Dudley people invited to turn out the lights to remember WWI servicemen and women

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Halesowen News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Tributes pour in for Tommy Mundon - the king of Black Country comedy

Halesowen News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTERTAINERS from across the Black Country have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of comedian Tommy Mundon.

Halesowen kids to get their skates on

2:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Halesowen are invited to get their skates on for a roller disco at Huntingtree Park.

Duo to strike a chord in Rowley Regis

2:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

UKRAINE accordionists are returning to Rowley Regis for their third annual concert to raise money for the child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who are still being born with serious health problems 28 years later.

Yobs wreck Stourbridge in Bloom planters hours after judging day

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2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOBS have wrecked flowers planted as part of this year’s Stourbridge in Bloom campaign just hours after judging took place.

Before the courts

Halesowen News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:

Hagley Parish Council steps in to save library

Halesowen News: Hagley Library. Buy photo: 031430L

1:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAGLEY Parish Council has stepped in to safeguard the future of the village library which was under threat of closure by Worcestershire County Council which is looking to cut costs.

Cradley cider festival success

1:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN inaugural cider festival in Cradley proved a crowd puller on Sunday, with entertainment by the Steve King Big Jazz Band.

Emergency medics warn young people will die if warnings are ignored

Halesowen News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:42pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Emergency medics warn young people will if warnings are ignored

Halesowen News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Bells ring out for Britain in Bloom judge visit to Halesowen

Halesowen News: Blooming lovely: John Young, James Morris MP, Heart of England in Bloom judge Graham Redfern, Tony Billingham and Eve O'Connor in Somers Square.

12:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE bells were ringing and the sun was shining for the visit of a Britain in Bloom judge to Halesowen.

Council leader agrees to receive training after failing to declare interest

Halesowen News: Margaret Sherrey

12:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council has agreed to carry out training after failing to declare an interest at a parish council meeting.

Stourbridge MP welcomes law change on inhalers in schools

Halesowen News: Margot James MP

11:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SCHOOLS across the borough will soon be permitted to keep a spare asthma inhaler for use in emergencies following a year-long campaign for a law change by Stourbridge's MP.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Halesowen News:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Black Country museum gives visitors a taste of wartime life

Halesowen News: Characters doing a demonstration in the street to the public at the 1940`s weekend at The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley. 301418AM

10:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

VISITORS to the Black Country Living Museum got a taste of life on the home front during a massive 1940s event.

Borough's healthy hubs saved from council cuts

Halesowen News:

10:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEALTHY hubs across the borough have been saved from council cuts after the cash was found to keep the facilities running as normal.

Derelict Cradley shops "high on agenda"

Halesowen News: Cllr Pete Lowe aims to stamp out blacklisting in Dudley

1:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COUNCIL chief has called a meeting tomorrow (Friday) to look at solutions to the dereliction of a parade of shops in Cradley.

New brew is tribute to Black Country faggot king

Halesowen News: L-r Chris Sadler, managing director at Sadlers, with Richard James - aka Faggot King Grorty Dick. Buy photo: 301422M

9:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LYE based brewery Sadler's Ales have got into the spirit of the Black Country Festival by celebrating one of the area's most acclaimed characters.

Laurel and Hardy fans invited to attend Stourbridge screenings

Halesowen News: LAUREL AND HARDY: Classic Christmas comedy for all

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Stourbridge branch of the Laurel and Hardy Appreciation Society is inviting fans of the comedy duo to attend its monthly meetings.

Stourbridge retirement complex to host summer garden party

Halesowen News: Pimms No 1 Jelly with Garden Spearmint Water Ice

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DEVELOPERS Churchill Retirement Living are opening their doors to people in Stourbridge next Thursday (July 31) with a summer garden party at their Spicer Lodge premises in Enville Street.

Summer fair a great success in Matchborough

Halesowen News: Rose Yarnall,  Isobel Payne, and Leah Payne enjoy a teacup ride at the summer fair. Buy this photo RCR301401_01

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Matchborough School and their family and friends had a fantastic time during the summer fete.

Hands on project helps year six pupils prepare for high school

Halesowen News: Leavers: The year six class from Welland Primary School (s)

4:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS preparing to make the transition from primary to secondary school have been involved in exciting project to prepare them for the change.

Hands on project helps year six pupils prepare for high school

Halesowen News: Leavers: The year six class from Welland Primary School (s)

4:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS preparing to make the transition from primary to secondary school have been involved in exciting project to prepare them for the change.

Trimpley Heavy Horse Festival back for 11th year

Halesowen News: Horsing about: Lining up the 10th Trimpley Heavy Horse Show.

4:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRIMPLEY Heavy Horse Festival will return to the village for its 11th year.

Hay-on-Wye under attack

Halesowen News: The Market Place in Hay-On-Wye.

4:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAY-ON-WYE is facing a “subtle, creeping attack” by budget cutters at the local authority, insists a spokesman for Hay Town Council.

Hay-on-Wye police station to move

Halesowen News: Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon  has said his priorities include preventing crime, keeping vulnerable people safe and spending public money wisely.

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAY-ON-WYE’S police force could soon be operating out of library, after the announcement from Dyfed Powys Police that it is looking to relocate the station.

Feel inspired by nature for textiles workshop

Halesowen News: Textile designer Sophie Case who is running the workshop. SP

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NATURE will hopefully be providing some inspiration for a textile art workshop being held at Lower Smite Farm next weekend.

Pam's tribute concert "fantastic"

Halesowen News:

3:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MEMORIAL concert was held to celebrate the life of Pam Cunningham, the founder of the Kidderminster Valentines Choir.

Open season for developers in Ledbury?

3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEDBURY is firmly in the sights of opportunistic property developers, because of planning loopholes and the lack of designated land for new developments.

Nursery closes its doors after 19 years

Halesowen News: Jemma Knight and Jenny Barnsley with children, Connie Proctor and Finley Thorn.

3:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VALE nursery has closed its doors after 19 happy years.

How well do you know your town? Try this fun quiz and find out

Halesowen News:

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOW many people in your area have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your part of the world.

Civic head welcomes French visitors to Council House

Halesowen News:

3:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE civic head of Bromsgrove council welcomed French visitors to the authority's home on Friday, July 18.

A chance to celebrate the life of Richard

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3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FUNDRAISING night is to be held in Redditch celebrate the life of a popular town teenager who died earlier this year.

Town Crier's Birthday Surprise

Halesowen News: TRUE BLUE: The town crier in his "Prince George Regalia".

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IF PRINCE George's ears were ringing this week, that is because people were talking about him, at least in Ledbury.

"Restore Faith in Local Politics" - Ledbury's new county councillor.

2:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEDBURY'S newest county councillor has indicated support for the High School's position of leaving the school where it is, and not giving the site over to housing.

No mock-up lift for Market House this year.

2:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUBLIC consultation as to whether a lift should be installed in the Market House will not take place until next year.

Ludlow school student holds event for alopecia charity

Halesowen News: Libby Bytheway has raised money for Alopecia UK.

1:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LIBBY Bytheway, a fifteen-year-old student from Ludlow School, organised a fun day in the last week of term to raise money and awareness for the charity Alopecia UK.

Catshill animal centre receives permission for major refurbishment

Halesowen News:

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STAFF at a Catshill animal centre have been celebrating after it received planning permission for a major refurbishment.

Have you seen this women?

Halesowen News:

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE are re-issuing an appeal to the public for their help in locating a missing woman from Hollywood, near Redditch.

Chance to meet your councillor in Lovett and North Claines this Saturday

1:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THIS Saturday Wychavon district councillor Tony Miller will be continuing with the council’s ‘meet your council’ visits in Lovett and North Claines, as he heads out to the Fernhill Heath ‘Fun on the Brum’ event.

Jumping for joy after Race for Life

Halesowen News: Think pink: WODYS jump for joy after supporting Race for Life. Picture by Marc Paterson (s)

12:54pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THERE was something to sing and dance about for members of WODYs after a fantastic fundraising effort.

New charity launched for domestic violence victims in Worcestershire

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12:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW charity that helps women and children rebuild their lives after suffering or being exposed to domestic abuse has been launched in Worcestershire.

New charity launched for domestic violence victims in Worcestershire

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12:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW charity that helps women and children rebuild their lives after suffering or being exposed to domestic abuse has been launched in Worcestershire.

Plans to save library approved

12:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GROUP of residents working to raise enough money to keep Broadway Library open are forging ahead with their plans after they were given the thumbs up by Worcestershire County Council.

Last chance to enter your flag design in Touch the Tour Competition

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12:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THERE is still time to submit your entry for the Touch the Tour Competition.

In search of the perfect hug

Halesowen News: Hugless Douglas coming to Bromsgrove's Artrix next month.

12:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LOVEABLE brown bear in need of a hug is keen to meet local youngsters on Friday, August 8.

Man assaulted in Redditch

Halesowen News:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Redditch on Saturday 19 July at around 12.05am.

Youngsters raise cash for Lido Park playground with a cake sale

Halesowen News: Megan Law and Grace Rogers held a cake sale at Westacre Middle School. SP

11:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO pupils at Westacre Middle School in Droitwich have been pitching in to help raise money for the damaged playground equipment in Lido Park.

New service helps hospital nurses

Halesowen News: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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11:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW urgent care facility for the “walking wounded” is taking the load off Hereford County Hospital’s overstretched A&E nurses and at-capacity wards.




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