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Reunion for Grange School's class of '84 to take place in Oldswinford

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

FORMER Grange School students from the class of '84 are invited to a reunion.

Long-serving Stourbridge businessman dies

Stourbridge News:

5:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE of Stourbridge's longest serving businessmen has died at the age of 80.

Stourbridge teen thanked by minister for helping to reform government policy

Stourbridge News:

4:48pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A PEDMORE teenager was the toast of Westminster when a government minister thanked her for helping to mould the biggest special educational needs reforms in a generation.

Former council leader has no regrets after missing out on top police job

Stourbridge News: Cllr Les Jones

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Conservative councillor Les Jones insisted he had no regrets in standing for the role of West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

Wollescote man jailed for stealing cash to fuel drug addiction

Stourbridge News:

3:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WOLLESCOTE drug addict who lured away his 90-year-old blind friend so he could steal £120 has been locked up for 10 months.

Pedmore woman raises £1,600 for Clent special school

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A PEDMORE woman has raised £1,600 for charity in her attempt to gain the highest award in Girlguiding.

Company fined after child’s head trapped in electric gate at Pedmore school

Stourbridge News: Dudley Magistrates Court could stop dealing with criminal cases if the Ministry o fJustice gets its way

3:21pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A COMPANY has been fined £3,300 after a child's head was trapped in an electric gate installed at a Pedmore school.

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.

Pedmore primary school leaver rewarded for 100 per cent attendance

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A STOURBRIDGE youngster who has not missed a day of primary school in seven years has been given a special send off.

Pedmore pupils raise £255 for new books

Stourbridge News:

3:19pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

PEDMORE primary school pupils ensured they were ‘well red’ before the summer holidays.

Stourbridge students compete at inter-school sports event

Stourbridge News: Pupils taking part in fencing.

12:48pm Thursday 26th June 2014

HUNDREDS of Stourbridge students went head to head at an inter-school sporting event.

Toddler drowned in grandmother's swimming pool, inquest heard

2:41pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A TODDLER drowned in a swimming pool at his grandmother's Pedmore home, an inquest heard.

Black Country businessmen get on their bikes for charity

3:25pm Friday 20th June 2014

THREE Black Country businessmen will be taking part in a 50 mile cycling challenge to raise money for the NSPCC.

Stourbridge women recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list

Stourbridge News: Gillian Cartwright, who has been given an OBE in Queen's birthday honour's list. Buy this photo: 251436M.

12:18pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

TWO Stourbridge women have been recognised by the Queen in the birthday honours list.

Man escapes with minor injuries after Pedmore crash

Stourbridge News: Firefighters on the scene at Redlake Road. Photograph by @StourbridgeFire.

11:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

TWO cars collided on Redlake Road, Pedmore, yesterday evening (Monday).

Ex-England ace Mike Gatting helps spruce up Pedmore Cricket Club

Stourbridge News: Mike Gatting at Pedmore Cricket Club

10:50am Tuesday 8th April 2014

FORMER England batsman, Mike Gatting rolled up his sleeves and got stuck in to some DIY at Pedmore Cricket Club on Sunday.

Pedmore woman to take the plunge for charity

Stourbridge News: Victoria Forrest

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A PEDMORE woman will take the plunge for charity as she attempts to gain the highest award in Girlguiding.

Cricketing legend to do some DIY at Pedmore Cricket Club

Stourbridge News: Mike Gatting

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

FORMER England batsman Mike Gatting will roll up his sleeves and get stuck in to some DIY during a visit to Pedmore Cricket Club on Sunday (April 6).

Pedmore teen urges people to nominate brave youngsters

Stourbridge News: Ben Hart

5:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

INSPIRATIONAL Pedmore teenager, Ben Hart is encouraging people to nominate youngsters that have triumphed in the face of serious illness for a national award.

Mike Gatting to get stuck in at Pedmore CC

Stourbridge News: Mike Gatting

8:00am Friday 7th March 2014

FORMER England batsman Mike Gatting will roll up his sleeves and get stuck in to some DIY when he visits Pedmore Cricket Club next month.

Partially-sighted hospital worker given go-ahead to pursue unfair dismissal claim

Stourbridge News: Russells Hall hospital where complains procedures have been branded not fit for purpose

2:15pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

A PARTIALLY-BLIND Stourbridge clinical support worker complained he was unfairly sacked by the Dudley Group of Hospitals after making whistle-blowing allegations about the affects of chemical fumes from a de-contamination unit where he worked.

Kitchen fire in Pedmore

5:00pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital following a kitchen fire in Pedmore on New Year’s Day.

Pedmore author releases revised edition of his first book

Stourbridge News: Terry O'Neil

11:00am Wednesday 18th December 2013

A PEDMORE pensioner has released his fifth book, which takes a historic look at a series of motor races held on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas.

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.

Festive design from Pedmore schoolgirl helps local hospice

Stourbridge News: Winning design: Jo Laight (Tesco customer services manager) with Holly Eastoe.

1:30pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

THE colourful artwork of a Pedmore schoolgirl is featured on charity Christmas cards, available exclusively at Stourbridge's Tesco Extra.

Pedmore mums take to the streets with buggies to protest over children's centre closures

Stourbridge News: Heather Cheslin with other mums at the bus stop. Buy photo: 481302M

1:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

MUMS campaigning against the closure of Hob Green Children's Centre in Pedmore took to streets with their buggies to highlight how awkward catching a bus to other centres would prove.

Persistent borough crook jailed for four years after burgling a string of homes

6:18pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

A PERSISTENT crook has been locked up for four years for smashing his way into a string of houses including homes in Clent and Stourbridge to empty them of thousands of pounds worth of valuables.

