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  • Abandoned VehiclesVehicles will be assessed by the Council, and if considered abandoned, will be removed as soon as...
  • Abnormal LoadsThe movement of large or heavy loads and cranes is permitted provided they comply with Special...
  • Adapting homesIf you are a Council tenant and require adaptations to your home please contact us on 0300 555...
  • AdoptionWelcome to Dudley Council's adoption homepage. Here you can find out about the process of adoption,...
  • Adult & Community LearningWe have a wide range of courses and learning opportunities for you to choose from. Courses are held...
  • Adult Health & Social CareInformation about Dudley Social Services
  • Air QualityAll of the borough of Dudley is within a smoke control area therefore all combustion appliances...
  • Alcohol and Entertainment LicensingThe Licensing Act 2003 covers public entertainments, late night refreshment, theatres, cinemas and...
  • AllotmentsHave you thought of the benefits an allotment could bring you, including eating freshly organic...
  • Animal LicencesThe council issues licences for business premises where animals are going to be kept or cared for.
  • Anti-BullyingCommitment to children and young people In Dudley we work to eliminate bullying and harassment in...
  • ApprenticeshipsUnleash your potential through an apprenticeship with Dudley Council.
  • Approved Traders (The Fix-A-Home Scheme)Dudley Trading Standards run an approved trader scheme called the Fix-A-Home Scheme. It is a list...
  • ArchaeologyDudley's archaeological heritage is a vital component of the historic environment comprising many...
  • Archives and Local HistoryDid you know that Dudley Archives and Local History Service holds over one mile of original archive...
  • Arts in DudleyWe are committed to encouraging the development of art and cultural activities in the borough as...
  • AsbestosAsbestos is a substance that was commonly used during building construction and is present in many...
  • Astley Burf Outdoor Adventure CentreAstley Burf Outdoor Adventure Centre is owned and administered by Dudley Metropolitan Borough...
  • Be safe!Be safe! - Safeguarding aims to promote the welfare of both learners and staff.
  • Kids activities in DudleyFurther information for kids activities across Dudley
  • Safeguarding adultsDudley Council is committed to protecting vulnerable adults in the Borough from abuse,...
  • What is Asset ManagementIn addition to its 112 schools and 27,000 housing stock, Dudley Council owns some 1,400 primary...
  • What's NewFind out the latest news in adult and family learning.
  • Car Parks - Parking in DudleyThere are 3 multi-storey car parks, 57 surface parking facilities, 28 pay and display facilities....
  • Care & HealthCare & Health, adult health, children and family care, fostering, adoption, early support
  • Care homes - residential and nursingFind out information about choosing and paying for care, residential and nursing care homes as well...
  • Castle & Crystal Credit UnionWho are Castle & Crystal? Castle & Crystal is a credit union based in Dudley and membership is open...
  • CCTV use in the Dudley BoroughWhat is CCTV?CCTV is closed circuit television. There are many security cameras situated both on...
  • CensusA census is a count of all people and households in the country that takes place every ten years
  • Change of CircumstancesWhen your Housing and/or Council Tax benefit claim starts, your claim will continue until your...
  • Child ProtectionDudley Safeguarding children Board is responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of all...
  • ChildcareWhat is childcare and what types are available?
  • Childcare, activities and family support* Visit our brand new online family service directory The Family Information Service (FIS) has...
  • Children and family careYou will find information here relating to children and family care.
  • Children Missing from Education (CME)School aged children residing in Dudley have the right to receive an education and the vast...
  • Children with Disabilities ServicesThe services support children and young people from birth to 18 years and their families/carers,...
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Dudley DistrictDudley District Citizens Advice Bureaux working together to make a positive difference in the...
  • Citizenship ceremoniesA person can apply to the Home Office to become a British Citizen if they have resided in the UK...
  • Citizenship ceremoniesA person can apply to the Home Office to become a British Citizen if they have resided in the UK...
  • Citizenship ceremoniesA person can apply to the Home Office to become a British Citizen if they have resided in the UK...
  • Citizenship ceremoniesA person can apply to the Home Office to become a British Citizen if they have resided in the UK...
  • Civil Parking Enforcement in DudleyDudley Council undertake on-street parking enforcement of Traffic Regulation Orders. The police...
  • Civil partnershipThe Civil Partnership allows same-sex couples to have their relationships legally recognised. The...
