Stourbridge Cycling Club celebrates 50 golden years

2:11pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Cycling Club are celebrating their 50th anniversary and are looking to mark the occasion with a series of events this weekend.

Quarry Bank actor back on home turf

Stourbridge News: Tom Steedon, left, as Princeton, Richard Morse, centre, as Brian, and Jacqueline Tate, right, as Christmas Eve. Pic courtesy of Darren Bell.

12:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

FORMER Thorns Community College pupil Richard Morse has been delighting audiences this week at Birmingham's Alexander Theatre with his portrayal of Brian in the comedy puppet musical Avenue Q.

Kingswinford disability firm in running for major award

Stourbridge News: Jane Hatton. Pic courtesy of onEdition

11:07am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DISABLED Kingswinford entrepreneur who set up her own online recruitment firm to champion fellow disability workers is in the running for two major awards.

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.

Australian theatre group and choir from Swaziland set to perform in Stourbridge

10:55am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Town Hall will be playing host to a visiting theatre group from Australia and a choir from Swaziland later this month.

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.

Scouts set to return to Wollescote

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCOUTS are set to reappear in Wollescote after an absence of several years.

Stourbridge FC to unveil revamped facilities at community fun day this weekend

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Football Club will be keeping their fingers crossed for a bumper crowd this Saturday against Curzon Ashton as the game coincides with their annual community day.

Stourton charity to celebrate 25th anniversary with barn dance

Stourbridge News: Wood Street Village Barn Dance

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURTON based Living Springs will be dozy-doing down by staging a barn dance and pig roast as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations later this month.

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.

Freemasons throw open their Stourbridge Lodge for first time

Stourbridge News: L/R, back, Brother Tony Edwards (junior warden of the lodge), Worshipful Brother Alan Payne (past master chairman of Stourbridge Masonic Hall), and Worshipful Master Brian Heathcock. Front - Worshipful Brother Keith Harris (Worshipful Master of Stourbridg

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Freemasons threw open the doors to their lodge for the first time in recent history to lift the lid on what's long been considered a secret society .

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.

Police seek good samaritans who stopped to help after a man was assaulted in a Kingswinford park

Stourbridge News:

12:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a group of people with a child who stopped to help after a man was viciously assaulted in an unprovoked attack in a Kingswinford park.

Belbroughton antiques dealer finds heirlooms worth £3,000 stashed in £20 ginger pot

Stourbridge News: Steve Bubb, left, with his watches and Phil Sims from Sims Vintage with the ginger pot. Buy photo: BMM381407a

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN honest antiques dealer had a surprise when he opened up a £20 ginger pot to find more than £3,000 worth of antiques, including five pocket watches and other trinkets.

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.

Dignitaries attend poignant memorial service for forgotten Stourbridge soldier - nearly 100 years after his death

Stourbridge News: Dedication service at Stourbridge War Memorial for Corporal/Acting Sergeant Harry Whitwell. Buy photo: 381417JH

6:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE name of a forgotten Stourbridge hero, killed in the First World War, has finally been unveiled on the town’s cenotaph nearly 100 years after his death.

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).

Supervision order for plumber who punched young man in the face outside a Stourbridge bar

Stourbridge News:

3:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD plumber who punched a young man in the face outside a Stourbridge nightspot fracturing his jaw and eye socket has avoided jail.

Stourbridge in Bloom co-ordinator praises volunteers after town scoops another gold gong

Stourbridge News:

1:58pm Monday 15th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE in Bloom co-ordinator David Harcourt has praised volunteers for helping the town to scoop yet another gold gong.

Borough health ambassador takes on series of testing charity challenges

Stourbridge News: (10278045)

1:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A GUTSY Stourbridge woman is nearing the end of a series of tough charity challenges she set herself in a bid to prove she practices what she preaches.

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.

Stourbridge eco group to host bread-making event

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ECO group Transition Stourbridge is hosting an event for those interested in learning to make real bread.

Kingswinford hairdresser hangs up scissors after 50 year career

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD hairdresser has hung up his scissors after more than 50 years in the business.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between September 8 and 11:

Amblecote store staff to host coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support


8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN Amblecote supermarket will be hosting a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday September 16.

Deadline for Black Country Chamber business awards nears

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BUSINESSES have less than a week to apply for a prestigious Black Country Chamber of Commerce business award.

