Retirement properties given the go-ahead in Hagley

Dudley News: An artist's impression of the upcoming development in Hagley.

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HAGLEY residents have expressed their disappointment that plans to build 44 retirement apartments in a prominent part of the village have received the go-ahead.

Band hopes to strke a chord in Halesowen with Black Country Festival

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A UKULELE band is tuning up to spearhead celebrations in Halesowen town centre as part of the region’s inaugural Black Country Festival.

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Dudley News: Holly, Poker (correct), Colleen and Alice Sumner fromLudlow enjoy the sun. Pictures by Mark Bowen.

8:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN award-winning country lodge near Ludlow opened its doors to raise funds for a local school.

Youngsyers enjoy week of activities

Dudley News: Nursery nurses Amy Young, Georgia Buxton and Lauren Pegg, Ruby Harrison, Abigail Rea, nursery manager Tina Davis, Finley Davis , Sophie White , admin assistant Katie Tolley and senior nursery nurse Josie Richardson.

8:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Bright Kids Studley have been getting messy as part of the nursery's week-long Easter Holiday activities.

Bromsgrove open air museum inviting people to weekend of Easter fun

Dudley News: EASTER FUN: Avoncroft Museum has organised a weekend of fun activities to entertain visitors during the Easter holidays. SP

7:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BROMSGROVE open air museum is hosting a fun-packed weekend over this Easter holiday.

Droitwich artists join forces to create community mural

Dudley News: Members of the Droitwich Arts Network invited Spa artists to help create the giant mural, going on display as part of the St Richard’s Festival   Buy this photo BCR161412_01

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DROITWICH artists have joined forces to create this year's community mural.

Midnight Walk to light up Wyre Forest for Kemp Hospice

Dudley News: GIRL POWER: From left, Sophie Bishop, Norma Bingham and Caroline Beech launch this year's Midnight Walk.

6:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

REGISTRATION is now open for Kemp Hospice's annual midnight walk through the Wyre Forest.

Strictly Hereford raises more than £20,000 for Cathedral's Perpetual Trust

Dudley News: Winners Mark and Sarah Harper receiving their trophies from Fiona Fullerton. Photo by Richard Weaver Photography. (5420492)

6:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HEREFORD came alive as celebrities and amateur dancers took to the floor to raise more than £20,000 for the Cathedral's Perpetual Trust.

Reports of police with dogs at Rainbow Hill, Worcester

Dudley News: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

8:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WE are getting reports of large numbers of police with dogs at Rainbow Hill, Worcester.

Armed Police Officers On Rainbow Hill

Dudley News: Armed Police Officers On Rainbow Hill

9:15pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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FULL-TIME: Harriers 2 Cambridge 0

9:39pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Harriers got the win they needed to keep up their late bid for a play-off place in the Skrill Premier.

78 mins: Harriers 2 Cambridge 0

9:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Harriers doubled their lead in the 77th minute when top scorer Gash, playing against his former club, crashed in a spectacular 25-yarder to stun the visitors.

70 mins: Harriers 1 Cambridge 0

9:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Harriers went ahead in the 67th minute when a quick break from halfway caught out the visitors.

60 mins: Harriers 0 Cambridge 0

9:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

In the 53rd minute Cambridge came closest to opening the scoring when Champion hit a 20-yard volley that was only kept out by an acrobatic save from Lewis.

HALF-TIME: Harriers 0 Cambridge 0

8:31pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

An even first half finished with no goals and neither side able to gain ascendancy.

40 mins: Harriers 0 Cambridge 0

8:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

There was some bright football from both sides, but defences were on top and little in the way of chances at either end.

20mins: Harriers 0 Cambridge 0

8:05pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Harriers made a promising start but the best early chance fell to Delano Sam-York for Cambridge who brought a fine save from Lewis with a deft close-range flick in the 17th minute.

Clent thespians set to bring High Society to life

Dudley News: L-r Mary Cave as Dinah Lord, Beth Bridgland as Tracy Lord and Ollie Edwards as CK Dexter Haven. Buy photo: 161416MH

5:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLENT thespians are getting set to bring High Society to life in a village venue this spring.

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.

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

5:16pm 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.

Woman injured in Stourbridge ring road smash

Dudley News: Fire crews at the scene. Picture courtesy of @StourbridgeFire

5:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WOMAN suffered serious arm injuries after a her car smashed into a Stourbridge estate agent's office.

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.

Marathon sisters raise more than £2,000 for charity

Dudley News: Helen Small and Rebecca Carpenter.

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWO sisters raised more than £2,000 for charities close to their hearts by taking part in the London Marathon.

