Loved ones remembered at Halesowen church

Halesowen News:

12:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PEOPLE who have lost loved ones are being invited to a special service of remembrance at a Halesowen church.

Halesowen and Sandwell prepare to remember war dead

Halesowen News:

11:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN appeal is being made for volunteers to help marshal this year’s Poppy Day parade from Old Hill to the Rowley Regis war memorial.

Cradley Heath bus plan upsets pensioners

Halesowen News:

11:53am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PLAN to divert a bus route to include a Cradley Heath estate but miss out an area with a high elderly population has been condemned.

Top golfing qualification for Rowley pro

Halesowen News:

11:48am Thursday 30th October 2014

GOLF professional Jamie Cundy has success down to a tee after passing one of the sport's toughest qualifications.

Hunnington enforcement action "not enough" say villagers

Halesowen News:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

ENFORCEMENT action is being taken to order a Hunnington landowner to refill a large hole which he dug to infill with commercial waste.

Halesowen road run teams up with festival

Halesowen News:

11:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW date has been chosen for Halesowen’s Black Country Road Run – cementing its place as the region’s premier fundraising occasion.

Fallen rememembered in Oldbury stage play

Halesowen News:

11:41am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE curtain is set to rise on a timely tribute to the fallen of the First World War at Oldbury’s Barlow Theatre.

200 cannabis plants found in Halesowen house

Halesowen News: Some of the cannabis plants found at the Shrivenham Road house

6:18pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE found a cannabis factory in a Halesowen house - leading to the seizure of 200 plants.

Government under fire ahead of firefighters strike

Halesowen News:

6:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WEST Midlands rescue service leader has accused the Government of playing "Russian roulette" with public safety as firefighters prepare for a four-day strike from Friday night.

Thumbs down on Birchley Island motorists' views

Halesowen News:

6:08pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to reject motorists’ choice for action to cut jams at an Oldbury blackspot – despite spending cash asking for their views.

Sandwell Council workers celebrate wages victory

Halesowen News:

6:01pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ADMIN workers at Sandwell Council are celebrating an 11th-hour victory that has saved around 30 of them from losing up to £4,000 a year in wages.

Blackheath charity shop in bag challenge

Halesowen News:

12:53pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SHOPPERS are being urged to help a Blackheath charity shop by filling 2,000 bags with donations of clothes to boost its stock.

Arson attack on Rowley Regis derelict factory

Halesowen News:

12:25pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DERELICT Rowley Regis factory was partly destroyed in an arson attack on Tuesday night.

Free digital autopsies offered in Sandwell

Halesowen News:

9:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CASH-strapped Sandwell Council will be the first local authority in the country to offer digital autopsies at no extra cost to bereaved families.

Halesowen officer in operation to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone

Halesowen News:

6:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A ROYAL Fleet Auxiliary officer, from Halesowen, has been sent to Sierra Leone as part of the UK military operation to help combat the spread of Ebola.

Halesowen church pays homage to the departed

Halesowen News:

4:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PEOPLE who have lost loved ones are being invited to a special service of remembrance at a Halesowen church.

Double piano treat at Halesowen church

Halesowen News:

3:33pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MUSICAL first will hit a high note at Halesowen’s parish church with both pianos being played at the same time in a concert.

Death of long serving Cradley midwife and campaigner.

Halesowen News:

2:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

MUCH-loved Cradley midwife and campaigner Betty Holden has died at the age of 78.

Aduslt social care contact centre meeting in Cradley Heath

Halesowen News:

3:18pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN open meeting is being held in Cradley Heath to inform Sandwell residents about the council’s adult social care contact centre, Sandwell ASSIST, on Friday November 14 at the Salvation Army, Meredith Street. To find out more, or to book, call 0121 569 7210.

Missing Sandwell teenagers found safe and well

Halesowen News:

1:37pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO missing teenagers who disappeared from their homes in Cradley Heath and Rowley Regis have been found safe and well.

Cuts threaten youth services across Dudley borough

Halesowen News:

12:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PROTESTERS fear proposed cuts will destroy Dudley's youth services, wielding a "shattering blow to young people".

Volunteer custody visitors sought to visit cells across the West Midlands

Halesowen News: Press conference with detective chief superintendent Steve Jupp from West Midlands police on murders of Avatar and Carole Kolar.

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WEST Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson is looking for people keen to spend time behind bars.

Up, up and away with dreams for Halesowen

Halesowen News:

1:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE heavens above Halesowen were filled with love for the town - as hundreds of people rallied against a claim that it is “where dreams go to die”.

