Teenage jailed after dealing drugs in Lye

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEENAGE drug dealer who left a Lye woman "petrified" when he made a gun gesture at her after she supported police when he stabbed a man in a drugs row has been jailed

Soccer mad Stourbridge pub staff to take on rivals for charity

Stourbridge News:

4:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOCCER mad staff from Stourbridge pub Lloyds Bar will be taking on rivals from fellow Wetherspoon pubs next month to raise much needed funds for company charity CLIC Sargent.

Theatre group to hold auditions for latest panto

Stourbridge News: ON STAGE: Darlington drama students have been cast in two musical productions

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A THEATRE group is holding auditions for its forthcoming pantomime Hercules.

Kingswinford man died after fall, inquest told

Stourbridge News: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

3:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN elderly man sustained a fatal head injury after he fell at his Kingswinford home while being assisted to the bathroom, an inquest was told.

Stourbridge rock royalty on show at charity gig

Stourbridge News: L-r - Big Jim Merris, Ian Parker and Andy Parfett - guitarist with the Spacehoppers

3:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE rock royalty was on show for a charity gig which raised more than £2,600 for Cancer Research UK.

Generous shoppers donated £230 to Brierley Hill Samaritans

Stourbridge News: Samaritan volunteers and friends joined forces on Friday and Saturday and held a bucket collection in Knutsford town centre.

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRIERLEY Hill Samaritans armed themselves with collection tins to help raise cash to keep the service up and running.

Jail for Brierley Hill man who carried out "revenge" burglary

Stourbridge News: Owners of killer dogs may face life behind bars

2:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill teenager carried out a "revenge" burglary after a man he punched and kicked at a party notified police.

Stourbridge choir members join Toyah at fundraising concert

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE Rock Choir members joined forces with punk legend Toyah Willcox at a concert in Birmingham.

Former Dudley Council leader eyes up police and crime commissioner job

Stourbridge News: Cllr Les Jones

1:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Dudley Council leader Les Jones is to stand for the vacant position of West Midlands police and crime commissioner next month.

Research group seeks information about forgotten Kingswinford serviceman

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WALL Heath and Kingswinford War Memorials Research Group want to hear from anyone who can provide them with information about J T Williams who lived in Back Lane and died during World War One.

Expansion plans for Norton school approved

Stourbridge News:

11:35am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTON school has been given the go-ahead to expand and create four new classrooms to cater for an additional 105 pupils, Gigmill County Primary Infant School will also make three existing undersized classrooms bigger, build a new staff room and play area and increase dining room facilities.

Visitors invited to enjoy the glamour of the 1940s at the Red House Glass Cone

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILIES can step back in time with a free 1940s event returns to Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone this weekend.

Clent school recruiting team ahead of the Black Country Run

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CLENT special school is looking for sporty supporters to help boost funds and by taking on the Black Country Run.

Himley Hall Sailing Club to host free taster sessions

Stourbridge News:

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDDING sailors can take to the waves next month with the offer of some free taster sessions.

Dudley people invited to turn out the lights to remember WWI servicemen and women

Stourbridge News:

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Stourbridge News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Tributes pour in for Tommy Mundon - the king of Black Country comedy

Stourbridge News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTERTAINERS from across the Black Country have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of comedian Tommy Mundon.

Yobs wreck Stourbridge in Bloom planters hours after judging day

Stourbridge News: (8469378)

2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOBS have wrecked flowers planted as part of this year’s Stourbridge in Bloom campaign just hours after judging took place.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:

Hagley Parish Council steps in to save library

Stourbridge News: Hagley Library. Buy photo: 031430L

1:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAGLEY Parish Council has stepped in to safeguard the future of the village library which was under threat of closure by Worcestershire County Council which is looking to cut costs.

Emergency medics warn young people will if warnings are ignored

Stourbridge News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Council leader agrees to receive training after failing to declare interest

Stourbridge News: Margaret Sherrey

12:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council has agreed to carry out training after failing to declare an interest at a parish council meeting.

Stourbridge MP welcomes law change on inhalers in schools

Stourbridge News: Margot James MP

11:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SCHOOLS across the borough will soon be permitted to keep a spare asthma inhaler for use in emergencies following a year-long campaign for a law change by Stourbridge's MP.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Stourbridge News:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Black Country museum gives visitors a taste of wartime life

Stourbridge News: Characters doing a demonstration in the street to the public at the 1940`s weekend at The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley. 301418AM

10:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

VISITORS to the Black Country Living Museum got a taste of life on the home front during a massive 1940s event.

Borough's healthy hubs saved from council cuts

Stourbridge News:

10:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEALTHY hubs across the borough have been saved from council cuts after the cash was found to keep the facilities running as normal.

