Cops believe missing teen may be in Dudley

Dudley News: Missing teenager Jacob Butler

4:06pm Thursday 24th April 2014

POLICE hunting a missing 13-year-old boy say he may be staying in the Dudley area.

Dudley air cadets celebrate after winning top fieldcraft comp

Dudley News: left to right Adam Priest, Peter Aksentis, Benjamin Chambers, Samuel Wooldridge, Rhys Morgan, Ashley Farrant, Luke Adams and James Clayton, holding their winning certificates

3:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DUDLEY air cadets are celebrating after winning top honours in a gruelling competition at a four-day West Mercian Wing camp.

Man walks free from court despite attacking ex and trashing her Brierley Hill home

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

2:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A MAN who attacked his former girlfriend twice in a week before trashing her Brierley Hill home has walked free from court.

Hundreds turn up to audition for X Factor in Dudley

Dudley News: X Factor hopefuls in Dudley.

11:29am Thursday 24th April 2014

HUNDREDS of hopefuls flocked to Dudley to audition for the popular TV talent show, the X Factor.

Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

Dudley News: Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BLACK Country venue owner is calling for musicians from the region to raise the roof and charity cash.

Drama group set to show their skills in Dudley

Dudley News: ON STAGE: Darlington drama students have been cast in two musical productions

4:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

STOURBRIDGE based Dramaworkshop Arts School are set to display their theatrical skills at Dudley's Evolve Theatre next month.

Buffery Park funday set to be a wheely spectacular show

Dudley News: Bicester charity fete and funday

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SKATEBOARD and cycle fans will be in for a May bank holiday treat at Dudley’s Buffery Park fun day.

Dudley disruption to continue after unexpected delays in town centre works

Dudley News: Motorists warned to expect delays as roadworks start in Hartlepool on Monday

3:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DISRUPTION in Dudley while revamp work continues will now last until late summer after unforeseen delays.

Lenny on hand to officially launch the new archives centre in Dudley

Dudley News: Lenny Henry with the official Black Country flag celebrating the official opening of the Dudley Archives centre

2:31pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DUDLEY’S new archive building got the seal of approval from the borough’s latest freeman – celebrity Lenny Henry.

Brierley Hill gears up for St George's Day fun

Dudley News: CROY: Special event planned to mark St George's Day

8:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BRIERLEY Hill will be bustling with activity this Saturday (April 26) when the town hosts the borough’s official St George’s Day celebrations.

Black Country band plan acoustic set with a difference to launch new single

Dudley News: Of Kings and Captains - l-r - Dean Greatbach, Josh Lomas, Luke Wassell and Keiran Lock.

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BLACK Country band Of Kings and Captains will be playing an acoustic set with a difference to launch their new single.

Dudley charity shop destroyed in suspected arson attack

Dudley News: The Extra Care Charitale trust, charity shop fire in Dudley

3:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after part of Dudley town centre was brought to a halt during last Saturday lunchtime when a charity shop fell victim to a suspected arson attack

Four Dudley thugs jailed for stripping and beating man with learning difficulties

Dudley News: Stephen Loveridge

3:24pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FOUR Dudley thugs who stripped and beat a vulnerable young man during a terrifying ordeal have been jailed.

Before the courts

Dudley News: Court Report - January 16, 2014

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between April 14-17:

Black Country crook nabbed after cops spot cash falling from his pockets

Dudley News: Trevor Hollis (5577157)

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BLACK Country pub burglar was nabbed after cops saw a wad of cash fall from his clothes.

Cops escape serious injury after smash with drink-drive suspect

Dudley News: An Injured police officer had to be cut free from his damaged vehicle. (Picture from West Midlands Police)

12:43pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

COPS in Dudley had a lucky escape after a suspected drunk driver smashed into their patrol car.

Tickets to see UKIP leader Nigel Farage in Dudley now sold out

Dudley News: Nigel Farage

10:34am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TICKETS to see UKIP party leader Nigel Farage MEP when he stops off in Dudley have now sold out.

Stourbridge Rugby Club set to host prestigious May Lunch

5:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

PROMOTION chasing Stourbridge Rugby Club will put their title ambitions on hold early next month to stage their prestigious May Lunch.

Borough residents urged to share wartime memories

12:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

BOROUGH residents with wartime memories and photographs are urged to come forward and help commemorate the centenary of the Great War.

Spring fair in Quarry Bank

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A SPRING fair, hosted by the Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society, will take place on Saturday (April 26).

Historian to speak the language of the Black Country in Dudley

Dudley News: MAYOR’S DIARY

5:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

HISTORIANS will be speaking the language of the Black Country at a talk in Dudley.

Laughter yoga sessions set to raise smiles in Stourbridge park

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

MAGGIE Thompson is attempting to light up a Stourbridge park early next month with her laughter yoga Sessions.

Bishop remembers missing jet tragedy in his Easter message

Dudley News: SUPPORT: The Bishop of Worcester, the Rt Rev John Inge.

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE head of the Church of England in Dudley has focused on the missing Malaysian airliner for his Easter message.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Dudley News: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:06pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

Blues festival tickets up for grabs

Dudley News: Swampcandy.

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

TICKET sales are hotting up for the first two-day blues festival to be held in Halesowen.

Free pet checks in Dudley

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.

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).

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.

Netherton neighbour praised for helping nab smash and grab raider

Dudley News: Smash and grab raider Christopher Burchell

3:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A QUICK-THINKING Netherton neighbour has been praised by cops for helping catch a smash and grab raider red handed.

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.

Black Country charity calls for Dudley people to offer a helping hand

Dudley News: Help is at hand

11:52am Thursday 17th April 2014

A BLACK Country charity is calling upon caring Dudley folk to help vulnerable teenagers by offering them a spare room in their home.

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.

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.

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.

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.

College boss slams Dudley Council planners for "ridiculous" crossing rejection

Dudley News: Dudley Colege principal Lowell Williams is unhappy with council planners who threw out his crossing plan

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DUDLEY College’s boss has blasted councillors for a “ridiculous” decision he says could put students in danger.

999 crews on scene at Sedgley car smash

Dudley News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

10:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Sedgely between two cars on Gospel End Road.

Work under way at new Sedgley church cafe

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK has begun on a new community cafe at a Sedgley church which will provide services for vulnerable people of all ages.

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

5:03pm 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.

Cheers for magnificent Molly, 12

12:51pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT Molly Martin brought the house down when she took part in the Sport Relief Swimathon at Dudley Leisure Centre.

Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

Dudley News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SEDGLEY based Beacon Centre has been boosted by the efforts of cyclists Graham Hodson and Mel Perry who have spent the week pedalling their way around all the major football grounds in the North West of England.

Black Country explorer scouts set for a trip of a lifetime

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FOUR lucky explorer scouts from Dudley borough can look forward to the trip of a lifetime after being selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Surprise donation pays for Dudley Museum restoration of landscape master's works

Dudley News: Sir Alfred East's painting A Native Scene

10:22am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOROUGH art experts are celebrating a surprise donation for a trio of paintings by a leading British landscape artist.

Prince's Trust youngsters spruce up entrance at Saltwells Nature Reserve

8:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PRAISEWORTHY young people from the Prince's Trust have been sprucing up the entrance to Saltwells Nature Reserve at Netherton.



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