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Stourbridge car dealership invites cyclists to pedal to the metal for chance to take on an Olympic champ

Stourbridge News: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of cycle tragedy

3:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE cyclists can put themselves through their paces and pick up a top prize in the process as part of the Ed Clancy Challenge which is being organised through motor dealership Trust Group UK.

Sport England stumps up £50,000 for Stourbridge skate park plan

Stourbridge News: Gavin and Serena Pardoe with Piers Chapman. Buy photo: 161442L

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PLANS to bring a new indoor skate park back to Stourbridge were given a £50,000 boost this week.

Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge ring road closed after car crashes into property shop

1:34pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE ring road has been closed to traffic at St Johns Road after a car smashed into an estate agent's office.

Cyclists boost borough centre for the blind

Stourbridge News: Cyclists boost Beacon Centre for the Blind

12:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE borough's Beacon Centre for the Blind has been boosted by the efforts of cyclists Graham Hodson and Mel Perry who have spent the week pedalling their way around all the major football grounds in the North West of England.

Stourbridge firefighters tackle woodland blaze

4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Kinver, Stourbridge and Brierley Hill were among those called out to tackle a woodland fire at Millions Wood at Enville last night (Sunday).

Stourbridge salsa gran's TV audition earns her a rare apology from Simon Cowell

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge salsa gran's TV audition earns her a rare apology from Simon Cowell

1:03pm Monday 14th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE'S salsa gran Paddy Jones earned a rare apology from tough-talking TV mogul Simon Cowell after wowing the judges on the first episode of Britain's Got Talent.

25th birthday celebrations at Stourbridge charity shop

Stourbridge News: 25th birthday celebrations at Stourbridge charity shop

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE charity shop volunteers have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the town's British Heart Foundation outlet.

MP to host drop-in surgery in Stourbridge on Saturday

Stourbridge News: Margot James MP

4:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James is hosting another drop-in advice surgery in the town tomorrow (Saturday April 12).

Stourbridge man caught with cannabis allowed to keep his freedom

11:59am Friday 11th April 2014

A STOURBRIDGE man caught with a jar of cannabis hours after he had been given a community order for possessing a "significant" quantity of the controlled drug has been allowed to keep his freedom.

MP to host universities event tonight

Stourbridge News: Margot James MP

1:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James is hosting a Universities Outreach event tonight (Thursday April 10) in Stourbridge as part of her Raising Aspirations programme for pupils at Black Country schools.

Public Health Minister praises work of tragic Stourbridge GP

Stourbridge News: Jane Ellison, Trevor Pope, Dr Ruth Edwards, and Rev Dr David Chantry, Dr Pope’s father.

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

BRITAIN'S Public Health Minister praised the work of a tragic Stourbridge doctor who died after a car crash at an event to celebrate unsung health service heroes.

Stourbridge salsa gran is hot favourite to win Britain's Got Talent

Stourbridge News: Paddy Jones and Nicko Espinosa

9:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE’S salsa gran is being tipped to win this year’s Britain’s Got Talent - before the new series has even started!

State-of-the-art Stourbridge GP surgery to open next week

Stourbridge News: The new Lion Medical Centre. Buy photo: 121428L

8:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE'S new £8.5million super surgery is set to open its doors to patients next week.

Betty Boothroyd painting to be auctioned off in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News: Arwyn Jones, chief executive of the Beacon Centre for the Blind, with the Edna Lumb picture.

3:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A PICTURE donated by former House of Commons speaker Betty Boothroyd is to be auctioned off later this month to raise funds for Sedgley based Beacon Centre for the Blind.

MP to host higher education fair to inspire Stourbridge students

Stourbridge News: Margot James MP

5:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE MP Margot James will be hosting a second Stourbridge Universities Outreach Fair on Thursday April 10.

Stourbridge Historical Society

1:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

The society met in the Wollaston Room at Stourbridge Town Hall on March 20, 7.30pm.

