Missing teen found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

9:47am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Black Country boy say he has been found safe and well.

Missing Rowley Regis teen found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

9:43am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Rowley Regis boy say he has been found safe and well.

Cannabis factory discovered on Halesowen estate

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

3:53pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE raided a Halesowen industrial unit and discovered cannabis plants with a potential value of £300,000, a court heard.

Spruce up for Cradley Heath coppice

Stourbridge News:

3:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NATURE reserve was given a timely spruce-up as part of Sandwell Council’s Safer 6 campaign in Cradley Heath.

Oldbury pub brawl left peacemaker injured

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

2:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ugly brawl in an Oldbury pub landed a man who helped keep young offenders out of further trouble in the dock.

Halesowen solicitors in charity bake-off

Stourbridge News:

2:05pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SOLICITORS from Halesowen will be swapping their legal briefs for baking tins and creating Halloween-themed cakes which will be sold in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s tomorrow (Friday).

Dudley gardens to get £1.3m makeover

Stourbridge News: Coronation Gardens are in for a £1.3m upgrade 320547L

11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DUDLEY landmark is to get a £1.3m makeover which will include the refurbishment of a famous fountain's waterworks.

Car thief raids Rowley Regis shop

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

11:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TEENAGE car thief used a stolen vehicle for a gang raid on a Rowley Regis shop, a court heard.

Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work

Stourbridge News: .

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping unemployed young people across the Black Country get on the career ladder.

Rowley Regis druggie tried to strangle his mum

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

10:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DRUG addict has been jailed for 10 months after a court heard he tried to strangle his mother at her Rowley Regis home.

Police release suspect image in Netherton robber hunt

Stourbridge News:

10:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man who ripped a gold chain from the neck of a shop worker.

Halesowen drinkers left in the dark

Stourbridge News:

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DRINKERS will be left in the dark after councillors refused permission for a Halesowen pub to light up an outdoor bar and seating area.

Dudley mum set for Sahara trek

Stourbridge News: Leanne Williams getting set for her charity trek

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TIRELESS Dudley cancer champion Leanne Williams embarks on her biggest challenge to date early next month when she attempts a seven-day trek across the Sahara Desert.

Wind turbine blade smashes into Rowley Regis garden

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FAMILY were left traumatised after a 4ft blade broke from a wind turbine in the grounds of a Rowley Regis school and spun out of control narrowly missing their house.

Cradley councillor boosts YMCA campaign

Stourbridge News:

5:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BIG-HEARTED Cradley councillor, who fosters children, organised a mayoral reception in Dudley for the YMCA to highlight the organisation's work with children in need of a home.

Angry Hunnington villagers pack meeting over enforcement action

Stourbridge News:

5:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ABOUT 50 angry villagers demanded enforcement action against a Hunnington landowner accused of “rural vandalism” at a special meeting of the parish council.

Bus route diverted onto Cradley Heath estate after protest

Stourbridge News:

5:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE huge outcry over the removal of buses on Cradley Heath's Lodgefield estate has had an impact.

Judge issues warning to witnesses who made moonwalk video while waiting to give evidence

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

3:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO young Brierley Hill men involved in making a Michael Jackson moonwalk video as they waited to give evidence in an assault trial have been given a ticking off by a judge.

Horror night at Halesowen school

Stourbridge News:

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AS Halloween approaches, a Halesowen school is being transformed into the venue for a terrifying zombie night when ghosts and ghouls run riot in the corridors and classrooms.

Dudley cannabis farmer grew plants in his loft

Stourbridge News: Cannabis factory found in garage

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man caught growing 12 cannabis plants in his loft has been given a 26 week jail term suspended for two years.

Teen used car stolen in Dudley for Rowley Regis raid

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

3:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLACK Country teenager who used a car he stole from a house in Dudley in a robbery at a Rowley Regis store has been locked up for five years three months.

Dudley man died after taking cocktail of drugs

Stourbridge News: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man died after taking a cocktail of drugs, an inquest was told.

Dudley chief exec £8k pay hike despite budget bloodbath

Stourbridge News:

2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DUDLEY’S new chief executive is set to collect an £8k pay rise despite the council planning a budget bloodbath.

Russells Hall hospital cleared after illegal restraint claim

Stourbridge News: Russells Hall hospital where complains procedures have been branded not fit for purpose

12:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RUSSELLS Hall hospital has been cleared of illegally restraining patients after allegations from workers turned whistleblowers.

Spooky half-term fun on offer at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: Family Halloween Disco

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FRIGHTENINGLY free fun is on offer at Merry Hill this half-term, with storytelling, crafty activities and spooky face painting on offer.

Former bus company's boss sadness

Stourbridge News:

1:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE former owner of a historic closure-threatened bus company that serves Halesowen has spoken of his sadness of its demise.

