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Borough events to be brought to life as work begins on Dudley Time Trail

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 1st August 2015

HISTORIC events which took place throughout Dudley are being set in stone as part of a £6.7 million European and council funded regeneration.

Stourbridge Scouts join 30,000 others from across the globe at World Jamboree

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

THREE Stourbridge Scouts have joined up with 30,000 others from across the world to be part of the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Dudley Special Olympics team get keep fit funding boost

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 1st August 2015

THE borough’s Special Olympics team has been given a financial boost from a Wordsley-based keep fit group.

Gates restored to previous grandeur as £3.1m Mary Stevens Park restoration continues

Evesham Journal:

9:39am Thursday 30th July 2015

THE changing face of Mary Stevens Park continues following the unveiling of the refurbished main gates and opening of a new cafe.

Stourbridge ladies choir on the hunt for assistant musical director

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

A WELL-loved Stourbridge ladies choir is looking to recruit an assistant musical director.

Lye and Wollescote Cemetery to host war commemoration walk

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Thursday 30th July 2015

MEN who died in both the First and Second World Wars are being commemorated at Lye and Wollescote Cemetery.

Stourbridge singer/songwriter begins musical stardom journey with debut music video release

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

A STOURBRIDGE teenager who dreams of singing stardom has released his first music video.

Stourbridge gym closure a mystery

Evesham Journal:

10:11am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A POPULAR Stourbridge gym has closed its doors with no warning to its members, staff or instructors.

Lye pub's fun day to support Midlands Air Ambulance

Evesham Journal: The charity bowls event raised £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

2:30pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

AN AFTERNOON of fun for all the family raising money for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is being held at a Lye pub this weekend.

Birmingham concert to bring in the money for Mary Stevens Hospice

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A RENOWNED Midlands choir will be raising money for Mary Stevens Hospice later this year when they take to the Birmingham Symphony Hall stage.

New Kinver retirement home's name a nod to the past

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Friday 31st July 2015

THE name of a new Kinver retirement home will give a nod to the past as it recognises the garage which formally occupied the site.

Stourbridge lifeboat branch to host fundraising cheese and wine evening

Evesham Journal: Gardeners' Cheese and Wine Evening

9:30am Friday 31st July 2015

STOURBRIDGE’S branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution is pushing the boat out to raise funds at its cheese and wine tasting evening.

Clent special school named as Black Country estate agent's charity partner

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Thursday 30th July 2015

A CLENT special school will get extra financial help this year after being named as the charity partner of Black Country estate agents Lex Allan and Grove.

Stourbridge recruitment firm celebrates reaching five year milestone

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Friday 31st July 2015

A STOURBRIDGE online recruitment firm is marking its five year anniversary this month.

Stourbridge golf student's driving ambition gains award

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A SUPER Stourbridge golf student is on course for major success after being named Stourbridge College Sportsman of the Year 2015.

Loose grass cuttings leave Amblecote woman angry with council

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

AN ANGRY Amblecote woman has hit out at Dudley Council after grass cuttings were left scattered over her drive.

Three of the best – Dudley nurses make prestigious awards shortlist

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A GROUP of Dudley borough nurses are celebrating after being named on a shortlist for the prestigious Nursing Times Awards.

Stourbridge Ryemarket shopping centre's 'animal day' promises fun-filled way to learn about charity work

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A STOURBRIDGE shopping centre is hosting a fundraising day this week in a bid to raise awareness for local animal charities.

7-year-old Stourbridge sporting star going for Transplant Games gold

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A STOURBRIDGE youngster is hoping to help Birmingham Children's Hospital defend its 18-year winning title at the national Transplant Games.

Dudley's community safety team to host public questions event

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Monday 27th July 2015

BOROUGH residents are being invited to meet the people in charge of keeping the community safe at an annual consultation event.

Severe blaze rips through Quarry Bank property

Evesham Journal:

11:25am Monday 27th July 2015

A SEVERE blaze tore through a Quarry Bank house last night (Sunday, July 26) with the family and two dogs escaping unharmed.

UPDATE - Two cars involved in head-on collision in Kingswinford

Evesham Journal:

2:04pm Friday 24th July 2015

A KINGSWINFORD road has been closed due to a two car smash earlier this afternoon (July 24).

Man taken to hospital after crashing into wall in Netherton

Evesham Journal:

10:51am Friday 24th July 2015

A MAN who crashed his car into a wall in Netherton yesterday evening (July 23) had to be taken to hospital with head injuries.

Stourbridge Dad scales Aston Villa's Holte End for charity

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Monday 27th July 2015

A FEARLESS Stourbridge dad faced a drop of more than 100 feet after he abseiled down Aston Villa’s iconic Holte End for charity.

Clent youngsters deliver tax justice petition to 10 Downing Street

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Monday 27th July 2015

YOUNGSTERS from Clent Parochial Primary School got the chance to visit 10 Downing Street and deliver a tax justice petition.

