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Oldswinford TG

2:59pm Thursday 20th March 2014

CHAIRMAN Pauline Roberts, welcomed members to the meeting, also welcoming two new members who had come to join us.

Ann Widdecombe to be guest of honour at hospice fundraiser

Stourbridge News: Ann Widdecombe

9:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

FORMER MP and Government minister Ann Widdecombe will be the guest of honour at a fundraising dinner for Stourbridge's Mary Stevens Hospice in May.

Renowned Oxford professor to visit Old Swinford Hospital School

1:06pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A RENOWNED Oxford Professor of Chinese studies will be visiting Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge, tomorrow (Friday March 7).

Borough sight loss charity seeks volunteers

12:00pm Saturday 18th January 2014

A BOROUGH charity for people with sight loss has issued a fresh appeal for volunteers.

Stourbridge hospice opens 17th charity shop

Stourbridge News: L-r front: Oliver Coote, four, Mair Lees, Daniel Coote, Jade Charlton, all nine, Sam Pearman, seven. Back l-r: Cllr Pete Lowe, manageress Abi Worsey, hospice senior manager Paul Robinson, manageress Helen Hobbs, hospice CEO Steve Jackson. Buy pic:501315RS

11:00am Monday 9th December 2013

STOURBRIDGE’S Mary Stevens Hospice has celebrated the opening of its 17th charity shop in the region.

Acclaimed musicians inspire Stourbridge students

4:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

AWARD-WINNING and critically acclaimed concert pianist Margaret Fingerhut returned to Old Swinford Hospital in Stourbridge to perform in a recital with other accomplished musicians.

Elmfield in Stourbridge scoops top independent school award

Stourbridge News: L-r Guest speaker at the awards - John McCarthy, Elmfield crafts teacher Jason Pond and managing director of Pentastic Publishing - Andrew Maiden.

2:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

ELMFIELD Rudolf Steiner School in Stourbridge has scooped a top independent school award for its innovative approach to teaching GCSE students.

Conman jailed for four years after targeting vulnerable victims in Stourbridge

11:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013

A CONMAN who targeted pensioners in Stourbridge and Halesowen to pocket hundreds of pounds from telling them sob stories has been jailed for four years.

Hospice to host Christmas coffee morning

3:05pm Thursday 14th November 2013

MARY Stevens Hospice will be holding a Christmas coffee morning this weekend.

Retirement beckoning for Old Swinford headmaster

Stourbridge News: Peter Jones will retire in August

8:00am Wednesday 16th October 2013

THE headteacher of Old Swinford Hospital, has announced that he will retire next year.

Deputy Mayor goes on a blind-folded walkabout to highlight sight campaign

Stourbridge News: L-r Mary Thompson (vice president - Kingswinford and Stourbridge Lions), Ann Evett (Thomas Pocklington Trust), Anglee K Hunjan (optician), Deputy Mayor - Councillor Margaret Aston, Julie Farnsworth (Pocklington Trust), Lion Graham Foster. Buy pic: 421302M

2:24pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

THE Deputy Mayor of Dudley walked around Stourbridge blind-folded on World Sight Day to experience the difficulties faced by people with sight loss.

Hospice gears up for annual summer fete

8:30am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

MARY Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge is holding its popular summer fete this Saturday (September 7).

Stourbridge churches to hold a day of celebrations

4:00pm Monday 2nd September 2013

CHURCHES in Stourbridge will be throwing open their doors on Saturday September 14 for a day of historical celebrations.

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.

Old Swinford Hospital School celebrates top A level results

Stourbridge News: L – r  Ellie Fradgley, Danyal Akarca, Michael Hudson (all 18). Buy photo: 341301L

10:49am Thursday 15th August 2013

STUDENTS at Old Swinford Hospital School in Stourbridge have again achieved outstanding results in A Level examinations.

Tennis sessions for the blind prove a hit

9:00am Sunday 11th August 2013

TENNIS sessions for blind and partially-sighted people in Brierley Hill have been proving a huge hit.

Sainsbury's store selects Stourbridge hospice as charity partner

Stourbridge News: Back (L-R) Ann-Marie Gilroy, Vicki Rowles, head of fundraising for Mary Steven's, Vernon Dix - store manager, Brian Derricote, Charlotte Cameron, lottery manager at Mary Steven's, and Dawn Hill. Front (L-R) Peter Hill and Chris Hill. Buy photo: 261306ET

12:00pm Saturday 29th June 2013

STAFF at Sainsbury’s Amblecote branch have chosen Mary Steven’s Hospice as their charity partner for 2013 to 14.

