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.

Volunteers strut their stuff for Alzheimer's charity

Dudley News:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FASHION show and gift fair organised by Kingswinford fundraisers has raised more than £2,750 for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Emergency crews sent to flood hit Worcester Street in Stourbridge

Dudley News:

5:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

DUDLEY Council says it has despatched emergency crews to Worcester Street in Stourbridge which has been hit by flooding this afternoon (Friday.

Lye grocery store boss hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 over hygiene issues

3:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LYE grocery store boss has been hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 after inspectors discovered a series of hygiene problems.

Men wanted after £16 million drugs haul in Oldbury

Dudley News:

3:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are looking for three men after 165 kilos of heroin was seized from an industrial unit in Oldbury.

Volunteers wanted for memories day at Mary Stevens Park

Dudley News:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MEMORIES day will take place at Mary Stevens Park to give people the chance to reflect on time spent there in years gone by.

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 Rowley Regis teen found safe and well

Dudley News:

9:43am Friday 24th October 2014

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

Three arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge

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10:06am Friday 24th October 2014

THREE Romanian nationals, living in Lye were arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge this morning (Friday).

Night of choral singing in Stourbridge

Dudley News:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POPULAR Kidderminster Male Choir will be performing at the next Local & Live concert in Stourbridge this weekend.

Former Stourbridge News journalist publishes ebook on health benefits of writing

Dudley News: Lyn Alderson

4:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER Stourbridge News journalist has published an ebook inviting people to find out how they can give their health a boost - by putting pen to paper.

Cannabis factory discovered on Halesowen estate

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

3:53pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE raided a Halesowen industrial unit and discovered cannabis plants with a potential value of £300,000, a court heard.

Lye shoplifter hit with three month curfew

Dudley News:

3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LYE man who went shoplifting four times in a matter of days must now obey a three month curfew.

Spruce up for Cradley Heath coppice

Dudley News:

3:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NATURE reserve was given a timely spruce-up as part of Sandwell Council’s Safer 6 campaign in Cradley Heath.

Oldbury pub brawl left peacemaker injured

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

2:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ugly brawl in an Oldbury pub landed a man who helped keep young offenders out of further trouble in the dock.

Stourbridge eco group invites people to harvest share and apple juicing day

Dudley News: A total of 142 varieties were available to view at the apple fair held in Craven Arms.

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRANSITION Stourbridge have teamed up with local quakers to stage a harvest share and apple juicing day at the Friends Meeting House in Scotts Road on November 1.

West Mercia Police launch emergency contact disc

Dudley News:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST Mercia Police has launched a tax disc replacement, which contains vital information to help emergency services attending the scene of an accident.

Halesowen solicitors in charity bake-off

Dudley News:

2:05pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SOLICITORS from Halesowen will be swapping their legal briefs for baking tins and creating Halloween-themed cakes which will be sold in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s tomorrow (Friday).

Car thief raids Rowley Regis shop

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

11:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEENAGE car thief used a stolen vehicle for a gang raid on a Rowley Regis shop, a court heard.

Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work

Dudley News: .

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.

Rowley Regis druggie tried to strangle his mum

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

10:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DRUG addict has been jailed for 10 months after a court heard he tried to strangle his mother at her Rowley Regis home.

Halesowen drinkers left in the dark

Dudley News:

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DRINKERS will be left in the dark after councillors refused permission for a Halesowen pub to light up an outdoor bar and seating area.

Stourbridge people invited to have say on future of Mary Stevens Park

Dudley News: Mary Stevens Park

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STOURBRIDGE folk are being urged to have their say on the future of Mary Stevens Park by taking part in a survey.

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.

Wollaston fly-tipper gets hit with fine

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

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOLLASTON man has been fined nearly £2,000 for fly-tipping in Kinver.

