Tag "black country"

Dudley Eye will not return to town

Dudley Eye

A ferris wheel will not be returning to a Black Country town this year – because traders have failed to reach an agreement with ride operators over costs.

Anita and Me, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre - review and pictures


It's the 1970s in a Black Country mining village. The mine shuts down, a Punjabi family moves in, a new motorway is due to be built, a school is demolished. Times are changing here. Unlikely friendships are forged, broken and lost, as are marriages, jobs and livelihoods.

Hadley Group plans to buy academy


Smethwick-based Hadley Group, the UK’s largest cold roll formed sections manufacturer, has confirmed that it is the preferred bidder for the purchase of a former fire training centre.