Stourbridge - Wordsley

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Cone to host Halloween fun sessions this weekend

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE'LL be witches and wizards roaming around Wordsley this weekend.

Wordsley historian killed in Cyprus car crash, inquest told

Stourbridge News:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WORDSLEY historian was killed in a car accident in Cyprus, an inquest was told.

Wordsley glass museum plan approved

Stourbridge News: Artist's impression of the proposed new glass museum

1:11pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DERELICT Wordsley glassworks is to be transformed into a new £5.5m museum to house the borough's prized glass collection after proposals were approved by council planners this week.

Tidy Stourbridge campaign continues this weekend

Stourbridge News: Litter pick in the Arboretum on Saturday

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Tidy Stourbridge campaign should be out in force again this Sunday.

New members wanted at Wordsley social club

Stourbridge News: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

9:24am Friday 17th October 2014

A MEN only social club in Wordsley is looking for new members.

New school library remembers popular police officer and governor

Stourbridge News: Headteacher Lynn Cartwright in the new library dedicated to Dana Newey. Buy photo: 421402M

11:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BUSY Brook Primary School in Wordsley has paid a fitting tribute to its former much-loved chairman of governors Dana Newey who died a year ago at the age of 51.

Contemporary embroidery on display at cone

Stourbridge News:

10:51am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WOLVERHAMPTON Embroidery Guild is displaying its wares again at Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone.

Red House Glass Cone turns pink this weekend

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

WORDSLEY’S Red House Glass Cone is turning pink this weekend as staff and traders aim to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Research.

Free workshops to help Stourbridge people get online

Stourbridge News: Wirral Council has announced details of opening times over the festive period.

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

FREE computer workshops are on offer at libraries across Stourbridge next week to help people learn basic skills and get online.

Singing Wordsley schoolgirl makes it through to next round of Open Mic comp

Stourbridge News:

11:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

WORDSLEY schoolgirl Ellisha Morris has won her way through to the area finals of Open Mic UK after wowing judges with her own composition entitled Forget You.

UKIP announces new group leader for Dudley Council

Stourbridge News:

10:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

UKIP has elected a new leader for its group on Dudley Council after the acrimonious departure of its former chief.

Wordsley singer-songwriter hopes to wow judges in Open Mic UK contest

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WORDSLEY singer-songwriter Ellisha Morris is hoping to wow judges when she takes part in the regional finals of the Open Mic UK 2014 competition this Saturday at Birmingham's LG Arena.

Wordsley M TG

1:21pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The August meeting was opened by Chairman of the day Liz Hubbard who welcomed members and 15 visitors.

Stourbridge author's best-selling story set to hit the big screen

Stourbridge News: Before I Go To Sleep poster

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

HOLLYWOOD'S take on the bestselling debut novel by Stourbridge author SJ Watson is finally set to hit the big screen this week.

Wordsley man faces hairy challenge to help MS charities

Stourbridge News: Richard Cradock will face the razor for charity.

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A HIRSUTE Wordsley man will face the razor to raise funds for two charities that support people with multiple sclerosis.

Youth festival at Wordsley park hailed a success

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FOLLOWING a successful youth festival at a Wordsley park, plans are now in place to hold a bigger and better event next year.

Poorly Wordsley schoolgirl gets royal treatment at Dudley Zoo

Stourbridge News:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A POORLY Wordsley schoolgirl experienced what it was like to be a princess for the day during a visit to Dudley Zoo.

Mindless vandals draw obscene images on shelter in Wordsley park

Stourbridge News:

5:15pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

VANDALS have scrawled obscene graffiti on a shelter recently installed in a Wordsley park.

Wordsley benefit fraudster hit with £27,273 bill

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

6:04pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A 46-YEAR-OLD Wordsley man who fiddled over £29,000 in benefits has been hit with a bill for £27,273 - and warned he will be put behind bars if he fails to come up with the cash in six months.

Wordsley scout gets a taste of London life ahead of Japanese Jamboree

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WORDSLEY scout will "never forget" a recent trip to London, where he visited 10 Downing Street and toured the Houses of Parliament.

Wordsley Community Centre to host talk on the 1940s and 50s

Stourbridge News: KING Elvis Presley

5:41pm Monday 11th August 2014

A TALK on the 1940s and 1950s will take place at Wordsley Community Centre, Wordsley Green, on Monday August 18.

Travel through time at the Red House Glass Cone

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Friday 8th August 2014

THE Red House Glass Cone in Wordsley is ready to turn back the clock this weekend by running a history through the ages event.

Life-time ban a sobering reminder of Pensnett teen’s alcohol fuelled assault in Kingswinford

Stourbridge News: Half of city pubs are at risk of closure, says new study

3:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PENSNETT teenager has been given the unenviable honour of becoming the first person to be banned from pubs in Kingswinford and Wordsley.

TOWIE couple add glamour to Wordsley charity event

Stourbridge News:

4:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

STARS from The Only Way is Essex added glamour to a Wordsley beauty salon's bumper charity event.

Wordsley woman took overdose after becoming increasingly depressed, inquest told

Stourbridge News:

3:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WORDSLEY woman with a history of mental health problems took an overdose after becoming increasingly depressed following her mother's death, an inquest was told.

Wordsley resurfacing works may cause delays

Stourbridge News:

5:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned resurfacing works at Camp Hill in Wordsley may cause delays.

Visitors invited to enjoy the glamour of the 1940s at the Red House Glass Cone

Stourbridge News:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILIES can step back in time with a free 1940s event returns to Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone this weekend.

