Labour campaigner calls for speedier access to GPs

Dudley News:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BLACK Country Labour candidate Natasha Millward is calling for people across Dudley to be given better access to their GP after figures revealed many patients are having to wait at least seven days for an appointment.

Graffiti yobs target Brierley Hill

Dudley News:

3:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

VANDALS armed with spray paint left Brierley Hill looking "a state" when they graffitied walls, telecom boxes and shop shutters.

Top new church job for former Dudley vicar

Dudley News:

4:01pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FORMER Dudley vicar Revd Canon Robert Jones is to be the next Archdeacon of Worcester.

Dudley's new resident is a blooming summer star

Dudley News:

12:53pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DUDLEY’S latest resident is set to be the star of summer shows at Wren’s Nest National Nature Reserve.

Dudley arcade restoration reveals secrets from the past

Dudley News: The Fountain Arcade in Dudley is undergoing a major revamp

12:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A RESTORATION project at a landmark building in Dudley is revealing historic secrets from the last century.

Little Daisy-Mae joins parents on the Good Morning Britain sofa

Dudley News:

11:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PREMATURE Black Country baby has become a star of the small screen after an appearance on breakfast television.

Cop's bravery commended for risking life to arrest dangerous drug dealer

Dudley News:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

BRAVE Dudley cop Pc Jessica Preston has been commended for her courage after she put her life in danger to arrest Stefan Rattray.

Drug dealer tried to grab a gun during police raid in Dudley

Dudley News:

4:43pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A DANGEROUS crook who attempted to grab a loaded gun during a police raid in Dudley has been jailed for ten years.

Before the courts

Dudley News: Squatters failed to report death of man in Southall - dug grave in garden for body

2:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between July 21 and 25:

Netherton computer expert shared online child porn with other sickos

Dudley News:

9:53am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NETHERTON computer expert who shared his sickening collection of child pornography available to other perverts has avoided jail.

Pensnett man spared jail after drunken and armed outburst at hospital

Dudley News: Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD Pensnett man who returned to Russells Hall Hospital armed with a metal bar after being ejected from the premises by security staff because of his drunken aggressive behaviour has been spared jail.

Dudley man who threatened to kill former partner spared jail

Dudley News: Carpenter jailed over kicking old pal in the head

3:48pm Monday 28th July 2014

A JEALOUS Dudley man who threatened to kill his former lover with a hammer has been spared a prison sentence.

Dangerous Dudley arsonist back behind bars after spree destroyed three cars and a building

Dudley News: Simon Glazzard

2:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN arsonist jailed for causing damage worth £310,000 in Dudley is back behind bars after being branded a risk to the public.

Dudley people urged to turn 'lights out' to remember fallen WWI servicemen

Dudley News:

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Dudley News:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Time to whip out the knitting needles and get crafty for Age UK Dudley

Dudley News:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

NIMBLE-fingered knitters in the borough are being asked to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for Age UK’s Big Knit.

Dudley's mental health trust scoops gold star for inclusion work

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DUDLEY and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has been awarded a gold star rating for its work on equality and inclusion.

Snakes set to be among creepy creatures being shown off to borough bookworms

Dudley News: SNAKES.JPG

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CREEPY creatures are set to feature in summer entertainment for borough bookworms at Dudley library events.

Lower Gornal gas explosion left window and door blown out

Dudley News:

9:27am Sunday 27th July 2014


Britain's Got Talent stars Bars & Melody will meet fans at Merry Hill

Dudley News: Bars and Melody on Britain's Got Talent

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalists Bars & Melody will make an appearance at Merry Hill on Wednesday (July 30).

Bumper fundraising event in Brierley Hill

Dudley News:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill while raising money for two good causes.

Countdown on for end of Dudley awards ceremony nominations

Dudley News: Put your clocks back

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE final countdown is underway to the deadline for nominations for prestigious Dudley borough awards.

Museum hosts fancy dress competition to mark World War One anniversary

Dudley News:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOROUGH youngsters are being asked to take part in a fancy dress competition with a difference at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.

700 people object to proposed Brierley Hill recycling plant

Dudley News: Artist's impression of the Clean Power recycling centre proposed for Brierley Hill

4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than 700 people have lodged new objections to plans for a massive waste recycling plant in Brierley Hill.

Dudley prepares to tackle pothole problem after scooping extra Government cash

Dudley News: £286k to spend on potholes

1:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

DUDLEY Council has announced a programme of works to help reduce the number of potholes across the borough following an injection of Government cash.

Clent school recruiting team ahead of the Black Country Run

Dudley News:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CLENT special school is looking for sporty supporters to help boost funds by taking on the Black Country Run.