Stourbridge Golf Club captain raises £12,000 for charity during two-year reign

8:00am Tuesday 29th October 2013

BIG-HEARTED Stourbridge Golf Club Captain Barry Corbett has raised a staggering £12,000 for charity during his two-year reign at the Worcester Lane venue.

Lucky escape after car overturns in Pedmore

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge Community Fire Station tweeted this picture of the scene

3:43pm Monday 14th October 2013

MOTORISTS have been urged to slow down during wet weather after a car overturned in Pedmore at the weekend.

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.

Coffee morning in Pedmore

Stourbridge News: Win a year’s supply of M&S Café coffee

3:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

STOURBRIDGE Deanery will host a coffee morning in Pedmore on Saturday October 19.

Motorists urged to seek conviction revoke after A491 speed limit error

12:00pm Monday 19th August 2013

A PEDMORE woman convicted of speeding before a 50mph limit was offically enforced is urging other motorists who fell foul of the speed cameras to demand compensation.

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.

Nothing fishy about Pedmore chip shop's charity day

12:00pm Friday 16th August 2013

A PEDMORE chippy owner will donate a day’s takings to Cancer Research UK.

Retired Stourbridge cop turns around struggling village British Legion branch

Stourbridge News: Blakedown and Hagley Royal British Legion chairman Peter Hollis (right) receiving the Jellioe Cup from National President of The Royal British Legion, Vice-Admiral Peter Wilkinson, at the National Conference in Llandudno.

9:00am Saturday 6th July 2013

A RETIRED policeman from Stourbridge has been instrumental in reviving a struggling village branch of the Royal British Legion which has now scooped a national award.

Brave Ben picks up top scouting award

Stourbridge News: Ben Hart, right, with County Commissioner Paul Wong.

4:00pm Monday 17th June 2013

BRAVE Stourbridge scout Ben Hart doesn’t know when he’s beaten.

Pensioners' group organiser "thrilled" at MBE

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11:20am Monday 17th June 2013

THRILLED, wonderful, magic! were just some of the superlatives used by Dorothy Clarke on becoming an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours.

Stourbridge park and ride improvements welcomed

8:00am Friday 14th June 2013

PASSENGER groups have given the thumbs up to proposed park and ride improvements at Stourbridge Junction following a funding contribution of up to £2million which has been made available to Centro.

Himley Hall hosts school Olympics festival

Stourbridge News: Olivia Kelly (Redhill) fencing. Buy photo: 241375M

2:27pm Thursday 13th June 2013

PUPILS from Pedmore, Red Hill, Ridgewood and Thorns schools converged on Himley Hall to take part in the fourth annual TSET Olympic event.

Tributes to Stourbridge comedian who won New Faces

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge comedian Lee Wilson pictured with boxer Barry McGuigan

3:23pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

TRIBUTES have been paid to popular Stourbridge comedian Lee Wilson who died suddenly at his Pedmore home following a short illness.

Stourbridge school pupils get ready to set up pop-up shop

Stourbridge News: L/R back Yumna Zahid (14), Aasima Tofiq (15), Lauren Bayliss (15), Matthew Whitehouse (14), Holly Shakespeare (15). Front, Ruby Marshall-Garrington (15). Buy photo: 211311J

9:00am Monday 20th May 2013

PUPILS from a Stourbridge school will be setting up shop in the Ryemarket next month as part of a unique business venture.

Councillor follows hubby's lead and quits Dudley Tories

Stourbridge News: Councillor Karen Shakespeare

9:00am Thursday 16th May 2013

THE wife of Dudley’s former leader of the council has followed her husband’s lead in quitting the borough’s Conservative group in a bitter condemnation of ex-colleagues.

School's Sunshine Week raises £1,200 to help Clent youngsters

Stourbridge News: L-r - teacher Abdul Maflehi, Head Boy Robert Hart, Head Girl Charlotte King, teacher John Greenwood and, front, staff from Body Balance - Julie Edwards, right, and Karen Edwards.

8:00am Wednesday 15th May 2013

PUPILS at Pedmore Technology College and Community School have been pulling out all the stops to raise money for Sunfield School in Clent.

Pedmore church to host CS Lewis inspired play

12:00pm Friday 12th April 2013

PROGRESSIVE St Peter’s Church in Pedmore will play host to Searchlight Theatre Company’s UK Premier ‘Questioning Aslan’ later this month.

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.

Pedmore dentist collects top professional gong

Stourbridge News: Dr Anoup Nandra

10:42am Monday 25th February 2013

A PEDMORE dentist is filling a cavity in his trophy cabinet with a top award for being voted best young practitioner in the midlands.

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.

Joy as new post box pops up in Pedmore

Stourbridge News: Dorothy Clarke and Margot James MP

8:00am Wednesday 6th February 2013

A NEW post box has popped up in Pedmore after a pensioner's campaigner teamed up with MP Margot James.

Cllr Les Jones resigns as Dudley Tory party leader

Stourbridge News: Cllr Les Jones resigns as Dudley Tory party leader

11:26am Saturday 2nd February 2013

COUNCILLOR Les Jones, former leader of Dudley Council, has confirmed he has stepped down as leader of Dudley's Conservative party.

Humongous hounds to the rescue

Stourbridge News: Cara, Teagan and Ealga. Buy photo: 511204M

12:00pm Monday 24th December 2012

HUMONGOUS hounds rescued by a kind-hearted Stourbridge couple have been helping to save the lives of other mutts in need by acting as doggy blood donors.


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