Dudley snapper's image wins slot in wildlife calendar comp

Worcester News: Victoria Mowbray's picture of starling murmuration in Eckington will be February's offering in the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust's 2015 calendar

5:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NETHERTON snapper Victoria Mowbray was among the winners when Worcestershire Wildlife Trust staged a county-wide photography competition.

Himley Hall Sailing Club to host free taster sessions

Worcester News:

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDDING sailors can take to the waves next month with the offer of some free taster sessions.

Stormy weather did not dampen the spirits of Victorian Fair

Worcester News: Sue Prossor of HSBC, Rotarian Tony Billingham and Sue Harold of HSBC in Somers Square during the Victorian Fayre.

4:54pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TORRENTIAL rain and storms blighted the Victorian Fair in Halesowen at the weekend.

Dudley people invited to turn out the lights to remember WWI servicemen and women

Worcester News:

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PEOPLE across the borough are being asked to turn out their lights next month as a mark of respect to the servicemen and women who died for their country during the First World War.

Quarry Bank teen banned from driving after speeding away from police

Worcester News:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LEARNER driver from Quarry Bank who abandoned his £150 car after a police chase, was finally nabbed by police due to his distinctive haircut.

Tributes pour in for Tommy Mundon - the king of Black Country comedy

Worcester News: Tommy Mundon who died on July 21 aged 80

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENTERTAINERS from across the Black Country have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of comedian Tommy Mundon.

Halesowen kids to get their skates on

2:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Halesowen are invited to get their skates on for a roller disco at Huntingtree Park.

Duo to strike a chord in Rowley Regis

2:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

UKRAINE accordionists are returning to Rowley Regis for their third annual concert to raise money for the child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who are still being born with serious health problems 28 years later.

Yobs wreck Stourbridge in Bloom planters hours after judging day

Worcester News: (8469378)

2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOBS have wrecked flowers planted as part of this year’s Stourbridge in Bloom campaign just hours after judging took place.

Before the courts

Worcester News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:

Hagley Parish Council steps in to save library

Worcester News: Hagley Library. Buy photo: 031430L

1:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAGLEY Parish Council has stepped in to safeguard the future of the village library which was under threat of closure by Worcestershire County Council which is looking to cut costs.

Cradley cider festival success

1:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN inaugural cider festival in Cradley proved a crowd puller on Sunday, with entertainment by the Steve King Big Jazz Band.

Emergency medics warn young people will die if warnings are ignored

Worcester News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:42pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Emergency medics warn young people will if warnings are ignored

Worcester News: The search for Augusto Zacarias which ended in tragedy

12:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EMERGENCY medics say young people will die unless they heed warnings against swimming in open water during the current heatwave.

Bells ring out for Britain in Bloom judge visit to Halesowen

Worcester News: Blooming lovely: John Young, James Morris MP, Heart of England in Bloom judge Graham Redfern, Tony Billingham and Eve O'Connor in Somers Square.

12:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE bells were ringing and the sun was shining for the visit of a Britain in Bloom judge to Halesowen.

Council leader agrees to receive training after failing to declare interest

Worcester News: Margaret Sherrey

12:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE leader of Bromsgrove District Council has agreed to carry out training after failing to declare an interest at a parish council meeting.

Stourbridge MP welcomes law change on inhalers in schools

Worcester News: Margot James MP

11:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SCHOOLS across the borough will soon be permitted to keep a spare asthma inhaler for use in emergencies following a year-long campaign for a law change by Stourbridge's MP.

Dudley Zoo’s Sumatran tiger chosen as face of Global Tiger Day

Worcester News:

11:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DUDLEY Zoo’s Sumatran tigress, Daseep, has been chosen as the face of an international conservation campaign for Global Tiger Day.

Black Country museum gives visitors a taste of wartime life

Worcester News: Characters doing a demonstration in the street to the public at the 1940`s weekend at The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley. 301418AM

10:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

VISITORS to the Black Country Living Museum got a taste of life on the home front during a massive 1940s event.

