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Woman thrown from a horse then hit by a lorry in Sedgely

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

11:41am Monday 10th February 2014

A WOMAN needed hospital treatment after being thrown from a horse and hit by a lorry in Sedgley.

Cops say Lower Gornal crook may have got more than he bargained for

Dudley News: Figures released following freedom of information request

11:53am Friday 7th February 2014

A CAR thief may have got more than he bargained for when he stole a Skoda in Lower Gornal.

Lower Gornal sneak thief who lived a "dreadful life" targeted care worker's office

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

10:39am Monday 3rd February 2014

A LOWER Gornal sneak thief targeted a care worker weeks after getting a court order for a previous offence.

Lower Gornal legion set for Valentine's dance fundraiser

Dudley News: Ballroom and Latin Dance Kids Club

9:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

THE Royal British Legion Club in Lower Gornal is set to be the venue for a series of fundraising dances throughout 2014.

Miranda's next novel will reunite readers with Fairytale couple

Dudley News: Miranda Dickinson. Buy photo: 461342M

9:00am Wednesday 1st January 2014

BEST-SELLING Black Country author Miranda Dickinson has promised her next offering will reacquaint fans with much-loved characters from her debut novel.

Miranda Dickinson's latest novel proves her highest charting yet

Dudley News: Miranda Dickinson outside Kingswinford Library. Buy photo: 461341M

4:00pm Monday 25th November 2013

BLACK Country author Miranda Dickinson has celebrated her highest placing yet on the Sunday Times bestsellers list - with her new novel Take A Look At Me Now.

Gornal church gears up for Christmas fair

5:00pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

ST Peter’s Church, Kent Street, Upper Gornal, is holding its Christmas fair next Saturday (November 30).

Judge shows no sympathy for burglar who raided Gornal pensioners' home

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

11:25am Friday 15th November 2013

A BURGLAR who raided the home of an elderly Gornal couple has been locked up for 32 months.

Gornal fraudster trousered £3k for fake gig tickets

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

10:09am Friday 8th November 2013

A GORNAL fraudster pocketing nearly £3,000 by advertising for sale on the internet tickets for top gigs which he did not have.

Take a look at Black Country author Miranda Dickinson's new book

Dudley News: Miranda Dickinson

1:00pm Friday 25th October 2013

THE News is inviting chick lit fans to read a free extract from Black Country author Miranda Dickinson’s new novel.

Future of Gornal fun day in jeopardy due to lack of helpers

8:00am Wednesday 16th October 2013

THE future of an annual community fun day in Upper Gornal could be jeopardy if new volunteer organisers are not found.

Have your say - Should Gornal Colin stay or go in standoff with Dudley Council?

Dudley News: Colin Davies at Dudley Council House with supporters calling for him to be allowed to stay in his council home.

3:30pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

DUDLEY people have been having their say on the controversy surrounding a council tenant threatened with eviction.

Mum-to-be lived rent free in Lower Gornal drugs farm home

Dudley News: Cannabis factory found in garage

11:30am Tuesday 15th October 2013

A PREGNANT woman allowed her Lower Gornal home to be used as a cannabis farm instead of paying rent.

Battle lines drawn in Gornal after man told he must leave his life-long home

Dudley News: Coiln Davies outside his Gornal home

12:09pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

GORNAL residents are preparing for battle to block the eviction of a neighbour set to lose his life-long home.

Hopes for improvements at notorious junction in Woodsetton

Dudley News: A working set of traffic lights.

10:53am Monday 23rd September 2013

WOODSETTON road campaigners say the end of traffic trouble could be just around the corner at a notorious junction.

Community action set to tackle litter in Ellowes Hall

Dudley News: 'Lazy' Bromley Council policy leads to bin removal

8:00am Friday 20th September 2013

A COMMUNITY led litter pick will be taking place on a north Dudley housing estate this weekend.

Fresh appeal for clues in hunt for missing Lower Gornal teen

Dudley News: Missing Lower Gornal teenager Natalie Putt

2:00pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

POLICE have launched a fresh appeal for information to trace a teenager who vanished from Lower Gornal a decade ago.

