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Safer six campaign success in Rowley Regis

28th October 2014 - 3:47pm

The results are now in for Sandwell’s Safer 6 campaign’s third week, which had a special focus on Rowley Regis.

Charities received £35k from former Mayor's fundraising appeal

27th October 2014 - 4:04pm

More than £35,000 raised by Councillor Linda Horton during her year as Sandwell Mayor has been given to two local charities.

Sandwell becomes first council to offer digital autopsies at no extra cost to bereaved families

27th October 2014 - 2:14pm

Sandwell Council will be the first local authority in the country to offer digital autopsies at no extra cost to bereaved local families.

Bulbs will bring a splash of colour to Hateley Heath and Stone Cross

27th October 2014 - 12:02pm

A group of local residents in Hateley Heath and Stone Cross have planted hundreds of daffodil bulbs to brighten up the area.

War hero remembered with new street sign

24th October 2014 - 2:43pm

A West Bromwich street has a new sign to properly honour a First World War Victoria Cross medal winner after whom the road is named.

Federation of small business award for Sandwell

24th October 2014 - 12:55pm

Sandwell Council has won a prestigious business award.

Sandwell Arts Cafe opens its door

24th October 2014 - 12:34pm

Free art events, exhibitions and activities are on the menu at a new café in Sandwell.

Town centre housing scheme wins top award

24th October 2014 - 12:29pm

The first phase of the new Urban 180 development at Overend Street, West Bromwich, has won another prestigious excellence award.

Local First World War heroes exhibition

23rd October 2014 - 3:33pm

Stories of soldiers from Sandwell’s six towns who fought in the First World War have gone on show at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Funding boost for hedgerow restoration at Forge Farm

23rd October 2014 - 3:17pm

Sandwell Council is celebrating a £61,715 funding boost from SITA Trust for hedgerow restoration at Forge Farm at Sandwell Valley.