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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.

Stourbridge gets more free on-street car parking

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOPPERS and traders in Stourbridge have been given a boost after extra free on-street car parking was created in the town centre.

Stourbridge pub shows support for local breweries

Stourbridge News: Real ale lovers head to Scarborough

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE based Wetherspoons pub The Chequers has been showing its support for local breweries.

OneStop charity fun day will give Stourbridge hospice a boost

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BIG-hearted members of staff from Stourbridge based OneStop store in Worcester Street raised more than £500 for Mary Stevens Hospice after staging a charity day outside the premises.

St John Ambulance to equip Stourbridge shoppers with lifesaving skills

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PEOPLE in Stourbridge are being offered the chance to equip themselves with lifesaving skills.

Stourbridge U3A

10:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

The speaker at the July meeting at the New Road Methodist Church was Rachel Head, supervisor of the Dudley Citizens Advice Bureau.

Stourbridge teen becomes a paramedic for the day

Stourbridge News:

4:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

STOURBRIDGE youngster Jamie Shepherd experienced what it was like to be a paramedic for the day thanks to the Wishing Well charity.

Stourbridge man swerves jail after high speed police chase

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A STOURBRIDGE security guard involved in a high speed police chase as two young frightened girls in the back of his car begged him to stop, has swerved jail.

Stourbridge pub staff set to step out for Children in Need

Stourbridge News:

2:52pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SPIRITED staff from two popular Stourbridge venues will be stepping out next month to try and raise money for Children in Need.

Stourbridge children's author releases first book

Stourbridge News:

3:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A STOURBRIDGE children's author has released her first book about a terrible time keeper who gets thrust into a place full of strange creatures.

Man spared jail after Stourbridge nightspot scuffle

Stourbridge News: Case dropped against decorator who punched two men 'who were high on drugs' after faeces were thrown over his fence

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who hit a friend in the face with a bottle in a Stourbridge nightspot after he took offence at a "tasteless joke" has been spared jail.

Wordsley History Society

9:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

Wordsley History Society Chairman Brian Idoine welcomed 55 members and 53 visitors to the meeting, and after the usual reminders about safety, etc, he welcomed Lord Cobham whose subject was Hagley Hall – Past, Present and Future.

Side by Side theatre group makes waves at festival

Stourbridge News:

5:24pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STOUBRIDGE’S award-winning theatre group Side by Side made waves at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with their performance of Illyria on Sea.

Stourbridge coach crash driver remains in hospital

Stourbridge News:

11:31am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE driver of a Stourbridge coach which overturned on the M5 remained in hospital this morning (Wednesday).

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.

Stourbridge coach carrying Black Country youngsters overturns on M5

Stourbridge News:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COACH from Stourbridge carrying youngsters heading off for a seaside day trip has overturned on the M5.

Stourbridge chip shops hope to net top award

Stourbridge News:

10:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO Stourbridge chip shops are frying to be the best in the Midlands.

Stourbridge Theatre Company to perform Gaslight

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Theatre Company will bring a classic Victorian thriller to life next month.

Railway society meetings get back on track in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: All aboard: The Severn Valley Railway will be hosting two family fun weekends.

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Railway Society is getting on track with a new season of meetings for train buffs – at Stourbridge’s Bonded Warehouse.

New curate aims to resurrect long-gone Stourbridge church

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

REVEREND Tom Fish is a man with a mission - charged with trying to bring back a long-gone church to an area of Stourbridge.

Extra free parking spaces to be installed in Stourbridge by next week

Stourbridge News:

4:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC chiefs this week confirmed they will be pulling out all the stops to bring extra free on-street parking spaces into being by next week.

Law firm invites adventurous Stourbridge residents to join its charity triathlon

Stourbridge News:

5:09pm Friday 15th August 2014

TALBOTS Solicitors are trying to tempt intrepid Stourbridge folk to join them in their charity triathlon which takes place next month.

Stourbridge shop's charity work recognised

Stourbridge News: GETTING AIRBORNE: The Midlands Air Ambulance is being backed by a textiles recycling firm.

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

STAFF at Stourbridge’s Wilko store are celebrating after receiving an award to acknowledge their support for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Sporty Stourbridge student set to pursue American dream thanks to scholarship

Stourbridge News:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

A SPORTY Stourbridge student is set to pursue her American dream after landing a scholarship at a top US university.

A level results joy at Old Swinford Hospital School

Stourbridge News:

11:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

THERE were plenty of celebrations this morning (Thursday  August 14) at Old Swinford Hospital where students achieved a "splendid collection of A level results".

