Dudley together 2012

Bogus caller crackdown

5:13pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Would-be bogus callers are being warned off the streets in Brierley Hill in a joint operation between the police and trading standards officers at Dudley Council.

Dudley Council crack down on tenancy cheats

5:12pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Council house tenants who cheat the system could swap their home for prison during a new crackdown.

‘I do’ want to win a wedding at Priory Hall

Stourbridge News: Superindendent Registrar Penny Fulford, and volunteer Hannah Detheridge, who is modelling one of the dresses at the Priory Hall open day, urge people to try to win a wedding at Priory Hall

1:17pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A couple looking to say ‘I do’ will be in luck this week when a free wedding will be on offer at Priory Hall’s open day.

Who you gonna call to answer your wedding queries?

4:33pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

The Ghostbusters car and A-Team van are just two of the vehicles that are available for couples looking to get their wedding plans in the right gear at Priory Hall’s wedding open day.

New Bradley Hall

11:42am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Plans to keep a Kingswinford home open for residents will be scrutinised by councillors tomorrow (Tuesday).

Residents encouraged to choose e-billing

11:40am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Dudley borough residents are being reminded they can sign up to a simple way of getting their council tax bills online.

Nominate your favourite taxi firm - extended

4:40pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Thanks to public demand, people in the Dudley borough have two extra weeks to nominate their favourite taxi firm for the local taxi version of the Oscars.

Ultimate body shaper class comes to Halesowen

Stourbridge News: Recreation assistant Gemma Staples teaches the new fins and paddles class

12:54pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Halesowen residents looking to sculpt their bodies ready for the summer season are in luck, as an innovative new exercise class that can achieve radical results is coming to town.

Nominate your favourite taxi firm

5:38pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

People in the Dudley borough are being asked to be the driving force in nominating their favourite taxi firm, for the local taxi version of the Oscars.

Lifesaving charity gains civic recognition

5:16pm Thursday 30th January 2014

A charity which saves lives in the Black Country has been commended by the Mayor of Dudley.

JAMming sessions on offer this half-term

5:15pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Youngsters can enjoy a wide range of activities with the Juniors at Museums (JAM) club this February half-term.

BOGOF wedding offer

6:06pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

You buy one, you get one free. That is the latest offer for ceremony bookers from registrars at Dudley’s stunning grade I-listed Priory Hall.

Dignity Action Day in Dudley

5:36pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

Events will be taking place across the Dudley borough to mark Dignity Action Day on February 1.

Information is power with Find My Local

5:12pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Residents are being reminded to let their fingers do the walking to find out about council facilities and services in their neighbourhood.

Dudley children get best ever GCSE results

11:21am Thursday 23rd January 2014

More Dudley children achieved five or more GCSEs graded A* - C, including English and Maths, than ever before, according to national performance tables published today (Thursday, February 23).

£110,000 wasted by tenants forgetting appointments

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Bosses at Dudley Council are appealing to council house tenants to hit the nail on the head by remembering their repairs appointments.

Early bird opportunity at the Crystal

5:07pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

Exercise enthusiasts will soon be able to take advantage of increased opening hours at a popular Stourbridge leisure facility.

Community forums from the comfort of your own home

10:31am Thursday 16th January 2014

People will be able to raise issues affecting their areas without having to leave the house with the latest Dudley Council online community forum.

Award for community integration

5:13pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Staff at Dudley Council are celebrating after winning an award for community integration.

Award for call centre

5:12pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Dudley Council’s repairs contact centre has received national recognition as an example of good practice.

Don’t lose your voice on adult social care

5:08pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Dudley Council is reminding local people to help shape the future of adult social care.

Nominate community stalwarts at borough libraries

Stourbridge News: Nominate community stalwarts at borough libraries

10:53am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Now here’s a novel idea to celebrate Dudley borough community heroes – ballot boxes have been placed in libraries as part of the Mayor’s Civic Awards.

Did you get a ring for Christmas?

11:15am Tuesday 7th January 2014

Registrars at Dudley’s Priory Hall register office are advising anyone who got engaged over Christmas to beat the rush and book their wedding.

Dudley Council responds to Dudley Toy Appeal

4:45pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Staff at Dudley Council have risen to the challenge of providing presents to under-privileged children, by collecting and donating a record number of gifts for the annual Operation Santa Toy Appeal.

Sniffer dogs find 6,000 packets of cigarettes and tobacco

Stourbridge News: Cllr Stuart Turner, sniffer dog Ozzie and Mike Chambers from Trading Standards get ready for the illegal tobacco sniffathon

4:35pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Ozzie, a three-year old sniffer dog used by Dudley Council’s Trading Standards team, has helped to find more than 6,100 illegal cigarettes and more than 2kg of illicit tobacco.