Stourbridge supermarket installs high-tech disabled changing facility

Stourbridge News: Pub campaign group criticises store takeover

10:07am Friday 4th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE'S Tesco store has become the second supermarket in the country to install a new changing facility for customers with disabilities.

Dudley South Ladies Luncheon

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The March meeting of the Dudley South Ladies Luncheon was particularly enjoyable when chairman Mary Jones welcomed 33 members to hear speaker John Mobberley who asked “Do you remember when?”. Following an excellent 3-course lunch members were in for a treat when reminded about life in the 1940s. In September 1939 when Germany invaded Poland the war changed everyone’s life forever.

Tragic Stourbridge GP to receive posthumous honour

Stourbridge News: Dr Liz Pope

12:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

TRAGIC Stourbridge GP Dr Liz Pope was due to be posthumously honoured with an award in Parliament today (Thursday) at a ceremony to thank unsung health service heroes who have made a difference in their communities.

Wollaston artist gears up for biggest-ever solo exhibition

Stourbridge News: Geoff Tristram with one his favourite classic portraits from over the years. Buy photo: 141428L

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

RENOWNED Wollaston artist Geoff Tristram is gearing up to showcase his life’s work in his biggest-ever solo exhibition.

Triumph for Stourbridge thespians at Worcestershire Theatre Festival

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

STOURBRIDGE Theatre Company has celebrated another big win at the Worcestershire Theatre Festival.

Nigel Passey to play at Katie Fitzgerald’s this weekend

Stourbridge News: The Nigel Passey Band

12:43pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WORDSLEY-born musician Nigel Passey will be returning to his Black Country roots with his band for a gig at Katie Fitzgerald’s this weekend.

Litter-picking pensioner takes on Stourbridge grot spots

Stourbridge News: Graham Beckley

1:35pm Friday 28th March 2014

A LITTER-PICKING Stourbridge pensioner has single-handedly collected three quarters of a ton of rubbish which was littering a river-side stretch of the town.

Transition Stourbridge to show monetary reform documentary

Stourbridge News: The culprit was seen dropping the money but it has not been recovered. Police say whoever took it could face prosecution if they failed to hand it in.

2:40pm Friday 28th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE environmentalists will be showing a documentary about money and the social and economic ills it creates.

£8.5m Stourbridge super surgery weeks away from opening

Stourbridge News: The new Lion Medical Centre. Buy photo: 121428L

8:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE'S state-of-the-art £8.5million new GP surgery is just two-and-a-half weeks away from opening.

Stourbridge set to host Midlands Whisky Festival this weekend

8:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE will be welcoming fans of famous drams once again when the town hosts the fifth Midlands Whisky Festival.

Celebrations for 100-year-old Stourbridge scout group

Stourbridge News: Back l-r - group scout leader Paul Tromans, Wayne Bulpitt - UK Chief Commissioner for the Scouts, Margot James MP, Rev Simon Falshaw, Stambermill Scouts chairman Martin Homer; front l-r - Callum Bonnar, Matthew Bonnar, Daniel Stretton and Elliot Round.

6:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

STAMBERMILL St Marks Scout Group celebrated its centenary and the long-awaited official opening of new headquarters with a visit from one of the country's top scouts.

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.

Up to four historic glass cones unearthed at former Stourbridge glassworks

Stourbridge News: Matt Pratt, a member of the maintenance team at Ruskin Mill Trust, with the 1940s Brittania boiler he helped to unearth. Buy photo: 131428L

11:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed the remains of up to four historic glass cones at an old Stourbridge glassworks turned education and arts centre.

New base for Stourbridge charity Max Appeal

Stourbridge News: Julie and Paul Wootton with Stourbridge MP Margot James, centre, and guests at the office opening. Buy photo: 131427L

4:12pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A STOURBRIDGE charity which continues to go from strength to strength has celebrated the opening of a new office on an historic site.

Stourbridge history talks attract record audience numbers

8:00am Monday 24th March 2014

RECORD attendance levels at Stourbridge Historical Society talks has prompted the group to upgrade its meeting venue.

