Cracking Easter treat for Clent youngsters

Halesowen News: Delivering the eggs l-r Val Morgan, customer services manager and Julie Bate, PR ambassador for the Amblecote store.

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CLENT youngsters received a cracking Easter treat thanks to shoppers in Amblecote and Brierley Hill.

Big Top returns to Hagley next week

Halesowen News: Big Top returns to Hagley next week

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

JOHN Lawson's all-human circus will be appearing at Webbs Garden Centre in West Hagley over the Easter school holidays.

Full throttle family fun at Halfpenny Green Airport

Halesowen News: Josh Richards (10) and Henry Burton (9) with a model Hurricane fighter, John Vaughan, Roy Targonski and Richard Currinn. Buy this photo: 161426L.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on Halfpenny Green Airport for the Wings, Wheels and Rotors event.

TOWIE star meets fans at Merry Hill

Halesowen News: James 'Arg' Argent with his book.

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE only way was Brierley Hill for fans of reality TV star James 'Arg' Argent today (Thursday).

Pub near Kingswinford to re-open after £325,000 makeover

Halesowen News: Pub near Kingswinford to re-open after £325,000 makeover

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

KINGSWINFORD pub The Hinksford Arms is set to reopen on Thursday April 25 following a £325,000 refurbishment.

Bank's community fund launch brings cheer to Stourbridge

Halesowen News: Lloyds Bank staff (left to right) - Brian Cartwright, commercial senior manager; Nicola Hartland, customer service assistant; Beverley Hassan, customer service assistant; and Lawrence Breese, personal banking advisor; with Pedmore Panthers cheerleaders.

4:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEDMORE Panthers paid a visit to Lloyds Bank in Stourbridge this week as a thank you for receiving £3,000 from their Community Fund.

Police launch blitz on shed burglars

Halesowen News: Police interactive crime prevention day Stourbridge: l-r Stewart Garratt from the investigation team and acting Sgt John Price. Buy this photo: 171401M.

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are using the humble lawnmower as their latest weapon for a blitz on the borough's burglars.

Hagley campaigners take petition on new homes bonus to district council

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PETITION on the new homes bonus was presented to members of Bromsgrove District Council at its latest meeting.

Former Stourbridge student prepares for summer expedition to Zambia

3:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FORMER King Edwards College student Anna Floy is preparing for a summer expedition to Zambia after being selected by the Voluntary Services Overseas to take part in their ICS young people's programme.

Netherton neighbour praised for helping nab smash and grab raider

Halesowen News: Smash and grab raider Christopher Burchell

3:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A QUICK-THINKING Netherton neighbour has been praised by cops for helping catch a smash and grab raider red handed.

Stourbridge car dealership invites cyclists to pedal to the metal for chance to take on an Olympic champ

Halesowen News: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of cycle tragedy

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE cyclists can put themselves through their paces and pick up a top prize in the process as part of the Ed Clancy Challenge which is being organised through motor dealership Trust Group UK.

Sparkling new partnership for Midlands Air Ambulance

Halesowen News: L-r: Sarah Low, Laura Dean, Phil Higgs and Julian Spier.

2:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill jeweller has picked Midlands Air Ambulance to be its charity of 2014.

Black Country rockers to tour Poland

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12:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BLACK Country rock band has taken the offer of gigs on foreign soil to boost their track record at home.

Stourbridge explorer scouts ready for the trip of a lifetime

Halesowen News: L-r: Rob Chandler, Ed Cook and Greg McArthur.

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THREE explorer scouts from Stourbridge have been selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Black Country charity calls for Dudley people to offer a helping hand

Halesowen News: Help is at hand

11:52am Thursday 17th April 2014

A BLACK Country charity is calling upon caring Dudley folk to help vulnerable teenagers by offering them a spare room in their home.

Health centre open longer to ease pain on Dudley emergency teams

Halesowen News: Keelinge House where the Holly Hall walk-in medical centre is based

10:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

HEALTH bosses have agreed to extend opening hours at the Walk-In Centre in Holly Hall Clinic to help ease the pressure on Accident and Emergency services in Dudley.

