'Hopeless' Netherton drug addict arrested for Stourbridge dealing with baby in car
A NETHERTON man described as a "hopeless" cannabis addict who was caught selling the controlled drug in Stourbridge from a car carrying a friend's 23 month old baby has been allowed to keep his freedom by a Judge.
Thu May 23, 2013
Festival of comedy to hit Stourbridge
SOME of the country's top stand-up comics will be having a laugh during Stourbridge's three-day comedy festival in July.
Wed May 22, 2013
Talented students exhibit work in Stourbridge
Wolverhampton University student Maddison McNally with her art 'Man in Machine' at the Ruskin Glass Centre.
Movie buff spends 20k creating state of the art cinema shed
Paul Slim in his impressive home cinema shed which is running for Shed of the year.
Sun May 19, 2013
Training charity's star pupil still can't find work
BOSSES at a Black Country training charity say they are completely baffled as to why their star pupil can't find a job.
Black Country MP urges people to speak up in Russells Hall death probe
A BLACK Country MP is urging people to reveal the good and bad about a Dudley hospital at the centre of a death rate probe.
Fri May 17, 2013
Black Country cyclist gears up for last leg of end to end challenge
MAGGIE Thompson is attempting to complete the final piece in her cycling jigsaw this week by riding from Glasgow to John O'Groats. It's the third and final leg in her solo length of Britain epic which the 61-year-old is determined to complete.
Thu May 16, 2013
Councillor follows hubby's lead and quits Dudley Tories
THE wife of Dudley's former leader of the council has followed her husband's lead in quitting the borough's Conservative group in a bitter condemnation of ex-colleagues. Stourbridge Councillor Les Jones, former Dudley Council leader, resigned the whip after months of in-fighting following heavy local election defeats which handed control of the ... (more)
Inspirational Halesowen student wins award
HALESOWEN student Chris Morgan has beaten the odds by clinching a City and Guilds medal for excellence while receiving treatment for leukaemia.
Wed May 15, 2013
Jones bites back after Dudley Tory leader calls for him to go
DUDLEY Council's ex-Conservative leader has delivered a bitter broadside to former allies following his shock resignation from their ranks.
Stourbridge College's golf academy set to tee off this autumn
STOURBRIDGE College has teamed up with Hagley Golf and Country Club to fire the imagination of sporty youngsters with a driving ambition.
School's Sunshine Week raises A 1,200 to help Clent youngsters
PUPILS at Pedmore Technology College and Community School have been pulling out all the stops to raise money for Sunfield School in Clent.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bev Pegg set to raise more Rotary Club charity cash
HOWDY partners! It's time to take your places for the annual hodown with Bev Pegg and his Cowboy Band.
Stourbridge park revamp plans given go-ahead
AMBITIOUS plans to revamp Stourbridge's Mary Stevens Park with the creation of a new cafA©, restoration of the historic gates and improvements to the war memorial have been given the go-ahead. Members of Dudley's development control committee last night gave the green light to proposals to turn an existing print room into a public cafA© ... (more)
Lye football club mourns loss of popular groundsman
LYE Town Football Club have been mourning the loss of their much-loved former groundsman John Bayliss who died suddenly last week at the age of 66.
Student beats the odds to gain excellence medal
STOURBRIDGE student Chris Morgan has beaten the odds by clinching a City and Guilds medal for excellence while receiving treatment for leukaemia.
Mon May 13, 2013
Dramatic Stourbridge car chase ends in jail for spurned construction worker
A MAN felt his life was hopeless after a relationship breakdown went on a crime spree which included a dramatic Stourbridge car chase.
Students set to show off talents in Stourbridge
A GROUP of university students are gearing up to showcase their talents as part of an exhibition in Stourbridge inspired by Black Country heritage.
Rock legend Robert Plant is surprise guest at Stourbridge concert
STAFF and students at Stourbridge's Glasshouse College played host to rock royalty when Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant stopped off at a concert to show his support for people with learning disabilities.
Stourbridge man charged over Cookley death crash
A STOURBRIDGE man has been charged in connection with a country road smash which killed a young mum-of-two. The 22-year-old has been charged with causing death by careless driving and possession of cannabis - after the crash on the A449 at Cookley, near Kidderminster, which claimed the life of 26-year-old Sam Jennings from Kingswinford.