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Suspended sentence for Pensnett cannabis farm man

10:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

A PENSNETT man who ran a cannabis farm in an industrial estate at Wordsley because he owed a gambling debt to members of the travelling community has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

Veterans' campaigner invited to Parliament

Dudley News: Mick Coyle

5:57pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A VETERANS' campaigner from Pensnett, who funded the country's first Arctic Convoys memorial out of her own pocket, was invited to Parliament for a commemorative event.

Battle begins to save Dudley children's centres

Dudley News: Sarah Shotton with mums at the Bromley Pensnett centre

8:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013

CAMPAIGNERS have mobilised across Dudley to fight plans to close children's centres as cash-stapped councillors' coffers run dry.

Campaigning Pensnett widow finally receives medal in memory of convoys veteran Mick

Dudley News: Campaigning Pensnett widow finally receives medal in memory of convoys veteran Mick

5:00pm Monday 21st October 2013

A PLUCKY Pensnett widow who has campaigned tirelessly for greater recognition for veterans of the Arctic convoys has finally received a new medal in memory of her late husband.

Weed farm find helps Pensnett gardeners grow their own pot plants

Dudley News: Rita Parks and Maria Williams from Tiled House Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation Home

10:45am Tuesday 1st October 2013

A PENSNETT care home got plant pots from the wrong side of the law after an unusual donation.

Hospital heart fundraisers announce grand first year at Pensnett shop

5:00pm Sunday 25th August 2013

A SHOP dedicated to helping support a charity which helps heart attack victims has announced a grand first year.

Prolific shoplifter jailed after cheese theft

12:02pm Friday 2nd August 2013

A PROLIFIC shoplifter from Dudley has been jailed after he stole cheese from a shop.

Labour Party selects Natasha Millward to fight for Dudley South

Dudley News: Natasha Millward - Labour's Parliamentary candidate for Dudley South.

2:30pm Monday 15th July 2013

LABOUR Party members have selected Natasha Millward as their best chance of unseating Dudley South Tory MP Chris Kelly at the next General Election.

Black Country hospice gets cash boost from new Pensnett store

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12:30pm Thursday 6th June 2013

A Black Country hospice is set to receive a £500 windfall from a new supermarket opening in Pensnett.

Burglary suspect captured after dramatic rooftop pursuit in Pensnett

12:11pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

A BURGLARY suspect was captured after a dramatic rooftop pursuit as he fled from cops in Pensnett.

Former Dudley councillor Margaret Bowkley dies aged 66

9:00am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

FORMER Pensnett and Brockmoor Councillor Margaret Bowkley has died after losing her battle with motor neurone disease.

Road workers create king-sized pothole around marooned motor

Dudley News: The parked car in Dudley which did not stop workers who resurfaced the road around it

2:34pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

DUDLEY mototorists were left with an extra large pothole to cope with after workers resurfaced a road around a parked car.

Dudley MP urges hospital bosses to reconsider cost-cutting plans

11:10am Tuesday 12th March 2013

DUDLEY’S MP, Ian Austin, has called on the chief executive of Russells Hall Hospital to scrap its plans to increase parking charges and reduce the canteen opening hours.

Pensnett boss spared jail to protect trainees' jobs

8:30am Tuesday 12th March 2013

A PENSNETT businessman has been spared prison for a violent assault to protect the jobs of his two trainees.

Widow urges Arctic Convoys veterans to apply for new medal

4:03pm Monday 11th March 2013

A PENSNETT widow is urging veterans of the Arctic Convoys or their families to sign up for a promised new commemorative medal.

Tory MPs reflect on local election disaster

2:59pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

BLACK Country MPs have expressed their regret that long-serving Conservative councillors were swept away in the local election as the tide turned against the Tories.

Councillor wins seat after polling day attack

Dudley News: Cllr John Martin

5:08pm Friday 4th May 2012

A NEWLY elected Dudley councillor has told how he was attacked by a BMX-riding yob while last-minute canvassing for votes ahead of last night’s election count.

