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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.

Wordsley Townswomen's Guild to host AGM on Monday

4:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

THE 12th Annual General Meeting of Wordsley Townswomen's Guild is to be held on Monday (March 17) at Wordsley Community Centre.

Wordsley woman praises NHS helpline

Stourbridge News: Geri Murray and Charlotte Vivash, the health adviser that took her call.

9:44am Wednesday 12th March 2014

HUNDREDS of anxious phone calls are made on a daily basis to the NHS non-emergency telephone service, which is now run by West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Dudley footballer lied to avoid ban then broke ref's nose

Stourbridge News: Amatuer boxer Shane Davies kept his football career alive by taking on a false identity - and then slapped a ref and broke his nose

11:09am Wednesday 5th March 2014

A DUDLEY footballer with a history of violence who attacked a referee lied to avoid being banned from the game.

Wordsley schoolkids have a cracking time watching chicks hatch

Stourbridge News: L-r - Nina Jesson and Joshua Towle, both aged five. Buy photo: 101429M

11:47am Tuesday 4th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Ashwood Park Primary School in Wordsley had a cracking time watching chicks hatch as part of their studies.

Suspended sentence for Pensnett cannabis farm man

10:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

A PENSNETT man who ran a cannabis farm in an industrial estate at Wordsley because he owed a gambling debt to members of the travelling community has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

Wordsley M TG

11:09am Thursday 27th February 2014

The February meeting was opened by chairman of the day Liz Hubbard, who welcomed three new members. Member, Doris Jackson, was presented with a card and lovely basket of flowers, from the Guild, and ‘Happy Birthday’ was sung, to celebrate her 90th birthday this month.

Wordsley's Lively Ladies to stage barn dance

8:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

THE Lively Ladies of Wordsley will be holding a barn dance next month.

Wordsley History Society

1:00pm Sunday 16th February 2014

A varied and very interesting 2014 programme has been arranged for members and visitors, throughout the year.

Glass Quarter to feature in online history film

Stourbridge News: David Toms, left, filming glass-maker Darren Weed at the Red House Glass Cone. Buy photo: 071421L

11:50am Tuesday 11th February 2014

A RESPECTED online publication devoted to West Midlands History is turning its gaze onto Stourbridge's glass industry this month.

Yoga classes with a difference bring laughter to Wordsley

8:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

LAUGHTER yoga classes taking place in Wordsley aim to lift the spirits of the stressed out.

Cone hosts Valentine's gift-making sessions

12:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

WORDSLEY’S Red House Glass Cone is hosting sessions for people wanting to make their own personalised Valentine’s gift for a loved one.

History talk on carpets

8:00am Friday 7th February 2014

WORDSLEY History Society’s next meeting will feature a talk on the history and development of the carpet industry in Kidderminster.

Wordsley man raising funds for hospice

8:00am Thursday 6th February 2014

A WORDSLEY pensioner is performing monologues he memorised as a child, to raise funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.

Kids and adults alilke can get crafty at the cone this month

Stourbridge News: Cone visitors Luke Atkinson, aged 11, left, and Matthew Atkinson, aged ten, right.  Buy  photo: 061409LA

4:00pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

WORDSLEY’S Red House Glass Cone is hosting a series of craft classes and half-term fun sessions this month.

Funeral of a former Brierley Hill first lady set for tomorrow

10:30am Tuesday 4th February 2014

THE funeral of a former Brierley Hill first lady is due to take place tomorrow (Wednesday February 5).

Wordsley History Society

12:39pm Monday 3rd February 2014

CHAIRMAN Brian Idoine welcomed 76 members and 37 visitors to the meeting, wishing everyone a happy new year.

Wordsley Gentle Exercise

11:00am Friday 17th January 2014

THE new year report for the Friday afternoon gentle exercise group, which meets at the Richardson Hall, Lawnswood Road, Wordsley, 1.30pm, records an excellent year for 2013.

Brierley Hill artists display work at the cone

Stourbridge News: Brierley Hill Society of Artists exhibition at the cone: l-r Lillian Goodwin, Ena Baker, Oliver Jones, aged two and Helen Brettle. Buy this photo: 041401M.

2:25pm Thursday 16th January 2014

ART that depicts familiar Black Country scenes is on display at Wordsley's Red House Glass Cone.

Movie-maker launches crowdfunding campaign to make feature flick

Stourbridge News: Dan Evans

11:00am Friday 10th January 2014

A BLACK Country film-maker is hoping to get his latest movie project off the ground with a crowdfunding campaign.

Residents invited to attend Wordsley councillor's surgeries

5:00pm Thursday 9th January 2014

WORDSLEY Labour councillor Derrick Hemmingsley is inviting residents to highlight issues of concern at his monthly surgery.

Tributes paid to Wordsley historian killed in Cyprus car crash

Stourbridge News: Graham Hodgson

12:33pm Friday 6th December 2013

THE funeral of a Wordsley historian, who was killed in a car accident in Cyprus, will take place on Thursday (December 12).

Youngsters dig in to revamp Wordsley Community Centre garden

12:35pm Thursday 5th December 2013

YOUNG people on a Prince’s Trust charity scheme dug in to give a garden makeover at Wordsley Community Centre.

Stourbridge man sentenced after admitting causing girlfriend's death in Cookley crash

Stourbridge News: Thomas Whitehouse arrived at court in a wheelchair after suffering injuries to his legs in the fatal crash

12:11pm Friday 29th November 2013

A STOURBRIDGE man who admitted causing the death of his girlfriend in a car crash has avoided prison.

Suspended sentence for Wordsley woman who attacked partner with a knife while drunk

4:00pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

A WORDSLEY woman who carried out a drunken knife attack on her partner after he barricaded himself in a bedroom as their "violent" relationship broke down has been spared an immediate jail.

