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.

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.

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.

Crook rumbled when funny money all had the same serial number

Dudley News: The culprit was seen dropping the money but it has not been recovered. Police say whoever took it could face prosecution if they failed to hand it in.

10:34am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN who tried to spend counterfeit £20 notes in Dudley was rumbled because the all had the same serial number.

Golf day raises £700 for Midlands Air Ambulance

Dudley News:

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Midlands Air Ambulance has received a £700 boost following a charity golf day organised by Black Country solicitors.

Borough parks to host free play events this summer

Dudley News: Climbing wall

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

BOROUGH parks are set to host a week of free play events for kids this summer.

Councillor invites people to have a say on the future of Dudley borough

Dudley News: Judy Foster

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

DUDLEY Council is inviting people to have their say on the future of redevelopment in the borough.

Frozen announced as Merry Hill's next drive-in movie

Dudley News:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

POPULAR Disney flick Frozen will make a return to the big screen at Merry Hill next month.

Black Country charity in the running for marathon fundraiser

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A BLACK Country charity is in the running for a marathon fundraiser to pound the capital’s pavements for cash.

RSPCA on the search for young Animal Champions in the Black Country

Dudley News: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

BLACK Country youngsters can enjoy a summer full of exciting activities by becoming an Animal Champion for the RSPCA.

People across the borough invited to join in the Big Butterfly Count

Dudley News:

5:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are invited to become garden wildlife detectives by taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey this summer.

Visitors can relive the fabulous forties at the Black Country Museum

Dudley News:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NOSTALGIC journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain awaits visitors to the Black Country Living Museum this weekend.

Dudley school is top class just two years after being rock bottom

Dudley News: Wellsprings Primary School making good progress

10:30am Friday 18th July 2014

A DUDLEY school celebrating a glowing report which branded them top class just two years after being in special measures.

King-hearted cancer sufferer Kelly Mullings determined to keep charity going

Dudley News: Kelly Mullings

5:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

KIND-hearted cancer sufferer Kelly Mullings continues to champion Brierley Hill based charity The Paul Ackrill Fund.

Canal trust celebrates after £100k Dudley Portal funding boost

Dudley News: An artist's impression of Dudley Canal Trust's new £3m Portal which will be a new Black Country tourist attraction

4:21pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust is on the crest of a fundraising wave after scooping a £100,000 donation for its Portal project.

Public urged to stay safe during heatwave

Dudley News: Health board heat warning as heatwave continues

2:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AMBULANCE chiefs are urging the public to stay safe during the hot and sunny weather.

Outraged Dudley leader blasts PM for "classic mistake"

Dudley News: David Cameron has been blasted by Dudley's leader for making a "classic mistake"

12:19pm Thursday 17th July 2014

OUTRAGED Dudley Council leader David Sparks blasted holes in Prime Minister David Cameron’s claims the local authority was “reasonably” funded.

New campaign to help Dudley kids get active and lose the excess flab

Dudley News:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

HEALTH bosses are encouraging kids to get moving after shock statistics show Dudley youngsters are fatter than the national average.

Young Dudley author shows she has the write stuff to succeed

Dudley News:

8:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

A YOUNG author from Dudley Wood proved she has the write stuff by scooping top spot in a children’s competition.

Six suspected paedophiles arrested in the borough following crackdown

Dudley News:

12:21pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SIX people have been arrested in Dudley borough following a major police operation targeting suspected paedophiles.

Man jailed after phoney film plot rumbled at Dudley court

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

11:59am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MAN has been jailed for making a phoney film to prove his innocence at a court case in Dudley.

Council says Sedgley woman not ill enough for help - despite chronic lung disease

Dudley News:

9:58am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SEDGLEY woman with chronic lung disease has been denied help from Dudley Council - because she is not ill enough.

Thousands of people continue to follow the story of little Daisy-Mae

Dudley News:

10:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A PREMATURE Black Country baby dubbed 'the girl who couldn't wait' has become an internet sensation.

Man sent to crown court after incident in Quarry Bank

Dudley News: Dudley Magistrates Court could stop dealing with criminal cases if the Ministry o fJustice gets its way

9:13am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BIRMINGHAM man is due in court this morning (Wednesday July 16) following an incident in Quarry Bank.

Brierley Hill woman to conquer fears for charity

Dudley News:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill woman with a fear of heights is preparing to do a skydive for a cause close to her heart.

Dudley councillors reject shake-up which would cut their numbers by a third

Dudley News:

4:22pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PROPOSALS for a massive shake-up which would see the number of Dudley councillors cut by a third have been rejected.

Temporary West Midlands PCC appointed

Dudley News:

4:16pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TEMPORARY police and crime commissioner has been appointed for the West Midlands, following the death of Bob Jones.

Brierley Hill youngster designs card for Prince George's first birthday

Dudley News:

2:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CREATIVE Brierley Hill schoolgirl has been crowned the winner of a national competition to design a birthday card for Prince George.

Zoo keepers raise nearly £3,000 for endangered monkeys after completing Three Peaks Challenge

Dudley News: L-r - Steph Sawyer and Nicola Wright

12:23pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

TWO exhausted keepers from Dudley Zoo exceeded all expectations after taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge to help raise funds for endangered Sulawesi black macaques.

Lower Gornal children's colourful tribute to brave teen who lost her cancer battle

Dudley News:

2:16pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PEOPLE in Lower Gornal have been paying tribute to a tragic teenager who lost her battle with cancer.

Dudley man denies distributing terrorist publication

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

11:21am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DUDLEY man who was arrested after a police raid at his home has denied sending radical Islamic literature to a prisoner.

Buffery Park set for fayre to celebrate Black Country Festival

Dudley News: Bicester charity fete and funday

4:32pm Monday 14th July 2014

DUDLEY people will be able to round off this week's Black Country Festival celebrations with a fun-packed event in Buffery Park.

Before the courts

Dudley News: FRAUD: Gareth Wyn Francis of Glanaman told friends he had cancer and required £28,000 to pay for treatment.

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between July 7-11:


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