Volunteers strut their stuff for Alzheimer's charity

Halesowen News:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FASHION show and gift fair organised by Kingswinford fundraisers has raised more than £2,750 for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Emergency crews sent to flood hit Worcester Street in Stourbridge

Halesowen News:

5:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

DUDLEY Council says it has despatched emergency crews to Worcester Street in Stourbridge which has been hit by flooding this afternoon (Friday.

Lye grocery store boss hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 over hygiene issues

3:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LYE grocery store boss has been hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 after inspectors discovered a series of hygiene problems.

Volunteers wanted for memories day at Mary Stevens Park

Halesowen News:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MEMORIES day will take place at Mary Stevens Park to give people the chance to reflect on time spent there in years gone by.

Brierley Hill tots help those in need

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill playgroup have helped support people in need as part of their harvest celebrations.

Brierley Hill fundraiser aims to give disabled youngsters a day to remember

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO Dudley men are hosting an evening of entertainment to raise money for local disabled children.

Missing teen found safe and well

Halesowen News:

9:47am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Black Country boy say he has been found safe and well.

Three arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge

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10:06am Friday 24th October 2014

THREE Romanian nationals, living in Lye were arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge this morning (Friday).

Night of choral singing in Stourbridge

Halesowen News:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POPULAR Kidderminster Male Choir will be performing at the next Local & Live concert in Stourbridge this weekend.

Former Stourbridge News journalist publishes ebook on health benefits of writing

Halesowen News: Lyn Alderson

4:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER Stourbridge News journalist has published an ebook inviting people to find out how they can give their health a boost - by putting pen to paper.

Lye shoplifter hit with three month curfew

Halesowen News:

3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LYE man who went shoplifting four times in a matter of days must now obey a three month curfew.

Stourbridge eco group invites people to harvest share and apple juicing day

Halesowen News: A total of 142 varieties were available to view at the apple fair held in Craven Arms.

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRANSITION Stourbridge have teamed up with local quakers to stage a harvest share and apple juicing day at the Friends Meeting House in Scotts Road on November 1.

West Mercia Police launch emergency contact disc

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST Mercia Police has launched a tax disc replacement, which contains vital information to help emergency services attending the scene of an accident.

Dudley gardens to get £1.3m makeover

Halesowen News: Coronation Gardens are in for a £1.3m upgrade 320547L

11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DUDLEY landmark is to get a £1.3m makeover which will include the refurbishment of a famous fountain's waterworks.

Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work

Halesowen News: .

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping unemployed young people across the Black Country get on the career ladder.

Police release suspect image in Netherton robber hunt

Halesowen News:

10:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man who ripped a gold chain from the neck of a shop worker.

Stourbridge people invited to have say on future of Mary Stevens Park

Halesowen News: Mary Stevens Park

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STOURBRIDGE folk are being urged to have their say on the future of Mary Stevens Park by taking part in a survey.

Dudley mum set for Sahara trek

Halesowen News: Leanne Williams getting set for her charity trek

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TIRELESS Dudley cancer champion Leanne Williams embarks on her biggest challenge to date early next month when she attempts a seven-day trek across the Sahara Desert.

Wollaston fly-tipper gets hit with fine

Halesowen News: FRAUD: Gareth Wyn Francis of Glanaman told friends he had cancer and required £28,000 to pay for treatment.

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOLLASTON man has been fined nearly £2,000 for fly-tipping in Kinver.

Cone to host Halloween fun sessions this weekend

Halesowen News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE'LL be witches and wizards roaming around Wordsley this weekend.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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