Stourbridge - Lye

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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.

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.

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).

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.

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

New brew is tribute to Black Country faggot king

Stourbridge News: L-r Chris Sadler, managing director at Sadlers, with Richard James - aka Faggot King Grorty Dick. Buy photo: 301422M

9:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LYE based brewery Sadler's Ales have got into the spirit of the Black Country Festival by celebrating one of the area's most acclaimed characters.

Lye set to get a dose of Korean culture

Stourbridge News:

4:32pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS will bring Korean culture to Lye next month, with two fun-filled community events.

Pedmore man suffered burns after pouring accelerant on bonfire

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A PEDMORE man was taken to hospital with burns after pouring accelerant on a bonfire.

Lifetime achievement award for Lye hairdresser

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

DECADES of blow drys, cuts and colours have paid off for a Lye hairdresser, who has been given a lifetime achievement award.

Great War memorial discovered at Stourbridge school

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A STOURBRIDGE teacher who uncovered a World War I memorial hidden under the school stage, is appealing for family members of the fallen soldiers to come forward.

Business as usual for Lye waste firm following fire

Stourbridge News: Firefighters dampening down hot spots from the fire. Photograph by @Stourbridgefire.

2:08pm Monday 30th June 2014

A WASTE processing plant in Lye is back open for business after a fire forced owners to close the site for a week.

Black Country brewer provides a taste of history at canal trust fest

Stourbridge News: Sponsors invited to British Legion beer festival

5:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

DUDLEY Canal Trust’s second annual Real Ale Festival will have a flavour of the past with a brew to match.

Time out for Lye clock

Stourbridge News: Dudley Council is asking for suggestions on where to relocate the Lye clock.

1:30pm Friday 20th June 2014

LYE residents are being asked to suggest a new location for the town clock.

Lorry collides with bridge in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: The scene of the crash.

10:46am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A LORRY collided with a bridge on the main road from Stourbridge to Lye this morning (Wednesday).

Living well service to visit elderly and vulnerable in Lye

8:00am Monday 16th June 2014

LYE locals can live more securely in their homes thanks to a new service that's about to hit the streets later this month.

Lye drug addict jailed after string of burglaries

Stourbridge News: Mark Jones

2:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

A PROLIFIC Lye burglar has been jailed for four years after he carried out a string of raids to fund his drug habit.

Former Lye soldier jailed after vicious attack on brother

Stourbridge News: Mark Baker

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A FORMER Lye soldier who viciously attacked his brother with a hammer following a row over inheritance has been jailed for 12 years.

Lye community urged to get involved with politics

Stourbridge News: L-r Asan Mishaq, cllr Liz Walker, Baroness Warsi and Afzal Amin. Buy this photo: 211405L.

11:19am Monday 19th May 2014

SENIOR Tory minister Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visited Lye to encourage the community to get involved with politics ahead of Thursday's local elections.

Stourbridge VC winners to be honoured with commemorative paving stones

10:02am Tuesday 29th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE is expected to qualify for two commemorative paving stones in honour of two town born men who were awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

Bethel Chapel set to celebrate Good Friday after News appeal sees new organist recruited

10:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WOLLESCOTE based Bethel Chapel will be able to go ahead with their traditional Good Friday service following a successful appeal for an organist through the Stourbridge News.

Lifesaving charity unveils new £4.5m chopper

Stourbridge News: SAVING LIVES: Midlands Air Ambulance's new helicopter.

12:19pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A HIGH FLYING life-saving Black Country charity has really taken off after buying its first very own helicopter.

Lye dance teacher raises £4,500 for charity after latest dance extravaganza

Stourbridge News: Karen Yates

12:46pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

TIRELESS Lye dance instructor and charity fundraiser Karen Yates has handed over £4,500 to three worthy causes after another successful show.

Celebrations for 100-year-old Stourbridge scout group

Stourbridge News: Back l-r - group scout leader Paul Tromans, Wayne Bulpitt - UK Chief Commissioner for the Scouts, Margot James MP, Rev Simon Falshaw, Stambermill Scouts chairman Martin Homer; front l-r - Callum Bonnar, Matthew Bonnar, Daniel Stretton and Elliot Round.

6:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

STAMBERMILL St Marks Scout Group celebrated its centenary and the long-awaited official opening of new headquarters with a visit from one of the country's top scouts.

Lye drug dealer jailed for three years

2:32pm Monday 10th March 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD Lye street drug dealer caught with 23 wraps of cocaine hidden inside a yellow plastic egg has been jailed for three years.

Jail for dealer caught with class A drugs in Lye

4:56pm Friday 28th February 2014

A DRUG dealer caught with £8,400 worth of heroin and crack cocaine after being stopped by police officers in Lye has been put behind bars.

Stourbridge kickboxing instructor faces a fight back to fitness after freak accident

Stourbridge News: Martial arts instructor Dan Woodruff - recovering after a serious leg injury. Buy photo: 101403M

5:18pm Thursday 27th February 2014

A STOURBRIDGE martial arts instructor is facing his toughest challenge yet - teaching himself to walk again after almost losing his leg in a freak accident.

Reward of up to £10,000 offered for information on jewellery theft in Lye

12:00pm Monday 10th February 2014

A CASH reward of up to £10,000 is being offered for anyone who can provide information that leads to the return of jewellery that was taken during a burglary in Lye last year.

