Free advice for borough teenagers after GCSE results

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CONNEXIONS Dudley is offering free advice to all pupils who have received their GCSE results.

Farage reveals Dudley MEP Etheridge would stand down if he scores election hat-trick in 2015

Stourbridge News:

4:31pm Thursday 21st August 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage says Sedgley-based MEP Bill Etheridge will stand aside as an MEP if he wins a seat in Westminster.

Stourbridge children's author releases first book

Stourbridge News:

3:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A STOURBRIDGE children's author has released her first book about a terrible time keeper who gets thrust into a place full of strange creatures.

Stourbridge students celebrate as GCSE results released

Stourbridge News:

12:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ANXIOUS teenagers across the borough ripped open their GCSE results today to see if their hard work had paid off.

Borough freshers urged to get meningitis vaccine before heading to university

Stourbridge News: Flu jab warning for diabetics

10:59am Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS across the borough are being urged to get vaccinated against meningitis C infection before they head to university..

Man spared jail after Stourbridge nightspot scuffle

Stourbridge News: Case dropped against decorator who punched two men 'who were high on drugs' after faeces were thrown over his fence

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who hit a friend in the face with a bottle in a Stourbridge nightspot after he took offence at a "tasteless joke" has been spared jail.

Voters go to the polls today for West Mids police and crime commissioner election

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

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

VOTERS go to the polls across Dudley today (Thursday August 21) to elect a new police and crime commissioner to run West Midlands Police force.

Farage issues rallying call to voters ahead of police election

Stourbridge News:

5:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP issued a rallying call to borough voters ahead of tomorrow’s police and crime commissioner election.

Side by Side theatre group makes waves at festival

5:24pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STOUBRIDGE’S award-winning theatre group Side by Side made waves at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with their performance of Illyria on Sea.

Dudley deputy leader in line for online forum

Stourbridge News: Cllr Pete Lowe aims to stamp out blacklisting in Dudley

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DUDLEY Council is heading online for its latest community forum session which will take place on Facebook.

Flourishing start for new Kinver Rotary president

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ROGER Stephenson made a spectacular start to life as President of Rotary Club of Kinver.

Union J met their "ace" fans at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POP heartthrobs Union J were met by hundreds of screaming fans during a signing at Merry Hill.

Stourbridge coach crash driver remains in hospital

Stourbridge News:

11:31am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE driver of a Stourbridge coach which overturned on the M5 remained in hospital this morning (Wednesday).

Dudley museum set for a day of pre-historic hijinks

Stourbridge News: l-r Museum visitor Jonny Hughes with Adrian Durkin exhibitions officer with a  Mammoth tooth and  Pectins (shellfish fossils).  341438MH

11:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DUDLEY museum is aiming for pre-historic hijinks during a day of dino-events and fossilised fun.

Athletes invited to take on Kinver Rotary 10K

Stourbridge News: GP to run 52 miles for Chernobyl kids

10:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ATHLETES are being challenged to take part in the Rotary Club of Kinver's annual 10K road race - reckoned by many to be one of the toughest of its type in the region.

Wings and Wheels returns to Halfpenny Green Airport

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BLACK Country families can enjoy an action-packed bank holiday weekend at Halfpenny Green Airport.

Last chance for creative borough residents to enter art competition

Stourbridge News: Open day @ CICCIC- Art and Design course for adults

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CREATIVE borough residents with an experience of mental health issues have just days left to enter a competition, which encourages them to express themselves through art.

Norton nursery back on top form after last year's damning Ofsted report

Stourbridge News: School in special measures after inspection

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NORTON nursery is celebrating being back on top form following last year's damning report by Ofsted.

Borough bosses defend decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan

Stourbridge News: (9461573)

5:08pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DUDLEY borough bosses have been quick to defend the decision to order Black Country flags from Taiwan.

Profits from best-ever Kinver Country Fayre to be dished out to good causes

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GOOD causes stand to benefit thanks to the resounding success of this year's Kinver Country Fayre.

Stourbridge coach carrying Black Country youngsters overturns on M5

Stourbridge News:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COACH from Stourbridge carrying youngsters heading off for a seaside day trip has overturned on the M5.

Young Stourbridge dancers step up for English Youth Ballet show

Stourbridge News: L-r, back, Faye Hyde, Bethany Hickman, Charlie Howell, Victoria Jackson, Mia Andrews; front – Anuschka Sobainsky, Amy Stringer, Alicia Stokes and Alisha Stephenson.

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NINE young ballet stars are set to realise their dancing dreams when they take to the stage in a lavish adaptation of Sleeping Beauty next month.

Youth festival at Wordsley park hailed a success

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOLLOWING a successful youth festival at a Wordsley park, plans are now in place to hold a bigger and better event next year.

Baristas battle it out in Brierley Hill coffee-making competition

Stourbridge News: L - r Francesco Ceccarelli - Faradays restaurant and bar manager at The Copthorne at Merry Hill, Douwe Egberts head barista Damon Wilson and regional competition winner Krystian Dzida from Reading. Buy photo: 341413L

10:42am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BARISTAS battled it out at Merry Hill’s Copthorne Hotel when it hosted a coffee-making contest organised by Douwe Egberts.

