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Get your pets microchipped for free at Stourbridge animal action day

Darcy the Pug examines a dog microchip at the launch of the Kennel Club and Petlog's National Microchipping Month outside the House of Commons in Westminster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 9, 2015. Dog owners from

4:00pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

RESPONSIBLE pet ownership is being promoted at an animal action day next week with borough owners having the chance to have their pets microchipped for free.

Stourbridge charity head shave event raises funds for St Richard's Hospice

Evesham Journal:

2:20pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

MORE than £1,200 was raised at a charity head shave in Stourbridge at the weekend in memory of local man Dan Laight.

Stourbridge opticians give free eye tests to Chernobyl children

Evesham Journal:

12:01pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

CHILDREN still suffering the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster were invited to have their eyes tested at a Stourbridge opticians.

West Midlands Police's crime-fighting app leads to more than 100 arrests

Evesham Journal: Press conference with detective chief superintendent Steve Jupp from West Midlands police on murders of Avatar and Carole Kolar.

10:30am Tuesday 1st September 2015

CRIMINALS in the Black Country are being brought to justice thanks to a crime-fighting ‘app’ that allows the public to view CCTV of wanted people while on the move.

Borough residents invited to free cookery classes

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 31st August 2015

SINCE taking part in healthy cooking courses, Dudley borough residents are lending their support to a new series of free sessions.

Black Country student doesn't let homelessness threat stop her being accepted into university

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Monday 31st August 2015

A STOURBRIDGE student who faced becoming homeless has successfully been accepted onto a course at university.

Truckers to raise awareness for organ transplants with Kingswinford Charity Truck Convoy

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

A NUMBER of Dudley truckers will be forming a convoy this weekend as they hope to raise awareness for the organ donor register.

Police appeal after £62,000 worth of items stolen from Netherton

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Friday 28th August 2015

ABOUT £62,000 worth of items have been stolen from a property in Netherton.

£500,000 worth of cannabis found at former charity HQ in Brierley Hill

Evesham Journal:

11:15am Friday 28th August 2015

CANNABIS worth more than £500,000 has been discovered in the former headquarters of a Brierley Hill charity.

Dudley MP praises Black Country manufacturing as it outperforms national averages

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A DUDLEY MP has praised local manufacturing after it was revealed the Black Country continues to outperform national averages.

Dudley borough tenants and residents meetings for September

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Sunday 30th August 2015

A SERIES of tenants and residents association meetings (TRAs) are being held across Dudley borough during September.

Award-winning Stourbridge community group need volunteer helpers

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Friday 28th August 2015

AN award-winning Stourbridge community group is on the hunt for volunteer helpers.

Dudley man to take on one of his biggest life challenges with 3,000 mile cross-Atlantic row

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

A DUDLEY borough man is taking on one of the biggest challenges of his life as he aims to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean for charity.

Public invited to Dudley Council's health board meeting

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 29th August 2015

BOROUGH residents are being invited to a meeting of the Dudley Health and Wellbeing Board in September.

Borough teens urged to get new meningitis vaccine

Evesham Journal: File photo dated 15/08/2014 of a medical professional holding a needle as a meningitis vaccine that is currently the subject of price negotiations should be introduced as soon as possible "to save lives", a charity has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION

5:00pm Saturday 29th August 2015

TEENAGERS across the borough are being urged to protect themselves against meningitis, especially if they are heading off to university this autumn.

Stourbridge blues band recreate iconic image as they reunite for special gigs

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A LEGENDARY Stourbridge band have recreated an iconic image from their 1980s heyday in the run up to their eagerly anticipated reunion gigs.

Police welcome jail sentence for Kingswinford car-jacker

Evesham Journal:

9:40am Thursday 27th August 2015

POLICE have welcomed the jail sentence for a Kingswinford robber who ran over a young woman after taking her car.

Reassurance given to residents after two knifepoint robberies during the weekend

Evesham Journal:

3:29pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

TWO knifepoint robberies took place within the Stourbridge area over the weekend, with police carrying out high visibility patrols to reassure residents.

Wordsley Post Office to raise funds for NSPCC

Evesham Journal: NSPCC issue advice to parents during summer holidays break

9:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

WORDSLEY Post Office goers can help make a difference to children in need across the country at a fundraising event day next month.

Wollaston Gardeners' Guild invite the green-fingered public to annual show

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

GREEN-fingered borough folk have the chance to view all that Wollaston Gardeners' Guild has to offer at its annual show.

Hagley students return from 'unforgettable' United Nations visit

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Friday 28th August 2015

FOR the sixth year running, pupils from two Hagley schools have returned from an “enlightening” visit to Geneva as guests of the United Nations (UN).

Black Country man raises funds to help 3,000 mile Atlantic Ocean row

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A BLACK Country man who will row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean for charity raised more than £750 at a fundraising event in Brierley Hill.

Stourbridge man to take charity shave in memory of friend

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A STOURBRIDGE man will be braving the shave in memory of a late friend who died on Friday (August 21).

Top glass artist Jacque Pavlosky holds temporary exhibition at Kingswinford museum

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN artist who proved a hit with youngsters at this year’s British Glass Biennale is holding a temporary exhibition in Kingswinford.

MP welcomes superfast Kinver fibre broadband

Evesham Journal: MP Gavin Williamson (4845058)

4:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

KINVER’S MP has welcomed the progress of the Superfast Staffordshire project in rolling out fibre broadband across his constituency.

