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The largest town in the Wyre Forest District, just 17 miles south west of Birmingham, Kidderminster with it’s many Victorian buildings, through which flows the River Stour and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, has plenty on offer visitors. Home to the unique Museum of Carpet and a starting (and finishing point) for the world famous Severn Valley Heritage Railway, wonderful memories are made in this beautiful part of Worcestershire.
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Carys Shaw, a Public Services student from Kidderminster College, has been offered a place at a Liverpool university. Carys, who studied the Level 3 Uniformed Public Services course for two years...
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Kidderminster Hockey club was founded in 1892 and in 2010 there are five men's hockey teams, a ladies team and a junior team.
The largest town in North Worcestershire, famous as a centre for the production of quality woven carpets, which are still manufactured in the town, and as the birthplace of Sir Rowland Hill, the founder of the Penny Post. It offers three shopping centres, a retail park, numerous independent and multi - national traders providing a range of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés and a twice weekly outdoor retail market.
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The Kidderminster & District League has operated since 1984 and draws teams from Worcestershire and South Staffordshire.
There are direct bus links with towns including Worcester, Halesowen, Bewdley, Stourport, Bridgnorth, Bromsgrove and Redditch. The majority of the services in Kidderminster are operated by Diamond Bus (previously First Midland Red), while the rest is operated by Central Buses & Coniston Coaches.
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In the 1968 Buildings of England volume on Worcestershire, Pevsner described the town as; "uncommonly devoid of visual pleasure and architectural interest." In the 2007 revision, Alan Brooks provides a reassessment, writing; "the 19th century mill buildings, together with the churches, provide most of the architectural interest in a town otherwise uncommonly lacking in visual pleasures."
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The Wyre was the town's first local commercial radio station and began broadcasting on 12 September 2005 from studios in Kidderminster. Other radio stations providing local coverage are Free Radio, Sunshine Radio, and BBC Hereford & Worcester. The Wyre ceased broadcasting in 2012 and Signal 107 was launched on 26 March 2012.
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The River Stour and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal both flow through Kidderminster town centre.
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Kidderminster Carolians RFC is a local rugby union club, currently playing in Midlands Division 2 West Northern Section.
Two railway stations in the town share the same approach road and are located less than fifty metres apart. The main Network Rail station operated by London Midland is Kidderminster, from where trains run to Birmingham, Worcester and London. The other station, Kidderminster Town, is the terminus of the preserved Heritage Railway line, Severn Valley Railway from where trains run to Bridgnorth.
The Town Hall - a beautiful Victorian building where speeches from eminent leaders such as a young Winston Churchill, Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, explorer Earnest Shackleton and women's rights campaigner Emmeline Pankhurst have echoed off its walls, today remains at the centre of live music in Wyre Forest, from heavy rock concerts to professional entertainers, local choirs, bands and orchestras.
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The town is noted for its particularly high record lows. Despite an average July low of 11.7 °C, the temperature has never fallen below 5 °C in that month. The coldest and warmest July nights were both recorded in 2015.
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Educational provision within the town of Kidderminster and its surrounding areas has significantly improved over recent years, with GCSE results being in line and above national averages. Four out the five local secondary school's are graded good or outstanding by Ofsted.
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Kidderminster College have recently been working with a local primary school from Stourport-on-Severn to inspire Year 5 pupils about their future careers.
To get away from the hustle and bustle, boaters, cyclists and walkers can use the canal/towpath to access neighbouring Stourport and the River Severn. Other attractions close by include the peaceful Bodenham Arboretum situated in a protected valley and the Elizabetan Manor House, Harvington Hall - both located away from traffic noise and visual intrusions.
Kidderminster College are pleased to confirm our term dates for 2016-2017. AUTUMN TERM 2016 (14 wks) Enrolment Wednesday 31 August – Friday 02 September 2016 Induction Monday 05
A parliamentary report of 1777 listed Kidderminster Borough as having a parish workhouse accommodating up to 70 inmates. Under the so-called Gilbert's Act of 1782 Kidderminster Union was established for the purpose of relieving the indigent poor.
Kidderminster is a large town in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. It is located approximately 17 miles (27 km) south-west of Birmingham city centre and approximately 15 miles (24 km) north of Worcester city centre. The 2011 census recorded a population of 55,530 in the town. The town is twinned with Husum, Germany and it forms the majority of the Wyre Forest Conurbation, an urban area of 99,000.
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