Before the courts

Halesowen News: Court Report - January 16, 2014

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 20 and 24:

Halesowen church call for heroes' relatives to attend

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A HALESOWEN church is hoping relatives of six men who fell during the First World War will attend their Remembrance Sunday service on November 9.

Sandwell mayor scoops £35k for charity

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

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

FORMER Sandwell Mayor Linda Horton has helped raise over £35,000 for local charity.

Halesowen church book sale

Halesowen News:

2:08pm Monday 27th October 2014

CARTERS Lane Baptist Church in Halesowen will be holding a book sale next Saturday, November 8 from 10am until noon.

Dudley Council shortlisted for national award

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

DUDLEY Council has been shortlisted for a national planning award for cracking down on rogue landlords.

Halesowen's young jobless get helping hand from children's charity

Halesowen News: .

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping Halesowen’s unemployed young people to get on the career ladder.

Ex News journalist publishes her first ebook

Halesowen News:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

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

Black Country chamber launches website

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

THE Black Country Chamber of Commerce has launched a new website as part of its drive to help double the size of the Black Country economy over the next decade.

Man taken to hospital after Gornal crash

Halesowen News:

12:46pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a crash in Gornal this morning (Sunday).

Dudley Building Society launches new member forum

Halesowen News: Dudley Building Society chief executive Jeremy Wood

12:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

MEMBERS of Dudley Building Society got chance to meet and share their views with the society’s chief executive at a new member forum.

Spooky half term fun at Haden Hill House

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

STAFFf at Cradley Heath's Haden Hill House are turning the Victorian gentleman's residence into a spooky haunted house ready for Halloween activities during the half term break.

Black Country Chamber unveils new website

Halesowen News:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

THE Black Country Chamber of Commerce has launched a new website as part of its drive to help double the size of the Black Country economy over the next decade.

Sandwell libraries mark WWI commemorations

Halesowen News: SAC Steve Pealing fom the Logistics Squadron sounds the Last Post in front of a giant poppy made from parachute silk during the Armistice Day Service in the parachute training hangar at RAF Brize Norton

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A HOST of displays, events and activities are being held in Sandwell libraries during November to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Business programme to boost IT working practices

Halesowen News:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BUSINESSES in Halesowen and Sandwell are being urged to tap into a £500,000 programme to maximise their use of IT and superfast broadband.

Harvest festival supports elderly in Stourbridge and Halesowen

Halesowen News:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

KIND-hearted Kidderminster students donated a selection of harvest gifts to the Stourbridge and Halesowen branch of Age Concern.

Men wanted after £16 million drugs haul in Oldbury

Halesowen News:

3:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are looking for three men after 165 kilos of heroin was seized from an industrial unit in Oldbury.

Missing Rowley Regis teen found safe and well

Halesowen News:

9:43am Friday 24th October 2014

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

Cannabis factory discovered on Halesowen estate

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

3:53pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE raided a Halesowen industrial unit and discovered cannabis plants with a potential value of £300,000, a court heard.

Spruce up for Cradley Heath coppice

Halesowen News:

3:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NATURE reserve was given a timely spruce-up as part of Sandwell Council’s Safer 6 campaign in Cradley Heath.

Oldbury pub brawl left peacemaker injured

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

2:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ugly brawl in an Oldbury pub landed a man who helped keep young offenders out of further trouble in the dock.

Halesowen solicitors in charity bake-off

Halesowen News:

2:05pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SOLICITORS from Halesowen will be swapping their legal briefs for baking tins and creating Halloween-themed cakes which will be sold in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s tomorrow (Friday).

Car thief raids Rowley Regis shop

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

11:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEENAGE car thief used a stolen vehicle for a gang raid on a Rowley Regis shop, a court heard.

Rowley Regis druggie tried to strangle his mum

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

10:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DRUG addict has been jailed for 10 months after a court heard he tried to strangle his mother at her Rowley Regis home.

Halesowen drinkers left in the dark

Halesowen News:

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DRINKERS will be left in the dark after councillors refused permission for a Halesowen pub to light up an outdoor bar and seating area.

Wind turbine blade smashes into Rowley Regis garden

Halesowen News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FAMILY were left traumatised after a 4ft blade broke from a wind turbine in the grounds of a Rowley Regis school and spun out of control narrowly missing their house.

Cradley councillor boosts YMCA campaign

Halesowen News:

5:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BIG-HEARTED Cradley councillor, who fosters children, organised a mayoral reception in Dudley for the YMCA to highlight the organisation's work with children in need of a home.

Angry Hunnington villagers pack meeting over enforcement action

Halesowen News:

5:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ABOUT 50 angry villagers demanded enforcement action against a Hunnington landowner accused of “rural vandalism” at a special meeting of the parish council.


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