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Choir set to team up with BBC presenter for roof-raising show

Dudley News: MAYOR’S DIARY

12:58pm Monday 16th June 2014

BBC TV presenter Michael Collie will be hosting a roof-raising summer prom and sing along at Dudley Town Hall.

Distressed Dudley church goers shocked by thefts from memorial garden

Dudley News: Rosemarie Plaister at the St Augustine's memorial garden.

8:30am Wednesday 4th June 2014

DISTRESSED Dudley churchgoers have been left in a state of disbelief following a series of thefts from their treasured prayer and memorial garden.

Long-running legal battle for Dudley mosque land looks set for return to court

Dudley News: A design for the proposed mosque on the Hall Street site which now looks unlikely to ever become reality

4:56pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

THE long-running legal battle over the site for a new mosque in Dudley is set to return to the courts.

Grandfather of seven cultivated cannabis in Kates Hill to clear a debt

Dudley News: Cannabis factory found in garage

9:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A 53-year-old grandfather of seven has admitted running a cannabis farm in his Dudley flat to clear a debt.

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.

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.

All smiles as Dudley Museum scoops national accolade

Dudley News: Graham Worton from Dudley Museum celebrates national accreditation

12:38pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

DUDLEY Museum and Art Gallery has just received national recognition for the quality of its service.

Friends of Green Park AGM date announced

Dudley News: MAYOR’S DIARY

4:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Friends of Green Park in Dudley will be holding their annual general meeting on Thursday April 17.

GP set to say goodbye after 37 years caring for patients in Dudley

Dudley News: Dr Joginder Pall who wis retiring after 37 years as a GP in Dudley

3:02pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A DUDLEY GP is hanging up his stethoscope after 37 years and an amazing 185,000 consultations with patients.

Pensioner killed by bus in Dudley is formally identified

Dudley News: The scene of the crash which killed Michael Wilkinson

11:34am Thursday 27th March 2014

A PENSIONER who died after he was hit by a bus in Dudley has been formally named as Michael Wilkinson.

Dog tasered by cops after cat killed in Kates Hill

Dudley News: More frontline police to be armed with Taser guns?

2:16pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A DOG was tasered by police following an incident in Kates Hill when a cat was killed.

Woman taken to hospital after Dudley town centre crash

Dudley News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

5:13pm Monday 17th March 2014

A WOMAN in her 50s was taken to hospital after a car hit a shop wall in Dudley town centre.

Dudley footballer lied to avoid ban then broke ref's nose

Dudley News: Amatuer boxer Shane Davies kept his football career alive by taking on a false identity - and then slapped a ref and broke his nose

11:09am Wednesday 5th March 2014

A DUDLEY footballer with a history of violence who attacked a referee lied to avoid being banned from the game.

Kates Hill church handover under way after overwhelming support

Dudley News: Prof Dr Carl Chinn is urging people to donate unwanted gifts for St John's Church in Kates Hill

1:00pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE process of handing over an historic Kates Hill church to the group fighting to preserve it has begun.

Public invited to witness the end of Netherton community group

4:52pm Monday 17th February 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to witness the final formalities to mark the end of a Netherton community group.

Kates Hill knife attacker left woman with serious hand injury

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

8:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

A WOMAN suffered a serious hand injury as she tackled a Kates Hill man holding a knife to her boyfriend’s throat.

Community cash could help Dudley kids' centre after raiders took equipment worth £3k

Dudley News: Cllr Tim Crumpton with Sycamore Centre staff Will Ganniclifft and Keith Rogers with a kart similar to items stolen from the centre

12:18pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

COMMUNITY cash could come to the rescue after heartless thieves targeted a children’s centre in Dudley.

Crooks leave councillor "sickened" after raiding Dudley kids' centre

Dudley News: The Sycamore Centre in Dudley is set for further improvements

2:13pm Thursday 30th January 2014

HEARTLESS thieves left a leading councillor “sickened” after taking toys and equipment from a Dudley children’s playground.

Dudley traders prepare for town centre revamp with "we are open" message for shoppers

Dudley News: Market Place traders say we are open for business during town centre revamp. l-r Len Leniham, Judy Foster, Alan Bennett, Sam Johal, Paul Shorters

11:00am Tuesday 14th January 2014

DUDLEY town centre traders are preparing for disruption during regeneration work with the message “we are open for business”.

