Historian to speak the language of the Black Country in Dudley

Stourbridge News: MAYOR’S DIARY

5:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

HISTORIANS will be speaking the language of the Black Country at a talk in Dudley.

Concert set to help Oldbury centre's garden blossom.

Stourbridge News: Acorn Lodge staff  Rebecca Clark and Emma Lennon with users (from left)  Eyaz Arif, Christopher Murphy and  Simon Connon.

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A CONCERT is being planned to raise funds to create a sensory and wheelchair-friendly garden at an Oldbury day centre for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Laughter yoga sessions set to raise smiles in Stourbridge park

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

MAGGIE Thompson is attempting to light up a Stourbridge park early next month with her laughter yoga Sessions.

Bishop remembers missing jet tragedy in his Easter message

Stourbridge News: SUPPORT: The Bishop of Worcester, the Rt Rev John Inge.

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE head of the Church of England in Dudley has focused on the missing Malaysian airliner for his Easter message.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Stourbridge News: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:07pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

New crew member for Black Country tourist attraction team

Stourbridge News: Sarah Fellows is the new heritage officer for the canal trust portal

5:06pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust has a new crew member to boost community links as work begins on a £3m renovation.

Blues festival tickets up for grabs

Stourbridge News: Swampcandy.

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

TICKET sales are hotting up for the first two-day blues festival to be held in Halesowen.

Three injured as car smashes into bridge

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Three people have been injured in an early hours smash in Kingswinford. A car careered into the bridge on Bromley Lane at around 3.20am this morning (Saturday) injuring two women and a man in his twenties. Three ambulances and two paramedic crew attended the scene. The front seat female passenger received bruises to the face and the male driver broke his leg. The back seat female passenger suffered bruises. All three were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

Free pet checks in Halesowen

Stourbridge News: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Free pet checks in Dudley

Stourbridge News: Dogmobile coming to St Albans

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

DOG owners living in Dudley Council’s high rise flats can book their pet in for a free health check, courtesy of the PDSA.

Mountain biker rescued after crashing in the Clent Hills

9:35am Saturday 19th April 2014

A fallen mountain biker has had to be rescued by ambulance workers after hitting a tree in the Clent Hills.

Stourbridge vintage fair returns

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people flock to Stourbridge's bi-monthly vintage fair and organisers hope May's event will be no exception.

Charity football match to kick-off in Halesowen

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY football match is set to kick-off at Halesowen Town to raise money for an autism charity.

Cracking Easter treat for Clent youngsters

Stourbridge News: Delivering the eggs l-r Val Morgan, customer services manager and Julie Bate, PR ambassador for the Amblecote store.

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CLENT youngsters received a cracking Easter treat thanks to shoppers in Amblecote and Brierley Hill.

Big Top returns to Hagley next week

Stourbridge News: Big Top returns to Hagley next week

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

JOHN Lawson's all-human circus will be appearing at Webbs Garden Centre in West Hagley over the Easter school holidays.

Full throttle family fun at Halfpenny Green Airport

Stourbridge News: Josh Richards (10) and Henry Burton (9) with a model Hurricane fighter, John Vaughan, Roy Targonski and Richard Currinn. Buy this photo: 161426L.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on Halfpenny Green Airport for the Wings, Wheels and Rotors event.

TOWIE star meets fans at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: James 'Arg' Argent with his book.

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE only way was Brierley Hill for fans of reality TV star James 'Arg' Argent today (Thursday).

Police launch blitz on shed burglars

Stourbridge News: Police interactive crime prevention day Stourbridge: l-r Stewart Garratt from the investigation team and acting Sgt John Price. Buy this photo: 171401M.

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are using the humble lawnmower as their latest weapon for a blitz on the borough's burglars.

Roses to raise cash for Poppy Day in Blackheath

Stourbridge News: Ex-army wives Shirley Eades (left) and Ellen Sigley with the red rose buttonholes .

4:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

RED rose buttonholes are been sold from Saturday to mark St George’s Day and raise funds for Blackheath’s next Poppy Day parade.

Netherton neighbour praised for helping nab smash and grab raider

Stourbridge News: Smash and grab raider Christopher Burchell

3:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A QUICK-THINKING Netherton neighbour has been praised by cops for helping catch a smash and grab raider red handed.

Sparkling new partnership for Midlands Air Ambulance

Stourbridge News: L-r: Sarah Low, Laura Dean, Phil Higgs and Julian Spier.

2:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill jeweller has picked Midlands Air Ambulance to be its charity of 2014.

Hell run challenge to support Halesowen cancer sufferer

Stourbridge News: Part of team in training (from left)  Andrew Hipwood, Jon O'Brien, Ben Smith, Andy Westwood, and Jade Miller.  (The rest of the team is made up by Luke Barratt, Nikki Rutter and Emily Googenheim).

3:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NINE Halesowen friends will become hell runners on Saturday as they tackle an endurance cross country challenge to raise money for a cancer charity.

Old Hill Cricket Club top brass vow good times are around the corner

Stourbridge News: Old Hill Cricket Club

12:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DETERMINED Old Hill Cricket Club chiefs have vowed the good times will return after a troubled year which has included financial difficulties, committee member exits, scaremongering and now a violent robbery.

Rowley Regis smoker avoids jail after burning partner's face

12:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A RECKLESS Rowley Regis smoker has avoided jail after burning his partner's chin after pushing her in the face with a fag in his hand.

16-year-old has the Colley Gate wow factor

12:45pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SINGER from Birmingham struck a chord with judges at a Wow Factor competition in Colley Gate.

