GP award for Halesowen surgery

Dudley News: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A HALESOWEN GP surgery has scooped a top accolade in new awards launched to recognise medical excellence in Dudley borough.

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.

Wordsley resurfacing works may cause delays

Dudley News:

5:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned resurfacing works at Camp Hill in Wordsley may cause delays.

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.

Prolific arsonist jailed for torching cars in Wall Heath

Dudley News:

3:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN arsonist who endangered the lives of Wall Heath when he set a pub outbuilding and four parked cars on fire, has been jailed for 10 years.

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.

Lye brothers jailed and branded "bullies" by judge

Dudley News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A LYE man who was armed with a machete when he burst into the home of a frightened family has been locked up for 33 months.

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.

New heritage ranger appointed at Stourbridge park

Dudley News:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

DEBORAH Merrick has been appointed as the first ever heritage ranger for Mary Steven's Park.

Cradley Heath kick boxer is number 2 in the country

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

TINY tot Cradley Heath kickboxer Aimee Stakevitch has become number two in the country for her age.

Hagley club to host Junior Open Golf Tournament next week

Dudley News:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

COLLEGE students will be tee-ing off in a competition at Hagley Golf & Country Club next week.

Gruffalo to roar into Stourbridge

Dudley News: Gruffalo

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Gruffalo will roar into Stourbridge for a storytelling session next month.

Work starts on new retirement properties in Hagley

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

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is now underway to build 44 retirement apartments in Hagley.

New outdoor gym installed in Clent

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New gym opening at Clent park,The park funded by Bromsgrove District Council:
(L) Margaret Sherry, John Ruck - Civic Head, and Sophie Hancock - Youth counsellor
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3:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

VILLAGERS can keep fit at a Clent park after the installation of council-funded gym equipment.

Sandwell crackdown on illegal scrap dealers

3:54pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CRACKDOWN on dodgy scrap metal dealers in Sandwell found seven out of 13 sites were operating illegally.

Oldbury weightlifter hoping to lift Commonwealth medal

Dudley News:

3:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MEDAL-winning hopeful Jaswant Shergill wil be going for gold in the weighlifting section of the Commonwealth Games tomorrow.

Stourbridge MP to host drop-in-surgery in Lye this afternoon

Dudley News: Margot James MP

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James is holding a drop-in advice surgery in Lye this afternoon (Thursday July 24).

Wollaston Tennis Club serves up new courts after £130,000 makeover

Dudley News: Janet Hanby by the new courts named after her late husband Len. Pic by Dave Tranter

1:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WOLLASTON Tennis Club has unveiled brand new courts in memory of a former club stalwart.

Fundraising concert being held for Leasowes Walled Garden Appeal

Dudley News: The Real Neil, aka Ken Russell, and Halesowen MP James Morris are urging people to attend the concert.

11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

A CONCERT is being held in Halesowen to raise money for the Leasowes Walled Garden Appeal.

Couples will soon be able to tie the knot at Lye and Wollescote Chapels

Dudley News:

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

COUPLES will be able to say 'I do' at Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels as the historic building is due to be transformed into a wedding venue.

Doorstep tricksters rob Halesowen pensioner

Dudley News:

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CCTV images of three women have been released by detectives in a bid to trace those responsible for a distraction burglary on a Halesowen pensioner.

Teen vandals clean up their act

Dudley News:

10:38am Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO teenagers who blighted a Stourbridge subway with graffiti have been putting their artistic desires to good use by painting a car park as part of their punishment.

Curry fans raise £1,100 for Mary Stevens Hospice

Dudley News: Curry Awards 2014 page image

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

STOURBRIDGE curry lovers put their hands in their pockets to support Mary Stevens Hospice at a fundraising dinner.

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.

Blackheath insurance staff in fundraising bid

10:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF at a Blackheath insurance office are taking part in their company’s 12-month campaign to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Halesowen mosque plan sparks racist claims

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

HUNDREDS of objections have scuppered plans to build two 21ft minarets and a dome on a Halesowen mosque – sparking accusations of racism.

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.

Halas Homes variety club raises a smile with show

Dudley News: Dudley Mayor Cllr Margaret Aston on stage at the Halas Homes Variety Show.

8:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

A HALESOWEN care home raised more than a smile when it put on a variety show in Netherton.

Adrenaline junkie Callum makes a return to competitive sport

Dudley News:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A GUTSY young Wollaston man has returned to competitive sport, despite being left paralysed in a tragic bike accident.

Kingswinford museum to host teddy bear's picnic

Dudley News: Southampton NCT Summer fete and Teddy Bears' picnic

5:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUSY Broadfield House Glass Museum will be staging a teddy bears picnic for under five year olds tomorrow (Thursday).

Teenager jailed after dealing drugs in Lye

Dudley News:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEENAGE drug dealer who left a Lye woman "petrified" when he made a gun gesture at her after she supported police when he stabbed a man in a drugs row has been jailed

Soccer mad Stourbridge pub staff to take on rivals for charity

Dudley News:

4:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOCCER mad staff from Stourbridge pub Lloyds Bar will be taking on rivals from fellow Wetherspoon pubs next month to raise much needed funds for company charity CLIC Sargent.

Colley Gate fun despite the downpour

4:16pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COMMUNITY fun day in Colley Gate went ahead despite last Saturday’s thunderstorms.

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.

Kingswinford man died after fall, inquest told

Dudley News: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

3:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN elderly man sustained a fatal head injury after he fell at his Kingswinford home while being assisted to the bathroom, an inquest was told.

Stourbridge rock royalty on show at charity gig

Dudley News: L-r - Big Jim Merris, Ian Parker and Andy Parfett - guitarist with the Spacehoppers

3:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE rock royalty was on show for a charity gig which raised more than £2,600 for Cancer Research UK.

Motorists warned of traffic misery in Halesowen

3:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOTORISTS are being advised to expect increased traffic on Manor Way.

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.

Stourbridge choir members join Toyah at fundraising concert

Dudley News:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE Rock Choir members joined forces with punk legend Toyah Willcox at a concert in Birmingham.

Halesowen's Thomas and Varnish hoping to clinch gold in Glasgow

Dudley News: Going for gold: Earls Gymnastic Club member Kristian Thomas.

1:37pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OLYMPIC bronze medallist Kristian Thomas is hoping to win gold and enthral the nation again at the Commonwealth Games.

Former Dudley Council leader eyes up police and crime commissioner job

Dudley News: Cllr Les Jones

1:05pm 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.

Bus service changes hit Halesowen

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ELDERLY bus passengers will become “prisoners in their own homes” a Halesowen councillor has warned after the axing of bus routes.

Research group seeks information about forgotten Kingswinford serviceman

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WALL Heath and Kingswinford War Memorials Research Group want to hear from anyone who can provide them with information about J T Williams who lived in Back Lane and died during World War One.

Expansion plans for Norton school approved

Dudley News:

11:35am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTON school has been given the go-ahead to expand and create four new classrooms to cater for an additional 105 pupils, Gigmill County Primary Infant School will also make three existing undersized classrooms bigger, build a new staff room and play area and increase dining room facilities.

Asthma campaign victory for Cradley MP

Dudley News: Margot James MP

11:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SCHOOLS across the borough will be able to keep a spare asthma inhaler for use in emergencies following a year-long campaign for a law change by Cradley's MP.



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