Stourbridge - Quarry Bank

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Stourbridge hairdressers get to the root of fundraising by taking part in carrot walk

Dudley News:

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO Stourbridge hairdressers proved a carrot crop above the rest - by dressing up as a pair of carrots and cavorting down Birmingham's busy Broad Street.

Elderly woman assaulted and robbed in Quarry Bank

Dudley News:

3:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 75-YEAR-OLD woman was taken to hospital after she was assaulted and robbed in Quarry Bank last night (Monday October 20).

Quarry Bank residents invited to discuss axed bus service

Dudley News: Bus stop sign/road markings

11:51am Tuesday 7th October 2014

QUARRY Bank residents can vent their frustrations about the cancellation of a popular bus service at a public meeting next Thursday (October 16).

Funding available for community groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood are encouraged to apply for a share of more than £10,500 to help support their activities.

Quarry Bank man jailed for nine months after assaulting his partner

Dudley News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD year old Quarry Bank man who grabbed his vulnerable former partner by the hair and dragged her along the ground before threatening to stab her with a craft knife has been jailed.

Quarry Bank actor back on home turf

Dudley News: Tom Steedon, left, as Princeton, Richard Morse, centre, as Brian, and Jacqueline Tate, right, as Christmas Eve. Pic courtesy of Darren Bell.

12:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

FORMER Thorns Community College pupil Richard Morse has been delighting audiences this week at Birmingham's Alexander Theatre with his portrayal of Brian in the comedy puppet musical Avenue Q.

Family demand answers after former Black Country bricklayer was exposed to deadly asbestos

Dudley News:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE family of a former Quarry Bank brick layer who died of mesothelioma want answers about where he was exposed to the deadly dust.

Road closure during Quarry Bank Labour Club's 50th anniversary celebrations

Dudley News: The diversion that took road users down Princess Street n123450

9:00am Monday 8th September 2014

QUARRY Bank Labour Club will hold a bumper fun day to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Volunteers ditch spreadsheets to help Stourbridge sight loss charity for the day

Dudley News:

5:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

EIGHT employees from Quarry Bank based firm Eaton Automotive swapped their spreadsheets and pens to volunteer for a day working at the Trust.

Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society seek production team for The King and I

Dudley News: You're forgetting the Harlequin theatre

10:49am Monday 11th August 2014

QUARRY Bank Musical Theatre Society need a director, musical director and choreographer to work on an upcoming production of The King and I.

Council to put the brakes on speeding motorists in Quarry Bank

Dudley News:

9:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE brakes will soon be put on speeding drivers using a busy Quarry Bank dual carriageway when the speed limit is cut from 40 to 30mph.

Quarry Bank drug addict spared jail

Dudley News: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

2:19pm Monday 4th August 2014

A QUARRY Bank drug addict caught in possession of a medical bag he had stolen from a staff nurse has been spared jail.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Dudley News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Man sent to crown court after incident in Quarry Bank

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

9:13am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BIRMINGHAM man is due in court this morning (Wednesday July 16) following an incident in Quarry Bank.

Quarry Bank TG

10:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Chairman Mrs W Wright chaired this evening’s meeting. She was very warmly welcomed having been unable to attend several previous TG meetings. We all wish her well.

Quarry Bank mum calls for action after near-misses on school run

Dudley News:

1:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A QUARRY Bank mum has called for a busy junction to be made safer for pedestrians after experiencing two near-misses while taking her children to school.

Quarry Bank school hosts bake-off

Dudley News: Students from l-r: Amy Passey , Molly Ratcliffe, Emily Sharkey, Erin Khan, Emily Scriven, Charlie Chance, Jacob Davies and Olivia Humpries.

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

STOURBRIDGE students cooked up a storm when they competed against each other in a bake-off.

Summer festival in Quarry Bank

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

A QUARRY Bank school will hold its summer festival tomorrow (Saturday June 28).

Accidental death verdict recorded at Quarry Bank van driver's inquest

Dudley News: Robert Coulson

5:07pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A VERDICT of accidental death was recorded at the inquest of a Quarry Bank van driver who died after colliding with a lorry on the A449.

Quarry Bank residents object to off-licence application

Dudley News: Objectors with the petition l-r Claire Bodgen, Zoe Cooksey, Nick Moss, Jaskiran Kaur, Reg Singh, Vikki Mears, Cllr Bryan Cotterill and Derek Homer. Buy this photo: 261401M.

10:49am Monday 23rd June 2014

HUNDREDS of Quarry Bank residents have signed a petition objecting to the opening of a new off-licence.

Stourbridge women recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list

Dudley News: Gillian Cartwright, who has been given an OBE in Queen's birthday honour's list. Buy this photo: 251436M.

12:18pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

TWO Stourbridge women have been recognised by the Queen in the birthday honours list.

Family pay tribute to Quarry Bank man killed after car smash in Netherton

Dudley News: Tim Pearson

11:53am Friday 6th June 2014

THE family of a Quarry Bank man who was killed in a car crash in Netherton, have spoke of their heartache.

Quarry Bank Primary School hosts celebration of books

Dudley News: L-r Harriet Marie Smith, Joanne Tippler Dudley Council, Ray Dyer of Peters Books, Ethan Meaden. Buy photo: 211408MH

8:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

CHILDREN and staff at Quarry Bank Primary School have been celebrating all that is good about books.

Councillors announce diary dates for Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood surgeries

Dudley News: MAYOR’S DIARY

9:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

COUNCILLORS for Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood have announced the cancellation of a planned surgery scheduled for Friday May 23.

