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Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

The ground-breaking programme ran on ITV for more than 40 years, while Cash was also a jazz fanatic who played with Dudley Moore

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PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to schools in one borough as part of measures to ensure children can return safely [...]

Read full article: PPE being given to Dudley schools as the...→
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Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris have been entertaining residents of Snowshill Gardens, Dudley, during the weekly Clap for Carers event

Read full article: Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser...→
Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

The sky is blue, the sun is shining, the flamingoes are basking in unseasonably good weather. The peacock has also decided to stretch his legs, after a fall-ou [...]

Read full article: Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment p...→
Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Police uncovered a range of weapons – including a machete and knuckledusters – and a large amount of cannabis during a raid at two properties in the Black Coun [...]

Read full article: Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and c...→
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Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

A coroner has recorded a woman's death as suicide after she overdosed on sleeping and anti-depressant tablets, an inquest heard.

Read full article: Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medicatio...→
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Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris performed Queen's We Will Rock You during the Clap for Carers event in Snowshill Gardens, Dudley

Read full article: Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock Yo...→
Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after being found in a critical condition in Dudley.

Read full article: Cyclist found in critical condition in D...→
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Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Finance chiefs have hailed Dudley as 'ahead of the curve' after £50,000 of financial support was given to businesses in Halesowen.

Read full article: Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost...→
Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

A cannabis factory was discovered after a fire broke out at a house in Dudley today.

Read full article: Cannabis factory discovered after fire s...→
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Dudley police thank school messages of support

Dudley police thank school messages of support

Police in Dudley have thanked a primary school for their supportive messages to key workers.

Read full article: Dudley police thank school messages of s...→
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Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

As UK-US trade talks begin, Marco Longhi, the Conservative MP for Dudley North, says Britain's future trade relationships must focus on boosting wealth creatio [...]

Read full article: Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy mus...→
WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

Eyesore building Cavendish House has finally disappeared from Dudley’s skyline after its demolition was completed.

Read full article: WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is...→
Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Philip Peace was arrested eight months after his five-month-old daughter died in September 2017

Read full article: Dudley father appears in court charged w...→
Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

McDonald's operating a limited menu and strict opening times of 11am at branches in Walsall, Wolverhampton, Bilston and Dudley

Read full article: Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's d...→
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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by  a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

I care about free speech and a free Press, without which corruption and injustice flourish, but at times there is a heavy price to be paid.

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views...→
Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

A BABY girl is seriously injured and a woman fighting for life after being “attacked” at a home near Dudley. Emergency crews descended on the home in Tipton at [...]

Read full article: Baby girl seriously injured and woman fi...→
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Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

A grieving widow lost more than £1,100 after a thief stole her purse and used her card to withdraw cash from her account.

Read full article: Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched ...→
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Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

The 17-year-old was hit by a car that mounted the pavement in Aintree Way, Dudley

Read full article: Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police h...→
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Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

A police appeal has been launched in a bid to reunite suspected stolen bikes and satnavs in Dudley.

Read full article: Police appeal to reunite bikes and satna...→
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Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

A further six men have been charged with burglary offences after cannabis farm raid in Dudley which left two men dead.

Read full article: Six more men charged in connection with ...→
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Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

A team of community heroes are providing a lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley through free food deliveries and online cooking classes.

Read full article: Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifel...→
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Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash.

Read full article: Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudl...→
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Coronavirus: Dudley health staff may get freedom of borough

Dudley's health workers could be given the freedom of the borough in recognition of their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Dudley health staff may get...→
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Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Tips will reopen in Staffordshire and two Black Country boroughs from next week, it has been announced.

Read full article: Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips t...→
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Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

The owner of a Dudley pub has turned to sewing during lockdown – in order to make wash bags for frontline NHS staff.

Read full article: Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Li...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

I was intending to write a cheerful column about the positive side of my lockdown when I was a bit derailed by an upsetting message from Eoghan Harris, my old [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very...→
Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a stinger was deployed in The Parade, Dudley

Read full article: Car stung by police after dramatic chase...→
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Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

A weapon, drugs and cash were all discovered by police tracking down a suspected stolen car in Dudley.

Read full article: Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car se...→
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All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

Dudley Town are setting their sights high next season after confirming Matty Lovatt will once again lead their bid for glory.

Read full article: All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co ...→
Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs for a planned monument to honour key workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic have been revealed.

