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Archive - Thursday, 16 May 2002

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  • Rebecca's Evesham delight

    ROWING: Fourteen Stourport Boat Club crews raced at Evesham's two-day regatta with the current season in its infancy. read more

  • Herring and meat lure big cats

    SHATTERFORD Fishery proved a good venue for Kidderminster's Brian Warren who used a damsel nymph to catch eight trout to 3.5lb. read more

  • MOORLANDS

    MEADOWS Bank, Monday: C Hill 89-8-0, A Newton 79-15-0, K Walker 65-14-0, B Marklew 59-5-0, B Jones 56-5-0, M Bradley 53-13-0. read more

  • Poole Hall

    THERE has been good fishing on all coarse waters throughout the week with weights varying from 11lb up to 82lb. read more

  • Willow Marsh

    The Friday Evening Open provided excellent sport and was won by Martin Taylor, fishing with a long pole and using worms. read more

  • HETA AC

    HETA Pool: P Baker 13-15, P Reynolds 7-4, J Connolly 4-9. read more

  • Three face jail for £80,000 OAP scam

    THREE people, including a Kidderminster man, who carried out an £80,000 scam to obtain goods by using the details of elderly patients in Midlands' hospitals are facing jail. read more

  • Larford Lakes

    VINE AC Charity Open, 57 pegs: J Billingham 67-0, S Cooksey 34-14, I Giddings 31-10, P Tolley 29-11, C Tolley 29-8, A Gethen 28-14 (all on maggot and trout pellet). read more

  • Punch leads to pub ban

    MAGISTRATES have imposed a three-month ban from the Cricketers' Arms, Lorne Street, Kidderminster, on a customer who punched another man in the face. read more

  • Marks Tackle

    LARFORD Open: R Evans 39-0-0, M Haines 27-8-0, J Johnson 16-0-0. read more

  • May 16, 2002

    NATIONAL Epilepsy Week starts on Saturday with the announcement of an audit of epilepsy-related death. read more

  • Teenager attacked

    Three youths beat a teenager and stole his mobile phone in a robbery near Kidderminster town centre. read more

  • Wolverley Angling Club

    HAYE Farm Match: G Reece 13-5, H Paczkowski 11-2, P Brookes 10-14. read more

  • Spring cutting ruins roadside habitats

    I AM disgusted that for the second year running Worcestershire County Council have chosen to cut the Bewdley bypass verges in the spring when our precious wild flowers are in full bloom. read more

  • Rabbit taken from hutch

    The owners of a one-year-old pet rabbit have issued a plea for its return after it was stolen from a hutch in a Kidderminster back garden. read more

  • Old Bear AC

    JUNIORS Canal: N Carter 1-4-0, W Coldrick 0-13-8, G Hart 0-10-0. read more

  • Awards in their hands

    FOURTEEN students are celebrating passing their Wado Ryu karate grading after training hard for up to six months. read more

  • Runners-up hope

    CHESS: Kidderminster look set for runners-up spot in Wolverhampton and District League Division One following a 4-2 home victory over Stourbridge. read more

  • Library tribute to former PM

    A BUST of Stourport's most famous son has been rescued from obscurity to resume pride of place in the town's library. read more

  • Cleobury clinch shield

    GOLF: Skipper Alan Sykes lifted the Droitwich Shield after Cleobury Mortimer's scratch team won a brilliant final against Wharton Park. read more

  • Drivers rallying around

    MOTORSPORT: Rally team West Midlands Motorsport are looking forward to another good weekend when they head to Louth. read more

  • 900 plants on show

    MORE than 900 varieties of plants will be on display to the public on Sunday when a retired Stourport nurseryman throws open his garden to the public in aid of charity. read more

  • Brian home first

    ATHLETICS: Ten Amazing Feet Running Club members competed in the inter-club race league's fifth event at the Halesowen Hillock 10 mile multi-terrain race on Sunday. read more

  • Charity rafters back on river with a splash

    HUNDREDS of people lined the River Severn in spring sunshine on Sunday to cheer on crews in an annual raft race which has raised thousands of pounds for charity over the years. read more