Man hurt in unprovoked pub attack in Gornal

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

10:33am Tuesday 13th August 2013

A MAN was subjected to a barrage of abuse before being assaulted in a beer garden in Gornal.

Beer lovers h-ale Lower Gornal pub as best in Dudley and South Staffs

Dudley News: Beer Festival

5:00pm Saturday 10th August 2013

REAL ale buffs are raising a glass to a Lower Gornal pub which has been voted best in Dudley and South Staffordshire.

Metal thieves leave Gornal man in danger after power cut to life support machine

Dudley News: Tim and Ruth Joplin

11:51am Thursday 8th August 2013

METAL thieves left a paralysed Gornal man’s life hanging in the balance when they cut the electricity supply to his home.

MPs get a taste of the Black Country to lubricate debate

Dudley News: Ian Austin MP with James Fownes from the Fownes Brewing Company in Starngers' Bar

9:00am Sunday 28th July 2013

WESTMINSTER MPs have been getting a taste of the Black Country to lubricate debate in the corridors of power.

Fast action call to tackle dangerous Gornal road

Dudley News: Campaigner Serena Craigie, Cllr Dave Branwood, Ian Austin MP andl resident Diane Whittaker

4:20pm Friday 26th July 2013

PRESSURE will be put on Dudley Council to act fast and prevent further weekly accidents on a “dangerous” Gornal road.

Dudley people to have their say at new community forum meetings

12:51pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

DUDLEY people will be able to speak out on neighbourhood issues at the next round of community forum meetings.

Coronation celebrations under way in Upper Gornal with a new landmark on show

Dudley News: Cllrs Kieran Casey and Adam Aston showing off the new plaque at Coronation Gardens

12:39pm Friday 31st May 2013

CORONATION celebrations got underway in Upper Gornal with the unveiling of a new plaque and park revamp.

Wolves' dirty donation set to spark mud-slinging in Gornal

Dudley News: Cllr Dave Branwood and Baggeridge Social Club steward Steve Bryce

8:00am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

A DIRTY donation by Wolves FC to help young footballers could cause some less-than neighbourly mud-slinging in Gornal.

Traffic concerns put the brakes on planned Upper Gornal housing

5:30am Wednesday 15th May 2013

COUNCILLORS put the brakes on plans new homes in Upper Gornal on a road branded one of Dudley's most dangerous.

Lower Gornal man attacked former lover despite court order

10:35am Friday 26th April 2013

A LOWER Gornal man banned from any contact with his ex-lover attacked her saying "If I can't have you no-one can".

Lower Gornal man to face trial after truck owner hurt

1:07pm Wednesday 24th April 2013

A LOWER Gornal man is to face trial after a the owner of a truck was dragged along a road and left with serious injuries.

Police call off land search for missing Natalie

Dudley News: Natalie pictured in 2003.

3:00pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

POLICE have called off a search in Himley as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a Lower Gornal teenager, after nothing significant was found.

Himley field being searched in hunt for missing Natalie

Dudley News: Natalie pictured in 2003.

11:30am Wednesday 20th March 2013

POLICE are digging up a field in Himley as they continue investigations into the disappearance of a Lower Gornal teenager ten years ago.

Dudley Inspector to host live web chat

Dudley News: Inspector Gary Malpass

11:30am Tuesday 19th March 2013

DUDLEY residents can quiz sector Inspector Gary Malpass on any policing issue as he takes to the web for a live chat next week.

Lower Gornal pub takes top beer title

Dudley News: Dave Corns with his award. Buy photo: 121302M

2:10pm Friday 15th March 2013

A LOWER Gornal licensee is “over the moon” after his pub was named as Dudley and South Staffs CAMRA pub of the year.

Woman rescued from Lower Gornal house fire

9:15am Thursday 14th March 2013

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a fire at a Lower Gornal house last night.