Read full article: Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument...→
Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Two recent happenings made an unexpected connection for me very recently. One was an intensification of the campaign to have the next Irish Government endorse [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no ti...→
How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

A range of takeaways are offering delivery services in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley

Read full article: How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to...→
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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

I have always hated William Golding's novel Lord Of The Flies, which so many students were force-fed. The name Lord Of The Flies is a literal translation of th [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemi...→
Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Special 'thank you' messages are appearing on roads in a Black Country borough – in recognition of those on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Thank you messages printed on Dudley roa...→
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Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

A court heard how David Dudley Miller, 39, from Grimsby caused £500 worth of damage when he broke into The Princes of Wales cancer ward

Read full article: Man breaks into cancer ward before downi...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

At least the claim enthusiastically made by Sinn Fein and taken up by anti-British commentators in both islands, that the death rate in Northern Ireland due to [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to st...→

Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road

Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road Hospital in Dudley in 1958. He was a pupil at St John's Primary School and late [...]

Read full article: Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV ...→
Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

A Dudley pensioner died after being admitted to hospital following a fall then testing positive for coronavirus.

Read full article: Inquest told how pensioner died in hospi...→
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Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

A Black Country Imam found guilty of indecently assaulting two young girls at his mosque is believed to have gone on the run to Bangladesh.

Read full article: Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent ass...→
Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

A weapon, drugs and cash were all discovered by police tracking down a suspected stolen car in Dudley.

Read full article: Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car se...→
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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by  a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

I care about free speech and a free Press, without which corruption and injustice flourish, but at times there is a heavy price to be paid.

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views...→
PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to schools in one borough as part of measures to ensure children can return safely [...]

Read full article: PPE being given to Dudley schools as the...→
  • #Dudley
Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs for a planned monument to honour key workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic have been revealed.

Read full article: Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument...→
Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

A grieving widow lost more than £1,100 after a thief stole her purse and used her card to withdraw cash from her account.

Read full article: Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched ...→
  • #Dudley
Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

The sky is blue, the sun is shining, the flamingoes are basking in unseasonably good weather. The peacock has also decided to stretch his legs, after a fall-ou [...]

Read full article: Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment p...→
How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

A range of takeaways are offering delivery services in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley

Read full article: How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to...→
  • #Dudley
Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

The 17-year-old was hit by a car that mounted the pavement in Aintree Way, Dudley

Read full article: Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police h...→
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Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

A coroner has recorded a woman's death as suicide after she overdosed on sleeping and anti-depressant tablets, an inquest heard.

Read full article: Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medicatio...→
  • #Dudley
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

I have always hated William Golding's novel Lord Of The Flies, which so many students were force-fed. The name Lord Of The Flies is a literal translation of th [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemi...→
Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

A court heard how David Dudley Miller, 39, from Grimsby caused £500 worth of damage when he broke into The Princes of Wales cancer ward

Read full article: Man breaks into cancer ward before downi...→
Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

A team of community heroes are providing a lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley through free food deliveries and online cooking classes.

Read full article: Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifel...→
  • #Dudley
Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Finance chiefs have hailed Dudley as 'ahead of the curve' after £50,000 of financial support was given to businesses in Halesowen.

Read full article: Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost...→

Coronavirus: Dudley health staff may get freedom of borough

Dudley's health workers could be given the freedom of the borough in recognition of their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Dudley health staff may get...→
  • #Dudley
Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

A cannabis factory was discovered after a fire broke out at a house in Dudley today.

Read full article: Cannabis factory discovered after fire s...→
  • #Dudley

Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road

Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road Hospital in Dudley in 1958. He was a pupil at St John's Primary School and late [...]

Read full article: Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV ...→
Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

The owner of a Dudley pub has turned to sewing during lockdown – in order to make wash bags for frontline NHS staff.

Read full article: Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Li...→
Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

As UK-US trade talks begin, Marco Longhi, the Conservative MP for Dudley North, says Britain's future trade relationships must focus on boosting wealth creatio [...]

Read full article: Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy mus...→
Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

A Dudley pensioner died after being admitted to hospital following a fall then testing positive for coronavirus.

Read full article: Inquest told how pensioner died in hospi...→
  • #Dudley
Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

I was intending to write a cheerful column about the positive side of my lockdown when I was a bit derailed by an upsetting message from Eoghan Harris, my old [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very...→
Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Philip Peace was arrested eight months after his five-month-old daughter died in September 2017

Read full article: Dudley father appears in court charged w...→
Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

McDonald's operating a limited menu and strict opening times of 11am at branches in Walsall, Wolverhampton, Bilston and Dudley

Read full article: Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's d...→
  • #Dudley
Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

The ground-breaking programme ran on ITV for more than 40 years, while Cash was also a jazz fanatic who played with Dudley Moore

Read full article: Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank ...→
All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

Dudley Town are setting their sights high next season after confirming Matty Lovatt will once again lead their bid for glory.

Read full article: All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co ...→
Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

A BABY girl is seriously injured and a woman fighting for life after being “attacked” at a home near Dudley. Emergency crews descended on the home in Tipton at [...]