Serial Stourbridge shoplifter spared jail

Stourbridge News:

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SERIAL Stourbridge shoplifter who stole to fuel his drug addiction has avoided spending time behind bars.

New brew is tribute to Black Country faggot king

Stourbridge News: L-r Chris Sadler, managing director at Sadlers, with Richard James - aka Faggot King Grorty Dick. Buy photo: 301422M

9:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LYE based brewery Sadler's Ales have got into the spirit of the Black Country Festival by celebrating one of the area's most acclaimed characters.

Laurel and Hardy fans invited to attend Stourbridge screenings

Stourbridge News: LAUREL AND HARDY: Classic Christmas comedy for all

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Stourbridge branch of the Laurel and Hardy Appreciation Society is inviting fans of the comedy duo to attend its monthly meetings.

Stourbridge retirement complex to host summer garden party

Stourbridge News: Pimms No 1 Jelly with Garden Spearmint Water Ice

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DEVELOPERS Churchill Retirement Living are opening their doors to people in Stourbridge next Thursday (July 31) with a summer garden party at their Spicer Lodge premises in Enville Street.

Black Country comedian Tommy Mundon dies aged 80

Stourbridge News:

5:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

BLACK Country comedian Tommy Mundon has died at the age of 80 after a five-year battle against Parkinson’s disease.

QUIZ: How well do you know your town? The Office of National Statistics has released a quiz challenging knowledge about your area

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

How many people in Stourbridge have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area. Enter your postcode to find out how well you know your local area based on information from the 2011 Census.

Charity ball and new award help to keep tragic GP's memory alive

Stourbridge News: Dr Liz Pope

3:17pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CHARITY ball has raised £2,500 in memory of a tragic Stourbridge GP who died hours after crashing her car on a country lane.

Stourbridge poet could win £1,000

Stourbridge News: Positivity needed

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

INSPIRED Stourbridge residents could win £1,000 by entering a national poetry competition.

Free netball sessions at Stourbridge gym

Stourbridge News: Marlow Netball Club 'Taster Session'

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A STOURBRIDGE gym is offering free netball sessions during the summer holidays.

Memorial benches unveiled at Stourbridge school

Stourbridge News:

11:11am Monday 21st July 2014

PUPILS, staff and friends of Redhill School, Stourbridge, gathered before breaking up for summer to dedicate new benches in memory of a former pupil and staff member.

Volunteers dig up further treasures at Glasshouse site

Stourbridge News:

11:02am Monday 21st July 2014

VOLUNTEERS uncovered more treasures from the past during a second excavation at Stourbridge's Glasshouse College.

Stourbridge gardeners opened up allotments for charity

Stourbridge News:

10:05am Monday 21st July 2014

GREEN-fingered plot holders invited people to root around their Stourbridge allotments to raise funds for a good cause.

Greenfield Singers raise £330 for hospice

8:00am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Greenfield Singers raised £330 for Mary Stevens Hospice when they staged their summer concert.

Golf day raises £700 for Midlands Air Ambulance

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Midlands Air Ambulance has received a £700 boost following a charity golf day organised by Black Country solicitors.

Borough parks to host free play events this summer

Stourbridge News: Climbing wall

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

BOROUGH parks are set to host a week of free play events for kids this summer.

Councillor invites people to have a say on the future of Dudley borough

Stourbridge News: Judy Foster

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

DUDLEY Council is inviting people to have their say on the future of redevelopment in the borough.

Frozen announced as Merry Hill's next drive-in movie

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

POPULAR Disney flick Frozen will make a return to the big screen at Merry Hill next month.

Black Country charity in the running for marathon fundraiser

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A BLACK Country charity is in the running for a marathon fundraiser to pound the capital’s pavements for cash.

RSPCA on the search for young Animal Champions in the Black Country

Stourbridge News: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

BLACK Country youngsters can enjoy a summer full of exciting activities by becoming an Animal Champion for the RSPCA.

Police confirm missing man found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

7:34pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A MAN who went missing from Bewdley has been found safe and well.

Kidderminster police launch search for missing man

Stourbridge News:

5:42pm Saturday 19th July 2014

KIDDERMINSTER police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man who has gone missing from Bewdley.

People across the borough invited to join in the Big Butterfly Count

Stourbridge News:

5:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are invited to become garden wildlife detectives by taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey this summer.

Visitors can relive the fabulous forties at the Black Country Museum

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A NOSTALGIC journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain awaits visitors to the Black Country Living Museum this weekend.

Eco group seeks help with blackcurrant picking at Kinver farm

Stourbridge News:

3:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

TRANSITION Stourbridge is inviting people to help out with blackcurrant picking at Vale Head Farm in Kinver this weekend.




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