UPDATE: A449 horror crash leaves man in "critical condition"

Stourbridge News:

4:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition after a horror crash between his car and an empty petrol tanker.

Volunteers strut their stuff for Alzheimer's charity

Stourbridge News:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FASHION show and gift fair organised by Kingswinford fundraisers has raised more than £2,750 for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Emergency crews sent to flood hit Worcester Street in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

5:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

DUDLEY Council says it has despatched emergency crews to Worcester Street in Stourbridge which has been hit by flooding this afternoon (Friday.

Lye grocery store boss hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 over hygiene issues

3:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LYE grocery store boss has been hit with a court bill of more than £3,000 after inspectors discovered a series of hygiene problems.

Men wanted after £16 million drugs haul in Oldbury

Stourbridge News:

3:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are looking for three men after 165 kilos of heroin was seized from an industrial unit in Oldbury.

Volunteers wanted for memories day at Mary Stevens Park

Stourbridge News:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MEMORIES day will take place at Mary Stevens Park to give people the chance to reflect on time spent there in years gone by.

Brierley Hill tots help those in need

Stourbridge News:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BRIERLEY Hill playgroup have helped support people in need as part of their harvest celebrations.

Brierley Hill fundraiser aims to give disabled youngsters a day to remember

Stourbridge News:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO Dudley men are hosting an evening of entertainment to raise money for local disabled children.

Missing teen found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

9:47am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Black Country boy say he has been found safe and well.

Missing Rowley Regis teen found safe and well

Stourbridge News:

9:43am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE hunting for a missing 14-year-old Rowley Regis boy say he has been found safe and well.

Three arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge

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10:06am Friday 24th October 2014

THREE Romanian nationals, living in Lye were arrested for attempted theft in Stourbridge this morning (Friday).

Night of choral singing in Stourbridge

Stourbridge News:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POPULAR Kidderminster Male Choir will be performing at the next Local & Live concert in Stourbridge this weekend.

Cash machine workers assaulted during robbery outside Morrisons

Stourbridge News:

11:41am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were assaulted outside Morrisons in Ross this morning as they delivered cash to the supermarket's cash machine.

Man suffers face and back injuries in unprovoked attack

Stourbridge News:

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A 55-YEAR-old man suffered face and back injuries as he was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Leominster.

The Royal British Legion Ledbury and District Branch launches poppy appeal tomorrow

6:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Royal British Legion Ledbury and District Branch is launching its poppy appeal tomorrow (Saturday, October 25).

The Royal British Legion Ledbury and District Branch launches poppy appeal tomorrow

6:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Royal British Legion Ledbury and District Branch is launching its poppy appeal tomorrow (Saturday, October 25).

Anger as Clent parish councillors snub their own meeting

Stourbridge News:

6:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

UNHAPPY Hagley residents hit out after this week's Clent Parish Council meeting had to be called off - because only two councillors turned up.

Get suited up as Santa for Acorns' festive run

Stourbridge News: A precious Santa Run in Birmingham, organised by Acorns Children's Hospice. SP

6:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

ACORNS Children’s Hospice is kick-starting the festive season by calling on Redditch and Bromsgrove residents to suit-up as Father Christmas for its annual Santa Run.

Chairman’s Christmas Fayre

Stourbridge News: (11921030)

5:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Chairman of Wychavon District Council, Councillor Lynne Duffy, will be hosting her Christmas Fayre at the Civic Centre in Pershore on Friday, November 28.

Appeal for volunteers to support breastfeeding mums

Stourbridge News: Infant feeding leads Caroline Payne and Becky Davenport with the Weston family; Henry and baby boy Weston with Anna and 14 month old Jessica Weston.

5:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

BREASTFEEDING mums need support and the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are appealing for volunteers that can offer some advice.

Recycle your spooky pumpkin

5:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

THEY may be fun and create the spookiest of atmospheres for Halloween, but used and discarded "Jack o'lanterns" are regarded a "frightful" waste by some.

Mum and daughter to skydive for charity

Stourbridge News: Helen Keegan and daughter Sky are jumping from the  Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas for charity

5:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

IF you are going to do something tremendous for charity and your name is Sky, then jumping from the top of the 855 feet high Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas would seem be the most appropriate.

Woman gets purple mohawk haircut for charity

Stourbridge News: AFTER: Alexandra Vernon with her new hair style. Picture by Nick Toogood. 4314738503.

4:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WORCESTER woman had her hair cut and dyed into a purple Mohawk today in memory of her mother

Pershore policing teams on hand to discuss issues

Stourbridge News: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

4:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

PERSHORE policing team will be on hand to discuss any issues arising in the town at its next Partners and Communities Together meeting on Tuesday, November 4, at Pershore Library from 1pm.

Guided tours to be given around Hereford cathedral

Stourbridge News: Views of Hereford from St. Peter's Church tower.
Hereford Cathedral.
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4:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

GUIDED tours are being given around Hereford cathedral during the school's half term break.

Get freakishly fit this Halloween

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4:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

PEOPLE are being urged to get freakishly fit this Halloween.

Pershore policing teams on hand to discuss issues

Stourbridge News: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

PERSHORE policing team will be on hand to discuss any issues arising in the town at its next Partners and Communities Together meeting on Tuesday, November 4, at Pershore Library from 1pm.

Give blood at Worcester donation session

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

BLOOD donors can give at a session being held at Christopher Whitehead High School in Bromwich Road, Worcester, on Thursday, October 30.