King Ed's celebrates top grades once again

Stourbridge News:

11:24am Thursday 14th August 2014

KING Edward VI College in Stourbridge has celebrated another outstanding set of A level results.

Building society invites Stourbridge people to nominate good causes

8:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE folk are being asked to help a good cause by nominating them to the Yorkshire Building Society.

Traders welcome plans for more free parking in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

3:54pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE traders have welcomed plans to introduce additional free parking in a bid to encourage more shoppers to use the town centre.

Chernobyl children have a ball during Stourbridge visit

Stourbridge News:

11:47am Wednesday 13th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Belarus were served up a treat at Wollaston Tennis Club as part of this year's Chernobyl Children's Lifeline visit.

Volunteers ditch spreadsheets to help Stourbridge sight loss charity for the day

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

EIGHT employees from Quarry Bank based firm Eaton Automotive swapped their spreadsheets and pens to volunteer for a day working at the Trust.

Stourbridge sight loss charity to host One-Stop event

Stourbridge News:

3:54pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE charity the Thomas Pocklington Trust is holding another One-Stop shop event following the success of last year's.

Stourbridge charities invited to apply for Gannett Foundation funding

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE Gannett Foundation is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc, the parent company of Newsquest Media Group, one of the UK's largest publishers and owners of The Stourbridge News.

Stourbridge parents could be eligible for free childcare

Stourbridge News: Cllr Tim Crumpton, Dudley's cabinet member for children's services.

12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE parents are being encouraged to find out if they are eligible for free childcare.

Town leaders say Stourbridge is on the up

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

TOWN leaders have been quick to defend the changing face of Stourbridge as major development continues to gather force.

Tesco to stamp down on lazy Stourbridge pedestrians

Stourbridge News: Just a week to go until Tesco unveils new Stourbridge superstore on Halloween

12:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco is set to stamp down on lazy Stourbridge pedestrians who have been putting their lives at risk by walking up and down busy vehicle ramps.

Variety of fun and games on offer for under 5s in Stourbridge

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

TOTS are in for a treat this summer with a variety of fun and games on offer at Stourbridge's Crystal Leisure Centre.

West Midlands MEP joins the fight to be Stourbridge MP

Stourbridge News:

5:30pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE UK Independence Party have selected current West Midlands MEP James Carver to contest the Stourbridge constituency at next year's General Election.

Witness appeal after suspected arson in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was set on fire in Stourbridge.

Stourbridge woman braves the clippers to support best friend

Stourbridge News:

1:30pm Monday 4th August 2014

LOYAL Janey Beasley has always been quick to show support after her eldest friend was diagnosed with breast cancer 15 years ago.

Free Fun Fridays at Stourbridge shopping centre

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE’S Ryemarket shopping centre is hosting free fun days for kids on Fridays throughout the school holidays.

Stourbridge man jailed for string of historic sex attacks on schoolboy

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A STOURBRIDGE man has been jailed for 40 months for carrying out a string of sex attacks on a schoolboy in the 90s.

Stourbridge glass centre has sights on festive fair

Stourbridge News: Jewellery and crafts on offer at winter fayre

4:17pm Friday 1st August 2014

BOSSES at Stourbridge’s Ruskin Glass Centre want to hear from artists, designers and craftspeople interested in having a stall at this year’s Christmas fair.

Life-saving equipment installed at Black Country bus stations

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

LIFE-SAVING equipment has now been installed at bus stations across the Black Country for use in the event of a cardiac emergency.

Peace vigil for Gaza to take place in Dudley

Stourbridge News:

4:59pm Friday 1st August 2014

STOURBRIDGE Palestine Solidarity Group will be holding a peace and justice vigil in Dudley this evening (Friday August 1) to show their support for the people of Gaza.

Stourbridge pub landlord calls time and moves on

Stourbridge News:

3:51pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A POPULAR Stourbridge pub will call last orders on Saturday night (August 2).

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.

Stourbridge widows invited to join social group

Stourbridge News:

2:55pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WIDOWS in Stourbridge are being invited to join a social networking group to help rebuild their social life.

Forgotten Stourbridge soldier to be remembered on war memorial 100 years after his death

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORGOTTEN Stourbridge soldier killed in WWI is set to be remembered following a successful campaign to add his name to the town's war memorial nearly 100 years after his death.

Stourbridge's Side By Side group swells its audience numbers

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

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

STOURBRIDGE theatre group Side By Side has been bucking the trend by increasing the size of its audiences.

Volunteer parents honoured in regional awards

Stourbridge News: The National Childbirth Trust is a nationwide support network for new parents

4:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEDICATED volunteers from the NCT Stourbridge and Halesowen Branch have been recognised in the West Midlands NCT Stars Awards.



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