Stourbridge - Quarry Bank

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Black Country band plan acoustic set with a difference to launch new single

Stourbridge News: Of Kings and Captains - l-r - Dean Greatbach, Josh Lomas, Luke Wassell and Keiran Lock.

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BLACK Country band Of Kings and Captains will be playing an acoustic set with a difference to launch their new single.

Comedy character Doreen returns for final stage outings

Stourbridge News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

4:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

BLACK Country comedy internet character turned stage star Doreen is returning for two extra outings this week.

Quarry Bank woman faces jail over house con

Stourbridge News: Bethany Pole arriving at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

5:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A QUARRY Bank woman who conned a househoulder into believing she had over £1million in the bank so she could buy his smart, detached home which she trashed before being rumbled has been warned she could face jail.

Quarry Bank TG

10:00am Friday 14th March 2014

MRS V Wright chaired the first meeting of 2014 and greeted 27 members.

Quarry Bank stalwart Brian takes over as theatre society president

Stourbridge News: Brian Genner

8:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

BRIAN Genner has been confirmed as the new president of Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society.

Funeral date set for A449 crash victim

Stourbridge News: Robert Coulson

1:04pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

THE funeral of a 71-year-old Quarry Bank man who died after a horror smash near Kidderminster involving a van and a tanker will take place next week.

A449 crash victim was great-grandfather from Quarry Bank

Stourbridge News: 71-year-old Brierley Hill man died in A449 crash

1:04pm Friday 28th February 2014

A 71-YEAR-OLD man who was killed in a road crash near Kidderminster involving a van and a tanker has been named as Robert Coulson, from Quarry Bank.

College to host fashion show

5:03pm Monday 24th February 2014

THORNS Community College in Quarry Bank is hosting a charity prom fashion show tomorrow (Tuesday February 25) at 7pm.

Quarry Bank fraudster trashed £250,000 home after duping owners into thinking she was a millionairess

1:14pm Monday 24th February 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD Quarry Bank woman pretended she had well over £1million in the bank to buy a smart, detached house in Kingswinford which she trashed before being rumbled.

Quarry Bank man banned from keeping horses after ragwort poisoning incident

Stourbridge News: The 16-year-old piebald mare which had to be put to sleep after suffering from ragwort poisoning.

3:35pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

A COURT has issued a ten-year ban on keeping horses to a Quarry Bank man who failed to protect his animals from ragwort poisoning.

Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society seeks new members

10:57am Tuesday 14th January 2014

REHEARSALS are now taking place for the Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society's production of The Sound of Music.

Doreen's stage success sees two extra shows added

Stourbridge News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

4:10pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A SERIES of stage plays featuring comedy internet character Doreen proved such a hit with theatregoers that a further two dates have been added.

Brierley Hill man jailed for five years over Thorns Road manslaughter

Stourbridge News: Garret Fitzpatrick

4:59pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

A BRIERLEY Hill man who was armed with a hammer when he chased a terrified father-of-two to his death under the wheels of a lorry has been jailed for five years.

Supervision order for Quarry Bank benefit fraudster

1:28pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A 47-YEAR-OLD Quarry Bank woman who fiddled nearly £13,000 in benefits when she had banked over £90,000 from her divorce settlement and two legacies has been placed on Supervision for six months.

Quarry Bank Royal British Legion raises over £25,000 for poppy appeal

5:34pm Friday 6th December 2013

QUARRY Bank Royal British Legion raised more than £25,000 for this year''s poppy appeal.

Quarry Bank Brownies scoop £4,000 community cash for centenary celebrations

Stourbridge News: Cllrs Bryan Cotterill, David Sparks and Jackie Cowell with 1st Quarry Bank Christ Church Brownies. Buy photo: 491305L

11:37am Monday 2nd December 2013

A QUARRY Bank Brownie unit will be celebrating 100 years of the national girls' organisation thanks to a £4,000 grant from Dudley Council.

Councillors cancel next Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood surgery

8:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

QUARRY Bank and Dudley Wood Labour councillors have cancelled their surgeries due to be held on Friday December 13.

