A bus driver who left a grandmother needing half of her skull replacing after his vehicle mounted a pavement has been fined £175.Read the full story ›
Stourbridge boxer Sam Eggington believes a win against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi could catapult his career onto a new level. He takes on the veteran American fighter in just under two weeks at the O2 Arena in London.
It's his first defence of the WBC Welterweight title he won last year against fellow West Midlands boxer Frankie Gavin.
A woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after the 4×4 she was in rolled down an embankment into trees after a crash with another 4×4.
It happened on the A449 at Prestwood, Stourbridge yesterday afternoon (23 February).
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
When crews arrived they found one 4×4 with significant front end damage, but a second one down an embankment in trees after it had rolled over.
The 67 year old woman driving the second vehicle had a fractured ankle and chest injuries.
There were two people in the other 4×4. The driver, a 50 year old man was complaining of back pain and had multiple abrasions. The 49 year old woman had seatbelt injuries. Both were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.
Inspectors were called to Sizzlers takeaway in Hagley Road in Stourbridge following a complaint by a resident.Read the full story ›
One rat was found hiding inside the cage whilst the other had left the cage and was sadly found dead having been run over by a vehicle.Read the full story ›
Stourbridge advance to the third round of the FA cup for the first time in their history thanks to a late strike by Jack Duggan.Read the full story ›
Five firefighters are recovering after the engine they were in crashed through a wall on Stourbridge ring road while responding to a 999 call on Saturday. The incident took place at the junction with High Street, Audnam. The vehicle was extensively damaged, but has been replaced by another in the fleet to ensure a full service for the community. All involved have now left the hospital. Members of the fire service took to twitter to wish them a speedy recovery.
Wishing a speedy recovery to our colleagues from Haden Cross Community Fire Stn. https://t.co/vhce3fpr3Z
Police are investigating after armed robbers car-jacked a Ford Mondeo in Stourbridge and drove off with two women in the back.Read the full story ›
A 20-year-old motorcyclist has died after a crash in Stourbridge.
The rider came off the black Harley Davidson bike at around 2.10am today on Brettell Lane in Brierley Hill.
Despite the efforts of emergency services he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man’s family is being supported by specially trained officers from the Regional Collision Investigation Unit. Officers from the unit are working to understand exactly what happened.
The circumstances leading up to the fatal crash are still unclear and we are working hard build a better picture of events in the moments before the incident.
Our thoughts are with the biker’s family who have asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time.
If you can help us with this investigation and have not yet spoken to officers at the scene, then I would please ask that you give us a call on 101.
Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was stabbed on a Stourbridge street today.
Emergency services were called to High Street in Lye at around 1.44am to reports of a 18-year-old man who had been stabbed in the leg.
The ambulance service treated him at the scene and he was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.
Inquiries are ongoing and officers are trawling CCTV for any clues. No arrests have been made yet.
Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and could help with the investigation is urged to call the Violent Crime Team at West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively people can leave information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers the independent charity on 0800 555 111.