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Reserves Minister receives Shrubbery petition

The petition to save Kidderminster Territorial Army Centre (TAC) has been delivered to the Defence Minister responsible, by Mark Garnier MP.  The petition of almost 1,000 signatures was championed by Councillor Nigel Knowles (Franche and Habberley North) and passed on to Mark Garnier. The petition calls on the Government to reverse their plans for the closure of Kidderminster TAC.

Unemployment records continue to be broken in Wyre Forest

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics show that the number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in Wyre Forest in June was 706. This represents a rate of 1.5% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64.This is the lowest level ever in Wyre Forest, since records began in 1971 ,and beats the constituency record set each month for the past 4 months.