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Stourport Three Kings Parade

Three Kings 2019

Friday 22 November 2019 

Parade starts at 7pm 

Featuring:

  • Fireworks
  • Jennings Kiddies Funfair
  • X Factor finalist Richard Ryan
  • BBC Hereford & Worcester's Nina Das Gupta
  • Mayor Ken Henderson
  • Stourport carnival royalty

Residents to have say on council budget

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Wyre Forest District Council is inviting people who live in, work in or visit the district to help shape major budget decisions as it looks to close the gap between its expenditure and income by £2 million.

The survey closes at 5pm on Monday 18 November, 2019. Results from the survey will feed into a report on the Medium Term Financial Strategy at the Cabinet’s meeting in December.

Find out how to have your say on the budget survey.

Gateway Services at Ravenhurst - facilitated by residents and staff

  The team at Ravenhurst Care Home supports older people who live independently in Stourport-on-Severn, as part of the home’s Gateway services. Find out more about Gateway services at Ravenhurst.

Former Mayors chosen charities given cash boost

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Councillor David Little collected £8,256 during his time as Stourport Mayor in 2018/19..

The money was raised through a number of events including; Cabaret Evening, Golf Day, Bowls evening, quizzes and the annual Mayor’s Ball.  He thanked family and friends, Stourport Yacht Club, Kidderminster Carolians Rugby Club, Bewdley Pines, Gilt Edge Bowling Club, volunteers from Three Kings Parade and local businesses for supporting him throughout his mayoral year.

He presented £4,128 each to his chosen charities: St. Richards Hospice and Crohns & Colitis UK.

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Nominations open for No Barriers awards

The aim of No Barriers - the Mike Oborski Awards is to recognise local businesses, organisations and individuals that have provided significant access, service or employment possibilities for people with disabilities within the Wyre Forest district.

Nominations are open now on the Wyre Forest District Council website.

Memorial orchard planting aided by local school children

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3 local schools (Burlish Park Primary, Stourport Primary and St. Bartholomew's CofE VC Primary) attended the park on Wednesday 7th November 2018, to help with the planting of the 108 trees in memory of the 108 servicemen who gave their lives during the First World War. 

   

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6 November 2018

Three Kings candle lit parade 

Friday 23 November parade starts 6pm

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November 2018

New trees for memorial park 

For the up and coming centenary of the Great War, Stourport Town Council has purchased 108 fruit trees which will form a Memorial orchard to be sited within the grounds of the Memorial Park. The 108 trees to be planted are in memory of the 108 servicemen who gave their lives during the said war. There will be a mixture of apples, pears, cherries, damson, plum, gage and meddler. These trees will year on year give a brilliant display of floral colour each spring, offer fruit at harvest time, and importantly host a variety of birds and pollinators. The area will become a wildlife and nature area.

In addition to the fruit trees, the Rotary Club have kindly purchased and donated an oak tree in honour of the fallen servicemen and this too will be planted in a prominent position within the park.

Further to the above, two benches have been purchased by Stourport Town Council depicting WW1 Tommies and poppies. These will be installed as soon as they have been delivered to the park.

October 2018

Charitable donations bring potentially live saving equipment to centre

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The Monday Night Group from Stourport, who perform the annual pantomime for charity, have donated a substantial amount to purchase and install a defibrillator outside the Elizabeth Mills day centre in Sion Gardens, Stourport.

Cllr Ken Henderson also made a donation from his Wyre Forest Community Leadership Fund and money raised through raffles at the centre was used to make up the full amount. 

Sam Maher, chairman of the Monday Night Group said “We are delighted that money raised from the pantomime can be used for vital projects such as this.”

Cllr Ken Henderson states “ I am only too pleased that my community funding is available and I feel this defibrillator is perfectly placed to serve a wide area of the town including the riverside.“

Ann Hill, secretary of Elizabeth Mills centre is over the moon that this project has finally been fulfilled.        

05/10/18

Former Mayor's chosen charities given cash boost

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Councillor Vi Higgs collected £5,813 during her time as Stourport Mayor in 2017/18.

The money was raised through a number of events including concerts with The Kidderminster Male Choir and Bromyard Wind Band; boat trips; afternoon tea; quizzes and the annual Mayor’s Ball.

She presented £2,881.50 each to her chosen charities Home Start Wyre Forest and Acorns Children’s Hospice. She also made a small donation of £50 to the Elizabeth Mills Centre. 

Work scheduled for Worcester Rd/Hartlebury Rd traffic island

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We have been notified that the roundabout on the Worcester Road / Hartlebury Road junction is due to be replaced from 13 – 24 August. 

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12/07/18

Bandstand work - Memorial Park

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The conifer trees around the bandstand have been removed in order that the bandstand can have restoration work carried out.

The trees completely cloaked off the inner bandstand from view and also from time to time the bandstand is being used by drug users who leave behind their waste.

New side panels will be fitted to the bandstand and benches incorporated into the structure creating an unhidden and good sized sitting area for all to enjoy.

11/07/18

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