Wind turbine blade smashes into Rowley Regis garden

Dudley News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FAMILY were left traumatised after a 4ft blade broke from a wind turbine in the grounds of a Rowley Regis school and spun out of control narrowly missing their house.

Cone to host Halloween fun sessions this weekend

Dudley News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE'LL be witches and wizards roaming around Wordsley this weekend.

Cradley councillor boosts YMCA campaign

Dudley News:

5:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BIG-HEARTED Cradley councillor, who fosters children, organised a mayoral reception in Dudley for the YMCA to highlight the organisation's work with children in need of a home.

Angry Hunnington villagers pack meeting over enforcement action

Dudley News:

5:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ABOUT 50 angry villagers demanded enforcement action against a Hunnington landowner accused of “rural vandalism” at a special meeting of the parish council.

Bus route diverted onto Cradley Heath estate after protest

Dudley News:

5:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE huge outcry over the removal of buses on Cradley Heath's Lodgefield estate has had an impact.

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.

Horror night at Halesowen school

Dudley News:

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AS Halloween approaches, a Halesowen school is being transformed into the venue for a terrifying zombie night when ghosts and ghouls run riot in the corridors and classrooms.

Stourbridge school to host classical music concert this weekend

Dudley News:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CLASSICAL music lovers are in for a treat this Sunday (October 26) when the Central England Ensemble presents its prizewinner's concert at Old Swinford Hospital's Foleyan Centre.

Anger as Clent parish councillors snub their own meeting

Dudley News:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

UNHAPPY Hagley residents hit out after this week's Clent Parish Council meeting had to be called off - because only two councillors turned up.

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.

Wall Heath artists brush up ahead of annual exhibition

Dudley News: Art club members Malcolm Bradley and Sheila Osborn. Buy photo: 431424MH

11:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WALL Heath artists were this week putting the finishing touches to work to be featured in their annual exhibition.

Former bus company's boss sadness

Dudley News:

1:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE former owner of a historic closure-threatened bus company that serves Halesowen has spoken of his sadness of its demise.

Stourbridge canal boat fest proves one of the best ever

Dudley News: Stourbridge Navigation Trust's annual open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse. Buy photo: 431414LA

10:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CANAL boat enthusiasts cruised into town for the annual Stourbridge Navigation Trust open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse.

Cradley shop owner loses planning battle

Dudley News:

11:22am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has breathed a sigh of relief after a plan to change conditions on a shop unit in Cradley’s Windmill Hill was thrown out amid fears there could be three hot food outlets sited side by side along the busy road.

Company that owns Prestwood care home goes into administration

Dudley News:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE cash-strapped company that owns a care home in Prestwood has gone into administration.

Halesowen fire station demolition given the go-ahead

Dudley News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAN to demolish Halesowen Fire Station to make way for 12 new homes has finally had the go-ahead.

Fashion fundraiser will benefit Stourbridge hospice

Dudley News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAGLEY charity fundraiser Sue Williams will be staging another ladies fashion show next month to boost funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Pennies for petals to boost Halesowen's blooms

Dudley News:

5:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHOPPERS are being asked to donate pennies for petals to ensure Halesowen blossoms in time for next year’s Britain in Bloom contest.

Cradley Heath peace activist preparing for walk with history maker

Dudley News: Nobel Peace Prize nominee Rajagopal PV is coming to the Midlands

5:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PEACE activist from Cradley Heath who campaigned for landless farmers to get rights in India is urging people to join a walk with her hero on Monday.

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).

Wordsley historian killed in Cyprus car crash, inquest told

Dudley News:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORDSLEY historian was killed in a car accident in Cyprus, an inquest was told.

Sandwell Council's top brass revive spectre of Cockney benefit tourists invading borough

Dudley News: Cheeky chappy Cockneys will love a Ruby Murray in Old Hill

4:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE spectre of invading Cockney benefit tourists has been raised again by Sandwell Council's top brass who claim London authorities are preparing to "dump" poor families in the borough.



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