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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.

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.



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