Free pet checks in Halesowen

Dudley News: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Brierley Hill

Dudley News: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Mountain biker rescued after crashing in the Clent Hills

9:35am Saturday 19th April 2014

A fallen mountain biker has had to be rescued by ambulance workers after hitting a tree in the Clent Hills.

Stourbridge vintage fair returns

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people flock to Stourbridge's bi-monthly vintage fair and organisers hope May's event will be no exception.

Charity football match to kick-off in Halesowen

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY football match is set to kick-off at Halesowen Town to raise money for an autism charity.

Cracking Easter treat for Clent youngsters

Dudley News: Delivering the eggs l-r Val Morgan, customer services manager and Julie Bate, PR ambassador for the Amblecote store.

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CLENT youngsters received a cracking Easter treat thanks to shoppers in Amblecote and Brierley Hill.

Big Top returns to Hagley next week

Dudley News: Big Top returns to Hagley next week

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

JOHN Lawson's all-human circus will be appearing at Webbs Garden Centre in West Hagley over the Easter school holidays.

Full throttle family fun at Halfpenny Green Airport

Dudley News: Josh Richards (10) and Henry Burton (9) with a model Hurricane fighter, John Vaughan, Roy Targonski and Richard Currinn. Buy this photo: 161426L.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on Halfpenny Green Airport for the Wings, Wheels and Rotors event.

TOWIE star meets fans at Merry Hill

Dudley News: James 'Arg' Argent with his book.

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE only way was Brierley Hill for fans of reality TV star James 'Arg' Argent today (Thursday).

Pub near Kingswinford to re-open after £325,000 makeover

Dudley News: Pub near Kingswinford to re-open after £325,000 makeover

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

KINGSWINFORD pub The Hinksford Arms is set to reopen on Thursday April 25 following a £325,000 refurbishment.

Bank's community fund launch brings cheer to Stourbridge

Dudley News: Lloyds Bank staff (left to right) - Brian Cartwright, commercial senior manager; Nicola Hartland, customer service assistant; Beverley Hassan, customer service assistant; and Lawrence Breese, personal banking advisor; with Pedmore Panthers cheerleaders.

4:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEDMORE Panthers paid a visit to Lloyds Bank in Stourbridge this week as a thank you for receiving £3,000 from their Community Fund.

Police launch blitz on shed burglars

Dudley News: Police interactive crime prevention day Stourbridge: l-r Stewart Garratt from the investigation team and acting Sgt John Price. Buy this photo: 171401M.

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are using the humble lawnmower as their latest weapon for a blitz on the borough's burglars.

Hagley campaigners take petition on new homes bonus to district council

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PETITION on the new homes bonus was presented to members of Bromsgrove District Council at its latest meeting.

Roses to raise cash for Poppy Day in Blackheath

Dudley News: Ex-army wives Shirley Eades (left) and Ellen Sigley with the red rose buttonholes .

4:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

RED rose buttonholes are been sold from Saturday to mark St George’s Day and raise funds for Blackheath’s next Poppy Day parade.

Former Stourbridge student prepares for summer expedition to Zambia

3:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FORMER King Edwards College student Anna Floy is preparing for a summer expedition to Zambia after being selected by the Voluntary Services Overseas to take part in their ICS young people's programme.

Stourbridge car dealership invites cyclists to pedal to the metal for chance to take on an Olympic champ

Dudley News: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of cycle tragedy

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE cyclists can put themselves through their paces and pick up a top prize in the process as part of the Ed Clancy Challenge which is being organised through motor dealership Trust Group UK.

Sparkling new partnership for Midlands Air Ambulance

Dudley News: L-r: Sarah Low, Laura Dean, Phil Higgs and Julian Spier.

2:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill jeweller has picked Midlands Air Ambulance to be its charity of 2014.

Hell run challenge to support Halesowen cancer sufferer

Dudley News: Part of team in training (from left)  Andrew Hipwood, Jon O'Brien, Ben Smith, Andy Westwood, and Jade Miller.  (The rest of the team is made up by Luke Barratt, Nikki Rutter and Emily Googenheim).

3:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NINE Halesowen friends will become hell runners on Saturday as they tackle an endurance cross country challenge to raise money for a cancer charity.

Old Hill Cricket Club top brass vow good times are around the corner

Dudley News: Old Hill Cricket Club

12:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DETERMINED Old Hill Cricket Club chiefs have vowed the good times will return after a troubled year which has included financial difficulties, committee member exits, scaremongering and now a violent robbery.

Rowley Regis smoker avoids jail after burning partner's face

12:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A RECKLESS Rowley Regis smoker has avoided jail after burning his partner's chin after pushing her in the face with a fag in his hand.

16-year-old has the Colley Gate wow factor

12:45pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SINGER from Birmingham struck a chord with judges at a Wow Factor competition in Colley Gate.

Black Country rockers to tour Poland

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12:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BLACK Country rock band has taken the offer of gigs on foreign soil to boost their track record at home.

Stourbridge explorer scouts ready for the trip of a lifetime

Dudley News: L-r: Rob Chandler, Ed Cook and Greg McArthur.

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THREE explorer scouts from Stourbridge have been selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Health centre open longer to ease pain on Dudley emergency teams

Dudley News: Keelinge House where the Holly Hall walk-in medical centre is based

10:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

HEALTH bosses have agreed to extend opening hours at the Walk-In Centre in Holly Hall Clinic to help ease the pressure on Accident and Emergency services in Dudley.

Tech-savvy criminals now using heat-seeking drones to target cannabis farms

Dudley News: Flying drones will become a more familiar site in our skies

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

FLYING drones fitted with heat-seeking cameras are being used by criminals to find cannabis farms in Halesowen, Cradley Heath and Oldbury so they can steal the crops.

