Black Country artist unveils new sculpture at Cradley Heath school

Halesowen News: Black Country artist Luke Perry Sculpture unveiling his sculpture with pupils from Timbertree Academy in Cradley.

5:05pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN iron sculpture of an oak tree has been unveiled at a Cradley Heath school by world renowned Black Country artist Luke Perry.

Support for smokers trying to quit during Stoptober

Halesowen News: Stop smoking cessation co-ordinator Joseph Parkes, Mayor's Consort  Adam Aston, Stop smoking cessation adviser Sophie Pagett and Mayor of Dudley Margaret Aston in Halesowen's Somers Square.391414LA (10585969)

4:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SMOKERS in Halesowen are being urged to quiz the demon weed this month as part of the Stoptober campaign.

Halesowen carnival plea for help

Halesowen News:

4:51pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PLANS to revive Halesowen Carnival have been dealt a blow with the resignation of key committee members, just weeks after their appointment.

Blackheath fundraiser completes London trek in memory of friend

Halesowen News: Blackheath fundraiser: Martin Eley.

3:13pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

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Halesowen funeral directors holding open day

1:03pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A HALESOWEN funeral directors is holding an open day and combining it with a "Knit and Natter" charity fundraiser.

Four Ways Baptist Church holding charity coffee morning

12:25pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CRADLEY Heath Four Ways Baptist Church is holding a Macmillan coffee morning this weekend.

Halesowen's graffiti vandal jailed

Halesowen News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

3:24pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A GRAFFITI vandal, who has caused thousands of pounds damage in Halesowen and neighbouring towns over three years has finally been jailed.

Former Halesowen Tory Ken Turner quits UKIP

Halesowen News: Cllr Ken Turner

12:14pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TURNCOAT Halesowen councillor Ken Turner, who ditched the Tory party, has now quit UKIP amid claims he was “bullied and intimated” and subjected to a kangaroo court.

Brave Old Hill fundraiser hoping for concert success this weekend

Halesowen News: Brave fundraiser: Martin Wright.

11:57am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRAVE cancer victim Tim Wright, who has been battling Hodgkins Lymphoma for the past two years, is holding a fundraising concert this weekend.

Dudley Council fat cats slammed for getting the cream in planned reorganisation

Halesowen News:

11:08am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council fat cats have been accused of getting the cream of big pay rises under a management reshuffle.

Powerful Oldbury councillor forgets to declare taxi firm interest

Halesowen News:

10:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POWERFUL Oldbury councillor Mahboob Hussain has apologised for failing to declare he had a stake in a taxi firm which won a multi-million pound contract.

Residents fear Halesowen College plan will cause parking chaos

Halesowen News: Alan Clare, known as Bundy, died earlier today in Benidorm.

4:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PLANS to build a performing arts centre at Halesowen College have been approved despite residents’ fears of increased parking congestion.

New series of events announced for Haden Hill Museum

1:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORLD War II buffs are being invited to Haden Hill Museum this weekend to see a brand new exhibition about the conflict.

Blossoming Halesowen in Bloom

Halesowen News:

1:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SUCCESS for Halesowen in its first venture into the Britain in Bloom campaign has spurred organisers on to include more of the town centre next year.

New trio to hit a high note in Halesowen

Halesowen News:

6:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A NEW singing trio are hoping to strike a chord with their debut performance in Halesowen next month.

Before the courts

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between September 22 and 26:

Langley Band hoping to make new home in ex-Oldbury police station

3:14pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FORMER police station in Oldbury is set to be the new home for one of the oldest brass bands in the country.

The Swan in Halesowen reopens after seeing off bulldozer threat

Halesowen News:

11:04am Monday 29th September 2014

A HALESOWEN pub has reopened after a three month refurbishment and a campaign to stop it being bulldozed to make way for a supermarket, writes Sam Jackson.

Pictures released of sickening injuries inflicted on elderly Halesowen farmer

Halesowen News:

10:43am Monday 29th September 2014

A VULNERABLE farmer was viciously beaten after disturbing an intruder in his farm in Halesowen.

Fizzogs to stage murder mystery nights this autumn

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs who went viral on YouTube with their dancing grannies act will be switching gears to present a string of Murder Mystery Nights this autumn.

Police hunting four men in connection with Black Country travel agent robbery

Halesowen News:

4:27pm Sunday 28th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after An Oldbury travel agent was robbed on Thursday.

Halesowen workers raise the roof for charity

Halesowen News:

1:40pm Saturday 27th September 2014

STAFF at a Halesowen roofing firm are on cloud nine after helping to raise £35,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in honour of a workmate.

Plea for information after grandmother and child injured in Blackheath

Halesowen News:

10:16am Saturday 27th September 2014

A West Midlands spokesman said: "Police are investigating after a road traffic collision in Rowley Regis on Monday 22 September.

Borough events lined up to celebrate Black Country industry

Halesowen News:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

BLACK Country cars are set to be among attractions for a weekend of borough exhibitions to celebrate Black Country industry.

Grot spots and crime focus in Oldbury

Halesowen News:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

GROT spots, crime and anti-social behaviour are being tackled in Oldbury his week at the start of Sandwell Council’s latest Safer 6 campaign.

Award winning author set to raise a smile at Halesowen Library

Halesowen News: Seeing the funny side: Author Carol E Wyer.