Brierley Hill firm struggles to recruit despite high unemployment levels

Dudley News:

1:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

BOSSES at a Brierley Hill insurance firm say they are baffled as to why they can’t fill vacant jobs despite higher than average levels of unemployment in the town.

Dudley man spared jail after hammer attack

Dudley News:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A DUDLEY man who attacked his long-term partner with a hammer because he thought she had been unfaithful has avoided spending time behind bars.

Three arrested on suspicion of Dudley Zoo break-in

Dudley News:

10:58am Friday 25th July 2014

THREE people were arrested overnight on suspicion of attempting to break in to Dudley Zoo.

Dudley man arrested in connection with Cradley Heath bus assault

Dudley News: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

9:32am Friday 25th July 2014

A DUDLEY man was arrested yesterday (Thursday) in connection with a sexual assault on board a bus in Cradley Heath, earlier this year.

People urged to ensure they can vote to choose new crime commissioner

Dudley News: Cornwall election results: Frantic deal making as vote throws up a few surprises

8:30am Friday 25th July 2014

DUDLEY people are being urged to make sure they are registered to have a say in who will run the region’s police force.

Restoration project reveals historic secrets from landmark's past

Dudley News: Archaeology Day - CENTRAL MUSEUM

3:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A RESTORATION project at a landmark building in Dudley is revealing historic secrets from the last century.

Jobs boost for Brierley Hill with arrival of new clothes store

Dudley News: Hundreds of jobs on way in East Sussex after £7m boost from Government

9:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

BRIERLEY Hill is to get a jobs boost with the arrival of a new fashion store at the Merry Hill shopping centre.

Food retailer doubles size of Black Country site

Dudley News:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BLACK Country firm is not only moving to a bigger base but also plans to expand its empire by adding another nine shops to its chain by the end of the year.

Theatre group to hold auditions for latest panto

Dudley News: ON STAGE: Darlington drama students have been cast in two musical productions

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A THEATRE group is holding auditions for its forthcoming pantomime Hercules.

Generous shoppers donated £230 to Brierley Hill Samaritans

Dudley News: Samaritan volunteers and friends joined forces on Friday and Saturday and held a bucket collection in Knutsford town centre.

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRIERLEY Hill Samaritans armed themselves with collection tins to help raise cash to keep the service up and running.

Jail for Brierley Hill man who carried out "revenge" burglary

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

2:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill teenager carried out a "revenge" burglary after a man he punched and kicked at a party notified police.

Former Dudley leader aims for top police force job

Dudley News: Cllr Les Jones says the home won't close on his watch

2:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Dudley Council leader Les Jones is to stand for the vacant position of West Midlands police and crime commissioner next month.

Dudley girls leave opposition stumped for ideas in cricket comp win

Dudley News:

11:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STUDENTS from Milking Bank Primary School left their opponents stumped for ideas after becoming the first from the borough to win a regional cricket tournament.

Dudley snapper's image wins slot in wildlife calendar comp

Dudley News: Victoria Mowbray's picture of starling murmuration in Eckington will be February's offering in the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust's 2015 calendar

5:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NETHERTON snapper Victoria Mowbray was among the winners when Worcestershire Wildlife Trust staged a county-wide photography competition.

Himley Hall Sailing Club to host free taster sessions

Dudley News:

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDDING sailors can take to the waves next month with the offer of some free taster sessions.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Dudley News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Tributes pour in for Tommy Mundon - the king of Black Country comedy

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

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTERTAINERS from across the Black Country have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of comedian Tommy Mundon.

Before the courts

Dudley News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:

Emergency medics warn young people will die if warnings are ignored

Dudley News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:42pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Black Country museum gives visitors a taste of wartime life

Dudley News: Characters doing a demonstration in the street to the public at the 1940`s weekend at The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley. 301418AM

10:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

VISITORS to the Black Country Living Museum got a taste of life on the home front during a massive 1940s event.

Borough's healthy hubs saved from council cuts

Dudley News:

10:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEALTHY hubs across the borough have been saved from council cuts after the cash was found to keep the facilities running as normal.

Black Country comedian Tommy Mundon dies aged 80

Dudley News:

5:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

BLACK Country comedian Tommy Mundon has died at the age of 80 after a five-year battle against Parkinson’s disease.

Dudley poet could win £1,000

Dudley News: Positivity needed

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

INSPIRED Dudley residents could win £1,000 by entering a national poetry competition.

Dudley aims to be a Black Country seat of culture with striking street furniture

Dudley News:

12:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

DUDLEY is building on its claim to be a seat of Black Country culture by setting a town centre benchmark.


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