West Midlands Ambulance Service issue top tips for darker nights

Dudley News: DRUNK TANK: Trying to ease pressure on emergency services.

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AS the darker nights draw in, West Midlands Ambulance Service has issued some tips to ensure people stay safe.

Halloween themed half-term fun at the Black Country Living Museum

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

LITTLE monsters will be far from bored at Black Country Living Museum this half-term.

Harvest festival supports elderly in Stourbridge and Halesowen

Dudley News:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

KIND-hearted Kidderminster students donated a selection of harvest gifts to the Stourbridge and Halesowen branch of Age Concern.

Brierley Hill tots help those in need

Dudley News:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill playgroup have helped support people in need as part of their harvest celebrations.

Brierley Hill fundraiser aims to give disabled youngsters a day to remember

Dudley News:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO Dudley men are hosting an evening of entertainment to raise money for local disabled children.

Missing teen found safe and well

Dudley News:

9:47am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Black Country boy say he has been found safe and well.

Dudley gardens to get £1.3m makeover

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11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DUDLEY landmark is to get a £1.3m makeover which will include the refurbishment of a famous fountain's waterworks.

Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work

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11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping unemployed young people across the Black Country get on the career ladder.

Police release suspect image in Netherton robber hunt

Dudley News:

10:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man who ripped a gold chain from the neck of a shop worker.

Dudley mum set for Sahara trek

Dudley News: Leanne Williams getting set for her charity trek

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TIRELESS Dudley cancer champion Leanne Williams embarks on her biggest challenge to date early next month when she attempts a seven-day trek across the Sahara Desert.

Judge issues warning to witnesses who made moonwalk video while waiting to give evidence

Dudley News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

3:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO young Brierley Hill men involved in making a Michael Jackson moonwalk video as they waited to give evidence in an assault trial have been given a ticking off by a judge.

Dudley cannabis farmer grew plants in his loft

Dudley News: Cannabis factory found in garage

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man caught growing 12 cannabis plants in his loft has been given a 26 week jail term suspended for two years.

Teen used car stolen in Dudley for Rowley Regis raid

Dudley News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

3:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLACK Country teenager who used a car he stole from a house in Dudley in a robbery at a Rowley Regis store has been locked up for five years three months.

Dudley man died after taking cocktail of drugs

Dudley News: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man died after taking a cocktail of drugs, an inquest was told.

Dudley chief exec £8k pay hike despite budget bloodbath

Dudley News:

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DUDLEY’S new chief executive is set to collect an £8k pay rise despite the council planning a budget bloodbath.

Russells Hall hospital cleared after illegal restraint claim

Dudley News: Russells Hall hospital where complains procedures have been branded not fit for purpose

12:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RUSSELLS Hall hospital has been cleared of illegally restraining patients after allegations from workers turned whistleblowers.

Spooky half-term fun on offer at Merry Hill

Dudley News: Family Halloween Disco

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIGHTENINGLY free fun is on offer at Merry Hill this half-term, with storytelling, crafty activities and spooky face painting on offer.

Dudley religious leaders unite to condemn Alan Henning murder

Dudley News:

5:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY’S religious leaders have united to condemn the killing of British hostage Alan Henning by extremists from Islamic State (IS).

Before the courts

Dudley News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 13 and 17:

Brierley Hill man died from injuries sustained in motorbike accident, inquest told

Dudley News:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man died from injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident while on holiday in Goa, an inquest was told.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Dudley News: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Dudley Wood bus passengers face a long-haul to hospital

Dudley News: L-r angry passengers Ann Marsh and John Marsh with Cllr Bryan Cotterill. 431420MH

12:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY Wood passengers face a long-haul to hospital after being told there are no plans for direct bus links.

Black Country solicitors ensure charity coffers are law-full

Dudley News: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACK Country solicitors made sure charity coffers were law-full to the brim at their annual quiz.

Jail for drunken thug who attacked Dudley taxi driver

Dudley News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DRUNKEN thug who savagely punched and kicked a taxi driver in Dudley town centre has been jailed for 18 months.

Daisy-Mae's birthday bash will help families of premature Black Country babies

Dudley News:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE parents of a premature Black Country baby are planning a big fundraising bash to celebrate her first birthday.

Pensioner badly hurt after Netherton scooter crash

Dudley News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

4:21pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PENSIONER is in a critical condition in hospital after his mobility scooter crashed into a lamppost in Netherton.

TV star Chris gets up close with patient pets during new hospital visit

Dudley News:

4:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

A TV star famous for treating creatures great and small saw plenty of patient pets during a Dudley veterinary visit.

