Dudley people urged to turn 'lights out' to remember fallen WWI servicemen

Stourbridge News:

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Stourbridge News:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Service of reflection at Lye church

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A LYE church will hold a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Time to whip out the knitting needles and get crafty for Age UK Dudley

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

NIMBLE-fingered knitters in the borough are being asked to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for Age UK’s Big Knit.

Dudley's mental health trust scoops gold star for inclusion work

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DUDLEY and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has been awarded a gold star rating for its work on equality and inclusion.

Snakes set to be among creepy creatures being shown off to borough bookworms

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1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CREEPY creatures are set to feature in summer entertainment for borough bookworms at Dudley library events.

Britain's Got Talent stars Bars & Melody will meet fans at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: Bars and Melody on Britain's Got Talent

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

BRITAIN’S Got Talent finalists Bars & Melody will make an appearance at Merry Hill on Wednesday (July 30).

Bumper fundraising event in Brierley Hill

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FAMILIES can enjoy a day of fun in Brierley Hill while raising money for two good causes.

Countdown on for end of Dudley awards ceremony nominations

Stourbridge News: Put your clocks back

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE final countdown is underway to the deadline for nominations for prestigious Dudley borough awards.

Museum hosts fancy dress competition to mark World War One anniversary

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOROUGH youngsters are being asked to take part in a fancy dress competition with a difference at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery.

Wordsley resurfacing works may cause delays

Stourbridge News:

5:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned resurfacing works at Camp Hill in Wordsley may cause delays.

700 people object to proposed Brierley Hill recycling plant

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the Clean Power recycling centre proposed for Brierley Hill

4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than 700 people have lodged new objections to plans for a massive waste recycling plant in Brierley Hill.

Prolific arsonist jailed for torching cars in Wall Heath

Stourbridge News:

3:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN arsonist who endangered the lives of Wall Heath when he set a pub outbuilding and four parked cars on fire, has been jailed for 10 years.

Dudley prepares to tackle pothole problem after scooping extra Government cash

Stourbridge News: £286k to spend on potholes

1:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

DUDLEY Council has announced a programme of works to help reduce the number of potholes across the borough following an injection of Government cash.

Brierley Hill firm struggles to recruit despite high unemployment levels

Stourbridge News:

1:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

BOSSES at a Brierley Hill insurance firm say they are baffled as to why they can’t fill vacant jobs despite higher than average levels of unemployment in the town.

Lye brothers jailed and branded "bullies" by judge

Stourbridge News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A LYE man who was armed with a machete when he burst into the home of a frightened family has been locked up for 33 months.

People urged to ensure they can vote to choose new crime commissioner

Stourbridge News: Cornwall election results: Frantic deal making as vote throws up a few surprises

8:30am Friday 25th July 2014

DUDLEY people are being urged to make sure they are registered to have a say in who will run the region’s police force.

New heritage ranger appointed at Stourbridge park

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

DEBORAH Merrick has been appointed as the first ever heritage ranger for Mary Steven's Park.

Hagley club to host Junior Open Golf Tournament next week

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

COLLEGE students will be tee-ing off in a competition at Hagley Golf & Country Club next week.

Gruffalo to roar into Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: Gruffalo

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Gruffalo will roar into Stourbridge for a storytelling session next month.

Work starts on new retirement properties in Hagley

Stourbridge News: An artist's impression of the upcoming development in Hagley.

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONSTRUCTION work is now underway to build 44 retirement apartments in Hagley.

New outdoor gym installed in Clent

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New gym opening at Clent park,The park funded by Bromsgrove District Council:
(L) Margaret Sherry, John Ruck - Civic Head, and Sophie Hancock - Youth counsellor
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3:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

VILLAGERS can keep fit at a Clent park after the installation of council-funded gym equipment.

Stourbridge MP to host drop-in-surgery in Lye this afternoon

Stourbridge News: Margot James MP

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James is holding a drop-in advice surgery in Lye this afternoon (Thursday July 24).

Wollaston Tennis Club serves up new courts after £130,000 makeover

Stourbridge News: Janet Hanby by the new courts named after her late husband Len. Pic by Dave Tranter

1:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WOLLASTON Tennis Club has unveiled brand new courts in memory of a former club stalwart.

Couples will soon be able to tie the knot at Lye and Wollescote Chapels

Stourbridge News:

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

COUPLES will be able to say 'I do' at Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels as the historic building is due to be transformed into a wedding venue.

Teen vandals clean up their act

Stourbridge News:

10:38am Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO teenagers who blighted a Stourbridge subway with graffiti have been putting their artistic desires to good use by painting a car park as part of their punishment.