Graffiti wall unveiled at a Wordsley park

Dudley News: Members of The Source Youth Centre with cllr Aston.

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GRAFFITI wall featuring an anti-drugs message has been unveiled in a Wordsley park to give youngsters the opportunity to leave their mark legally.

Friends of Coombeswood Wedge get community forum cash windfall

Dudley News: Clean up: Volunteers test out new equipment  in the wedge.

2:31pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Friends of Coombeswood Wedge has given the Halesowen beauty spot a spring clean after getting a cash windfall.

Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

Dudley News: Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

1:34pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE ring road has been closed to traffic at St Johns Road after a car smashed into an estate agent's office.

Kinver stage stars gear up for Grease

Dudley News: Lara Mitchell as Sandy and Chris Yates as Danny. Buy photo: 161415MH

1:08pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

KINVER Light Operatic Society stars are gearing up to performGrease at Edgecliff High School next month.

Halesowen sellers of fake goods must sell home

2:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A COUPLE have been told they must sell the Halesowen home they turned into a shop to sell thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit goods, to help clear their ill-gotten gains.

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.

Young Halesowen business brains are top of the class

Dudley News: Caslon’s young business brains (Back l-r Nabeel Iqbal, Lydia Fletcher, Maria Bradley, Thanei Hamed,  Shakiel Bloomer, (all 10), and  Yusef Saleh, (9). (Front from left) Connor Gethen, (10), Paige Williams, (9), Nabila Ali, (10).

12:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

UP-and-coming entrepreneurs at a Halesowen school are top of the class after scooping first and second place in an enterprise challenge.

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.

Cyclists boost borough centre for the blind

Dudley News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE borough's Beacon Centre for the Blind 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.

Cradley Heath choir to hit a high note in singing cavern

12:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHORAL group Cradley Heath Male Voice Choir will have the Dudley Canal’s Singing Cavern living up to its name with a performance in May.

Hospital order for Stourbridge man who carried out Jobcentre sex attack

11:13am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE man who carried out a sex attack on a frightened young woman at the town's Jobcentre has been made the subject of a hospital order.

Football icon Sir Trevor Brooking to open new Kewford Eagles base in Wall Heath

Dudley News: Project leader Colin Worthington and spokesman Lynn Boleyn at the new Kewford Eagles site.

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWELVE years of toil, sweat and tears will come to a happy conclusion on Saturday April 26 when football icon Sir Trevor Brooking officially opens Kewford Eagles fabulous new facilities in Wall Heath.

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.

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.

Wordsley teacher says a fond farewell

Dudley News: L-r Kath Tunnicliffe and assistant headteacher Gill Weatherstone, with the clock Miss Tunnicliffe donated as a parting gift, to mark the school's 40th anniversary. Buy this photo: 161402M.

9:28am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A POPULAR teacher has retired after dedicating 36 years to educating youngsters and adults in Wordsley.

Colley Gate school preparing for national first aid final

Dudley News: Preparing for the final: Willow Markham, Emilia Dyer, James Lacey, Chloe Davies and Lydia Bevan.

8:38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PUPILS from a Colley Gate primary school are swatting up for the final of a national first aid competition organised by St John's Ambulance.

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.

Man arrested in armed police operation

10:23pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on a firearms charge after armed police were called out on to the streets of Worcester.

Blissett earns a start for Harriers tonight

7:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Harriers' striker Nathan Blissett was handed a start in tonight's Skrill Premier home game with high-riding Cambridge United at Aggborough.

Terrific picture. Small plane makes emergency landing in Herefordshire field

7:06pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TERRIFIC picture tweeted by South Herefordshire police of a small plane that made an emergency landing in a field in Herefordshire.

Get growing and go for Bloom gold

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6:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

GREEN-fingered residents from across Malvern are being urged to play their part in making this year's Britain in Bloom bid a success.

Grand National winner could be celebrated on new sign for Claines

Dudley News: The first draft of the sign

6:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THIS could be the new sign which greets people entering the village of Claines.

Easter fun at the Kingfisher Shopping Centre

6:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

REDDITCH residents are in for a treat this Easter with a host of activities for kids and adults alike to enjoy.

Why we are calling for a better system to warn when the Malvern Hills' famous springs are contaminated

Dudley News: ALERT: The Malvern Gazette is calling for a better system to alert people about the condition of the hills' famous springs

6:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Malvern Gazette is calling for a system to better alert people about contamination of the Malvern Hills' famous springs and wells.

Armed police called to The Cross

Dudley News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

5:47pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ARMED police have been called to The Cross in Worcester following unconfirmed reports of a person with a firearm.



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