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Archive - Thursday, 24 July 2014

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On this day:

  • Medal joy for Varnish at Glasgow Games

    BROMSGROVE'S Jessica Varnish has picked up England's first track cycling medal at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, claiming bronze in the women's 500m time-trial. read more

  • Scott secures Glasgow gold

    HALESOWEN's Helen Scott savoured golden joy at the Commonwealth Games this afternoon. read more

  • Gruffalo to roar into Stourbridge

    THE Gruffalo will roar into Stourbridge for a storytelling session next month. read more

  • Work starts on new retirement properties in Hagley

    CONSTRUCTION work is now underway to build 44 retirement apartments in Hagley. read more

  • New outdoor gym installed in Clent

    VILLAGERS can keep fit at a Clent park after the installation of council-funded gym equipment. read more

  • Stourbridge MP to host drop-in-surgery in Lye this afternoon

    STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James is holding a drop-in advice surgery in Lye this afternoon (Thursday July 24). read more

  • Stimpson scoops Commonwealth gold

    OLDBURY triathlon star Jodie Stimpson got England’s golden medal tally up and running on the first day of the Commonwealth Games. read more

  • Wollaston Tennis Club serves up new courts after £130,000 makeover

    WOLLASTON Tennis Club has unveiled brand new courts in memory of a former club stalwart. read more

  • Swimmers struggle in summer league final

    HALESOWEN swimmers failed to fire in the final of the Mercian Summer League. read more

  • Couples will soon be able to tie the knot at Lye and Wollescote Chapels

    COUPLES will be able to say 'I do' at Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels as the historic building is due to be transformed into a wedding venue. read more

  • Stour frustrated by the weather again

    STOURBRIDGE suffered another frustrating day when heavy rain prevented them from claiming a much-needed victory in division two of the Birmingham and District Premier League. read more

  • Teen vandals clean up their act Stourbridge News:

    TWO teenagers who blighted a Stourbridge subway with graffiti have been putting their artistic desires to good use by painting a car park as part of their punishment. read more

  • Dighton takes on top junior riders

    HALESOWEN A and CC road team rider Sam Dighton made the long trip to North Yorkshire last Saturday to ride in the National Junior Road Race Championship. read more

  • Curry fans raise £1,100 for Mary Stevens Hospice Stourbridge News: Curry Awards 2014 page image

    STOURBRIDGE curry lovers put their hands in their pockets to support Mary Stevens Hospice at a fundraising dinner. read more

  • Jobs boost for Brierley Hill with arrival of new clothes store

    BRIERLEY Hill is to get a jobs boost with the arrival of a new fashion store at the Merry Hill shopping centre. read more

  • Food retailer doubles size of Black Country site Stourbridge News:

    A BLACK Country firm is not only moving to a bigger base but also plans to expand its empire by adding another nine shops to its chain by the end of the year. read more

  • Adrenaline junkie Callum makes a return to competitive sport

    A GUTSY young Wollaston man has returned to competitive sport, despite being left paralysed in a tragic bike accident. read more

  • Malcolm Frederick HADLEY

    HADLEY Malcolm Frederick Peacefully passed away on July 18th 2014 aged 73 years Dearly missed by all his loving family and friends Funeral service to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Monday 4th August at 11.40am Family flowers only, donations if desired to Mary Stevens Hospice c/o A J Timmins & Son Funeral Directors of Halesowen Tel: 0121 550 1345 read more

  • Richard PERRY

    PERRY Richard 22.7.2004 Along the road called yesterday that takes me back to you, are memories of us together and happy times we knew. With every day that passes we seem to find a way to wander back to meet you on the road called yesterday. Loving wife Olwyn, daughter Diane, son in law Harold God bless xxx read more

  • Rachel Marie COOK

    COOK Rachel Marie 28th July 2014 Happy 21st Birthday Rachel Love from Carrol, Sarah, Hilary and all your friends at Newsquest xx X xx read more


