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Hidden treasures at Sheepwash Nature Reserve

22nd March 2017 - 6:01pm

Improvements to Sheepwash Nature Reserve in Tipton mean visitors of all ages can enjoy and use more of the 'hidden treasures' it has to offer.

Cabinet backs new boost to promote good community relations

22nd March 2017 - 5:54pm

Council chiefs have backed a new three-year deal with Rights and Equality Sandwell to help promote good community relations and tackle hate crime and discrimination.

Residential centres price freeze

22nd March 2017 - 5:49pm

The cost of sending Sandwell children on residential courses is to remain the same for the third year in a row. 

Funding to improve play services

22nd March 2017 - 5:46pm

Sandwell Council has pledged £330,000 to deliver with partners a wider range of free play services for children in the borough.

Councillors back plans for transit site for travellers

22nd March 2017 - 5:10pm

Councillors have backed a plan to create a temporary transit site for travellers in Sandwell.

Adult learners win poster competition

22nd March 2017 - 3:21pm

Prize winners have been celebrating their success at Sandwell Adult and Family Learning (SAFL) Centre in Smethwick.

Consultation on leisure facilities in Sandwell extended until 2 April 2017

22nd March 2017 - 3:15pm

Sandwell Council have extended the deadline for public consultation on leisure facilities in Sandwell.

Businesses urged to save money on energy bills

22nd March 2017 - 1:57pm

Sandwell's businesses are being urged not to miss out on a cash-saving energy scheme which could save them money on their fuel bills.

The Young Women's Group pledges on their hands

22nd March 2017 - 1:41pm

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awarenes Day was marked by a group of young women taking part in a residential course at Sandwell's Frank Chapman Centre in Bewdley.

Arts Council funding for 'tech suites' at Sandwell libraries

22nd March 2017 - 12:10pm

New ‘tech suites’ – with iPads, virtual reality headsets, robotics and 3D printing – are coming to a library in each of Sandwell’s six towns following a boost from Arts Council England.