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Dudley News: Dudley North MP Ian Austin has vowed to fight plans to disband the region's TA regiment
A BLACK Country MP has branded plans to hike up MPs' pay as "completely bonkers" and has pledged to donate any extra cash he receives to good causes in Dudley.
8 hrs ago
Former Black Country reporter reflects on his first encounter with Nelson Mandela
In the 1980s Chris Bishop was honing his skills as a young reporter on the former County Express in Stourbridge and Dudley.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Hagley student serves up a winning dish
ASPIRING Stourbridge chef, Edward Oakes cooked his way to success, when he won the local heat of the Rotary Young Chef competition.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Stourbridge artist Cal to showcase work at Netherton Arts Centre
The 36-year-old artist's Don't Look at That, Look at This! exhibition will be held at the NAC's new gallery space in Northfield Road from 7pm onwards.
Stourbridge News: Keith Slater receives his card from cllr Alan Finch.
A BRIERLEY Hill photographer's wintry snap of Dudley Castle will feature on Christmas cards sent to hundreds of charities and organisations across the borough.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Green flag: MP Peter Luff waves off the first train of an improved rail service for Hartlebury.
A REVISED timetable for London Midland trains will give Hartlebury passengers their most frequent rail service in nearly 50 years.
Santas go the extra mile to support Mary Stevens Hospice
The festive spirit was alive and well in Stourbridge as more than 600 Santas took part in the 5k sponsored jog in aid of Mary Stevens Hospice.
Ex Shuttle reporter leads Nelson Mandela tributes
A FORMER Shuttle reporter who is now based in South Africa has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying he was proud the anti-apartheid icon knew his name.
Stourbridge man locked up after breaking schoolgirl's jaw in unprovoked attack
A 22-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man who punched a schoolgirl in the face breaking her jaw in two places in an unprovoked attack has been put behind bars for 18 months.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between December 2-6:
Luke David Hinton, aged 26, of Compton Court, Netherton, was sent to prison for four weeks for stealing four Skylanders, worth A 89.96, from Game, Brierley Hill on December 1. Mark Anthony Peach, aged 32, of Thornhill Road, Quarry Bank, was disqualified from driving for 24 months and given a 12 week community order for drink driving in Brierley ... (more)
School choirs perform for charity
SCHOOL choirs gave patients, visitors and staff a warm welcome as they performed in the main entrance of Russells Hall Hospital on Friday .
Properties available to rent in Dudley borough
THOSE looking to rent properties with two or more bedrooms in Dudley are being urged to get in touch with the council's housing services.
Stourbridge hospice opens 17th charity shop
Buy this photo L-r front: Oliver Coote, four, Mair Lees, Daniel Coote, Jade Charlton, all nine, Sam Pearman, seven.
Festive fun-day at Sainsbury's Amblecote
CHOIRS will sing carols and Father Christmas will make an appearance as things get festive at Sainsbury's Amblecote on Sunday .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Halesowen students and coach firm link in planting project
Stourbridge-based Prospect Coaches donated A 75 to buy the plants which students have been planting at the Hope Centre, Andrew Road.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Festive fun at Age Concern Stourbridge & Halesowen
The event runs at Age Concern, The Elton Centre at St John's, off St John's Road, Stourbridge, from 10.30am.
THE death of a retired Dudley primary school teacher has left his former colleagues "heartbroken".
Graham Hodgson, who worked at Netherbrook Primary School for 21 years, was killed in a car accident in Cyprus on Wednesday November 27, aged 58. The father-of-three from Wordsley, Stourbridge, taught at the Chester Road school from 1989 until his retirement in 2010.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Stourbridge's Age Concern charity to host memory tree switch on
PEOPLE across Stourbridge are invited to remember lost loved ones over the festive season and help raise money for the town's Age Concern charity at the same time.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Restoration project brings 1930's chic to the heart of Dudley
Cllrs Judy Foster and Kurshed Ahmid celebrate the completion of the Co-Op restoration with Dudley store staff, members of the team who worked on the project and Cllr Asif Ahmed.