Sport England stumps up £50,000 for Stourbridge skate park plan

Dudley News: Gavin and Serena Pardoe with Piers Chapman. Buy photo: 161442L

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS to bring a new indoor skate park back to Stourbridge were given a £50,000 boost this week.

Three days of Easter fun in Netherton

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy three days of Easter fun at Dudley Wood Learning Centre.

Hagley police reach deal to use parish council's offices

6:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police have reached a deal to use Hagley Parish Council's offices in Worcester Road as a drop off point - although the arrangement is unlikely to cut much ice with local residents.

Baggies players visit Stourbridge to meet oldest fan

Dudley News: 106-year-old Jack Jones, centre, meeting West Brom players James Morrison, left, and Liam O'Neil, right. Buy photo: 161437M

6:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WEST Bromwich Albion players James Morrison and Liam O'Neill popped into Stourbridge this week to pay tribute to their oldest fan.

Stourbridge hospice delves into thriving retro market

Dudley News: L r Simon Henwood - MD of Mary Stevens Trading, Guy Brace - shop manager at Victoria Passage, Stevan Jackson - hospice CEO. Buy photo:161410MH

4:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STOURBRIDE'S Mary Stevens Hospice has expanded its repertoire by delving into the thriving vintage and retro market.

Police and council launch attack on bogus callers in Halesowen

3:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE streets of Halesowen are being turned into a no-go zone for bogus-callers in a joint operation between police and trading standards officers.

Stourbridge estate agent helps a teenager's dream come true

Dudley News: Tracy Elbro

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MONTHS of training paid off for a Stourbridge estate agent, who tackled the London Marathon on Sunday for the first and last time..

Iconic sitcom Fawlty Towers being staged by Halesowen theatre group

Dudley News: Dave Francis Williams and Jordan Smith prepare for An Evening With Fawlty Towers.

12:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ICONIC British comedy Fawlty Towers is being tackled by Halesowen's Mayhem Theatre Company.

Youngsters party with Peppa Pig at Merry Hill

Dudley News: L-r Evie Noon, aged four and Lily Noon, aged six from Stourport.

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHILDREN'S favourite Peppa Pig popped to Merry Hill yesterday (Monday) to host a party for her loyal fans.

New line dance classes to start in Norton

11:36am Wednesday 16th April 2014

RENOWNED line dance instructor Nigel Rider is starting a new beginners and improvers class at St Michaels Church Centre in Maynard Avenue (off the Broadway), Norton, next Wednesday, April 23, at 7.15pm.

Brierley Hill gym launches Easter egg amnesty

Dudley News: Some of Audrey's hand-decorated eggs

11:24am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUSY Brierley Hill based PureGym is appealing for donations of Easter eggs to deliver to a local charity.

Sadness at acclaimed Stourbridge-born singer's death

Dudley News: Lyndsie in Stourbridge in 1976

10:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE opera buffs have been saddened by the death of internationally acclaimed singer Lyndsie Holland at the age of 79.

Tireless worker for Blackheath loses cancer battle

Dudley News: Mary Docker

1:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PASSIONATE campaigner for Blackheath and its people Mary Docker has died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 59.

Bethel Chapel set to celebrate Good Friday after News appeal sees new organist recruited

10:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WOLLESCOTE based Bethel Chapel will be able to go ahead with their traditional Good Friday service following a successful appeal for an organist through the Stourbridge News.

Stourbridge gig will help provide a new school

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE woman has organised a charity gig to raise funds to educate children in Gambia.

Retirement properties given the go-ahead in Hagley

Dudley News: An artist's impression of the upcoming development in Hagley.

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HAGLEY residents have expressed their disappointment that plans to build 44 retirement apartments in a prominent part of the village have received the go-ahead.

Band hopes to strke a chord in Halesowen with Black Country Festival

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A UKULELE band is tuning up to spearhead celebrations in Halesowen town centre as part of the region’s inaugural Black Country Festival.

Clent thespians set to bring High Society to life

Dudley News: L-r Mary Cave as Dinah Lord, Beth Bridgland as Tracy Lord and Ollie Edwards as CK Dexter Haven. Buy photo: 161416MH

5:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLENT thespians are getting set to bring High Society to life in a village venue this spring.

Flying lifesavers urge Black Country bank holiday fun seekers to stay safe

Dudley News: Every flight by Midlands Air Ambulance costs £2,500, all paid for by donations from the public and business

5:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACK Country people planning an Easter getaway are being urged to stay safe by air ambulance medics.

Dudley Tories will survive despite loss of five retiring councillors

5:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DUDLEY Conservatives will survive despite the news that five long-serving top Tories are to step down at the next election, party leader Councillor Patrick Harley has promised.

Woman injured in Stourbridge ring road smash

Dudley News: Fire crews at the scene. Picture courtesy of @StourbridgeFire

5:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WOMAN suffered serious arm injuries after a her car smashed into a Stourbridge estate agent's office.

Marathon sisters raise more than £2,000 for charity

Dudley News: Helen Small and Rebecca Carpenter.

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWO sisters raised more than £2,000 for charities close to their hearts by taking part in the London Marathon.

Graffiti wall unveiled at a Wordsley park

Dudley News: Members of The Source Youth Centre with cllr Aston.

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GRAFFITI wall featuring an anti-drugs message has been unveiled in a Wordsley park to give youngsters the opportunity to leave their mark legally.

Friends of Coombeswood Wedge get community forum cash windfall

Dudley News: Clean up: Volunteers test out new equipment  in the wedge.

2:31pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Friends of Coombeswood Wedge has given the Halesowen beauty spot a spring clean after getting a cash windfall.

Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

Dudley News: Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

1:34pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE ring road has been closed to traffic at St Johns Road after a car smashed into an estate agent's office.



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