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Civic reception for 'Goldbury' star Jodie Stimpson

25th July 2014 - 11:09am

A Civic Reception is planned for Oldbury born Commonwealth Games gold medal winner Jodie Stimpson.

Closer working between Sandwell Council and business

24th July 2014 - 2:43pm

Sandwell Council and business leaders are taking co-operation to new heights to create jobs and investment for the borough.

The Celebration comes to life

24th July 2014 - 1:03pm

Plans to immortalise three West Bromwich Albion legends have been brought to life.

New splash pad to open at Dartmouth Park

24th July 2014 - 10:06am

A new £150,000 splash pad is to open at Dartmouth Park in West Bromwich.

Apprenticeships up for grabs

23rd July 2014 - 2:46pm

Sandwell Council is offering young people the chance to ‘earn while they learn’ when it launches a new apprenticeships scheme next month.

£350k traffic safety scheme for West Bromwich High Street

22nd July 2014 - 3:05pm

A £350,000 traffic scheme is set to improve safety and cut speeding in West Bromwich High Street.

Commemoration of the start of World War One

22nd July 2014 - 2:46pm

Libraries and other council-owned buildings in Sandwell will be taking part in a nationwide ‘Lights Out’ event to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War on Monday, 4 August.

Job guarantee for young people

21st July 2014 - 3:45pm

Sandwell Council is blazing a trail in the fight against youth unemployment by guaranteeing young people a paid job or training for at least six months.

Crackdown on unlicensed scrap metal dealers

21st July 2014 - 3:35pm

Seven out of 13 scrap metal dealer sites visited in Sandwell were found to be operating illegally in a crackdown by the council and police.

Hot jazz in cool libraries this summer

18th July 2014 - 12:33pm

With free live music and a host of fun events, Sandwell Council is looking to create a relaxed vibe in its libraries this summer.