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Top marks for residential centre

1st April 2015 - 5:34pm

Sandwell’s action-packed outdoor residential education centre has been given top marks for safety and learning outside the classroom.

Council seals new jobs deal

1st April 2015 - 4:39pm

Council chiefs in Sandwell are making a ‘jobs promise’ to staff as part of a trailblazing new deal – no compulsory redundancies for the next two years.

Winners of West Bromwich Community Recogition Awards

1st April 2015 - 3:41pm

West Bromwich has celebrated the efforts of community heroes at a special awards event.

West Bromwich businesses back improvement plan

1st April 2015 - 10:17am

West Bromwich is now officially a BID (Business Improvement District) - securing a resounding 88% ‘Yes’ vote from the town’s retailers and businesses.

Calling veterans for Armed Forces Day medal presentation

30th March 2015 - 3:10pm

Veterans in Sandwell who have never had their medals and badges presented to them, or would like them presented again, are urged to get in touch ahead of a special ceremony on Armed Forces Day.

Tove Jansson: Tales from the Nordic Archipelago

27th March 2015 - 3:28pm

To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson (1914 – 2001), the creator of children’s classic ‘The Moomins’ Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery, Holyhead Road is launching a new e

Smethwick team in national football final

27th March 2015 - 12:50pm

A Smethwick football team has won its way into the final of the FA Sunday Cup to be played on Sunday 26 April at Blackburn Rovers' ground.

More than £8 million for Sandwell's roads

27th March 2015 - 9:57am

More than 30 miles of Sandwell’s roads will be improved after a £7.4 million grant was announced.

Only four weeks left to get registered to vote

23rd March 2015 - 11:07am

A giant ad-van is touring Sandwell this week reminding people they have less than four weeks to register to vote.

Nominations open for Wednesbury Community Awards

19th March 2015 - 4:56pm

Nominations are now open for this year's Wednesbury Community Awards.