Stourbridge - Kingswinford

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The Black Country Society

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

The first Lecture of the season will take place at 7 30pm at The Black Country Living Museum Dudley on Wednesday, September 24. The speaker will be Michael Pearson, editor of the society’s quarterly magazine ‘The Black Country Man’.

Kingswinford Ladies Social Circle

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

On September 4, the ladies gathered to enjoy the Harvest Supper.

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.

Viking family fun at Broadfield

Stourbridge News:

1:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

VIKINGS will be descending on a Kingswinford museum next Saturday.

Third Royal honour for Kingswinford firm

Stourbridge News:

4:36pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

KINGSWINFORD company Mechatherm International have been celebrating after winning their third Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Kingswinford & District Historical Society

9:46am Thursday 21st August 2014

At the July meeting Mark Clifford from the Avoncroft Museum spoke on The Development of a Nailer’s Cottage. Mark told the story of a Nailer’s Cottage on Old Birmingham Road built in 1840, and lived in until abandoned in 2008, and more recently rebuilt at the Museum. He spoke of the work of a nail maker and the families who had lived there.

Kingswinford & District Horticultural Society

1:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

AT THE July meeting, Mark Clifford from the Avoncroft Museum spoke on The Development Of A Nailer’s Cottage. Mark told the story of a Nailer’s Cottage on Old Birmingham Road built in 1840, and lived in until abandoning it in 2008, and more recently rebuilt at the museum.

Black Country workman denies conning customers, court hears

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

4:04pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 45-YEAR-OLD Black Country workman has denied conning and duping customers, stealing their money and failing to complete jobs for which he had been paid.

Dudley Council pledges to build 123 affordable homes across the borough

Stourbridge News:

2:46pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

DUDLEY Council has pledged to build 123 affordable homes across the borough over the next two years.

Kingswinford ballerina secures role in Sleeping Beauty

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

A BALLERINA from Kingswinford has pirouetted her way into a role in English Youth Ballet's Sleeping Beauty.

Years of research about the fallen to be put on display in Kingswinford

5:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

DEVOTED members of the Wall Heath and Kingswinford War Memorial Group plan to share the work they have put their heart and soul into for the last two years.

Life-time ban a sobering reminder of Pensnett teen’s alcohol fuelled assault in Kingswinford

Stourbridge News: Half of city pubs are at risk of closure, says new study

3:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PENSNETT teenager has been given the unenviable honour of becoming the first person to be banned from pubs in Kingswinford and Wordsley.

Families enjoyed the best of British at Kingswinford fun day

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

FAMILIES rolled up to Broadfield House Glass Museum for a good old British fun day.

Labour campaigner calls for speedier access to GPs

Stourbridge News:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BLACK Country Labour candidate Natasha Millward is calling for people across Dudley to be given better access to their GP after figures revealed many patients are having to wait at least seven days for an appointment.

Kingswinford museum prepares to showcase the best of British

Stourbridge News: Tuck into fish and chips at Great British Quiz

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

BROADFIELD House Glass Museum in Kingswinford will be bringing out the best of British this Saturday (August 2) when its stages its annual free family fun day.

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.

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).

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.

Toxic effects of medication led to death of Kingswinford man, inquest told

Stourbridge News:

12:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

A KINGSWINFORD father's death was caused by the combined effects of medication he was taking for severe back pain, an inquest heard.

Kingswinford teacher to retire after 33 years

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TEACHER who has spent decades educating youngsters in Kingswinford will retire this summer.

Kingswinford Ladies Social Circle

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

On July 3 Chairman Sheila Evans welcomed everyone and assured us, all poorly members were recovering. A thank you card was read out from June Thomas.

Free trolleys for Kingswinford supermarket shoppers

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

SHOPPERS at Morrisons in Kingswinford will no longer have to rummage around for a pound coin to use a trolley.

Flower festival at Kingswinford church this weekend

Stourbridge News:

4:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ST Mary’s Church in Kingswinford is hosting a flower festival this weekend.

Kingswinford primary school unveils jazzy new 3D art playground

Stourbridge News: L-R - Oliver Dhillon, aged 11, artist Kara Strachan from Street Advertising Services, Poppy King, aged eight, and Kingswinford School community co-ordinator David Cotterill.Buy photo: 261461ET

10:54am Thursday 10th July 2014

A KINGSWINFORD primary school has unveiled a new 3D floor art playground, believed to be the first of its kind in the West Midlands.

Kingswinford Tesco staff gear up to raise funds for Diabetes UK

Stourbridge News: Tesco logo

8:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TESCO Express staff in Kingswinford are planning to put customers through their paces while trying to raise funds for Diabetes UK in the process.

Kingswinford glass museum to host valuation day

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A KINGSWINFORD glass museum is hosting another valuation day where people can find out how much their antiques, family heirlooms and collectables are worth.

Kingswinford dad to raise funds for hospital with charity poker match

Stourbridge News: John, Sophia and Rachael Woods.

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A KINGSWINFORD father is trying his hand at fundraising to thank the hospital that saved his daughter’s life.

Celebrities get behind Kingswinford glass artist's charity project

Stourbridge News: Allister Malcolm with Lenny Henry's doodle. Buy this photo: 271435M.

9:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CELEBRITIES including Lenny Henry and Frankie Valli have lent their support to a Kingswinford glass artist's charity project.

