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Stourbridge firefighters tackle woodland blaze

4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Kinver, Stourbridge and Brierley Hill were among those called out to tackle a woodland fire at Millions Wood at Enville last night (Sunday).

Kinver Probus Club

3:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

The speaker for the March meeting was Rosemary Winnal, who gave a really professional presentation, with clever use of magnificent slides and videos.

Man avoids jail after assaulting police officers in Kinver

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A MAN who assaulted two police officers and sparked a manhunt in Kinver has been spared jail.

Kinver Edge toposcope to get a refurb

Stourbridge News: The damaged slate top of the toposcope before its temporary repair last year.

11:44am Tuesday 1st April 2014

KINVER Rotary Club has commissioned one of the country’s leading stone masons to refurbish Kinver Edge's toposcope.

Green fingered Wordsley youngsters learn how to grow fruit and veg

Stourbridge News: L-r Connor Smith and James Matthews got some top gardening tips.

2:55pm Monday 31st March 2014

WORDSLEY schoolchildren visited Dunsley Hall Hotel recently to get some top tips for growing their own fruit and veg.

MP toasts success of Kinver Brewery

Stourbridge News: Gavin Williamson MP with directors Carol Kelly, Ian Davies and Dave Kelly

4:23pm Monday 24th March 2014

LITTE Kinver Brewery was given a big seal of approval after their beer was featured at the Houses of Parliament.

Kinver Floral Art Club

2:58pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Our AGM was held in February, when the committee was re-elected.

Kinver & District Horticultural Society

1:21pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Hilary Twigg must be a very popular speaker from the number of members and visitors who came along to the February meeting.

Kinver Probus Club

10:03am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE February meeting saw newly elected president David Young welcoming two new members, and advising that the thriving club was now aiming to up its membership to 50 by the end of the year.

Catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Kinver's historic Rock Houses

Stourbridge News: Kinver's Rock Houses

8:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

THE National Trust will be bringing Kinver's Rock Houses to life this weekend - as part of efforts to develop the visitor experience at the south Staffordshire beauty spot.

Kinver WI

11:08am Thursday 27th February 2014

FEBRUARY 10 found members spending an evening in the dry, away from the rain, listening to the story of the daily lives of canal people.

Kinver author pens crime novel

Stourbridge News: Tom Bryson

2:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A KINVER author has delved into the world of match-fixing for his latest gritty crime novel.

Crime Commissioner hands out £4,000 to crime-plagued Kinver community centre

Stourbridge News: Matthew Ellis

12:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

STAFFORDSHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner has dished out more than £4,000 to a Kinver community centre to help stamp out persistent anti-social behaviour problems.

Kinver WI

12:41pm Monday 3rd February 2014

The WI met on January 13, with speaker David Berry, bringing mem - ories of the 60’s, strangely enough for such a young bunch of ladies we knew a surprising amount about the 60’s, some would have said we must have been there--- if they had been brave enough.

Kinver Probus Club

12:39pm Monday 3rd February 2014

THE January meeting, held at the Fox at Stourton, was the AGM. That did not deter members from enjoy - ing a hearty lunch beforehand.

Spring tabletop charity fund-raiser

Stourbridge News: Spring Table Top Charity Fundraiser

5:03pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Stourton Village Hall is bidding to keep its head above water by raising cash to cover its running costs, especially the electricity bills.

MP invites Kinver schools to showcase community projects

9:00am Friday 17th January 2014

SOUTH Staffordshire MP Gavin Williamson has written to schools in Kinver urging them to take part in the Speaker’s School Council Awards.

Hundreds of trees to be felled to restore Kinver’s historic heathland

3:00pm Thursday 16th January 2014

VISITORS to Kinver Edge should not be alarmed if they see trees being felled at the beauty spot over the next two months.

Open café at Kinver church

11:52am Thursday 16th January 2014

A CHURCH in Kinver is inviting people to grab a coffee, relax and unwind at its open café.

Kinver funeral directors raise £9,000 for good causes

8:00am Thursday 16th January 2014

FUNDRAISING funeral directors from Kinver raised £9,000 for good causes during 2013.

Kinver man admits assaulting police officers

9:56am Tuesday 14th January 2014

A MAN has admitted assaulting two police officers in Kinver on Saturday.

Computer stolen from Kinver school

2:09pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a computer from a Kinver school.

Kinver Light Operatic Society to hold auditions for Grease

11:00am Monday 6th January 2014

AUDITIONS for Kinver Light Operatic Society’s performance of Grease will take place on Sunday.

Kinver couple to hike the Himalayas for charity

Stourbridge News: Jackie and Pete Cash

8:00am Tuesday 31st December 2013

A KINVER couple will hike the Himalayas to support a Stourton charity that acts as a lifeline for young mums.

Disabled Kinver man killed himself after being left "almost destitute" when his state benefits were axed

Stourbridge News: Tim Salter

9:00am Thursday 26th December 2013

A DISABLED Kinver man killed himself after his state benefits were stopped, leaving him "almost destitute" - a coroner has ruled.

Police launch Operation Crachit to deter alcohol-related incidents in Kinver and South Staffs

Stourbridge News: Inspector Geoff Knight

4:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

POLICE will be teaming up with partner organisations to try and deter drink-related incidents in Kinver and across South Staffordshire in the run up to Christmas.

Kinver Rotarians raise £1,200 for Movember

Stourbridge News: The hirsute septet.

12:00pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

MEMBERS of Kinver Rotary Club shunned the shavers and let their facial hair grow for a cancer fundraising initiative.

