Brothers gear up for daunting 'Everesting' cycle challenge

Halesowen News:

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

BROTHERS Adam and Jonathan Kitto are threatening to cycle a groove into the road next month when they attempt a daunting challenge known as 'Everesting'.

Dudley bouncer cleared after unlawful head-lock claim

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

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A DUDLEY pub bouncer who ejected a teenager unconscious onto a street has been cleared of causing grievous bodily harm.

Top of the class business students win praise at Halesowen College

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

TOP class work by business students at Halesowen College has been recognised a a special ceremony.

Autumn fair in Sedgley will help needy children

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE Children’s Society is hosting an autumn fair at All Saints Parish Hall in Vicar Street, Sedgley, on Saturday October 4.

Enjoy a free gym taster session on National Fitness Day

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8:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

A REDDITCH gym will be supporting National Fitness Day by giving non-members the chance to use the facilities on Friday, September 26.

Rare bird spotted at Upton Warren

Halesowen News: Temminck’s stint. Image courtesy of Vern Wright. SP

8:09am Monday 22nd September 2014

THERE have been sightings of a rare migrant bird at the Upton Warren Nature Reserve.

Social evening raises hundreds for Bromsgrove-based national charity

Halesowen News:

7:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

A SOCIAL evening held at Ombersley club has raised hundreds for a Bromsgrove-based national charity.

Leadership Trust sells Penyard House

Halesowen News: Penyard House has been sold.

6:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

A HEREFORDSHIRE-based business consultancy has agreed the sale of its landmark venue.

Church to host charity coffee mornings


6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

RESIDENTS of Kidderminster have been invited to a charity coffee morning at Foley Park Methodist Church.

Borough stores sign up to help customers shop healthy

Halesowen News:

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

STORES across Dudley borough are signing up for a new scheme to help shoppers make healthy food choices.

Age UK art exhibitions runs until the end of September

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

ARTISTIC people from the borough have been showcasing their hidden talents at an art and photography exhibition currently taking place at Halesowen Library.

Brierley Hill man jailed for "terrorising" ex-partner

Halesowen News: Some 406,000 out-of-court disposals were handed out in 2011, a third of all offences brought to justice

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man who "terrorised" his former partner in breach of a non-molestation order before completely trashing her home has been jailed for 30 weeks.

Halesowen College student counts on top prize

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A 20-year-old accountancy student at Halesowen College has been awarded a top prize recognizing her hard work.

Woman seriously hurt in Oldbury smash

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8:43am Sunday 21st September 2014

A WOMAN suffered serious injuries in a car smash in Oldbury which left her trapped for more than an hour.

Herefordshire Running Festival 2014.

Halesowen News:

7:17pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Hundreds of runners took to the streets today for the Herefordshire Running Festival 2014.

Some Phones 4u stores and staff to be saved in transfer to Dixons Carphone

2:54pm Sunday 21st September 2014

MORE than 800 staff and 140 Phones 4u stores are to be saved after the firm plunged into administration.

Primrose Choir holding proms concert

Halesowen News:

2:40pm Sunday 21st September 2014

WITH the proms season now closed the Primrose Choir is holding its own proms concert in Bromsgrove this October.

Yarpole homes plan approved by planning committee

2:17pm Sunday 21st September 2014

PLANS for five new homes in Yarpole were approved by council planners last week.

Former soldier spared jail after pleading guilty to causing grievous bodily harm

Halesowen News:

1:10pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A FORMER soldier who punched his step-father in the face has been spared jail after pleading guilty at Worcester Crown Court to causing grievous bodily harm.

Stoke Prior football club receives life-saving equipment

Halesowen News:

11:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

LIFE-SAVING equipment has been fitted at a Stoke Prior football club and is being made available to the wider community.

In pictures: Thousands take part in Worcester 10k

Halesowen News: worcester 10km photos

11:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

Worcester 10km taken at Mill street Based on information supplied by Andy MIller.

Inquest opens into death of man found hanging

Halesowen News:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

AN inquest has been opened into the death of man who was found hanging from a tree at Arrow Valley Park.

Man who threatened to jump from Redditch bridge gets suspended sentence

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8:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

A MAN caused a 10-hour stoppage on roads leading to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch by climbing a 30ft high footbridge and threatening to jump.

Rare bird spotted at Upton Warren

Halesowen News: Temminck’s stint. Image courtesy of Vern Wright. SP

8:10am Sunday 21st September 2014

THERE have been sightings of a rare migrant bird at the Upton Warren Nature Reserve.

German guests from twin town to visit Kidderminster

Halesowen News: St Mary's Church in Kidderminster this week. Photo: GAIL BRAZNELL

6:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

A CIVIC delegation from Husum will be in Kidderminster for the First World War commemoration service in St Mary's Church on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm.

