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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.

Centre turning African for appeal fundraiser!

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A HUGE fundraising event is currently being planned to help raise money for the Stourbridge News Well of Life appeal.

Public meeting to discuss pub car park plans

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Thursday 26th March 2015

WORDSLEY residents are urged to have their say on plans to build a convenience store on a pub car park.

Pictures and Video - Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 2

Evesham Journal:

9:40am Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE first group of this year’s Project Gambia trip will embark on their second day of activities this morning.

Hospice pots social club's snooker donation

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE visit of snooker legend Steve Davis to a Stourbridge social club has potted Mary Stevens Hospice a donation.

Historic Mary Stevens Park gates to get a makeover

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 25th March 2015

HISTORIC gates are due to undergo work this week as part of the £3.1 million restoration of Mary Stevens Park.

Pupils celebrate political wins

Evesham Journal: Ridgewood High School (18624875)

1:30pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

PUPILS at a Wollaston school hope to make a difference by having their voices heard.

Project Gambia: In the Field – Day 1

Evesham Journal:

10:26am Tuesday 24th March 2015

THE first group of Project Gambia’s 2015 trip have a jam packed day ahead of them.

From our sister papers around Britain - £2.5k fines for littering, warns council

Evesham Journal: Environmental services co-ordinator Amjad Ishaq with a Council Warden, highlighting some of the litter problems in a Bradford neighbourhood

7:43am Tuesday 24th March 2015

BRADFORD Council has warned people with filthy, litter-strewn gardens to clear them up or face hefty fines.

A mixed bag - Today's weather report!

Evesham Journal:

7:21am Tuesday 24th March 2015

THE weather during the rest of Tuesday will be mixed to say the least.

Lane closed on the M6

Evesham Journal: A64 traffic

7:05am Tuesday 24th March 2015

Good morning. The roads across the Black Country and North Worcestershire are not too busy at the moment, but we are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period.

'Crazy' year for Stourbridge venue owners

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

BONKERS and crazy were just a couple of words two shop Stourbridge shop owners used to described their past year.

Charity shop needs donations

Evesham Journal: PDSA vetinary charity  (20906804)

4:00pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A STOURBRIDGE charity shop is appealing for animal lovers to donate their “hidden treasures” to help sick and injured pets.

Project Gambia 2015 underway

Evesham Journal:

10:01am Monday 23rd March 2015

PROJECT Gambia 2015 is now underway with the first group of Ridgewood High School students and staff boarding the plane for Africa.

Hospice on the search for volunteers

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A BLACK Country charity is looking for volunteers to help out at its various fundraising events throughout the year.

Council release updated tenant handbook

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

DUDLEY Council has released an updated handbook to keep tenants informed about their rights and responsibilities.

Health chiefs give antibiotics warning

Evesham Journal: Antibiotic warning

5:00pm Saturday 21st March 2015

DUDLEY health chiefs have advised residents not to use antibiotics regularly as a treatment of coughs, colds and flu.

Dudley borough tenants and residents meetings for April

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Sunday 22nd March 2015

A SERIES of tenants and residents meetings are being held across Dudley Borough during April.

Businesses urged to be part of Black Country Festival

Evesham Journal: New cabinet member - Councillor Stuart Turner - responsible for health and wellbeing

12:00pm Saturday 21st March 2015

BLACK Country businesses are being encouraged to get involved with a festival which celebrates the regions historic industrial past.

Children to be kept entertained at leisure centre this Easter

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

CHILDREN of all ages are being invited to take part in fun and games at Stourbridge’s Crystal Leisure Centre this Easter.

Arts and crafts morning in Wordsley

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Monday 23rd March 2015

A MORNING of art and craft demonstrations is on offer in Wordsley this week.

Solicitors to give 'guru' lectures to college pupils

Evesham Journal: The new-look Stourbridge College

3:00pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A WEST Midlands based law firm has joined forces with Stourbridge College and Kidderminster Academy to deliver business and law lectures to students.

Golf club apprentice picks up regional award

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Saturday 28th March 2015

A STOURBRIDGE Golf Club apprentice is on course for a successful career having picked up a regional award.

Artists bring 'a touch of glass' to exhibit

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

A GROUP of 13 female artists are preparing to host their upcoming exhibition at Wordsley’s Red House Glass Cone.

Hunt for Easter eggs at Kinver church fair

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

11:30am Thursday 19th March 2015

AN Easter fair is taking place on Saturday (March 21) at St Peters Church Hall, in Kinver.

Stourbridge pair's classic car to star at show

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Friday 20th March 2015

A CAR-loving Stourbridge father and son's are to star at an upcoming motoring show with their restored classic vehicle.

Political parties join for Black Country Festival 2015

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Friday 20th March 2015

COMMUNITY activists have been joined by Dudley Council leaders and staff from all political parties to start work on creating the 2015 Black Country Festival.

Stourbridge family to spread joy on their visit to India

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Friday 20th March 2015

A STOURBRIDGE family will be handing out donations and gifts to street children in India during an upcomming visit.

Competition to mix fitness with fantasy

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Thursday 19th March 2015

MARY Stevens Hospice is to benefit from a sporting competition which will mix fitness with Game of Thrones.

MP's donation pushes appeal through the £2k mark

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A GENEROUS donation from Stourbridge MP Margot James has helped push the Stourbridge News Well of Life appeal past the £2,000 mark.

UPDATE - Driver taken to hospital after car overturns in Wall Heath

Evesham Journal:

12:58pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

THE driver of a car which flipped onto its roof after hitting a lamppost in Wall Heath has been taken to hospital after walking free.

Church and school to benefit from charity Kinver concert

Evesham Journal: Local piano store celebrates national Learn to Play Day with free beginner lessons.

9:30am Thursday 19th March 2015

A CONCERT being held in Kinver next month will raise money for the establishment of a piano scholarship at the village’s high school.

Lucky Kingswinford postie scoops postcode lottery prize

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A KINGSWINFORD woman is one of the latest winners of a national charity lottery game.

Pupils to see how Well of Life appeal will help Gambian village

Evesham Journal:

2:30pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

MORE than 50 pupils from a Ridgewood High School will soon be heading out to Africa as part of this year’s Project Gambia trip.

Dudley borough's youth celebrated at awards

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

INSPIRATIONAL borough youngsters were celebrated recently at the annual Dudley Youth Awards.

Historic Kinver Edge Rock House chimneys restored

Evesham Journal: Knutsford Historical Society

9:30am Wednesday 18th March 2015

THE fires have been relit and chimneys restored in the National Trust run Kinver Edge Rock Houses.

Trailer stolen from Iverley field

Evesham Journal:

4:30pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

THE owner of a trailer which was stolen from a field in Iverley is appealing for residents to help him find it.

Primary school pupils bring Red Nose Day fun to supermarket

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A FUN filled day was had at Dudley borough’s Sainsbury’s stores last week as staff and customers celebrated Red Nose Day – raising more than £7,000.

Cable theft at Stourbridge Junction under investigation

Evesham Journal: British Transport Police

9:30am Tuesday 17th March 2015

STOURBRIDGE Junction is part of an investigation by the British Transport Police (BTP) after a “significant amount” of cable was stolen.

Scrap metal firm fined for equipment tampering

Evesham Journal: Dudley Magistrates Court could stop dealing with criminal cases if the Ministry o fJustice gets its way

2:30pm Monday 16th March 2015

A KINGSWINFORD scrap metal firm has been fined more than £4,000 after admitting to tampering with a weighing machine.

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