Read full article: Baby girl seriously injured and woman fi...→
  • #Dudley
Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris have been entertaining residents of Snowshill Gardens, Dudley, during the weekly Clap for Carers event

Read full article: Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser...→
Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Two recent happenings made an unexpected connection for me very recently. One was an intensification of the campaign to have the next Irish Government endorse [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no ti...→
Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Police uncovered a range of weapons – including a machete and knuckledusters – and a large amount of cannabis during a raid at two properties in the Black Coun [...]

Read full article: Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and c...→
  • #Dudley
Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

A police appeal has been launched in a bid to reunite suspected stolen bikes and satnavs in Dudley.

Read full article: Police appeal to reunite bikes and satna...→
  • #Dudley
Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris performed Queen's We Will Rock You during the Clap for Carers event in Snowshill Gardens, Dudley

Read full article: Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock Yo...→
Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Special 'thank you' messages are appearing on roads in a Black Country borough – in recognition of those on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Thank you messages printed on Dudley roa...→
  • #Dudley
Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

A further six men have been charged with burglary offences after cannabis farm raid in Dudley which left two men dead.

Read full article: Six more men charged in connection with ...→
  • #Dudley
Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after being found in a critical condition in Dudley.

Read full article: Cyclist found in critical condition in D...→
  • #Dudley
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

At least the claim enthusiastically made by Sinn Fein and taken up by anti-British commentators in both islands, that the death rate in Northern Ireland due to [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to st...→
Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash.

Read full article: Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudl...→
  • #Dudley
Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Tips will reopen in Staffordshire and two Black Country boroughs from next week, it has been announced.

Read full article: Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips t...→
  • #Dudley
Dudley police thank school messages of support

Dudley police thank school messages of support

Police in Dudley have thanked a primary school for their supportive messages to key workers.

Read full article: Dudley police thank school messages of s...→
  • #Dudley
WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

Eyesore building Cavendish House has finally disappeared from Dudley’s skyline after its demolition was completed.

Read full article: WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is...→
Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

A Black Country Imam found guilty of indecently assaulting two young girls at his mosque is believed to have gone on the run to Bangladesh.

Read full article: Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent ass...→
Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a stinger was deployed in The Parade, Dudley

Read full article: Car stung by police after dramatic chase...→
  • #Dudley
Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's drive-thrus as 13 reopen

McDonald's operating a limited menu and strict opening times of 11am at branches in Walsall, Wolverhampton, Bilston and Dudley

Read full article: Huge queue at Black Country McDonald's d...→
  • #Dudley
Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car search

A weapon, drugs and cash were all discovered by police tracking down a suspected stolen car in Dudley.

Read full article: Weapons and drugs found in Dudley car se...→
  • #Dudley
Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank Show, which changed the arts landscape of Britain – obituary

The ground-breaking programme ran on ITV for more than 40 years, while Cash was also a jazz fanatic who played with Dudley Moore

Read full article: Tony Cash, co-creator of The South Bank ...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by  a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views held by a significant portion of the Press spells danger for all

I care about free speech and a free Press, without which corruption and injustice flourish, but at times there is a heavy price to be paid.

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: Narrow-minded views...→
All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co sign

Dudley Town are setting their sights high next season after confirming Matty Lovatt will once again lead their bid for glory.

Read full article: All systems go at Dudley as Lovatt & Co ...→
PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

PPE being given to Dudley schools as they reopen

Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to schools in one borough as part of measures to ensure children can return safely [...]

Read full article: PPE being given to Dudley schools as the...→
  • #Dudley
Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

Baby girl seriously injured and woman fighting for life after 'attack' at a home in Dudley

A BABY girl is seriously injured and a woman fighting for life after being “attacked” at a home near Dudley. Emergency crews descended on the home in Tipton at [...]

Read full article: Baby girl seriously injured and woman fi...→
  • #Dudley
Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument plan

Designs for a planned monument to honour key workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic have been revealed.

Read full article: Designs revealed for Dudley NHS monument...→
Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris have been entertaining residents of Snowshill Gardens, Dudley, during the weekly Clap for Carers event

Read full article: Rock 'n' dhol duo launch NHS fundraiser...→
Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched following shopping trip to Dudley

A grieving widow lost more than £1,100 after a thief stole her purse and used her card to withdraw cash from her account.

Read full article: Widow loses £1,100 after purse snatched ...→
  • #Dudley
Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no time for little complexities of real life in its dummy's guide to Middle East

Two recent happenings made an unexpected connection for me very recently. One was an intensification of the campaign to have the next Irish Government endorse [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley-Edwards: Sinn Fein has no ti...→
Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment plans

The sky is blue, the sun is shining, the flamingoes are basking in unseasonably good weather. The peacock has also decided to stretch his legs, after a fall-ou [...]

