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Marathon man in race tribute to mum

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Monday 20th April 2015

A MEMBER of Halesowen Athletics Club is taking part in one of the world’s greatest races this weekend as a tribute to his late mother.

Stourbridge marathon man in race tribute to mum

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Monday 20th April 2015

A STOURBRIDGE man is taking part in one of the world’s greatest races this weekend as a tribute to his late mother.

Fourteenth consecutive RoSPA win for Dudley Council's housing team

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Monday 20th April 2015

COUNCIL employees are jumping for joy after winning their 14th consecutive gold award for safety.

Weekend round-up from across the division

Evesham Journal:

8:04am Monday 20th April 2015

HERE is your weekend round-up of stories from across our Black Country and North Worcestershire papers.

Clear sunny spells - Today's weather forecast

Evesham Journal: Caught on Camera

7:32am Monday 20th April 2015

TODAY’S weather will see clear spells and sunshine in most areas across the Black Country and North Worcestershire.

Motorway slip road closure causes queues

Evesham Journal:

7:14am Monday 20th April 2015

GOOD morning everyone, it’s the worst morning of the week for most of us so the last thing you want to do is spend it stuck in traffic.

Kingswinford care worker to receive payout after two-year fight for minimum wage

Evesham Journal:

4:01pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

A KINGSWINFORD woman, who claims she earned less than the minimum wage while working as a mobile carer, is finally set to receive more than £800 in compensation after a two-year fight.

Author to give talk at Kingswinford Library

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 6th April 2015

A CRIME writer is visiting Kingswinford next month talk to book enthusiasts about her work.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 10

Evesham Journal:

10:00am Thursday 2nd April 2015

PROJECT Gambia 2015 is approaching the end with the second group of students and staff from Ridgewood High School heading back home tomorrow.

National news: Teenager in hospital after brick wall fell on her

Evesham Journal:

7:59am Thursday 2nd April 2015

A TEENAGER has been taken to hospital after a wall was blown onto her.

Rain, rain and more rain - Today's weather forecast

Evesham Journal:

7:26am Thursday 2nd April 2015

UNLIKE the rest of this week, today’s weather is not going to be constantly changing as rain is expected throughout the day.

Investigation into 'serious' incident caused road closures

Evesham Journal: Gridlock......Temporary traffic lights on London Road near the new Waitrose development site, brought the whole of Worcester City to a standstill on Wednesday morning. Pic Jonathan Barry 18.3.15  1215842601 (20958481)

7:16am Thursday 2nd April 2015

GOOD morning. If you are deciding to take an Easter holiday trip to Cadbury World today be aware that due to an investigation into an incident which took place last night near the Birmingham attraction.

Noise rock band to be Stourbridge venue's biggest ever gig

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 4th April 2015

A BAND more known for playing to thousands will perform in front of a much smaller audience in Stourbridge this month.

Black Country stroke victim to run for borough association

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 4th April 2015

A STOURBRIDGE stroke victim is set to run the Great Birmingham 10k to raise money for Dudley Stroke Association.

Picture: Car ends up on roof after collision in Stourton

Evesham Journal:

3:22pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A CAR ended up on its roof after a collision with another vehicle on the Kidderminster Road in Stourton this afternoon.

App designing competition winner to land iPad

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 4th April 2015

YOUNG people across the borough will be in with a chance of winning an iPad in a Dudley Council run competition.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 9

Evesham Journal:

9:40am Wednesday 1st April 2015

STUDENTS and staff who are part of this year’s Project Gambia initiative visited the farming village of Sintet yesterday.

Short film to tell the true tales of children in the glass industry

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 6th April 2015

A SHORT film reciting the stories of 19th century children working in the glass industry is being made by students at Glasshouse College.

Historic park gates removed as part of £3.1m restoration

Evesham Journal:

3:54pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AFTER years of campaigning from Stourbridge Township Council the historic gates of Mary Stevens Park are finally being restored.

Nail and beauty salon to open in Stourbridge

Evesham Journal: Spa therapist Imogen Evans paints a design onto the nails of a client (13930045)

5:00pm Friday 3rd April 2015

A NEW nail and beauty salon – with a difference – is to open in Stourbridge.

Lions club event to benefit first responders

Evesham Journal: Easter egg fun for playgroup children

3:30pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

A BLACK Country service organisation will be holding a family fun day in Kinver to raise money for the region’s first responders.

Brierley Hill bobby to run in London Marathon

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 5th April 2015

A BRIERLEY Hill police officer will be lining up alongside 30,000 people at this year’s London Marathon.

Endurance cycling challenge to raise money for Stourbridge hospice

Evesham Journal: Autism Wessex Bike Ride

12:00pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

A PAIR of Stourbridge fundraisers will be getting on their bikes in an attempt to stage the ultimate cycling challenge.

