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.

Row over Halesowen park plan

5:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PLANS to protect a Halesowen park from traveller invasions have been slammed as inadequate.

Redevelopment a step nearer for former Halesowen Fire Station

3:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE go-ahead has been given for the demolition of Halesowen Fire Station, paving the way for houses to be built on the site.

Halesowen UKIP councillor to hold surgeries

3:22pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MEMBERS of the public can raise issues with Halesowen North UKIP councillor Stuart Henley at surgeries he is planning to hold.

Breaking news New plans revealed for Dudley mosque on Hall Street site

Stourbridge News:

12:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEW plans have been revealed for a new mosque in Dudley on the controversial Hall Street site.

Young people with learning difficulties brush up on helping their community

Stourbridge News:

12:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS with learning difficulties from Dudley got to work for their community when they helped smarten up a school playground in Dudley.

Halesowen lens maker notches up 40 years service

12:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A LOYAL worker at a Halesowen lens maker found himself in the frame when colleagues marked his 40 years of long service.

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.

Rowley Regis mum highlights meningitis risks

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

AS one Halesowen family struggles to come to terms with the devastating effect of meningitis on their paralysed daughter a Rowley Regis mum whose little girl lost limbs from the disease eight years ago has spoken out to raise awareness.

Thousands expected to turn out for Halesowen's Black Country Road Run

Stourbridge News: The Black Country Road Run is being held this weekend in Halesowen

8:32am Thursday 18th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people will descend on Halesowen this weekend for the Black Country Road Run and fun run.

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.

Man hurt after central Dudley stabbing

Stourbridge News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

12:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN was treated by paramedics after being stabbed during an incident in central Dudley.

Walled garden grant held up

5:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A BID to buy the historic walled garden in The Leasowes and preserve it for the people of Halesowen has been dealt a blow.

Two Halesowen fundraisers gear up for cancer ride

Stourbridge News:

12:29pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO big-hearted Halesowen fundraisers are gearing up for the largest charity cycle ride ever to be held in Birmingham to raise money for a cancer charity.

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.

Cradley's Civil War retold

10:43am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CIVIL War skirmishes and Cradley’s contribution to the early armaments industry will be the subject of a local history talk next Thursday (September 25).

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.

Community litter pick being held in Shell Corner

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COMMUNITY litter pick is being held in Shell Corner next weekend.

Cradley Baptist Church holding Macmillan Coffee Morning

7:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CRADLEY Baptist Church wants people to be pretty in pink for a Macmillan Coffee Morning next week.

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.

Halesowen residents oppose car wash plan

5:56pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

RESIDENTS and councillors are dismayed that a failed bid to open a hand car wash in the car park of a Halesowen pub has been resurrected.

Special delivery for Old Hill school

Stourbridge News:

4:05pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POSTIE made a special delivery to an Old Hill school when he popped in to read them his favourite children’s stories.

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.

Oldbury celebrates its golden stars

Stourbridge News:

2:41pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

OLDBURY turned Goldbury for the day when hundreds of people turned out to celebrate and cheer on Sandwell’s Commonwealth Games stars.

Cradley MP urging people to get involved in Wear it Pink charity campaign

Stourbridge News: Margot James at the Parliament Wear it Pink event

1:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CRADLEY MP Margot James was pretty in pink when she attended The Breast Cancer Campaign Parliamentary fundraiser.

Ex accordion champ to strike a chord in Rowley Regis

1:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER world champion accordion player will be hitting the high notes during a performance in Rowley Regis.

Rowley Regis plumber in attack after binge drinking

1:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BINGE drinking was blamed for a Rowley Regis plumber throwing a punch at a fellow drinker and breaking his jaw and eye socket after they had been thrown out of a Stourbridge nightspot.

Netherton event set to be speed dating for business

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

1:28pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BUDDING business leaders are being invited to see how they can grow their companies in Netherton.

Dudley anti-flab guru on last legs of charity challenge

Stourbridge News: Ruth Hill celebrating another milestone in her charity challenge

12:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DUDLEY’S chief flab-buster is on the last legs of a gruelling set of challenges to practice what she preaches.

Salvation Army holding Cradley Heath harvest concert

11:46am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HARVEST concert featuring two Salvation Army bands is being held in Cradley Heath next weekend.

Harvest services being held at Hurst Green Methodist Church

11:34am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HALESOWEN church is holding two services this Sunday to celebrate Harvest.

Modernisation of Rowley Regis Crematorium gets under way

Stourbridge News: Sam Gaunt from funeral directors F.P Gaunt and Sons, Councillor Mahboob Hussain and Don Ward from Interclass at Rowley Regis Crematorium.

11:06am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE £1.3 million modernisation of the outdated Rowley Regis Crematorium has begun this week.

Biker fighting for life after Dudley smash

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12:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BIKER is fighting for his life after being thrown around 20 feet after a crash with a lorry in Dudley.

Trike rider hurt after lorry smash in Dudley

Stourbridge News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital suffering with back pain and a head injury after a collision in Dudley.

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.

Halesowen armed robber jailed for 16 years

8:17am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN ARMED robber who terrified staff at a Halesowen bank during a vicious raid has been jailed for 16 years.

Prospective pupils and teachers invited for open events at Ormiston Academy

8:11am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ORMISTON Forge Academy in Cradley Heath is throwing open its doors this month to prospective students and their parents.

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).

Christina Edkins report charts missed opportunities to prevent killer walking the streets

Stourbridge News:

3:31pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE report into the mistakes of various agencies across Birmingham, Worcestershire and the Black Country which failed to prevent paranoid schizophrenic killing Christina Edkins has made 51 recommendations.

Dudley granny grew drugs to pay off catalogue debts

Stourbridge News: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

3:27pm Monday 15th September 2014

A DUDLEY grandmother turned to cannabis production after running up £5,000 worth of debts to catalogue clubs.

Family of Christina's killer: "Incident could have been avoided"

Stourbridge News:

12:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE family of paranoid schizophrenic Phillip Simelane, who killed Christina Edkins after a long history of disturbing behaviour, have also responded to the investigation into her death.

Christina's family react to report into shocking failings concerning her killer

Stourbridge News: Sad farewell to Christina Edkins

12:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE heartbroken family of tragic Halesowen schoolgirl have responded to the report which highlighted the mistakes by various agencies concerning her killer Phillip Simelane.

Shocking report reveals litany of official mistakes leading up to Christina killing

Stourbridge News: Murdered: Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins

12:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SHOCKING investigation report into the events leading up to the murder of Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins has revealed her tragic death could have been avoided if the killer had received better mental health care.

Dudley man killed himself after threatening wife with a gun

Stourbridge News: The scene of the fatal fire in Wood Street 071413M

12:03pm Monday 15th September 2014

A DUDLEY man killed himself after threatening his wife with an air pistol while banned from visiting his family home.

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.

Arson attack spells sad end for abandoned Halesowen school

Stourbridge News: Over forty firefighters were needed to tackle the blaze at Holt Farm Primary School.

11:17am Monday 15th September 2014

AN ARSON attack at the derelict Holt Farm Primary School, which has been a magnet for anti-social behaviour, has destroyed most of the building.

Cops charge two after Gornal gun club car theft

Stourbridge News: A health care trust worker has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials

12:42pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE have charged two men with receiving stolen goods after a car was taken from outside a Lower Gornal gun club.



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