MP demands harsh treatment for yobs after "terrible" TV show featuring Black Country crook Stokesy

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:25am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DUDLEY MP Ian Austin is demanding zero tolerance and tough jail sentences for yobs who flout the law.

Herefordshire Council - MPs slam incinerator plan

Ludlow Advertiser: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

9:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Key Commons committee criticizes £90 million paid out for a facility still to be built that could soon be outdated.

Community litter pick being held in Shell Corner

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COMMUNITY litter pick is being held in Shell Corner next weekend.

Scouts set to return to Wollescote

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCOUTS are set to reappear in Wollescote after an absence of several years.

Stourbridge FC to unveil revamped facilities at community fun day this weekend

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Football Club will be keeping their fingers crossed for a bumper crowd this Saturday against Curzon Ashton as the game coincides with their annual community day.

Stourton charity to celebrate 25th anniversary with barn dance

Ludlow Advertiser: Wood Street Village Barn Dance

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

STOURTON based Living Springs will be dozy-doing down by staging a barn dance and pig roast as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations later this month.

Cradley Baptist Church holding Macmillan Coffee Morning

7:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CRADLEY Baptist Church wants people to be pretty in pink for a Macmillan Coffee Morning next week.

John Lewis reveals plans for £7m Worcester store

Ludlow Advertiser: IMAGE: An artist's impression of the new John Lewis store set for Worcester.

10:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

JOHN Lewis has unveiled its plans for a £7 million Worcester store - revealing the city has been a "long sought-after destination" for the massive retailer.

Bromsgrove mum ‘furious’ over double yellow lines

Ludlow Advertiser: Mrs Baldwin said she had been told by both the head of the highways agency and Councillor Luke Mallett that the whole-T-junction of Grayshott Close and Greenacres Lane would have double yellow lines put in place. To buy, BMM381401, visit www.bromsgroveadv

10:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A BROMSGROVE mum who campaigned for years to get safety measures imposed at her son’s school was left ‘furious’ when she discovered workmen had finally painted double yellow lines near the school but not where she had expected.

Popular cafe re-opens in Kidderminster

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A POPULAR Kidderminster cafe has re-opened after planning approval for 31 new houses forced it to leave its previous home.

Play a part in international festival

Ludlow Advertiser:

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Courtyard is inviting female performers to audition for a role in an exciting new community production of Women’s Words as part of the international festival Afrovibes.

Taste buds tingled at first ever Broadway Food Festival

Ludlow Advertiser: Andrew Kojima, 2012 Masterchef finalist, at the first ever Broadway Food Festival. Photo by Simone Hancox.

9:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MARVELLOUS macaroons, perfect pastries and and scrumptious cider were just some of the treats enjoyed at the first ever Broadway Food Festival.

West Midlands MEP hits out at legal highs

Ludlow Advertiser: OH CRUMBS! James Carver, UKIP MEP hits out at European advice over eating toast.

9:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEST Midlands MEP James Carver has welcomed calls for so-called "legal highs" to be banned.

Flash, Bang and Infra-red Wallop. Innovative photography on display for first time

Ludlow Advertiser: (10429128)

9:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN innovative photographer, whose work was first publicised in a Worcester News article in July, is to have his pictures displayed in Malvern as part of a "technological world firsts" exhibition.

Former MEP Nikki Sinclaire appears in court on fraud charges

Ludlow Advertiser: MEP Nikki Sinclaire

9:21am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FORMER West Midlands MEP will appear before magistrates today (Wednesday, September 17) accused of money laundering offences after an inquiry into her expense claims.

New councillor to take seat in Evesham

Ludlow Advertiser: Councillor Emma Haynes.

9:07am Wednesday 17th September 2014

EVESHAM Town Council has welcomed a new councillor to its ranks.

NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG Governing Body release statement to allay fears over patient safety

Ludlow Advertiser:

8:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FOLLOWING concerns about patient safety the NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body has released a statement to allay fears.

Wear it Pink with Sir Peter

Ludlow Advertiser: Sir Peter dresses for the occasion with a splash of pink. SP. Image courtesy of Steve Hickey

8:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DROITWICH residents are being asked to lend their support to a campaign for Breast Cancer research by wearing something pink for the day.

Two taken to hospital following village collision

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8:45am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO people have been taken to hospital following a collision in a Herefordshire village.

Entries down at village show - but quality remains high

Ludlow Advertiser: Lionel Shorestone with Sue Kershaw.

8:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ENTRIES in this year's West Malvern Garden and Nature Club's annual show were down on last year, but the quality of many of the exhibits remained high.

Clee View schoolboy Ben backs cancer coffee morning

Ludlow Advertiser: Philip Dunne MP presents Ben Willis with an item for the Macmillan Coffee Morning he is organising.

7:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNG Ben Willis, a pupil at Ludlow Junior School, Clee View, contacted Philip Dunne MP to secure his support for a charity fundraising event he is organising in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support as part of The Big Coffee

Group forms to fight Ludlow supermarket scheme

7:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAJOR campaign is being prepared to try to block a scheme to build a supermarket and petrol station on the outskirts of Ludlow.

Railing stopping people sitting on High Street seats is removed

Ludlow Advertiser:

7:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A RAILING that strangely stopped people sitting in a row of seats in Bromsgrove High Street is to be removed.

Student shaves head for sister

Ludlow Advertiser:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER girl has shaved her head in a show of sisterly solidarity.

Tenbury Town Band play in the garden

6:42am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TENBURY Town Band will be helping to raise awareness for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research by supporting the “Small Change BIG Impact” week.

Student business shortlisted for award

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A STUDENT run business has been shortlisted as one of the top companies in the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Award for successful entrepreneurs.

