We’ve extended our popular DZG education programme and are inviting teachers to come and find out more during a free open day! Due to demand we’re now offering more than 60 workshops for 2016/2017, with a diverse range of topics aimed for ...
This is the only activity to speak of on the sun at the moment, and with a decaying magnetic field no longer poses a threat for any M-class flare activity.
Not much other than a region of decaying plage is what can be seen here in this active region as it headed towards the limb in this image taken with the Skywatcher ED80 stopped down to 60mm at ~1400mm focal length with the homebrew CaK filter and the...
The seeing conditions were awful on sunday afternoon were awful in the unstable air following the passage of a cold front, but at least they offered clear skies, and, with the seeming distinct lack of good weather lately you have to make the most of ...
Not a huge amount happening on the disk today, a few active regions, and interesting a southern polar crown in the form of a filament - indicative of the phase we are in with the solar cycle.
Dudley Zoological Gardens staff had a sneak peak at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery’s new wildlife exhibition.
After a Daren trip on the Saturday a more sedate trip was called for on the Sunday.
We’re sending good luck to the adventurous abseilers who will be tackling Dudley Castle today to raise funds for Balls to Cancer.
Our British Food Fortnight celebrations are continuing this weekend as we promote the use of seasonal produce and are offering £1 admission for children so families can find out more! From magnificent Bornean orangutans to cheeky Humboldt penguins, ...
HALF a century after a sweep of a bureaucrat's pen obliterated centuries of local history and tradition, Black Country folk are still angry at the loss of their old boroughs and boundaries.
We’ve started work on a £20,000 refurbishment of the Discovery Centre – which has been temporarily closed to visitors.
A DUDLEY shopfitting company has opened the doors on a long-locked room to find the headquarters of an old company fire brigade almost perfectly preserved, more than half a century after it stood down.
It’s officially autumn and we’ve reverted to reduced opening hours.
SINCE having an article published on the front page of the Bugle [Family tree shock as reader finds ancestor was murdered Bugle number 1242], I would like to thank you because I have caught up with a couple of people who I knew quite a few years ago.
Our youngest reindeer is now four weeks old and keepers have discovered we’ve got another girl, who they’ve named Jasmine.
One of DZG’s most familiar faces has landed a new role with us – meet our new Assistant Curator, Jay Haywood! The 33 year-old started work here straight from school at 16 years-old and has worked his way up the zoo ladder to his latest promotion.
It’s harvest time and we’re flying the flag for homegrown delights as part of British Food Fortnight.
The weather was frustrating today, it was gloriously sunny until the moment I looked through the scope when the clouds duly arrived.
The sun is very quiet at the moment, with only a few small spots and small regions of plage.
We’re looking forward to welcoming world-renowned architectural and heritage experts to DZG next month as part of an international conference on the restoration of our iconic Tectons.
All eyes will be on our beautiful Yasmin and Gawa today as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.
He may be called Ghost, but there’s no chance of not being able to see our alpha male reindeer at the moment! As the four year-old is sporting some pretty impressive headgear! Section Leader, Jay Haywood, said: “Male reindeer typically have ...
It's midway reminder time for The 12 months of Christmas Challenge.
We’re marking the Battle of Britain today and are proud to be flying the RAF flag from Dudley Castle.
We’re excited to launch DZG’s brand new website today! Working alongside Herefordshire-based web designers, the naked creative, our colourful page boasts all the information you need to know about the zoo and its history, the site’s iconic ...
Our anniversary 2017 calendar has arrived and hit the shelves in the Safari Gift Shop.
Our anniversary 2017 calendar has arrived and hit the shelves in the Safari Gift Shop.
STOURBRIDGE fire clay was famous the world over yet the very best was not found in Stourbridge but in Amblecote and Lye.
Come and help us celebrate International Red panda day this weekend, when children can gain entry for just 1! DZG Apprentice Keeper, Ellis Robinson and red panda, Yasmin No read more...
Come and help us celebrate International Red panda day this weekend, when children can gain entry for just £1! We’ll be shining the spotlight on our beautiful Tibetan two, Yasmin and Gawa, throughout Saturday and Sunday when visitors can find out ...