Borough fundraisers set to take a leap of faith for charity

Stourbridge News: Kate Sanders, Jackie Winfield and Caroline Garbett prepare to abseil for Beacon

1:01pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to helping blind people is calling on Black Country folk to take a leap of faith.

Council calls for help to light up bonfire night sky

Stourbridge News: The blazing bonfire

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

DUDLEY Council is calling for help from borough businesses to help light up the bonfire night sky.

GPs to host public healthcare forum

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to discuss their health needs with borough GPs at an open healthcare forum.

Guide dog charity looking for Black Country hour heroes

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Guide Dogs is asking for volunteers to donate an hour of their time to help collect funds.

Movies at the Museums showcase Black Country heritage

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MUSEUMS across the borough are hosting a series of movie screenings celebrating the area’s manufacturing, creativity and innovation.

Companies urged to bring light to Dudley borough

Stourbridge News: Dorothy House Hospice Care is helping people celebrate the lives of loved ones by dedicating a light to shine on a Christmas tree

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE search is on to find Black Country companies to sponsor the borough’s Christmas trees and festive decorations.

Children's tuition centre set to open in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CHILDREN'S tuition centre will create around 20 jobs when it opens its doors in Stourbridge next week.

Fitness in the fast lane at Stourbridge leisure centre

Stourbridge News: Instructor Nathalie Humby leads the spinning class at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre.

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

FITNESS lovers with a need for speed can try out a new season of spinning classes at Stourbridge's Crystal Leisure Centre.

Family demand answers after former Black Country bricklayer was exposed to deadly asbestos

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE family of a former Quarry Bank brick layer who died of mesothelioma want answers about where he was exposed to the deadly dust.

Bikers to raise funds for Mary Stevens Hospice

Stourbridge News: John Coleman tackles the Isle of Man course on his Yamaha motorbike

1:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

BLACK Country bikers will be hitting the road to raise funds for Mary Stevens Hospice on Sunday (September 14).

Local artists showcasing their talent in Amblecote

Stourbridge News: Are you the next David Bailey, Banksy or William Morris? Then apply for Leytonstone Arts Trail

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

ART fans can appreciate the work of local artists at an exhibition in Amblecote.

Teddy tombola will raise funds for Black Country Food Bank

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

AMBLECOTE shoppers looking for a cuddly companion can try their luck at a teddy tombola and raise funds for a good cause.

MP steps up calls for borough to hit the internet fast lane

Stourbridge News: Council makes children's services information easier to find

8:30am Friday 12th September 2014

DUDLEY North MP Ian Austin is demanding the borough is moved into the fast lane of the information superhighway.

Battle of Britain parade to be held in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: Mary Stevens Park

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THE annual Battle of Britain parade service will take place in Stourbridge next weekend.

Robin 2 to host Simon and Garfunkel Story

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A BLACK Country music venue is playing host to a celebration of the music of Simon and Garfunkel this weekend.

Stourbridge scores seventh gold award in Bloom campaign

Stourbridge News:

5:39pm Thursday 11th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE has once again scored a gold gong for its efforts in the Heart of England in Bloom campaign.

Villagers vow to restore community library after Clent arson attack

Stourbridge News:

4:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

CHARRED books in a burnt out Clent phone box is all that remains of a popular community facility following a devastating arson attack.

Murder mystery night being held at Halesowen Library

Stourbridge News:

3:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MURDER is going down in Halesowen next week.

Kingswinford church to remember WWI heroes this weekend

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD church is hosting an event this weekend to commemorate the centenary of Britain’s entry into World War I.

Tidy Stourbridge need help to stamp out litter louts

Stourbridge News:

3:46pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TIDY Stourbridge is looking for sponsors to supply them with the essentials they need in order to continue their battle with litter louts.

Dudley mayor prepares to lead borough's tribute to 'The Few'

Stourbridge News:

11:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

DUDLEY Borough’s first citizen is set to lead borough tributes to the nation’s Battle of Britain heroes.

Brierley Hill school celebrates 40th anniversary with new playground

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill school has marked its 40th anniversary by unveiling a new £50,000 playground.

Delight as controversial Amblecote children's home plan is refused

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN Amblecote councillor has expressed her delight after a bid to build a children’s care home next to Stourbridge Football Club was rejected by planners.


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