Dudley Mayor makes history with online donations

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Sunday 26th July 2015

FOR the first time in the history of the borough, people can now donate to the Mayor of Dudley’s charities online.

Dudley kids can have fun in the sun with free park and town centre events

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 25th July 2015

THE summer fun for Dudley borough youngsters continues throughout August with free fun days and the return of playweek.

VIDEOS - Watch as van goes up in flames from 'accidental ignition'

Evesham Journal:

10:32am Thursday 23rd July 2015

PLUMES of smoke bellowed from a van which was on fire in Quarry Bank yesterday evening (July 22).

Woman taken to hospital following collision in Stourbridge

Evesham Journal:

3:29pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

A WOMAN in her 60s has been taken to hospital with a suspected fractured leg following a collision with a car in Stourbridge this morning.

Campaign launched to change Wall Heath mini-islands

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

COUNCILLORS are on a collision course after disagreeing over proposals to alter the so-called ‘dangerous’ mini-islands in Wall Heath High Street.

Former Stourbridge student picks up university volunteering award

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Friday 24th July 2015

A FORMER Stourbridge student has been recognised for clocking up more than 300 hours of volunteering during the academic year.

Kinver volunteer loses her battle with cancer

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

A MUCH loved Kinver voluntary worker has lost her battle against cancer.

Stourbridge pupils celebrate Dudley Young Writer competition wins

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

CHILDREN from across Stourbridge have made headlines for all the ‘write’ reasons as the winners of a special writing competition have been announced.

Wollaston Fish Bar named one of the top chippys in the Midlands

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

WOLLASTON Fish Bar has been named as one of the Midlands’ top five fish and chip shops.

Ashwood garden soiree to raise money for Ugandan school

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

A KINGSWINFORD garden centre boss is holding a gathering in his own private pastures to raise money for a school in Africa.

Kinver MP welcomes reduction in Jobseekers Allowance claimants

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 21st July 2015

KINVER’S MP has welcomed figures showing the number of people in South Staffordshire claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance fell by 33 per cent since 2010.

Stourbridge Girl Guide to jet off to Kenya to help with community development work

Evesham Journal:

12:20pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

A STOURBRIDGE Girl Guide is getting ready to travel thousands of miles across the world for an unforgettable, girl-only adventure in Kenya.

Police search for man caught on CCTV in Wollaston using stolen bank card

Evesham Journal:

12:43pm Monday 20th July 2015

A MAN who used a stolen bank card at the Post Office in Wollaston is being searched for by West Midlands Police.

Crestwood School's tea party brings together the young and old

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Thursday 23rd July 2015

THE younger and older generations were brought together as part of a Kingswinford school’s Black Country Festival celebrations.

Award-winning Wollaston salon add another title to collection

Evesham Journal:

1:20pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

AN AWARD-winning Wollaston salon can add another accolade to their ever-growing collection after taking away a top prize at the Salon Business Magazine Awards.

JAM club continues at museums across the borough

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

A WIDE range of activities, summer schools and family fun days will take place at borough museums throughout the rest of the month as the Juniors at Museums (JAM) club continues.

Brierley Hill law firm are pitch perfect in fundraising quest

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 20th July 2015

STAFF at a Brierley Hill law firm were pitch perfect in their support for charity when two different events raised almost £6,000 for a good cause.

Top new recruit for leading Black Country financial services firm

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 19th July 2015

A FINANCIAL services expert has joined a Stourbridge firm which is heading from strength to strength.

Flower festival at Wall Heath church to illustrate community life

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Monday 20th July 2015

A MASS of floral colour will adorn a Wall Heath church this weekend as it plays host to a flower festival.

Charity ball raises £100k for Midlands Air Ambulance

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 18th July 2015

MORE than 40 life saving missions are now possible after Midlands Air Ambulance Charity raised over £100,000 at its recent charity ball.

Wordsley eight-year-old named country's youngest CEO

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Thursday 16th July 2015

AN EIGHT-year-old from Wordsley has been named the country’s youngest CEO by English Heritage.

Borough residents invited to learn about mindfulness

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 18th July 2015

A RARE opportunity to learn about the practice of mindfulness introduced by a Vietnamese zen master is being offered to the Dudley borough community.

Collision in Wordsley High Street leaves car on its roof

Evesham Journal:

10:07am Thursday 16th July 2015

A CAR has ended up on its roof after being involved in a collision on Wordsley High Street this morning (July 16).

Quarry Bank firm give Birmingham man his biggest 'Surprise Surprise'

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Thursday 16th July 2015

A QUARRY Bank wheelchair manufacturer was able to give a Birmingham man the surprise of his life when they appeared on the ITV show ‘Surprise Surprise’.

Bishop of Dudley opens Kingswinford school's new peace garden

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Friday 17th July 2015

A KINGSWINFORD school’s new peace garden has been opened and dedicated by The Rt Revd Graham Usher, Bishop of Dudley.

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