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Community Alcohol Project to launch

1st October 2014 - 4:17pm

A new scheme to tackle underage drinking is being launched in Sandwell with backing from local licensees and retailers.

Prince Edward visits Sandwell to open sixth form college

1st October 2014 - 3:16pm

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex has officially opened Sandwell College’s new Central Sixth campus in West Bromwich town centre.

Library hosts Voice finalist

30th September 2014 - 2:00pm

Tom Jones is a fan - and staff at a Sandwell library hope others will agree when they host one of the finalists from The Voice.

New sexual health service opens for Sandwell young people

29th September 2014 - 3:16pm

Young people’s sexual health charity Brook and Sandwell Council are delighted to announce that new premises for Brook West Bromwich are now open.

Sandwell youth job guarantee launched

25th September 2014 - 3:06pm

A trailblazing partnership between Sandwell Council and businesses to provide guaranteed jobs for up to 4,000 young people was launched at the HQ of a leading UK food supplier.

Sandwell teen nominated for apprentice award

23rd September 2014 - 3:09pm

A teenager who became a painter and decorator after her dream of playing top flight sport was dashed by injury has been nominated for an apprentice award.

Have your say on taxi and private hire vehicle proposals

23rd September 2014 - 2:58pm

Sandwell Council is seeking people's views on proposed changes to Hackney Carriage and private hire vehicle licensing policies in the borough.

Brickhouse Festival - fun for all the family

22nd September 2014 - 5:51pm

Organisers of this year's Brickhouse Festival are keeping their fingers crossed for good weather when the rearranged event goes ahead on Sunday 28 September.

Safer 6 campaign is back for fifth year

22nd September 2014 - 5:02pm

Sandwell’s Safer 6 campaign is back for 2014 - six weeks of targeted action and community safety work across the borough’s six towns.

Late Alderman Fred Perry honoured at walkway

22nd September 2014 - 11:45am

The late Sandwell Alderman Fred Perry MBE was honoured when a Great Bridge walkway is renamed in his honour.