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Memorial day to honour Kingswinford golfer raises £5k for charity

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A MEMORIAL golf day held in honour of a much-loved former Enville Golf Club member raised almost £5,000 for charity.

Crash closes M5

Evesham Journal:

8:33am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The M5 has been closed northbound between J2 for A4123 (Oldbury) and J1 for A41 (West Bromwich).

Sizzling heat causing rail disruption

Evesham Journal: Picture from stock

8:40am Tuesday 30th June 2015

AS temperatures are set to soar as high as 35C this week, there are fears that the heat could disrupt rail services.

Sports roundup: Harriers' physio set to leave, Heathens overcome Exeter and striker Benbow moves on from Stourbridge

Evesham Journal:

8:20am Tuesday 30th June 2015

HERE are some of the latest sports stories from across our Black Country and North Worcestershire papers.

Showbiz News: Top Gear in running for award, new host of The News Quiz announced and Glastonbury clean-up begins

Evesham Journal: Top Gear in the running for TV Choice award

8:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

JEREMY Clarkson could be going out on a high, after his final series of Top Gear was nominated for best entertainment show at the 2015 TV Choice Awards.

Very warm sunny day brings amber weather warning

Evesham Journal:

7:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

AFTER a warm sunny day yesterday the forecast today is much of the same, if not even warmer, across most parts of the Black Country and North Worcestershire.

Debris on M5 causes delays

Evesham Journal: RTC M27 near Junc 3 with M271.
Traffic queues.

Pic:  Sean Dillow, www.TheBigCheesePhotography.co.uk (30285324)

7:11am Tuesday 30th June 2015

GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.

U3A to launch in Kinver this week

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

RETIRED people in Kinver will soon have increased educational, creative and leisure opportunities after the University of the Third Age sets up its new village group.

Dudley's Home Improvement Service receives commendation

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A DUDLEY Council service has been commended for its work in helping to tackle social care issues such as loneliness and winter related deaths.

Amblecote pupils urge businesses to donate to their fundraising raffle

Evesham Journal:

2:30pm Monday 29th June 2015

PUPILS at an Amblecote primary school are holding a raffle this week to fundraise for their end-of-term Activity Day.

Fire service broadcast live Oldbury dog rescue

Evesham Journal: Fire engine, Fire Rescue landscape

8:46am Monday 29th June 2015

WEST Midlands Fire Service broadcasted a live rescue of a dog from a drain in Oldbury last night (Sunday, June 28).

Police release CCTV footage of 'audacious' Black Country ride-by robbery

Evesham Journal:

8:21am Monday 29th June 2015

WEST Midlands Police has released footage of the moment a ride-by robber audaciously snatches a woman’s handbag in broad daylight in a bid to identify him.

Weekend News Round-up: Worcester Uni student killed in Tunisia, Stourbridge woman in court over HIV claims and off-road bikers taken to hospital after crash

Evesham Journal:

8:05am Monday 29th June 2015

HERE are a few stories from this weekend that have featured on our websites across the Black Country and North Worcestershire, just in case you missed them.

Nice warm day to start the week - Monday's weather forecast

Evesham Journal:

7:30am Monday 29th June 2015

AFTER a slight bit of rain and cloud yesterday it seems that today will see the sunshine returning to most parts of the Black Country and North Worcestershire.

Disruption on the M42 following incidents

Evesham Journal: RTC M27 near Junc 3 with M271.
Traffic queues.

Pic:  Sean Dillow, www.TheBigCheesePhotography.co.uk (30285324)

7:08am Monday 29th June 2015

GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.

Open day at Stourbridge therapeutic centre

Evesham Journal:

4:30pm Monday 29th June 2015

A WOLLASTON therapeutic centre is holding an open morning this week giving residents the chance to test therapies.

Daredevil Stourbridge dad to take on Villa Park abseil challenge

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 29th June 2015

A DAREDEVIL Stourbridge dad will face his fears as he abseils more than 100 feet down Aston Villa’s iconic Holte End for charity.

Busking and event day in Stourbridge town centre to increase Well of Life appeal funds

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Friday 26th June 2015

FUNDRAISING for the Stourbridge News Well of Life appeal continues this weekend as we host another African themed event day, this time in the Crown Centre.

Dudley entrepreneur cooks up new kitchen venture

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

A DUDLEY entrepreneur has invested more than £100,000 into setting up a new Brierley Hill-based kitchen business.

Kinver's MP urges residents to sign petition against fire station cuts

Evesham Journal:

12:20pm Thursday 25th June 2015

KINVER’S MP is encouraging his constituents to sign a petition to help save the village's new £1.9m community fire station.

Award-winning comic returns to Stourbridge

Evesham Journal:

12:30pm Friday 26th June 2015

AN AWARD-winning comic is returning to Stourbridge next week for a special preview of his upcoming Edinburgh Fringe Festival show.

Art competition launched for Dudley people with mental health experiences

Evesham Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

THE borough’s mental health chiefs have launched an annual art competition for people with experiences of mental health issues.

Talk was a buzz for budding Hagley beekeepers

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

PUPILS at a Hagley school were buzzing with excitement when they received a visit from a member of the British Beekeepers’ Association (BBA).

