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BATTLE ON TO END HOMELESSNESS IN WYRE FOREST WITHIN THREE YEARS – BUT FUNDING “DESPERATELY INADEQUATE”

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

COLLECTOR’S £305,000 BID TO BUY PRIZED POLICE NUMBER PLATE AB1 CAME AFTER ‘NAIVE’ WEST MERCIA POLICE COMMISSIONER AGREED LOWER PRIVATE SALE, PANEL TOLD

A collector’s £305,000 offer for prized number plate AB1 came two days after West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion had agreed a much lower private deal to an ex police chief, a scrutiny panel heard today. The controversy over the sale of AB1 has called into question the judgement

“I’m smiling now, I can see a future.” Homeless teenager thanks the kind Kidderminster strangers who stepped in to help when he had nowhere to go

Dan, 18, was on the verge of homelessness when he walked into Kidderminster charity Wyre Forest Nightstop and asked for help. In the first of a series of articles about homelessness in north Worcestershire, Dan reveals how kind strangers helped put him on the path to a better life. “I’m smiling

“They were so welcoming”: meet a Kidderminster family who open their home to homeless young people in Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

Could you open your family home up to a homeless young man or woman? That's what four families in Wyre Forest do. In the second part of our investigation into homelessness in north Worcestershire, we meet the people who help put troubled teens onto a new path. “At first it was

Progress and attainment results: how did high schools in Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport perform?

A new way of assessing the quality of teaching and learning reveals big differences between Wyre Forest’s secondary schools. Holy Trinity School in Kidderminster and Bewdley High School sit at the top of the local league table when measured on Progress 8 - a new government assessment tool introduced last year

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