Oldbury teenager stalked by man obsessed

Stourbridge News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

5:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A STALKER who bombarded an Oldbury teenager with hundreds of phone calls and text messages when he became "obsessed" with the girl after seeing her singing on YouTube has been jailed for 22 months.

Blow for Tories as borough councillors defect to Labour

Stourbridge News:

5:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

DUDLEY’S Conservative group has been dealt a blow after two borough councillors defected to Labour claiming Tories are out of touch.

MP open to quizzing in Cradley Heath

Stourbridge News: James Morris MP.

3:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

RESIDENTS are being given the chance to quiz Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris on issues that are important to them.

Loved ones remembered at Halesowen church

Stourbridge News:

12:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PEOPLE who have lost loved ones are being invited to a special service of remembrance at a Halesowen church.

Halesowen and Sandwell prepare to remember war dead

Stourbridge News:

11:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN appeal is being made for volunteers to help marshal this year’s Poppy Day parade from Old Hill to the Rowley Regis war memorial.

Cradley Heath bus plan upsets pensioners

Stourbridge News:

11:53am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PLAN to divert a bus route to include a Cradley Heath estate but miss out an area with a high elderly population has been condemned.

Top golfing qualification for Rowley pro

Stourbridge News:

11:48am Thursday 30th October 2014

GOLF professional Jamie Cundy has success down to a tee after passing one of the sport's toughest qualifications.

Supermarket slowdown blamed for lack of deal on Dudley eyesore

Stourbridge News: Cavendish House, Dudley.

10:55am Thursday 30th October 2014

A LEADING councillor claims redevelopment of a shabby Dudley site is being slowed by the woes of the supermarket business.

Woman in hospital after Lower Gornal crash

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10:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after suffering serious leg injuries during a road crash in Lower Gornal.

Borough parents urged to protect youngsters against flu

Stourbridge News: Wharfedale parents urged to take up flu spray despite controversy

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

PARENTS in Dudley borough are being reminded to get their youngsters vaccinated against flu.

Hunnington enforcement action "not enough" say villagers

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

ENFORCEMENT action is being taken to order a Hunnington landowner to refill a large hole which he dug to infill with commercial waste.

Halesowen road run teams up with festival

Stourbridge News:

11:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW date has been chosen for Halesowen’s Black Country Road Run – cementing its place as the region’s premier fundraising occasion.

Fallen rememembered in Oldbury stage play

Stourbridge News:

11:41am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE curtain is set to rise on a timely tribute to the fallen of the First World War at Oldbury’s Barlow Theatre.

200 cannabis plants found in Halesowen house

Stourbridge News: Some of the cannabis plants found at the Shrivenham Road house

6:18pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE found a cannabis factory in a Halesowen house - leading to the seizure of 200 plants.

Government under fire ahead of firefighters strike

Stourbridge News:

6:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WEST Midlands rescue service leader has accused the Government of playing "Russian roulette" with public safety as firefighters prepare for a four-day strike from Friday night.

Thumbs down on Birchley Island motorists' views

Stourbridge News:

6:08pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

COUNCILLORS are expected to reject motorists’ choice for action to cut jams at an Oldbury blackspot – despite spending cash asking for their views.

Black Country firm announces £2.5m move to Dudley

Stourbridge News:

3:35pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BLACK Country manufacturing company has announced a £2.5m expansion which will bring new jobs to Dudley.

Free magazines for Dudley's library users

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

MORE than 100 top magazines are available to read for free online through Dudley’s Council’s library service.

Sandwell Council workers celebrate wages victory

Stourbridge News:

6:01pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ADMIN workers at Sandwell Council are celebrating an 11th-hour victory that has saved around 30 of them from losing up to £4,000 a year in wages.

Blackheath charity shop in bag challenge

Stourbridge News:

12:53pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SHOPPERS are being urged to help a Blackheath charity shop by filling 2,000 bags with donations of clothes to boost its stock.

Whistle-blower lost job after complaint about hospital patient who died at bus stop, tribunal hears

Stourbridge News: Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley

11:50am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WHISTLE-BLOWING complaint about an elderly male patient found dead at a bus stop after being left there in the early hours following his discharge from a Dudley hospital allegedly led to a security manager losing his job, a tribunal heard.

Dudley's deputy chief set for rough night to help homeless teens

Stourbridge News:

11:34am Wednesday 29th October 2014

DUDLEY’S deputy chief is set for a rough night at Christmas to help highlight the plight of homeless teenagers.

Emergency medics in action at Dudley crashes today

Stourbridge News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

10:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AMBULANCE crews have been in action at two separate incidents on roads in Dudley this morning (Wednesday October 29).

Arson attack on Rowley Regis derelict factory

Stourbridge News:

12:25pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DERELICT Rowley Regis factory was partly destroyed in an arson attack on Tuesday night.

