Stourbridge - Brierley Hill

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Youngsters party with Peppa Pig at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: L-r Evie Noon, aged four and Lily Noon, aged six from Stourport.

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CHILDREN'S favourite Peppa Pig popped to Merry Hill yesterday (Monday) to host a party for her loyal fans.

Brierley Hill gym launches Easter egg amnesty

Stourbridge News: Some of Audrey's hand-decorated eggs

11:24am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUSY Brierley Hill based PureGym is appealing for donations of Easter eggs to deliver to a local charity.

Stourbridge firefighters tackle woodland blaze

4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Kinver, Stourbridge and Brierley Hill were among those called out to tackle a woodland fire at Millions Wood at Enville last night (Sunday).

Brierley Hill men deny pub violence

Stourbridge News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

11:49am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO Brierley Hill men denied being involved in pub violence when they appeared before a judge today (Wednesday).

Family calls for justice after bus fall blamed for death of Brierley Hill pensioner

3:40pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE family of a 71-year-old Brierley Hill woman have appealed for help in tracing the driver of a silver Renault car whose reckless driving ultimately led to her death.

Eggs-tra special Easter half-term fun at Merry Hill

3:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

MERRY Hill is pulling out all the stops for a cracking half-term this Easter.

Sparks fly over Merry Hill parking plans

Stourbridge News: David Sparks.jpg

2:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

DUDLEY Council's leader has hit back at claims that he has been "whining" about the new owners of Merry Hill's decision to maintain free parking.

X Factor star stops off at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: X Factor star Sam Bailey at HMV at Merry Hill - with  Zara Baker-Phillips, aged 11, from Withymoor. Buy photo: 141412LA

3:23pm Monday 31st March 2014

X FACTOR star Sam Bailey stopped off at Merry Hill to meet fans and sign copies of her debut album.

Black Country stage stars set to glam it up in glitzy Barry Manilow musical

Stourbridge News: L-r - Mitchell Bastable as Tony, Fleur Petford as Lola, Toni Oakley and Beth Henwood as showgirls. Buy photo: 141413MH

11:44am Monday 31st March 2014

CRADLEY Heath's Tab Operatic Society is getting set to stage Barry Manilow's glitzy musical Copacabana in Brierley Hill next week.

Brierley Hill activity centre aims to put a spring in the steps of the over 50s

5:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

BOROUGH over 50s can enjoy a new lease of life now that Age UK Dudley Springboard has switched to new headquarters at The Waterfront in Brierley Hill.

Merry Hill cinema becomes mecca for Muppet fans

Stourbridge News: L-R, back, Alice Hall, aged ten, Dylan Jones, aged 11, Holly Hall, aged 11, Emily Jephcott, aged nine, and – front - Anya Jephcott, aged five, all from Stourbridge.

5:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

THE Odeon cinema at Merry Hill became a mecca for Muppet fans keen to catch the first showing of Kermit and Miss Piggy’s new big screen outing.

Brierley Hill supermarket pioneers quiet night shopping events for elderly and disabled

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill supermarket is laying on disability-friendly evenings for shoppers who feel intimidated or stressed by noise and disturbance.

MP hopes Merry Hill takeover will boost investment

Stourbridge News: Chris Kelly MP

1:13pm Friday 21st March 2014

DUDLEY South’s MP says he hopes the takeover of Merry Hill will lead to further investment at the centre.

Models showcase new season trends at Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: Models showcase new season trend at Merry Hill

8:00am Friday 21st March 2014

MERRY Hill transformed into a fashion and beauty hub to celebrate the launch of new spring and summer collections.

Joy at Sunfield as school takes delivery of two new minibuses thanks to fundraisers

Stourbridge News: Front l-r - Sunfield's Ian Jones and CEO Michael Frosch; back l-r - Steven Jones (Halesowen & Rowley Regis Rotary), Alan Bowler (Rotary), Theresa Gregory (Barclays), Mike Brown (Dreamland Bedding), Bryan Carpenter - Rotary district governor.

2:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

STAFF at Sunfield School in Clent have described the acquisition of two new minibuses as 'an absolute god-send'.

Black Country father and son jailed after vicious attack

3:40pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A RESPECTED Netherton businessman and his son have been jailed after they took part in a vicious gang attack on two men they suspected had broken into their Brierley Hill firm.

