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Planners reassure Brierley Hill stakeholders on jobs plan

Moves by the new coalition government to axe Regional Spatial Strategies will NOT stop plans to bring major new building projects for Brierley Hill according to Dudley Council’s Senior Planning Policy Officer Annette Roberts. Proposals to increase the size of the Merry Hill Centre, create over 2000 new homes and bring offices and 10,000 jobs […]

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High Street improvements to move forward?

Long awaited improvements to Brierley Hill High Street, funded from the Brierley Hill Sustainable Access Network scheme (which brought Venture Way to the town), are moving ahead. The scheme will involve the widening of pavements to create parking bays, new Puffin Crossings and a new bus stop on the Western Side of the High Street […]

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Preparations for Christmas Lights

Although it seems a long way off preparations are in hand for the Christmas lights in Brierley Hill High Street. Previous years have seen problems with the lights being extinguished as mains leads were polled out.  Now four new mains points are being installed to prevent a repetition of the trouble.  Christmas lights suppliers have […]

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See the new plans for Brierley Hill Campus

Stourbridge College has revealed the plans for its new £11 million state of the art Creative Industries Centre in Brierley Hill.  At a presentation to Brierley Hill Civic Society, Vice Principal Andy Sylvester told the meeting that the Centre, due to open in September 2011 will bring 600 full time students to the heart of […]

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‘Cafe Plus’ to bring new jobs and facilities to Brierley Hill – opening 1st June

” Cafe Plus ” – a  new coffee bar and convenience store in the new Brierley Hill Health and Social Care LIFT building on Venture Way will be opening on 1st June.  The cafe will be offering freshly made sandwiches, baguettes and jacket potatoes, with a huge choice of toppings. It will also include  a quality state […]

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Community Forum open meeting discusses car parking and transport

Tuesday saw local residents being given their chance to have a say on parking issues in Brierley Hill town centre when the Community Forum’s open meeting met at Bank Street Methodist Church.  Those attending the meeting heard that the introduction of car park charging at Merry Hill was, for legal reasons, some time off.  But […]

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Applause for Stourbridge College Brierley Hill Campus

  Members of Brierley Hill Town Centre Partnership burst into applause at the conclusion of a presentation by Elaine Giles, Vice Principal of Stourbridge College, on the latest proposal to build a campus in the centre of Brierley Hill.  The scheme had appeared to have hit the rocks last year fiasco a national funding fiasco […]

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Brierley Hill’s new health and social care centre scoops partnership award

Please note: this is NOT an NHS website.  Please do NOT leave personal information in the comments section.  Partners behind Brierley Hill’s new health and social care centre scooped their fourth award in December when Dudley Future Skills awarded it the “Partnership of the Year” accolade at an awards ceremony at the Savoy Centre, Netherton. […]

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