• New faces added to Dudley Council's decision-making team

    DUDLEY Council's leader has unveiled his new look cabinet team - hailing it key to building on the borough’s successes. New faces have been added to the decision-making team. There are also changes to portfolios and new titles announced including

  • B&Q in Halesowen evacuated due to false alarm

    B&Q in Halesowen was evacuated and firefighters were called to the store.  Firefighters from Haden Cross station in Cradley Heath were called to the DIY superstore on Mucklow Hill at 6.45pm yesterday (Monday May 23). Customers were evacuated

  • Appeal to trace man wanted in connection to rape

    A MAN is wanted by police investigating a rape. Ryan Ederle is wanted in relation to the non-recent rape which happened in North Wales. Detectives suspect Ederle may be living in the West Midlands or West Mercia areas. North Wales Police

  • Mum and partner jailed for death of 3-year-old boy

    A MUM and her partner have been jailed for the death of three-year-old Kemarni Watson Darby, who was murdered at a flat in West Bromwich. Nathaniel Pope, 32, was found guilty of Kemarni’s murder and has today (Tuesday May 24) been sentenced to

  • Road in Oldbury closed due to emergency gas works

    MOTORISTS are being advised to find alternative routes as an Oldbury road has been closed. Brades Road is closed between Dingle Street and St James Road today (Tuesday May 24) due to emergency gas works by Cadent Gas Ltd. Work is expected to

  • Bid for new Halesowen home thrown out

    A BID to knock down a garage to build a new home in Halesowen has been thrown out by planners. Highways officers at Dudley Council recommended the bid to develop 71, Alexandra Road, into two semi-detached homes, be turned down. They said the

  • Enjoy a guided walk around Saltwells National Nature Reserve

    PEOPLE can enjoy a wander around Saltwells National Nature Reserve in a guided walk later this month. The walk, on Saturday May 28, will be the first event in the ‘come and explore’ series being launched and organised by the Friends of Saltwells