• New bakery for dogs to open at Merry Hill Shopping Centre

    A NEW bakery for dogs is opening at Merry Hill Shopping Centre next week. Frenchie Frenchie , The Barkery, is opening at the centre on Monday, October 18. This will be the brand’s seventh store in the UK, with ‘barkerys’ also in Nottingham

  • Closure option of Sandwell care home still an option

    A CALL to remove the option of closing a care home was defeated at Sandwell Council, despite a large number of angry residents in attendance who cried out that the decision was ‘rubbish’. At a full council meeting on October 12, councillors debated

  • Cannabis plants seized in Halesowen raid

    POLICE have seized a huge cannabis factory in Halesowen. Thanks to the public intelligence, officers seized and destroyed numerous cannabis plants from a property. Halesowen Police tweeted: “Cannabis grow dismantled, seized & destroyed by Halesowen

  • Bid to convert Halesowen house into home for children in care

    PLANS to convert a Halesowen house into a children's home have been submitted to planners. If the proposal gets the go ahead number 10, Mucklow Hill will be converted into a home for up to four young people who are in the care of local authorities


    GROSVENOR Hazel Passed peacefully away on 1st October 2021 aged 92 years. Now re-united with her beloved husband the late Harry. She will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Friday 22nd October,

  • Colin Michael LANE

    LANE Colin Michael of Halesowen. Passed away peacefully at Hollycroft Nursing Home on 2nd October 2021, aged 84 years. He will be dearly missed by his wife Pauline, daughter Karen, son Stuart and their families. Funeral service to take place at Stourbridge

  • Rita DEAN (Nee Blakeway)

    DEAN (Nee Blakeway) Rita Of Halesowen. Passed peacefully away on Friday 24th September 2021 aged 88 years. The Beloved Wife of the late Norman. Much loved Mom of Alison and Angie and very dear Sister of Dorothy. Dearly loved and sadly missed by all family

  • Tum Middleton

    MIDDLETON Tum Of Lower Gornal passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on 27th September aged 91years. Loving father, grandfather and great grandfather - dearly loved and will be sadly missed. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 20th