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  • Cannabis factory discovered on Halesowen estate Halesowen News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

    POLICE raided a Halesowen industrial unit and discovered cannabis plants with a potential value of £300,000, a court heard. read more

  • Spruce up for Cradley Heath coppice Halesowen News:

    A NATURE reserve was given a timely spruce-up as part of Sandwell Council’s Safer 6 campaign in Cradley Heath. read more

  • Oldbury pub brawl left peacemaker injured Halesowen News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

    AN ugly brawl in an Oldbury pub landed a man who helped keep young offenders out of further trouble in the dock. read more

  • Halesowen solicitors in charity bake-off Halesowen News:

    SOLICITORS from Halesowen will be swapping their legal briefs for baking tins and creating Halloween-themed cakes which will be sold in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s tomorrow (Friday). read more

  • Car thief raids Rowley Regis shop Halesowen News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

    A TEENAGE car thief used a stolen vehicle for a gang raid on a Rowley Regis shop, a court heard. read more

  • Rowley Regis druggie tried to strangle his mum Halesowen News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

    A DRUG addict has been jailed for 10 months after a court heard he tried to strangle his mother at her Rowley Regis home. read more

  • Halesowen drinkers left in the dark Halesowen News:

    DRINKERS will be left in the dark after councillors refused permission for a Halesowen pub to light up an outdoor bar and seating area. read more

  • Wind turbine blade smashes into Rowley Regis garden Halesowen News:

    A FAMILY were left traumatised after a 4ft blade broke from a wind turbine in the grounds of a Rowley Regis school and spun out of control narrowly missing their house. read more

  • David WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS David 11 years 28th October 2003 A dearly loved husband In the midst of all my memories are the ones that never fade. They are the ones of us together and they always will remain Dave love and miss you Loving wife Brenda ~~~ Special Dad and Grandad The years have passed in the blink of an eye, since the day we had to say goodbye. You're in our thoughts everyday forever in our minds you'll stay Love always David, Nicky, Scott, Sandra, Carl, Keely, grand-daughter Aimee and grandson Percy Goodnight God Bless xxx read more

  • Paul JOHNSON

    JOHNSON Paul 26.10.2013. In loving memory Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You were loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Love always Doreen xx read more

  • Don BEATRUP

    BEATRUP Don 75 22nd October First birthday away from home Tears from our eyes we can wipe away. The pain in our hearts is here to stay. Loved and missed so very much. Wife Christine, daughter Lynne and Dave, grandchildren Hayley, Tom. Harry, Thomas and Olivia and "Golden Boy" Reuben read more

  • Evelyn PIGOTT

    PIGOTT Evelyn of Halesowen The family of the late Evelyn Pigott would like to thank everyone for their kind support at this sad time. Our thanks to those who attended her funeral at Rowley Regis Crematorium on Friday 17th October, and also for the many cards and flowers. All donations will be forwarded with grateful thanks to those who contributed to British Heart Foundation. Thanks also to Pastor Jill Berry for conducting a lovely service and to Funeral Director Marcus Adams for his caring support and guidance throughout this difficult period. read more

  • Lilian Molly WATKINS

    WATKINS Lilian Molly of Halesowen The family of the late Lilian would like to thank family, friends and neighbours and all who attended Lilian's funeral service at Stourbridge Crematorium on Wednesday 15th October, 2014 and for the many cards and donations received. Special thanks to Jill Berry for a lovely service and to Mark Roy Timmins Funeral Director for all his help and support at this difficult time. read more

  • Michael JAMES

    JAMES Michael of Halesowen The family of Michael would like to thank all those who attended his funeral service at Stourbridge Crematorium on Thursday 16th October, 2014. Also for donations received to Macmillan Nurses which totalled £280.00. Thanks to Jonathan Richardson for a memorable service and also Mark Roy Timmins Funeral Director for his help. read more

  • John Edgar BRETTLE

    BRETTLE John Edgar Of Halesowen Pat and Jeff, David, Joanne and Dean would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and messages of sympathy and their donations to The British Diabetic Association in memory of John Thanks to all those who attended the funeral service at Rowley Regis Crematorium on Thursday 16th October 2014 A special thank you to granddaughter Sophie for the lovely poem Thanks also to Mick Ganner for a wonderful service. Many thanks to the District Nurses at Halesowen Health Centre Also to all at F.P Gaunt & Sons, Funeral Directors read more

