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Seething Sandwell social workers set to strike if trust takes over children's services

Seething Sandwell social workers set to strike if trust takes over children's services

JAILED: Brett Westwood

Netherton builder jailed after sex attacks on schoolgirls

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Jacqueline Abbott was died from head injuries at her home in Netherton

Inquest told Netherton woman was killed after row about concert tickets

New Miller and Carter restaurant creates 40 jobs

New Miller and Carter restaurant creates 40 jobs

New figures show dramatic slump in educational outcomes for Dudley children in care

Business is hotting up: Geoff Turnbull and Larry Joyce from Kimber Mills.

Cradley Heath forging firm hoping sales will sore as it joins Midlands business collective

Netball sessions at Dudley Leisure Centre

Netball sessions at Dudley Leisure Centre

Housing support on offer in Kates Hill

Housing support on offer in Kates Hill

James Morris MP.

Halesowen MP "snubbed" over cop shop closure talks

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Table Top sale for Arthritis Research in Blackheath

Table Top sale for Arthritis Research in Blackheath

Phone trouble: Halesowen North councillor Karen Shakespeare.

Vandalised out of order Halesowen phone box set to be removed from street

Debt calls set to peak, warns Oldbury counsellor

Debt calls set to peak, warns Oldbury counsellor

Back l-r Michelle Watson, Dudley Mayor Cllr Steve Waltho, Mayoress Jayne Waltho, Liz Taylor (general manager at intu Merry Hill) and Chiara Glorioso (host).Front l-r winners Grace Harris, Connor Harris and Olivia Wood. Pic by Shaun Fellows/ShinePix

Talented youngsters celebrate the RSPB Big Birdhouse Tour arriving at Merry Hill

13 to 18-year-olds in Dudley are being invited to talk about their wellbeing at a free Dudley mental health trust event

Young people urged to have their say on wellbeing issues

Exercise for the over 50s at Halesowen church

Exercise for the over 50s at Halesowen church

Bad weather forcecast forces football cancellations across Sandwell

Bad weather forcecast forces football cancellations across Sandwell

Cradley RBL members, from left, David Brenton, Norman Catton, Harry Sturman and Arthur Cox  with pupils Sam Wingham- Drew and Ameera Razaq.

Cradley Heath school winds poppy award

Murdered: Tanveer Iqbal

Oldbury woman in court charged with murder of record shop owner

Dudley hospital bosses say safe services will be maintained despite latest strike by junior doctors

Dudley hospital bosses say safe services will be maintained despite latest strike by junior doctors

Murdered: Tanveer Iqbal.

Oldbury woman denies murdering Birmingham music shop owner

Councillor Steve Waltho, Mayor of Dudley, with Sophie Byatt from Castle and Crystal Credit Union.

Dudley’s Mayor rakes in £1,000 in online donations for his charities

Upper levels of Halesowen car park closing at night

Upper levels of Halesowen car park closing at night

An architect's design of the the retail units.

Retail park plan to revive derelict Oldbury site

Kickboxing kids, front from left, Matilda Billingham, Josh Bullock and Yusuf Ahmad. Back from left, Harvey Adlam, Craig Heath and SumayyaAhmad.

Kickboxing triumphs for Cradley Heath club

Presenter Dorrie Hall with Echo the barn owl

Half term fun at the zoo

Dudley North MP Ian Austin's new office is based at St James House

New town centre office for Dudley North MP

Ana Wilson, Cllr Khurshid Ahmed, Matthew Broadhouse, Carly Sadler and manager Zeyan Iqbal outside one of Dudley's newest businesses, Dessert Corner

Businesses are backing Dudley’s regeneration

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Sophie Dugmore prepared the pancakes for Jazz and Sprout

WATCH: Dudley Zoo's orangutans tuck into a Shrove Tuesday treat

Claire South and Lucy Goodway

Dedicated Dudley midwife Claire South wins top regional award

Barmaid who pulled pints across Dudley borough escapes jail for benefits fiddle

Barmaid who pulled pints across Dudley borough escapes jail for benefits fiddle

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Nathan Morris

Drug dealer Nathan Morris jailed for decade for gun possession

From left, Cllr Judy Foster, Cllr Hilary Bills, Sgt Debra Rowbotham, Cllr Ian Cooper, PCC David Jamieson, Cllr Donella Russell and PCSO Sarah Whittall.

Wanted: Police hub in Halesowen

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Violent Halesowen spurned lover jailed for attacking ex-girlfriend

Violent Halesowen spurned lover jailed for attacking ex-girlfriend

Historical whopper discovered by Haden Hill House Museum historian

Haden Hill House Museum.

Playtime takes a step back at Haden Hill House

Dudley Rotarians collect £4,715 for good causes

Dudley Rotarians collect £4,715 for good causes

A selection of entries by pupils of Highfields Primary School.

Rowley Regis children show of their skills in story writing competition

Dudley schools debate set for pupils to mark Safer Internet Day

School debate set for pupils to mark Safer Internet Day

Liz Versi BEM.

Former Halesowen schoolgirl awarded BEM

Bomb hoaxes stretch into fourth week as Halesowen and Oldbury schools targeted

Bomb hoaxes stretch into fourth week as Halesowen and Oldbury schools targeted

Police release statement about latest bomb hoaxes in Halesowen and Oldbury

Police release statement about latest bomb hoaxes in Halesowen and Oldbury

Cllr Bob Sleigh says the survey has had a big response

Councillor claims big response on last day of survey in combined authority debate

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Family release statement and police appeal for information after Rowley crash

Family release statement and police appeal for information after Rowley crash

The museum's costume demonstrators l-r Daniel Williams and Robert Oestmann preparing for the Peaky Blinders night

Museum visitors invited to step inside the murky underworld of the Peaky Blinders

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Trains delayed as lorry crashes into Cradley Heath bridge

Trains delayed as lorry crashes into Cradley Heath bridge

Old Hill's Holy Trinity Church is holding Women's Day of Prayer Service

Romsley Post Office set to close for refurbishment and new services

Before the courts

Before the courts

Celebrate the year of the monkey at Dudley Zoo

Celebrate the year of the monkey at Dudley Zoo

James Watkins with the bostin' Valentine's Day cards

Bag a bostin' card for your Valentine

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