Brave Ben conquers Kilimanjaro

Dudley News: Ben Boleyn at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

2:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BEN Boleyn completed the trip of a lifetime when he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.

Last chance to win with sporting deal at borough leisure centres

Dudley News: People on treadmills in gym (5407295)

2:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THERE are only a few days left to take advantage of a Commonwealth Games-inspired gym offer at the borough's leisure centres.

Wordsley man faces hairy challenge to help MS charities

Dudley News: Richard Cradock will face the razor for charity.

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A HIRSUTE Wordsley man will face the razor to raise funds for two charities that support people with multiple sclerosis.

Rural bus users urged to check timetables ahead of changes

Dudley News: New Dales bus link established

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Hagley, Clent and Belbroughton are advised to check bus timetables ahead of a number of changes to services set to take place from Monday September 1.

Camera car revs up to catch troublesome motorists around Sandwell schools

Dudley News:

12:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW camera car is taking to the streets of Sandwell to help tackle illegal parking and improve road safety, especially outside schools and on school routes.

Staff at Brierley Hill's ambulance control room take on ice bucket challenge

Dudley News:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER a busy 12 hour night shift, staff at West Midland Ambulance Service’s emergency operations centre in Brierley Hill faced the ice bucket challenge.

Oldbury loo gone for a song

10:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

A DERELICT public toilet block in Oldbury was one of three sold by Sandwell Council for £105,000 below its own valuation without being put on the market, it has emerged.

Water company withdraws ffood alleviation plans after protests from Halesowen residents

10:55am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS to install underground rainwater storage tanks in a Halesowen field forming part of the Grade 1 listed Leasowes Park have been withdrawn following strong opposition from nearby residents.

Black Country Echoes project in Dudley

Dudley News:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

EXHIBITIONS, events and entertainment will be on offer across the borough to celebrate the Black Country’s manufacturing creativity and innovation.

Councillor hits back over claims he hijacked the Black Country Festival to boost his political campaign

Dudley News:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

DUDLEY’S deputy leader has defended claims he hijacked the Black Country Festival for political gain.

Graham's Place scoops pub of the year accolade

Dudley News: Graham Webster. Buy photo: 351419L

5:09pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POPULAR Wollaston pub Graham's Place will be raising a few celebratory glasses after being voted CAMRA's pub of the year for Stourbridge and Halesowen.

Before the courts

Dudley News:

4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 18-22:

Hagley Hall parkland restoration scheme shortlisted for heritage award

Dudley News: (9728482)

1:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HAGLEY Hall has been nominated for an English Heritage Angel Award as a result of its restoration work in returning the 18th century estate back to its former glory.

Endurance trek by Halesowen pensioner

Dudley News:

1:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A 75-year-old Halesowen pensioner completed a 190-mile coast to coast walk despite suffering from cataracts and glaucoma and twisting his ankle twice.

Former council leader has no regrets after missing out on top police job

Dudley News: Cllr Les Jones

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Conservative councillor Les Jones insisted he had no regrets in standing for the role of West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

Halesowen's Great Black Country Run on course to be the biggest yet

Dudley News: Long running success: Last year's Black Country Run

12:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIS year's Black Country Road Run in Halesowen is on course to be the biggest yet.

Netherton man charged with Cradley Heath bus assault

Dudley News:

11:09am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NETHERTON man has been charged with sexual assault on a bus in Cradley Heath.

Bill Oddie opens £20,000 baboons enclosure at Dudley Zoo

Dudley News:

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CONSERVATIONIST and TV Presenter, Bill Oddie has officially opened Dudley Zoo's £20,000 Baboons on the Bank exhibit.

Hundreds in memorial bike ride for Colley Gate cancer victim

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MORE than 300 bikers are expected to take part in a memorial ride out from Halesowen on Sunday in honour of a Colley Gate cancer victim.

Halesowen Scouts picked for world jamboree

Dudley News:

10:35am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TEN Halesowen Scouts and two leaders are looking forward to a trip of a lifetime after being selected to attend an international jamboree in Japan.

Stourbridge gets more free on-street car parking

Dudley News:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPPERS and traders in Stourbridge have been given a boost after extra free on-street car parking was created in the town centre.

Stourbridge pub shows support for local breweries

Dudley News: Real ale lovers head to Scarborough

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE based Wetherspoons pub The Chequers has been showing its support for local breweries.

Oldswinford pub raises nearly £20,000 for hospice

Dudley News:

5:05pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

KIND-hearted regulars from Oldswinford pub The Crown dug deep into their pockets to raise in the region of £20,000 for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Flood prevention work to get underway in Norton

4:34pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORK to create a new culvert and a storm water pool on Stourbridge Golf Club is due to get underway soon to help cut the risk of flooding for people living nearby.

Concern as Dudley Council house rent arrears top £1.4million

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BOROUGH bosses have vowed to help vulnerable people after it was revealed that cash-strapped Dudley council house tenants owe more than £1.4million in unpaid rent.

