MEMBERS of Tsunami, Bewdley and Kidderminster's Shukokai Karate Club attended a three-day course at the West Midlands headquarters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I AM fed up with being told that Kidderminster Hospital as it was would have been the best thing for all of us.
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.
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?
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.
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…
A LORRY worth £23,000 was stolen when a building at Cornhill Farm, Shatterford, was broken into, Kidderminster magistrates have heard.
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,…
A TEENAGER from a hard-working family committed "a catalogue of loutish behaviour" over six months including a firebomb threat, Worcester Crown Court heard.
KIDDERMINSTER Chess Club committee members John Wrench, Paul Thomas and Clive Billings are organising an open tournament which will mainly cater for Worcestershire players.
WREN'S Nest edged past New Inn Pound Green in the Wyre Forest Trivia League.
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.
RAIDERS have stolen £10,000 of electrical tools from a Kidderminster ironmonger's store.
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.
A NURSERY is set to lose £4,000 worth of Christmas orders after decorations including painted cones and straw rings for wreaths were stolen.
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.
THIEVES have made off with an "astonishing" £600,000 haul of fine art and antiques during a theft in Kidderminster.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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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.
I NOTE in October 19 issue of the Shuttle/Times & News that improvements are being made to Kidderminster town centre.
I AM trying to fathom the point of the traffic lights on the A449 at the Black Bridge.
I WISH to respond to your story "Furore over home plan" in the November 2 issue.
Kidderminster angler Ray Jordan landed a 70lb total bag of roach, bream, crucians, orfe and carp on the coarse lakes at Shatterford Fishery.
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.
BRINTONS swept through to the cup quarter-finals after an ill-tempered 3-2 victory over nine-man rivals Wyre Forest.
CHADDESLEY Corbett strolled into the Worcester Nursing Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 5-2 victory over Worcester League side Lamb and Flag.
REFEREES of all standards are required to help run a popular five-a-side indoor league that is currently running in this area.
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.
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.
A MAN who tried to dodge a "lunatic" driving charge by claiming he was only a car passenger was yesterday warned he faced jail.
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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.
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.
PHIL Mullen has been named Dr Martens League Western Division Manager of the Month for the second time this season
I WAS most concerned to read in your October 12 issue that there are plans to consider raising council tax again.
EARLY Division Two pacesetters, Peopleton, were stopped in their tracks when they met an inspired Ilmington Rangers side.
THE wet weather might have abated on Saturday but it was raining goals in the Stratford Alliance.
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.
SNOOKS A marched to the top of the Kidderminster and District Monday Snooker League with a 5-0 win over Blakedown.