Dudley together 2012

GCSE results – advice for all

11:41am Thursday 21st August 2014

Advice is available for all pupils who have picked up their GCSE results this week from Connexions Dudley, which is part of Dudley Council.

‘Freshers’ urged to get meningitis vaccine before heading to university

10:28am Thursday 21st August 2014

Students heading to university in the next few weeks are being urged to get vaccinated against meningococcal C (MenC) infection.

New pothole gear will save a hole heap of money

Halesowen News:

3:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Dudley Council has filled in the blanks and calculated that around £75,000 could be saved each year thanks to new pothole equipment.

Safeguarding young workers

4:54pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Managers at Dudley Council have issued a reminder about rules safeguarding teenage workers during the summer holidays.

Fun and games for under 5s this summer

4:35pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Tots can have a treat this summer with fun and games for under-fives at Crystal Leisure Centre.

Water lot of fun to be had in Halesowen

4:34pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Parents are being reminded that children who enjoy making a splash can seal the deal and make waves at Halesowen Leisure Centre this summer holiday.

Wii’ll have fun in Dudley

4:32pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Spaces remain for children this summer on fun days at Dudley Leisure Centre.

Stuck on healthy living

3:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Workers at a Halesowen adhesive and sealant company, got stuck into a healthy living event, run free of charge by Public Health Dudley

New affordable homes for Sedgley

1:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Dudley Council has secured £245,000 of government money for affordable homes in Sedgley.

Success at Hurst Hill Primary School

4:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The marks are in at a Coseley primary school and the news is good.

Youth volunteering campaign to carry on

3:40pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A campaign to increase the number of volunteering opportunities for young people is to continue for the rest of the year.

Chief executive volunteers at older people’s home

Halesowen News: John Polychronakis serves cake to resident Mary Ferriday

3:40pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

The chief executive of Dudley Council volunteered today (June 18) at a Halesowen extra care housing scheme for older people, as part of Volunteers’ Month.

Pre-loved wedding dress bargain

11:03am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Dudley’s greatest wedding gift to brides is back – following success at a trial run, pre-loved wedding dresses will available to purchase at Priory Hall.

Youth pledge 100

4:56pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A campaign to increase the number of volunteering opportunities for young people has been launched by deputy Dudley mayor, Councillor Margaret Aston.

Feedback on plan for Dudley town centre

Halesowen News: Dudley town centre

2:45pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

More than 90% of online respondents have given their support to the council’s plan for the future of Dudley town centre.

Share your memories of Priory Hall with the world

12:12pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Registrars at Dudley’s stunning Priory Hall are urging people to share their picture perfect memories of stunning Priory Hall on a new photo viewing facility.

Last chance to contribute to Dudley area action plan

5:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Residents have a week left to contribute to the future of Dudley town centre.

Date for your diary - X Factor coming to Dudley

5:45pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Would-be global pop superstars will have a chance to prove their talent when the X Factor auditions come to Dudley next week.

Bogus caller crackdown

5:13pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Would-be bogus callers are being warned off the streets in Brierley Hill in a joint operation between the police and trading standards officers at Dudley Council.

Dudley Council crack down on tenancy cheats

5:12pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Council house tenants who cheat the system could swap their home for prison during a new crackdown.

‘I do’ want to win a wedding at Priory Hall

Halesowen News: Superindendent Registrar Penny Fulford, and volunteer Hannah Detheridge, who is modelling one of the dresses at the Priory Hall open day, urge people to try to win a wedding at Priory Hall

1:17pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A couple looking to say ‘I do’ will be in luck this week when a free wedding will be on offer at Priory Hall’s open day.

Who you gonna call to answer your wedding queries?

4:33pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

The Ghostbusters car and A-Team van are just two of the vehicles that are available for couples looking to get their wedding plans in the right gear at Priory Hall’s wedding open day.

New Bradley Hall

11:42am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Plans to keep a Kingswinford home open for residents will be scrutinised by councillors tomorrow (Tuesday).

Residents encouraged to choose e-billing

11:40am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Dudley borough residents are being reminded they can sign up to a simple way of getting their council tax bills online.

Nominate your favourite taxi firm - extended

4:40pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Thanks to public demand, people in the Dudley borough have two extra weeks to nominate their favourite taxi firm for the local taxi version of the Oscars.