11:51am Friday 26th September 2014

AN award winning writer is bringing her sell out tour ‘Smile While You Still Have Teeth’ to Halesowen..

Old Hill bus services raised in Labour conference transport debate

Halesowen News: Stephanie Peacock speaking at the Labour conference.

11:02am Friday 26th September 2014

SLASHED bus services in Old Hill were the centre piece of Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP-hopeful Stephanie Peacock at the Labour conference.

Residents to take action against 'boy racers'

Halesowen News:

5:48pm Friday 26th September 2014

FED up residents living in fear of 'boy racers' are putting together an action group to try to stop them speeding along a Hagley road.

Enormous man rescued from Rowley Regis flat via the window

Halesowen News: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

5:16pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A GIGANTIC 30 stone man had to be removed from his first floor flat in Rowley Regis via the window by the fire service after collapsing.

Teaching assistant from Halesowen wins top environmental award

Halesowen News: Eco-warrior: Liz Cole from Lutley Primary School.

4:28pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A GREEN-FINGERED teaching assistant from Halesowen has won a top award for the environmental projects she started at her school.

Boy racers use pub as pit stop

Halesowen News: Small businesses targeted by scammers

11:25am Thursday 25th September 2014

A TERRIFIED waitress was too scared to leave work as boy racers turned the A456 into a high octane speedway.

Halesowen pair in bikeathon fundraiser

Halesowen News:

11:17am Thursday 25th September 2014

TWO Halesowen fundraisers collected £1,700 for a cancer charity by taking part in the Birmingham Bikeathon.

Creative Cradley Heath setting sail for canal arts voyage

3:04pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ARTS collective Cradley Heath Creative is getting ship shape for a groundbreaking artistic project on the Black Country's canals.

National Express face irate bus passengers at Old Hill public meeting after service cancellations

11:22am Wednesday 24th September 2014

UNDER-FIRE National Express is now "looking to improve services" after over 100 people attended a public meeting in Old Hill in the wake of the cancellation of the 297 and 205 bus services.

£1.9m Cradley Heath interchange facelift on track

Halesowen News:

12:44pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WORK on a £1.9 million facelift to improve facilities and passenger information at Cradley Heath’s bus and rail interchange will start next week.

Rowley Regis schoolchildren bring harvest joy to elderly

Halesowen News:

1:17pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

KIND-hearted pupils at a Rowley Regis school made a special delivery of harvest festival produce to a charity helping elderly people.

32 Phones 4 u staff to lose their jobs at borough stores

Halesowen News:

5:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MORE than 30 members of staff based at Phones 4 u stores around the borough have lost their jobs after administrators failed to find a buyer for the crippled mobile phone retailer.

Fab Four tribute band to play legendary Old Hill venue where Beatlemania ruled in 1963

Halesowen News: Steve Guest from Like The Beatles as John Lennon.

4:39pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BEATLES fans will be able to get a vivid reminder of Yesterday 51 years after the Fab Four performed at the legendary Plaza Ballroom in Old Hill.

Accident lands Oldbury motorcyclist in the dock

2:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST who failed to stop after an accident in Oldbury was found to have taken the machine without the owner’s consent.

Man accused of historical sex charges against Halesowen girl

4:53pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A 46-year-old man faces historical sex charges, including rape, against a Halesowen girl.

Birthday treat for young Halesowen Labour supporter

Halesowen News:

1:01pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TEENAGE Labour Party supporter from Halesowen had a birthday gift delivered by the party’s deputy leader Harriet Harman.

Halesowen druggie jailed

2:26pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TEENAGE Halesowen druggie has been jailed after admitting stealing from a family member.

New Black Country walking club launches after Cradley Heath success

11:25am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TALENTED Cradley Heath artist has teamed up with a local historian to launch a new community company to help people enjoy the canals of the Black Country.

Sandwell's Safer 6 campaign returns to clean up crime for a fifth year

11:03am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A SUSTAINED six week campaign by the police and other agencies across Sandwell will cut crime and clean dirty streets.

Festive gift sale in Blackheath

11:55am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

EARLY Christmas presents will be up for grabs at a charity table top sale in Blackheath next month.

Rowley estate festival re-run after rained off

12:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ORGANISERS of Rowley Regis’s Brickhouse Festival are keeping their fingers crossed for good weather when the rearranged event goes ahead on Sunday (September 28).

Diocese invites people across the borough to healing service

Halesowen News: mastering energy

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are invited to a service of healing taking place at Worcester Cathedral next month.

Rounders sessions being started at Portway Lifestyle Centre

Halesowen News: Kirsty Beckett, Mandy Williams, Mick Tuohy, Rebecca Clayton and Ekey Shocker get ready for rounders.

4:12pm Monday 22nd September 2014

INDOOR rounders sessions are set to be a big hit at an Oldbury leisure centre.

Fun in the sun as the third Black Country Road Run branded a success

Halesowen News: Ready, steady, Go! The start of the 10km Black Country Road Run.

3:07pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE sun shone on Halesowen yesterday as runners, well-wishers and volunteers descended on the town for the Black Country Road Run.

Dudley Castle to take centre stage at Halesowen History Society

11:04am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE story behind Dudley Castle is the subject of the next Halesowen History Society meeting.


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