Protesters rally against proposed cuts to Dudley's youth service

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

PROTESTERS say proposed cuts to the borough's youth services are a "shattering blow to young people" and will lead to the "total destruction" of the service.

Free digital autopsies offered in Sandwell

Stourbridge News:

9:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CASH-strapped Sandwell Council will be the first local authority in the country to offer digital autopsies at no extra cost to bereaved families.

Halesowen officer in operation to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone

Stourbridge News:

6:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A ROYAL Fleet Auxiliary officer, from Halesowen, has been sent to Sierra Leone as part of the UK military operation to help combat the spread of Ebola.

Halesowen church pays homage to the departed

Stourbridge News:

4:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PEOPLE who have lost loved ones are being invited to a special service of remembrance at a Halesowen church.

Little Mix to switch on Merry Hill's Christmas lights

Stourbridge News: Little Mix will play Westonbirt on June 20

3:19pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

LITTLE Mix will bring festive cheer to Merry Hill when they switch on this year's Christmas lights.

Dudley Tory candidate defends dodgy driving after internet video blunder

Stourbridge News:

3:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGE Dudley Conservative candidate who promotes campaigns on road safety has been forced to defend his own dodgy driving.

Double piano treat at Halesowen church

Stourbridge News:

3:33pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MUSICAL first will hit a high note at Halesowen’s parish church with both pianos being played at the same time in a concert.

Death of long serving Cradley midwife and campaigner.

Stourbridge News:

2:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

MUCH-loved Cradley midwife and campaigner Betty Holden has died at the age of 78.

Aduslt social care contact centre meeting in Cradley Heath

Stourbridge News:

3:18pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN open meeting is being held in Cradley Heath to inform Sandwell residents about the council’s adult social care contact centre, Sandwell ASSIST, on Friday November 14 at the Salvation Army, Meredith Street. To find out more, or to book, call 0121 569 7210.

Missing Sandwell teenagers found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

1:37pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO missing teenagers who disappeared from their homes in Cradley Heath and Rowley Regis have been found safe and well.

Cuts threaten youth services across Dudley borough

Stourbridge News:

12:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PROTESTERS fear proposed cuts will destroy Dudley's youth services, wielding a "shattering blow to young people".

Meeting announced for Netherton folk to get advice on free services

Stourbridge News: MAYOR’S DIARY

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NETHERTON folk are being given the chance to find out about free services from a range of organisations.

Dudley MP backs plan for entertainment return to Hippodrome

Stourbridge News: The Hippodrome in Dudley is safe at least until planners meet again to rule on its demolition

8:20am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DUDLEY North MP Ian Austin has thrown his weight behind a proposal to reopen the town’s Hippodrome theatre as an entertainment venue.

Volunteer custody visitors sought to visit cells across the West Midlands

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

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WEST Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson is looking for people keen to spend time behind bars.

Up, up and away with dreams for Halesowen

Stourbridge News:

1:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE heavens above Halesowen were filled with love for the town - as hundreds of people rallied against a claim that it is “where dreams go to die”.

Russells Hall venue to host charity spooktacular

Stourbridge News:

5:22pm Monday 27th October 2014

FUNDRAISERS will be able to take part in a fundraising spooktacular to support the Wellchild Children’s Charity.

Halesowen church call for heroes' relatives to attend

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A HALESOWEN church is hoping relatives of six men who fell during the First World War will attend their Remembrance Sunday service on November 9.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News: Court Report - January 16, 2014

5:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 20 and 24:

Netherton guides calling for ex-members to join anniversary reunion

Stourbridge News: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

3:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

A NETHERTON Guides and Brownies group is planning to celebrate its 90th anniversary with a reunion of former members.

Sandwell mayor scoops £35k for charity

Stourbridge News: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

FORMER Sandwell Mayor Linda Horton has helped raise over £35,000 for local charity.

Jilted jailbird went on Black Country crime spree after learning lover had a new man

Stourbridge News: Drug addict Sean Wilson had 66 previous convictions

2:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

A JILTED jailbird returned to crime after his partner had found a new lover while he was in prison.

Halesowen church book sale

Stourbridge News:

2:08pm Monday 27th October 2014

CARTERS Lane Baptist Church in Halesowen will be holding a book sale next Saturday, November 8 from 10am until noon.

Dudley Council shortlisted for national award

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

DUDLEY Council has been shortlisted for a national planning award for cracking down on rogue landlords.

Dudley market green scheme scoops national award

Stourbridge News: Cllr Judy Foster recycling at Dudley Market with Keith Stanley, Alan Bennett and Kevin Moore. 441402L

11:56am Monday 27th October 2014

A DUDLEY Council scheme to help market traders do their bit for the environment has scooped national recognition.

Halesowen's young jobless get helping hand from children's charity

Stourbridge News: .

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping Halesowen’s unemployed young people to get on the career ladder.

Ex News journalist publishes her first ebook

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 27th October 2014

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


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