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Join us at Holocaust Memorial commemoration

19th January 2018 - 10:52am

A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp will be speaking at a special Holocaust commemoration event in Sandwell to remember the millions of victims of genocide.

Launch of new alcohol and drug support service

18th January 2018 - 5:27pm

A newly-merged alcohol and drug service for Sandwell will launch on 1 February.

Taxi driver found guilty of refusing to take blind man and his Guide Dog

18th January 2018 - 9:57am

A taxi driver has been found guilty of refusing to drive a visually impaired man and his Guide Dog into Birmingham.

Apprentices kickstart their careers on £32million Smethwick housing development

17th January 2018 - 2:04pm

Apprentices are building homes of the future in Smethwick working as plumbing and electrical apprentices.

Money advice with BetterOff Sandwell

17th January 2018 - 12:28pm

People looking to manage their money better, avoid debt and look for jobs in 2018 are urged to check out the new BetterOff Sandwell website.

Tributes paid to Cyrille Regis and long-serving community leaders

17th January 2018 - 11:40am

Tributes were paid at the full council meeting last night to Cyrille Regis MBE – West Bromwich Albion legend and Freeman of Sandwell.

Fun football sessions coming soon

15th January 2018 - 4:52pm

Plans have been announced for more fun football sessions across Sandwell in 2018 to help people get more active.

Improvements planned for Wednesbury's historic centre

15th January 2018 - 3:44pm

Sandwell Council is working on a scheme to conserve Wednesbury’s Market Place area which is one of the Black Country’s most recognisable historic locations.

Make a new start this New Year

12th January 2018 - 11:38am

Connexions Sandwell are hosting their annual New Year, New Start event to help young people aged between 14 and 19 and looking for work, training or further education.

Check out support to help tackle obesity

11th January 2018 - 1:31pm

It’s National Obesity Awareness Week – and there’s now a dedicated website to help people in Sandwell get free support and advice on losing weight.