Judge issues warning to witnesses who made moonwalk video while waiting to give evidence

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

3:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO young Brierley Hill men involved in making a Michael Jackson moonwalk video as they waited to give evidence in an assault trial have been given a ticking off by a judge.

Stourbridge school to host classical music concert this weekend

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CLASSICAL music lovers are in for a treat this Sunday (October 26) when the Central England Ensemble presents its prizewinner's concert at Old Swinford Hospital's Foleyan Centre.

Dudley cannabis farmer grew plants in his loft

Halesowen News: Cannabis factory found in garage

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man caught growing 12 cannabis plants in his loft has been given a 26 week jail term suspended for two years.

Anger as Clent parish councillors snub their own meeting

Halesowen News:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

UNHAPPY Hagley residents hit out after this week's Clent Parish Council meeting had to be called off - because only two councillors turned up.

Teen used car stolen in Dudley for Rowley Regis raid

Halesowen News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

3:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLACK Country teenager who used a car he stole from a house in Dudley in a robbery at a Rowley Regis store has been locked up for five years three months.

Dudley man died after taking cocktail of drugs

Halesowen News: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man died after taking a cocktail of drugs, an inquest was told.

Dudley chief exec £8k pay hike despite budget bloodbath

Halesowen News:

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DUDLEY’S new chief executive is set to collect an £8k pay rise despite the council planning a budget bloodbath.

Russells Hall hospital cleared after illegal restraint claim

Halesowen News: Russells Hall hospital where complains procedures have been branded not fit for purpose

12:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RUSSELLS Hall hospital has been cleared of illegally restraining patients after allegations from workers turned whistleblowers.

Spooky half-term fun on offer at Merry Hill

Halesowen News: Family Halloween Disco

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIGHTENINGLY free fun is on offer at Merry Hill this half-term, with storytelling, crafty activities and spooky face painting on offer.

Wall Heath artists brush up ahead of annual exhibition

Halesowen News: Art club members Malcolm Bradley and Sheila Osborn. Buy photo: 431424MH

11:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WALL Heath artists were this week putting the finishing touches to work to be featured in their annual exhibition.

Stourbridge canal boat fest proves one of the best ever

Halesowen News: Stourbridge Navigation Trust's annual open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse. Buy photo: 431414LA

10:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CANAL boat enthusiasts cruised into town for the annual Stourbridge Navigation Trust open weekend at The Bonded Warehouse.

Company that owns Prestwood care home goes into administration

Halesowen News:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE cash-strapped company that owns a care home in Prestwood has gone into administration.

Fashion fundraiser will benefit Stourbridge hospice

Halesowen News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HAGLEY charity fundraiser Sue Williams will be staging another ladies fashion show next month to boost funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Dudley religious leaders unite to condemn Alan Henning murder

Halesowen News:

5:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY’S religious leaders have united to condemn the killing of British hostage Alan Henning by extremists from Islamic State (IS).

Wordsley historian killed in Cyprus car crash, inquest told

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORDSLEY historian was killed in a car accident in Cyprus, an inquest was told.

Before the courts

Halesowen News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 13 and 17:

Elderly woman assaulted and robbed in Quarry Bank

Halesowen 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).

Brierley Hill man died from injuries sustained in motorbike accident, inquest told

Halesowen News:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man died from injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident while on holiday in Goa, an inquest was told.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Halesowen News: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Halesowen News: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Dudley Wood bus passengers face a long-haul to hospital

Halesowen News: L-r angry passengers Ann Marsh and John Marsh with Cllr Bryan Cotterill. 431420MH

12:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY Wood passengers face a long-haul to hospital after being told there are no plans for direct bus links.

Wordsley glass museum plan approved

Halesowen News: Artist's impression of the proposed new glass museum

1:11pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DERELICT Wordsley glassworks is to be transformed into a new £5.5m museum to house the borough's prized glass collection after proposals were approved by council planners this week.

Black Country solicitors ensure charity coffers are law-full

Halesowen News: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACK Country solicitors made sure charity coffers were law-full to the brim at their annual quiz.

Tamara to make the cut to help children with cancer

Halesowen News: Tamara Patterson (17). 431401L (11575717)

12:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A KIND-hearted Stourbridge student is to chop off her beloved locks to help young cancer sufferers who have lost their own hair.

Jail for drunken thug who attacked Dudley taxi driver

Halesowen News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DRUNKEN thug who savagely punched and kicked a taxi driver in Dudley town centre has been jailed for 18 months.

Stourbridge charity craft session aims to help poorly youngsters

Halesowen News:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY craft event taking place in a Stourbridge park this weekend will offer a boost to poorly children.