Read full article: Virus blows a hole in zoo's investment p...→
How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to your door during the lockdown

A range of takeaways are offering delivery services in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley

Read full article: How to get a Caribbean meal delivered to...→
  • #Dudley
Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and cash seized

Police uncovered a range of weapons – including a machete and knuckledusters – and a large amount of cannabis during a raid at two properties in the Black Coun [...]

Read full article: Raid in Dudley sees weapons, drugs and c...→
  • #Dudley
Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police hunting driver

The 17-year-old was hit by a car that mounted the pavement in Aintree Way, Dudley

Read full article: Teen injured in 'hit-and-run' - police h...→
  • #Dudley
Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

Dudley woman, 69, overdosed on medication, inquest hears

A coroner has recorded a woman's death as suicide after she overdosed on sleeping and anti-depressant tablets, an inquest heard.

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Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

Police appeal to reunite bikes and satnavs with owners

A police appeal has been launched in a bid to reunite suspected stolen bikes and satnavs in Dudley.

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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Coronavirus pandemic has shown us that the majority of people are basically good

I have always hated William Golding's novel Lord Of The Flies, which so many students were force-fed. The name Lord Of The Flies is a literal translation of th [...]

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Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Watch neighbours perform We Will Rock You during Clap for Carers

Ravi Bakshi and Rob Harris performed Queen's We Will Rock You during the Clap for Carers event in Snowshill Gardens, Dudley

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Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Thank you messages printed on Dudley roads for key workers

Special 'thank you' messages are appearing on roads in a Black Country borough – in recognition of those on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

Six more men charged in connection with fatal cannabis raid in Dudley

A further six men have been charged with burglary offences after cannabis farm raid in Dudley which left two men dead.

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Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

Man breaks into cancer ward before downing bottles of sanitiser and urinating

A court heard how David Dudley Miller, 39, from Grimsby caused £500 worth of damage when he broke into The Princes of Wales cancer ward

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Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

Cyclist found in critical condition in Dudley

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital after being found in a critical condition in Dudley.

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Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

Tuck in: Community heroes bringing lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley

A team of community heroes are providing a lifeline to vulnerable people across Dudley through free food deliveries and online cooking classes.

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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Isn't it time to stop misusing the statistics on virus death rates to score a political point?

At least the claim enthusiastically made by Sinn Fein and taken up by anti-British commentators in both islands, that the death rate in Northern Ireland due to [...]

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Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Halesowen firms given £50,000 boost

Finance chiefs have hailed Dudley as 'ahead of the curve' after £50,000 of financial support was given to businesses in Halesowen.

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Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

Drink driving arrest after crash in Dudley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash.

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Coronavirus: Dudley health staff may get freedom of borough

Dudley's health workers could be given the freedom of the borough in recognition of their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

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Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

Cannabis factory discovered after fire sat Dudley house

A cannabis factory was discovered after a fire broke out at a house in Dudley today.

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Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Walsall, Dudley and Staffordshire tips to reopen next week

Tips will reopen in Staffordshire and two Black Country boroughs from next week, it has been announced.

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Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road

Lenny Henry is a comedian, actor and TV personality. He was born at Burton Road Hospital in Dudley in 1958. He was a pupil at St John's Primary School and late [...]

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Dudley police thank school messages of support

Dudley police thank school messages of support

Police in Dudley have thanked a primary school for their supportive messages to key workers.

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Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

Help on tap at Dudley pub as landlady Lisa sews wash bags for frontline workers

The owner of a Dudley pub has turned to sewing during lockdown – in order to make wash bags for frontline NHS staff.

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Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

Marco Longhi MP: Trade deal strategy must benefit Midlands

As UK-US trade talks begin, Marco Longhi, the Conservative MP for Dudley North, says Britain's future trade relationships must focus on boosting wealth creatio [...]

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Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

Inquest told how pensioner died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

A Dudley pensioner died after being admitted to hospital following a fall then testing positive for coronavirus.

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WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

WATCH: Dudley eyesore Cavendish House is no more as demolition complete

Eyesore building Cavendish House has finally disappeared from Dudley’s skyline after its demolition was completed.

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Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

Ruth Dudley Edwards: An old ally is very ill and a virus threatens our way of life, but there is still much to enjoy

I was intending to write a cheerful column about the positive side of my lockdown when I was a bit derailed by an upsetting message from Eoghan Harris, my old [...]

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Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

Dudley Imam found guilty of indecent assault on two girls 'has fled to Bangladesh'

A Black Country Imam found guilty of indecently assaulting two young girls at his mosque is believed to have gone on the run to Bangladesh.

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Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Dudley father appears in court charged with murdering baby daughter

Philip Peace was arrested eight months after his five-month-old daughter died in September 2017

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Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

Car stung by police after dramatic chase through town

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a stinger was deployed in The Parade, Dudley

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