Bag A Bargain baby equipment sale for charity

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4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEW and soon-to-be parents can ‘Bag a Bargain’ at a nearly-new sale for toys, baby equipment, children’s clothing and maternity wear next Saturday (November 8) at the Hereford Leisure Centre.

Expectant parents invited to Bumps & Babes Day

Stourbridge News:

4:25pm Friday 24th October 2014

EXPECTANT parents are invited to attend an open day with taster treatments, workshops and tips on offer held at a holistic health clinic.

Two new homes for Inkberrow

Stourbridge News: (10312214)

4:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building is set to be demolished and replaced by two homes in Inkberrow.

Two new homes for Inkberrow

Stourbridge News: (10312214)

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building is set to be demolished and replaced by two homes in Inkberrow.

Four dwellings rejected

Stourbridge News: (4725613)

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

PLANNERS at Wychavon District Council have rejected an application to build four bungalows on land at Sparrows Cottage, off Laurels Road, Offenham, near Evesham.

Rugby club's bonfire set to go with a bang

Stourbridge News:

4:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

FIREWORKS will be lighting up the sky at a bonfire celebration being held this Friday, October 31.

We haven't made our minds up over private landlords crackdown, says councillor

Stourbridge News: GV of Worcester's council offices today, Wednesday, February 25, 2009.
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4:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SENIOR Worcester politician has defended a controversial crackdown on private landlords - saying it is "not cut and dried".

revamped pharmacy opens its doors

Stourbridge News: Lloyds Pharmacy Winchcombe re-opens after a complete store refit. From the left:  Vanessa Chelu-Walmsley , area manager, Winchcombe resident Rosemary Hancock, pharmacy manager and pharmacist Alicja Zajac and Winchcombe Town Council chairman Jim Mason.

4:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A RIBBON-cutting ceremony marked the reopening of the revamped Lloyds Pharmacy in Winchcombe.

Farm buildings could become centre for disabled and those with learning difficulties

Stourbridge News: (10318083)

4:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN agricultural building could be turned into a day centre for children with disabilities and learning difficulties.

Four new homes could be built on former garage

Stourbridge News: (10312214)

3:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR new homes could be built on a former garage site in Stoulton, near Worcester.

Four new homes could be built on former garage

Stourbridge News: (10312214)

3:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR new homes could be built on a former garage site in Stoulton, near Worcester.

Call for action to combat bus route congestion

Stourbridge News: CALLING FOR ACTION: Wendy Caversham is concerned that parking along School Bank is sometimes preventing the buses from accessing the lane freely

3:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A bus user is calling out for greater traffic measures near a public school, claiming parked cars cause obstructions to the route.

Wychavon chief exec to take on joint role with Malvern Hills District Council

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE managing director of Wychavon District Council is to become the shared chief executive and managing director of both Wychavon and Malvern Hills District Council after a decision was taken at both council meetings earlier this month.

James presented with prestigious accolade

Stourbridge News: James Kings, from Webheath, has been awarded the Young Fire Fighter High Sheriff Award

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

A REDDITCH teen has been honoured at the Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service's annual awards ceremony.

Shocking scene at trashed Malvern house

Stourbridge News:

3:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS was the shocking scene at a trashed Malvern house last week.

Fundraising business owner raises hundreds for charity

Stourbridge News: Millie, Sam and Karen slept in a box to raise money Redditch Nightstop.

2:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BROMSGROVE business owner is giving back to the community by taking part in a range of fundraising events.

Opening of new pond "wonderful news" for school

Stourbridge News: NATURE: From left, Lee Poultney, Rupert Keys and Cllr Adrian Hardman with pupils at Elmley Castle CE First School. Picture by John Anyon. 4314738201

2:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW pond and nature area has been officially opened at Elmley Castle CE First School, near Evesham.

Opening of new pond "wonderful news" for school

Stourbridge News: NATURE: From left, Lee Poultney, Rupert Keys and Cllr Adrian Hardman with pupils at Elmley Castle CE First School. Picture by John Anyon. 4314738201

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW pond and nature area has been officially opened at Elmley Castle CE First School, near Evesham.

Bonfire guys earn pupils a treat

Stourbridge News: 4314735601 Paul Jackson 21.10.14 Broadway - Pupils at Broadway First School have made Guys for bonfire night. (11772075)

2:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at Broadway First School stepped up to the plate when asked to create four guys for Farncombe Estate's bonfire on November 5.

Herefordshire Council says new house totals for Ledbury are "appropriate".

Stourbridge News: 2514626901. 17/06/14. Mayor of Ledbury, Councillor Bob Barnes at Ledbury Cricket Club. A planning application for 100 new homes on the site has been submitted. Picture by Nick Toogood. (7258086)

1:58pm Friday 24th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Council says it is fighting its corner at a planning inspection to make sure the county doesn't end up with more houses than are proposed under its own planning blueprint.

Concert to be held to mark 50 years of St Andrew's Church

Stourbridge News: Bromsgrove musician Charlotte Moseley will perform during a celebratory concert held at St John's Church. SP

1:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

TO celebrate the opening of St Andrew’s Church half a century ago a special anniversary concert will be held at St John’s Church in Bromsgrove.

School wins Redditch One World Town competition

Stourbridge News: Winner Connor Vaughn 10, headteacher Tim Jones, Mayor Pat Witherspoon, and runner up Emma Brough, nine. Buy this photo RMM441402 from redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures

1:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCHOOL is celebrating after winning a poster competition to celebrate the cultural diversity of Redditch.



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