Campaign against Brierley Hill recycling centre gathers pace

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the proposed recycling centre

1:46pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

MORE than 1,000 people have written to the Planning Inspectorate to object to plans to build a £40million indoor recycling centre in Brierley Hill.

Ned set to launch latest history book

8:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

RAILWAY lovers will be able to turn back the clock this Friday with the launch of a new book entitled 'The Earl of Dudley's Railway'.

Black Country boxers pack a punch with knock-out marriage proposals

Stourbridge News: Pleased as punch - Rick Welsby and girlfriend Nikki Vyse with boxing promoter Pete Jackson and, right, Ade Firkin and girlfriend Debbie Tyler.

4:26pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

TWO love struck Black Country boxers delivered surprise knock out marriage proposals to their girlfriends while still in the ring moments after a match.

Focus on fashion at Merry Hill this weekend

Stourbridge News: Models showcase this season's trends at a style preview bash ahead of this weekend's fashion weekend.

10:36am Friday 14th March 2014

MERRY Hill is set to transform into a fashion and beauty hub this weekend to celebrate the launch of new spring and summer collections.

Wordsley woman praises NHS helpline

Stourbridge News: Geri Murray and Charlotte Vivash, the health adviser that took her call.

9:44am Wednesday 12th March 2014

HUNDREDS of anxious phone calls are made on a daily basis to the NHS non-emergency telephone service, which is now run by West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Brierley Hill man's delight as pothole-ridden road to be resurfaced

8:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man who has spent months complaining about the pothole-ridden road he lives on, has welcomed news that the council will be resurfacing it this week.

Dudley South MP defends 'hospital closure clause'

Stourbridge News: Chris Kelly MP

1:29pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

DUDLEY South MP Chris Kelly has defended the Government’s Care Bill which campaigners fear could lead to the fast-track closure of hospitals.

Brierley Hill engineer invited to Parliament in prestigious competition

Stourbridge News: Edward Davies

5:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill engineer has been invited to Parliament as part of a prestigious competition which highlights the talents of the country's future scientific leaders.

Brierley Hill concert gives good causes a boost

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

A CHARITY concert held in Brierley Hill has raised more than £2,000 for three borough causes.

Cannabis factory found on Brierley Hill industrial estate

Stourbridge News: Cannabis factory found on Brierley Hill industrial estate

3:15pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

MORE than a thousand cannabis plants have been seized in Brierley Hill after cops received a tip-off about suspicious goings on and pungent smells.

Brierley Hill recycling centre campaign gains cross party support

Stourbridge News: L/R Natasha Millward (Labour Party candidate for Dudley South for 2015, Cllr Zafar Islam, Tim Lee (spokesman for SNOW) and Dudley South Tory MP Chris Kelly. Buy photo: 101419J

3:30pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

POLITICAL opponents have joined forces to say no to plans to build a mammoth indoor recycling centre in Brierley Hill.

Charity concert will give borough charities a boost

5:17pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A CHARITY concert taking place in Brierley Hill this weekend will raise cash for three borough causes.

Brierley Hill Inner Wheel Club

11:00am Friday 28th February 2014

The branch met at the Best Western Himley Hotel on February 6. Mike Sampson spoke about his passion for Marilyn Monroe and gave a brief history of her life as a film star.

71-year-old Brierley Hill man died in A449 crash

Stourbridge News: 71-year-old Brierley Hill man died in A449 crash

1:43pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A DRIVER who died when a van and oil tanker collided on the A449 near Kidderminster yesterday (Tuesday) was a 71-year-old man from Brierley Hill.

Community Players set for latest rip-roaring outing

Stourbridge News: L - R - Chris Fereday, Peter May, Greg Wilde and Becky Randle. Buy photo: 091411AM

8:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

THE Community Players at Hawbush are gearing up to present another rip-roaring comedy.

Tributes paid to Brierley Hill man who died on holiday in India

Stourbridge News: Paul Grazier

1:00pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a "loveable rogue" from Brierley Hill who died while on holiday in Goa.

Zippo's Circus to return to Merry Hill

Stourbridge News: The Rastellis

5:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

ZIPPO’S Circus will be starting off its 2014 national tour with a six-day stop-off at Merry Hill.

