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  • Cops believe missing teen may be in Dudley

    POLICE hunting a missing 13-year-old boy say he may be staying in the Dudley area. read more

  • Rare surgery complication led to a Stourbridge woman's death

    A STOURBRIDGE woman died due to a rare complication during surgery, an inquest heard. read more

  • Hughes has mixed start to British Supersport Championship

    HALESOWEN'S Bradley Hughes had a mixed bag of results as he made his debut in the 2014 British Supersport Championship Evo class. read more

  • Oldswinford CC and Stour Social CC merge

    OLDSWINFORD CC and Stourbridge Social CC have merged to become one club. read more

  • Whiley ranked number five in the world

    JORDANNE Whiley is preparing for her next international wheelchair tennis tournament in the USA in May buoyed by a career best women’s singles world ranking. read more

  • Rutter pleased with start to British Superbike season

    KINGSWINFORD'S Michel Rutter was happy with his start to the season after the opening round of the 2014 British Superbike Championships. read more

  • Kinver lift Stourbridge and District Snooker League's Team Knock-out Cup

    KINVER Constitutional B lifted the Stourbridge and District Snooker League's Team Knock-out Cup by beating Amblecote Institute B. read more

  • Lye back on top

    LYE Town are now back in the driving seat as they look to be crowned West Midlands Premier champions. read more

  • Hales swimmers enjoy successful championships

    HALESOWEN swimmers made the long trip to Glasgow and enjoyed a successful British Gas Championships from April 10 -15. read more

  • Himley aiming for 2014 cup silverware

    HIMLEY Cricket Club will be aiming to win some silverware during the 2014 campaign, says captain Greg Wright. read more

  • Cradley Town end losing streak

    CRADLEY Town ended their losing streak by recording back-to-back bank holiday draws. read more

  • Stourbridge CC welcome new additions ahead of 2014 season

    STOURBRIDGE Cricket Club has welcomed some new additions ahead of the forthcoming season. read more

  • Stourbridge artist set for London exhibition this summer

    STOURBRIDGE artist Dean Melbourne is hoping to create a major impression when staging a one-man exhibition of his work in London this summer. read more

  • Man walks free from court despite attacking ex and trashing her Brierley Hill home

    A MAN who attacked his former girlfriend twice in a week before trashing her Brierley Hill home has walked free from court. read more

  • Arson attack on derelict house in Stourbridge

    A BLAZE at a derelict house in Stourbridge is being treated as arson. read more

  • Bush and Pensnett to meet in final of Ray Turley Memorial Competition

    BUSH Athletic beat Britannia 1-0 to reach the finals of the Dudley and Cradley Heath Sunday League's Ray Turley Memorial Competition. read more

  • Hundreds turn up to audition for X Factor in Dudley

    HUNDREDS of hopefuls flocked to Dudley to audition for the popular TV talent show, the X Factor. read more

  • Mole looking to build on this season

    CAUSEWAY United boss Andy Mole is looking forward to building on this season's foundations. read more

  • Old Hales youngsters have a season to remember

    OLD Halesonians RFC's future is looking bright after this season's emergence of a strong under 14 side. read more

  • Stourbridge ready for final day title fight

    TITLE glory could be just one game away for promotion-chasing Stourbridge. read more

  • Glassboys on brink of securing play-off place

    STOURBRIDGE can secure a hard-fought place in the Southern League play-offs this weekend. read more

  • Yeltz on brink of title glory

    HALESOWEN Town are on the brink of title glory if they can overcome one last hurdle. read more

  • Call for action on old Stourbridge school site

    RESIDENTS living near a mothballed old school and college site in Stourbridge’s Old Quarter are calling for action in the wake of latest vandal attacks. read more

  • Dudley to host free music festival this weekend

    DUDLEY town centre is set to be packed this weekend for a free music festival headlined by a global star. read more

  • Borough health award to be created in memory of tragic Stourbridge GP

    A BOROUGH health award is to be created in memory of tragic Stourbridge GP Dr Liz Pope in memory of her work to improve the public’s health across Dudley. read more

  • Doreen Olive GRAZIER

    GRAZIER Doreen Olive Died 23rd April 2012 It's been two years now since you left our lives Devoted wife, much loved mother and grandmother Our memories live on with thoughts every day So very sadly missed since you went away read more

  • Alf WATSON

    WATSON Alf 74, April 26th Birthdays come and go but you're forever in our hearts. Wife Shirley and our own little family x read more

  • Bert HUTTON

    HUTTON Bert 89 on 24.4.14 Put your arms around him Lord. Don't leave him on his own. For today it is my Dads Birthday. His first away from home. Love you always Dad Pat and Bryn xxx read more

  • REG CARRADINE

    CARRADINE Reg Renie, Linda, Keith and family would like to send their heartfelt thanks to all family, friends and neighbours for the kindness and messages of sympathy given to them in their very sad loss, also for donations received for the Acute Stroke Unit at Russells Hall Hospital and to everyone who attended at Stourbridge Crematorium for the service. Special thanks to the staff in the Acute Stroke Unit for the care given to Reg and the family. Our thanks to Reverend Stephen Agnew for a memorable service and to Mr Bevan of H. Porter & Sons for his support. read more

