Council commits millions to protect most vulnerable
An additional £10 million is to be spent on looking after the most vulnerable in the borough after the budget was approved at tonight’s full council meeting.
New Deputy Chief Executive for Dudley Council
Dudley Council is set to have a new Deputy Chief Executive with Balvinder Heran set to join the authority later this month to take up the senior role.
Police appeal for help after Stourbridge assault
Police in Stourbridge are appealing for for information after two men were assaulted in the town last October.
Pandemic claims the lives of more than 3,800 people with dementia in the West Midlands
A staggering 3,800 people with dementia are estimated to have died from coronavirus in the West Midlands since the pandemic hit the UK in full force in March 2020.
Residents sign petition calling for action at blind Colley Gate junction
A petition calling for a traffic mirror to be installed at the junction of Windmill Hill and Toys Lane in Colley Gate has been signed by over 100 residents in a matter of days.
Residents leaving home for any reason encouraged to book symptom-free test
Health bosses in Dudley are now encouraging anyone who needs to leave their home for any reason to get regular, rapid symptom-free Covid-19 tests.
Investigation launched after man killed in hit-and-run
Police have launched an investigation after a pedestrian was killed in a hit and run collision in the Black Country yesterday afternoon.
University welcomes news of housing department HQ in Wolverhampton
Plans to set-up a second headquarters for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in the city of Wolverhampton has been welcomed by the University of Wolverhampton.
PM offers Britain's stadiums for all of the European Championship with eyes on 2030 World Cup bid
The prime minister has offered Britain's stadiums for the whole European Championship while eyeing a bid for the 2030 World Cup.
COVID-19: Single AstraZeneca or Pfizer dose 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over 80s
A single shot of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisation among the over 80s, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Second World War bomb detonated in Exeter leaving hundreds unable to return home
Hundreds of residents from properties surrounding the site where a Second World War German bomb was detonated are still not allowed back in their homes.
Obesity report: Reducing fat content in food could stop 4.5m people becoming overweight, study suggests
Cutting down fat in foods could prevent 4.5 million people from becoming overweight or obese in the UK, a new study suggests.
COVID-19: Download Festival cancelled again due to lockdown, say 'heartbroken' organisers
The Download Festival has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic for the second year running, its "heartbroken" organisers have said.
Lady Gaga's dog walker had 'very close call with death' after shooting and praises 'guardian angel' canine
The man who was walking Lady Gaga's three dogs when he was shot as thieves stole two of them says he had "a very close call with death".
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot announces she's pregnant - 'here we go again!'
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has announced she is pregnant with her third child.
Taylor Swift hits out at Netflix show Ginny and Georgia over 'lazy' and 'deeply sexist' joke
Taylor Swift has criticised a Netflix show for containing a joke about her which the singer called "lazy" and "deeply sexist".