Tributes to tragic Wordsley father-to-be

Stourbridge News:

10:56am Thursday 17th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a tragic Wordsley father-to-be who died after a motorcycle crash.

Motorcyclist dies after Wordsley collision

Stourbridge News:

3:57pm Friday 11th July 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST who was seriously injured in a crash in Wordsley last weekend has died in hospital.

Heart charity to host community event in Wordsley

Stourbridge News: The British Heart Foundation needs you!

2:33pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE British Heart Foundation is inviting people to find out more about the charity at an event in Wordsley next week.

New knit and natter group to start in Wordsley

8:00am Monday 30th June 2014

A NEW knit and natter group is being set up in Wordsley for people who want to get together, chat and enjoy crafts.

World Cup fun in Wordsley

Stourbridge News: Rebecca and Luke Cox taking part in the duck trail.

12:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

ENGLAND’S World Cup dream may be over but there is still football themed fun to be had at Wordsley’s Red House Glass Cone.

Reality star will bring some Essex glamour to Wordsley charity event

Stourbridge News: Gemma Collins

12:59pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE Only Way is Essex star Gemma Collins will add some glamour to a Wordsley beauty salon's bumper charity event.

Wordsley schoolchildren hand over stamp collection to charity

Stourbridge News: L-r Leah Guest, aged six, hearing dog Dorree, Howard Hodgkisson, Josh Lambert, aged 11 and Vicky Ryan. Buy this photo: 261494M.

4:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WORDSLEY schoolchildren received the stamp of approval after helping raise funds for a charity that trains hearing dogs.

Vet visit was a dream come true for Wordsley youngsters

Stourbridge News: Nicole Allen and Joshua Jones with l-r Steve Ford, vet Josh Somers, nursing assistant Carole Stewart and stray kittens. Buy this photo: 251407L.

3:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

TWO Wordsley youngsters experienced what it was like to be a vet, thanks to a project that makes children's wishes come true.

Wordsley couple in court on affray charge

Stourbridge News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

10:47am Monday 16th June 2014

A WORDSLEY couple have appeared at Worcester Crown Court on a charge of being involved in an affray in Kidderminster on August 11 last year.

Wordsley gets set for annual festival

8:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

ORGANISERS of Wordsley Festival are hoping the crowds will turn out in force for the annual family fun-day which takes place this Saturday (June 14).

Wordsley M TG

1:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

The May meeting was opened by chairman of the day Wendy Lloyd who welcomed all attending.

Wordsley History Society

9:22am Thursday 29th May 2014

As president, Stan Hill was unable to attend the meeting because of continuing poor health, Janet Blakeway presided and welcomed everyone to the Annual General Meeting of the Society. After the Minutes of the 2013 AGM had been approved, the Treasurer produced her Financial Statement, mentioning the contribution made by the Society to the restoration of the Richardson Hall plaques. She then confirmed that the Society continues into 2014-5 with a healthy balance, due to excellent attendances and the proceeds from raffles and visitors’ attendance fees.

Wordsley school opens a bank run by pupils

Stourbridge News: Back l-r Toby Mulligan, Terrie Beardsmore and Elysia Pritchard. Front l-r Max Lee, Alex Deakin and Keira Bodin.

12:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

WORDSLEY schoolchildren have opened bank accounts and started saving their pennies at their very own branch of HSBC.

Serial burglar jailed for four years

Stourbridge News: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

8:00am Monday 19th May 2014

A SERIAL burglar who raided a house in Wordsley and got away with a £2,000 haul including jewellery of great sentimental value has been put behind bars for four years.

Wordsley couple reconciled after air pistol incident, court hears

Stourbridge News: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

12:30pm Monday 12th May 2014

A 32-YEAR-OLD Wordsley man fired an air pistol into his kitchen wall during an argument with his partner that spiralled out of control.

Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone to host spring craft fair

8:00am Monday 12th May 2014

WORDSLEY’S Red House Glass Cone will be laying on music, arts, a craft fair and maypole dancing next weekend.

Top stunt act set to wow crowds at Wordsley Festival

12:58pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

ORGANISERS of the popular Wordsley Festival are gearing up for an exciting 2014 event.

Pub safety scheme launched in Kingswinford and Wordsley

Stourbridge News: MINE’S A PINT: Canada has had a minimum price per unit of alcohol for decades and the UK is being urged to follow suit

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PUB landlords in Kingswinford and Wordsley will now share information in a bid to crackdown on booze related crime.

Red House Glass Cone goes medieval this Easter

Stourbridge News: Alan Harvey of The Guild of Blessed St Edmunds gears up for a medieval weekend at the cone. Buy photo: 151435M

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A WORDSLEY tourist attraction will be going all medieval as part of an eggciting array of activities being laid on over Easter.

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.

International glass artists showcase work at Wordsley cone

Stourbridge News: Glass artist Charlotte Hughes-Martin. Buy photo: 141417M

3:53pm Monday 31st March 2014

INTERNATIONAL glass artists are showcasing their work with an exhibition at the Red House Glass Cone in Wordsley through this spring.

Green fingered Wordsley youngsters learn how to grow fruit and veg

Stourbridge News: L-r Connor Smith and James Matthews got some top gardening tips.

2:55pm Monday 31st March 2014

WORDSLEY schoolchildren visited Dunsley Hall Hotel recently to get some top tips for growing their own fruit and veg.

Black Country sisters gear up for marathon challenge

Stourbridge News: Helen Small, left, with sister Rebecca Carpenter, right, setting set for this year's London Marathon.

4:05pm Friday 28th March 2014

TWO superfit sisters from Wordsley and Kingswinford are getting set to run the London Marathon.



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