  • Commercial Waste (Trade Waste)Dudley Council provides a chargeable Commercial Waste Collection service to businesses within the...
  • Community AdviceCommunity Advice
  • Community EngagementIn Dudley Council, consultation and engagement is a permanent and valued part of our approach to...
  • Community Information DirectoryInformation of all kind in the Dudley area, public services, leisure, learning, independent living,...
  • Community StrategyIn 2005 the Dudley Borough Challenge process took place which created the Dudley Community Strategy...
  • ConnexionsConnexions is a support service for all young people aged 13-19 and up to 25 years old for young...
  • Conservation and BiodiversityWe aim to conserve and enhance the ecology and landscape character of the Borough. Managing and...
  • ConsultationsConsultation and engagement is a valued part of our approach to involving service users and the...
  • Contact UsThank you for looking at our website. If you cannot find the information you require you may want...
  • Contracts OpportunitiesList of council contracts and their expiry dates. Please select a contract name to open a tender...
  • Corporate PropertyAsset Management optimise the utilisation of the council's assets. The team manage the Council's...
  • Council and democracyInformation on local democracy and how the council works. Find out how to have your say
  • Council and Schools jobsWelcome to jobs in Dudley, where you'll find all the latest vacancies available at Dudley Council...
  • Council PlanDudley Council is committed to making sure local people receive the best possible public services....
  • Council TaxWelcome to Council Tax. Information is available from this page on all aspects of Council Tax....
  • Council Tax - ways to payDirect Debit The safe, quick and easy way to pay, with a full guarantee against errors. Compared to...
  • Council Tax Bill - Explanatory Notes - Valuation BandsYour property, be it a house, bungalow, flat, maisonette, mobile home or houseboat, has been placed...
  • Council Tax Debt Recovery FAQQ Why have you sent me a reminder? A Our records show you haven't paid the instalments as requested...
  • Council Tax Reduction SchemeFrom April 2013, the government is abolishing the current national Council Tax Benefit scheme and...
  • Council Tax ReductionsCouncil Tax Reductions Discounts The full council tax bill for a property assumes that it the main...
  • CouncillorsCouncillors for Dudley Borough, how to become a councillor, minutes, agendas
  • Countryside in DudleyDudley borough boasts a number of local nature reserves and one national nature reserve showcasing...
  • CremationThere are two Crematoriums within the Borough. Both Gornal Wood and Stourbrisge Crematoria are set...
  • Crystal Leisure CentreThe Crystal Leisure Centre is a modern leisure complex centrally situated in the town of...
  • Dudley childminding networkWhat is the network?Dudley childminding network is a group of registered childminders that have...
  • Dudley Community Safety PartnershipLocal Community Safety Partnerships are an alliance of organisations required by statute to...
  • Dudley Counselling ServiceWhat is Dudley Counselling Service? A professional, confidential service available to schools and...
  • Groups that could be protectedFrom April 2013, the government is abolishing the current national Council Tax Benefit scheme and...
  • How the options might affect youFrom April 2013, the government is abolishing the current national Council Tax Benefit scheme and...
  • How to arrange a Civil FuneralA Civil Funeral Ceremony is both a dignified tribute and a highly personal memoir, created by a...
  • Jobs and careersWelcome to jobs in Dudley, where you'll find all the latest vacancies available at Dudley Council.
  • Parking Permit (Car Park Season Ticket)Season tickets can be purchased for parking on Dudley Council car parks on a 12 or 3 month basis....
  • The Black Country CoronerThe Black Country Coroner Service covers three districts, Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall. Background...
  • Children with Disabilities ServicesThe services support children and young people from birth to 18 years and their families/carers,...
  • Dangerous Buildings and StructuresThe Council has the power to deal with buildings, structures or parts of buildings or structures...
  • Data Protection and Freedom of InformationData Protection and Freedom of Information
  • Deaths, Funerals & CremationsInformation about coping with bereavement, costs, memorials, registering a Death, and searching the...
  • Debt Counselling“Debt is a significant factor in social exclusion – it exacerbates health, employment and housing...
  • Dell StadiumThe Dell Stadium is the council's premier outdoor sports venue. It boasts a range of facilities...
  • DemolitionsBuilding or demolition works can cause problems for neighbours of the site. You can reduce or avoid...