This site has not hidden the notion we DO NOT trust Theresa May's government to get the best deal for the British in our exit negotiations, the reasons are simple, she is a strong remain MP, she loves Europe, worst of all she refuses to introduce any...
Margot James answers MPs’ questions in relation to white goods product recall and employment protections.
Margot James responds on behalf of the Government to an adjournment debate on fire risk of faulty tumble dryers.
Hello Everyone We are excited to be preparing for the Harvest season.
Hi All The BCFB Warehouse is open as usual, Monday to Friday 9am-2pm.
This week ballot papers will arrive for a UCU NEC by-election for FE disabled members rep.
So Theresa is holding a big meeting at checkers, well don't hold your breath on the outcome, as most of her EU loving team want to submit to the EU's threats, made by the EU's autocratic unelected dictatorial masters.
All over the UK good and true Conservatives are worried that the “Remain” team inside this new cabinet will NOT deliver our Exit to Britain's best advantage.
Women workers’ banner at the black country museum workers institute It wasn’t too many decades ago that it was the tories who attacked the Labour party with the race card – if you want X for a neighbour vote Labour and all of that.
Hi All The Storehouse is Albion Street will be closed from (and including) Monday 29th August and reopen on Monday 5th September.
The new unelected Remain Prime Minister has now been appointed by the party board and all over the UK Brexit voters see no change in the direction of the UK's governance.
All over the UK following a world shattering referendum result our Government was given clear direct democratic instruction “LEAVE THE EU”, yet inside one week the very remain politicians in the Tory party helped by Labour are now ignoring your ...
I was delighted to attend the launch of Theresa May's campaign for the leadership this morning.
River Stour behind Lion Health Centre Murrays Chemist Thanks to our dedicated and committed volunteers we’ve almost completely cleared the River Stour behind the Lion Health Centre .
I’m writing to you as a Labour party member to beg you to respect the mandate of Jeremy Corbyn as leader.
Jean-Claude Juncker, Angela Merkel, François Hollande, Dave Cameron, James Morris , Margot James Sajid Javid, Tom Watson, Adrian Baily , Eddie Izzard, Peter Mandelson, Will Straw, Richard Branson, Sayeeda Warsi, Barack Obama, Christine Lagarde, Mark...
Wednesday 22nd June would have been Sarah Reed’s 33rd birthday.
The West Midlands Combined Authority intended to hold its inaugural AGM last Friday, 10 June, but a little local difficulty in the House of Commons meant that the legislation hadn’t been completed in time.
Just had a cry in the pouring rain and thought I would quickly express some thoughts about what happened today.
Following the shocking and tragic death of Jo Cox MP, the QA Event has been cancelled tonight.
Did Fleetwood Mac play Wolverhampton Civic Hall? This pic shows Dave Finely and Pamela Evans in the 1970s and a picture of the American/UK supergroup from this period.
The scene outside Sedgley Post Office today after the burglary on Sunday night Sedgley Post Office is usually a hive of activity at the start of each new week.
Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, will host a senior Cabinet Minister to answer questions and listen to comments from local residents in a session ahead of the forthcoming referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU).
Last night Mr Gove gave a passionate talk about the UK leaving Europe and how we can rid this country of unelected faceless people who over 40 years have dictated the very rules that have destroyed our society and factories, the same faceless rulers ...
While Cameron's team threaten you with World War 3 if we leave the EU, more sensibly today we offer you VAT free energy bills and a commitment to protect our British borders.
You are probably wondering how your child can afford the £9000 per year University fees, full in the knowledge some of our local MP's voted to raise them.
Our next event is Sunday June 5th at Murray’s, Bradley Road, Stourbridge.
Just over 50 years ago a great American president was stolen from the world, he foretold of a corrupt power that linked a number of governments, he said only a free press could inform and educate the people if Governments did wrong, weeks later JFK ...
Q and A today at King Edward VI College, Stourbridge featuring Margot and Rt Hon Justine Greening MP.
On Friday 29th April, Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, hosted the latest event in her Aspirations programme.