Funding available for community groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood are encouraged to apply for a share of more than £10,500 to help support their activities.

Dudley Deaf Children's Society shortlisted for £3,000 award

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

DUDLEY Deaf Children's Society is waiting to hear whether it will win a grant worth up to £3,000.

Stourbridge musician hopes to make waves in US after landing LA film role

Stourbridge News: Nick J Townsend in LA

4:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE musician and TV extra is hoping to make waves across the Pond after landing his first film role in Hollywood.

Quarry Bank man jailed for nine months after assaulting his partner

Stourbridge News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD year old Quarry Bank man who grabbed his vulnerable former partner by the hair and dragged her along the ground before threatening to stab her with a craft knife has been jailed.

Audi theft ring jailed after police uncover car ‘chop shop’ in Lye

Stourbridge News:

5:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

MEMBERS of a high-end vehicle theft ring have been jailed for more than 17 years after cops uncovered their car cutting den in Lye.

New Dudley exhibition shows fallow deer came here first after Norman Conquest

Stourbridge News: The fallow deer

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW exhibition is showing how secrets locked in DNA are telling the story of life in medieval Dudley.

Dudley MP urges Midlands' top cop to carry on fight aganst metal theft

Stourbridge News: A total of 1,200 metres of overhead cables were stolen at Bury Street in what is thought to be one of the largest scrap metal thefts ever

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A DUDLEY MP is urging the midland’s top cop to maintain pressure on metal thieves despite taskforce cuts.

Truckers hit the road to raise cash for a good cause

Stourbridge News: Time for Wirral charities to stake a claim for Gannett Foundation cash

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

BIG hearted truck drivers hit the road to show their support for a Dudley truck driver whose family is fighting liver disease.

Mini triathlon raises £750 for Dudley cancer charity

Stourbridge News:

5:56pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SPORTY staff and residents at a borough children’s home have raised £750 for Dudley’s White House Cancer Support charity.

Hagley fish frier closer to reeling in top award

Stourbridge News: Fish fryer award nominee James Houlston from Hagley. Buy photo: 361408L

3:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A YOUNG Hagley fish and chip shop worker is a step closer to netting a top industry award.

Stourbridge firm to stage charity golf day

Stourbridge News: L - r George Bell, aged ten, with dad Matt Bell and Marc Carter. Buy photo: 381433L

1:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE financial services company will be putting charity first at a sporting fundraiser next month.

Suspended sentence for Wall Heath man who threatened a cop with a pair of garden shears

Stourbridge News: Court Report - January 16, 2014

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD Wall Heath man who threatened a police officer with a pair of garden shears after disorder at a pub in the area has been allowed to keep his freedom.

Campaign underway to send brave Brierley Hill family on lifetime trip to Disney World

Stourbridge News:

9:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

FAMILY and friends are rallying round to try and send a brave Brierley Hill family to Disney World in Florida for a much-deserved trip of a lifetime.

MP Margot in the pink for charity awareness campaign

Stourbridge News:

8:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

BLACK Country MP Margot James is in the pink to raise awareness for a flagship cancer campaign.

Veteran councillor Ken Turner to stand down at next election after becoming "disillusioned" with party politics

Stourbridge News: Cllr Ken Turner

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN outspoken borough councillor, who controversially quit the Tories and joined UKIP earlier this year, is standing down at the next local election.

Four Phones 4 u jobs saved at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News:

5:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE jobs of four Phones 4 u concessions store staff based at Merry Hill are among those set to be saved after a deal was agreed with Dixons Carphone.

Dudley youngsters urged to set the Commons agenda

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNG people in Dudley are being urged to help decide what will be on the agenda for an unusual parliamentary debate.

Stourbridge Cycling Club celebrates 50 golden years

Stourbridge News: Bicycle Wheel - Lock it up!

2:11pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Cycling Club are celebrating their 50th anniversary and are looking to mark the occasion with a series of events this weekend.

Prayers for popular Stourbridge Motorcycle Club biker after van crash

4:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BLACK Country bikers have been saying prayers for a popular Stourbridge Motorcycle Club member who was critically injured in a crash with a van.

Quarry Bank actor back on home turf

Stourbridge News: Tom Steedon, left, as Princeton, Richard Morse, centre, as Brian, and Jacqueline Tate, right, as Christmas Eve. Pic courtesy of Darren Bell.

12:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

FORMER Thorns Community College pupil Richard Morse has been delighting audiences this week at Birmingham's Alexander Theatre with his portrayal of Brian in the comedy puppet musical Avenue Q.

Kingswinford disability firm in running for major award

Stourbridge News: Jane Hatton. Pic courtesy of onEdition

11:07am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DISABLED Kingswinford entrepreneur who set up her own online recruitment firm to champion fellow disability workers is in the running for two major awards.

Dudley announces £5m makeover for Pensnett delays hotspot

Stourbridge News: traffic jam stock

11:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAJOR road in Dudley is to get a £5m makeover which bosses say will reduce delays at the congestion hotspot.

Australian theatre group and choir from Swaziland set to perform in Stourbridge

10:55am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Town Hall will be playing host to a visiting theatre group from Australia and a choir from Swaziland later this month.

Brierley Hill recycling company boss fears cuts could cause rise in metal crime black market

Stourbridge News:

10:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE boss of a leading recycling company in Brierley Hill fears funding cuts could reopen the black market in metal.

MP demands harsh treatment for yobs after "terrible" TV show featuring Black Country crook Stokesy

Stourbridge News:

10:25am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DUDLEY MP Ian Austin is demanding zero tolerance and tough jail sentences for yobs who flout the law.

