M5 coach crash driver remains in hospital

Halesowen News:

11:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE driver of a Black Country coach which overturned on the M5 remained in hospital this morning (Wednesday).

Stourbridge coach crash driver remains in hospital

Halesowen News:

11:31am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE driver of a Stourbridge coach which overturned on the M5 remained in hospital this morning (Wednesday).

Dudley museum set for a day of pre-historic hijinks

Halesowen News: l-r Museum visitor Jonny Hughes with Adrian Durkin exhibitions officer with a  Mammoth tooth and  Pectins (shellfish fossils).  341438MH

11:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DUDLEY museum is aiming for pre-historic hijinks during a day of dino-events and fossilised fun.

Dudley museum set for a day of pre-historic hijinks

Halesowen News: l-r Museum visitor Jonny Hughes with Adrian Durkin exhibitions officer with a  Mammoth tooth and  Pectins (shellfish fossils).  341438MH

11:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DUDLEY museum is aiming for pre-historic hijinks during a day of dino-events and fossilised fun.

Athletes invited to take on 10K charity run for Dudley's Action Heart

Halesowen News:

10:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ATHLETES are being challenged to take part in the Rotary Club of Kinver's annual 10K road race in aid of Action Heart - reckoned by many to be one of the toughest of its type in the region.

Athletes invited to take on Kinver Rotary 10K

10:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ATHLETES are being challenged to take part in the Rotary Club of Kinver's annual 10K road race - reckoned by many to be one of the toughest of its type in the region.

Dudley fountain in line for £150k upgrade

Halesowen News:

10:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DUDLEY’S town centre fountain is in line for a £150,000 upgrade as long as planners give the scheme a green light.

Wings and Wheels returns to Halfpenny Green Airport

Halesowen News:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BLACK Country families can enjoy an action-packed bank holiday weekend at Halfpenny Green Airport.

Dudley teen overcomes double tragedy to land dream job

Halesowen News: Foreground: Shaun Abbott and PCSO Hayley Giles.Background: L/R PCSO Omar Shairiff, PCSO Faye Cartwright, Frank Price  from City Can Cycle, Tom Taylor (City of Wolverhampton College, Assistant Team Leader), Stephen Taylor (Owner of Wall Heath Bathroom Cent

8:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DUDLEY teenager has overcome a double tragedy to land his dream job after help from community cops.

Last chance for creative borough residents to enter art competition

Halesowen News: Open day @ CICCIC- Art and Design course for adults

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CREATIVE borough residents with an experience of mental health issues have just days left to enter a competition, which encourages them to express themselves through art.

Norton nursery back on top form after last year's damning Ofsted report

Halesowen News: School in special measures after inspection

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NORTON nursery is celebrating being back on top form following last year's damning report by Ofsted.

Borough bosses defend decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan

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5:08pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DUDLEY borough bosses have been quick to defend the decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan.

Borough bosses defend decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan

Halesowen News: (9461573)

5:08pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DUDLEY borough bosses have been quick to defend the decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan.

Profits from best-ever Kinver Country Fayre to be dished out to good causes

Halesowen News:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GOOD causes stand to benefit thanks to the resounding success of this year's Kinver Country Fayre.

Coach carrying Black Country youngsters overturns on M5

Halesowen News:

12:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BOROUGH-based coach carrying Black Country youngsters heading off for a seaside day trip has overturned on the M5.

Councillor leads calls for action on overgrown garden causing a "plague of rats" in Netherton

Halesowen News: l-r  Campaigners and residents Karen Taylor, Phyllis Rowley , Stan Chance, Sylvia Townsend, Madge Jones with Cllr Bryan Cotterill are calling for action from Dudley Council to rid Bowling Green Road of a "plague of rats" . 341409M

12:57pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN overgrown garden is providing a haven for a plague of rats in Netherton according to a Dudley Councillor.

Stourbridge coach carrying Black Country youngsters overturns on M5

Halesowen News:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COACH from Stourbridge carrying youngsters heading off for a seaside day trip has overturned on the M5.

Young Stourbridge dancers step up for English Youth Ballet show

Halesowen News: L-r, back, Faye Hyde, Bethany Hickman, Charlie Howell, Victoria Jackson, Mia Andrews; front – Anuschka Sobainsky, Amy Stringer, Alicia Stokes and Alisha Stephenson.

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NINE young ballet stars are set to realise their dancing dreams when they take to the stage in a lavish adaptation of Sleeping Beauty next month.

Youth festival at Wordsley park hailed a success

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOLLOWING a successful youth festival at a Wordsley park, plans are now in place to hold a bigger and better event next year.

Baristas battle it out in Brierley Hill coffee-making competition

Halesowen News: L - r Francesco Ceccarelli - Faradays restaurant and bar manager at The Copthorne at Merry Hill, Douwe Egberts head barista Damon Wilson and regional competition winner Krystian Dzida from Reading. Buy photo: 341413L

10:42am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BARISTAS battled it out at Merry Hill’s Copthorne Hotel when it hosted a coffee-making contest organised by Douwe Egberts.

Baristas battle it out in Brierley Hill coffee-making competition

Halesowen News: L - r Francesco Ceccarelli - Faradays restaurant and bar manager at The Copthorne at Merry Hill, Douwe Egberts head barista Damon Wilson and regional competition winner Krystian Dzida from Reading. Buy photo: 341413L

10:42am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BARISTAS battled it out at Merry Hill’s Copthorne Hotel when it hosted a coffee-making contest organised by Douwe Egberts.

