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.

Companies urged to bring light to Dudley borough

Stourbridge News: Dorothy House Hospice Care is helping people celebrate the lives of loved ones by dedicating a light to shine on a Christmas tree

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE search is on to find Black Country companies to sponsor the borough’s Christmas trees and festive decorations.

Children's tuition centre set to open in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CHILDREN'S tuition centre will create around 20 jobs when it opens its doors in Stourbridge next week.

Fitness in the fast lane at Stourbridge leisure centre

Stourbridge News: Instructor Nathalie Humby leads the spinning class at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre.

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

FITNESS lovers with a need for speed can try out a new season of spinning classes at Stourbridge's Crystal Leisure Centre.

Family demand answers after former Black Country bricklayer was exposed to deadly asbestos

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE family of a former Quarry Bank brick layer who died of mesothelioma want answers about where he was exposed to the deadly dust.

Bikers to raise funds for Mary Stevens Hospice

Stourbridge News: John Coleman tackles the Isle of Man course on his Yamaha motorbike

1:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

BLACK Country bikers will be hitting the road to raise funds for Mary Stevens Hospice on Sunday (September 14).

Local artists showcasing their talent in Amblecote

Stourbridge News: Are you the next David Bailey, Banksy or William Morris? Then apply for Leytonstone Arts Trail

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

ART fans can appreciate the work of local artists at an exhibition in Amblecote.

Teddy tombola will raise funds for Black Country Food Bank

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

AMBLECOTE shoppers looking for a cuddly companion can try their luck at a teddy tombola and raise funds for a good cause.

MP steps up calls for borough to hit the internet fast lane

Stourbridge News: Council makes children's services information easier to find

8:30am Friday 12th September 2014

DUDLEY North MP Ian Austin is demanding the borough is moved into the fast lane of the information superhighway.

Battle of Britain parade to be held in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: Mary Stevens Park

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THE annual Battle of Britain parade service will take place in Stourbridge next weekend.

Robin 2 to host Simon and Garfunkel Story

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A BLACK Country music venue is playing host to a celebration of the music of Simon and Garfunkel this weekend.

Stourbridge scores seventh gold award in Bloom campaign

Stourbridge News:

5:39pm Thursday 11th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE has once again scored a gold gong for its efforts in the Heart of England in Bloom campaign.

Villagers vow to restore community library after Clent arson attack

Stourbridge News:

4:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

CHARRED books in a burnt out Clent phone box is all that remains of a popular community facility following a devastating arson attack.

Murder mystery night being held at Halesowen Library

Stourbridge News:

3:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MURDER is going down in Halesowen next week.

Kingswinford church to remember WWI heroes this weekend

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD church is hosting an event this weekend to commemorate the centenary of Britain’s entry into World War I.

Tidy Stourbridge need help to stamp out litter louts

Stourbridge News:

3:46pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TIDY Stourbridge is looking for sponsors to supply them with the essentials they need in order to continue their battle with litter louts.

Dudley mayor prepares to lead borough's tribute to 'The Few'

Stourbridge News:

11:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

DUDLEY Borough’s first citizen is set to lead borough tributes to the nation’s Battle of Britain heroes.

Brierley Hill school celebrates 40th anniversary with new playground

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill school has marked its 40th anniversary by unveiling a new £50,000 playground.

Delight as controversial Amblecote children's home plan is refused

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN Amblecote councillor has expressed her delight after a bid to build a children’s care home next to Stourbridge Football Club was rejected by planners.

Stourbridge eco group to host foraging walk

Stourbridge News: Mitcham Common

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

TRANSITION Stourbridge are staging a guided foraging walk around Lickey Hills this Saturday (September 13) between 2pm and 4pm.

Stourbridge author to host writer's morning

Stourbridge News: David Massey

5:59pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AWARD-WINNING Stourbridge teen fiction novelist David Massey is holding a writer’s morning on September 13 at The Talbot Hotel, Stourbridge High Street.

Trio jailed for sophisticated cannabis operation

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THREE men have been jailed for their involvement in a sophisticated cannabis growing operation in Dudley.

Forgotten soldier to be remembered on Stourbridge war memorial this weekend

Stourbridge News:

4:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FORGOTTEN Stourbridge soldier, killed in World War One, will finally have his name added to the town’s memorial this weekend.

Glasshouse to host evening of classical Jewish and Iranian tales

Stourbridge News: (10229424)

4:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Glasshouse Arts Centre in Wollaston Road, Amblecote, is hosting an evening of storytelling, music and classical Jewish and Iranian tales.

Friends stage balloon release in memory of tragic cyclist Lorraine Rowson

Stourbridge News: Prestwood House balloon release in memory of Lorraine Rowson.
Friends and colleagues of Lorraine release balloons.
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4:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FRIENDS and work colleagues said their own poignant farewell to tragic cyclist Lorraine Rowson, who was hit by a lorry in Gornal, by holding a balloon release in her honour.

