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  • Heathens suffer Monmore blow

    THE future of Cradley Heathens has been cast into doubt after they were told they can no longer share Monmore Green Stadium with Wolverhampton Wolves. read more

  • Former Stourbridge News journalist publishes ebook on health benefits of writing Stourbridge News: Lyn Alderson

    A FORMER Stourbridge News journalist has published an ebook inviting people to find out how they can give their health a boost - by putting pen to paper. read more

  • Lye's good form continues

    LYE Town backed up last week's victory over table-toppers Basford United with a 5-0 away victory against Heath Hayes last Saturday. read more

  • Lye shoplifter hit with three month curfew

    A LYE man who went shoplifting four times in a matter of days must now obey a three month curfew. read more

  • Swimmers begin new campaign in fine style

    HALESOWEN swimmers travelled to Nuneaton for the first round of the National League on Saturday, October 11. read more

  • Cradley's injury troubles go on

    CRADLEY Town chairman Trevor Thomas says his team are facing a difficult period due to the club's ongoing injury troubles. read more

  • Stourbridge eco group invites people to harvest share and apple juicing day Stourbridge News: A total of 142 varieties were available to view at the apple fair held in Craven Arms.

    TRANSITION Stourbridge have teamed up with local quakers to stage a harvest share and apple juicing day at the Friends Meeting House in Scotts Road on November 1. read more

  • West Mercia Police launch emergency contact disc Stourbridge News:

    WEST Mercia Police has launched a tax disc replacement, which contains vital information to help emergency services attending the scene of an accident. read more

  • Double-header disappointment for Old Hales

    OLD Halesonians Hockey Club failed to claim a win during a double-header weekend of action. read more

  • Lions bounce back to winning ways

    STOURBRIDGE Lions stormed back to winning ways at home against bottom club Stafford. read more

  • Mole encouraged by Causeway's football

    ANDY Mole thinks Causeway United are close to getting back to winning ways after an encouraging performance against Brocton last Saturday. read more

  • Mitchell: Play as a team or face axe

    DIRECTOR of rugby Neil Mitchell has issued a stark warning to his Stourbridge players that they must stop playing as individuals or face being cut from the side. read more

  • Hales runners begin cross-country season

    THE start of the cross-country season saw Halesowen athletes take on others from all over the region in the West Midlands Young Athletes League. read more

  • Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work Stourbridge News: .

    CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping unemployed young people across the Black Country get on the career ladder. read more

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    Thursday October 23 read more

  • Stourbridge people invited to have say on future of Mary Stevens Park

    STOURBRIDGE folk are being urged to have their say on the future of Mary Stevens Park by taking part in a survey. read more

  • Hill: Yeltz can kick on after home win

    HALESOWEN Town can now go from strength-to-strength after their first home league win of the season, says manager John Hill. read more

  • Dudley mum set for Sahara trek Stourbridge News: Leanne Williams getting set for her charity trek

    TIRELESS Dudley cancer champion Leanne Williams embarks on her biggest challenge to date early next month when she attempts a seven-day trek across the Sahara Desert. read more

  • Glassboys' mental strength pleases Hackett

    STOURBRIDGE boss Gary Hackett has praised his players for the way they bounced back from last Saturday's defeat and the horror injury to key man Ben Billingham. read more

  • Wollaston fly-tipper gets hit with fine

    A WOLLASTON man has been fined nearly £2,000 for fly-tipping in Kinver. read more

  • Cone to host Halloween fun sessions this weekend Stourbridge News:

    THERE'LL be witches and wizards roaming around Wordsley this weekend. read more

  • Robert Trevor KNOTT

    KNOTT Robert Trevor The wife and family of the late Robert Trevor Knott of Westwood Avenue, Stourbidge, wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and messages of sympathy extended to them in their sad loss Special thanks to Paula and her Virtual Ward Nurses, Doctors and Mary Stevens Hospice Thanks also to all the many people who attended the funeral service at Stourbridge Crematorium on Tuesday 13th October 2014 Grateful thanks for all the donations received for Mary Stevens Hospice Final thanks to Funeral Directors, H. Cope (CH)Ltd, Lashford House, 123 Reddal Hill Road, Cradley Heath, B64 5JG. 01384 569388 read more

  • Susan MERRICK

    MERRICK Susan Two years 25.10.14 Although we smile and make no fuss, no one misses you more than us. And when old times we do recall, that's when we miss you Sue, most of all. You are missed more than ever God bless Tony, Lee, Lisa, Jack, Louis, Amanda, Katie and Thomas xxx read more

