Here are a few stories from across our websites today.
WELL, today turned out very nice didn’t it? After the cold, wet and grey days earlier in the week, it was nice to have something that resembles a normal July day.
IT’S Friday! We’ve made it to the end of the working week and the weekend is here. So, as usual, we are here to hopefully help you avoid the worst of the congested areas.
THREE Stourbridge Scouts have joined up with 30,000 others from across the world to be part of the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan.
A SERIAL Dudley criminal who raided two properties in Stourbridge has been locked up for two years – after he left behind his fingerprints on a half drunk bottle of wine.
A LOVESICK Brierley Hill teenager who threatened two young men with a gun has been allowed to keep his freedom.
A STOURBRIDGE teenager who dreams of singing stardom has released his first music video.
As a regular Tesco shopper I continually get frustrated to find a space to park when doing our weekly shop.
July’s meeting of MyTime Over Fifties began with a talk “Humour in retirement.”
Thanks to Stourbridge News reader Derrick Sparks for this picture of a young deer near the canal coming from the small wooded area near the Kingsway.
A WELL-loved Stourbridge ladies choir is looking to recruit an assistant musical director.
The toilet facilities at our grandiose and expensive bus station are now closing at the end of the afternoon for “the benefit of the travelling public”.
THE name of a new Kinver retirement home will give a nod to the past as it recognises the garage which formally occupied the site.
I’m pretty sure a silent majority of people living within the DMBC and surrounding areas are opposed to the plans put forward by the Dudley Muslim Association for a replacement mosque in Hall Street.
A FEW lucky Dudley Zoo visitors got to witness the birth of a tiny Sulawesi crested macaque.
SKIPPER Rich Brooker inspired Halesowen with the ball as they secured a welcome win over Old Elizabethans at the weekend.
HEATHENS skipper Max Clegg insists his side are capable of gaining revenge on Birmingham at Perry Barr next Wednesday.
OLD Hill continued their assault on the Birmingham League Division One title chase with a crushing 152 run win at Oswestry.
STOURBRIDGE’S branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution is pushing the boat out to raise funds at its cheese and wine tasting evening.
JESSE Race has joined Tividale from Midland Football League outfit Alvechurch ahead of the new season.
A STOURBRIDGE online recruitment firm is marking its five year anniversary this month.
A PENSIONER suffered a heart attack during an attempted robbery in Dudley when two men on a stolen motorbike tried to steal his camera.
THE family of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs say their world has been shattered by his death.
THE US dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to hunt a "very large elephant" after shooting the protected animal, the guide who led the trip has claimed.
As England pile on the agony for the Aussies at the Edgbaston test match heavy traffic is expected around the ground ahead of the 11am start.
AFTER a chilly start today looks set to be fine and dry with temperatures heading for around 18 or 19 degrees centigrade.