Council chiefs vow to get tough with Stourbridge litter louts

12:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have promised to get tough with litter louts who are leaving Stourbridge town centre in a messed up state.

Stourbridge park to host poetry event

12:03pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

ASPIRING poets are invited to a Poetry in the Park event taking place at Mary Stevens Park this weekend.

Brierley Hill law firm nets £4,000 for The Prince's Trust

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CHARITY football match organised by Brierley Hill legal eagles has netted £4,000 for The Prince's Trust.

Dudley Council fat cats slammed for getting the cream in planned reorganisation

Stourbridge News:

11:08am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council fat cats have been accused of getting the cream of big pay rises under a management reshuffle.

Councillor calls for talks over Stourbridge GP surgery transport problems

Stourbridge News: The new Lion Health centre. Buy photo: 121428L

10:41am Wednesday 1st October 2014

STOURBRIDGE councillor Nic Barlow has urged all parties to get round the table to try and solve the problem of the lack of public transport which is causing difficulties for elderly and frail patients attending the new multi-million pound Lion Health centre.

Council set to fill budget black hole with pothole recycle plan

Stourbridge News: POTHOLES IRONY

10:43am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DUDLEY Council is filling some of its budget black hole by recycling tarmac from road repairs to save thousands of pounds.

Belbroughton pub retains Michelin award

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POPULAR Belbroughton hostelry The Queens remains the only pub in Worcestershire with a Michelin Bib Gourmand Award.

Coffee mornings pull in the pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Stourbridge News: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BLAKELANDS Country House near Stourbridge has raised more than £315 for Macmillan Cancer Support after staging a vintage themed coffee morning.

Black Country homeowners wanted for new design show

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A PRODUCTION company is looking for Black Country homeowners who want to radically redesign their home but lack the know-how.

Long-serving Stourbridge businessman dies

Stourbridge News:

5:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE of Stourbridge's longest serving businessmen has died at the age of 80.

Volunteers get buzzy creating bee haven in Kingswinford park

Stourbridge News: L-r - Sally Payne, John Smith, Helen Longville, Sylvia Smith, Guy Sheppard and Alex Payne.

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DUDLEY and District Friends of the Earth volunteers have been buzzy converting part of a Kingswinford park into a haven for bees.

Stourbridge teen thanked by minister for helping to reform government policy

Stourbridge News:

4:48pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A PEDMORE teenager was the toast of Westminster when a government minister thanked her for helping to mould the biggest special educational needs reforms in a generation.

Fashion lovers invited to charity clothes swap in Kingswinford

Stourbridge News: Clothes Swap!  Swap your unwanted clothes for stuff you love....

12:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FASHIONISTAS can enjoy a guilt-free shopping experience at a charity swishing event in Kingswinford.

Stourbridge festival offers a peek into the wonderful world of whisky

Stourbridge News: News reporter Bev Holder gets the lowdown from Miss Whisky (Alwynne Gwilt) on Balvenie 17-year Doublewood single malt Scotch whisky

12:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A CHANCE to taste some of the rarest and most expensive drams in the world brought whisky connoisseurs flocking to Stourbridge from across the country and beyond.

Geordie Shore stars to visit Merry Hill for student night

Stourbridge News: Oceana  Gaz Beadle 2.JPG

11:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENTS can shop 'til they drop and take advantage of exclusive discounts at Merry Hill for one night only.

Generous shoppers raise £250 for Black Country Food Bank

Stourbridge News:

10:11am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AMBLECOTE shoppers have helped to raise £250 for the Black Country Food Bank by trying their luck on a teddy tombola.

Stourbridge eco group to host talk on the human diet over the ages

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE eco group Transition Stourbridge is hosting a talk about the modern human diet and how it compares to that of our ancestors.

Before the courts

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between September 22 and 26:

Stourbridge shopping centre's coffee morning raises around £500 for cancer charity

Stourbridge News:

4:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

CUSTOMERS enjoying a cuppa in Stourbridge’s Ryemarket shopping centre as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning have raised around £500 to help cancer sufferers.

Norton drama group seeks new members

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A NEWLY-formed theatre group in Norton is looking for dedicated new members to tread the boards.

Straw-stuffed heroes and villains take over Belbroughton as scarecrow festival returns

Stourbridge News: Jack Sparrow at The Queen's pub. Buy photo:401421ET

3:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

CRUELLA de Vil, Lassie and Jack Sparrow were among the famous movie characters given the straw treatment at Belbroughton’s annual wurzel festival.

Mental health experts urge people to get 'appy' and stay well

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

DUDLEY mental health experts are encouraging people to get ‘appy’ and look after their well-being.

Hoaxer strikes again in Kingswinford

Stourbridge News:

3:20pm Monday 29th September 2014

KINGSWINFORD folk have once again been hit by a hoaxer.

Wollaston gig will raise funds for Dementia UK

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A KINGSWINFORD woman is on a mission to raise funds for Dementia UK.

The Witches of Eastwick coming to Brierley Hill

Stourbridge News:

10:58am Monday 29th September 2014

A WICKEDLY funny musical is coming to Brierley Hill that will leave the audience slightly hot under the collar.

Fundraising continues in memory of Stourbridge man Neil Gordon

Stourbridge News:

8:30am Monday 29th September 2014

TIRELESS charity fundraisers have raised thousands in memory of former Stourbridge man Neil Gordon.

