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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.

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.

Wollaston E TG

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

In the absence of chairman, Jean Latham, vice chairman, Hazel Needham welcomed 56 members to the March meeting which incorporated the AGM.

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.

Wollaston Gardeners' Guild

10:08am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The members held their monthly meeting at Stourbridge Institute on March 17 which was chaired by John Knight. He opened the meeting by welcoming both existing and new members, and said that the speaker for the night was Robert Barber.

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.

More funds pour in for Project Gambia

Stourbridge News: Before they took on the challenge l-r Rhiannon Cutler, Lucy Thomas and Katie Thomas.

4:49pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

THREE Stourbridge teenagers tackled a gruelling obstacle course to raise money for youngsters in Gambia.

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.

£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.

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 barmaid loses locks for charity

Stourbridge News: Sammy Lenton, after undergoing the charity headshave.

4:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

BRAVE Stourbridge barmaid Sammy Lenton shed her shoulder-length locks this week with a headshave at the Royal Exchange pub in Enville Street.

Inquest jury told pilot killed in Stourton crash was unlicensed

Stourbridge News: Pilot killed in Stourton microlight crash

4:52pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A MAN who was killed when his microlight aircraft hit power lines in Stourton was unlicensed to fly.

Wollaston Gardeners' Guild

12:55pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE members held their AGM at Stourbridge Institute on February 17. It was opened by John Knight, who thanked all committee members and everyone who had helped and supported him during the last year. The president Eric Southall also gave his thanks and said the guild had enjoyed another successful year.

Wollaston E TG

12:50pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Chairman Jean Latham welcomed 50 members and two visitors to the February meeting. She then read out the list of apologies.

Stourbridge school pupils go all out for charity

4:36pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

A WOLLASTON school looks set to raise £6,000 for Acorns Children’s Hospice within 12 months.

Wollaston school shelves academy plans

8:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

A WOLLASTON school has been forced to delay plans to become an academy.

Wollaston woman in witness plea after hit and run

2:32pm Monday 17th February 2014

A WOMAN involved in a hit and run outside her Wollaston home has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Wollaston recruit passes Navy training

Stourbridge News: Jan Capewell has completed the first phase of his Navy training. Photograph by Dave Sherfield.

10:50am Monday 17th February 2014

A WOLLASTON man has completed a gruelling 10 week training course to kick-start his Navy career.

Creatures visit Wollaston nursery

Stourbridge News: Angie Blake, Bizet the owl, Taz the dragon lizard and Matthew Yeomans, aged three. Buy this photo: 071428M.

8:00am Friday 14th February 2014

A SLITHERING snake and a prickly pygmy hedgehog paid a visit to excited youngsters at a Wollaston nursery.

High School Musical fever set to hit Wollaston

Stourbridge News: L-r Bethan Bristow, aged 15, Chloe Taylor, aged 15, Lottie Taylor, aged 13, Talulla Wheatley, aged 16, Jack Sanders, aged 16, Tom Packer, aged 15, Sophina Heritage, aged 13, Bobbie Hemmings, aged 15. Front Joe Pollard, aged 14. Buy photo: 071418M

4:34pm Monday 10th February 2014

HIGH School Musical fever is set to hit a Wollaston school this week.

Petition calls for blood clinic to stay in Wollaston

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge MP Margot James with Colin Burch of the Three Village's Medical Practice Patient Participation Group. Buy photo: 071408MH

11:02am Monday 10th February 2014

UP to 500 people have signed a petition to urge health chiefs to keep a regular blood-testing clinic in Wollaston.

Stourbridge driver cleared of causing motorcyclist's death

10:35am Thursday 6th February 2014

A 34-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge driver has been cleared of causing the death of a motorcyclist after a jury was told the rider could have been exceeding the speed limit.

Wollaston Gardeners' Guild

12:41pm Monday 3rd February 2014

The members held their monthly meeting at Stourbridge Institute on January 20 chaired by John Knight, who welcomed members to the meeting. He said the committee wished to thank everybody who had helped with the various functions and events during the past year.

Wollaston schoolchildren showcase Nelson Mandela tribute

Stourbridge News: L-r Callum Jones, aged eight, with Ella Hill, aged eight. Buy photo: 511304M

4:00pm Monday 23rd December 2013

CHILDREN at a Wollaston school paid tribute to Nelson Mandela by creating a mosaic image of the man who became South Africa’s first black president.

Supervision order for Stourbridge teenager who raided his mother's home

10:00am Monday 23rd December 2013

A STOURBRIDGE teenager who raided his mother's home after a family fall out and took over £1,500 worth of property has been placed on Supervision for a year.

Carol singers deck the aisles at Amblecote supermarket

10:00am Thursday 19th December 2013

CHOIRS performed Christmas classics at an Amblecote supermarket last weekend to spread some festive cheer and raise cash for charity.

Stourbridge artist says thieves stole Christmas

Stourbridge News: Geoff Tristram

1:46pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

POPULAR Stourbridge artist and comedy writer Geoff Tristram says he felt like thieves had stolen Christmas after they made off with his car which was crammed full of his own artwork and books.

Family pay tribute to tragic Stourbridge GP who died hours after car smash

Stourbridge News: Dr Liz Pope

6:09pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

THE family of tragic Stourbridge GP Dr Liz Pope have paid a moving tribute following her shock death just hours after a car accident.

Stourbridge GP dies after car accident

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge GP who died after car crash declined hospital treatment

5:55pm Thursday 28th November 2013

MEDICS and patients have been left in shock after the sudden death of a young Stourbridge GP.