  • Points for Elton

    MOTORSPORT: Dunley driver Elton Sheldon scored his first points in the 2002 Volkswagen Racing Cup on Saturday at Oulton Park with a brace of top-10 places. read more

  • Tontine 'can be catalyst'

    A "LANDMARK" building in Stourport basin that has been lying empty for a year will be the catalyst to regenerate the area, according to owners British Waterways. read more

  • Card from Queen for Victoria, 105

    A KIDDERMINSTER woman can lay claim to being the oldest resident in the district still living at home. read more

  • Cup draw made

    BOWLS: The Kidderminster and District League's next delegates meeting will be on June 6. read more

  • Calling for shared traffic warden

    PARKING abuses have led a lobby group to call for a full-time traffic warden. read more

  • Grading greats at a town club

    MARTIAL ARTS: Four second-dan black belt students have made the grade at Kidderminster Tae Kwon Do Club. read more

  • Lombard Les

    GOLF: Les Madeley was Cleobury Mortimer's Lombard qualifier, winning the Division Two Men's April Medal. read more

  • Fascinating history of river town

    THE first comprehensive history of Stourport since the 1930s has been launched in the town. read more

  • Mixed fortunes

    GOLF: Ombersley beat South Hereford but lost matches against Abbey Park and Bromsgrove. read more

  • Sticking with professionals

    I REALISE that Mr Boyle (Shuttle/Times and News Letters, May 9) must have had vast experience of the technicalities of walking. read more

  • A second for Town

    BEWDLEY Town secured the West Midlands League Division One South runner-up spot on Tuesday after a 1-0 win over local rivals Chaddesley Corbett. read more

  • Tomkinsons AC

    COOKLEY Canal competition: M Sztybel 8-13-0, G Owen 6-11-0, J Baylie 5-0-0. read more

  • Woodward Grosvenor AC

    CONTEST at Hazelhurst 12th May: G Mansell 12-11, K Tombs 8-3.5, T Cooke 7-13, J Brown 6-4, D Saunders 3-4. read more

  • Teacher is suspended

    A TEACHER at St Nicholas Middle School, Pinvin, has been suspended for fourteen days, pending an investigation. read more

  • Gardener in cat appeal

    GARDENS have been alive with colourful spring flowers, and we keen gardeners are busy buying summer and autumn displays to complement what we have spent hundreds of pounds on. read more

  • Praise for Lee

    WOLVERHAMPTON Wanderers star Lee Naylor delighted Ferndale Youth by spending about four hours at their presentation night on Saturday. read more

  • Bewdley AS

    WELLFIELD contest: Don Evington 13-0-0, Dereck Buckle 9-4-0, Mike Taylor 6-10-0, Dave Williams 5-0-0, Geoff Ife 4-10-0. read more

  • United in friendship

    VISITORS from the USA, Germany and France were united in praise for Evesham. read more

  • Franche Village AC

    THERE is a contest on Sunday at the canal bridges 38-39. read more

  • Knife terror at petrol station

    A CASHIER at an Evesham petrol station was threatened at knifepoint when he was ordered to hand over cash. read more

  • Marvellous help from mayor

    ON behalf of Age Concern Wyre Forest may we extend our grateful thanks to Councillor Carol Gittins for her marvellous donation of £1,300, raised during her year as Bewdley town mayor. read more

  • Seven-up for two

    IT WAS seventh heaven for two teams in Kidderminster Six-a-side League Division Two as Steve Bull Followers beat Young Uns 7-0 and Swan FC defeated Harriers United 7-1. read more

  • When the cat's away the motorists play...

    TRAFFIC wardens used to be the scourge of motorists who would leave their cars illegally parked on double yellow lines. read more

  • Curtain falls on a rich and varied life

    PERSHORE centenarian Gee Nelmes died last Thursday at her home in Ganderton Court, with her husband Alec at her side. She was 103. read more

  • Serious misuse of cash

    YOUR ill-informed and emotionally charged correspondent from Kidderminster (Shuttle/Times and News Letters, May 9) who suggests that opposition to the massive Bewdley traffic-calming project is based on selfishness has missed the point by a mile. read more

  • Two weeks to the big day out...

    THERE'S just over two weeks to go until Evesham's big day out. read more

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