Regional award for Kidderminster apprentice

Halesowen News:

6:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER woman has scooped a regional accolade at the West Midlands round of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

Go-ahead given to Cradley homes plan but committee will hear detailed matters before building can start

Halesowen News: 1401_6003 Housing being built in the countryside on the outskirts of the village of Wellington. (3187011)

6:18am Sunday 21st September 2014

THE full force of Herefordshire’s shortage of five year housing land supply was felt last week when county planners gave the go-ahead to a new scheme in Cradley.

Historic hall to receive next phase of facelift

Halesowen News:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

THE second phase of restoration work has just started on one of Wyre Forest’s oldest buildings.

Sandwell Council to make imporovement pledges

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SANDWELL Council is urging people to have their say on what issues matter to them in their area and how they can be improved.

Kingswinford supermarket to offer flu jabs

Halesowen News: The flu jab is available on the NHS

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD supermarket will be offering NHS flu jabs from mid September so customers can combine their weekly shop with a chance to stave off the virus this winter.

Bingo carrot to boost Sandwell food waste recycling

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A BINGO challenge is being offered to Sandwell householders in a bid to boost the amount of food recycling.

Wetherspoon pubs to drop prices on Wednesday to highlight tax wrangle

12:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

FOUR Wetherspoon pubs across Halesowen and Sandwell are dropping their prices by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday as part of the company's ongoing tax battle with the Government.

Funding available for community groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood are encouraged to apply for a share of more than £10,500 to help support their activities.

Dudley Deaf Children's Society shortlisted for £3,000 award

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

DUDLEY Deaf Children's Society is waiting to hear whether it will win a grant worth up to £3,000.

Two vehicles involved in crash on Newtown Road, Worcester

Halesowen News: Ambulances are having to queue outside at busy times

7:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a two-vehicle crash on Newtown Road, Worcester this evening (Saturday, September 20).

Droitwich firefighters called to incident at Rowan Court

Halesowen News:

5:48pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DROITWICH firefighters attended an incident at Rowan Court this morning, (September 20).

Firefighters called to incidents

Halesowen News:

5:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called out to incidents today, (September 20).

Petition against transforming Hereford pub into flats submitted to council

Halesowen News: Petition handed over against the proposal to turn the Nell Gwynne pub into flats.
from left, Nell Gwynne customer & CAMRA member Michael Hughes hands the petition to Councillor Mark Hubbard. 1437_10001 (10256209)

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE fight to save a Hereford pub from being turned into flats has gathered momentum after a petition bearing more than 200 signatures was handed to Herefordshire Council.

Petrol station at Tesco, St Peter's open for business

Halesowen News:

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

MOTORISTS hoping to use the petrol station at the Tesco store in St Peter's today (Saturday, September 20) are able to do so, however some pumps are running low on fuel.

Coffee lovers invited to fundraising event in Bromsgrove

Halesowen News:

4:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COFFEE lovers can take part in a fundraising event this Friday, September 26.

Motorbikes stolen from secure garage in South Littleton

Halesowen News: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

3:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TWO motorbikes were stolen from a garage in Shine Hill Lane in South Littleton.

Supporters of Worcester care home taking part in sponsored walk

3:10pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUPPORTERS of a care home in Worcester are taking part in a sponsored walk this afternoon (Saturday, September 20).

Diesel stolen from combine harvester in Bretforton

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2:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DIESEL has been siphoned from a combine harvester in Bretforton.

Kidderminster firefighters called to Stourport fire

Halesowen News:

11:18am Saturday 20th September 2014

KIDDERMINSTER firefighters were called to a Stourport fire last night, (September 19).

Town firefighters called to flooded property

Halesowen News:

11:12am Saturday 20th September 2014

BROMSGROVE firefighters were called to a flooded property last night, (September 19).

Event raises £2,000 for school

Halesowen News: Lucky winner Ruby Sheldon from Woodfield Academy with Rachel Badlan. Buy this photograph RCR381401_02 at or call 01384 358000

10:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BALLOON race, as well as other fundraising activities, has helped Woodfield Academy raise almost £2,000.

Talented Bromsgrove pianist receives merit for exam and university place

Halesowen News:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A TALENTED Bromsgrove pianist who received a merit in a recent exam is preparing to study music at university.

Bromsgrove Street Pastors celebrate their 2nd birthday

9:41am Saturday 20th September 2014

BROMSGROVE Street Pastors celebrated their second birthday by holding a service at the Ye Olde Black Cross.

Bowling club rounds off its centenary year in style

Halesowen News: Hewell captain Jeff Williams, Bob Welborn from the Imps, and John Tolley, the president of Hewell. SP

8:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

HEWELL Bowling Club rounded off their very successful centenary year with a visit from the Imps, a team of established bowlers who tour the country to play in friendly matches.

Questions raised over Stourport car park safety

Halesowen News:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FUEL and oil tanks underneath a new Stourport car park could cause explosions or fires, according to a mechanic whose garage used to be based on the site.


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