Sport England stumps up £50,000 for Stourbridge skate park plan

Halesowen News: Gavin and Serena Pardoe with Piers Chapman. Buy photo: 161442L

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS to bring a new indoor skate park back to Stourbridge were given a £50,000 boost this week.

Three days of Easter fun in Netherton

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy three days of Easter fun at Dudley Wood Learning Centre.

Hagley police reach deal to use parish council's offices

6:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police have reached a deal to use Hagley Parish Council's offices in Worcester Road as a drop off point - although the arrangement is unlikely to cut much ice with local residents.

Baggies players visit Stourbridge to meet oldest fan

Halesowen News: 106-year-old Jack Jones, centre, meeting West Brom players James Morrison, left, and Liam O'Neil, right. Buy photo: 161437M

6:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WEST Bromwich Albion players James Morrison and Liam O'Neill popped into Stourbridge this week to pay tribute to their oldest fan.

Stourbridge hospice delves into thriving retro market

Halesowen News: L r Simon Henwood - MD of Mary Stevens Trading, Guy Brace - shop manager at Victoria Passage, Stevan Jackson - hospice CEO. Buy photo:161410MH

4:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STOURBRIDE'S Mary Stevens Hospice has expanded its repertoire by delving into the thriving vintage and retro market.

Stourbridge estate agent helps a teenager's dream come true

Halesowen News: Tracy Elbro

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MONTHS of training paid off for a Stourbridge estate agent, who tackled the London Marathon on Sunday for the first and last time..

Youngsters party with Peppa Pig at Merry Hill

Halesowen News: L-r Evie Noon, aged four and Lily Noon, aged six from Stourport.

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHILDREN'S favourite Peppa Pig popped to Merry Hill yesterday (Monday) to host a party for her loyal fans.

New line dance classes to start in Norton

11:36am Wednesday 16th April 2014

RENOWNED line dance instructor Nigel Rider is starting a new beginners and improvers class at St Michaels Church Centre in Maynard Avenue (off the Broadway), Norton, next Wednesday, April 23, at 7.15pm.

Brierley Hill gym launches Easter egg amnesty

Halesowen News: Some of Audrey's hand-decorated eggs

11:24am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUSY Brierley Hill based PureGym is appealing for donations of Easter eggs to deliver to a local charity.

College boss slams Dudley Council planners for "ridiculous" crossing rejection

Halesowen News: Dudley Colege principal Lowell Williams is unhappy with council planners who threw out his crossing plan

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DUDLEY College’s boss has blasted councillors for a “ridiculous” decision he says could put students in danger.

999 crews on scene at Sedgley car smash

Halesowen News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

10:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Sedgely between two cars on Gospel End Road.

Sadness at acclaimed Stourbridge-born singer's death

Halesowen News: Lyndsie in Stourbridge in 1976

10:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE opera buffs have been saddened by the death of internationally acclaimed singer Lyndsie Holland at the age of 79.

Bethel Chapel set to celebrate Good Friday after News appeal sees new organist recruited

10:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WOLLESCOTE based Bethel Chapel will be able to go ahead with their traditional Good Friday service following a successful appeal for an organist through the Stourbridge News.

Stourbridge gig will help provide a new school

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE woman has organised a charity gig to raise funds to educate children in Gambia.

Retirement properties given the go-ahead in Hagley

Halesowen News: An artist's impression of the upcoming development in Hagley.

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HAGLEY residents have expressed their disappointment that plans to build 44 retirement apartments in a prominent part of the village have received the go-ahead.

Work under way at new Sedgley church cafe

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK has begun on a new community cafe at a Sedgley church which will provide services for vulnerable people of all ages.

Clent thespians set to bring High Society to life

Halesowen News: L-r Mary Cave as Dinah Lord, Beth Bridgland as Tracy Lord and Ollie Edwards as CK Dexter Haven. Buy photo: 161416MH

5:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLENT thespians are getting set to bring High Society to life in a village venue this spring.