Curry fans raise £1,100 for Mary Stevens Hospice

Stourbridge News: Curry Awards 2014 page image

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

STOURBRIDGE curry lovers put their hands in their pockets to support Mary Stevens Hospice at a fundraising dinner.

Jobs boost for Brierley Hill with arrival of new clothes store

Stourbridge News: Hundreds of jobs on way in East Sussex after £7m boost from Government

9:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

BRIERLEY Hill is to get a jobs boost with the arrival of a new fashion store at the Merry Hill shopping centre.

Food retailer doubles size of Black Country site

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BLACK Country firm is not only moving to a bigger base but also plans to expand its empire by adding another nine shops to its chain by the end of the year.

Adrenaline junkie Callum makes a return to competitive sport

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A GUTSY young Wollaston man has returned to competitive sport, despite being left paralysed in a tragic bike accident.

Kingswinford museum to host teddy bear's picnic

Stourbridge News: Southampton NCT Summer fete and Teddy Bears' picnic

5:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUSY Broadfield House Glass Museum will be staging a teddy bears picnic for under five year olds tomorrow (Thursday).

Teenager jailed after dealing drugs in Lye

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEENAGE drug dealer who left a Lye woman "petrified" when he made a gun gesture at her after she supported police when he stabbed a man in a drugs row has been jailed

Soccer mad Stourbridge pub staff to take on rivals for charity

Stourbridge News:

4:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOCCER mad staff from Stourbridge pub Lloyds Bar will be taking on rivals from fellow Wetherspoon pubs next month to raise much needed funds for company charity CLIC Sargent.

Theatre group to hold auditions for latest panto

Stourbridge News: ON STAGE: Darlington drama students have been cast in two musical productions

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A THEATRE group is holding auditions for its forthcoming pantomime Hercules.

Kingswinford man died after fall, inquest told

Stourbridge News: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

3:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN elderly man sustained a fatal head injury after he fell at his Kingswinford home while being assisted to the bathroom, an inquest was told.

Stourbridge rock royalty on show at charity gig

Stourbridge News: L-r - Big Jim Merris, Ian Parker and Andy Parfett - guitarist with the Spacehoppers

3:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE rock royalty was on show for a charity gig which raised more than £2,600 for Cancer Research UK.

Generous shoppers donated £230 to Brierley Hill Samaritans

Stourbridge News: Samaritan volunteers and friends joined forces on Friday and Saturday and held a bucket collection in Knutsford town centre.

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRIERLEY Hill Samaritans armed themselves with collection tins to help raise cash to keep the service up and running.

Jail for Brierley Hill man who carried out "revenge" burglary

Stourbridge News: Owners of killer dogs may face life behind bars

2:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill teenager carried out a "revenge" burglary after a man he punched and kicked at a party notified police.

Stourbridge choir members join Toyah at fundraising concert

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE Rock Choir members joined forces with punk legend Toyah Willcox at a concert in Birmingham.

Former Dudley Council leader eyes up police and crime commissioner job

Stourbridge News: Cllr Les Jones

1:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Dudley Council leader Les Jones is to stand for the vacant position of West Midlands police and crime commissioner next month.

Research group seeks information about forgotten Kingswinford serviceman

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WALL Heath and Kingswinford War Memorials Research Group want to hear from anyone who can provide them with information about J T Williams who lived in Back Lane and died during World War One.

Expansion plans for Norton school approved

Stourbridge News:

11:35am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTON school has been given the go-ahead to expand and create four new classrooms to cater for an additional 105 pupils, Gigmill County Primary Infant School will also make three existing undersized classrooms bigger, build a new staff room and play area and increase dining room facilities.

Visitors invited to enjoy the glamour of the 1940s at the Red House Glass Cone

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILIES can step back in time with a free 1940s event returns to Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone this weekend.

Clent school recruiting team ahead of the Black Country Run

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CLENT special school is looking for sporty supporters to help boost funds and by taking on the Black Country Run.

Himley Hall Sailing Club to host free taster sessions

Stourbridge News:

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDDING sailors can take to the waves next month with the offer of some free taster sessions.

Dudley people invited to turn out the lights to remember WWI servicemen and women

Stourbridge News:

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Stourbridge News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Tributes pour in for Tommy Mundon - the king of Black Country comedy

Stourbridge News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTERTAINERS from across the Black Country have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of comedian Tommy Mundon.

Yobs wreck Stourbridge in Bloom planters hours after judging day

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2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOBS have wrecked flowers planted as part of this year’s Stourbridge in Bloom campaign just hours after judging took place.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:



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