Stourbridge chip shops hope to net top award

Stourbridge News:

10:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO Stourbridge chip shops are frying to be the best in the Midlands.

Stourbridge Theatre Company to perform Gaslight

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Theatre Company will bring a classic Victorian thriller to life next month.

Manhunt in Dudley after teenage girl attacked near Russells Hall Hospital

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

A MANHUNT is underway in Dudley after a teenage girl was threatened near Russells Hall Hospital.

Railway society meetings get back on track in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: All aboard: The Severn Valley Railway will be hosting two family fun weekends.

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Railway Society is getting on track with a new season of meetings for train buffs – at Stourbridge’s Bonded Warehouse.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

5:08pm Monday 18th August 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 11 and 15:

Norton man gears up for epic seven-day cycling challenge

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

MICHAEL Boden will embark on the challenge of a lifetime when he attempts to cycle from John O' Groats to Land's End within seven days.

Wollescote man jailed for stealing cash to fuel drug addiction

Stourbridge News:

3:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WOLLESCOTE drug addict who lured away his 90-year-old blind friend so he could steal £120 has been locked up for 10 months.

New curate aims to resurrect long-gone Stourbridge church

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

REVEREND Tom Fish is a man with a mission - charged with trying to bring back a long-gone church to an area of Stourbridge.

Extra free parking spaces to be installed in Stourbridge by next week

Stourbridge News:

4:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC chiefs this week confirmed they will be pulling out all the stops to bring extra free on-street parking spaces into being by next week.

The Fizzogs embark on whistle-stop tour

Stourbridge News: The Fizzogs

11:06am Monday 18th August 2014

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs are gearing up for a tour of Dudley and Sandwell which will see them recreate the laugh-out-loud routine that made them a worldwide hit.

Last chance to nominate unsung borough volunteer heroes

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DUDLEY borough is bidding to honour the selfless volunteers who play such an important role in their community.

Lye residents urged to join new tenants association

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A NEW tenants and residents association is encouraging Lye locals to get more involved by holding a drop-in event.

Dudley police hunt missing Halesowen woman

Stourbridge News:

5:45pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WEST Midlands police have launched an investigation to locate a missing 59-year-old Halesowen woman.

Prizes up for grabs for those who snap what they love about Dudley

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

PEOPLE who take part in a photo competition to show just how much they love Dudley could win some great prizes.

Dudley rockers EofE to support The Vamps on autumn tour

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

BLACK Country rock band, EofE have been announced they will be supporting The Vamps on their upcoming UK tour.

Firefighters battle overnight blaze in Rowley Regis

Stourbridge News:

9:46am Sunday 17th August 2014

FIRE crews have been in action overnight at a blaze in a void factory in Rowley Regis.

Pensnett-based business named among most inspirational in UK

Stourbridge News: Congratulations: the fun starts now!

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A PENSNETT-based business has been named among the most inspirational companies in Britain.

More junior borough diners set for free meals after school dinner rule changes

Stourbridge News: A school dinner selection

5:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS starting the new academic year will be in line for free meals in primary school for the first time.

Dudley foodbank team serve up winning performance to be crowned borough volunteer eggheads

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

STAFF at the Black Country Foodbank have become the borough’s official volunteer eggheads after a quiz-winning performance.

Teen taken to hospital after Brierley Hill crash

Stourbridge News:

9:48am Saturday 16th August 2014

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital after a road crash in Brierley Hill during the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

Union J to meet fans at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: Jaymi Hensley (far right) with Union J band members (left to right) JJ Hamblett, Josh Cuthbert and George Shelley

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

POP heartthrobs Union J will be visiting Merry Hill to sign copies of their eagerly awaited new single.

Airport confirms idea to host tourist planes remains on the ground

Stourbridge News:

6:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

HALFPENNY Green Airport near Stourbridge has confirmed it has no plans to run passenger transport services from its site, despite recent fears.

Borough residents invited to join bug hunt at Dudley nature reserve

Stourbridge News: SAS campaigners invite you to a bug hunt.

5:27pm Friday 15th August 2014

RESIDENTS across the borough can enjoy a bug hunt this weekend as part of a series of August activities organised by Dudley Council.

Law firm invites adventurous Stourbridge residents to join its charity triathlon

Stourbridge News:

5:09pm Friday 15th August 2014

TALBOTS Solicitors are trying to tempt intrepid Stourbridge folk to join them in their charity triathlon which takes place next month.

Business as usual for Pensnett chippy that took a battering

Stourbridge News:

3:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

A PENSNETT chippy that took a battering when a car smashed through the window is back open for business.

Stourbridge shop's charity work recognised

Stourbridge News: GETTING AIRBORNE: The Midlands Air Ambulance is being backed by a textiles recycling firm.

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

STAFF at Stourbridge’s Wilko store are celebrating after receiving an award to acknowledge their support for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.



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