AN elderly woman who was hit by an Iceland delivery van in Wordsley has died, police have confirmed.

The crash happened in Lawnswood Road shortly after 1.15pm on Friday (September 8).

To read the full story, visit the Stourbridge News website, here.

THE latest four-legged additions to the West Midlands Police family are looking for temporary homes.

The six-week-old cocker spaniels have been named Harry, Ron, Dobby, Albus, Hermione and Ginny after 2,000 people voted for them to have Harry Potter themed names via the force's Twitter account.

To read the full story, visit the Halesowen News website, here.

NEW measures to curb dog fouling and prevent problems with out of control dogs across Wyre Forest look set to be introduced in the district.

More than 900 people have given their views on the proposed plans through an online survey on Wyre Forest District Council's website over the last three months.

To read the full story, visit the Shuttle website, here.

BROMSGROVE residents are being urged to name and shame pavement parkers who block pedestrian access and put people at “greater risk of accidents”.

Pushchair users, wheelchair users, and those who use guide dogs are among those affected by pavement parking – an issue which has been the centre of national campaigning.

To read the full story, visit the Bromsgrove Advertiser website, here.

PEOPLE who love nothing more than a good sing-song have been invited to join a Black Country choir.

The Feelgood Choir meet at Dudley's DY1 community building in Stafford Street every Wednesday between 6.15pm and 7.45pm.

To read the full story, visit the Dudley News website, here.

AN inspiring man with learning difficulties has found work for the first time in nearly 30 years, thanks to the support of a local community initiative.

Gary, now 50, from Redditch, plucked up the courage to apply for a work placement at Starlight Café, part of the Starlight Centre in Charford, Bromsgrove.

To read the full story, visit the Redditch Advertiser website, here.