HND Fine Art Students Exhibit Drawings

Stourbridge College HND Fine Art students are exhibiting drawings at the Savoy Centre in Netherton on Tuesday 6th December between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm. The exhibition, called Displacement, aims to provide a loose fitting, yet considered reflection, on the term ‘displacement’ through drawing. Subject matter includes population movements, the perception of alternative worlds and • Read More »

Santa Claus is coming to town

Father Christmas will be making a star appearance in Brierley Hill town centre this weekend. Dudley Council will be hosting its Christmas lights switch on events in the Moor Centre in Brierley Hill on Saturday 19 November from 1pm to 5pm with new boy band Eli Prime performing at 1.30pm. Brierley Hill has a Christmas grotto • Read More »

Celebrity kick-start to Poundland in Stourbridge

Emmerdale actor Tom Lister, who plays Carl King, officially opened the new discount store in The Ryemarket at 10am on Saturday November 12. The grand opening took place two days after the store opened for customers, which will be boost for the town according to Ryemarket manager Karl Taylor. Mr Taylor said: “The store will • Read More »

Did you miss the spectacular “One Boy. One Town. One Big Idea!” last February?

You did?   Well here is your chance to see it again.  You can now watch the entire Dudley Performing Arts dance and drama production online (it’s in 3 parts, so you can even have an interval and make yourself a cuppa!). Featuring real life stories of local residents, this charming and entertaining production looks back on Brierley Hill’s past and • Read More »


THE LEUKAEMIA UNIT APPEAL (WHICH SUPPORTS THE GEORGINA UNIT) and ACTION HEART PRESENTED BY: GENTLEMEN SONGSTERS MALE VOICE CHOIR Featuring Guest Choir BUILTH WELLS MALE VOICE CHOIR ST MARY’S CHURCH, KINGSWINFORD 7:30 pm on SATURDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2011 TICKETS £5 EACH Tickets and information available from: Pauline Jenkins: 01902 680412 Mobile: 07727 134358 Georgina Charity • Read More »

Nautical fun in Netherton for anchor return

Many borough residents turned out to welcome home the replica Titanic anchor. The 15-and-three-quarter-ton anchor was officially unveiled in its new permanent position outside Netherton Arts Centre during a celebratory nautical-themed event on 17th September. The anchor, which was made last year as part of a Channel 4 documentary about the ill-fated Titanic, has spent • Read More »

Olly launches music spectacular at Merry Hill

Singing star Olly Murs performed an intimate gig at Merry Hill on Sunday 25th September to launch a music spectacular. The exclusive show, saw the X-Factor sensation sing a four-song set after hours, including his chart topping hits ‘ Please don’t let me go’ and ‘Heart skips a beat’ to 300 lucky listeners of BRMB, • Read More »

Brierley Hillness memories…

“All the big firms they all had a social club. I mean Round Oak social club we used to go dancing there as a teenager, I used to have dances every Friday night… and then Marsh’s one, that’s still standing… and they all had their football teams, and the cricket teams and they used to • Read More »