Third Royal honour for Kingswinford firm

Dudley News:

4:36pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

KINGSWINFORD company Mechatherm International have been celebrating after winning their third Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust to host AGM

Dudley News:

3:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DUDLEY and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust is inviting members of the public to attend its AGM on Friday September 26.

Decision on Halesowen mosque extension appeal due next month

4:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A DECISION on whether Halesowen Muslims will appeal against the rejection of plans to add two 21ft minarets and a central dome to a former Methodist church is expected next month.

Halesowen decorating store holding three month competition

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PAINTERS and decorators can pop into the Dulux Decorator Centre between September and November for hints and tips on their trade.

Novel idea to issue crime tips across the borough

Dudley News:

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BOOKWORMS will receive advice on crime prevention when they visit borough libraries this week, albeit in slightly hushed voices.

Contracts exchanged in Leasowes walled garden sale

Dudley News: Leasowes walled garden set to return to former glory

3:25pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CONTRACTS have been exchanged in the sale of the Leasowes historic walled garden to the Hales Owen Abbey Trust.

Garden makeover boost for blind Rowley Regis girl

Dudley News:

2:23pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAKEOVER of a Rowley Regis garden is set to transform the life a blind youngster who can play out at home for the first time.

New arts competition being held in Rowley

1:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ARTISTS are being urged to be inspired by Rowley and enter an art competition.

Halesowen yob spits in police car and threatens police after abusing ex-partner

1:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A YOB from Halesowen who left police with a £120 clean up bill when he spat in one of their vehicles after threatening to "smash" one officer in the face has avoided jail.

Rowley Regis Golf Club celebrating 10th anniversary with free golf offer

11:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

ROWLEY Regis Golf Club is celebrating its 10th anniversary next week.

Free hearing checks available at Merry Hill

Dudley News: City researchers develop ear security system

10:27am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SHOPPERS at Merry Hill are being encouraged to take advantage of a free hearing check as part of a new awareness campaign.

Plumbing problem pours cold water over Dudley Town match

Dudley News:

2:57pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DUDLEY Town footballers were left kicking their heels this week after their proposed West Midlands League game against Hereford side Pegasus Juniors had to be called off last Saturday because there was no hot water available at their Brierley Hill ground.

Halesowen writer scoops first poetry win

Dudley News:

12:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A POEM penned by Halesowen writer Joan Blundell reflecting simple but precious childhood memories has earned her first place in a national competition.

OneStop charity fun day will give Stourbridge hospice a boost

Dudley News:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BIG-hearted members of staff from Stourbridge based OneStop store in Worcester Street raised more than £500 for Mary Stevens Hospice after staging a charity day outside the premises.

New cycle storage causes hubbub at Stourbridge station

Dudley News:

6:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEW cycle storage facilities have been unveiled at a Black Country railway station.

Properties across the borough available to rent through Dudley Council

5:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

PEOPLE looking to rent properties with two or more bedrooms are being urged to get in touch with Dudley Council’s housing services.

Black Country fitness fans urged to join charity zumbathon

Dudley News: Zumba Class

1:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

KEEP fit fans will be able to raise cash for a good cause while getting into shape at a zumbathon in Dudley.

St John Ambulance to equip Stourbridge shoppers with lifesaving skills

Dudley News:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PEOPLE in Stourbridge are being offered the chance to equip themselves with lifesaving skills.

St John Ambulance to equip people in Halesowen with lifesaving skills

Dudley News:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PEOPLE in Halesowen are being given the chance to equip themselves with lifesaving skills.

Dog walk in aid of Mary Stevens Hospice

Dudley News: Dogs take part in the RSPCA dog walk in York

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

DOG owners are being encouraged to enjoy a stroll with their four-legged friend while raising money for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Bill Oddie to open exhibit at Dudley Zoo

Dudley News:

1:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

CONSERVATIONIST and TV presenter, Bill Oddie will visit Dudley Zoo tomorrow (Monday) to open the £20,000 Baboons on the Bank exhibit.

Family fun day in Brierley Hill

Dudley News:

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill today (Sunday) while raising money for two good causes.

Age UK Dudley to host free activity taster sessions

Dudley News: Local table tennis

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

DUDLEY’S over 50s can take advantage of free dance class, test their table tennis skills and embrace their creative side at an event organised by Age UK.

Borough barbecue fans urged to follow safety tips

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

DUDLEY Council environmental health officers are encouraging people to have a sizzling but safe barbecue this bank holiday weekend.

Black Country Museum looking for families to share wartime stories

Dudley News: Rebecca Timmins and Dougie Hutton dressed in their 1940s outfits walking down the street at the 1940s weekend at The Black Country Museum. 301420AM

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

BLACK Country Living Museum's First World War summer centenary commemorations will culminate in a day of theatre, storytelling and music next weekend.


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