Kidderminster man died of drug abuse, court hears

Ludlow Advertiser: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

6:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER man died after taking heroin, alcohol and other drugs, a coroner’s court has heard.

Neighbours oppose garden joinery workshop

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for a joinery workshop in the garden of a home in Stourport, despite residents’ complaints noisy industrial use is inappropriate for their residential area.

Refurbished hospital prayer room opened to everyone

Ludlow Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW prayer room has been formally opened at Kidderminster Hospital after a full refurbishment last month.

The Amazing Morgan

Ludlow Advertiser: The Amazing Morgan

6:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Herefordshire magician Morgan Price is off to Bournemouth next week where she has been booked to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Convention.

REVEALED: Where 5,200 extra homes across south Worcestershire will go

Ludlow Advertiser: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

5:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED details of where 5,200 extra homes will go across south Worcestershire can today be revealed.

Developers set to launch £400million luxury flats scheme at Waterfront

Ludlow Advertiser: Computer generated image of how the transformed Egg building will look

5:33pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DEVELOPERS set to transform a derelict finance office into 181 luxury apartments at Brierley Hill's Waterfront complex say 30 per cent of the development has already been sold to investors before the scheme has even been launched.

Poison plant scare: Hereford girl rushed to hospital after 'game'

Ludlow Advertiser:

11:53am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRADING standards is warning sellers to ensure plants are labelled clearly after a child suffered a hallucinogenic experience after ingesting part of a leaf in her grandmother’s garden.

Freemasons throw open their Stourbridge Lodge for first time

Ludlow Advertiser: L/R, back, Brother Tony Edwards (junior warden of the lodge), Worshipful Brother Alan Payne (past master chairman of Stourbridge Masonic Hall), and Worshipful Master Brian Heathcock. Front - Worshipful Brother Keith Harris (Worshipful Master of Stourbridg

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

STOURBRIDGE Freemasons threw open the doors to their lodge for the first time in recent history to lift the lid on what's long been considered a secret society .

Halesowen residents oppose car wash plan

5:56pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

RESIDENTS and councillors are dismayed that a failed bid to open a hand car wash in the car park of a Halesowen pub has been resurrected.

Special delivery for Old Hill school

Ludlow Advertiser:

4:05pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POSTIE made a special delivery to an Old Hill school when he popped in to read them his favourite children’s stories.

Stourbridge pastor pays tribute to Bond villain Richard Kiel

Ludlow Advertiser: Dr Tony Stone with former Bond villain Richard Kiel, pictured at a church crusade in Buffalo, New York, in 1986.

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BLACK Country pastor has paid tribute to former Bond villain Richard Kiel who died last week.

Oldbury celebrates its golden stars

Ludlow Advertiser:

2:41pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

OLDBURY turned Goldbury for the day when hundreds of people turned out to celebrate and cheer on Sandwell’s Commonwealth Games stars.

Cradley MP urging people to get involved in Wear it Pink charity campaign

Ludlow Advertiser: Margot James at the Parliament Wear it Pink event

1:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CRADLEY MP Margot James was pretty in pink when she attended The Breast Cancer Campaign Parliamentary fundraiser.

Ex accordion champ to strike a chord in Rowley Regis

1:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER world champion accordion player will be hitting the high notes during a performance in Rowley Regis.

Rowley Regis plumber in attack after binge drinking

1:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BINGE drinking was blamed for a Rowley Regis plumber throwing a punch at a fellow drinker and breaking his jaw and eye socket after they had been thrown out of a Stourbridge nightspot.

Netherton event set to be speed dating for business

Ludlow Advertiser: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

1:28pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BUDDING business leaders are being invited to see how they can grow their companies in Netherton.

Dudley anti-flab guru on last legs of charity challenge

Ludlow Advertiser: Ruth Hill celebrating another milestone in her charity challenge

12:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DUDLEY’S chief flab-buster is on the last legs of a gruelling set of challenges to practice what she preaches.

Salvation Army holding Cradley Heath harvest concert

11:46am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HARVEST concert featuring two Salvation Army bands is being held in Cradley Heath next weekend.

Police seek good samaritans who stopped to help after a man was assaulted in a Kingswinford park

12:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a group of people with a child who stopped to help after a man was viciously assaulted in an unprovoked attack in a Kingswinford park.

Harvest services being held at Hurst Green Methodist Church

11:34am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HALESOWEN church is holding two services this Sunday to celebrate Harvest.

Belbroughton antiques dealer finds heirlooms worth £3,000 stashed in £20 ginger pot

Ludlow Advertiser: Steve Bubb, left, with his watches and Phil Sims from Sims Vintage with the ginger pot. Buy photo: BMM381407a

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN honest antiques dealer had a surprise when he opened up a £20 ginger pot to find more than £3,000 worth of antiques, including five pocket watches and other trinkets.

Modernisation of Rowley Regis Crematorium gets underway

Ludlow Advertiser: Sam Gaunt from funeral directors F.P Gaunt and Sons, Councillor Mahboob Hussain and Don Ward from Interclass at Rowley Regis Crematorium.

11:06am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE £1.3 million modernisation of the outdated Rowley Regis Crematorium has begun this week.

Biker fighting for life after Dudley smash

Ludlow Advertiser: Argus-Mark    Reporter-David   26-06-12
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12:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BIKER is fighting for his life after being thrown around 20 feet after a crash with a lorry in Dudley.

Trike rider hurt after lorry smash in Dudley

Ludlow Advertiser: Baby boy dies suddenly at holiday park

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital suffering with back pain and a head injury after a collision in Dudley.






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