  • Dennis CHURCHILL

    CHURCHILL Dennis Formerly of Shell Corner, Blackheath Passed peacefully on 17th October 2014 aged 82 years. He will be sadly missed and leaves a beloved wife Von and family. Funeral service to take place in St. Paul's Chapel, Exeter and Devon Crematorium on 30th October at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, donations in Dennis's memory, if desired, may be by retiring collection or cheque to either Cancer Research UK or Alzheimer's Society and may be sent c/o Palmers Funeral Service, 43 Rolle St, Exmouth EX8 2RS read more

  • David WADE

    WADE David Peacefully passed away on Wednesday 15th October 2014, aged 66 years. Dearly missed by wife Molly and all his loving family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Wednesday 29th October at 11:00am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o A J Timmins & Son, Funeral Directors of Halesowen. Tel 0121 550 1345. read more

  • Margaret Eveline RUDGE

    RUDGE Margaret Eveline (Wife of the late Harry 'H' Rudge of Halesowen Town Football Club) Passed away peacefully on 15th October 2014 aged 89 years following a short illness A service of remembrance to celebrate and reflect on Margaret's life will be held at The United Church, Halesowen on Wednesday 29th October at 3.00pm to which all are welcome. A committal service at Stourbridge Crematorium at 2.10pm will precede the service Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the RNIB and Guide Dogs for the Blind c/o Mark Roy Timmins, 36/38 Windmill Hill, Halesowen, West Midlands. B63 2BZ read more

  • Edna Maud PARKES

    PARKES Edna Maud Passed peacefully away on 15th October 2014 aged 84 years. She will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Monday 27th October 2014 at 10.20am. Flowers or donations for Diabetes UK may be sent c/o F.P. Gaunt & Sons Ltd. Percival House Funeral Home, High Street, Blackheath, B65 0EE Tel: 0121 559 1062 read more

  • Iris Margery (Marjorie) POTTER

    POTTER Iris Margery (Marjorie) nee Harris Passed away on 17th October 2014 aged 88 in Hessle, East Yorkshire. Formerly of Long Lane, Halesowen ex Hill and Cakemore/Greenhill Middle School. Reunited with her beloved Wallace, devoted mother of Anthony and Julie and son in law Michael. Also much loved nan to Claire, Amanda, Simon, James, Laura and Ian and great nan to Matty, Kyle, Leah, Poppy and Charlotte. Will be sadly missed. Funeral to be held at Haltemprice Crematorium, Willerby on Monday 27th October at 3.30pm. Family flowers only but donations for The Daisy Appeal (Hull and East Riding Hospitals Appeal for Scanners) c/o Ronald Cogan and Sons, Funeral Director, North Ferriby HU14 3DJ. read more

  • James Russell CORNFORTH

    CORNFORTH James Russell (Formerly of British Gas, Solihull and Loughborough) Passed peacefully away on 18th October 2014 aged 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Marilyn, daughters Elizabeth and Kathryn, sons Noel and the late Richard and his 10 grandchildren. The Funeral service will take place at Quinton Methodist Church at 1:30 pm on Thursday 30th October, 2014 followed by committal at Stourbridge Crematorium at 2.50 pm. Further enquiries to: F.P. Gaunt & Sons Ltd. Percival House Funeral Home, High Street, Blackheath, B65 0EE Tel: 0121 559 1062 read more

  • Keith BOWHAY

    BOWHAY Keith Peacefully passed away on Monday 13th October 2014 aged 68 years Sadly missed by all his family and friends Funeral service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Monday 27th October at 11.40am Family flowers only, donations if desired to MacMillan Nurses or Deansley Centre Trust Fund c/o A J Timmins & Son, Halesowen. 0121 550 1345 read more

  • Margaret FELTON

    FELTON Margaret Peacefully passed away at Russells Hall Hospital on Friday 10th October 2014 aged 87 years. Dearly missed by Paul, Janet, David and her loving family Funeral service to take place at St Kenelms Church, Romsley on Friday 24th October 2014 at 2:30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o A J Timmins & Son, Funeral Directors of Halesowen. Tel 0121 550 1345. read more

  • David WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS David 11 years 28th October Special brother and uncle No more tomorrows for us to share, but yesterdays memories are always there Love always Godfrey, Sheila and family read more

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