Stourbridge charity craft session aims to help poorly youngsters

Dudley News:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY craft event taking place in a Stourbridge park this weekend will offer a boost to poorly children.

Christmas Festival will bring sparkle to Stourbridge

5:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

STOURBRIDGE traders hope to get shoppers into the seasonal spirit nice and early by staging the town's Christmas Festival at the end of next month.

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.

Stourbridge widow joins purple campaign for cancer charity

Dudley News: Judith Roden. Buy photo: 431418L

3:57pm Monday 20th October 2014

A STOURBRIDGE widow is continuing to try and raise awareness and funds for a pancreatic cancer charity in memory of her late husband who died of the disease aged just 35.

Raging Quinton drunk jailed after battering taxi driver to a pulp

3:25pm Monday 20th October 2014

A RAGING drunk from Quinton who battered a taxi driver in Dudley to a pulp in an attack he could not remember in the morning has been jailed for 18 months

Getaway driver in Rowley Regis robberies jailed for six years

1:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

A GETAWAY driver for two masked men who terrified staff during armed robberies at stores in Rowley Regis has been jailed for six years.

Bill Bailey All-Stars preparing for Halesowen jazz club return

12:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Bill Bailey All-Stars are performing at a popular Halesowen Jazz Club this weekend.

Police crackdown on boy racers continues across Worcestershire

Dudley News:

12:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

OFFICERS from across West Mercia were out in force last night (Sunday October 19) as part of ongoing efforts to crack down on boy racers in Worcestershire.

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.

Kinver folk join forces to get fit and have fun

Dudley News:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

KINVER folk are joining forces to get fit and have fun.

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

Dudley News: tommy mundon.jpg

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.

Search to find top young chef launched in Halesowen

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

LOCAL heats of the Young Chef of the Year competition are being hosted by Halesowen College next month.

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).

Blackheath housing group wins national award

Dudley News:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

BLACKHEATH-based social business, the Black Country Housing Group is celebrating after scooping a national award.

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.

Tidy Stourbridge campaign continues this weekend

Dudley News: Litter pick in the Arboretum on Saturday

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Tidy Stourbridge campaign should be out in force again this Sunday.

Lye man jailed for growing cannabis worth £51,000

Dudley News:

3:31pm Friday 17th October 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD Lye man caught growing cannabis worth £51,000 to clear his £35,000 drug debts has been jailed for 27 months.

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.

Bev Pegg and his Good Time Jazz Gang gear up for latest charity night

Dudley News: Bev Pegg. Buy photo: 241409J

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

HAGLEY musician Bev Pegg and his Good Time Jazz Gang are once again getting set to sell out Hagley Community Centre in the name of charity.

Halesowen theatre company appealing for new members

Dudley News: Join the Mayhem: Joanne Lane, Tom Edwards and Mark Moran rehearsing for Last Tango in Little Grimley.

10:54am Friday 17th October 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING Halesowen comedy theatre group is desperate for new members to help tickle the ribs of audiences.

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.

Much-loved Stourbridge teacher dies aged 81

Dudley News:

12:42pm Friday 17th October 2014

A RETIRED deputy head teacher who worked at schools across the borough for more than 20 years, as well as in Switzerland and Nigeria, has died, aged 81.

Labour candidate claims a third of Halesowen and Rowley Regis workers are skint

Dudley News: Labour candidate: Stephanie Peacock.

9:24am Friday 17th October 2014

A THIRD of working people in Halesowen and Rowley Regis are skint, according to Labour's parliamentary candidate for the constituency.

New members wanted at Wordsley social club

Dudley News: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

9:24am Friday 17th October 2014

A MEN only social club in Wordsley is looking for new members.

Final chapter beckons for three Oldbury libraries

Dudley News:

9:22am Friday 17th October 2014

THE final chapter could be near for three libraries in Oldbury as Sandwell Council has to save £700,000 from the libraries budget in the next two years.

Circus set to roll into Hagley

Dudley News:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

ROLL up! roll up! the circus is coming to West Hagley later this month.

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.

Thug jailed for attacking mother in Amblecote

Dudley News:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER thug who beat up his mother in Amblecote has been jailed for 21 months.

Money raised for Macmillan Cancer Support continues to pour in

Dudley News: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BIG-HEARTED Black Country folk have been forking out to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Man taken to hospital after four-car crash at Iverley near Stourbridge

Dudley News:

10:54am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a four-car smash at Iverley, near Stourbridge, this morning (Thursday).

Former Stourbridge student still missing

Dudley News:

10:38am Thursday 16th October 2014

CONCERN is mounting for the wellbeing of a former Stourbridge College student who disappeared from her family home in Cradley Heath.

Free art exhibtion in Stourbridge

Dudley News: Are you the next David Bailey, Banksy or William Morris? Then apply for Leytonstone Arts Trail

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AMATEUR artists will be displaying their work in Stourbridge next weekend.

Sandwell Council in crisis: Police investigating allegations of corrupt land deals

Dudley News:

9:49am Thursday 16th October 2014

CORRUPTION at Sandwell Council is being investigated by the police and external auditors after allegations of fraudulent land sales involving a cabinet member.

Old Hill church holding church fair in November

9:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

LAWRENCE Lane Methodist Church is holding a church fair on Saturday, November 1,

New Halesowen Carnival volunteers jump on board

Dudley News:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

REPLACEMENT committee members have come forward to help revive Halesowen Carnival after the plan hit a setback when key personnel quit just weeks after their appointment.

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.

Halesowen pub's car wash bid fails

Dudley News:

5:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

RELIEVED residents are celebrating after Dudley planners refused a second bid to set up a car wash business at a Halesowen pub.

Halesowen's lap the world challenger awaits kayak crossing

Dudley News:

5:51pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

ROUND the world challenger Halesowen’s Sam Greatrex is stuck in Gibraltar awaiting the go-ahead to kayak across the straits to Morocco.

Halesowen Christmas lights appeal launched

Dudley News:

5:47pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE annual Christmas lights appeal has been launched in Halesowen a bid to ensure the town sparkles during the festive season.

Husband and wife stage stars to play Mack and Mabel in Brierley Hill show

Dudley News: R-L - Adam Compton and Liz Woodhouse in the title roles of Mack and Mabel

4:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIDEGROOM Adam Compton and his leading lady Liz Woodhouse are taking on lead roles for the first time in a bitter-sweet stage romance in Brierley Hill.

Brierley Hill ambulance worker gets set for Great Birmingham Run

Dudley News:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIERLEY Hill based ambulance worker Walter Seaton will be joining forces with some of his colleagues to compete in this weekend's Bupa Great Birmingham Run.

Halesowen school records stories of its war dead

Dudley News:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

STAFF and former pupils of a Halesowen school who fought and died in the First World War have been remembered in a commemorative booklet.

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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