• Himley Hall to host popular under 5s day this Friday

    YOUNG children and their families are invited to enjoy the Under 5s Day at Himley Hall and Park taking place this Friday (June 24). Dudley Council has installed the popular Himley Beach, with more than 80 tonnes of sand and hundreds of vibrantly

  • Blackheath pub in bid to extend

    A BLACKHEATH pub wants to extend to create a larger premises. The Beech Tree pub on Halesowen Street has applied to Sandwell Council for permission to build an extension to create a larger lounge and new toilets. The pub is opposite Blackheath

  • Halesowen College launches skills shop in Cornbow Centre

    HALESOWEN College has launched its brand-new Skills Shop in the Cornbow Centre. The new Halesowen College Skills Shop was officially opened by James Morris MP, the MP for Halesowen and Rowley Regis. The Skills Shop, opposite Scrivens in the

  • Aldi and Lidl: What's in the middle aisles from Thursday June 23

    The middle aisle of both Aldi and Lidl are popular with shoppers keen to find a bargain on anything from gardening tools to clothing. Whether it’s Aldi’s Specialbuys or Lidl’s Middle of Lidl, the latest offers are always worth checking out and

  • Halesowen cafe celebrates top hygiene rating

    A HALESOWEN cafe is celebrating after receiving a five star hygiene rating. Fenn's Cafe, on Vicarage Road, was given the top score after an assessment on May 18. It had been given a one star rating on March 15, but owner Lorraine Fenn requested

  • Tom Vaughan

    VAUGHAN Tom Passed peacefully away at Sandwell Hospital, on Saturday 4th June 2022, aged 81 years. He will be sadly missed by Val, Tracey, Scott, Erin and family and friends. Service to be held at Rowley Regis Crematorium on Monday 27th June 2022 at 11.30am

  • Bernard Edward Kenneth Hackett

    HACKETT Bernard Edward Kenneth Passed away 21st May 2022, aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Val for 62 years, dad to Ian and Neil, Grandad to Emily, Amy, Audrey and Gregory. Bernard was a professional footballer, builder and Black Country poet who will