Charity helping young people across the Black Country get into work

Malvern Gazette: .

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN'S charity Barnardo’s is helping unemployed young people across the Black Country get on the career ladder.

Rowley Regis druggie tried to strangle his mum

Malvern Gazette: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

10:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DRUG addict has been jailed for 10 months after a court heard he tried to strangle his mother at her Rowley Regis home.

Police release suspect image in Netherton robber hunt

Malvern Gazette:

10:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man who ripped a gold chain from the neck of a shop worker.

Businessman bankrupt as property sale turns sour in the courts

Malvern Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Hamed says he'll fight a bankruptcy order made over a continent spanning case that went as far as the UK Supreme Court

Halesowen drinkers left in the dark

Malvern Gazette:

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DRINKERS will be left in the dark after councillors refused permission for a Halesowen pub to light up an outdoor bar and seating area.

Stourbridge people invited to have say on future of Mary Stevens Park

Malvern Gazette: Mary Stevens Park

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STOURBRIDGE folk are being urged to have their say on the future of Mary Stevens Park by taking part in a survey.

Dudley mum set for Sahara trek

Malvern Gazette: Leanne Williams getting set for her charity trek

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TIRELESS Dudley cancer champion Leanne Williams embarks on her biggest challenge to date early next month when she attempts a seven-day trek across the Sahara Desert.

Wollaston fly-tipper gets hit with fine

Malvern Gazette: FRAUD: Gareth Wyn Francis of Glanaman told friends he had cancer and required £28,000 to pay for treatment.

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOLLASTON man has been fined nearly £2,000 for fly-tipping in Kinver.

Cone to host Halloween fun sessions this weekend

Malvern Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE'LL be witches and wizards roaming around Wordsley this weekend.

Wind turbine blade smashes into Rowley Regis garden

Malvern Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FAMILY were left traumatised after a 4ft blade broke from a wind turbine in the grounds of a Rowley Regis school and spun out of control narrowly missing their house.

Fury after some of the worst traffic chaos in years hits Worcester

Malvern Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FURIOUS drivers have lamented "shocking" traffic problems which hit Worcester yesterday - after a council survey caused hideous tailbacks.

The skies of Redditch to light up with firework spectacular

11:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

RESIDENTS can once again watch in awe at the whiz, sparkle and pop of Redditch’s seasonal firework spectacular.

Baby died after delayed emergency birth

Malvern Gazette:

11:01am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HOSPITAL boss told an inquest there were lessons to be learned after a newborn died following a delayed emergency birth in Hereford.

Bromsgrove resident receives British Empire Medal

Malvern Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BROMSGROVE resident has received a British Empire Medal, (BEM), from the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire.

Man took an overdose of prescription medication, inquest hears

Malvern Gazette: (8305079)

10:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN open conclusion has been recorded at the inquest of a Redditch man found dead at his home.

Halloween Party

10:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WELLINGTON Heath's Memorial Hall will hold a Halloween Party on Friday October 31, from 7pm to 11:30 pm.

Binning the Biros to enhance communication and listening skills

Malvern Gazette: No Pens Day at Matchborough First School Academy: Millie Clarke, Ben Gladwin, and Chanelle Bolton, all six,  with Jay Poynter, aged five. Buy this photo RMM441401b at

10:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Redditch school binned the Biros and kicked the keyboards into touch for a special day.

Flower Show in Dymock

10:19am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Dymock and District Late Chrysanthemum and Autumn Show will take place in the Parish Hall, this Sunday, October 26, from 1.30pm - 4.30pm.

Ledbury Meeting

10:13am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE will be a meeting of Ledbury Town Council's environment and leisure committee on Thursday, November 20, from 7.30pm, in the Market House.

A-Board Complaints...

10:11am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over the number of advertising boards there on Ledbury's streets.

Caretaker shows he cares by raising hundreds for charity

Malvern Gazette: Paul Dainty ran the BUPA Great Birmingham Run. SP

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CARETAKER from a Redditch school has raised hundreds of pounds for two good causes by taking parting in the BUPA Great Birmingham Run.

Get a close look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire

9:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE can get a closer look at archaeological finds uncovered in Worcestershire at an event in the city next month.

Political football row over UKIP advert at Aggborough

Malvern Gazette:

10:06am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FURIOUS Kidderminster Harriers supporters are threatening to boycott games and withdraw sponsorship after the club allowed a UKIP advert to be put up in the ground.

Staff exodus puts bus routes under threat

Malvern Gazette:

9:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUS routes run by a crisis-hit Kidderminster company have been thrown into doubt due to a staff exodus.

"Do you want to save a life?": find out how at St John's Community Centre

Malvern Gazette: 2014599801. 16/05/14. Left to right - Graham Houghton from Neighbourhood Watch and inventor Rob Simpson with the Chain Reaction DNA Advanced Intruder Deterrent system that sprays a fine unique coded ultra-violet mist onto anyone trying to force their way

9:39am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FIRST aid training is taking place at St John's Community Centre in Swanpool Walk, St John's, Worcester tomorrow (Friday) between 10am and 1pm.