Anti-waste site campaigners to hold public meeting

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the Clean Power recycling centre proposed for Brierley Hill

4:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BRIERLEY Hill Say No tO the Waste-site action group is holding a public meeting to discuss revised plans for a massive indoor recycling centre near the town.

MP stops off at secret Kinver allotment site

Stourbridge News: L-R - South Staffordshire MP Gavin Williamson, committee member Margaret Rogers and president Mike Hails, with chairman and secretary - Brian and Marie Roberts - at the back. Buy photo: 361413ET

2:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

KINVER Allotment Association has remained shrouded in mystery ever since it was formed back in 2009.

Patients happy with food dished up at Russells Hall Hospital

Stourbridge News: Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley

2:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOOD being served up at Russells Hall Hospital has improved in the last 12 months, according to figures from the Department of Health.

Hospice launches new scheme to improve end of life care

1:31pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE hospice is trialling an innovative new scheme which aims to improve patient choice for people across the borough nearing the end of their lives.

Stourbridge multi-academy plan unveiled

Stourbridge News:

12:04pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANS by Stourbridge's King Edward VI College and Ridgewood High School to form a multi-academy trust have been approved Department for Education.

Taxi drivers' charity football match raises £1,155 for borough's Eye Clinic

Stourbridge News: Eye clinic staff nurse Somia Kauser and Shaz Saleem. Buy photo: 371447L

11:32am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TAXI drivers from across the borough converged on Brierley Hill's Dell Stadium to take part in a charity football tournament.

Stourbridge students soon to have a new way of paying for school dinners

Stourbridge News:

11:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE students will soon be able to pay for their lunch without searching their pockets for change.

Gutsy Stourbridge soldier takes on gruelling charity races in memory of mum

Stourbridge News: Signaller Sarah Newey (21 Signal Regiment) tackles some of the assault course obstacles at Azmighur Barracks, Colerne, near Bath.

10:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

INTREPID Stourbridge soldier Sarah Newey wanted to go that extra mile in memory of her beloved mum Dana who died from cancer 12 months ago.

Man and woman released on police bail after Brierley Hill drugs raid

Stourbridge News: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

10:13am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man from Wolverhampton and a 21-year-old woman from Wordsley have been released on police bail pending further inquiries following a raid on premises in Brierley Hill High Street yesterday (Tuesday) morning when drugs and a dangerous dog were seized.

Missing man safe and well

10:09am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MISSING Rowley Regis man who disappeared after telling his family he was going for a walk in the Clent Hills has returned home, Lyndon Ross had not been seen 1.30pm on Monday leaving his family “extremely concerned” for his welfare.

Freemasons set to open their Stourbridge Lodge to dispel secret society myths

8:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Freemasons aim to dispel a few myths about the thought-to-be secret society by throwing open the doors to their lodge for the first time in recent history.

Hagley Hall to host sneak preview of its restored parkland this weekend

Stourbridge News: The Rotunda at Hagley Hall Park

6:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

VISITORS to Hagley Hall can take a step back in time this Sunday with a sneak preview of the restoration work taking place at the historic park.

Black Country historian's latest book features untold stories from the Great War

Stourbridge News: Michael Pearson author of The Black Country in the Great War
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5:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A HISTORY of the Black Country during the First World War has been penned by Halesowen author Michael Pearson.

Police scour Clent Hills for missing man

Stourbridge News:

3:47pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

POLICE are searching for a man who went missing yesterday (Monday) after telling his family he was going for a walk over Clent Hills.

Stourbridge couple on a mission to help orphaned Kenyan schoolchildren

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CARING Stourbridge couple hoping a craft fair will raise funds to help keep orphaned Kenyan children in education.

Woman arrested and cannabis seized in Brierley Hill raids

Stourbridge News:

1:31pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A WOMAN was arrested and a small amount of cannabis seized after police raided three addresses in Brierley Hill High Street this morning (Tuesday).

Gwen vows to keep charity stall going after fundraising pal calls it a day

Stourbridge News: Gwen Timmins, left, and Tony Smith, right, at pain relief support group stall, in the foyer at Russells Hall Hospital. Buy photo: 361428M

12:54pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DEDICATED Kingswinford hospital supporter has vowed to keep her charity stall going after saying a fond farewell to a long-time fundraising friend.

Charity quiz night in Wollaston

Stourbridge News:

11:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TEAMS can test their general knowledge and raise funds for a good cause in Wollaston.

Wogan encourages Stourbridge to get baking for Children in Need

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BAKERS in Stourbridge are being asked to help whisk up some cash for Children in Need.

Author reveals childhood memories of Amblecote

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A KEEN historian has shared stories from his own past for his new book, Confessions of a Newsagents Son - Amblecote in the 1950s.




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