    CASHMORE Lily 25th July 2005 Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same, no longer in our lives to share, but in our hearts you're always there Love from Barry and Julie and Stewart xx read more

  • Beryl Rosemary SMITH

    SMITH Beryl Rosemary 1928 - 2009 Wife to Dennis, Mother to Wendy, David and also Ingrid Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on and cherished memories never fade, just because a loved one is gone, those we love can never be more than a single thought apart, for as long as there is a memory they'll live on in our hearts read more

  • Ivor NEWELL

    NEWELL Ivor 29.1.1926 - 11.7.2014 The funeral will take place on July 29th at 9.40am at Stourbridge Crematorium Family flowers only, donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the charity chosen by Joyce read more

  • Rita Jeanette MASSEY

    MASSEY Rita Jeanette Of Horton Road Kinver Passed away suddenly on July 10th 2014 aged 71 years A much loved wife of the late Allan and loving mom to Neal Will be sadly missed by all family and friends Funeral service to take place on Thursday 31st July at Stourbridge Crematorium at 12.20pm Family flowers only, donations if desired for Help for Heroes c/o J Vernon Kendrick, Funeral Directors, Lye All are welcome to join the family at the Constitutional Club, High Street, Kinver to celebrate Rita's life read more

  • Gillian Anne (Gill) PERKS

    PERKS Gillian Anne (Gill) Of Borrowdale Close, Brierley Hill Passed away suddenly after a short illness on July 17th 2014 aged 67 years Dearly loved wife of Graeme a much loved daughter and sister who will be very sadly missed by all family and friends Funeral service to take place at Holy Trinity Church Amblecote on Monday August 4th at 2.30pm followed by committal at Stourbridge Crematorium Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK, c/o Funeral Directors J Vernon Kendrick, Lye, 01384 422123 read more

  • Lavinia REECE

    REECE Lavinia Of Norton Passed away peacefully at home on July 4th 2014 aged 93 years Reunited with her beloved husband Bill She will be sadly missed by her sons, daughters, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great granddaughter and all family members Funeral service to take place at Stourbridge Cemetery Chapel on Monday 4th August at 1.30pm followed by burial in the Cemetery read more

  • Trevor TIBBETTS

    TIBBETTS Trevor Passed peacefully away on Tuesday 15th July 2014 aged 75 years Beloved husband to Yvonne, devoted father to Steven Will be sadly missed by all family and friends Funeral service to be held at Stourbridge Crematorium on Monday 28th July 2014 at 2.50pm Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Dementia UK are being accepted by J. T. Brookes, Funeral Directors 68/72, Mount Pleasant, Brierley Hill, DY5 2YS 01384 77098 Special thanks to all staff at Woodview Nursing Home Hayley Green read more


    SIMMONDS Mary. Peacefully passed away on Wednesday 9th July aged 88 years. Funeral service is to take place at Stourbridge Crematorium on Thursday 31st July at 11.40. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Mary Stevens Hospice c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, Stourbridge. 01384 393433 read more

  • Irene INGLESON

    INGLESON Irene Of Norton Passed away 10th July 2014 and will be sadly missed by Julia, Rob, Richard and Nicola The funeral will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium at 12.20pm on 1st August 2014 read more

  • Bobby PARTON

    PARTON Bobby A service took place yesterday Wednesday 23rd July at Huddersfield Crematorium for the late Bobby Parton, aged 92 years Former resident of Stourbridge who died peacefully on 14th July at Cleveland House Nursing Home, Huddersfield The beloved husband of the late Rita Parton, loving father of Nigel, dear father in law of Christine A proud grandad of Laura and Kate and great grandad to his three great grandchildren He will be sadly missed read more

  • Jack AARON

    AARON Jack Well done on attaining a BA Honours Degree in Business Management First Class at University of Worcester Love from Mom Zoe, Dave, Nan, Liam, Pat and Bryn We are very proud of you xxx read more

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