Christmas reminder for bin collections

4:12pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

People are being reminded that there will be changes to waste and recycling collections during the Christmas period.

Wrap up for Christmas with Sycamore friends

4:09pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

Friends of Sycamore Adventure and staff will be on hand to wrap up gifts for shoppers next week.

Business opportunity for wedding suppliers

1:11pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

The last few places are available for wedding suppliers at a hugely popular Black Country wedding venue open day.

The ultimate romantic Christmas present

10:10am Thursday 12th December 2013

It’s not too late to buy your loved one a priceless gift of love for Christmas – a wedding or vows renewal ceremony. This is the message from the registrars at the stunning Priory Hall in Dudley.

Warning over private health screening

1:11pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

A warning has been issued to Dudley borough residents about apparently free healthcare assessments being offered by private companies.

Priory Hall offers January wedding venue

12:32pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

Couples looking for a new year’s deal are in luck, as the stunning Priory Hall, in Dudley, is being offered as a good value wedding and ceremony venue.

Bin collection changes on bulletin

12:16pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Dudley borough residents are being urged to sign up to the council’s e-bulletin to keep up-to-date on their Christmas bin collections.

Christmas waste and recycling collections

12:14pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Dudley borough residents are being urged to lookout for details of this year’s Christmas waste and recycling collections.

Free business rates for charities to continue

12:10pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Charities are set to get free business rates in Dudley borough as the council looks to commit continued support to voluntary organisations.

Bonfire is a blazing success

2:14pm Monday 11th November 2013

Around 24,000 people turned out to enjoy the Himley Hall and Park Bonfire on Saturday.

Hundreds have say on Big Question

2:13pm Monday 11th November 2013

Hundreds of Dudley borough residents have already had their say on which council services they most value as part of the authority’s budget consultation.

Discover glass glories

2:12pm Monday 11th November 2013

The new Dudley borough archives and local history centre is holding a special pre launch event this Saturday ahead of it’s official opening in January, as part of national ‘Explore your archives’ week.

Big Question on most valued services

10:40am Friday 1st November 2013

Borough residents are being urged to tell the council which services they value most as finance chiefs go about setting a budget with significantly reduced national funding.

Facebook community forum hailed success

8:18am Friday 6th September 2013

Hundreds of people headed online for the first ever community forum live on facebook in a groundbreaking project at Dudley Council.

Credit union opens in Stourbridge

9:04am Wednesday 4th September 2013

To celebrate its 20th anniversary Castle & Crystal Credit Union is gearing up to open a new service in Stourbridge.

1970s themed murder mystery night

9:00am Wednesday 4th September 2013

Halesowen Library is hosting a 1970s themed murder mystery evening this month.

Lenny Henry coming home for award

3:11pm Monday 29th July 2013

Lenny Henry will return home to Dudley in October to officially receive the honour of Freedom of the Borough.

Your Support, Your Care, Your Way events

3:09pm Monday 29th July 2013

Residents across Dudley borough are being urged to attend a series of workshops to talk about their care and support and to see what types of services are on offer.

Summer programme at the crystal

11:30am Wednesday 17th July 2013

Youngsters can keep boredom at bay with a whole host of activities at the Crystal Leisure Centre this summer.

‘Heatwave’ warning

11:29am Wednesday 17th July 2013

Dudley Council’s office of public health is warning residents to be careful in the sun following the issue of a heatwave alert nationally.

High rise living forum

11:28am Wednesday 17th July 2013

Dudley Council tenants who live in high rise properties are invited to discuss issues relating to their estates at a dedicated meeting. Dudley Council actively supports and

Don’t forget your bucket and spade

10:58am Friday 14th June 2013

Young children and their parents are reminded not to forget their bucket and spades for the return of the popular Himley Under 5s Day.

New e-bulletin launched for the community

10:48am Friday 14th June 2013

A new council news bulletin has been launched for Dudley borough residents to keep up to speed on latest information and events across the area.

Remember to have your say at the community forums

10:42am Friday 14th June 2013

People are being urged to put a date in their diary ahead of the next round of community forums.

Military vehicles rev up for Armed Forces Day

Stourbridge News: John Vaughan, Arthur Machin and Anthony Machin with their military motorbikes preparing for Armed Forces Day at Himley Hall.

10:37am Friday 14th June 2013

Military vehicles past and present will be rumbling into Himley Hall and Park for the annual Armed Forces Day family festival.


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