Kingswinford school gears up to celebrate sun with summer fayre

Evesham Journal: Tasty burgers on the barbecue

9:30am Monday 29th June 2015

A KINGSWINFORD primary school is preparing to host its summer bash and is inviting the community to join in the celebrations.

Petition handover to help reduce a Wordsley school road's speed limit

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Friday 26th June 2015

A PETITION signed by 300 Wordsley residents who are concerned by the speed of traffic outside their schools, has been handed over to a Dudley Council chief.

Dudley borough tenants and residents meetings for July

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Sunday 28th June 2015

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

Well of Life appeal hits water as your cash floods in

Evesham Journal:

11:00am Thursday 25th June 2015

IT has been a good news week regarding our Well of Life appeal, as the underground source of water - which will help a Gambian village throughout their dry season - has been reached.

Hagley and Clent schools join forces for Sunshine Week campaign

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Friday 26th June 2015

STUDENTS from a Hagley school have collaborated with Clent’s Sunfield special school on a joint creative project.

Memorial golf day to honour much loved Kingswinford man

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A MEMORIAL golf day in honour of former Enville Golf Club member Gary Gray is being held on Friday (June 26).

Kingswinford school children put finishing touches to new library stage

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Thursday 25th June 2015

CHILDREN from Kingswinford schools are currently putting the finishing touches to a new staging area at their local library.

Kingswinford teen - who almost died at birth - to celebrate her 18th birthday

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A LUCKY Kingswinford teenager who miraculously survived being born almost three months premature, will celebrate her 18th birthday next week.

Wordsley under fives centre celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted report

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Friday 26th June 2015

A WORDSLEY children's centre has been awarded an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grade for the second time running.

Dudley couple to be evicted after causing misery to neighbours

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A DUDLEY couple who caused misery to neighbours have been served an anti social behaviour injunction.

Cannabis seized from unlocked property in Dudley

Evesham Journal:

3:04pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

POLICE have seized a large amount of cannabis after a raid on an open house in Dudley.

Fifty jobs to be created at Black Country home care firm

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

FIFTY new jobs are to be created in the borough, as a Black Country home care provider launches a recruitment drive to meet increasing demand.

Stourbridge study centre students recognised at award ceremony

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

STUDENTS of a Stourbridge learning group have been handed honour roll prizes at a recent awards ceremony.

Families invited to Quarry Bank teddy bears picnic

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

PEOPLE both young and old are being invited to dust off their cuddly toys for a teddy bears picnic at Stevens Park in Quarry Bank on Saturday (June 27).

Stourbridge building society brews up in aid of Marie Curie

Evesham Journal: cream tea/ Pimms/ poetry/ music and dance

9:30am Wednesday 24th June 2015

STAFF at a Stourbridge building society will be brewing up to mark a successful year of fundraising for Marie Curie.

Borough children can get fit and have fun with Dudley Council's Summer Activezone

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

CHILDREN from across the borough are being invited to take part in six weeks of sporting holiday fun as the council’s Summer Activezone returns.

Kingswinford School's transition project to send primary pupils out of this world

Evesham Journal: CLUSTER: This is a NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the galaxy cluster Abell 370. Shown in blue is a map of the dark matter found within the cluster.

12:30pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

IN an attempt to ease the transition between primary and secondary school, The Kingswinford School is hoping to send pupils out of this world.

Borough schools invited to be involved in Black Country Festival

Evesham Journal: Black Country venue boss calls for musicians to support region's big day

11:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

AS the countdown to this year's Black Country Festival celebrations begin, young people are being invited to get involved through a school champions campaign.

Dudley Register Office offers renewal service to newlyweds married abroad

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Monday 22nd June 2015

NEWLYWEDS who tie the knot abroad can take advantage of a special service offered by Dudley’s Register Office.

Passengers urged to have their say in review of Dudley bus network

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

BUS users throughout Dudley borough are being urged to make their voices heard in a review of the area’s travel services.

Armed Forces flag hoisted aloft to honour Dudley's heroes

Evesham Journal:

1:06pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A SPECIAL flag to honour the men and women of the armed forces has been hoisted aloft Dudley Council House today.

Stourbridge climate change campaigners join thousands at Westminster lobby

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A GROUP of Stourbridge climate change campaigners have met with the town’s MP Margot James in Westminster as they took part in a mass lobby to tackle the issue.

Pub's fun day and bike ride to help earthquake victims

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A SWINDON pub will be rocking and rolling out as it raises funds for children who suffered from the Nepal earthquake disaster.

Dudley Council to fly the flag to honour armed forces heroes

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Monday 22nd June 2015

A SPECIAL ceremony is taking place in and around Dudley Council House this morning to honour the men and women of the armed forces.

Stallholders needed for borough's playweek events

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 21st June 2015

STALLHOLDERS are being urged to take part in this year’s Dudley Council Playweek as organisers aim to make it bigger and better than before.

West Midlands Fire Service need volunteers for training exercises

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 20th June 2015

WEST Midlands Fire Service is asking Black Country residents to volunteer their time to play key roles in training exercises.

Police funding to help Dudley Scout camps

Evesham Journal:

3:00pm Thursday 18th June 2015

THANKS to a Dudley policing team, one group of scouts can now follow their motto and ‘be prepared’ for anything the British weather throws at them this summer.

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