Christmas at the Glass Quarter

Stourbridge News: Christmas at the cone: l-r  Charlotte Hughes-Martin (resident glass artist), Carol Baker (Azure Crafts), Lara Thorns (Lara Craft Homemade Gifts), Nigel Baker (Azure Crafts), Richard Mullett (Character Cake Designs)

2:00pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

STOURBRIDGE'S glass visitor attractions will be throwing open their doors this weekend for their annual Christmas Festival.

Christmas fair and tree festival in Wordsley this weekend

8:00am Monday 25th November 2013

A CHRISTMAS fair will be held at Holy Trinity Church Hall, High Street, Wordsley, on Saturday November 30 at 11am.

Scout group holds craft fayre

1:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

1st Wordsley Scout Group are holding a Craft Fayre at the Scout HQ on Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley, on Saturday, December 14.

Former Wordsley soldier spared jail after pub assault

2:21pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

A FORMER Wordsley soldier described as being "admirable" in the way he has served the country has avoided losing his freedom after he brutally punched a man in a pub.

Merrie Maggie's laughter workshop aims to bring smiles to the stressed out

5:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

MERRIE Maggie Thompson is inviting people to join her next laughter yoga workshop in Wordsley.

Studio artists can see The Wood for the Trees at the cone

Stourbridge News: Rebecca Handy (front) Jaki Thompson and Sean Counley with artwork on show.

9:00am Tuesday 12th November 2013

AN array of nature-inspired artwork created by the studio artists at Wordsley’s Red House Glass Cone is on display this month, against the backdrop of a handmade forest.

Wordsley History Society

10:18am Thursday 7th November 2013

CHAIRMAN Brian Idoine welcomed 65 members and 63 visitors and explained that due to the limited space (due to renovations to the centre) there would be no raffle.

Fundraising fitness queen receives Royal award

Stourbridge News: Deputy Lord Lieutenant West Midlands Richard Boot, Jean Hughes, Su Hanford (Queens Medal 2010), Paul Hanford (MBE 2006). Buy photo: 451303M

12:42pm Friday 1st November 2013

A FUNDRAISING fitness queen from Kingswinford has proudly accepted a Royal award for her community keep fit and charity work.

Wordsley Morning TG

10:49am Thursday 31st October 2013

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

Kingswinford man hit by lorry on A449

Stourbridge News: Accident on the A30 near Chard

10:40am Friday 25th October 2013

A KINGSWINFORD man is in a stable condition after he was hit by a lorry on the A449 Kidderminster Road, Prestwood yesterday (Thursday).

Historic film on the Cadbury factory to be shown in Wordsley

8:00am Friday 25th October 2013

AN old documentary film about the Cadbury’s chocolate empire will be shown in Wordsley on Thursday October 31.

Rob's D-Day battlefield impressions on display until Saturday

Stourbridge News: Rob Perry.

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

IMPRESSIONS of the Normandy D-Day Landing sites by an internationally renowned Wordsley artist can be seen in Birmingham until Saturday (October 26).

Wordsley History Society

10:00am Friday 18th October 2013

Chairman Brian Idoine welcomed 59 members and 34 visitors to the meeting, and after the usual reminders re safety and mobile ’phones, he said the Christmas Meal will be on 12 December with the cost remaining at £18.50. Menus will be available at the October meeting. Brian then welcomed Paul Luter whose talk was entitled ‘Iron and Coal Masters of South Staffs Coalfield’, from the late 1760s-1900s.

Funeral of renowned Stourbridge glass designer set for Friday

Stourbridge News: John Luxton pictured working on The Mariners Plate in 1965, which was made in a limited edition of 50.

9:00am Thursday 10th October 2013

THE funeral of an influential Stourbridge glass designer will be held tomorrow (Friday).

Wordsley man arrested after have-a-go hero thwarts car robbery

11:35am Thursday 3rd October 2013

A WORDSLEY man has been arrested after a have-a-go hero stopped a robbery taking place on Saturday (September 28).

Wordsley Morning TG

12:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

Chairman of the day Wendy Lloyd welcomed all attending with a special welcome to our visitors, at the September meeting. Secretary Liz Mosely prepared the minutes for signing and treasurer Josie Bunn, gave a detailed report to date.

Wordsley thespians hope to make waves with staging of Du Maurier classic September Tide

Stourbridge News: Andrew Wood as Evan and Steph Oakley as Cherry. Buy photo: 381322J

2:00pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

WORDSLEY Amateur Dramatic Society is gearing up to stage Daphne Du Maurier’s bittersweet love story September Tide.

Stourbridge man admits driving offence which caused girlfriend's death

Stourbridge News: Thomas Whitehouse arrived at court in a wheelchair after suffering injuries to his legs in the fatal crash

9:48am Tuesday 24th September 2013

A 23-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man has admitted causing the death of his girlfriend in a road crash in Cookley.

Wordsley man who rented house for use as a cannabis factory is spared further jail time

10:00am Friday 20th September 2013

A WORDSLEY man who allowed a house he rented to be used as a cannabis factory capable of producing £60,000 worth of drugs a year has been spared further time behind bars.

Wordsley mum jailed after stealing from jewellery shop where she worked

5:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

A 53-YEAR-OLD Wordsley mum-of-two who stole nearly £2,000 worth of jewellery from the Merry Hill shop where she worked has been jailed for six months.

Community order for young Wordsley driver who smashed into another car at high speed

8:30am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A YOUNG driver from Wordsley smashed into another car at high speed after failing to slow down when he reached a junction, seriously injuring the people inside.



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