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World Book Day at Sandwell libraries

27th February 2015 - 4:22pm

Libraries in Sandwell are gearing up to celebrate this year's World Book Day with a range of events.

December crime fall - including big drop in burglaries

26th February 2015 - 4:49pm

Recorded crime in Sandwell fell by nine per cent, representing 141 fewer crimes, in December 2014 compared with the year before.

Sports grants boost Sandwell clubs

26th February 2015 - 4:13pm

Sports groups have received grants from a special fund Sandwell Council set up to help them improve their facilities and equipment.

Clock fans turn back time

26th February 2015 - 10:09am

Clock enthusiasts will be turning back time when they descend on a Smethwick landmark after discovering a rare timepiece in the town.

Make a friend at your local library

25th February 2015 - 1:38pm

Our libraries are a great place for people of all ages and tastes to get involved in social activities.

Support your library

25th February 2015 - 1:03pm

If you’re looking for a new challenge, why not join the growing number of volunteers at our libraries?

Volunteer for our school admissions appeal panel

25th February 2015 - 11:29am

Volunteers are needed to serve on a Sandwell Council panel dealing with school admissions appeals.

Children's centres celebrating good Ofsted rating

18th February 2015 - 12:07pm

Four children's centres in Sandwell are celebrating getting 'Good' ratings in their recent Ofsted inspections.

Restoration works for Oak House

13th February 2015 - 3:56pm

Major repairs to Sandwell’s 500-year-old Oak House - including work to a rare viewing tower - are set to get under way in the spring.

Fireside Tales with Granddad at Sandwell Arts Cafe

13th February 2015 - 2:18pm

Enjoy Fireside Tales with Granddad when Sandwell Arts Café stages a unique puppet show.