Greens win first-ever seat on Dudley Council

Dudley News: Green Party lead candidate in Dudley's local elections - Will Duckworth

4:10am Friday 4th May 2012

THE Green Party were celebrating this morning (Friday) after winning their first ever seat on Dudley Council.

GP's marathon effort raises £4,000 for hospital

3:30pm Tuesday 24th April 2012

A PENSNETT GP has raised around £4,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital after pounding the streets of London.

GP set for London Marathon

Dudley News: Louise Butler with son Joel, aged seven.

4:37pm Saturday 21st April 2012

A PENSNETT GP is getting set to pound the streets in tomorrow's London Marathon - to help raise money for the hospital which has treated her son for a brain tumour.

Dynamic MP set for marathon challenge

Dudley News: Chris Kelly MP gears up for this weekend's London Marathon.

4:50pm Monday 16th April 2012

DYNAMIC Dudley South MP Chris Kelly is among runners from across the borough set to pound the streets for charity in this weekend’s London Marathon.

Pensnett butcher celebrates new lease of life

Dudley News: Pensnett butcher celebrates new lease of life

12:00pm Thursday 22nd March 2012

A 52 YEAR-old Pensnett butcher is celebrating a new lease of life after being given the all-clear following a successful kidney transplant.

Tributes for "inspirational" young Pensnett mum

Dudley News: Sara Turner

10:00am Wednesday 24th August 2011

HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to an “inspirational” young mum who has died aged just 35.

Too Wide for a narrowboat

12:08pm Friday 19th August 2011

Two years ago I booked a narrowboat holiday with my son and his wife. After booking the holiday we decided to go to a local boat festival to check out the boats.

Children's Centre unveils new outdoor area

11:20am Friday 12th August 2011

YOUNGSTERS at Bromley Pensnett Children’s Centre can enjoy the outdoors thanks to a new garden area.

Shopkeeper jailed for drugs offences

6:09pm Tuesday 2nd August 2011

A 27-YEAR-OLD Pensnett shopkeeper who told police he had more than £3,700 worth of cannabis for his personal use has been caged for 18 months.

Like father like son

Dudley News: Peter and Ricky Hartshorn, Pete and Andy Pearson, Dane and Simon Popelnyckyj, Dave and Pete Pritchard. Buy photo 251148L

1:50pm Wednesday 15th June 2011

MOST fathers and sons drive each other around the bend, but these four father and son teams are busy driving passengers around the borough instead.

So senseless

Dudley News: Barbara Shepherd (left) and Alison Ashfield (right) with her sons Alex (14) and Reece (11). Buy this photo 241101L

3:40pm Wednesday 8th June 2011

VANDALS have caused thousands of pounds of damage to expensive equipment at the Dell Stadium, disrupting the training of the borough's top budding athletes.

Police coach Bromley-Pensnett rugby team to success

Dudley News: Brockmoor and Pensnett PCSO Jeff Evenet and Sergeant Cliff Tomkinson with the tag rugby team.

9:00am Sunday 29th May 2011

SPORTY youngsters from Bromley-Pensnett Primary School have qualified for a tag rugby regional match after being coached to success by police officers from their neighbourhood policing team.

Pensnett businessman raises charity cash

12:00pm Saturday 7th May 2011

A PENSNETT businessman has raised £2,000 for Cancer Research UK.

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.

New plan to reign in problem of stray horses

Dudley News: Stray horses captured on camera in Bromley Lane, Kingswinford.

2:47pm Thursday 21st April 2011

A 164-YEAR-OLD law unearthed by police could help reign in the problem of stray horses roaming the borough.

Pensnett runner gears up for first marathon

Dudley News: Helen Fisher gets set to run her first marathon

8:30am Monday 4th April 2011

A PENSNETT resident is getting set to run her first ever London marathon in aid of a children's cancer charity.

Married Pensnett man brutally attacked woman

3:54pm Thursday 31st March 2011

A MARRIED Pensnett man who punched a woman in the face and hit her with a chair because she mentioned the name of a woman he had an affair with, in front of his wife, with has been spared jail.