MP teams up with Santa Claus to bring festive cheer to Kinver

Stourbridge News: Gavin Williamson with Kinver Rotary Club's Santa Claus at the Kinver Christmas lights switch on.

4:53pm Monday 2nd December 2013

THE festive season got underway in Kinver last Friday (November 29) when the village's MP teamed up with Santa Claus to switch on the Christmas lights.

Santa set for Kinver and Stourbridge sleigh outings

Stourbridge News: Mike Deathridge as Santa on Kinver Rotary Club's Santa sleigh.

1:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

SANTA will be touring the streets of Kinver and Stourbridge as the Rotary Club of Kinver take him on his annual sleigh outings.

KInver WI

12:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

The November meeting was something of a role reversal, when the membership hosted an evening specially for their committee.

Kinver church hall revamp was a community effort

Stourbridge News: L-R: Ann Becke, cllr Brian Edwards, Rev Karen Stanton and Hilary Gapper, church hall manager/treasurer.

3:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

A KINVER church hall is now fit for purpose after a £10,800 revamp.

Kinver Rotary Club raise £3,153 for Children in Need

12:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

KINVER Rotary Club more than doubled the amount usually raised at its annual Children in Need quiz last Friday (November 22).

Kinver Probus Club

1:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

The November meeting took place as usual at the Fox, Stourton, where members enjoyed an excellent lunch.

Kinver author reveals his father's wartime experience in new book

Stourbridge News: Captured in Arnhem, by Norman Hicks.

12:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

THE compelling tale of a soldier who was captured in Germany, has been revealed in a book written by his son, Norman Hicks, of Kinver.

Cannabis factory with plants worth £650,000 discovered at Drakelow Tunnels

Stourbridge News: The entrance to Drakelow Tunnels near Kinver

2:25pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

POLICE have discovered a large-scale cannabis farm underground at an historic tunnels complex near Kinver.

Kinfayre Singers Christmas concert

8:00am Wednesday 27th November 2013

KINFAYRE Singers of Kinver will perform a number of festive songs and carols at their Christmas concert on Monday (December 2).

Cash skimming device found on Kinver cash machine

11:12am Tuesday 26th November 2013

PEOPLE in Kinver are warned to be vigilant after a cash skimming device was found on a village cash machine.

Kinver set for Christmas lights switch on

8:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

KINVER residents and traders will be holding their Christmas lights switch on this Friday (November 29).

Kinver Horticultural Society

5:00pm Thursday 21st November 2013

October we had a good turnout of members when we welcomed Rosemary Winnall to talk on “A garden for wildlife”. Rosemary lives quite close to Bewdley, on the edge of the Wyre Forest. She has a one acre garden, plus woodland and fields. She is a recorder for the forest, one of her specialities is fungi which have been abundant this year. Her garden is a haven for wildlife and she gives them every encouragement, making sure that she has plants or trees that bloom or fruit for every month of the year for the benefit of early insects, frogs, toads, newts, slow worms, various bees, insects and birds.

Early Christmas treat for Kinver pensioners

2:13pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

KINVER Old People's Welfare will be handing out their annual Christmas shopping vouchers on Friday December 6.

Kinver stage stars to bring to life popular panto Cinderella

Stourbridge News: L/R Charlotte Wood (Prince Charming), Lizzie Lodge (Cinderella), Adam Bowles (Buttons). Buy photo: 471317J

10:00am Tuesday 19th November 2013

KINVER Light Operatic Society will be staging popular pantomime Cinderella next month.

Kinver Country Fayre grants boost village good causes

8:00am Tuesday 19th November 2013

CHRISTMAS came early for village charities, organisations and good causes when grants totalling £10,000 were given out from proceeds of this year’s Kinver Country Fayre.

Kinver Christmas market

11:00am Monday 18th November 2013

A CHRISTMAS market will provide festive fun for all the family in Kinver on Saturday (November 23).

Kinver Light Operatic Society seeks new stars to appear in Grease - The Musical

1:35pm Thursday 14th November 2013

KINVER Light Operatic Society is holding a pre-audition meeting tonight (Thursday November 14) for people interested in taking part in its 2014 show Grease - The Musical.

No evidence to suggest speed was to blame for Kinver crash

Stourbridge News: Emergency services at the scene (photograph by Stuart McKinnon)

3:31pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her car crashed into a stationary vehicle in Kinver on Friday evening.

Kinver traders and tourism chiefs team up to show village is open for business

Stourbridge News: L-r Brian Edwards, Wilf and Terri Beardsmore and their son Simon Beardsmore, and MP Gavin Williamson. Buy photo: 441311MH

4:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

KINVER business bosses have joined forces to show the village is open to visitors after being hit by trade-battering road works over the last two years.

Cradley Heath Male Voice Choir

9:25am Monday 28th October 2013

Mary Stevens Hospice's Kinver fund-raising group have arranged for Cradley Heath Male Voice Choir to perform on Saturday, November 16 at 7.30 pm at St James Church, Wollaston.

Roadworks in Kinver as gas pipes are replaced

Stourbridge News: Traffic lights have been causing problems for motorists heading north on the A49

4:04pm Monday 28th October 2013

A MAJOR investment programme that will see miles of old metal gas pipes replaced in Kinver began today (Monday).

Kinver Edge to host ghosts and ghouls pumpkin trail

9:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

KINVER Edge is daring youngsters to take part in its ghosts and ghouls pumpkin trail - which runs from this weekend until Halloween.

Kinver Floral Art Club

9:00am Friday 25th October 2013

Following a very wet day of our social, Summer Serenade, the rain cleared to leave a beautiful evening.



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