  • Sue TYLER

    TYLER Sue David would like to thank everyone who has supported him in the sad loss of his beloved Sue. Special thanks to those who attended the funeral, so beautifully led by Jan Holden, and those who sent flowers or gave donations to support Sue's favourite charities. Sue was a unique lady and a much loved wife, who will be missed by us all. read more

  • Jean PARSONS

    PARSONS Jean Margaret and Philip would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours who attended Jean's funeral service on Wednesday 16th April 2014 and for the many messages of sympathy. Many thanks for donations received for Arthritis Research and Alvechurch Horse Sanctuary, and to Rev. David Hoskin and the choir for a wonderful service. Special thanks to staff of Prestwood Nursing Home and Bewdley Care read more

  • WINIFRED ELIZABETH GUEST

    GUEST Winifred Elizabeth The family of Win would like to thank all the family and friends who attended her funeral service and cremation at Stourbridge on Thursday 15th of April 2014. Many thanks for the floral tributes and donations received for the British Heart Foundation. A special thanks to Rev. Mick Ganner and Mark Roy Timmins, Funeral Director. read more

  • Bob FOXALL

    FOXALL Bob 10 years 29th April No matter where life takes us. No matter what we do. We'll always have a moment to sit and think of you. Wife Mary and family read more

  • Eva MURRAY

    MURRAY Eva Sadly passed away peacefully on 17th April 2014 aged 93 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 1st May at 1.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Mary Stevens Hospice will be accepted by H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors, Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 3UJ read more

  • Dorothy Emily (Dotsie) MATTHEWS

    MATTHEWS Dorothy Emily (Dotsie) Passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on 16th April 2014 aged 91 years. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday 30th April at St. Mary's, Oldswinford at 11.30am followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations please to RNLI via J. T. Brookes and Co., Funeral Directors. 68/72, Mount Pleasant, Brierley Hill. DY5 2YS. Much loved and cherished by all her family and friends. read more

  • Lucy Ann LEECH

    LEECH Lucy Ann (known as Ann) of Wordsley Passed away peacefully on 10th April 2014 aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond and much loved mom of Raymond and Christopher, mother in law of Ann and sadly missed nan to Matthew, Ian, Nicola and Sam. She will be sadly missed by all family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Friday 25th April at 4.10pm. Flowers or donations if desired for Macmillan Cancer Support are being accepted by H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors, Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge DY8 3UJ read more

  • Rose Jane WOOD

    WOOD Rose Jane (Jenny) Beloved mother and grandmother, sadly passed away on 12th April 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Reunited now with husband Ron. May you rest in peace together. For funeral details please contact H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors. 01384 395048 read more

  • Frank PERRY

    In Loving Memory of Pops PERRY Francis (known as Frank) Formerly of Worcester Street, Stourbridge, before retiring to Cornwall, died in Russells Hall Hospital on 8th April 2014 aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jessie, loving dad of Stephen and his wife Donna and grandad to Ben and Zo and step grandchildren Lottie and Ben. Words cannot express the loss that we feel, you were a fighter to the end. You will be greatly missed and treasured in our memories. Funeral service wil take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday 29th April at 11.40am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK are being accepted by H. Porter & Sons, Funeral Directors, Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 3UJ read more

  • Jean (Heather) COOK

    COOK Jean (Heather) formerley of Norton, passed away peacefully on 13th April 2014 aged 84 years. She will be sadly missed by all family and friends. The funeral service will be held at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Friday 2nd May 2014 at 10.20am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for either the Alzheimer's Society and Age Concern Stourbridge are being accepted by H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 3UJ read more

  • Doris TOMLINSON

    TOMLINSON Doris Passed away peacefully aged 79 at Russells Hall Hospital. Much loved Wife, Mother and Nan. Her family would like to thank all who cared for her in her final days. Funeral to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Thursday 1st May at 11.40. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Stroke Association c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 12 Hagley Road, Stourbridge. 01384 393433 read more

  • CASSIE HARRISON

    HARRISON CASSIE Passed away peacefully on April 16th 2014 aged 80 years. She will be greatly missed by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 1st May at 12.20pm. Flowers or donations for Arthritis Research UK will be gratefully accepted in Cassie's memory c/o Farmer and Son, Funeral Directors, 82 High Street, Wordsley DY8 5SB. The Family request that the mourners attending celebrate her life by wearing any colour but black. read more

  • ROBERT WILTSHIRE

    WILTSHIRE Robert Of Stourbridge Passed away at home after a short illness, aged 67 years. Beloved husband of Gaynor, brother of Shirley, Pat and Dot. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday 29th April at 2.10pm. Donations in lieu of flowers for Mary Stevens Hospice are being accepted by H. Porter & Sons, Funeral Directors Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, DY8 3UJ. read more

  • PHYLLIS HILL

    HILL Phyllis 27.04.2002 Twelve Years without you. Loved and remembered every day. All our Love Husband Ralph, son David, daughter-in-law Debbie. Grandchildren Emily and Ryan. read more

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