Black Country charity calls for Dudley people to offer a helping hand

Stourbridge News: Help is at hand

11:52am Thursday 17th April 2014

A BLACK Country charity is calling upon caring Dudley folk to help vulnerable teenagers by offering them a spare room in their home.

Health centre open longer to ease pain on Dudley emergency teams

Stourbridge News: Keelinge House where the Holly Hall walk-in medical centre is based

10:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

HEALTH bosses have agreed to extend opening hours at the Walk-In Centre in Holly Hall Clinic to help ease the pressure on Accident and Emergency services in Dudley.

Tech-savvy criminals now using heat-seeking drones to target cannabis farms

Stourbridge News: Flying drones will become a more familiar site in our skies

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

FLYING drones fitted with heat-seeking cameras are being used by criminals to find cannabis farms in Halesowen, Cradley Heath and Oldbury so they can steal the crops.

Three days of Easter fun in Netherton

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy three days of Easter fun at Dudley Wood Learning Centre.

Police and council launch attack on bogus callers in Halesowen

3:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE streets of Halesowen are being turned into a no-go zone for bogus-callers in a joint operation between police and trading standards officers.

Iconic sitcom Fawlty Towers being staged by Halesowen theatre group

Stourbridge News: Dave Francis Williams and Jordan Smith prepare for An Evening With Fawlty Towers.

12:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ICONIC British comedy Fawlty Towers is being tackled by Halesowen's Mayhem Theatre Company.

Youngsters party with Peppa Pig at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: L-r Evie Noon, aged four and Lily Noon, aged six from Stourport.

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHILDREN'S favourite Peppa Pig popped to Merry Hill yesterday (Monday) to host a party for her loyal fans.

Brierley Hill gym launches Easter egg amnesty

Stourbridge News: Some of Audrey's hand-decorated eggs

11:24am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUSY Brierley Hill based PureGym is appealing for donations of Easter eggs to deliver to a local charity.

College boss slams Dudley Council planners for "ridiculous" crossing rejection

Stourbridge News: Dudley Colege principal Lowell Williams is unhappy with council planners who threw out his crossing plan

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DUDLEY College’s boss has blasted councillors for a “ridiculous” decision he says could put students in danger.

999 crews on scene at Sedgley car smash

Stourbridge News: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

10:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Sedgely between two cars on Gospel End Road.

Tireless worker for Blackheath loses cancer battle

Stourbridge News: Mary Docker

1:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PASSIONATE campaigner for Blackheath and its people Mary Docker has died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 59.

Band hopes to strke a chord in Halesowen with Black Country Festival

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A UKULELE band is tuning up to spearhead celebrations in Halesowen town centre as part of the region’s inaugural Black Country Festival.

Work under way at new Sedgley church cafe

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK has begun on a new community cafe at a Sedgley church which will provide services for vulnerable people of all ages.

Flying lifesavers urge Black Country bank holiday fun seekers to stay safe

Stourbridge News: Every flight by Midlands Air Ambulance costs £2,500, all paid for by donations from the public and business

5:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACK Country people planning an Easter getaway are being urged to stay safe by air ambulance medics.

Dudley Tories will survive despite loss of five retiring councillors

5:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DUDLEY Conservatives will survive despite the news that five long-serving top Tories are to step down at the next election, party leader Councillor Patrick Harley has promised.

Dudley Tories will survive despite loss of five retiring councillors

5:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DUDLEY Conservatives will survive despite the news that five long-serving top Tories are to step down at the next election, party leader Councillor Patrick Harley has promised.

Friends of Coombeswood Wedge get community forum cash windfall

Stourbridge News: Clean up: Volunteers test out new equipment  in the wedge.

2:31pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Friends of Coombeswood Wedge has given the Halesowen beauty spot a spring clean after getting a cash windfall.

Halesowen sellers of fake goods must sell home

2:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A COUPLE have been told they must sell the Halesowen home they turned into a shop to sell thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit goods, to help clear their ill-gotten gains.

Cheers for magnificent Molly, 12

12:51pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT Molly Martin brought the house down when she took part in the Sport Relief Swimathon at Dudley Leisure Centre.

Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

Stourbridge News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SEDGLEY based Beacon Centre has been boosted by the efforts of cyclists Graham Hodson and Mel Perry who have spent the week pedalling their way around all the major football grounds in the North West of England.

Young Halesowen business brains are top of the class

Stourbridge News: Caslon’s young business brains (Back l-r Nabeel Iqbal, Lydia Fletcher, Maria Bradley, Thanei Hamed,  Shakiel Bloomer, (all 10), and  Yusef Saleh, (9). (Front from left) Connor Gethen, (10), Paige Williams, (9), Nabila Ali, (10).

12:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

UP-and-coming entrepreneurs at a Halesowen school are top of the class after scooping first and second place in an enterprise challenge.

Black Country explorer scouts set for a trip of a lifetime

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FOUR lucky explorer scouts from Dudley borough can look forward to the trip of a lifetime after being selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Cradley Heath choir to hit a high note in singing cavern

12:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHORAL group Cradley Heath Male Voice Choir will have the Dudley Canal’s Singing Cavern living up to its name with a performance in May.

Surprise donation pays for Dudley Museum restoration of landscape master's works

Stourbridge News: Sir Alfred East's painting A Native Scene

10:22am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOROUGH art experts are celebrating a surprise donation for a trio of paintings by a leading British landscape artist.

Colley Gate school preparing for national first aid final

Stourbridge News: Preparing for the final: Willow Markham, Emilia Dyer, James Lacey, Chloe Davies and Lydia Bevan.

8:38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PUPILS from a Colley Gate primary school are swatting up for the final of a national first aid competition organised by St John's Ambulance.



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