Kingswinford salon to hold charity pamper event

Stourbridge News: Households are being urged to have a clear-out for the hospice

9:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A KINGSWINFORD beauty salon will host a pamper event in aid of two worthy causes.

Newly elected councillor set for charity skydive

Stourbridge News: Natalie Neale

9:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

RECENTLY elected Tory councillor Natalie Neale had to keep tight-lipped during campaigning as she prepared to fulfil a long time ambition.

Kingswinford 70-year-old takes the plunge for charity

Stourbridge News: Sandra Wood

9:00am Friday 20th June 2014

A SPIRITED 70-year-old from Kingswinford recently achieved a lifelong ambition when she jumped out of a plane.

KIngswinford & District Historical Society

10:37am Thursday 19th June 2014

At the June meeting we welcomed back the Stourbridge historian, Roy Peacock .

Kingswinford author pens romantic tale

Stourbridge News: Kingswinford author pens romantic tale

12:30pm Friday 13th June 2014

A ROMANTIC tale penned by a Kingswinford author has been included in a collection of short stories.

Kingswinford man spared jail after growing cannabis

Stourbridge News: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

5:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A KINGSWINFORD man who started growing cannabis when the "dream" convenience shop he set up with his savings hit financial difficulties, has been spared jail.

Schools set to form academy trust

4:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

CRESTWOOD School in Kingswinford and Edgecliff High School in Kinver are among four schools joining forces to become an academy.

Kingswinford school receives award for outstanding student progress

Stourbridge News: Headteacher Tony Bowles with Sue Williamson, the CEO of SSAT.

3:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A KINGSWINFORD school has been rewarded for its students’ progress and results.

Paperweight Day returns to Broadfield House

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

THERE will be glass galore at a Kingswinford museum today (Saturday) with the return of Paperweight Day.

Kingswinford mum in plea to help children’s hospice

Stourbridge News: L-r Niamh, Brett, Claire, Sian and Isla Groom.

1:46pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A KINGSWINFORD mum is urging people to raise funds for the hospice that cared for her baby daughter.

Borough bodybuilders ready to posedown in the NABBA Britain Finals

11:23am Friday 30th May 2014

BOROUGH bodybuilders will be striking a pose in a national muscle competition tomorrow (Saturday May 31).

UKIP mania prompts tough talk from Dudley Tory leader

Stourbridge News: Cllr Patrick Harley says he was always uncomfortable with closing the Kingswinford care home

6:17am Friday 23rd May 2014

DUDLEY'S Conservative leader has warned councillors they shouldn't take anything for granted after UKIP mania swept through the local elections across the borough.

Dudley MS group issues plea for help

8:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

CRASH-strapped Dudley and District MS Society is in urgent need of financial help to try and stay afloat.

New report says council misled campaigners fighting to save Kingswinford care home

Stourbridge News: New Bradley Hall

9:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

DUDLEY Council misled residents and campaigners fighting to save New Bradley Hall care home in Kingswinford, according to a new report.

Kingswinford stroke survivor praises schoolboy and teacher for saving her life

Stourbridge News: Brenda Armstrong with Adam Holloway , aged ten, and teacher Hayley Whitelaw. Buy photo: 211426L

11:52am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A KINGSWINFORD stroke survivor has praised the efforts of a ten-year-old school pupil and his teacher for saving her life after she fell ill outside The Glynne Primary School.

Kingswinford teen avoids prison after taking self defence too far

Stourbridge News: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

3:58pm Monday 19th May 2014

A KINGSWINFORD teenager who went over the top as he defended himself after being punched and grabbed by another man, has avoided spending time behind bars.

Kingswinford pensioner plans poignant charity cycling challenge in memory of partner

Stourbridge News: Len Phipps hoping for fine weather for his bikeride with Karen Phillips at Himley Hall. Buy photo: 201427L

12:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

LEN Phipps plans to prepare for his 70th birthday by cycling 140 miles in memory of his former partner Carol Mckie who died after suffering from bladder cancer.

Kingswinford students take inspiration from Harry Moseley to raise charity cash

Stourbridge News: L-r Harry Moseley's mum Georgina with Chloe Gawn, Emily Goodyear, Kirsty Workman. Buy photo: 201414M

3:42pm Monday 12th May 2014

THREE big-hearted Kingswinford students have handed over nearly £300 to the HelpHarryHelpOthers charity.

Quarry Bank mum walks free after house con

Stourbridge News: Bethany Pole arriving at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

4:17pm Friday 9th May 2014

A PENNILESS 22-year-old Quarry Bank mum who moved into a smart, detached house after conning people into believing she had nearly £2million in savings has walked free from court.

Kingswinford student sentenced for downloading child porn pics

Stourbridge News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

4:28pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A UNIVERSITY student from Kingswinford who was caught with more than 16,800 sickening pornographic photographs of children has been placed on supervision for three years.

Decision to be made on Morrisons expansion plan

3:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

MORRISONS has put forward new plans for a bigger and better supermarket in Kingswinford.

Beads day returns to Kingswinford glass museum

Stourbridge News: Trainee curator, Sophie Colley getting ready for the bead exhibition at Broadfield House Glass Museum. Buy this photo: 191412J.

10:49am Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE annual bead event at Broadfield House Glass Museum is set to return for its tenth year.



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