MP investigates new site in the battle against Black Country crime

Dudley News: Ian Austin MP takes alook at the new Facewatch website with crime prevention design advisor PC Simon Barrett

3:20pm Monday 13th January 2014

DUDLEY North’s MP inspected crime suspects during a look at a new weapon in the fight against crooks.

Top historian calls for unwanted gifts to help save Kates Hill church

Dudley News: Prof Dr Carl Chinn is urging people to donate unwanted gifts for St John's Church in Kates Hill

10:37am Friday 3rd January 2014

A TOP historian is urging people to hand over unwanted Christmas gifts to help save a Kates Hill landmark.

Crafty project launched to help people carve out a new career

Dudley News: Councillor Alan Finch, Mayor of Dudley at the opening of Woodside Crafts. L - r Neil Badger (member of Woodside Crafts), Wendy Eason (member of Woodside Crafts), Cllr Alan Finch, Mayor of Dudley and Chris George (Woodside Crafts)

12:55pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

A CRAFTY project to help people with mental health problems gain skills and self-esteem has been launched in Dudley.

Dudley revamp a step closer after planning application made for £6.7m project

Dudley News: A plan of the layout of the new market area in Dudley

8:00am Wednesday 11th December 2013

DUDLEY town centre is a step closer to major redevelopment after plans were submitted for a multi-million pound revamp.

Dudley town centre pub gaffers team up with cops for new booze crime crackdown

Dudley News: l-r Pc Natalie Lees, Dudley Pub Watch chairman Guy Snead and Dudley police planning and licensing officer Katie Turley

3:02pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

DUDLEY pub managers are teaming up with cops to crack down on booze-fuelled crime in the town centre.

Hooded raiders left Woodsetton woman terrified

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

1:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A TERRIFIED Woodsetton woman was subjected to robbery ordeal when three hooded raiders burst into her home.

Dudley police take cop shop to streets to tackle Christmas crime

Dudley News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

8:00am Thursday 28th November 2013

NEIGHBOURHOOD cops St Thomas’s will be tackling Christmas crime with a cop shop on the streets.

New loos in Dudley get thumbs up despite councillor's concerns

Dudley News: Cllr Tim Wright - Dudley needs people

12:01pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

PUBLIC toilets in Dudley town centre will be moved to Castle Street as part of plans to revamp the market.

Angry thief smashed Dudley shop window and spat at cop

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

8:00am Monday 18th November 2013

A THIEF with anger management issues smashed a Dudley shop window Dudley before spitting at a police officer.

Cops go house to house after mini crime wave in Netherton and St Thomas's

Dudley News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

10:47am Wednesday 13th November 2013

COPS carried out house to house inquiries after a spate of break-in's around Netherton and St Thomas's.

Dudley landmark building back to former glory after £350k makeover

Dudley News: Steve Johnson outside Priory Villa

2:58pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

A LANDMARK building in central Dudley has been restored to its former glory after the completion of a £350,000 project.

Firefighters on scene from early hours at Dudley drugs-find blaze

Dudley News: Fire crews at the scehe of the blaze (Picture from West Midlands Fire Service)

12:39pm Thursday 7th November 2013

FIREFIGHTERS spent much of the night battling a blaze in Dudley which sparked a police drugs investigation.

Dudley and Brierley Hill set to look their best for Christmas lights switch on

Dudley News: L-r - Joy Clark (communications officer at Insight House), Roz Hardwick (community volunteer & Panto Trail co-ordinator), Panto Cow (from Brierley Hill Musical Theatre Company’s Jack & Beanstalk production), Cllr Tracey Wood. Buy photo: 441319M

12:28pm Monday 4th November 2013

HIGH streets in Dudley and Brierley Hill will be looking their best for Christmas after spectacular events to switch on festive lights.

Councillor's call for people to move in to give Dudley a regeneration boost

Dudley News: Cllr Tim Wright - Dudley needs people

1:07pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

COUNCIL planners have approved a new block of flats in Dudley town centre which they say will boost regeneration.

Dudley grandmother recreates century-old scene to mark birthday milestone

Dudley News: Beryl Brookes' mum Emily Maud Oakley on her 21st birthday at the triple arch surrounded by family members

12:36pm Monday 28th October 2013

A BLACK Country family recreated a scene from more than a century ago to mark a realtive's 90th milestone.