Fizzogs to stage murder mystery nights this autumn

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs who went viral on YouTube with their dancing grannies act will be switching gears to present a string of Murder Mystery Nights this autumn.

Police hunting four men in connection with Black Country travel agent robbery

Stourbridge News:

4:27pm Sunday 28th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after An Oldbury travel agent was robbed on Thursday.

Borough carers invited to learn about biggest legal shake up in 60 years

Stourbridge News: HELPING HAND A community nurse at work

1:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CARERS are being offered a chance to learn about the biggest shake up of support services in 60 years.

Dudley Council gets government cash for pollution-busting project

Stourbridge News: You Write for March 6 - concern over traffic in Tenbury and the joys of volunteering with Beanstalk

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

PEOPLE across Dudley borough can breathe a sigh of relief after a cash injection to cut coach fumes.

Psychic Sally heading for the other side in Dudley

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

INTERNATIONAL psychic Sally Morgan is bringing her ability to contact the other side to the stage in Dudley.

Dudley Council on the lookout for friendly folk

Stourbridge News: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

1:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

DUDLEY Council’s housing team is on the lookout for friendly folk to help vulnerable borough tenants.

Borough events lined up to celebrate Black Country industry

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

BLACK Country cars are set to be among attractions for a weekend of borough exhibitions to celebrate Black Country industry.

Clent and Hagley parish boundary review gets the go ahead

Stourbridge News:

5:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

A REVIEW for proposed boundary changes to Clent and Hagley Parish Council areas has been given the green light by Bromsgrove district councillors.

Who do you think you car - father and son reunited with four-wheeled family history

Stourbridge News: Thomas Woodall, reading a copy of the News of the World, and his wife and two sons take a ride in the Bean 14 while on holiday on the North Wales coast. Thomas Woodall (driving), Wilfred Woodall (front passenger’s seat), Eric Woodall (back left) and

11:18am Friday 26th September 2014

A FATHER and son were saying "who do you think you car" after being reunited with a four-wheeled piece of family history.

Councillor keen to see derelict Lye car park transformed into play area

Stourbridge News: L-r - residents - Mohammed Abbas, Sami Abbas, Sam Billingham, Mohammad Riaz with Cllr Mohammed Hanif. Buy photo: 401406M

10:30am Friday 26th September 2014

A LYE councillor is hoping to see a derelict town car park turned into a play area to help keep bored kids off the streets.

Kind-hearted Lara organises music event for Help Harry Help Others

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

GENEROUS Lara Jevons from Stourbridge plans to hit the right note by organising a charity music event next month.

Residents to take actions against 'boy racers'

Stourbridge News:

5:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

FED up residents living in fear of 'boy racers' are putting together an action group to try to stop them speeding along a Hagley road.

Flower festival flourishes at new Stourbridge venue

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge MP Margot James with the best in show pumpkin and  Andrew Kelly - from Oak Farm based in Shropshire. Buy photo: 401408M

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AMBLECOTE'S Glasshouse Arts Centre played host to the "biggest ever" West Midlands Network Flower Festival today (Thursday).

New Wordsley furniture project aims to boost confidence of people in need

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PRACTICAL support designed to help people improve their confidence and self esteem is on offer through a new initiative entitled 'FREDS'.

Stourbridge cab firm named borough's taxi base of the year

Stourbridge News: L-r - Cllr Richard Body, Mohammed Farooq - Dudley's assistant director of law and governance, and taxi firm owner Paul Walker. Buy photo: 391442M

4:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A STOURBRIDGE firm has been named taxi base of the year in a borough competition celebrating cab companies that go the extra mile for customers.

Dudley charity to host classes to help people cope with cancer

Stourbridge News: Whitehouse Cancer Support's headquarters in Ednam Road, Dudley

4:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A DUDLEY cancer charity is hosting a new course to help people cope with living with illness.

Hagley's campaign for New Homes Bonus cash back on the agenda at council meeting

Stourbridge News:

2:08pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A WRITTEN update was provided on the New Homes Bonus at Bromsgrove's latest full council meeting.

Hagley cop shop on the market for half a million pounds

Stourbridge News: Hagley cop shop looks set to be closed for good

1:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL Hagley cop shop has been put up for sale at a price of £495,000.

Residents furious over fast car meets in Hagley

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

FURIOUS Hagley residents are urging police to take action against street racers who have been turning rural roads into a racetrack to show off their fast cars.

Whisky Festival back in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Midlands Whisky Festival is heading back to Stourbridge this weekend.

Wheatus to play Stourbridge's River Rooms

Stourbridge News: WHEATUS

5:59pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

US pop rockers Wheatus will make their debut at a Stourbridge music venue next week.

Stourbridge fundraisers get set to enjoy cuppa for a good cause

Stourbridge News: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

4:21pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

FUNDRAISERS across Stourbridge will be serving up cuppas and cakes this Friday (September 26) to help raise funds for cancer sufferers as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Dudley schools boss hails Pensnett plan "brilliant"

Stourbridge News: Cllr Tim Crumpton, Dudley's cabinet member for children's services.

11:40am Wednesday 24th September 2014

DUDLEY Council is set to approve a new million-pound education centre in Pensnett for students with special needs.

Transport chiefs to get tough with Stourbridge rail commuters who park badly

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

SELFISH railway commuters who flout car parking conditions at Stourbridge Junction will be in a for a shock from Monday (September 29).



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