Wordsley councillor to hold litter pick this Sunday

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A WORDSLEY councillor is hoping to tidy up his ward following increasing complaints of graffiti and litter.

Dudley borough community urged to have their say at forums

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Tuesday 25th August 2015

DUDLEY folk are being urged to have their say at the council’s community forums to discuss issues across the borough with their local councillors.

Fun for all the family at Kingswinford charity dog show

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

STOURBRIDGE’S top dogs will be able to have their chance to shine next weekend at a charity dog show.

Dudley's mental health trust hosts free forum

Evesham Journal: Fears for NHS jobs

9:00am Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE borough’s mental health chiefs are holding a forum on Wednesday (August 26) focusing on support for those with mental illness within the community.

Stourbridge MP recognises GCSE pupils' hard work

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Monday 24th August 2015

STOURBRIDGE’S MP has praised the hard work of staff and students at the town’s schools following this year’s GCSE exam results.

Kingswinford and Stourbridge Lions on the prowl for Alice in Wonderland costumes

Evesham Journal: Alice in Wonderland Theatre Workshop Summer 2015

3:30pm Monday 24th August 2015

KINGSWINFORD and Stourbridge Lions Club are in need for literary costumes to be used at a forthcoming fundraising event.

Cycling legend Hugh Porter to start this weekend's Halesowen One Hundred sportive

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Monday 24th August 2015

THIS weekend will see cyclists from across the Black Country and beyond take to the streets, raising money for the News Group's Well of Life appeal.

Cycling legend Hugh Porter to start this weekend's Halesowen One Hundred sportive

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 24th August 2015

THIS weekend will see cyclists from across the Black Country and beyond take to the streets, raising money for the Stourbridge News Well of Life appeal.

Redditch firefighters alerted to vehicle fuel leak

Evesham Journal:

8:50am Sunday 23rd August 2015

FIREFIGHTERS from North Worcestershire had to stop fuel leaking from a vehicle in Redditch late yesterday afternoon (August 22).

Firefighters tackle Belbroughton car blaze

Evesham Journal:

8:44am Sunday 23rd August 2015

A CAR which was on fire in a Belbroughton street yesterday afternoon (August 22) has been put out by firefighters from Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.

Man rescued after being stuck 10m up tree in Wollescote

Evesham Journal:

6:05pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

BLACK Country firefighters rescued a man who was stuck 10 metres up a tree in Wollescote this afternoon.

CCTV released as fatal Oldbury hit-and-run investigation continues

Evesham Journal: Press conference with detective chief superintendent Steve Jupp from West Midlands police on murders of Avatar and Carole Kolar.

9:05am Saturday 22nd August 2015

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a car they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision in Oldbury.

Celebrity doodles exhibition at Kingswinford museum comes to a close this weekend

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Monday 24th August 2015

A DISPLAY of celebrity doodles which were immortalised in glass by artists at this year’s International Festival of Glass will come to a close this week.

Special event in Dudley to mark 75 years since Battle of Britain

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Sunday 23rd August 2015

A SPECIAL parade and thanksgiving service will mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain in Dudley next month.

Free wifi to be increased around Dudley borough

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Sunday 23rd August 2015

FREE wifi will soon be in more Dudley Council buildings than ever before following a huge roll out scheme.

Unusual performance of children's tale to be told at Stourbridge Library

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 22nd August 2015

AN unusual performance of the three little pigs story is being held in Stourbridge for children with special educational needs.

Last chance to enter Dudley mental health art competition

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

ARTISTS across the borough still have time to enter this year’s Dawn Jones Art Prize, which invites entries from people with experience of mental health.

Stourbridge's Tesco store makes sure 'every little helps' with community donations

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Friday 21st August 2015

STOURBRIDGE’S branch of a supermarket giant has recently been living up to its motto by lending a little helping hand to two community organisations.

Mayor of Dudley takes part in a English tea tradition in Himley

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

DUDLEY’S mayor took part in a quintessentially English tradition on his latest visit to Himley Hall and Park.

Police and Crime Commissioner marks one year in office

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Friday 21st August 2015

THE West Midlands Police commissioner marks his first year in the role tomorrow (August 22) and has spoken about his experiences during the last 12 months.

Fundraiser tonight to support Dudley charity rower

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Friday 21st August 2015

A BLACK Country man who will row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean for charity is hosting a fundraising event in Brierley Hill tonight (August 21).

Police search for Ford transit stolen from Iverley street

Evesham Journal:

3:55pm Thursday 20th August 2015

A SILVER Ford drop lorry transit, which was stolen from Sugar Leaf Lane in Iverley overnight, is being searched for by police.

Budding borough businesspeople invited to Stourbridge advice event

Evesham Journal: The Prince's Trust

5:00pm Sunday 23rd August 2015

BUDDING borough entrepreneurs who are interested in setting up their own business are invited to an advice event in Stourbridge next month.

Charity event to show off Dudley's top dogs

Evesham Journal: Fun Dog Show at Squire's in Stanmore

3:30pm Thursday 20th August 2015

ANIMAL lovers across Dudley borough will be able to showcase their top dogs at a charity dog show this weekend.

Knights to patrol Red House Glass Cone event this weekend

Evesham Journal:

11:30am Thursday 20th August 2015

THE age of chivalry will return to Wordsley this weekend when medieval knights descend on the Red House Glass Cone.

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