A KEY witness to the tragic death of a woman who was hit by a train as she crossed the rail tracks at Barnt Green Station on Thursday has contacted police.

The woman, who was aged 29 and from Dublin, died after being struck by a train at around 6.55am on Thursday, February 9. The death is not believed to be suspicious and witness reports say she was seen trying to cross the tracks with a man when she was struck.

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

POLICE and relatives of a mother-of-seven from Dudley, who has been missing for almost 20 years, are hoping a new-born grandchild will prompt someone to come forward with information.

West Midlands Police and relatives of Patricia Lashley are asking for new information which could assist the on-going investigation into her disappearance in September 1998.

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

TEN people have been made redundant following the sudden closure of a Kidderminster golf club.

The Shuttle reported this week that liquidators have moved in to Burlish Park Golf Club, in Zortech Avenue, earlier this month as a result of financial problems suffered by the company.

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

SHOP bought curries are never going to be the finest of delicacies but some are a lot worse than others.

For one unlucky Redditch resident his convenient Tesco meal turned out to be anything but. The Chicken tikka Masala, which comes with a warning that it may contain whole spices which should be removed prior to consumption, came with something else extra - an entire J-cloth.

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

A MAN was left with a serious head injury after falling from a scooter in Halesowen on Thursday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Manor Lane in Halesowen at 2.15pm on Thursday, February 9.

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

FLY tippers have dumped a huge array of rubbish in picturesque Kinver.

A member of the public was shocked to find countless black bags, plastic containers strewn across Wigley Bank Road.

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