HERE are a few news stories featured on our newspaper websites from across the Black Country and North Worcestershire today.
A THIRD of 10 and 11-year-olds in England are overweight or obese, rising to more than 40 per cent in some regions, figures show.
IT will be generally cloudy this evening, with some light rain or drizzle possible throughout the night, but also some clearer spells.
GOOD evening everyone, just one more day until the weekend is upon us and we're here to get you home as quick as possible on this Thursday evening.
KINVER girl Gabrielle Hunt is really made up – after winning a top title for being a make-up artist.
TWO men have been charged with the murder of Inderjit Singh Dhariwal.
KINVER folk will be out in force this Friday (November 27) night for the Big Tree Switch-On.
BIG hearted bus driver David Gerrard has been busy raising money for Birmingham Dogs Home again this Christmas.
THERE’S only two days left for Maidensbridge Primary School to make it into the final of the Free Radio Christmas Stars competition.
AFC Turners' season in the Dudley and Cradley League continues to get stronger.
CRADLEY Town clawed themselves back on level terms with West Midlands League leaders Shawbury United this week after crushing high flying Dudley Sports 5-1.
ENTRIES have been flooding in for this year's Santa Jog which takes place next Sunday, December 6 in Mary Stevens Park.
OLD Halesonians Hockey Club moved up to third place in Warwick Printing Midlands One with a 4-3 victory at Hampton-In-Arden — a place they had not tasted victory at for several years.
NORTON Social A took maximum points from their home match with Hotshots SC B to regain outright leadership of the Stourbridge Snooker League's Premier Division by a single point.
STOURBRIDGE rally driver Richard Sykes experienced the highs and lows of rallying last weekend when he was forced to retire from the national section of Britain's round of the World Rally Championship.
MULTI-purpose community hubs dealing with a range of council services could be created across Dudley borough as part of invest-to-save plans set out by the cash-strapped authority.
OLD Halesonians suffered a narrow defeat in their top-of-the-table battle at leaders Hinckley.
A CRASH between two cars caused traffic chaos this morning as drivers were travelling into and away from Stourbridge.
CRADLEY Heathens have announce Bradley Andrews as their first signing ahead of the 2016 campaign.
STOURBRIDGE have announced that their FA Cup home game against Easleigh is a sell out.
AN unusual orchestra formed by a Stourbridge musician will be pulling more than a few strings at a Christmas concert in the town.
A BELBROUGHTON-based production assistant has her heart set on becoming Miss Worcestershire 2016.
A DOG is for life, not just for Christmas but if you are thinking of getting a furry friend in time for the festive season, why not give one of these canines the perfect gift of a forever home?
HARRISON Ford has said the relationship between Star Wars’ Han Solo and Chewbacca is like that of “an old married couple”.
ISLAMIC State is orchestrating terror plots against the UK from its Syrian stronghold, David Cameron will warn as he argues for an extension of British bombing raids into the group's heartland.
THURSDAY looks set to be a mostly dry day but there will be one or two drizzly spells.
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LYE Town's lack of discipline led to a third straight Midland League defeat this week when losing out 2-1 to both Boldmere St Michaels and Shepshed Dynamo.
BENNETT Leslie Malcolm Of Wordsley Passed away peacefully at Russells Hall Hospital on November 15th 2015 aged 62 years. Dearly loved husband of Linda, much loved Dad of Aaron, Natalie and Shane, Father-in-law and precious Grandad who will be sadly…
FIORE Terence Vincent Passed away on Wednesday 11th November 2015. Sadly missed by family and friends The funeral service will be held at Stourbridge Crematorium on Thursday 3rd December 2015 at 2.10pm Family flowers only, donations if desired for…
HEWESTON Winifred Hilda (Nee Scriven) Of Castle Meadows Care Home, Dudley, formerly of Spiral Court, Worcester Street, Stourbridge and Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth. Passed away peacefully on 17th November 2015 at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, aged 90…
WALSH Peggy of Wollaston. Sadly passed away 14th November 2015 aged 79 years. Peggy will be dearly missed by her loving husband Ron, sister in-law Marlene, nephew Stephen and his wife Kim and niece Paula and Partner Karen. Funeral service is to take…
FISHER Shirley Of Wollaston Passed away peacefully at Russells Hall Hospital on November 2nd 2015 aged 76 years Re-united with her beloved husband Bob, a much loved Mom, Nan and Grandma who will be sadly missed by family and friends Funeral service…
JEW Robert - "Bob" of Stourbridge, Retired local businessman Died in Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, on November 10th, aged 85. Much loved and missed by children Louise and Nigel and grandchildren, Luke, Eva, Joe and Danny. A celebration of his life…
EDMONDS Liz Nee Payton Geoff wishes to thank nieces Diane, Julie, Carol their husbands Elwyn, Angus and Steve, also Diane and Mark. Neighbours Kevin and Tracey, Chris and Dave, Francis and Chris and Liz's school pals Chris, Steff, Kathy, Hannah and…
PENNELLS John Pat and Jodie would like to thank all of the family, friends, neighbours and colleagues for all of their support in the recent sudden loss of a wonderful husband and devoted dad Thank you to all those who came to celebrate the life of…
WILLIS Dave Passed peacefully away on Sunday 15th November 2015, aged 66. Sadly missed by his partner Kate, his children Julie, Mark and Marie and all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 2nd December at Stourbridge…
BATE Barry Richard Passed away on 19th November aged 78 years old He will be sadly missed by his family and friends, His funeral service and cremation will be held at Stourbridge Crematorium on Friday 4th December at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only.…
FOX Rita Never forgotten Loving wife, mom and nan Always in our thoughts Husband Gary, Rik, Ros, "G" and all the family