  • Digi TVPeople can now report issues and request information from Dudley Council for free from the comfort...
  • DirectoratesDudley is organised into five Directorates
  • Dog BinsThe Council has installed a number of dog bins throughout the borough to encourage owners and...
  • Drains and Sewer ResponsibilitiesA drain is used for the drainage of one building or of buildings or yards appurtenant to buildings...
  • Dudley at HomeDudley at Home
  • Dudley Council PlusMaking contact easy Contacting Dudley Council is now even easier with our Dudley Council Plus...
  • Dudley Leisure CentreDudley Leisure Centre is a modern leisure complex centrally situated in the town of Dudley
  • Dudley Museum and Art GalleryThe Museum is located in the heart of Dudley. The geology exhibits are drawn from a collection of...
  • Dudley Performing ArtsWelcome to Dudley Performing Arts Dudley Performing Arts provides a high quality Arts Service that...
  • Dudley Town HallThe hall provides an extremely flexible space that lends itself perfectly to concerts, shows,...
  • Dudley Youth CouncilDudley Youth Council is a group of local young people aged between 11 and 19 who represent young...
  • Duke Of Edinburgh's AwardThe Community Education & Development Division is the licensed operating authority for the Duke of...
  • Registering a DeathThe death will have to be registered in the Registration District where the death actually...
  • Alcohol and Entertainment LicensingThe Licensing Act 2003 covers public entertainments, late night refreshment, theatres, cinemas and...
  • Early YearsInformation on early years services for parents/carers and for providers.
  • e-billinge-Billing Introduction E-Billing is the new way to receive your council tax bill. Instead of...
  • Economic Development StrategyThe Strategy sets out the overall aims for economic development and the activities to be taken...
  • ElectionsDetails on elections and how to register to vote
  • EmergenciesWhat is Contingency and Disaster Management? Contingency and Disaster Management is concerned with...
  • Employment and trainingEmployment and training
  • Environmental HealthThere are close links between the environment and people's health. A high quality environment...
  • Environmental Health Out of Hours ServiceOut of hours emergency cover to deal with environmental health problems involving serious events,...
  • EqualityThese pages will provide you with a range of useful equality information and advice. They aim to...
  • Equality schemeThe council's equality scheme is currently being revised. The scheme sets out how the council...
  • Event SafetyGood planning and organisation is essential to putting on an event that is both safe and enjoyable.
  • Events and celebrationsEvents and celebrations
  • Gambling LicensingRevised Statement of Policy Dudley MBC has reviewed its Statement of Licensing Principles in...
  • Garden Waste CollectionDudley Council provides a green waste service for the collection of garden waste from each...
  • Glass Information and FAQsThis section has been compiled as a useful reference point for your glass related enquiries. If you...
  • GlassblowingGlassblowing is an art form dating back to Roman times. Since the early 18th century the rich...
  • GrantsHow you can apply for Grants and Benefits for Businesses, Education, Free School Meals, Home...
  • Gritting and Snow ClearanceThe British winter is unpredictable, bad weather can strike suddenly. If your journey is...
  • Grounds Maintenance (Green Care)The council is responsible for grass cutting, hedge cutting, verge cutting, shrub bed maintenance,...
  • Halesowen Cornbow HallThis large hall provides a well equipped function room and bar area. Adjacent to a multi-storey car...
  • Halesowen Leisure CentreThe centre has pools, sports halls, fitness suite, squash courts and rooms. The centre caters for...
  • Halls for HireVenues at key locations throughout Dudley, Stourbridge, Halesowen and Brierley Hill, all within...
  • Health and Safety in businessesDuties on employers, the self-employed, employees and visitors, contractors and guests to ensure...
  • Healthy townsResidents can surf their way to health following the launch of Dudley's brand new healthy towns...
  • Himley Hall and ParkHimley Hall, situated between Kingswinford and Wombourne, started life in the 18th century when a...
  • Historic EnvironmentThe historic environment is all around us and forms the physical backdrop to our everyday lives....
  • Home SafetyThere are nearly 3 million accidents at home each year where someone visits an Accident and...
  • Housing servicesWhy not book your council property repairs online
  • Council and Schools jobsWelcome to jobs in Dudley, where you'll find all the latest vacancies available at Dudley Council...