Cradley shop owner loses planning battle

Stourbridge News:

11:22am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has breathed a sigh of relief after a plan to change conditions on a shop unit in Cradley’s Windmill Hill was thrown out amid fears there could be three hot food outlets sited side by side along the busy road.

Halesowen fire station demolition given the go-ahead

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLAN to demolish Halesowen Fire Station to make way for 12 new homes has finally had the go-ahead.

Pennies for petals to boost Halesowen's blooms

Stourbridge News:

5:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHOPPERS are being asked to donate pennies for petals to ensure Halesowen blossoms in time for next year’s Britain in Bloom contest.

Cradley Heath peace activist preparing for walk with history maker

Stourbridge News: Nobel Peace Prize nominee Rajagopal PV is coming to the Midlands

5:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PEACE activist from Cradley Heath who campaigned for landless farmers to get rights in India is urging people to join a walk with her hero on Monday.

Dudley religious leaders unite to condemn Alan Henning murder

Stourbridge News:

5:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY’S religious leaders have united to condemn the killing of British hostage Alan Henning by extremists from Islamic State (IS).

Sandwell Council's top brass revive spectre of Cockney benefit tourists invading borough

Stourbridge News: Cheeky chappy Cockneys will love a Ruby Murray in Old Hill

4:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE spectre of invading Cockney benefit tourists has been raised again by Sandwell Council's top brass who claim London authorities are preparing to "dump" poor families in the borough.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between October 13 and 17:

Axe-wielding robber attacks man in Oldbury street

Stourbridge News:

5:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN axe-wielding robber repeatedly hit a man in an Oldbury street as he walked home from work and made off with his mobile phone and wallet.

Kind-hearted Quinton churchgoers raise huge amount for Blackheath charity

Stourbridge News:

3:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SUCCESSFUL fundraising drive by kind-hearted Christians in Quinton has resulted in a Blackheath charity being awarded £13,000.

Heart charity's Halesowen appeal

Stourbridge News: Evening of Ballroom and Latin dancing in aid of British Heart Foundation

3:58pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LEADING heart research charity will spend a day in Halesowen appealing to shoppers to ‘bag it and beat it’.

Brierley Hill man died from injuries sustained in motorbike accident, inquest told

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man died from injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident while on holiday in Goa, an inquest was told.

Private education company offering free workshops in Oldbury

2:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PRIVATE education company is offering free workshops in Oldbury next week.

Dudley gets set for event to honour Britain's war heroes

Stourbridge News: Back l-r Pete Hawthorn, Bob Biggs and Phil Holden from the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice ChoirFront l-r Gordon Willetts, Keith Moss, Councillor Ken Finch (middle) chairman of the Gentlemen Songsters, Councillor Margaret Aston, Mayor of Dudley and John De

2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRITAIN'S war heroes will be remembered at a major festival of commemoration which is set to take place in Dudley.

Cradley church choir set to hit a high note with modern musical

Stourbridge News:

2:19pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CRADLEY church choir is hoping to strike a chord with a production of a modern musical entitled Apostle.

Information website launched for Halesowen tenants and residents

Stourbridge News:

2:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN online one-stop shop has been set up for Halesowen residents, giving them more information at their fingertips about housing involvement.

Halesowen students a cut above in nativity costumes

Stourbridge News:

1:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FASHION and textile students at Halesowen College have teamed up with Our Lady and St Kenelm RC Primary School to create fresh new nativity play costumes.

Dudley Wood bus passengers face a long-haul to hospital

Stourbridge News: L-r angry passengers Ann Marsh and John Marsh with Cllr Bryan Cotterill. 431420MH

12:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DUDLEY Wood passengers face a long-haul to hospital after being told there are no plans for direct bus links.

Jazz at Rowley Regis club set to attract packed house

Stourbridge News:

12:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MUSIC club organisers are hoping for another record turnout for a return gig in Rowley Regis by one of the region’s most popular jazz bands.

Classic choral works to hit a high note at Halesowen concert

Stourbridge News:

11:54am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CLASSICS by Mozart and Haydn will feature in this year’s autumn concert by the Halesowen Choral Society.

Black Country solicitors ensure charity coffers are law-full

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

12:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACK Country solicitors made sure charity coffers were law-full to the brim at their annual quiz.

Walsall singers to strike a chord in Halesowen

Stourbridge News:

11:26am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Walsall Harmonic Male Voice Choir will be hitting the high notes in a concert in Halesowen next month.

Jail for drunken thug who attacked Dudley taxi driver

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

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DRUNKEN thug who savagely punched and kicked a taxi driver in Dudley town centre has been jailed for 18 months.

Call for Colley Gate tree chop before an accident is caused

Stourbridge News:

12:11pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FED up residents of a Colley Gate street are appealing to Dudley Council to pollard an overgrown lime tree outside their homes before someone is injured.

Daisy-Mae's birthday bash will help families of premature Black Country babies

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE parents of a premature Black Country baby are planning a big fundraising bash to celebrate her first birthday.



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