  • James JONES

    JONES James (Jim) Late of Stourton, passed away after a short illness in Russells Hall Hospital. A much missed husband of Joyce, father to Keith, Dawn and Mark, grandfather to Daniel, Thomas and Samantha. His life celebration is on the 31st October at 2.50 at Stourbridge Crematorium. All welcome. Family flowers only, donations to RSPB and Blue Cross. Enquires to J Vernon Kendrick, Stourbridge 01384 442111 Dawn Pardoe read more

  • Dennis CHURCHILL

    CHURCHILL Dennis Formerly of Shell Corner, Blackheath Passed peacefully on 17th October 2014 aged 82 years. He will be sadly missed and leaves a beloved wife Von and family. Funeral service to take place in St. Paul's Chapel, Exeter and Devon Crematorium on 30th October at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, donations in Dennis's memory, if desired, may be by retiring collection or cheque to either Cancer Research UK or Alzheimer's Society and may be sent c/o Palmers Funeral Service, 43 Rolle St, Exmouth EX8 2RS read more

  • Millicent Joyce JONES

    JONES Millicent Joyce Of Wavell Road, Quarry Bank Passed away on October 10th 2014 aged 86 years Beloved wife of the late Emrys, dearly loved mom of Glenn, Colin and her late sons Emrys and Alan, dear mother in law of Brenda, Jean, Linda and Bernadette and a dearest nan and great nan who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday October 28th 2014 at Christ Church, Quarry Bank at 11.00am followed by cremation at Stourbridge Crematorium. Flowers welcome or if desired donations accepted for Cancer Research and The British Heart Foundation c/o Trevor E.W. Hickton Funeral Directors, Whitmore House, 8-11 Lower High Street, Cradley Heath, B64 5AB 01384 569569 read more

  • Doris May TWEEDIE

    TWEEDIE Doris Mary Of Stourton Crescent, Stourton Passed away on 14th August 2014 aged 92 years Cremation took place at Stourbridge Crematorium on August 22nd A memorial service will take place on Monday 3rd November at St Mary's Church, Enville at 2.30pm to celebrate Doris' life Donations will be gratefully received for Compton Hospice c/o J. Vernon Kendrick Funeral Directors Vernon House, Cemetery Road, Lye, DY9 8DB. 01384 422123 read more

  • Francis Harold 'Frank' JOHNSON

    JOHNSON Francis Harold 'Frank' A former D DAY VETERAN Passed away peacefully on 13th October 2014 at The Blesma Care Home, Blackpool Dearly loved Husband of the late Mary, much loved Dad to Frances and Robert and special Grandad to Hannah. Sadly missed by all family and friends Following a Military Service in Blackpool, the Funeral Service will take place at Stourbridge Cemetery Chapel, Monday 27th October 2014 at 11.00am followed by interment in the Cemetery Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Blesma Care Home, Blackpool will be accepted by H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors, Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands. DY8 3UJ read more

  • Pauline PRITCHARD

    PRITCHARD Pauline Of Wollaston. Passed away peacefully at home on 13th October 2014 aged 69 years Beloved Wife of Barry, loving Mom of Steven and Matthew and a Dearest Grandma to all of her Grandchildren and Great Grandchild The Funeral Service will take place at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Friday 31st October 2014 at 12.20pm 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, West Midlands. DY8 3UJ read more

  • Barbara JEW

    JEW Barbara Of Stourbridge, retired deputy head teacher at Highgate Primary School, Holly Hall, died in Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, on October 10th, aged 81. Much loved and missed by husband Bob, children Louise and Nigel and grandchildren, Luke, Eva, Joe and Danny. A celebration of her life at Stourbridge Crematorium on Friday October 31st at 11.40am. Come in your Sunday best, any colour. Wear a flower for Barbara or carry a bunch read more

  • Neville HAND

    HAND Neville Of Norton Passed away on 9th October 2014 aged 76 years Beloved Husband to Val, devoted Father of Nigel and Kevin and much loved Grandad of Keighley, Matthew and Cieran. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends Funeral Service will be held at Stourbridge Crematorium Chapel on Monday 27th October at 1.30pm Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Mary Stevens Hospice are being accepted by H. Porter & Sons Funeral Directors, Old Church House, 60 South Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3UJ read more


    WILLIAMS John 4 years 24th October I hold you close within my heart and there you will remain, to walk with me throughout my life, until we meet again Love and miss you always Val xx read more

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