  • Jobs and careersWelcome to jobs in Dudley, where you'll find all the latest vacancies available at Dudley Council.
  • Juniors At MuseumsCraft workshops, trails, events and other activities for children and their carers during the...
  • Dudley MarketDudley Market is open six days every week and provides a high quality shopping service to members...
  • MapsMaps
  • MarriagesIntroductionThis acts as a guide to the facilities and choices available to you and, later, to the...
  • Media in Dudley boroughGeneral information about media produced by Dudley borough
  • Media releasesMedia releases from Dudley borough
  • MemorialsMemorials are a lasting monument and tribute to a person's life, perhaps the final gift to someone...
  • Mentoring - Dudley Education Business PartnershipDudley Education Business Partnership is seeking Volunteers to expand the Student Mentoring...
  • MuseumsVisit the Dudley borough museums: Broadfield House, Dudley Museum and Red House glass cone.
  • Media releasesMedia releases from Dudley borough
  • National CurriculumWhat is the National Curriculum and why does it matter to parents?The National Curriculum: sets out...
  • Nature ReservesThe borough has seven Local Nature Reserves and one National Nature Reserve, all designated for...
  • Netherton Arts Centrenac is a fabulous resource within Dudley Performing Arts, used for the benefit of the children and...
  • Noise disturbance and noise nuisanceIf you're having a problem with noise like loud music, noisy pubs, rowdy parties or barking dogs in...
  • Safeguarding adultsDudley Council is committed to protecting vulnerable adults in the Borough from abuse,...
  • School AdmissionsThe School Admissions Service is the main point of contact relating to all matters concerning...
  • School Term Dates2010/11Autumn Term2010Spring Term2011Summer Term2011Term startMonday6th SeptemberTuesday4th...
  • Schools ContactsSchools Contacts
  • SmokefreeLife's Better Smokefree. Smoke free legislation reduces the risks to health from secondhand smoke...
  • Social mediaFacebook, twitter, flickr, YouTube and more - social media sites from Dudley borough
  • Sports DevelopmentTo promote the use of sport and physical activities as a means to improve the social, mental and...
  • Stourbridge Town HallIdeal for shows, concerts, sales, exhibitions, meetings, discos, dances, and wedding receptions....
  • Stray DogsDudley council is responsible for found dogs. If you find a dog within the borough, please report...
  • Street Care and MaintenanceThe Council looks after the roads and footways in the borough. The ongoing maintenance programs and...
  • Street Lighting (Traffic Lights and Street Lamps)We manage the street lighting installations, car park lighting and electrical street furniture...
  • Street Trading & CollectionLicences relating to car boot sales, consumer credit, house to house collections, Market Traders,...
  • School Term Dates2010/11Autumn Term2010Spring Term2011Summer Term2011Term startMonday6th SeptemberTuesday4th...
  • Taxi - Hackney and Private HireHackney and Private Hire related licences, including details of Licence Fees payable:-Hackney...
  • Teenage PregnancyThe Home and Hospital Tuition Service provides support to pregnant school children under the age of...
  • Tell us onceTell us once is a service which helps people when they are registering a birth or death.
  • Tenants and residents associationsWorking within their communities and in partnership with the council and other bodies
  • Tenders and contractsDudley Metropolitan Borough Council arranges contracts for a wide variety of goods, services and...
  • Tourism DevelopmentWelcome to Dudley in the heart of the Black Country. Tourism Development encourage the creation of...
  • Town CentresThe borough is made up of four main town centres: Dudley, Brierley Hill, Halesowen and Stourbridge....
  • Trading StandardsWe visit, inspect, and test, every type of product or service. We support businesses and the public...
  • Train Services in DudleyFind information about your nearest train station, train timetables, tickets and concessionary...
  • Travel and TransportKeeping the road network safe and usable, as well as ensuring that transport services meet the...
  • Travel Passes for Older Persons and Disabled PersonsTravel passes that enable people to travel free on off-peak local public transport throughout...
  • TreesWe are responsible for maintaining trees on the highways and in public spaces. Trees are inspected...
  • What's OnListings guide for events in the borough. Classical music events, clubs and clubbing, comedy...
  • Wildlife WatchIf you care about nature and the environment and want to explore your local wildlife then Wildlife...
  • Working with childrenWorking with children is an important, rewarding and fun career. Those who work in the sector play...