Saving children's centres is more important than festive lights, Quarry Bank stalwart says

4:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

SAVING children's centres is more important than Christmas lights in Quarry Bank, the town's Friends group chairman has said after confirming there would be no festive lights in the High Street this year.

My Time Over Fifties

12:00pm Saturday 9th November 2013

The October meeting began with a talk from Kate Round about the role of women in the glass industry.

Brierley Hill man admits killing tragic Sartaj in hammer horror attack

Stourbridge News: Fund set up for lorry crash victim

3:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A BRIERLEY Hill man has admitted killing a 26-year-old Stourbridge man who died when he ran into the path of a lorry.

Quarry Bank TG

10:29am Thursday 7th November 2013

THERE were 27 members and one visitor at the October meeting.

Quarry Bank Royal British Legion raises £153 through poppy appeal tombola

Stourbridge News: Deputy Mayor of Dudley - Councillor Margaret Aston - with the branch's Scottish piper.

5:00pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

MEMBERS of Quarry Bank Royal British Legion have been out in force selling poppies in the run-up to this weekend’s Remembrance Sunday.

Musical charity event in Quarry Bank

12:00pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

AN evening of music and fun awaits guests at a charity event in Quarry Bank.

Auditions for Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society's production of The Sound of Music

Stourbridge News: THE SOUND OF MUSIC: Will my heart be blessed by it?

5:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

THE Quarry Bank Musical Theatre Society will bring the hills alive when they put on a production of The Sound of Music next year.

Quarry Bank man jailed for two years over baby shake incident

5:18pm Friday 25th October 2013

A QUARRY Bank man who lost his temper and shook a four-month old baby girl so hard she suffered a brain haemorraghe has been jailed for two years.

Quarry Bank Royal British Legion seeks volunteer poppy sellers

2:31pm Monday 21st October 2013

QUARRY Bank Royal British Legion is appealing for volunteers to help sell poppies in the run-up to Remembrance Sunday.

Doreen's debut stage outing in Dudley leaves theatre-goers in stitches

Stourbridge News: Gill Jordan as Doreen, right, with Emma Rollason, as Doreen's dotty distant relative - Miriam.

5:17pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

COMEDY internet character Doreen raised the roof when she made her stage debut in the borough at the weekend.

Three car smash in Quarry Bank

11:09am Tuesday 15th October 2013

MOTORISTS battling rush-hour traffic in Quarry Bank yesterday (Monday) faced further delays following a three-car smash.

Body-builders' association secretary Val lifts top job

8:00am Tuesday 15th October 2013

SECRETARY of the National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association (NABBA) Val Charles, from Quarry Bank, has been given the prestigious role of secretary for the organisation’s world championships.

Internet comedy character Doreen to make stage debut in Dudley this weekend

Stourbridge News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

4:00pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

COMEDY internet character Doreen will be making her stage debut in the borough this weekend.

Cowardly Quarry Bank junkie stole kids' bikes to sell for drugs

Stourbridge News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

10:32am Thursday 26th September 2013

A QUARRY Bank junkie who robbed a schoolboy of his £300 bike in a park sold it for £20 to buy heroin.

Blood donors sought in Quarry Bank

8:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013

NHS blood and Transplant is appealing for volunteers to attend donor sessions in Quarry Bank to help meet demand for blood from hospitals.

Quarry Bank community invited to join poignant trip to wartime battlefield sites

3:00pm Monday 23rd September 2013

A QUARRY Bank churchwarden is organising a poignant community tour taking in former battlefield sites in France and Belgium as part of efforts to mark 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

Mum pays tribute to Quarry Bank lorry crash victim

Stourbridge News: A number of tributes to mark the death of Sartaj Aziz have been placed at the scene of the accident, outside the Formula 1 Hand Car Wash in Thorns Road.

12:08pm Wednesday 4th September 2013

THE mother of a man killed when he was struck by a lorry on Thorns Road in Quarry Bank has paid tribute to her son.