Man charged after crash wrecks church wall in Dudley

Dudley News: The damaged wall at the church in Dudley

12:27pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

A MAN has been charged with driving whilst unfit through drink after a wall was partially demolished when it was hit by a car in Dudley.

High-flying summer for ATC squadron

Dudley News: One of the activities of the Squadron involved a trip to the Swiss Alps.

4:50pm Friday 27th September 2013

Natalie Owen takes a look at a busy summer with 347 (Dudley) Squadron Air Cadets.

Police rule out foul play after man's body found in Dudley

Dudley News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

12:35pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

POLICE have confirmed the death of a man whose body was found in Dudley is not being treated as suspicious.

TV's Mary helps battle dementia in Dudley

Dudley News: BBC journalist Mary Rhodes

8:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

TV presenter Mary Rhodes led around 900 people on a trek to raise cash for the battle against dementia.

Dudley boxing club gets a visit from Black Country big hitters

Dudley News: Ian Austin MP, Priory Park club chairman Paul Gough and boxing coach Steve Gough and businessman Roy Richardson

4:17pm Monday 16th September 2013

A DUDLEY boxing club has been showing off its new facilities to big hitters from Black Country business and politics.

Dudley church urging people to visit and collect a sackful of bric-a-brac

12:35pm Friday 13th September 2013

ST James's Church, Eve Hill, Dudley, will be hosting a bric-a-brac sale on Saturday September 14.

Major park improvements in Dudley nearing completion

Dudley News: Charlie Sladd, Karen Sladd (Company of Artisans), Lydia Allt, Lee Fitzgerald, cllr Tracy Wood

2:05pm Tuesday 10th September 2013

A MULTI-million pound project to rejuvenate Dudley's most historic park paid for by lottery cash is nearing completion.

New group for Dudley over 50s

4:46pm Thursday 5th September 2013

NEW classes are on offer for Dudley over 50s to help maintain a healthy lifestyle and make new friends.

Historic Dudley building gets new life after council support

Dudley News: Cllr Judy Foster and Jagdish Singh with head chef Josh Wooldridge and Danielle Gould

11:06am Thursday 5th September 2013

AN historic grade II listed building in Dudley has been given a new lease of life after an injection of public cash.

Dudley network facing bill for thousands after arson attack at Kates Hill headquarters

Dudley News: The devastation caused by the arson attack at St Thomas's Network's centre

4:59pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

A BLAZE at a Dudley community centre left young people short of sports equipment which will cost thousands to replace.

Work starts on new probation building in Dudley

Dudley News: Dave Henley from AC Lloyd, Steven Smith from Benniman Construction Group, Dan Gallagher from Stoford, Steve Holland from the Homes and Communities Agency and Mark Cutayar from Staffordshire and West Midlands Probation Trust

2:49pm Monday 12th August 2013

CONSTRUCTION has begun in Dudley for the new home of the Staffordshire and West Midlands Probation Trust in the Black Country.

UKIP MEP now "regrets" 'bongo bongo land' remark made at Black Country meeting

Dudley News: Godfrey Bloom

6:27pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

UNDER fire UKIP politician Godfrey Bloom now says he "sincerely regrets" any offence that may have been taken over the controversial ‘bongo bongo land’ comments that he made at a Black Country meeting.

Black Country UKIP campaigners defend Godfrey Bloom's controversial 'bongo bongo land' comments

Dudley News: Godfrey Bloom

4:37pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

DUDLEY UKIP activists have defended a “flamboyant” Euro MP who sparked a nationwide furore after telling a Black Country meeting that Britain should stop sending aid to ‘Bongo Bongo Land’.

Work starts to put Dudley school on the sporting map

Dudley News: Graham Lloyd (principal Holly Hall) and pupils Harrison Johal (15), Sophie Gibbons (15) cut the first soil to start work on a new sports hall

2:25pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

WORK is under way which will put a Dudley school in the running for top class sporting facilities.

Mayor uses retail therapy to help raise cash for Dudley cancer charity

Dudley News: Cllr Finch at Asda in Dudley with Steve Rhooms left, and Deputy Store Manager Shaun Brown

11:11am Monday 15th July 2013

DUDLEY mayor Cllr Alan Finch got some retail therapy to check out how shoppers can support a good cause.



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