Wanted Sedgley man is behind bars

Dudley News: Owners of killer dogs may face life behind bars

2:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SEDGLEY man at the centre of a large-scale police manhunt is in custody after being arrested by officers in Derbyshire.

New survey shows one in three Dudley kids in poverty

Dudley News: Child poverty levels in Bradford are among the highest in the UK

12:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

AROUND one in three Dudley children are living in poverty according to a new survey by welfare activists.

Dudley charity walkers step up to make whopping total

Dudley News: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

10:26am Monday 20th October 2014

DUDLEY charity walkers took a step in the right direction for good causes by raising a whopping £4,600.

Shoppers and staff treated to random acts of kindness at Merry Hill

Dudley News: Merry Hill shopping centre

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CUSTOMERS and staff at Merry Hill were left stunned last week as the centre treated them to random acts of kindness to celebrate National Customer Service week.

New guide to borough's real ale pubs launched

Dudley News:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DUDLEY Council and the Campaign for Real Ale have teamed up to launch a guide to some of the borough's finest pubs.

Himley bonfire set to go with a bang

Dudley News:

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

SPARKS are set to fly as Himley Park prepares for its annual bonfire bonanza which takes place on Saturday November 8.

Paramedics called after player stopped breathing during Black Country rugby clash

Dudley News:

10:04am Sunday 19th October 2014

PARAMEDICS were called to Stourbridge Rugby Club yesterday October 18) after a player stopped breathing during a match.

Black Country entertainers to take to the stage in memory of Tommy Mundon

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9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

FRIENDS and colleagues of Black Country funnyman Tommy Mundon are planning a tribute to the much-loved entertainer by staging a performance to salute his life while raising funds for Mary Stevens Hospice at the same time.

Dudley's volunteers honoured at 12th annual awards

Dudley News:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

DUDLEY’S big-hearted volunteers were rewarded for their work at a prestigious ceremony in Brierley Hill.

Dudley youngster to make TV debut during The X Factor

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A PERFORMANCE by a Dudley youngster will be aired to millions during an ad break in The X Factor tonight (Saturday).

Age UK Dudley invites residents to create healthier lifestyle

Dudley News:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

BOROUGH residents can create a healthier lifestyle for themselves with the help of two free courses which are set to start next month.

New ‘app’-roach to contact council

Dudley News:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

PEOPLE across the borough can now enjoy a new ‘app’-roach to contacting Dudley Council.

Bodybuilders set to flex muscles in Brierley Hill

Dudley News:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

BODYBUILDERS from across the borough and beyond will be descending on Brierley Hill this weekend for a chance to qualify for the Mr Universe contest.

Brierley Hill artist needs votes to win prestigious award

Dudley News:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill artist is urging people to get behind him after he was shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Campaign shows problems faced by ambulance workers in West Midlands

Dudley News:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service has launched a campaign to highlight the problems faced by its workers.

Black Country pair win mental health art competition

Dudley News:

10:51am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO Black Country artists have won a competition by expressing how mental health has affected them.

Council invites potential Brierley Hill tenants to drop-in session

Dudley News:

5:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PEOPLE looking to rent flats with two or more bedrooms in the Brierley Hill area are invited to attend a drop in event held by Dudley Council.

Dudley man who torched flat avoids jail

Dudley News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A DUDLEY man who set fire to his home after a row with his former girlfriend has avoided jail.

Dudley tribute to much-loved Tommy

Dudley News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

FRIENDS and colleagues of Black Country funnyman Tommy Mundon are planning a tribute to the much loved entertainer by staging a special performance to salute his life while raising funds for Mary Stevens Hospice at the same time.

Jimmy Tarbuck promises an evening of nostalgia at Dudley Town Hall

Dudley News: Enjoy an evening with Jimmy Tarbuck at The Courtyard

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

COMIC royalty Jimmy Tarbuck will be bringing his particular brand of rapid-fire humour to Dudley Town Hall later this month with his much acclaimed one-man show.

Prestigious award for Dudley's latest Point of Light

Dudley News: Point of Light award winner Christine Rich

5:25pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A DUDLEY woman who clocked up more than 10,000 hours of volunteering to help older people has won prestigious praise.

Disabled Dudley councillor calls for Labour MEP to go in "repulsive" tweet row

Dudley News: The offending tweet which sparked the row

3:11pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A DUDLEY councillor is demanding the resignation of a Labour MEP who said UKIP believed disabled children should be aborted.

Luke Walker's relief as pub violence charge is thrown out

Dudley News:

3:04pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man convicted of killing his girlfriend on a Greek holiday island has been cleared of ugly pub violence after a witness filmed another doing a Michael Jackson moonwalk as they waited to give evidence in his trial.




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