Black Country cyclists to boost cancer charity's coffers through canalside ride

Stourbridge News: Cyclists Garry Pearson (left) and Gavin Purser (right) with organiser Charmain Purser (centre). Buy photo: 351316L

11:00am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

A GROUP of Black Country fundraisers are gearing up for a charity ride along the canal in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Black Country football club set to kick off for charity cash

Stourbridge News: Two goals from Joe Kidd earned him the Man of the Match award for Halton Borough.

4:41pm Monday 2nd September 2013

A BLACK Country football club is getting set for a charity game to kick off the new season by raising cash for a good cause.

Man in court over Quarry Bank lorry crash death

10:34am Tuesday 27th August 2013

A 27-YEAR-OLD Brierley Hill man has faced magistrates in Wolverhampton charged with manslaughter.

Man charged with manslaughter over Quarry Bank lorry death

3:20pm Friday 23rd August 2013

A BRIERLEY Hill man has been charged with manslaughter following a fatal collision in Quarry Bank.

Police believe man killed in Quarry Bank lorry crash was involved in a dispute moments earlier

Stourbridge News: Pic by Phil Loach.

3:00pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

A MAN killed by a lorry in Quarry Bank is believed to have been in a dispute with another man moments before his death.

Man dies after Quarry Bank lorry crash

9:30pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

A MAN has died after he was hit by a lorry in Quarry Bank this afternoon (Tuesday).

Pedestrian hit by lorry in Quarry Bank

4:24pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

THORNS Road in Quarry Bank has been closed after a serious crash involving a pedestrian and a lorry.

PTA treasurer who stole £3.9k walks free from court

5:15pm Monday 19th August 2013

A WOMAN who stole £3,900 from a Brierley Hill school’s PTA has walked free from court after blaming financial difficulties which she claimed left her fearing she would lose her home.

Teen robber jailed for three years after "mean and despicable" robbery

11:00am Tuesday 6th August 2013

A TEENAGED robber who rendered a 16-year-old youth unconscious with a wrestling hold he learned while being held in custody has been put back behind bars for a further three years.

Musical theatre stars gear up for a killer last show in Netherton

Stourbridge News: L-R - Richard Homer as Mushnik, Connie Ross as Audrey, Jonathan Head as Seymour and Adam Siviter as Orin. Buy photo: 311320ET

10:00am Wednesday 31st July 2013

QUARRY Bank Musical Theatre Society stars are gearing up to put on a killer show for their final outing at Netherton Arts Centre.

Stourbridge police give scouts a cash boost

4:30pm Friday 26th July 2013

POLICE in Stourbridge have donated £647 to help kit out a group of 35 young scouts.

Quarry Bank Park bandstand restored to former glory

Stourbridge News: L-r  Cllr David Sparkes (chairman of the Friends of Quarry Bank Park), Jean Richards (Friends of the Park), Val Wellings, Lynne Homer-Davies, Sue Lee, Ishrat Karim (Dudley Council), Cllr Bryan Cotterill. Buy photo: 301338M

9:00am Thursday 25th July 2013

A BANDSTAND in Quarry Bank Park has been restored to its former glory after an £18,000 revamp.

Families invited to explore new wildflower meadow in Quarry Bank

Stourbridge News: Families invited to explore new wildflower meadow in Quarry Bank

2:30pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

A WILDFLOWER meadow will be at the centre of a Quarry Bank Park community event.

Internet sensation Doreen to become stage star

Stourbridge News: Doreen (played by Black Country actress Gill Jordan)

8:00am Tuesday 16th July 2013

A QUARRY Bank writer and director’s comedy sketch which became an internet sensation is being turned into a stage show.

Cops release offender descriptions after Quarry Bank robbery

6:21pm Monday 15th July 2013

DETECTIVES have released descriptions of two men they want to trace in connection with a robbery outside shops in Caledonia, Quarry Bank.

Quarry Bank school fundraiser raises over £1,000 for hospital which treated brave pupil, Ryan

Stourbridge News: Erin Smith (aged three) watches balloon release, with Fletcher Smith (aged four), Kelly Andrews, headteacher Helen Johnson and other parents and children. Buy photo: 281351M

11:53am Monday 15th July 2013

A QUARRY Bank school held a fundraising day to say a big thank you to the hospital which saved the life of brave pupil Ryan Andrews.


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