Stourbridge - Wordsley

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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.

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.


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