone Bewdley-born and raised in the town but now living in Kidderminster, I cannot, for the life of me, see why someone hasn't come up with the idea of dredging the river from Dowles Ford to below Lax Lane ford. read more

  • First half double helps Town earn Urn win

    TOWN made hard work of Tuesday's Worcestershire Senior Urn tie but they were full value for their second win in four days, writes Mervyn Collins. read more

  • Phil is top boss again

    PHIL Mullen has been named Dr Martens League Western Division Manager of the Month for the second time this season read more

  • We seem to be paying more for less

    I WAS most concerned to read in your October 12 issue that there are plans to consider raising council tax again. read more

  • 9/11/00 - Singh turns down Warwicks offer

    WORCESTERSHIRE'S hopes of signing highly-rated batsman Anurag Singh have been boosted after he turned down the offer of a new two-year contract to stay with Warwickshire. read more

  • Rangers run riot to halt pacesetters Peopleton

    EARLY Division Two pacesetters, Peopleton, were stopped in their tracks when they met an inspired Ilmington Rangers side. read more

  • Flood of goals as forwards rule

    THE wet weather might have abated on Saturday but it was raining goals in the Stratford Alliance. read more

  • Talented Textron show home side the way to goal

    BRINTON ARMS underlined their top position in Sunday Division Four of the Kidderminster and District Football League with a 15-0 demolition of Railway Bell at the weekend. read more

  • Snooks hit top

    SNOOKS A marched to the top of the Kidderminster and District Monday Snooker League with a 5-0 win over Blakedown. read more

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