Dudley and Stourbridge Branch of the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

The Dudley and Stourbridge Branch of the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners held their meeting on a very stormy February 12, and our chairman sincerely thanked Patricia Boyd for travelling to speak to us in such weather. Her topic was “What the bride wore”.

Former Redhill School pals invited to 30-year reunion

2:37pm Friday 21st March 2014

A REUNION is being held for Redhill School’s class of 84.

Ken hopes to wow the 'whole wide world' with his footy-themed single

Stourbridge News: Ken Harris

12:35pm Friday 21st March 2014

STOURBRIDGE songwriter Ken Harris is hoping to score a huge hit with his composition of Whole Wide World.

Stourbridge history talk on National Service takes place tonight

4:36pm Thursday 20th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE Historical Society is hosting a talk about National Service tonight (Thursday March 20).

More people turning to Foodbank, Stourbridge charity bosses reveal

8:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

THE number of people using Stourbridge's food bank has doubled over the past two years.

My Time over Fiftes

4:22pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE February meeting began with a talk by Roy Peacock entitled ‘the Queen’s Jubilee Maundy money’.

Stourbridge Chess Club

2:56pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THIS week we played two matches that had big implications on our promotion chances, and a league match for our youngsters.

Charity performers set for Mozart concert in Stourbridge

4:01pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

PERFORMERS Gig Caritas are staging a Mozart concert this Saturday at St John's United Reform Church in Stourbridge starting at 7.30pm.

Stourbridge residents and traders breath sigh of relief as parking permit plan is axed

Stourbridge News: Thumbs down to council parking plan. Cllr Khurshid Ahmed, Dudley's cabinet member for transport.

11:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

RESIDENTS and traders in Stourbridge's Old Quarter have breathed a sigh of relief after a controversial parking permit plan was given an overwhelming thumbs down.

Borough's young stars shine at youth awards

Stourbridge News: Alexander Gale, right, receiving his award.

4:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

DUDLEY'S young people were the centre of attention at an event to celebrate some of the borough’s young stars.

Stourbridge parking permit plan shelved

Stourbridge News: Car-lined Pargeter Street in the Old Quarter.

10:30am Tuesday 18th March 2014

PLANS to trial a controversial parking permit scheme in Stourbridge’s Old Quarter have been shelved after people surveyed overwhelmingly gave the idea the thumbs down.

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.

Cyclist dies after crash near Stourbridge

4:02pm Monday 17th March 2014

A 51-YEAR-OLD cyclist died after colliding with a lamp-post at Enville, near Stourbridge, at the weekend.

Naval group's anniversary set to sparkle thanks to glass donation

Stourbridge News: Keith Smith, sales manager at Tudor Crystal, with Ron Gould, vice-chairman of the Stourbridge branch of the Royal Naval Association.

11:50am Monday 17th March 2014

A STOURBRIDGE glass-making firm has played a part in helping old sailors to celebrate a milestone anniversary.

Stourbridge choir celebrates 130th anniversary

Stourbridge News: Peter Tomlinson

9:00am Monday 17th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE Choir and Orchestra is celebrating its 130th anniversary with an afternoon concert next weekend.

Stourbridge students celebrate Oxbridge offers

8:00am Monday 17th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE’S King Edward VI College is celebrating record success with the number of students securing places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Stourbridge Probus Club

6:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

The club met at Stourbridge Rugby Club on February 18 as usual on the third Tuesday in the month for lunch at 12.30pm.

Dudley South Ladies Luncheon

4:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

At the February meeting chairman Mary Jones welcomed 30 members to the AGM at the Kingfisher Hotel, Wall Heath. She thanked everyone for braving such atrocious weather but once inside the warm bright dining room everyone settled down to enjoy an excellent three-course meal.

Stourbridge paedophile jailed for 18 years

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge paedophile jailed for 18 years

4:52pm Friday 14th March 2014

A STOURBRIDGE paedophile who tried to avoid jail by accusing his four victims of concocting abuse claims to try and get their hands on his partner’s inheritance has been jailed for 18 years.



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