Christmas Festival will bring sparkle to Stourbridge

5:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

STOURBRIDGE traders hope to get shoppers into the seasonal spirit nice and early by staging the town's Christmas Festival at the end of next month.

Daisy-Mae's birthday bash will help families of premature Black Country babies

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE parents of a premature Black Country baby are planning a big fundraising bash to celebrate her first birthday.

Pensioner badly hurt after Netherton scooter crash

Halesowen News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

4:21pm Monday 20th October 2014

A PENSIONER is in a critical condition in hospital after his mobility scooter crashed into a lamppost in Netherton.

Stourbridge widow joins purple campaign for cancer charity

Halesowen News: Judith Roden. Buy photo: 431418L

3:57pm Monday 20th October 2014

A STOURBRIDGE widow is continuing to try and raise awareness and funds for a pancreatic cancer charity in memory of her late husband who died of the disease aged just 35.

TV star Chris gets up close with patient pets during new hospital visit

Halesowen News:

4:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

A TV star famous for treating creatures great and small saw plenty of patient pets during a Dudley veterinary visit.

Wanted Sedgley man is behind bars

Halesowen News: Owners of killer dogs may face life behind bars

2:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

A SEDGLEY man at the centre of a large-scale police manhunt is in custody after being arrested by officers in Derbyshire.

New survey shows one in three Dudley kids in poverty

Halesowen News: Child poverty levels in Bradford are among the highest in the UK

12:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

AROUND one in three Dudley children are living in poverty according to a new survey by welfare activists.

Police crackdown on boy racers continues across Worcestershire

Halesowen News:

12:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

OFFICERS from across West Mercia were out in force last night (Sunday October 19) as part of ongoing efforts to crack down on boy racers in Worcestershire.

Dudley charity walkers step up to make whopping total

Halesowen News: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

10:26am Monday 20th October 2014

DUDLEY charity walkers took a step in the right direction for good causes by raising a whopping £4,600.

Shoppers and staff treated to random acts of kindness at Merry Hill

Halesowen News: Merry Hill shopping centre

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

CUSTOMERS and staff at Merry Hill were left stunned last week as the centre treated them to random acts of kindness to celebrate National Customer Service week.

Kinver folk join forces to get fit and have fun

Halesowen News:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

KINVER folk are joining forces to get fit and have fun.

New guide to borough's real ale pubs launched

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DUDLEY Council and the Campaign for Real Ale have teamed up to launch a guide to some of the borough's finest pubs.

Himley bonfire set to go with a bang

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

SPARKS are set to fly as Himley Park prepares for its annual bonfire bonanza which takes place on Saturday November 8.

Paramedics called after player stopped breathing during Black Country rugby clash

Halesowen News:

10:04am Sunday 19th October 2014

PARAMEDICS were called to Stourbridge Rugby Club yesterday October 18) after a player stopped breathing during a match.

Black Country entertainers to take to the stage in memory of Tommy Mundon

Halesowen News: tommy mundon.jpg

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

FRIENDS and colleagues of Black Country funnyman Tommy Mundon are planning a tribute to the much-loved entertainer by staging a performance to salute his life while raising funds for Mary Stevens Hospice at the same time.

Dudley's volunteers honoured at 12th annual awards

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

DUDLEY’S big-hearted volunteers were rewarded for their work at a prestigious ceremony in Brierley Hill.

Dudley youngster to make TV debut during The X Factor

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A PERFORMANCE by a Dudley youngster will be aired to millions during an ad break in The X Factor tonight (Saturday).

Age UK Dudley invites residents to create healthier lifestyle

Halesowen News:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

BOROUGH residents can create a healthier lifestyle for themselves with the help of two free courses which are set to start next month.

New ‘app’-roach to contact council

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

PEOPLE across the borough can now enjoy a new ‘app’-roach to contacting Dudley Council.

Bodybuilders set to flex muscles in Brierley Hill

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

BODYBUILDERS from across the borough and beyond will be descending on Brierley Hill this weekend for a chance to qualify for the Mr Universe contest.

Tidy Stourbridge campaign continues this weekend

Halesowen News: Litter pick in the Arboretum on Saturday

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Tidy Stourbridge campaign should be out in force again this Sunday.

Lye man jailed for growing cannabis worth £51,000

Halesowen News:

3:31pm Friday 17th October 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD Lye man caught growing cannabis worth £51,000 to clear his £35,000 drug debts has been jailed for 27 months.

Brierley Hill artist needs votes to win prestigious award

Halesowen News:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill artist is urging people to get behind him after he was shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Campaign shows problems faced by ambulance workers in West Midlands

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

WEST Midlands Ambulance Service has launched a campaign to highlight the problems faced by its workers.


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