Tuesday May 21
Police announce new top cop for Dudley North beat
DUDLEY has a new top cop after the arrival of Inspector Julie Mason to cover the region's northern sector.
Black Country Bugle
Picture of The Crooked House that featured on the front of the song sheet.
Another deep dig into the Bugle's archives has revealed the lyrics and music of a song, a jaunty number, all about The Crooked House at Himley, also known as The Glynne Arms, and The Siden House .
'Hopeless' spurned Dudley man jailed after 17-day crime spree
A DUDLEY man who felt his life was hopeless after a relationship breakdown has been jailed following a 17-day crime spree.
Man charged over fatal Cookley collision
A MAN has been charged with offences in relation to a road traffic collision in Cookley in which a woman died.
Black Country Bugle
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
Fancy a ghost story? Then sit tight and listen hard while we unfold a 360-year old yarn which has all the ingredients of a horror epic! The smell of brimstone, a phantom rider, a haunted wood and something bloated and worm-eaten which rises from the swamp to play the lead in a centuries-old nightmare drama and keep an annual date with sudden death! ... (more)
Dudley is a luckier place to live, Lotto figures show
Over the last two years the DY postcode area has shot up in the UK's rich rankings, for the most major prizes paid out to residents and for the most National Lottery millionaires.
Judge seeks victim update before sentencing road rage driver
A KINGSWINFORD man who has admitted seriously injuring a Dudley father-of-three in a road rage incident has been further remanded on bail by a Judge.
Kingswinford fire rips through farming equipment
Four fire crews including officers from Brierley Hill and Dudley worked throughout the night battling the blaze at Ketley Road after receiving the call at around 8pm last night.
Brierley Hill armed robber jailed for seven years
A BRIERLEY Hill armed robber who carried out a terrifying A 11,000 robbery has been locked up for seven years.
Zumba lovers to help keep lifeboats afloat
ZUMBA lovers can dance to their hearts content during June while helping to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Community heroes honoured at civic awards
CIVIC leaders sung the praises of community heroes after the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir were voted winners of this year's coveted Mayor's Award.