Parents invited to bag a bargain at Quarry Bank sale

6:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

THE Stourbridge branch of the National Childbirth Trust is holding a sale of baby clothes, toys and equipment in Quarry Bank this weekend.

Quarry Bank mum walks free after house con

Dudley News: Bethany Pole arriving at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

4:17pm Friday 9th May 2014

A PENNILESS 22-year-old Quarry Bank mum who moved into a smart, detached house after conning people into believing she had nearly £2million in savings has walked free from court.

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.

Comedy character Doreen returns for final stage outings

Dudley News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

4:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

BLACK Country comedy internet character turned stage star Doreen is returning for two extra outings this week.

Quarry Bank woman faces jail over house con

Dudley News: Bethany Pole arriving at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

5:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A QUARRY Bank woman who conned a househoulder into believing she had over £1million in the bank so she could buy his smart, detached home which she trashed before being rumbled has been warned she could face jail.

Quarry Bank TG

10:00am Friday 14th March 2014

MRS V Wright chaired the first meeting of 2014 and greeted 27 members.

Quarry Bank stalwart Brian takes over as theatre society president

Dudley News: Brian Genner

8:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

BRIAN Genner has been confirmed as the new president of Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society.

Funeral date set for A449 crash victim

Dudley News: Robert Coulson

1:04pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

THE funeral of a 71-year-old Quarry Bank man who died after a horror smash near Kidderminster involving a van and a tanker will take place next week.

A449 crash victim was great-grandfather from Quarry Bank

Dudley News: 71-year-old Brierley Hill man died in A449 crash

1:04pm Friday 28th February 2014

A 71-YEAR-OLD man who was killed in a road crash near Kidderminster involving a van and a tanker has been named as Robert Coulson, from Quarry Bank.

College to host fashion show

5:03pm Monday 24th February 2014

THORNS Community College in Quarry Bank is hosting a charity prom fashion show tomorrow (Tuesday February 25) at 7pm.

Quarry Bank fraudster trashed £250,000 home after duping owners into thinking she was a millionairess

1:14pm Monday 24th February 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD Quarry Bank woman pretended she had well over £1million in the bank to buy a smart, detached house in Kingswinford which she trashed before being rumbled.

Quarry Bank man banned from keeping horses after ragwort poisoning incident

Dudley News: The 16-year-old piebald mare which had to be put to sleep after suffering from ragwort poisoning.

3:35pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

A COURT has issued a ten-year ban on keeping horses to a Quarry Bank man who failed to protect his animals from ragwort poisoning.

Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society seeks new members

10:57am Tuesday 14th January 2014

REHEARSALS are now taking place for the Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society's production of The Sound of Music.

Doreen's stage success sees two extra shows added

Dudley News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

4:10pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A SERIES of stage plays featuring comedy internet character Doreen proved such a hit with theatregoers that a further two dates have been added.

Brierley Hill man jailed for five years over Thorns Road manslaughter

Dudley News: Garret Fitzpatrick

4:59pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

A BRIERLEY Hill man who was armed with a hammer when he chased a terrified father-of-two to his death under the wheels of a lorry has been jailed for five years.

Supervision order for Quarry Bank benefit fraudster

1:28pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A 47-YEAR-OLD Quarry Bank woman who fiddled nearly £13,000 in benefits when she had banked over £90,000 from her divorce settlement and two legacies has been placed on Supervision for six months.

Quarry Bank Royal British Legion raises over £25,000 for poppy appeal

5:34pm Friday 6th December 2013

QUARRY Bank Royal British Legion raised more than £25,000 for this year''s poppy appeal.

Quarry Bank Brownies scoop £4,000 community cash for centenary celebrations

Dudley News: Cllrs Bryan Cotterill, David Sparks and Jackie Cowell with 1st Quarry Bank Christ Church Brownies. Buy photo: 491305L

11:37am Monday 2nd December 2013

A QUARRY Bank Brownie unit will be celebrating 100 years of the national girls' organisation thanks to a £4,000 grant from Dudley Council.

Councillors cancel next Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood surgery

8:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

QUARRY Bank and Dudley Wood Labour councillors have cancelled their surgeries due to be held on Friday December 13.

Saving children's centres is more important than festive lights, Quarry Bank stalwart says

4:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

SAVING children's centres is more important than Christmas lights in Quarry Bank, the town's Friends group chairman has said after confirming there would be no festive lights in the High Street this year.

My Time Over Fifties

12:00pm Saturday 9th November 2013

The October meeting began with a talk from Kate Round about the role of women in the glass industry.

Brierley Hill man admits killing tragic Sartaj in hammer horror attack

Dudley News: Fund set up for lorry crash victim

3:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A BRIERLEY Hill man has admitted killing a 26-year-old Stourbridge man who died when he ran into the path of a lorry.

Quarry Bank TG

10:29am Thursday 7th November 2013

THERE were 27 members and one visitor at the October meeting.

Quarry Bank Royal British Legion raises £153 through poppy appeal tombola

Dudley News: Deputy Mayor of Dudley - Councillor Margaret Aston - with the branch's Scottish piper.

5:00pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

MEMBERS of Quarry Bank Royal British Legion have been out in force selling poppies in the run-up to this weekend’s Remembrance Sunday.

Musical charity event in Quarry Bank

12:00pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

AN evening of music and fun awaits guests at a charity event in Quarry Bank.

Auditions for Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society's production of The Sound of Music

Dudley News: THE SOUND OF MUSIC: Will my heart be blessed by it?

5:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

THE Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society will bring the hills alive when they put on a production of The Sound of Music next year.


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