Brierley Hill man jailed after cannabis factory found behind pub

11:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man has been given a two-and-a-half year jail sentence for his involvement in producing cannabis in a garage at the back of a Worcestershire pub.

Mayor of Dudley gets set to pack bags

2:10pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

DUDLEY borough shoppers will be able to call on some high-profile help at supermarkets to boost Black Country charities.

Dudley Road re-opened

Stourbridge News: Firefighters at the scene. Picture by @FireBrierley

12:08pm Thursday 13th February 2014

DUDLEY Road, Brierley Hill, has re-opened following an earlier closure which saw firefighters called out to make safe a damaged building.

Brierley Hill road closed due to loose drainpipe

Stourbridge News: Firefighters at the scene. Picture by @FireBrierley

9:40am Thursday 13th February 2014

DUDLEY Road, Brierley Hill has been closed this morning (Thursday) due to a loose drainpipe.

Demand for action on pothole-ridden street in Brierley Hill

Stourbridge News: A pothole between Evershot and Holywell

2:47pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill man has urged the council to repair the pothole-ridden road he lives on as he claims parts of his house shake when large vehicles go over them.

Residents set to continue fight against Brierley Hill recycling centre

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the proposed recycling centre

10:53am Tuesday 11th February 2014

RESIDENTS in Brierley Hill are mustering for another fight against plans to build a £40million indoor recycling centre after hearing an appeal has been lodged.

Appeal lodged in bid to revive Brierley Hill recycling centre plan

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the proposed recycling centre

6:14pm Monday 10th February 2014

A FINAL decision on plans to build a £40million indoor recycling centre in Brierley Hill will be made by the Planning Inspectorate after the firm behind the controversial scheme lodged an appeal.

Rate relief plan aims to revive Brierley Hill's Waterfront complex

Stourbridge News: L-r Waterfront property owner Stephen Fitzgerald and Cllr Pete Lowe discuss the new Dudley Business Investment Zone. Buy photo: 061427M.

6:23pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

BOROUGH business bosses hope to breathe new life into Brierley Hill's half-empty Waterfront complex by offering a two-year rate relief scheme to new tenants.

Funeral of a former Brierley Hill first lady set for tomorrow

10:30am Tuesday 4th February 2014

THE funeral of a former Brierley Hill first lady is due to take place tomorrow (Wednesday February 5).

Brierley Hill schoolboy to perform Shakespeare at 11 Downing Street

Stourbridge News: Jacob Naylor

9:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

A YOUNG thespian from Brierley Hill has been chosen to perform a famous Shakespeare monologue at 11 Downing Street.

Brierley Hill mum spared jail after growing cannabis to clear a debt

2:42pm Friday 31st January 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD mum-of-two who set up a cannabis factory in the basement of her Brierley Hill home to clear a debt to a loan shark has been spared jail.

Midlands Air Ambulance charity to receive cash boost from online shoppers

Stourbridge News: Should the Air Ambulance be paying duty on fuel?

5:00pm Sunday 26th January 2014

ONLINE shoppers can now keep the Midlands Air Ambulance flying high, by purchasing their goods through a charity's website.

Brierley Hill Inner Wheel Club

2:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

The Brierley Hill branch of International Inner Wheel met at the Best Western Himley Hotel on January 2. The meeting featured one of our members, Carol Law, talking about the company Crossroads which she works for.

Missing Brierley Hill teen found safe and well

Stourbridge News: Faye Fellows

9:34am Thursday 23rd January 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill teenager who had been missing for four days was found safe and well this morning (Thursday).

Campaigners fear fast-track hospital closures

Stourbridge News: Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill politician and a Hagley doctor are among campaigners urging people to protest before it’s too late against a new health care bill which could permit fast-track hospital closures.

History talk will recount tales of bravery by Black Country VC winners

Stourbridge News: Colour Sgt Anthony Booth VC

1:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

THE heroic tales of two Victoria Cross winners from the Black Country who fought in the Zulu War will be told at the next meeting of a Worcestershire based history group.

Dudley GPs to hold feedback meeting after healthcare consultation

12:00pm Sunday 19th January 2014

HEALTH chiefs are inviting people to discuss and listen to feedback on the borough’s urgent care consultation.



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