Scouts set to return to Wollescote

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCOUTS are set to reappear in Wollescote after an absence of several years.

Stourbridge FC to unveil revamped facilities at community fun day this weekend

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Football Club will be keeping their fingers crossed for a bumper crowd this Saturday against Curzon Ashton as the game coincides with their annual community day.

Stourton charity to celebrate 25th anniversary with barn dance

Stourbridge News: Wood Street Village Barn Dance

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURTON based Living Springs will be dozy-doing down by staging a barn dance and pig roast as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations later this month.

Developers set to launch £400million luxury flats scheme at Waterfront

Stourbridge News: Computer generated image of how the transformed Egg building will look

5:33pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DEVELOPERS set to transform a derelict finance office into 181 luxury apartments at Brierley Hill's Waterfront complex say 30 per cent of the development has already been sold to investors before the scheme has even been launched.

Freemasons throw open their Stourbridge Lodge for first time

Stourbridge News: L/R, back, Brother Tony Edwards (junior warden of the lodge), Worshipful Brother Alan Payne (past master chairman of Stourbridge Masonic Hall), and Worshipful Master Brian Heathcock. Front - Worshipful Brother Keith Harris (Worshipful Master of Stourbridg

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Freemasons threw open the doors to their lodge for the first time in recent history to lift the lid on what's long been considered a secret society .

Stourbridge pastor pays tribute to Bond villain Richard Kiel

Stourbridge News: Dr Tony Stone with former Bond villain Richard Kiel, pictured at a church crusade in Buffalo, New York, in 1986.

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BLACK Country pastor has paid tribute to former Bond villain Richard Kiel who died last week.

Police seek good samaritans who stopped to help after a man was assaulted in a Kingswinford park

Stourbridge News:

12:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a group of people with a child who stopped to help after a man was viciously assaulted in an unprovoked attack in a Kingswinford park.

Belbroughton antiques dealer finds heirlooms worth £3,000 stashed in £20 ginger pot

Stourbridge News: Steve Bubb, left, with his watches and Phil Sims from Sims Vintage with the ginger pot. Buy photo: BMM381407a

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN honest antiques dealer had a surprise when he opened up a £20 ginger pot to find more than £3,000 worth of antiques, including five pocket watches and other trinkets.

Borough charities to benefit from fundraising concert

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Gentlemen Songsters will be staging a concert next month in aid of two popular borough charities.

Dignitaries attend poignant memorial service for forgotten Stourbridge soldier - nearly 100 years after his death

Stourbridge News: Dedication service at Stourbridge War Memorial for Corporal/Acting Sergeant Harry Whitwell. Buy photo: 381417JH

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE name of a forgotten Stourbridge hero, killed in the First World War, has finally been unveiled on the town’s cenotaph nearly 100 years after his death.

Up to 49 jobs at risk at Phones 4u stores across the borough

Stourbridge News:

6:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE jobs of up to 49 members of staff at Phones 4u outlets across the borough are at risk after administrators were called in to the stricken mobile phone retailer today (Monday).

Supervision order for plumber who punched young man in the face outside a Stourbridge bar

Stourbridge News:

3:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD plumber who punched a young man in the face outside a Stourbridge nightspot fracturing his jaw and eye socket has avoided jail.

Stourbridge in Bloom co-ordinator praises volunteers after town scoops another gold gong

Stourbridge News:

1:58pm Monday 15th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE in Bloom co-ordinator David Harcourt has praised volunteers for helping the town to scoop yet another gold gong.

Borough health ambassador takes on series of testing charity challenges

Stourbridge News: (10278045)

1:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A GUTSY Stourbridge woman is nearing the end of a series of tough charity challenges she set herself in a bid to prove she practices what she preaches.

Students warned to be vigilant after teen sex attack in Brierley Hill

Stourbridge News: Press conference with detective chief superintendent Steve Jupp from West Midlands police on murders of Avatar and Carole Kolar.

11:33am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are urging students to be vigilant after a teenager was sexually assaulted on her way to school in Brierley Hill.

Stourbridge eco group to host bread-making event

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ECO group Transition Stourbridge is hosting an event for those interested in learning to make real bread.

Kingswinford hairdresser hangs up scissors after 50 year career

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD hairdresser has hung up his scissors after more than 50 years in the business.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between September 8 and 11:

Amblecote store staff to host coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support

Stourbridge News: CAKE CRAFT WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING  FOR MACMILLAN CANCER RESEARCH

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN Amblecote supermarket will be hosting a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday September 16.

Deadline for Black Country Chamber business awards nears

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BUSINESSES have less than a week to apply for a prestigious Black Country Chamber of Commerce business award.

Borough fundraisers set to take a leap of faith for charity

Stourbridge News: Kate Sanders, Jackie Winfield and Caroline Garbett prepare to abseil for Beacon

1:01pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to helping blind people is calling on Black Country folk to take a leap of faith.

Council calls for help to light up bonfire night sky

Stourbridge News: The blazing bonfire

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

DUDLEY Council is calling for help from borough businesses to help light up the bonfire night sky.

GPs to host public healthcare forum

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to discuss their health needs with borough GPs at an open healthcare forum.

Guide dog charity looking for Black Country hour heroes

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Guide Dogs is asking for volunteers to donate an hour of their time to help collect funds.

Movies at the Museums showcase Black Country heritage

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MUSEUMS across the borough are hosting a series of movie screenings celebrating the area’s manufacturing, creativity and innovation.




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