Stourbridge chip shops hope to net top award

Halesowen News:

10:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO Stourbridge chip shops are frying to be the best in the Midlands.

Stourbridge Theatre Company to perform Gaslight

Halesowen News:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Theatre Company will bring a classic Victorian thriller to life next month.

Manhunt in Dudley after teenage girl attacked near Russells Hall Hospital

Halesowen News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

A MANHUNT is underway in Dudley after a teenage girl was threatened near Russells Hall Hospital.

Gornal man waved knife at neighbour after late-night row turned ugly

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

8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN Upper Gornal man waved an eight-inch knife at his neighbour after a late-night row turned ugly.

Railway society meetings get back on track in Stourbridge

Halesowen News: All aboard: The Severn Valley Railway will be hosting two family fun weekends.

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Railway Society is getting on track with a new season of meetings for train buffs – at Stourbridge’s Bonded Warehouse.

Before the courts

Halesowen News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

5:08pm Monday 18th August 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 11 and 15:

Norton man gears up for epic seven-day cycling challenge

Halesowen News:

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

MICHAEL Boden will embark on the challenge of a lifetime when he attempts to cycle from John O' Groats to Land's End within seven days.

Wollescote man jailed for stealing cash to fuel drug addiction

Halesowen News:

3:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WOLLESCOTE drug addict who lured away his 90-year-old blind friend so he could steal £120 has been locked up for 10 months.

Sedgley war memorial on the move to allow easier access for public

Halesowen News: Cllrs Adam Aston, Ken Finch and Keiran Casey at the memorial which they hope will be moved to new home 071420L

2:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WAR memorial in Sedgley is on the move after Dudley Council gave permission for its relocation to a more prominent position.

New curate aims to resurrect long-gone Stourbridge church

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

REVEREND Tom Fish is a man with a mission - charged with trying to bring back a long-gone church to an area of Stourbridge.

Extra free parking spaces to be installed in Stourbridge by next week

Halesowen News:

4:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC chiefs this week confirmed they will be pulling out all the stops to bring extra free on-street parking spaces into being by next week.

The Fizzogs embark on whistle-stop tour

Halesowen News: The Fizzogs

11:06am Monday 18th August 2014

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs are gearing up for a tour of Dudley and Sandwell which will see them recreate the laugh-out-loud routine that made them a worldwide hit.

Maniac Dudley driver sped through M5 roadworks at 100mph

Halesowen News: Carpenter jailed over kicking old pal in the head

11:30am Monday 18th August 2014

A MANIAC Dudley motorist has been banned from the roads after speeding through road works on the M5 at 100mph.

Man injured after Wren's Nest embankment fall

Halesowen News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after he was injured following a 20-foot fall down an embankment at Wren’s Nest Nature Reserve.

Last chance to nominate unsung borough volunteer heroes

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DUDLEY borough is bidding to honour the selfless volunteers who play such an important role in their community.

Lye residents urged to join new tenants association

Halesowen News:

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A NEW tenants and residents association is encouraging Lye locals to get more involved by holding a drop-in event.

Dudley police hunt missing Halesowen woman

Halesowen News:

5:45pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WEST Midlands police have launched an investigation to locate a missing 59-year-old Halesowen woman.

Prizes up for grabs for those who snap what they love about Dudley

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

PEOPLE who take part in a photo competition to show just how much they love Dudley could win some great prizes.

Dudley rockers EofE to support The Vamps on autumn tour

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

BLACK Country rock band, EofE have been announced they will be supporting The Vamps on their upcoming UK tour.

Firefighters battle overnight blaze in Rowley Regis

Halesowen News:

9:46am Sunday 17th August 2014

FIRE crews have been in action overnight at a blaze in a void factory in Rowley Regis.

Pensnett-based business named among most inspirational in UK

Halesowen News: Congratulations: the fun starts now!

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A PENSNETT-based business has been named among the most inspirational companies in Britain.

More junior borough diners set for free meals after school dinner rule changes

Halesowen News: A school dinner selection

5:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS starting the new academic year will be in line for free meals in primary school for the first time.

Dudley foodbank team serve up winning performance to be crowned borough volunteer eggheads

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

STAFF at the Black Country Foodbank have become the borough’s official volunteer eggheads after a quiz-winning performance.

Teen taken to hospital after Brierley Hill crash

Halesowen News:

9:48am Saturday 16th August 2014

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital after a road crash in Brierley Hill during the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

Union J to meet fans at Merry Hill

Halesowen News: Jaymi Hensley (far right) with Union J band members (left to right) JJ Hamblett, Josh Cuthbert and George Shelley

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

POP heartthrobs Union J will be visiting Merry Hill to sign copies of their eagerly awaited new single.

Airport confirms idea to host tourist planes remains on the ground

Halesowen News:

6:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

HALFPENNY Green Airport near Stourbridge has confirmed it has no plans to run passenger transport services from its site, despite recent fears.

Borough residents invited to join bug hunt at Dudley nature reserve

Halesowen News: SAS campaigners invite you to a bug hunt.

5:27pm Friday 15th August 2014

RESIDENTS across the borough can enjoy a bug hunt this weekend as part of a series of August activities organised by Dudley Council.

Law firm invites adventurous Stourbridge residents to join its charity triathlon

Halesowen News:

5:09pm Friday 15th August 2014

TALBOTS Solicitors are trying to tempt intrepid Stourbridge folk to join them in their charity triathlon which takes place next month.

Business as usual for Pensnett chippy that took a battering

Halesowen News:

3:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

A PENSNETT chippy that took a battering when a car smashed through the window is back open for business.




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