Stourbridge - Norton

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Line dance classes for beginners to start in Norton

Stourbridge News: BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASS

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE folk are being asked to put their best foot forward and take up line dancing.

Norton nursery back on top form after last year's damning Ofsted report

Stourbridge News: School in special measures after inspection

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NORTON nursery is celebrating being back on top form following last year's damning report by Ofsted.

Norton man gears up for epic seven-day cycling challenge

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

MICHAEL Boden will embark on the challenge of a lifetime when he attempts to cycle from John O' Groats to Land's End within seven days.

Norton Evening Townswomen Guild

9:31am Friday 15th August 2014

CHAIRWOMAN Helen Greenway welcomed members to the July meeting, especially Marion Smith who had been unable to attend guild for a while due to illness.

Black Country members of construction industry gang jailed for £8 million fraud

Stourbridge News:

10:45am Thursday 31st July 2014

FIVE Black Country fraudsters have been jailed for stealing £8m from the taxpayer following a six-year investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.

New heritage ranger appointed at Stourbridge park

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

DEBORAH Merrick has been appointed as the first ever heritage ranger for Mary Steven's Park.

Expansion plans for Norton school approved

Stourbridge News:

11:35am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTON school has been given the go-ahead to expand and create four new classrooms to cater for an additional 105 pupils, Gigmill County Primary Infant School will also make three existing undersized classrooms bigger, build a new staff room and play area and increase dining room facilities.

Stourbridge artist Cal launches latest exhibition

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge artist Cal

10:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

STOURBRIDGE conceptual artist Cal is launching his latest solo exhibition at St John’s Church in Stourbridge tonight (Thursday July 3) from 7pm.

Norton woman finds fame on the small screen

Stourbridge News: Ann Conroy

4:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

A NORTON woman is coming to terms with her new found fame after appearing in a TV advert.

Norton woman walks 100km to raise funds for Alzheimer's Society

Stourbridge News: Ellen at the finish line.

8:00am Monday 9th June 2014

A NORTON woman has raised more than £1,100 for a charity that has supported her father after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

Rocky start for free service that supports struggling Norton residents

Stourbridge News: Peter Dyson at the community information point.

3:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

POSTERS advertising a new free information service to prevent Norton residents finding themselves in crisis situations have been vandalised.

Expansion plans for Norton school

1:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A NORTON school hopes to expand and create four new classrooms to cater for an additional 105 pupils.

Award success proves trainee Norton hairdresser is a cut above the rest

Stourbridge News: Jess Langridge of Salon 2000 has won the National Hairdressing Federation's Student of the Year award - for the Central England region. Buy photo: 221427M

8:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

TRAINEE hairdresser Jessica Langridge proved such a cut above the rest with her customers that they nominated the teenage stylist for a major award.

Tennis club open day nets £1,362 for Stourbridge hospice

Stourbridge News: tennis racket hitting ball for sport

5:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

STOURBRIDGE Lawn Tennis and Squash Club served up a treat with an open day that really hit the mark with members and visitors.

Outrage as council workers hog parking spaces in Mary Stevens Park

Stourbridge News: Mary Stevens Park

11:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

ANGRY Stourbridge residents are up arms over the sudden lack of car parking spaces available to them in Mary Stevens Park.

Funeral date set for Stourbridge war veteran

Stourbridge News: Geoff Capewell

8:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

A FUNERAL date has been set for a Stourbridge World War II veteran who has died more than 70 years after his family were told he had been presumed drowned at sea.

Anger as councillors approve plan to build 14 homes on Norton mansion site

Stourbridge News: The former residence of Eric Moody on Whittington Road, Norton.

5:41pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

RESIDENTS hit out after planners approved a scheme to build in 14 new detached homes in the rambling Norton grounds of a former newspaper magnate’s mansion.

Stourbridge war veteran dies at home - decades after being declared missing at sea

Stourbridge News: Geoff Capewell

9:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

A STOURBRIDGE war veteran who has died suddenly at home more than 70 years after his family were informed he had been presumed drowned at sea.

Stourbridge park to host new slim fit sessions

11:11am Tuesday 6th May 2014

PEOPLE keen to get fit this spring can try out a new exercise session at Mary Stevens Park in Stourbridge – starting tonight (Tuesday May 6).

Midlands Air Ambulance benefits from Norton open house event

Stourbridge News: L-r Janet Yeates, Bas Yeates, Lauren Brookes and Victoria Holder at the event. Buy this photo: 181419AM.

12:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

NORTON people celebrated St George's day raising cash for charity at an open house event.

Laughter yoga sessions set to raise smiles in Stourbridge park

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

MAGGIE Thompson is attempting to light up a Stourbridge park early next month with her laughter yoga Sessions.

Norton hair salon in running for two top awards

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A NORTON hairdressing salon hopes to prove a cut above the rest after being nominated for two prestigious awards.

Norton Evening Townswomen Guild

9:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The chairman, Helen Greenway welcomed members to the meeting.

Daisy-Mae park fun day hailed a huge success

Stourbridge News: Wayne Little with, l-r, Megan Charlton, Molly Baines and Amelia Bullock with items they made to sell at the fun day. Buy photo: 131413MH

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A FUNDRAISING fun day held in Mary Stevens Park in honour of Daisy-Mae has been hailed a massive success.

Development plans for Stourbridge stalwart's spacious home

Stourbridge News: The former residence of Eric Moody on Whittington Road, Norton.

3:39pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE Norton residence of Stourbridge stalwart Eric Moody could be demolished to make way for 14 houses.

Inquest opens into the death of Norton man found hanging

11:50am Thursday 2nd January 2014

AN inquest has opened into the death of a man found hanging at his Norton home.

