Dudley North MP, Ian Austin, has become the latest politician to leave the Labour party, in favour of sitting as an independent.
Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced a new partnership with solicitors FBC Manby Bowdler who have sponsored a dementia friendly Memory Café and variety show tour to reach out to those living with dementia.
A motorcyclist received advanced trauma care by ambulance staff following a road traffic collision in Dudley on Wednesday night.
Community groups and enthusiastic individuals are set to benefit from a funding and skill sharing project being held next month.
Couples planning to tie the knot can find out about getting married at Priory Hall at an open day next month.
Plans to simplify the complex range of rail fares and tickets available to passengers have been welcomed by the West Midlands Rail Executive.
New aquanatal exercise classes are starting next week for pregnant women at the borough’s three leisure centres.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was discovered with fatal injuries in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service has welcomed a challenge from NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, to vehicle manufacturers to help 'blue lights go green'.
The leader of Dudley Council has unveiled plans to help young people into work, including creating 150 apprenticeships.
Millions of pounds could be re-invested in Dudley as part of exciting council plans to establish a “buy local” model across the borough.
A borough-based military intelligence unit, which delivers intelligence support to frontline operations, has been granted Freedom of the Borough.
Dudley MP, Ian Austin, has shown his support for National Apprenticeship Week, which highlights the benefits of apprenticeships in a week-long celebration.
Star of 'Live At The Apollo' and 'Mock The Week', Zoe Lyons, is to headline the next big comedy night in Brierley Hill in May.
Band D Council Tax payers in the West Midlands will pay just £1.76 a year extra for their fire and rescue service and, at 17p a day, it’s the lowest fire service charge in England.
A leading international design and development expert is to join the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to advise on work to ensure economic growth benefits all the region’s diverse communities.
A Jack Sparrow look-a-like will be launching a new soft play pirate ship at an event to be held this morning at Sycamore Adventure in Dudley.
More than one billion pounds worth of investment will be showcased on the international stage at a global summit with potential investors next month.
More than 1,000 stolen items have been recovered by police in the last two years as part of an ongoing operation in Wolverhampton.
A man has been charged with damaging a pensioner’s car and then posing as a police officer to try and search his Halesowen home.
Hundreds of people have backed calls for a “fair deal for Dudley” when it comes to funding vital local services.
The former owner of a balti house which served a meal advertised as 'peanut-free' but which contained enough of a trace to give someone with an allergy an anaphylactic reaction has been sentenced.
A huge outdoor music and comedy festival will take place in the grounds of Himley Hall on Black Country Day.
A former police officer who uploaded indecent images and videos of children to the internet has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
HM Revenue and Customs is sharing the love this Valentine’s Day and encouraging married couples and those in a civil partnership to sign up for Marriage Allowance.
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
A new campaign urging young drivers to stay safe behind the wheel is being launched in Dudley.
There’ll be flapper style and Charleston glamour at this year’s annual Mayor’s charity ball as the annual event, which raises thousands for charity, is held at the Copthorne Hotel on Friday 5 April.
Millions of older people across the country are set to lose their TV licence in 2020 despite the Conservatives promising to protect free TV licences until 2022
Sandwell’s new Members of the UK Youth Parliament have pledged to tackle issues important to them including knife crime, loneliness and traffic issues on the school run.
Dudley Zoo is halfway to achieving its £800,000 target to build a new orangutan enclosure - but still needs your help!
Officers have launched a crackdown on off-road bikers in Dudley and have been using drones to help gather evidence.
A man caught on CCTV using a hired van to dump rubbish in broad daylight has been fined £400.
Two top borough venues have been shortlisted for a regional entertainment award.
Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a BP garage in Stourbridge in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was today backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Primary school headteachers across Dudley borough are being urged to support a campaign to encourage people to stop smoking outside schools.
Dudley Council has invested more than £1.3 million in local community groups to boost services for residents.
A man who was wanted in connection with a burglary that took place in October 2018 was arrested by officers in Halesowen over the weekend.
The Head of West Midlands Police’s Special Constabulary had his own extra special moment this week after receiving his MBE.
Tram tracks are now being laid in Birmingham city centre in a clear sign that construction of the West Midlands Metro extension to Centenary Square is continuing at pace and on schedule.
Community groups have the chance to bid for £5,000 to help increase the number of people cycling in Sandwell.
A high-tech initiative to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Dudley borough, including making it easier for people to send smartphone and dashboard camera footage of issues, has been launched.
The shortlist for the ‘Better Homes For All Awards has been revealed and a Black Country housing association is up for a prize.
Oldbury officers have thanked a local women’s group for their time knitting Trauma Teddies – cuddly toys given by police to children caught up in domestic incidents or ones in need of comfort.
An operation in Walsall targeting high crime areas and criminals who live in those areas continues with great success.
People from across Dudley borough are being invited to help shape a bright future for their communities at a special meeting.
Dudley Council is investing £300,000 to tackle illegal traveller encampments on beauty spots in the borough – as it was revealed plans to build a temporary travellers’ transit site in Coseley have been scrapped.
Plans to invest more than quarter of a billion pounds to improve council homes across Dudley borough, are expected to be given the green light by cabinet.
A master plan has been drawn up to help Dudley Council become an “outstanding” local authority for vulnerable youngsters and children in care.
Council bosses will be looking at how the authority plans for current and future school place provision at a meeting of its cabinet this week.
The owner of a Chinese takeaway in Dudley has been fined after inspectors uncovered a number of serious food hygiene failings.
Night vision camera traps have captured a family of badgers who have chosen to make Dudley Zoo their home.
Crooks have been ordered to hand back more than £3 million of ’dirty money’ in just 12 months after West Midlands Police pursued their ill-gotten gains.
A 20 year-old man’s been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in Bartley Green on Sunday.