Suspended sentence for teen who stabbed a man in Lye

Stourbridge News: Driver lied about insurance

3:10pm Monday 27th January 2014

A TEENAGER who stabbed a 46-year-old Lye man in the side with a knife has been spared an immediate custodial sentence.

Sign of changing times in Lye

Stourbridge News: The removal of the old Bache Brothers shop sign revealed a snapshot of Lye from the 1900s. Buy photo: 031411MH

4:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

A PIECE of Lye history was briefly revealed when the owners of the town’s long-running cycle shop uncovered an old sign which was last seen 70 years ago.

Lye chapel seeks organist to preserve Easter tradition

10:00am Monday 20th January 2014

A LYE chapel is in danger of losing a local Easter tradition unless a new organist can be found.

Suspended sentence for Lye man who brandished a knife and racially abused a schoolboy

5:16pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

A 52-year-old Lye man who was brandishing a large kitchen knife when he racially abused a 15-year-old schoolboy has been given a 12-month jail term suspended for a year.

Old railway goods building in Lye to become waste transfer station

12:33pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A FORMER railway goods building in Lye is to get a new lease of life as a waste transfer station.

Lye man caught dealing prescription drugs spared jail

1:30pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD Lye man caught dealing in prescription drugs he obtained unlawfully has been allowed to keep his freedom.

Drugs king pin jailed for nearly six years after peddling heroin in Lye

Stourbridge News: Keyon Holgate

8:00am Wednesday 1st January 2014

A DRUGS "king pin" has been jailed for almost six years after cops scuppered a street deal in Stourbridge and chased him down with the help of have-a-go residents.

Bus drivers strike a pose for charity

Stourbridge News: Calendar organiser George Homer is the face of May.

9:00am Tuesday 31st December 2013

THEY are usually at home behind the wheel but drivers from a Lye based bus company stepped out of their comfort zone when they got in front of the camera to create a charity calendar.

Big-hearted staff at Lye firm dig deep to help typhoon victims

8:00am Friday 20th December 2013

GENEROUS staff at Scot Young Research Ltd in Lye raised nearly £2,000 for the British Red Cross to help relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.

Former Lye hostel set to become new £5.7m homeless centre

Stourbridge News: Nick Byrne, deputy director of Assets at Midland Heart, Richard Baker - regional director of Bullock Construction, Cllr Steve Waltho, Dudley Council's cabinet member for housing and community safety.

12:00pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

WORK to build a flagship new £5.7million development to support the borough's homeless promises to transform the site of a former Lye hostel.

New Lye history book highlights forgotten chapels and a vengeful murder

Stourbridge News: Don Cochrane with his latest book A Brief History of Lye and Wollescote - part II. Buy photo: 481361L

1:02pm Monday 16th December 2013

FORGOTTEN chapels and a gruesome murder committed by a Stourbridge-born doctor are among the topics covered in a new book about Lye and Wollescote.

Lye Community Centre AGM

11:42am Wednesday 11th December 2013

THE Lye Community Centre management team will hold its AGM on Monday (December 16).

Lye charity celebrates success

10:00am Wednesday 11th December 2013

A MULTICULTURAL event celebrated the achievements of a Lye-based charity on Saturday (December 7).

Stourbridge man locked up after breaking schoolgirl's jaw in unprovoked attack

8:00am Tuesday 10th December 2013

A 22-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man who punched a schoolgirl in the face breaking her jaw in two places in an unprovoked attack has been put behind bars for 18 months.

Lye police and community meeting takes place tonight (Wednesday)

5:40pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

THE next Police and Community Together (PACT) meeting for Lye will take place at Lye Town Football Club tonight (Wednesday December 4).

Lye car salesman gets hefty court bill

4:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A LYE car salesman has landed a court bill of £8,000 after pleading guilty to falsely describing cars he was selling from his business.

Wollescote man jailed after "obscene" sex attack on vulnerable victim

8:30am Wednesday 20th November 2013

A WOLLESCOTE man who carried out a frightening sex attack on a vulnerable 42-year-old woman making her way home after a night out with friends has been jailed for 16 months.

£1million lottery grant will see Lye and Wollescote chapels restored

Stourbridge News: £1million lottery grant will see Lye and Wollescote chapels restored

6:00pm Monday 28th October 2013

A £1MILLION lottery grant means an ambitious plan to restore historic Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapels to their former glory can now plough ahead.

Lye drug addict jailed for three years after breaching suspended sentence

10:18am Monday 28th October 2013

A 30-YEAR-OLD Lye drug addict has been jailed for three years for committing a string of crimes after being given with a suspended jail sentence for an earlier offence of grievous bodily harm.

Bedroom tax clobbers tenants who are trapped with nowhere to go, claim

12:34pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

A LABOUR councillor has called on Dudley Council to exclude families with two children living in three bedroom flats from the controversial bedroom tax if they cannot be offered alternative accommodation.

Suspended jail sentence for Stourbridge fly-tipper

8:30am Tuesday 8th October 2013

A FLY-TIPPER has been given a suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay £540 after dumping rubbish in Stourbridge.

Lye community leader hits out over funding cuts to foreign language courses

12:00pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

A LYE community leader has hit out over funding cuts to foreign language courses for children whose parents do not speak English.

Anger over funding cuts to borough language courses

Stourbridge News: L - r Abdul Qadus, Hennah Kiren, Naheed Kose, Sameen Irfan. Buy photo: 401339L

1:00pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

A LYE community leader has hit out over funding cuts to foreign language courses for children whose parents do not speak English.


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