Star names from broadcasting, literature, politics and comedy will bowl into Bewdley this autumn for Bewdley Festival and a pre-fest literary day. Tickets are already being snapped up for nationally acclaimed celebrity turns by broadcaster Jeremy Vine, former Labour minister Alan Johnson, musician Roland Gift, poet Simon Armitage and comedian James
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The High Court has today refused an application for a judicial review over the handling of a controversial 195-homes scheme near Bewdley, calling it "hopelessly unarguable and bound to fail." Developers Gladman have been told they cannot continue their fight to build on a green field site in Bewdley. The scheme had
A popular Bewdley bar and a new steak restaurant have both been given the go-ahead to create outdoor seating areas designed to boost summer trade. The Arches pub and neighbouring The Courtyard restaurant were both granted street amenity licences, permitting them to put out tables and seating for customers along the
Controversial cost-cutting plans to close three fire stations and open a new £5 million station on the edge of Kidderminster have been backed by district planners. The new so-called Emergency Services Hub for Wyre Forest will be built on Stourport Road, between Kidderminster and Stourport, close to the district council's HQ. Despite
What is the truth about homelessness in Wyre Forest? How many families end up homeless and how are they being helped? In the next instalment of Wyrelife's investigation into all aspects of homelessness, Wyre Forest’s senior officer with responsibility for housing, Kate Bailey, and the council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, Health