A much-criticised plan to close a short break respite unit for severely disabled children in Kidderminster has been dropped for now after an impassioned campaign by tigerish parents and their supporters. The overnight short breaks unit in Ludlow Road will now stay open until at least next year, subject to confirmation
Fifty incidents, over two to three years...that's how many separate attacks the 'average' victim of domestic abuse in Wyre Forest will suffer and endure before they flee. That it typically takes so many incidents of abuse to trigger escape illustrates the controlling nature of the perpetrators, and the diminished self esteem
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A new 91-home estate on a green field site on the edge of Kidderminster has been approved by councillors, despite objections from concerned nearby residents. Wyre Forest District Council's planning committee voted unanimously to grant the application by Miller Homes to build a mix of exclusive and affordable homes on an
Wyre Forest's Connect day service for adults with learning disabilities look likely to be axed as part of a county-wide review. The service, based in Blackwell Street, Kidderminster, has been earmarked for closure in proposals drawn up by Worcestershire County Council's adult services team. The proposal is now going to be
The final decision on the future of a short breaks respite unit in Kidderminster for severely disabled children will be reached in public, council chiefs have revealed. Worcestershire's cabinet member for families, Councillor Andy Roberts, has agreed that the fate of the unit in Ludlow Road must be debated in a