Link road set for 2015 start date

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WORK on Hereford’s Link Road has been given a Spring 2015 start date, after a public inquiry this week ruled in its favour.

Popular murder mystery evenings at the castle return

Malvern Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MYSTERIOUS murder evenings are returning to Worcestershire’s County Museum this November.

Halloween games for Safari Park tigers

Malvern Gazette: HALLOWEEN GAMES: Pumpkin bobbing for Hujan the Sumatran Tiger at West Midland Safari Park

9:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST Midlands Safari Park tigers have been taking part in a traditional Halloween game.

Talk on Lawrence of Arabia

8:47am Thursday 23rd October 2014

IF epic David Lean blockbuster Lawrence of Arabia has ever left anyone wanting to know more about TE Lawrence, Droitwich History and Archaeology Society is holding a talk all about the man on Wednesday, November 5.

Festive card shop to pop-up

Malvern Gazette: GOOD CAUSE CARDS: Pauline Jenkins, The Rev Andrew Manray, Stan Rose, Heather Prangley, and Madeleine Roy will be selling the festive cards to raise funds for charity.

8:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A POP-UP charity shop will be operating out of Baxter United Reformed Church from today (October 23).

Prime Minister praises Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he wants it to drop further

Malvern Gazette: Conservative Party leader David Cameron gives a speech on social justice, in south London. (11130763)

8:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DAVID Cameron has praised Worcester's falling youth unemployment rates - and says he will help "in every way" to bring it down further.

Have your say at county roadshows

Malvern Gazette: (8305079)

8:20am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE county councillors and senior officers are going back out on the road to give Worcestershire residents and businesses the opportunity to ask any questions they may have about the council's plans for the future.

Five things you need to know Thursday

Malvern Gazette:

8:08am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Five things you need to know Thursday

Art lovers invited to join Bromsgrove classes

Malvern Gazette:

7:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TOWNSFOLK with a love for art are being invited to join classes being held in Bromsgrove.

Launch of annual poppy appeal

Malvern Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Bewdley branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) is launching its latest annual poppy appeal next week.

Leisure centre staff wear it pink

Malvern Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STAFF at Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre are ditching their normal uniform tomorrow (October 24) as part of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Ludlow Assembly Rooms hosting fundraising auction tomorrow

6:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LUDLOW Assembly Rooms has secured more top prizes for its fund-raising auction tomorrow.

Scouts on the search for leaders

Malvern Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A KIDDERMINSTER Scout group is running week-long activities as part of its search for new leaders.

Terminal cancer teen's plea to Herefordians

Malvern Gazette:

12:28pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN inspirational teenager suffering from an incurable form of leukaemia is calling on Herefordshire residents to raise £10,000 for a blood cancer charity.

Cradley councillor boosts YMCA campaign

Malvern Gazette:

5:36pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BIG-HEARTED Cradley councillor, who fosters children, organised a mayoral reception in Dudley for the YMCA to highlight the organisation's work with children in need of a home.

Angry Hunnington villagers pack meeting over enforcement action

Malvern Gazette:

5:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ABOUT 50 angry villagers demanded enforcement action against a Hunnington landowner accused of “rural vandalism” at a special meeting of the parish council.

Bus route diverted onto Cradley Heath estate after protest

Malvern Gazette:

5:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE huge outcry over the removal of buses on Cradley Heath's Lodgefield estate has had an impact.

Judge issues warning to witnesses who made moonwalk video while waiting to give evidence

Malvern Gazette: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

3:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO young Brierley Hill men involved in making a Michael Jackson moonwalk video as they waited to give evidence in an assault trial have been given a ticking off by a judge.

Horror night at Halesowen school

Malvern Gazette:

5:12pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AS Halloween approaches, a Halesowen school is being transformed into the venue for a terrifying zombie night when ghosts and ghouls run riot in the corridors and classrooms.

Stourbridge school to host classical music concert this weekend

Malvern Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CLASSICAL music lovers are in for a treat this Sunday (October 26) when the Central England Ensemble presents its prizewinner's concert at Old Swinford Hospital's Foleyan Centre.

Dudley cannabis farmer grew plants in his loft

Malvern Gazette: Cannabis factory found in garage

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man caught growing 12 cannabis plants in his loft has been given a 26 week jail term suspended for two years.

Anger as Clent parish councillors snub their own meeting

Malvern Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

UNHAPPY Hagley residents hit out after this week's Clent Parish Council meeting had to be called off - because only two councillors turned up.

Teen used car stolen in Dudley for Rowley Regis raid

Malvern Gazette: Dudley man jailed for punching ex while she held a baby

3:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BLACK Country teenager who used a car he stole from a house in Dudley in a robbery at a Rowley Regis store has been locked up for five years three months.

Memorial dash raises the cash

Malvern Gazette:

3:21pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A STOURPORT dad who died from a brain tumour has once again been honoured at an annual running event organised by his family.

Dudley man died after taking cocktail of drugs

Malvern Gazette: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DUDLEY man died after taking a cocktail of drugs, an inquest was told.

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