Flying lifesavers urge Black Country bank holiday fun seekers to stay safe

Halesowen News: Every flight by Midlands Air Ambulance costs £2,500, all paid for by donations from the public and business

5:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACK Country people planning an Easter getaway are being urged to stay safe by air ambulance medics.

Flying lifesavers urge Black Country bank holiday fun seekers to stay safe

Halesowen News: Every flight by Midlands Air Ambulance costs £2,500, all paid for by donations from the public and business

5:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACK Country people planning an Easter getaway are being urged to stay safe by air ambulance medics.

Dudley Tories will survive despite loss of five retiring councillors

5:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DUDLEY Conservatives will survive despite the news that five long-serving top Tories are to step down at the next election, party leader Councillor Patrick Harley has promised.

Woman injured in Stourbridge ring road smash

Halesowen News: Fire crews at the scene. Picture courtesy of @StourbridgeFire

5:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WOMAN suffered serious arm injuries after a her car smashed into a Stourbridge estate agent's office.

Dudley Tories will survive despite loss of five retiring councillors

5:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DUDLEY Conservatives will survive despite the news that five long-serving top Tories are to step down at the next election, party leader Councillor Patrick Harley has promised.

Marathon sisters raise more than £2,000 for charity

Halesowen News: Helen Small and Rebecca Carpenter.

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWO sisters raised more than £2,000 for charities close to their hearts by taking part in the London Marathon.

Graffiti wall unveiled at a Wordsley park

Halesowen News: Members of The Source Youth Centre with cllr Aston.

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GRAFFITI wall featuring an anti-drugs message has been unveiled in a Wordsley park to give youngsters the opportunity to leave their mark legally.

Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

Halesowen News: Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

1:34pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE ring road has been closed to traffic at St Johns Road after a car smashed into an estate agent's office.

Kinver stage stars gear up for Grease

Halesowen News: Lara Mitchell as Sandy and Chris Yates as Danny. Buy photo: 161415MH

1:08pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

KINVER Light Operatic Society stars are gearing up to performGrease at Edgecliff High School next month.

Cheers for magnificent Molly, 12

12:51pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT Molly Martin brought the house down when she took part in the Sport Relief Swimathon at Dudley Leisure Centre.

Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

Halesowen News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SEDGLEY based Beacon Centre has been boosted by the efforts of cyclists Graham Hodson and Mel Perry who have spent the week pedalling their way around all the major football grounds in the North West of England.

Cyclists boost borough centre for the blind

Halesowen News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE borough's Beacon Centre for the Blind has been boosted by the efforts of cyclists Graham Hodson and Mel Perry who have spent the week pedalling their way around all the major football grounds in the North West of England.

Black Country explorer scouts set for a trip of a lifetime

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FOUR lucky explorer scouts from Dudley borough can look forward to the trip of a lifetime after being selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Hospital order for Stourbridge man who carried out Jobcentre sex attack

11:13am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE man who carried out a sex attack on a frightened young woman at the town's Jobcentre has been made the subject of a hospital order.

Football icon Sir Trevor Brooking to open new Kewford Eagles base in Wall Heath

Halesowen News: Project leader Colin Worthington and spokesman Lynn Boleyn at the new Kewford Eagles site.

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWELVE years of toil, sweat and tears will come to a happy conclusion on Saturday April 26 when football icon Sir Trevor Brooking officially opens Kewford Eagles fabulous new facilities in Wall Heath.

Surprise donation pays for Dudley Museum restoration of landscape master's works

Halesowen News: Sir Alfred East's painting A Native Scene

10:22am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOROUGH art experts are celebrating a surprise donation for a trio of paintings by a leading British landscape artist.

Surprise donation pays for Dudley Museum restoration of landscape master's works

Halesowen News: Sir Alfred East's painting A Native Scene

10:22am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOROUGH art experts are celebrating a surprise donation for a trio of paintings by a leading British landscape artist.




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