Three month closure of Fens Pool

3:00pm Friday 11th March 2011

ANGLERS are reminded the fishing pools at Fens Pool will be closed for three months from next week.

Three men in court after Pensnett shooting

4:40pm Friday 4th March 2011

THREE men are set to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court following a shooting in Pensnett.

Three men charged with Pensnett shooting incident

11:05am Wednesday 2nd March 2011

THREE men have been charged with firearms offences by following an incident on Pensnett High Street in December.

Fond farewell to our Madge

Dudley News: Madge Sharratt featured in our sister paper the Stourbridge News in October 1984 - standing proudly in front of her beloved Brockmoor Community Centre.

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd February 2011

A BROCKMOOR stalwart, who was “the heart in the community,” has died at the age of 97.

Wagner gets set to send drivers round the bend

Dudley News: Wagner gets set to send drivers around the bend

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd February 2011

PENSNETT'S Wagner Fiuza-Carrilho isn't one to take a back seat as he launches his own sat nav voiceover.

Drug addict jailed after selling stolen jewellery

6:07pm Wednesday 16th February 2011

A 30-YEAR-OLD Brierley Hill heroin addict caught on CCTV selling £1,500 worth of jewellery stolen in a raid on the home of an 80-year-old Pensnett woman has been jailed for 16 months.

Residents at end of their tether over stray horses

Dudley News: ROAMING FREE: Just some of the horses spotted in Pensnett over the weekend.

2:54pm Friday 4th February 2011

DUDLEY’S environment boss attempted to quell growing concern among residents about stray horses roaming the streets of Pensnett at a meeting last night (Thursday February 3).

Wagner turns out for radio presenting job

Dudley News: Wagner auditions for the Beacon Radio breakfast show job

3:00pm Tuesday 1st February 2011

PENSNETT X-Factor star Wagner Fiuza-Carrilho joined over 200 people to audition for a job as a breakfast show presenter on Beacon Radio.

Wagner to perform in Stourbridge

Dudley News: Dashed dreams for Dudley X-Factor singer

9:00am Thursday 16th December 2010

THE Black Country’s X Factor legend Wagner will be making his only Midlands appearance at a venue very close to home.

X Factor dream over for 'unforgettable' Wagner

Dudley News: X Factor contestant Wagner Carrilho is understood to be having his incapacity benefit claim reassessed

9:08pm Sunday 28th November 2010

DUDLEY'S most-talked about entertainer Wagner has finally been booted off the X Factor after finding himself in the sing-off.

Tributes to brave Navy veteran Mick

Dudley News: Mick Coyle

3:09pm Tuesday 23rd November 2010

TRIBUTES have been pouring in for Dudley Royal Navy veteran and charity fundraiser Mick Coyle who has lost his battle with cancer.

Salsa gran backs Wagner

Dudley News: Salsa gran Paddy Jones.

11:39am Thursday 11th November 2010

STOURBRIDGE’S award-winning salsa gran says she’s backing Black Country X Factor candidate Wagner for “standing up for the older generation”.

MP joins the Wagner party

Dudley News: MP joins the Wagner party

3:20pm Wednesday 10th November 2010

DUDLEY South MP Chris Kelly represented the borough as he cheered on Wagner from the X Factor studio during the results show.

Wonder of Lou as Wagner romps on

Dudley News: Louis Walsh and Wagner can’t contain their excitement after making it through to the next round.

3:00pm Wednesday 10th November 2010

WAGNER Fuiza-Carrilho could not contain his excitement as he jumped for joy at making it through to the sixth week of the live TV show.

Wagner sings again

Dudley News: Wildcard Wagner sails through

11:07am Monday 8th November 2010

WAGNER Fuiza-Carrilho continues to defy the odds as X Factor fans vote him through to the sixth week of the live TV show.

Dudley South MP shows his support for Wagner

10:40am Thursday 4th November 2010

DUDLEY South MP Chris Kelly will be representing the borough this weekend as he cheers on Wagner at the X Factor studio.


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