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Mayor’s Awards

Mayor’s Awards

Recognising support and contributions during the pandemic On behalf of Kidderminster Town Council, The Mayor of Kidderminster, Councillor Juliet Smith, is launching a new awards scheme to recognise those who have given their time and support to benefit others. To...

Kidderminster Town Council announces new Leader

Kidderminster Town Council announces new Leader

New Council Leader Last night, Councillor David Ross was elected Leader of Kidderminster Town Council at its full council meeting. Councillor Ross, Worcestershire County Councillor for St Barnabas, Town Councillor for Franche and Habberley North and Mayor in 2019/2020...

Introducing our New Mayor for 2021

Introducing our New Mayor for 2021

Kidderminster Town Council announces new Mayor Councillor Juliet Smith, who has represented Blakebrook and Habberley South ward for the last 6 years (as a Charter Trustee for 1 year and member of Kidderminster Town Council for 5 years), was named Mayor of...

The Great Wall (and Waterfall) of Kidderminster Michael Loftus

The Great Wall (and Waterfall) of Kidderminster Michael Loftus

The Wall Reinstated in 2021.The Wall in 1973 – photo courtesy Jenny Knowles.Path overseeing the Wall in 2021.The reinstatement... The reinstatement of the waterfall feature at the foot of Comberton Hill has been received with much local delight. Here is the story of...

Town Mayor pays tribute to long serving Town Crier

At the Town Council meeting on Wednesday 16th December 2020, the Town Mayor, Councillor Sarah Rook, paid tribute to former Town Crier Mr. Jim Pearman, who has recently passed away. Councillor Rook said Jim had served as Town Crier for Kidderminster for over 10 year...

Armistice Day in Kidderminster

Armistice Day in Kidderminster

Paying respects to the fallen soldiers in Kidderminster this Remembrance Sunday are civic dignities including the Mayor, MP and Deputy Lord Lieutenant and members of the Royal British Legion.

National Lottery Funding for Kidderminster

National Lottery Funding for Kidderminster

Kidderminster Town Council has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant to investigate the current condition of the Town Hall as well as explore potential development options for the building to secure a sustainable future and make it more accessible to...

Book of Condolence

Book of Condolence

A Book of Condolence for anyone affected by the Coronavirus is currently outside the Town Hall for anyone wishing to sign. Photo Councillor Sarah Rook, Mayor of Kidderminster (right) and the Mayor’s Chaplain, Marie Holmes (left).

New Town Council Unveils first Clerk

New Town Council Unveils first Clerk

Kidderminster Town Council has announced the recommended candidate for appointment as its first Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. At its meeting on 10 February, the Council is being asked formally to ratify the appointment of Tony Beirne, who is presently Town...

Mayor’s Charity Ball a Success!

Mayor’s Charity Ball a Success!

Last Friday the Mayor, Councillor Martin Stooke, was proud to host his Charity Ball, themed ‘A Day at the Races’ at Kidderminster Town Hall. The fundraiser was very well attended by local mayors, councillors and members of the public and included a superb performance...