I'm sorry - Lower Gornal pensioner apologises following death crash

Dudley News: Michael Worrall is facing jail after admitting causing the death of Geoffrey Harris

12:30pm Wednesday 20th February 2013

MICHAEL Worrall, the driver from Lower Gornal who was behind the wheel of the car which caused the death of Geoffrey Harris, aged 56, has apologised for his actions.

MP congratulates McDonald's apprentices

10:01am Friday 15th February 2013

DUDLEY North MP Ian Austin has presented certificates to 15 Upper Gornal apprentices.

Top Black Country author launches quest to find new writers

Dudley News: Miranda Dickinson

9:00am Friday 25th January 2013

A BEST-SELLING novelist is offering aspiring authors across the Black Country chance to pursue their writing dreams.

Lower Gornal hairdressers prove to be a cut above the rest

Dudley News: Hairdressers Nina Williams and Laura Malpass. Buy this photo: 401103LA

11:20am Monday 26th September 2011

A LOWER Gornal hairdresser has proved to be a cut above the rest, after being shortlisted in a regional radio competition.

Sports hall is unveiled

Dudley News: Department of Education’s Senior Policy Advisor for PE and Sport Ian Broadbridge and Headteacher Andy Griffiths with students Kirsty Adams and Katie Allen.  Buy this photo: 391112LA

12:30pm Wednesday 21st September 2011

A £1.2m sports facility has been officially opened at a Lower Gornal school.

Joshua a star in the making

Dudley News: Josh Jones. Buy photo: 371150L

11:00am Wednesday 21st September 2011

A TALENTED young Gornal footballer is set to have his dream come true when he plays on Old Trafford turf after winning a soccer skills competition.

Jake makes a big splash

Dudley News: Jake Jones. Buy photo: 301116L

11:20am Wednesday 17th August 2011

A LOWER Gornal youngster is making a splash by gaining his 10 metre swimming certificate at just four years-old.

Will says 'g-day' to croc

Dudley News: Dudley Zoo's head of reptiles, Graham Chilton, reunites Will Rennison and Crikey

12:40pm Wednesday 15th June 2011

A CROCODILE-CRAZY teenager travelled from Australia to be reunited with his favourite reptile at Dudley Zoo.

Woman robbed in her Lower Gornal home

2:20pm Monday 13th June 2011

A 21 YEAR-old Lower Gornal woman was threatened and robbed in her home by intruders.

Royal celebrations at Upper Gornal church fair

9:00am Saturday 14th May 2011

AN UPPER Gornal church will be having a right royal knees up at its forthcoming Spring Fair.

Beautiful blooms set for Lower Gornal church

8:30am Tuesday 10th May 2011

A LOWER Gornal church will come alive with beautiful blooms this weekend as it holds a flower festival.

Shock results as top Tories are ousted

Dudley News: Leader of the council Anne Millward loses her seat

5:23pm Friday 6th May 2011

THERE were shocks at the election count at Dudley Concert Hall as two of the council’s top Tory’s lost their seats to Labour in the north of the borough.

Tributes paid to Gornal's 'BFG'

Dudley News: Tributes paid to Gornal's 'BFG'

3:21pm Monday 11th April 2011

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 24 year-old "big friendly giant" who was killed following a road smash in Sedgley.

Sedgley death crash man named

Dudley News: Sedgley death crash man named

10:11am Monday 11th April 2011

POLICE have today named the man killed in a Sedgley road smash.

Lower Gornal pupils rake in cash for Comic Relief

2:20pm Thursday 7th April 2011

KINDHEARTED pupils at a Lower Gornal primary school raised over £800 for Comic Relief.

Lower Gornal GP hangs up stethoscope

Dudley News: A fond farewell for Dr Richard Gee. Buy Photo: 151101L

11:00am Friday 1st April 2011

A MUCH loved and highly respected Lower Gornal GP has hung up his stethoscope after a career spanning almost 40 years.

Upper Gornal artist to host exhibition

12:20pm Tuesday 29th March 2011

AN UPPER Gornal artist is running a three day art exhibition about light.



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