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Who won in Dudley in 2022 local elections?

The Tories avoided major damage as both main parties increased their number of councillors Labour made small gains in Dudley but it's arguably the Conservatives who will be the happier party after the local elections. Labour increased their number of councillors by three, while the Tories added one.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  17 days ago 16
Who won in Dudley in 2022 local elections?

Service recognises work of Dudley social care workers during Covid

THE efforts of social care workers in the fight against coronavirus in Dudley borough were honoured at a special ceremony. The Reverend James Treasure, vicar at Top Church in Dudley, led a service at Coronation Gardens today (March 17), which included a two-minute silence to remember those who lost their lives on the frontline.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 1
Service recognises work of Dudley social care workers during Covid

Dudley green belt sites to be taken out of Black Country Plan

TWO Dudley borough green belt sites are being thrown out of a major planning document with more under review. Dudley planners are working on the borough’s aspect of the Black Country Plan following a major consultation which saw more than 20,800 people respond and a further 18,000 sign petitions, with the majority calling for green belt sites to be removed from the document.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Dudley green belt sites to be taken out of Black Country Plan

Dudley Council's statement on mystery high pitched noise plaguing residents

Health officers will assess the noise and "take any action required", the authority said Dudley Council has asked residents who have reported a mystery high pitched noise to record when it happens so health officers can head to the scene. It comes after people in the DY2 postcode area took to social media to complain about the noise - which some say goes on all day.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 31
Dudley Council's statement on mystery high pitched noise plaguing residents

Dodgy builder falsified his certificates and then botched £32,000 extension

A rogue builder has been ordered to pay compensation to a couple after wrecking their home botching a £32,000 extension. Dudley Council’s trading standards tracked down and prosecuted Paul Tompkinson, of Corbett Road, Brierley Hill, after he falsified certificates and broke several planning regulations.

expressandstar.com ,  2 months ago 4
Dodgy builder falsified his certificates and then botched £32,000 extension

Residents warned over scammers posing as council housing repairs team

Residents have been warned of a scam by bogus callers pretending to be from the council. Dudley Council’s scams unit has received numerous calls from concerned residents who have been targeted over the phone. The scammers claim to be from the council’s housing repairs team before offering to book in a housing repairs.

expressandstar.com ,  2 months ago 8
Residents warned over scammers posing as council housing repairs team

Needy parents offered help with groceries for children

Low income parents of young children are encouraged to apply for free financial support worth hundreds of pounds to spend on milk, fruit and vegetables. The NHS Healthy Start initiative supports parents with at least one child under the age of four, who are on a qualifying benefit and a low income.

expressandstar.com ,  2 months ago 4
Needy parents offered help with groceries for children

Dudley scams unit warns of reports of bogus callers

THE Dudley borough's scams unit has been receiving reports of bogus callers pretending to be from the council’s housing repairs team. Dudley Council's scams unit has received numerous calls from concerned residents who have been targeted over the phone. The callers claim they can book in a housing repair but state before they can book it in, they need to take some personal details or a rent payment in advance in some cases.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Dudley scams unit warns of reports of bogus callers

Dudley tops the table for first, second and third Covid jabs

DUDLEY'S health chiefs say more people have been vaccinated against coronavirus in the borough than anywhere else in the Black Country. Dudley topped the table for first, second and third jabs according to the latest figures. A total 85 per cent of people living in the borough have had their first vaccine with 79 per cent getting their second dose, and 62 per cent of people have had a third jab.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Dudley tops the table for first, second and third Covid jabs

Park Active exercise sessions in Kates Hill to relaunch in March

Free Park Active exercise sessions in Kates Hill are to relaunch, as the project marks its third anniversary. The circuit-based fitness classes will return to Buffery Park on Wednesdays from 9.30 to 10.15am, beginning March 2. After 12 months of disruption due to COVID-19 restrictions, Park Active has recovered strongly with volunteers and participants eager to get back into the great outdoors.

blackcountryradio.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Park Active exercise sessions in Kates Hill to relaunch in March

Free Bhangra fitness classes for mums on offer

NEW Bhangra fitness classes on offer to help mums across Dudley to get active. Free sessions are being held at Quinton Methodist Church in Halesowen and Lye Community Centre for mothers with children aged from newborn to two to get active and meet other mums. An on-site creche with qualified and fully DBS vetted childcare staff will be available to look after little ones during the classes.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
Free Bhangra fitness classes for mums on offer

More than £7.5 million saved in fight against scams

More than £7.5 million has been saved in the fight against scams in the last three years across Dudley. Dudley Council’s scams unit was set up at the end of 2018 using the government’s improved better care fund, to tackle the growing issue of financial crime in the borough.

expressandstar.com ,  3 months ago 2
More than £7.5 million saved in fight against scams

Dudley scam victims who lost over £9,000 reimbursed by bank

VICTIMS of a sophisticated investment scam who lost more than £9,000 have been reimbursed by their bank after Dudley Council’s scams unit intervened. Nationwide agreed to reimburse a couple from the Dudley borough who were the victims of an investment scam after admitting they were negligent in their advice to the couple about payments to a scam company.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  3 months ago 5
Dudley scam victims who lost over £9,000 reimbursed by bank

Make it Happen scheme aims to support projects across Dudley

GROUPS and individuals across the Dudley borough are invited to share an idea and get support to ‘Make it Happen’ as part of a council initiative. Dudley Council launched Make it Happen in 2017 to encourage people and organisations to come forward with community project ideas outlining what support they would need to get them off the ground.

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Make it Happen scheme aims to support projects across Dudley

'Small number' of Omicron Covid-19 cases discovered in Dudley borough

Cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 have been discovered in the Dudley borough as health chiefs warn that the numbers will rise. A "small number" of cases have been recorded in the area, with people urged to remain vigilant and be cautious due to the variant being highly transmissible.

expressandstar.com ,  5 months ago 0
'Small number' of Omicron Covid-19 cases discovered in Dudley borough