Black Country news
More than 1000 Easter Eggs have been donated by the public for sick children on hospital wards in Walsall & Birmingham.
Collision on town ring road on Sunday morning...
Police called after witnesses said they heard gunshots fired in Lichfield Street area...
Victim was punched to the ground in brawl at The Deer's Leap on Good Friday.
Two teenagers are injured in disorder in Wolverhampton during which police believe shots could have been fired.
Three people have been injured following a collision involving an ambulance service response vehicle and a BMW car in Walsall this morning.
Fewer patients are turning up to under-pressure AE departments in Midlands hospitals – but staff are struggling more than ever to cope.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man died after being assaulted during disorder at a Streetly pub last night.
Fresh hope was today given in the battle to save Dudley Hippodrome as it was revealed a business plan has been submitted by an entertainment company to bring it back to life.
Police descended on Wolverhampton city centre tonight after reports of a fracas which left two teenagers injured, while there were reports of gunshots being fired.
It was a day that people in the town will never forget.
The mother of Staffordshire murder victim Richard Deakin today welcomed a decision by top judges to uphold his killer’s jail sentence – calling him the ‘root of all evil’.
Two arrested after brawl in beer garden of The Deer's Leap...
Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after 2.40am collision...
Two officers have been hospitalised after a suspected drink driver ploughed into a police car in Dudley in the early hours of this morning.
Three people have been charged in connection with an attack on a teenage woman in the Black Country who had chemicals thrown in her face.
This was the dramatic scene as flames took hold in the bedroom of a home, sending a cloud of smoke into the sky.
Gamblers lost £24 million on high stakes machines in town centre bookies in the West Midlands in one year, figures have shown.
You may remember that I recently plugged a new parent and toddler walking and social group that was starting up a Chasewater - their first meeting and walk took place last Monday Morning, and a good time was had by all.
Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 19th April 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Quorn FC at Oak Park, and yet again the Woodmen triumphed over the visitors.
The Enjoy Bearwood Facebook page has announced one of the major acts on the main music stage in Lightwoods Park will be one of the founder member's of Dexy's Midnight Runners…Pete Williams! And hey… the headline act is still to ...
I have recently written about my mind, my brain, my feelings and all that jazz.
I've just noticed this one taking place on Easter Sunday morning (Sunday 20th April 2014) at Holland Park, Brownhills - an easter egg hunt (careful how you say that), kicking off from the play area at 10:30am.
Yesterday, Good Friday 18th April 2014, was a good day for a ride - with the day off and the sun shining (although not as warm as one would have thought), I headed out to Staffordshire to cath the sun and beauty of spring.
Saturday 19th April sees Walsall Wood FC at home to Quorn FC - can the Woodmen triumph? Continue reading →...
Enville Ales who partnered with the Friends of Lightwoods Park for last year’s beer festival on Mayday will be back in the park this year working in conjunction with Black Country Ales, the owners of the new bar in Bearwood.
There’s not going to be any possibility of a Lots post, so here are just a handful of recommended and/or eyecatching things for between now and the rest of the month: ~ Birmingham Opera Company are doing Mussorgsky’s “Khovanschina” (here ...
A massive thanks to staff at Oak Furniture Land, in Merry Hill, for their generosity in donating an incredible tiger cake made by the talented designer Annabel de Vetten , for Cakebomb .
RE the Wolverhampton Opera Company article in The Bugle (April 3 edition).
CRADLEY Forge Methodist Chapel is going to close this Easter.
AN online archive has been launched featuring previously unseen material relating to the Black Country's tower blocks.
IN response to the article on page 17 of The Bugle (April 3 edition) re Halesowen County Modern Boys School, the teacher 'Killer Crampton' who struck fear into all who crossed his path was my uncle.
FIFTY invited guests enjoyed a rally recently to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the restoration of the Titford Canal.
Its not just Easter Sunday when farm keepers have to hunt out eggs - as one mischievous hen is making them search every single day.
It's Easter morning and the Easter Bunny has been ...
Leyton Orient and Sky would both have hoped for significantly more to be riding on this fixture.
Halesowen Town have announced their first Golf Day to be held at Halesowen Golf Club on Sunday 18th May 2014.
Leyton Orient take on Wolverhampton Wanderers tomorrow afternoon in the Skybet League One.
Walsall take on Gillingham tomorrow afternoon in the Skybet League One.
In the latest of his regular columns, Scott Brotherton takes a look at the Saddlers' play-off chances and considers the impact of peaking too soon; With their play-off push finally ended, it’s time for the Saddlers to look towards another summer...
Easter Sunday, Sunday 20th March 2014 and it’s Walsall Living Legend Alan Buckley’s 63rd Birthday.
Mel - A Good Week Of Training Vitalfootball:WBA:19/04/2014 21:25:00 Head coach Pepe Mel has said that Albion have had a very good week of training ahead of the Manchester City game on Monday evening, and that everyone...
There is no time for the Glassboys to bask in their victory at Chesham on Saturday, as Banbury United are the visitors to Amblecote on Easter Monday.
DOLPHIN Lifts Midlands Ltd has officially opened a new extension at its offices in Oldbury.
Not only are Jenks and Cattell Engineering happy to be enjoying the Easterbreak, but are also proud to announce yet another excellent audit within the factory and shop floor based in Willenhall, Wolverhampton.
BIRMINGHAM-based carmaker MG UK has developed a new electric vehicle concept to help determine European demand for such a car.
Severn Trent to re-submit business plan after watchdog demands more information on Birmingham supply planTheBusinessDesk 17 Apr
MIDLAND utility Severn Trent Water is to resubmit its business plan to industry regulator Ofwat after the watchdog demanded to know more about its future supply plans for Birmingham.
The University of Warwick is proposing a new college backed by Jaguar Land Rover, Aero Engine Controls and Arup, which have had difficulty recruiting staff with the right abilities...
But the £75 million investment announced by American owners Mondelez International in January can pave the way for a ‘world-class’ future for the plant for another 100 years, says the man at the helm...
Dudley firm will use new backing to reorganise group following recent acquisition...
PASSENGER numbers at Birmingham Airport increased by 4.5% in March, compared with the same period last year.
- Lone Jogger in a Snowstorm
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Lone Jogger approaching Blackbrook Junction on the towpath of the Dudley No 2 Canal at Netherton, Dudley, West Midlands, England.
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