Stourbridge slimmer will go teetotal in January for charity

Stourbridge News: Aimee will give up vodka and diet coke for a month.

8:00am Friday 27th December 2013

NOT a sip of alcohol will pass the lips of a Stourbridge woman throughout January as she will ditch the drink for charity.

Norton E TG

10:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

Members were welcomed to the November meeting by the chairman, Helen Greenway. She thanked members for donations for the boxes to be filled for the “Samaritan’s Purse” project. The guild harvest supper had been enjoyed by guests and members alike, when Ken Gilkes entertained by reading his own poems with a theme of harvest and autumn. The secretary and treasurer gave their monthly reports, and the Federation report was given by Joyce Knotts.

Perverted Stourbridge postie spared jail

9:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

A PERVERTED Stourbridge postman who watched "horrific" child pornography for sexual gratification has been spared a prison sentence.

Stourbridge care home hit with £250,000 bill after patient froze to death in the grounds

Stourbridge News: Hilda Fairweather

3:36pm Monday 11th November 2013

THE owners of a Stourbridge care home have been ordered to pay a court bill of more than £250,000 after a 91-year-old resident was found to have frozen to death in the grounds.

Apple picking and juicing day in Norton this weekend

5:54pm Friday 8th November 2013

AN apple picking and juicing day will be held in Norton, Stourbridge, on Sunday (November 10).

Major revamp at Stourbridge Tennis Club nears completion

8:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

THE changing face of Stourbridge Lawn Tennis and Squash Club is rapidly taking shape following a £350,000 refurbishment programme.

Stourbridge man spared jail after court hears attack on partner was "momentary loss of temper"

4:00pm Friday 1st November 2013

A STOURBRIDGE labourer who brutally punched his partner in the mouth after downing a cocktail of drink and drugs has avoided being locked up because she wants to rekindle their relationship.

Stourbridge park to host Battle of Britain parade

8:00am Wednesday 4th September 2013

OLD forces heroes will be holding their annual Battle of Britain parade service in Stourbridge next weekend.

Sponsored Stourbridge dog walk will give Guide Dogs charity a boost

8:00am Tuesday 27th August 2013

FOUR-legged fundraisers can put their best paw forward for a sponsored dog walk through a Stourbridge park.

Transport bosses say Stourbridge 288 bus service will continue

4:04pm Friday 16th August 2013

TRANSPORT bosses have moved to reassure Stourbridge bus users that a vital service used by the elderly will continue after a contract change.

Parents rush to defend Norton nursery after Ofsted labels it "inadequate"

6:03pm Friday 9th August 2013

OUTRAGED parents have leaped to the defence of a Norton nursery that was rated inadequate by Ofsted, claiming the report was “a poor representation” and the governing body had made “a big mistake”.

Norton nursery criticised over child safety in damning Ofsted report

Stourbridge News: Norton nursery criticised over child safety in damning Ofsted report

8:30am Thursday 8th August 2013

A NORTON nursery has been rated inadequate in a damning report by Ofsted which states children are ‘not adequately supervised to ensure their safety’.

Wollaston and Norton set to welcome new vicar

Stourbridge News: Rev Nick Kaleniuk

9:00am Sunday 28th July 2013

WOLLASTON and Norton will welcome a new priest in September.

Stourbridge comedy theatre groups seeks new stage stars

10:43am Friday 26th July 2013

STOURBRIDGE'S A Comedy Theatre Group is seeking two aspiring stage stars to tread the boards in its Christmas show.

Thunderstorms blamed for dead fish in Mary Stevens Park

Stourbridge News: Thunderstorms blamed for dead fish in Mary Stevens Park

5:17pm Thursday 25th July 2013

HUNDREDS of dead fish were found floating in a lake at a Stourbridge park after thunderstorms starved them of oxygen.

Music in the park concert series continues in Stourbridge this weekend

2:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

MUSIC lovers can enjoy a free open-air concert across the borough this summer.

Norton playgroup celebrates 20th anniversary

8:30am Wednesday 17th July 2013

A NORTON playgroup is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend.

Norton school cafe project proves a hit

1:00pm Thursday 11th July 2013

BUSINESS-minded schoolchildren in Stourbridge ran a successful cafe for one night only.

Stourbridge sergeant to host live web chat at 5pm

4:39pm Monday 8th July 2013

AMBLECOTE and Norton's police sergeant is inviting people to join a live web chat about local policing at 5pm tonight (Monday).

Free meal offer for armed forces heroes

1:44pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

HUNGRY Stourbridge servicemen and women can help themselves to a free meal this week courtesy of Crown Carveries.

Intrepid Seb aims to conquer Europe's highest peak

Stourbridge News: Intrepid Seb aims to conquer Europe's highest peak

4:00pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

INTREPID Seb Soukup sets off for Russia this Saturday (June 22) to climb the highest mountain in Europe.

Royal honour for ex-Norton councillor

Stourbridge News: David Rogers

11:32am Monday 17th June 2013

FORMER Norton councillor David Rogers revealed he had to read the letter at least four times before realising he’d been awarded the MBE for services to the community of Stourbridge.

Stourbridge artist Cal gears up for big solo show

Stourbridge News: Artist Cal with his tree of life embroidery piece. Buy photo: 241368M

9:30am Thursday 13th June 2013

STOURBRIDGE experimental artist Cal is getting set for a big solo showcase of his thought-provoking work at Dudley ARTSPACE.

Stourbridge accountant tried to take his own life after stealing £10,000 to pay debts

5:59pm Monday 10th June 2013

A STOURBRIDGE accountant employed by Worcestershire County Council tried to commit suicide after owning up to stealing more than £10,000 from a joint council fund, a court heard.



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