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  1. Holbeche House near Kingswinford, where a gang of Gunpowder Plot conspirators came...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    On 24 March 1603, Good Queen Bess died at Richmond Palace aged 69, and with her, the Tudor dynasty. Without having any children to succeed her to the throne, her cousin, the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots' son, James VI of Scotland, was called upon to unite the kingdoms of England and Scotland under one banner, and on 25 July the same year he was crowned King James I. A new age dawned for the start of a new century, and fresh hope among the down trodden Catholics that the new king would allow their religion more tolerance.

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  2. Dudley's volunteers honoured at 12th annual awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Dudleynews.co.uk

    The borough's twelfth volunteer awards took place on October 16 when around 300 guests paid tribute to people who make a difference to their communities. The ceremony, hosted by Dudley Council for Voluntary Service, saw presentations in nine categories from civic, business and community leaders.

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  3. George Broome at Noah Hingley's, far rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Black Country Bugle

    One Friday morning, September 18, 2009, I had a chance meeting with a then-unknown gentleman at my local parish church, St Michael's in Tividale. The affable stranger introduced himself as Andrew Johnson from Kingswinford, and the purpose of his visit was researching the war dead of the 1914-18 war.

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  4. Hotshots make historic startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    Their latest 5-0 win against Netherton Sports and Social opened up a four point lead, and they've lost only one frame in four matches. Luke Higginbotham, Jon Bate, Richard Haney, Callum Downing and Luke Garland, who ended Steve Howell's hitherto unbeaten start, all won.

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  5. Free workshops to help Stourbridge people get onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    FREE computer workshops are on offer at libraries across Stourbridge next week to help people learn basic skills and get online. The workshops are part of the nationwide Get Online Week and are run by Dudley Council's library service and the adult and community learning team.

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  6. Hotshots continue fine formRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    Luke Higginbotham, Jon Bate, Rich Haney and Callum Downing all won again and they were assisted this week by veteran campaigner, Russ Edwards, who inflicted the first defeat on Chris Price, as they took all five frames on the tables of Moor Pool and Snooker A. Completing a great night for the Langley club, the Hotshots' A team, defending champions, defeated Moor P&S's B team 5-0, although Dave Green was taken to the black ball by Lee Whitehouse. Norton Social A appear set for another successful season, last season's 3rd placed team winning 4-1 away to West Midlands Police, last year's runners-up.

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  7. MORE than 200 runners did battle in this year's Kinver Rotary 10K which took place on Sunday.Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    Organised by the Rotary Club of Kinver for Dudley's Action Heart charity, the event is considered one of the toughest races of its kind in the country. Race director John Gillett admitted the event wasn't for the faint-hearted and said: "It's especially tough terrain.

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  8. Man rescued by pub staff after Kingswinford blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    BRAVE pub staff rushed to the rescue of an elderly man when they saw his Kingswinford home had gone up in flames. Staff at The Mount Pleasant pub dialled 999 after seeing smoke billowing from the neighbouring property on Cot Lane at around 11.40am this morning .

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  9. How did a young Rowley Regis church chaplain end up dead 4,500 miles...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | IcLichfield

    Geoff Jones is trying to discover the stories of eight men - including the Rev William Dimmock - named on a memorial plaque at the Trinity Methodist Chapel in Netherton How did a young church minister from the Black Country come to be killed in a battle 4,500 miles away from his home? The Rev William Dimmock died in the Battle of Bukoba in East Africa in June 1915, at the age of 25. Among his fellow soldiers were English-born big game hunters, a British millionaire, several American cowboys, a Scottish lighthouse keeper, a circus clown, an opera singer, an Arctic explorer and a lion tamer. The ranks were further strengthened by veterans from the French Foreign Legion and a group of Russians who had escaped from Siberian prisons.

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  10. Hotshots off to great startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    HOTSHOTS Snooker Club B have made a terrific start to the Premier League season competing as a newly-formed team. Having defeated last year's runners up West Midlands Police in their first match, they had a comprehensive 5-0 victory over their own A team - the reigning Premier Division champions.

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  11. Before the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Hannah Samantha Jamie, aged 24, of George Road, Halesowen, was discharged conditionally for nine months, for stealing alcohol, worth A 72.67, from Aldi, Wollaston, on August 23. She must pay a victim surcharge of A 15 and A 85 court costs. Timothy Lee Brownhill, aged 39, of Standhills Road, Kingswinford, was given a three year community order for harassing a woman in Kingswinford between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 and intentionally exposing his genitals in Kingswinford on May 30. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 60 and A 600 court costs.

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  12. Before the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Hannah Samantha Jamie, aged 24, of George Road, Halesowen, was discharged conditionally for nine months, for stealing alcohol, worth A 72.67, from Aldi, Wollaston, on August 23. She must pay a victim surcharge of A 15 and A 85 court costs. Timothy Lee Brownhill, aged 39, of Standhills Road, Kingswinford, was given a three year community order for harassing a woman in Kingswinford between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 and intentionally exposing his genitals in Kingswinford on May 30. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 60 and A 600 court costs.

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  13. A gallant Black Country soldier who died just days before the ArmisticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Black Country Bugle

    The cottages and public house at Saltbrook End were probably familiar sights to Benjamin Green before he left for France AN article entitled "Letter home from a soldier at the front" was published in the Bugle last February from original information provided by Frank Lilley of Kingswinford. He had details of his great uncle, Benjamin Joseph Green, who served with the 18th Lancashire Fusiliers during the Great War.

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  14. Teams perform well in road relaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    ATHLETES from Dudley Kingswinford spent the weekend rubbing shoulders with the elite as runners competed in the Midland Counties Road Relays at Sutton Park on Saturday afternoon and the Worcester 10k the following morning. The 'blue hoops' were able to send a large force towards Birmingham with both the men and women managing to field two teams.

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  15. Discipline a problem for DKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    DK launch an attack on the South Leic-ester line but in the end too many penal-ties saw them slip to defeat. CARL Douglas says his side have to address their indiscipline on the pitch after a 37-6 defeat at South Leicester.

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  16. Dudleya s Arran Hudson in action against Scunthorpe on Saturday. 381426JHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    DUDLEY Kingswinford were slowly kicked to defeat - but director of rugby Carl Douglas was still pleased with his side's improvement. Douglas, though, was encouraged by what he saw: "It was much more positive in all sorts of areas.

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  17. Stourbridge fundraisers get set to enjoy cuppa for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    FUNDRAISERS across Stourbridge will be serving up cuppas and cakes this Friday to help raise funds for cancer sufferers as part of the World's Biggest Coffee Morning. The Parish Centre of Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Church, New Road, Stourbridge, will be hosting a coffee and cake morning from 10am to 1pm, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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  18. Black Country cops seek motorbike-riding thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    POLICE are on the hunt for a "cowardly" drive-by thief following a spate of incidents across the borough in which women have had their handbags snatched by a man on a motorcycle. The first theft happened outside Sainsbury's Amblecote, Sandringham Way, Withymoor, as a woman in her 60s was putting shopping into the boot of her car.

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  19. Dudleya s Arran Hudson in action against Scunthorpe on Saturday. 381426JHRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    DUDLEY Kingswinford were slowly kicked to defeat - but director of rugby Carl Douglas was still pleased with his side's improvement. Douglas, though, was encouraged by what he saw: "It was much more positive in all sorts of areas.

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  20. Replay: Birmingham and West Midlands news, weather, sport and traffic for September 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | IcWolverhampton

    Welcome to the Birmingham Mail's breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region.

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