• Sandwell's cabinet set to abandon SEND transport model

    SANDWELL Council is set to abandon its own system that awards transport businesses in the borough contracts to take vulnerable children to and from school, despite the system taking over two years to make. At a cabinet meeting held yesterday (January

  • Hayley Green woman's Thai food business is a hit

    A HAYLEY Green woman is running her own Thai food business to offer others a taste of her culture. Wan Edmonds moved to Halesowen after meeting her British husband Graham Edmonds in Thailand. She has created her own Thai Kitchen at her home

  • Halesowen man's £339 court bill for dropping cigarette

    A HALESOWEN man is paying a high price for leaving litter in his wake after dropping a cigarette end. Matthew Mansell, of Beecher Street, was hit with a bill of £339 for dropping a cigarette in Lower Temple Street, Birmingham. The 29-year-old

  • Colley Gate balti given four star hygiene rating

    A CRADLEY balti has been handed a hygiene rating of 4. Vakas Balti on Windmill Hill, was rated 4 by the Food Standards Agency on December 7. A rating of 4 means "hygiene standards are good." The following restaurants, cafes or canteens

  • Albert (Chappie) HANKON

    HANKON Albert (Chappie) Sadly passed away at Compton Hospice on 17th December 2021, aged 78 years. He will be dearly missed by his ever loving wife Mary, his daughter Sally and all his family and friends. Funeral Service to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium

  • Julie Louise Doswell

    DOSWELL Julie Louise "When I first saw you I fell in love and You smiled because you knew" Passed peacefully away on 26th November aged 57 She will be sadly missed by her husband Paul, sons Jonathan and Daniel, daughter Alex, family and friends. Service

  • Iris Mary TAYLOR (nee Brookes)

    TAYLOR Iris Mary (nee Brookes) Passed peacefully away at home on 16th December 2021 aged 85 years after her battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Tony of 65 years, mother to Sheila and Peter, grandmother to Stephen and Jessica and great grandmother to Lucas

  • Janet Lillian BAKER

    BAKER Janet Lillian of Rowley Regis Passed away peacefully on 4th January 2022 at at home aged 92. A devoted wife to Ken, a loving mother to Karen and Chris and a loving grandmother to Michelle and Nicki. Sadly missed by family and friends, she lived

  • Tom (Lewis) Weston

    WESTON Tom (Lewis) Of Halesowen. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 30th December 2021 aged 86 years. Sadly missed by all family, friends and neighbours. All Funeral enquiries to Marcus Adams Funeral Director Halesowen 0121 602 0168


    WILLIAMS Scott In loving memory of Scott Williams five years, January 14th. A dearly loved Son, Dad, Brother and Uncle. A heart of gold stopped beating, a smiling face at rest, god broke our heart to prove to us he only takes the best. Always in our thoughts