Wollaston Gardeners' Guild

5:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

The members held their monthly meeting at Stourbridge Institute on November 18 chaired by John Knight, who welcomed members to the meeting.

Scooby Doo fan Jodie nails it in national skills competition

Stourbridge News: Jodie and her sister, Sianne, show off the silver medal winning Scooby nails.

5:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

A LOVE of Scooby Doo led to a medal win at a nationwide skills competition for a Black Country nail technician.

Wollaston butcher's pride over his prize-winning pies

Stourbridge News: L-r George Hammersley and Adam Lang

9:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

A WOLLASTON butcher proved he was a cut above the rest when he scooped numerous awards for his produce at a recent competition.

Fish and chip shop fundraisers net £430 for coastal charities

12:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

FUNDRAISING events organised by a big-hearted fish and chip shop boss raised £430 for two charities linked to his trade.

Dudley Council takes the lead and launches new fitness classes for dog owners

Stourbridge News: Kim Braznell, senior physical activity officer, with Josie trying out the new dog exercise class in Mary Stevens Park. Buy photo: 461306ET

3:00pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

DUDLEY Council is launching a doggie boot camp for people who want to exercise alongside their pet pooches.

Neil and Christine Hamilton to take centre stage at Stourbridge UKIP talk tonight

Stourbridge News: PANELIST: Neil Hamilton with his wife Christine

1:04pm Tuesday 12th November 2013

HIGH-PROFILE Tories turned celebrities Neil and Christine Hamilton will be stopping off in Stourbridge tonight (Tuesday) as part of their campaigning efforts after defecting to UKIP.

Wollaston Fish Bar owner to host charity days for causes close to his heart

4:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

A BIG-HEARTED fish and chip shop boss is issuing an SOS to people to help raise money for two charities linked to his trade.

Judo star Tom Davis kick-starts Wollaston school project

Stourbridge News: Judo champion Tom Davis with Miles Hill (aged five), Aimi Wilson (aged six). Buy photo: 451325M

5:29pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A WOLLASTON primary school threw open its doors to welcome judo champion Tom Davis as part of an initiative to inspire kids to follow their dreams.

Take a look at Black Country author Miranda Dickinson's new book

Stourbridge News: Miranda Dickinson

1:00pm Friday 25th October 2013

THE News is inviting chick lit fans to read a free extract from Black Country author Miranda Dickinson’s new novel.

Ridgewood students draw doves for peace project

Stourbridge News: L-r Doves for Peace founder Dorothy Claxton with Benj Johnson, aged 15, Daisy Narrowmore, aged 14, and headteacher Clive Nutting. Buy photo: 421342M

3:48pm Thursday 17th October 2013

STAFF and students at Ridgewood High School in Wollaston have been drawing doves for a peace project which aims to raise cash for children affected by war.

Wollaston school's sponsored treks coin in the cash for Acorns

Stourbridge News: Headteacher Sally Sixsmith leading pupils on one of the sponsored walks. Buy photo: 401355M

8:30am Thursday 17th October 2013

STAFF and pupils at St James's Primary School in Wollaston have raised around £2,600 for Acorns Children’s Hospice by taking part in sponsored walks.

Pilot killed in Stourton crash named as Wollaston father of two

Stourbridge News: Pilot killed in Stourton microlight crash

1:56pm Monday 7th October 2013

THE MICROLIGHT pilot killed in a crash in Stourton yesterday has been named as Wollaston man Andy Tollerton.

Fundraising Wollaston friends raise £570 for Macmillan after coffee morning success

Stourbridge News: L-r Sheila Wrigley & Sue McDowall. Buy photo: 401307MH

3:00pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

TWO fundraising friends from Wollaston raised £570 for Macmillan Cancer Support by joining in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Art imitates life in Wollaston author's new comedy novel

Stourbridge News: Geoff Tristram. Buy photo: 371344L

8:30am Wednesday 11th September 2013

ART imitates life in a Wollaston cartoonist turned author’s new comedy novel, which takes inspiration from a close-to-home mystery.

Wollaston Gardeners Guild

10:26am Thursday 5th September 2013

THE members held their monthly meeting at Stourbridge Institute on August 19 chaired by Fred Willetts in the absence of chairman John Knight.

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.

Man airlifted to hospital after Wollaston crash

Stourbridge News: Pic by Phil Loach.

4:35pm Friday 16th August 2013

A PEDESTRIAN injured in a Wollaston road crash this afternoon (Friday) has been airlifted to hospital.

Air Ambulance called out after man hit by car in Wollaston

Stourbridge News: Pic by Phil Loach.

3:27pm Friday 16th August 2013

EMERGENCY services crews have flooded Wollaston after a man, believed to be in his 80s, was hit by a car.

Stourbridge sportsman uses skills to improve activities for African schoolkids

Stourbridge News: James Cox in Gambia

8:00am Friday 9th August 2013

A STOURBRIDGE man showed what a good sport he is by joining pupils from Ridgewood High School on their trip to Gambia to carry on the Olympic legacy.

Wollaston school's Gambia appeal goes from strength to strength

Stourbridge News: Students giving out rice, clothes and mosquito nets in a village called Kotusilo earlier this year.

8:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

A WOLLASTON school has spent six years tirelessly fundraising to improve the lives of people in Gambia.

Wollaston Gardeners Guild

9:26am Thursday 8th August 2013

The members held their monthly meeting at Stourbridge Institute on 15th July chaired by John Knight, who welcomed members and visitors to the meeting.



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