Hospice urges businesses to support shorts and shades day

2:00pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

MARY Stevens Hospice are hoping local schools and businesses will support them on Friday by staging a ‘Shorts and Shades Day’.

Stourbridge school hosts annual summer festival

Stourbridge News: L-r - Annia Purewal (aged ten), Maddie Valentine (aged ten), Elisha Bains (aged ten), Zoe Carr-Smith (aged ten) and teacher Tony Woods. Buy photo: 251304M

12:20pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

MORE than 60 prep school pupils from across the Midlands flocked to Old Swinford Hospital School to attend the annual schools’ summer festival.

Hope for residents plagued by late night trains after railways chief visits Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: Chiltern Railways boss Rob Brighouse, right, & engineering director Kate Marjoribanks, front, meet Margot James MP, centre, & residents Anthony Collis (Fuming at Chiltern chairman), left, & Jane Knowles, second from right. Buy photo: 211305L

4:38pm Friday 17th May 2013

CAMPAIGNERS are hoping the problem of late night noise at Stourbridge Junction will soon hit the buffers after a face-to-face meeting with railways boss Rob Brighouse.

Elmfield School to host reunion

12:00pm Saturday 11th May 2013

STOURBRIDGE’S Elmfield School is set to celebrate its 60th anniversary later this year by staging a reunion.

Residents hope railways boss will put the buffers on late night station noise

4:00pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

CAMPAIGNERS fed up of late night train revving at Stourbridge Junction Railway Station are hoping a visit to the area by trains boss Rob Brighouse will finally put the buffers on the problem.

Ex-Villa star set for kick around in charity football match

Stourbridge News: L/R back Sally Insley (Mary Stevens community fundraiser), Vicki Rowles (Mary Stevens head of fundraising). Front - Andy Pountney (Stourbridge FC chairman), Ken McNaught (ex-Villa). Buy photo: 161321J

1:30pm Monday 15th April 2013

EX-Aston Villa player Ken McNaught will be among former football stars taking part in a charity match this weekend in aid of Mary Stevens Hospice.

Noisy late night train rumblings are "horrendous", residents say

Stourbridge News: l-r Ken Haynes, Jane Knowles, Bobbie Haynes. Buy photo: 151337M

9:30am Thursday 11th April 2013

ANGRY residents close to Stourbridge Junction railway station are being driven round the bend by noisy trains revving their engines late into the night.

Hospice plan in doubt after £250,000 funding shortfall

6:28pm Wednesday 10th April 2013

AN ambitious plan to improve facilities at Stourbridge’s Mary Stevens Hospice has been thrown into doubt after a £250,000 funding blow.

Hospice opens new shop

Stourbridge News: L/R Peter Holliday (chief executive), Dawn Spencer (store manager), Paul Brewin (supporter, Lawnswood Arms pub). Buy photo: 151307J

12:00pm Monday 8th April 2013

STOURBRIDGE’S Mary Stevens Hospice has added another shop to its expanding portfolio by opening a branch in Wordsley’s Lawnswood shopping precinct.

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.

Hospice supporters gear up for Moonlight Walk

Stourbridge News: Hospice supporters gear up for Moonlight Walk

11:04am Friday 5th April 2013

STOURBRIDGE’S Mary Stevens Hospice is gearing up to hold a new ladies only moonlit fundraiser to help pull in charity cash.

Oldswinford trio hit the road for a fallen hero

Stourbridge News: l-r Captain Ed Porter (Royal Marines), Pc Chris Bramley, Captain Paul Goddard (Mercian Regiment) with Corporal Andrew Skinner, mascot Lance Corporal Derby and Private Josh Roberts

12:30pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

A TEAM of cyclists got military honours in Oldswinford as they left for a trip to remember fallen hero.

Oldswinford man avoids jail for street drug deals

4:56pm Monday 18th March 2013

AN Oldswinford man spotted selling cannabis outside the Chequers pub in Stourbridge town centre has avoided being locked up.