Borough's healthy hubs saved from council cuts

Worcester News:

10:53am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEALTHY hubs across the borough have been saved from council cuts after the cash was found to keep the facilities running as normal.

Serial Stourbridge shoplifter spared jail

Worcester News:

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SERIAL Stourbridge shoplifter who stole to fuel his drug addiction has avoided spending time behind bars.

Derelict Cradley shops "high on agenda"

Worcester News: Cllr Pete Lowe aims to stamp out blacklisting in Dudley

1:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COUNCIL chief has called a meeting tomorrow (Friday) to look at solutions to the dereliction of a parade of shops in Cradley.

New brew is tribute to Black Country faggot king

Worcester News: L-r Chris Sadler, managing director at Sadlers, with Richard James - aka Faggot King Grorty Dick. Buy photo: 301422M

9:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LYE based brewery Sadler's Ales have got into the spirit of the Black Country Festival by celebrating one of the area's most acclaimed characters.

Laurel and Hardy fans invited to attend Stourbridge screenings

Worcester News: LAUREL AND HARDY: Classic Christmas comedy for all

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Stourbridge branch of the Laurel and Hardy Appreciation Society is inviting fans of the comedy duo to attend its monthly meetings.

Stourbridge retirement complex to host summer garden party

Worcester News: Pimms No 1 Jelly with Garden Spearmint Water Ice

4:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DEVELOPERS Churchill Retirement Living are opening their doors to people in Stourbridge next Thursday (July 31) with a summer garden party at their Spicer Lodge premises in Enville Street.

Children get active

Worcester News: 2914653401 Paul Jackson 16.07.14 Pinvin St Nichols Middle School, Pinvin, held a football tounament for their feeder schools on Monday. Organisers from left - Rhys Godfrey-Hunt, Charles Morris, Connie Harrison, Will Ward, Miriam Attias, Lizzy Green and Le

7:13pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CHILDREN at Pinvin schools put their best feet forward when they took part in a football tournament to mark the end of term.

Kind hearted sister donates presents to charity

Worcester News: Carole Bretherton, who gave up her presents in return for donations to Cancer Research UK.

6:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A KIND hearted Vale woman gave up receiving presents for her 50th birthday and asked friends and family to instead make a donation to a charity close to her heart.

New eco-building at Worcestershire primary school is complete

Worcester News: BRAND NEW: Grimley and Holt Primary School's new building will be open in September. Pre-school manager Rachel Welch, teacher Maria Fawdry and children can't wait. Picture by John Anyon. 2914649601

6:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW eco-building has opened at a Worcestershire school following four years of tireless fundraising.

Appeal pays off

Worcester News: 2514625301 Paul Jackson 17.06.14 Evesham Alan Booth, chairman  of Evesham Royal British Legion is worried that without new members it will close. From left - Fiona George, Jeff King, Brian Vann, Danny Rollinson, chairman Bretforton RBL, Noel Wilkes and Al

6:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A CALL from the Evesham branch of the Royal British Legion for new blood has been answered thanks to an article in the Journal.

Commemoration events for the First World War

6:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE centenary of the start of the First World War will be commemorated in Evesham with a number of events next weekend.

MP Robin Walker urges PM to use every tool in the box to cool Gaza tensions

Worcester News: (8509198)

6:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WORCESTER'S MP has called on the Prime Minister to use “every diplomatic tool in the box” to cool down tensions in Gaza which has already led to the deaths of more than 500 Palestinians.

Redditch woman's campaign provokes international interest

Worcester News: Margaret Hindle is joined by New Zealander David Appleyard as they campaign for a proper inquest into the death of Dr David Kelly. SP

6:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A REDDITCH woman has proof that her campaigning endeavours have worldwide impact.

