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Sandwell councillors back resolution on standards

18th April 2018 - 3:13pm

Councillors have unanimously called for stronger powers to deal with elected members who abuse their position.

Building excellence recognised at prestigious awards

18th April 2018 - 12:53pm

Building projects and building professionals working in Sandwell have been recognised at a prestigious awards scheme after being nominated by Sandwell Council's Building Control team.

St George's Day fun in Sandwell

17th April 2018 - 1:13pm

There are lots of fun ways to celebrate St George's Day – and Shakespeare Day –  in Sandwell.

Wedding fair returns to Lightwoods House this weekend

16th April 2018 - 4:03pm

A wedding fair returns to Lightwoods House this weekend after being postponed by snow in March.

Highest percentage get top choice school place

16th April 2018 - 9:51am

Almost 90 per cent of parents have been offered a place at their first choice of primary school - the highest percentage ever in Sandwell.

BorrowBox comes to Sandwell libraries

13th April 2018 - 4:53pm

Users of Sandwell libraries can now take advantage of BorrowBox, a brand new service offering the best in eBooks and eAudiobooks.

New secondary school in West Bromwich

12th April 2018 - 3:15pm

A new 750 place secondary school in West Bromwich has been given the go ahead by the Department for Education.

Powers used against unauthorised encampment in Smethwick

11th April 2018 - 4:36pm

Council and police officers have again used powers to ban unauthorised encampments from the borough after a group set up camp on Galton Bridge station’s car park.

Review praises Sandwell's adult safeguarding work

11th April 2018 - 3:41pm

Sandwell Council’s safeguarding work to protect and care for vulnerable adults has been praised in a report by top experts in the field.

Fly-tippers caught "pink-handed" by trail of paint leading to their back gate

11th April 2018 - 3:38pm

A trail of pink paint led Sandwell Council officers to the door of fly-tippers in Smethwick.