Ultimate body shaper class comes to Halesowen

Halesowen News: Recreation assistant Gemma Staples teaches the new fins and paddles class

12:54pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Halesowen residents looking to sculpt their bodies ready for the summer season are in luck, as an innovative new exercise class that can achieve radical results is coming to town.

Nominate your favourite taxi firm

5:38pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

People in the Dudley borough are being asked to be the driving force in nominating their favourite taxi firm, for the local taxi version of the Oscars.

Lifesaving charity gains civic recognition

5:16pm Thursday 30th January 2014

A charity which saves lives in the Black Country has been commended by the Mayor of Dudley.

JAMming sessions on offer this half-term

5:15pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Youngsters can enjoy a wide range of activities with the Juniors at Museums (JAM) club this February half-term.

BOGOF wedding offer

6:06pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

You buy one, you get one free. That is the latest offer for ceremony bookers from registrars at Dudley’s stunning grade I-listed Priory Hall.

Dignity Action Day in Dudley

5:36pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Events will be taking place across the Dudley borough to mark Dignity Action Day on February 1.

Information is power with Find My Local

5:12pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Residents are being reminded to let their fingers do the walking to find out about council facilities and services in their neighbourhood.

Dudley children get best ever GCSE results

11:21am Thursday 23rd January 2014

More Dudley children achieved five or more GCSEs graded A* - C, including English and Maths, than ever before, according to national performance tables published today (Thursday, February 23).

£110,000 wasted by tenants forgetting appointments

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Bosses at Dudley Council are appealing to council house tenants to hit the nail on the head by remembering their repairs appointments.

Early bird opportunity at the Crystal

5:07pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

Exercise enthusiasts will soon be able to take advantage of increased opening hours at a popular Stourbridge leisure facility.

Community forums from the comfort of your own home

10:31am Thursday 16th January 2014

People will be able to raise issues affecting their areas without having to leave the house with the latest Dudley Council online community forum.

Award for community integration

5:13pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Staff at Dudley Council are celebrating after winning an award for community integration.

Award for call centre

5:12pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Dudley Council’s repairs contact centre has received national recognition as an example of good practice.

Don’t lose your voice on adult social care

5:08pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Dudley Council is reminding local people to help shape the future of adult social care.

Nominate community stalwarts at borough libraries

Halesowen News: Nominate community stalwarts at borough libraries

10:53am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Now here’s a novel idea to celebrate Dudley borough community heroes – ballot boxes have been placed in libraries as part of the Mayor’s Civic Awards.

Did you get a ring for Christmas?

11:15am Tuesday 7th January 2014

Registrars at Dudley’s Priory Hall register office are advising anyone who got engaged over Christmas to beat the rush and book their wedding.

Dudley Council responds to Dudley Toy Appeal

4:45pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Staff at Dudley Council have risen to the challenge of providing presents to under-privileged children, by collecting and donating a record number of gifts for the annual Operation Santa Toy Appeal.

Sniffer dogs find 6,000 packets of cigarettes and tobacco

Halesowen News: Cllr Stuart Turner, sniffer dog Ozzie and Mike Chambers from Trading Standards get ready for the illegal tobacco sniffathon

4:35pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Ozzie, a three-year old sniffer dog used by Dudley Council’s Trading Standards team, has helped to find more than 6,100 illegal cigarettes and more than 2kg of illicit tobacco.

Christmas reminder for bin collections

4:12pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

People are being reminded that there will be changes to waste and recycling collections during the Christmas period.

Wrap up for Christmas with Sycamore friends

4:09pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

Friends of Sycamore Adventure and staff will be on hand to wrap up gifts for shoppers next week.

Business opportunity for wedding suppliers

1:11pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

The last few places are available for wedding suppliers at a hugely popular Black Country wedding venue open day.

The ultimate romantic Christmas present

10:10am Thursday 12th December 2013

It’s not too late to buy your loved one a priceless gift of love for Christmas – a wedding or vows renewal ceremony. This is the message from the registrars at the stunning Priory Hall in Dudley.

Warning over private health screening

1:11pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

A warning has been issued to Dudley borough residents about apparently free healthcare assessments being offered by private companies.

Priory Hall offers January wedding venue

12:32pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

Couples looking for a new year’s deal are in luck, as the stunning Priory Hall, in Dudley, is being offered as a good value wedding and ceremony venue.

Bin collection changes on bulletin

12:16pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Dudley borough residents are being urged to sign up to the council’s e-bulletin to keep up-to-date on their Christmas bin collections.




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