Father tried to hide drugs inside car

Worcester News:

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FATHER-of-two from Worcester has admitted possessing 10.4 grammes of amphetamine and breaching a conditional discharge.

Potty training advice during special event

Worcester News: Jenni Falconer (centre) took part in Potty Training Live run by Judith Hough (left) and Diane Titterton (right) of Dry Like Me.

5:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO award-winning authors and business women are urging parents thinking of beginning potty training their toddlers to take the plunge this week.

Worcester man denies £480 bank card fraud

Worcester News:

5:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WORCESTER man is to stand trial accused of stealing a bank card and 16 counts of fraud by using it to take out a total of £480 cash.

Memorial sword presented to student

Worcester News: Rupert Harris at the Air Squadron Day where he was presented with a memorial sword (s)

5:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MEMORIAL sword was presented to a member of Malvern College's air cadets who has achieved a great deal.

Drink-drive a "disaster" for Upton man

Worcester News:

5:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN UPTON man who relies on his car for work has had his licence taken away after admitting getting behind the wheel while drunk.

Presteigne Carnival full of characters

Worcester News: Presteigne Carnival: The World Celebrates the Opening of the Presteigne Carnival Float.

5:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PRESTEIGNE was overrun with floats, ‘minions’ and life-sized Lego figures as the carnival returned to the town on Saturday for the first time in sixteen years.

Homeless man accused of assaulting Worcester woman

Worcester News:

5:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HOMELESS man accused of attacking a Worcester woman has appeared in court.

Pershore woman banned from driving

Worcester News:

5:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PERSHORE woman has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 12 months after admitting driving on the B4082 in Pinvin with 105mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood, above the limit of 80 mg, at about 6.40pm on Saturday, May 17.

'Walk-in centre saved my life'

Worcester News:

5:36pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FAMILY who say the Worcester walk-in health centre prevented them being hit by tragedy have hit out at the planned closure of the facility.

Bizarre contraption makes waves at riverbank

Worcester News: Unusual river transport: A couple watch on as Geoff Purvis uses an Aqua Skipper on the River Severn. Picture by Jonathan Barry 3014657901

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CANOES, barges and tourist boats are common sights on the river Severn but a rather unusual contraption was making waves in the afternoon sun.

Woman rescued from river

Worcester News: (3616394)

5:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued from the River Avon this afternoon (Tuesday).

Packed programme for Badsey Flower Show

Worcester News: FLASHBACK: The Shirley Pipe Band performing at last year's Badsey Flower Show.

5:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors will flock to the Vale this weekend for a traditional village show.

Worcestershire hospice launches £100,000 appeal

Worcester News: Worcestershire hospice launches £100,000 appeal

5:16pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HOSPICE supporting people in Worcestershire has launched an appeal to raise £100,000.

Gala day to celebrate ruby anniversary at Hereford museum

Worcester News: The Waterworks Museum hosts a gala day this Sunday.

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GALA day to celebrate a Hereford museum's 40th anniversary is to take place this weekend.

Summer fair a great success in Matchborough

Worcester News: Rose Yarnall,  Isobel Payne, and Leah Payne enjoy a teacup ride at the summer fair. Buy this photo RCR301401_01

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Matchborough School and their family and friends had a fantastic time during the summer fete.

Hands on project helps year six pupils prepare for high school

Worcester News: Leavers: The year six class from Welland Primary School (s)

4:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS preparing to make the transition from primary to secondary school have been involved in exciting project to prepare them for the change.

Hands on project helps year six pupils prepare for high school

Worcester News: Leavers: The year six class from Welland Primary School (s)

4:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS preparing to make the transition from primary to secondary school have been involved in exciting project to prepare them for the change.

Hay-on-Wye under attack

Worcester News: The Market Place in Hay-On-Wye.

4:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAY-ON-WYE is facing a “subtle, creeping attack” by budget cutters at the local authority, insists a spokesman for Hay Town Council.



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