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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dudley man who torched flat avoids jail

Dudley News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A DUDLEY man who set fire to his home after a row with his former girlfriend has avoided jail.

Dudley tribute to much-loved Tommy

Dudley News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

FRIENDS and colleagues of Black Country funnyman Tommy Mundon are planning a tribute to the much loved entertainer by staging a special performance to salute his life while raising funds for Mary Stevens Hospice at the same time.

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.

Prestigious award for Dudley's latest Point of Light

Dudley News: Point of Light award winner Christine Rich

5:25pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A DUDLEY woman who clocked up more than 10,000 hours of volunteering to help older people has won prestigious praise.

Disabled Dudley councillor calls for Labour MEP to go in "repulsive" tweet row

Dudley News: The offending tweet which sparked the row

3:11pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A DUDLEY councillor is demanding the resignation of a Labour MEP who said UKIP believed disabled children should be aborted.

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.

Dudley over 50s encourage to get fit for a healthy lifestyle

Dudley News: GP to run 52 miles for Chernobyl kids

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

DUDLEY borough residents can create a healthier lifestyle for themselves with the help of two free courses which are set to start next month.

Marathon Zumba session aims to keep lifeboat charity afloat

Dudley News: ZUMBA

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

ZUMBA lovers will be in their element this Saturday (October 18) with a marathon session taking place in Sedgley.

Controversial Dudley Council saving plan gets green light

Dudley News: Council pays out £543 in compensation

11:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DUDLEY Council has approved controversial plans to shake up its top management structure which leaders say will save £1m.

Nighmare driving Gornal mum up the wall

Dudley News:

11:16am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD nightmare has left a Gornal woman desperate for help to reclaim her garden from rogue builders.

Black Country horror writer's latest dark read due out on Halloween

Dudley News:

5:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BLACK Country author Ken Preston has dug deep to raise a few eyebrows with his new horror novel Joe Coffin.

Volunteers receive £500 to help Brierley Hill community garden grow

Dudley News:

2:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

GREEN-fingered volunteers have received a cash boost to help them breathe new life into a Brierley Hill community garden.

Variety show will raise funds for borough cancer ward

Dudley News: The Fizzogs performing at Stourbridge Carnival

1:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A VARIETY show in Brierley Hill will raise funds to support  cancer patients at Russells Hall Hospital.

Free electric blankets tests on offer in Stourbridge

Dudley News:

12:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

IN preparation for the chilly winter nights, Black Country residents are being urged to get their electric blankets tested next week.

Golden girl Jodie gets fitting tribute from Dudley fitness club

Dudley News: Jodie Stimpson with hotel general manager Darryl Holdnall, at the presentation of her golden locker

11:18am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A GOLDEN girl of Black Country athletics has been awarded a new glittering prize by the Dudley fitness club.

Free first aid training for parents at Merry Hill

Dudley News:

10:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

PARENTS will be able to gain some potentially life-saving skills for free at Merry Hill next week.

Before the courts

Dudley News: Dudley Magistrates Court could stop dealing with criminal cases if the Ministry o fJustice gets its way

4:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 6 and 10:

Health workers hit the Dudley streets for first strike in three decades

Dudley News:

4:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

HEALTH workers hit the streets outside Dudley’s main hospital for the first strike action by medical staff in three decades.

Currys PC World unveils new Merry Hill megastore

Dudley News:

1:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

A REVAMPED Currys PC World megastore has opened in Brierley Hill, creating 25 new jobs.

Miliband calls for new culture on apprenticeships during Dudley College tour

Dudley News:

12:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

LABOUR leader Ed Miliband used a visit to Dudley to call for a culture change on apprenticeships throughout education.

Drug addict driver jailed after Dudley police chase ended with crash

Dudley News: Some 406,000 out-of-court disposals were handed out in 2011, a third of all offences brought to justice

10:33am Monday 13th October 2014

A HEROIN addict who ploughed his car into a gate and a lamppost during a high speed police chase on Dudley's by-pass has been locked up for 14 months.

Ed gets set for election battle in Dudley

Dudley News: Leader of Redbridge council Keith Prince was scathing in his criticisms of Ed Miliband

2:51pm Monday 13th October 2014

ELECTION battle lines are being drawn across the Black Country and Dudley looks set to be at the heart of the action.

Vulnerable borough people urged to get protected against deadly winter flu

Dudley News:

5:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

MEDICS are urging people to prepare for winter by getting vaccinated against an illness which can kill vulnerable victims.

New info points set to bring help across Dudley borough

Dudley News: Cllr Steve Waltho is urging people to get help with housing issues

1:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A SCHEME has been launched to introduce a network of community information points across Dudley borough.

Disqualified Black Country driver admits causing pensioner's death

Dudley News:

9:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A 24-year-old disqualified Black Country driver has admitted causing the death of a Dudley pensioner by driving dangerously.

Police appealing for information over missing teenage Rowley Regis boy

Dudley News:

8:43pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A TEENAGE boy from Rowley Regis has gone missing.

Train passengers invited to have a say on how railways are policed

Dudley News:

5:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

BOROUGH rail passengers and staff are being asked to have their say on the way the region’s railways are policed.

Spooky fun on offer this Halloween at Black Country Living Museum

Dudley News:

1:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

THERE’LL be a few ghosts and goblins doing a spot of trick or treating at the Black Country Living Museum later this month.

New season trends on display at Merry Hill this weekend

Dudley News:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

THIS weekend Merry Hill is opening its doors to crowds of stylish shoppers to mark the start of its My New Best Trend autumn/winter fashion weekend.

Brierley Hill business benefits from council scheme

Dudley News:

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

A BUSINESS that is relocating to Brierley Hill will be the first to benefit from Dudley Council’s Business Investment Zone scheme.

Charity reaching out to families of disabled children in Dudley borough

Dudley News:

3:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

STRUGGLING families of disabled or terminally ill children across Dudley borough are being given a helping hand.

Woman hurt after car ends up in Woodsetton ditch

Dudley News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

1:46pm Friday 10th October 2014

A WOMAN was treated for minor injuries after a car ended up in a ditch by a brook in Woodsetton.

Arty Dudley youngsters invited to new craft sessions

Dudley News: Art - Understanding Colour

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

ARTISTIC borough youngsters can take part in craft sessions at Dudley's Churchill Shopping Centre thanks to funding from London and Cambridge Properties.

Free workshops to help Dudley people get online

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11:50am Friday 10th October 2014

FREE computer workshops are on offer at libraries across Dudley this week to help people learn basic skills and get online.

Dudley waterway's project on the crest of a wave after half-million pound award

Dudley News: An artist's impression of the Dudley canal Portal

9:03am Friday 10th October 2014

A FLAGSHIP project for Dudley’s waterways is on the crest of a wave after winning a half-a-million pound grant.

Dudley group's mental health message gets premier league support

Dudley News:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A NEW partnership between a Dudley skills organisation and a leading heath charity has won premier league support.

Mayor gets a taste of the world in Brierley Hill

Dudley News:

3:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Mayor of Dudley took a tour of world cuisine last night (Wednesday) as she officially opened a new Brierley Hill restaurant.


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