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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.

Stourbridge park revamp plans given go-ahead

6:00pm Tuesday 14th May 2013

AMBITIOUS plans to revamp Stourbridge’s Mary Stevens Park with the creation of a new café, restoration of the historic gates and improvements to the war memorial have been given the go-ahead.

Stourbridge Tennis Club set for mini tennis open day

8:00am Monday 13th May 2013

STOURBRIDGE Lawn Tennis Club will be throwing open its doors on Sunday May 19 when it will be holding a mini tennis open day for under tens.

Building Society splashes the cash to brighten up Rainbows meetings

5:00pm Saturday 11th May 2013

THERE’S a splash of extra colour at 1st Norton Rainbows these days thanks to the Stourbridge branch of Yorkshire Building Society.

"Wonderful day" as Stourbridge schoolkids celebrate Feast of St Joseph

Stourbridge News: Left to right - Ella Ballard-Wilson (aged five), Ethan Deely (aged six). Buy photo: 181331M

12:00pm Friday 10th May 2013

A BLAZE of blue jumpers descended upon Mary Stevens Park as St Josephs RC School in Stourbridge celebrated the Feast of St Joseph.

Stourbridge man caught with thousands of child porn pics avoids jail

2:28pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

A 62-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man caught with thousands of sickening indecent images and movies of young children, including six month old babies, has avoided jail.

Stourbridge street pastor set for peacekeeping mission

Stourbridge News: Elaine Marrey. Buy photo: 141301M

8:00am Monday 8th April 2013

A GUTSY Stourbridge street pastor is about to head off on a three-month peacekeeping mission in the Middle East.

Have your say at community forums

2:29pm Friday 5th April 2013

STOURBRIDGE people can have their say at Dudley Council’s next round of community forums being held later this month.

Norton residents fear eco-catastrophe in popular beauty spot

Stourbridge News: Steph Simpson and Norton residents in Mary Stevens Park where they fear tree felling will cause wildlife to disappear for years

1:50pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

PEOPLE in Norton are going batty about plans for a popular park which they say could cause an eco-catastrophe.

Norton Evening TG

11:00am Sunday 10th March 2013

The chairman, Joyce Knotts, welcomed members to the first meeting of the year. The secretary and the treasurer gave their reports. Subscriptions for the coming year are now due. Helen Greenway gave details of two forthcoming joint outings with Wollaston guild.

Sue rubs shoulders with Olympic stars as she collects MBE

Stourbridge News: Sue Wallin

6:06pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

A NORTON woman who founded an award-winning drama group for people with learning disabilities rubbed shoulders with Olympic stars and a former Prime Minister when she collected a Royal gong from the Queen.

Masked robbers target Norton store

10:14am Wednesday 27th February 2013

MASKED robbers made off with a stash of cigarettes after forcing their way into a Stourbridge convenience store in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Norton couple plan a platinum party for a lifetime of love

Stourbridge News: Cynthia and Joe Jackson

3:09pm Thursday 14th February 2013

A NORTON couple are set to celebrate a lifetime of love with family and friends plus a message from the Queen.

New Stourbridge area community forums kick off tonight

2:30pm Wednesday 13th February 2013

PEOPLE are invited to have their say on issues affecting communities during the first round of Dudley Council’s new community forums.

Mayor roped in to open new guides and scout's centre in Norton

Stourbridge News: L-r Will Bradley Alex Gardner, mayor and mayoress Michelle and Cllr Melvin Mottram, Georgia Hemming and Sam Bradley. Front scout leader Eric Watson

1:30pm Monday 28th January 2013

YOUNG people in Norton roped in Dudley's mayor to officially open a £170,000 upgrade to their scout and guide centre.

Stourbridge theatre group leader scoops New Year's MBE

Stourbridge News: Sue Wallin from Norton has been made an MBE for her work with the Side By Side Theatre Company

12:01pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013

A NORTON woman behind an award-wining project for people with learning difficulties has scooped a gong of her own.

Norton E TG

3:36pm Wednesday 5th December 2012

The chairman, Joyce Knotts, welcomed members to the November meeting, thanking them for braving the rain. The secretary, Margaret Brooks and the treasurer, Rosemary Bell gave their monthly reports.

Norton druggie admits growing his own at home

9:39am Tuesday 4th December 2012

A NORTON man has admitted he built a cannabis factory in his home to fuel his own drug habit.

Cal's artwork to go on show at Dudley gallery this weekend

Stourbridge News: Scott Reynolds from Lighthouse Vending, Lye, with Cal's 'self-portrait'. Buy photo: 491258L

4:00pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

THOUGHT-provoking work by Norton based conceptual artist Cal is set to go on display in Dudley this weekend.

Royal recognition for Stourbridge drama group leader

Stourbridge News: Sue Wallin. Buy photo: 491210M

8:30am Monday 26th November 2012

A STOURBRIDGE woman who runs an award-winning drama group for people with learning disabilities has received royal recognition for her efforts.

Police target cross-border crooks

12:00pm Saturday 24th November 2012

CROSS border offenders were targeted during a crime crackdown collaboration between cops in Norton, Hagley and Kidderminster.

Tennis club set for festive fair

11:00am Wednesday 21st November 2012

STOURBRIDGE Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, Sugar Loaf Lane, Iverley, near Norton, is holding a Christmas craft and gift fair to raise money for disabled children.



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