Society on track to host annual model railway exhibition

Evesham Journal: Trainwest 2015 Model Railway Exhibition

12:00pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

STOURBRIDGE Railway Society is on track to stage its annual model railway exhibition.

Black Country firm to help residents get back into work

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A NEW recruitment firm has opened in Stourbridge with the aim of helping Black Country residents get back into work.

Musical meeting brings together the best sliders in the east and west

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Thursday 2nd April 2015

EAST will meet west in Stourbridge next month as two virtuoso slide guitarists join forces.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 8

Evesham Journal:

9:40am Tuesday 31st March 2015

WITH the first group of this year’s Project Gambia now home it leaves group two to get the same experiences in the rest of their week.

Paramedic graduates from new NHS leadership programme

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A BLACK Country paramedic is one of the first to graduate from a programme for aspiring NHS leaders.

Children's leader shortlisted for award

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A BLACK Country children’s worker has been shortlisted for an award which recognises “outstanding” activity leaders.

Trust helps Amblecote baker kickstart her own business

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN AMBLECOTE woman has told of her excitement of starting her own business from home.

Wollaston artist puts finishing touches to biblical mural

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 31st March 2015

A CHILDREN’S centre in Lye has undergone a substantial makeover after enlisting the help of a Wollaston artist.

Wollaston Bakery ceases trading

Evesham Journal:

3:05pm Monday 30th March 2015

WOLLASTON Bakery has closed its two stores in Stourbridge and Wollaston after the business ceased trading.

Cricket sessions for disabled people

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Monday 30th March 2015

CRICKET sessions are being held for disabled people in Dudley borough.

Teenage film-maker needs help to kickstart his latest project

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

A STOURBRIDGE student is reaching out to the public to help him fund his latest film-making project.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 7

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Monday 30th March 2015

The Stourbridge News has also joined forces with Project Gambia this year to help raise money to buy and install a water pump at the farm in Sintet.

Entertainment round-up: Possible revival of The League of Gentlemen?

Evesham Journal: Steve Pemberton hints at more League Of Gentlemen

8:41am Monday 30th March 2015

STEVE Pemberton has teased there could be a revival of hit show The League of Gentlemen, if they can get all the team back together.

Weekend news and sport round-up from across the division

Evesham Journal:

8:05am Monday 30th March 2015

HERE’S what’s been happening this weekend across the Black Country and North Worcestershire.

Today's weather update - Light showers expected this afternoon

Evesham Journal: Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast.

7:23am Monday 30th March 2015

THE weather throughout today will be a mixture of sunny spells with light showers.

Lorry and car collide on M6

Evesham Journal:

7:08am Monday 30th March 2015

AN incident involving a car and a lorry on the M6 southbound between J5 (Castle Bromwich) and J4A (M42) has caused one lane to be closed and heavy traffic.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 6

Evesham Journal:

9:51am Sunday 29th March 2015

TODAY is the penultimate day in Africa for the first of the two Project Gambia groups.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 5

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Saturday 28th March 2015

ALL of this year’s Project Gambia members now safely together in Africa after the second group landed yesterday.

'Out of this world' Easter event at Stourbridge Library

Evesham Journal: An Easter Eggs-travaganza at Newlands Shopping Centre

3:00pm Saturday 28th March 2015

STOURBRIDGE Library will be host to a band of tiny aliens next week to help children with learning difficulties create Easter crafts.

Stourbridge College official unveils revamped state-of-the-art facility

Evesham Journal:

1:35pm Friday 27th March 2015

STOURBRIDGE College officially unveiled its revamped £5 million state-of-the-art campus this morning.

Get active outdoors with council event programme

Evesham Journal: Mary Stevens Park

9:00am Sunday 29th March 2015

DUDLEY Council has launched the ‘Let’s get active outdoors’ programme for 2015.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 4

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Friday 27th March 2015

TODAY will see another group of students and staff from Ridgewood High School fly out to Africa to join up with the other members of this year’s Project Gambia.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 3

Evesham Journal:

9:40am Thursday 26th March 2015

PAINTING, crafts and ice cream were the topics of the day as we look back at what members of this year’s Project Gambia trip were up to.

Countdown to elections is on - but don't forget to register!

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Thursday 26th March 2015

PEOPLE throughout Dudley Borough are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming elections.

Theatre company to bring the laughs to Stourbridge church

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A COMEDY written by Italian actor and playwright Dario Fo is being performed at St John’s Church in Stourbridge.

Charitable Steve to run for children's hospital

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Friday 27th March 2015

AN AMBLECOTE fundraiser will soon be lacing up his running shoes as he takes on the Great Birmingham 10k.

Lions club give backing to Well of Life appeal

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Friday 27th March 2015

A BLACK Country service organisation will be supporting our Well of Life Appeal at its annual plant sale.

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