Hospice to host coffee morning this weekend

8:30am Tuesday 12th March 2013

MARY Stevens Hospice, Oldswinford, Stourbridge, will be holding an Easter coffee morning and sale this Saturday (March 16).

Sweet treats and Easter delights on offer at hospice fundraiser

Stourbridge News: Mary Stevens Hospice volunteers, Martin Thomas and Alan Pryce, with some of the treats on offer. Buy photo: 101304J

8:30am Monday 11th March 2013

A HOST of homemade sweet treats and Easter delights will be on offer at a fundraising coffee and cake morning later this week in aid of Mary Stevens Hospice.

Oldswinford pupils set for a test which could save a life

12:16pm Wednesday 6th March 2013

OLDSWINFORD school staff and pupils are getting set for annual heart tests which could prevent a tragedy.

Choir on way to Oldswinford for good cause concert

5:00pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

OLD Swinford Hospital School is getting set for a visit from the Morriston Male Voice Choir to raise charity cash.

Tragic Stourbridge soldier died of blast injuries, inquest hears

Stourbridge News: Captain Rupert Bowers

5:04pm Friday 22nd February 2013

A STOURBRIDGE educated soldier who was killed in Afghanistan just weeks after becoming a first-time father died of bomb blast injuries, an inquest confirmed.

Oldswinford Evening TG

10:21am Thursday 21st February 2013

In spite of the very cold weather there was quite a good attendance at the January meeting. Chairman Pauline Roberts welcomed the members and a visitor, Ruth Tuck.

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.

Hospice to host Easter coffee morning

8:00am Wednesday 13th February 2013

MARY Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge will be holding an Easter coffee morning at its Day Therapies Clinic next month.

Oldswinford psych teacher has spiders in mind for a good cause

Stourbridge News: Oldswinford teacher Dr Jane McGee

12:23pm Monday 4th February 2013

AN Oldswinford psychology teacher has charity fundraising in mind with a book promoting positive perception of spiders.

Sight loss charity seeks new volunteers

8:00am Monday 28th January 2013

A HOME visiting service supporting people with sight loss across the borough has launched an appeal for volunteers.

Oldswinford Evening TG

4:21pm Tuesday 15th January 2013

Chairman Pauline Roberts welcomed the president and members to the November meeting. She welcomed a new member Dorothy Trice.

Campaigners on target to help brave Lucy

Stourbridge News: Lucy Pratt (right) with muym Sheryll Hadley

9:00am Thursday 27th December 2012

FUNDRAISERS are hopeful they will hit their January deadline to raise £120,000 to fund vital research into a rare disease that threatens to turn a former Oldswinford woman into a human statue.

Black Country Talking Newspaper brings lifeline to people with sight loss

Stourbridge News: Black Country Talking Newspaper brings lifeline to people with sight loss

9:00am Wednesday 26th December 2012

TUCKED neatly away in a state-of-the-art studio in Stourbridge is a project which brings a lifeline to thousands of people across the borough.

Dog club raises £650 for hospice

5:00pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

A HALESOWEN dog agility club has raised more than £650 for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Elmfield School to host Christmas concert this week

1:23pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

STREAM Of Sound youth choir will be performing a Christmas concert at Stourbridge’s Elmfield School in Love Lane this Friday (December 21).

Dates announced for Christmas services in Oldswinford

9:00am Tuesday 18th December 2012

ST Mary's Church in Oldswinford will be holding a number of services over the Christmas holiday period.

Oldswinford students go beyond the extra mile for charity

Stourbridge News: Edward Walker with Jackie Tromans from the Thomas Pocklington Trust and Harry Browne

4:07pm Thursday 6th December 2012

A PAIR of Oldswinford students went further than the extra mile to raise a whopping total for a good cause.

Oldswinford bikers on the road to nowhere for charity cash

Stourbridge News: Callum Greene and Mark Clay gear up for their charity challenge

11:48am Wednesday 5th December 2012

OLDSWINFORD shop workers are urging for people to join them on the road to nowhere for charity cash.

Hospice Tree of Light to sparkle in memory of lost loved ones

8:30am Friday 30th November 2012

MARY Stevens Hospice will be offering people in Stourbridge and Halesowen chance to remember lost loved ones at its Tree of Light services.

Live music night aims to boost hospice coffers

1:06pm Monday 19th November 2012

MARY Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge is holding a night of live music from the 60s to the 80s this Saturday (November 24).



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