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Brickhouse Festival - fun for all the family

22nd September 2014 - 5:51pm

Organisers of this year's Brickhouse Festival are keeping their fingers crossed for good weather when the rearranged event goes ahead on Sunday 28 September.

Safer 6 campaign is back for fifth year

22nd September 2014 - 5:02pm

Sandwell’s Safer 6 campaign is back for 2014 - six weeks of targeted action and community safety work across the borough’s six towns.

Late Alderman Fred Perry honoured at walkway

22nd September 2014 - 11:45am

The late Sandwell Alderman Fred Perry MBE was honoured when a Great Bridge walkway is renamed in his honour.

Big thanks to Big Spring Clean volunteers

22nd September 2014 - 10:22am

The hard-working 2,000 volunteers who took part in Sandwell’s annual Big Spring Clean campaign have been praised for their efforts and successes.

Book your electric blanket test

19th September 2014 - 12:49pm

Sandwell residents can sleep safely in their beds thanks to free electric blanket checks lined up by trading standards officers.

BINgo food waste recycling scheme launches

17th September 2014 - 11:10am

Sandwell residents will be full of bingo lingo when a new food recycling scheme hits the streets with top prizes for the most used brown bins.

Mayor visits Community Week at Glebefields

15th September 2014 - 5:27pm

Parents and pupils at a Tipton school celebrated all things community during a week-long event promoting good citizenship and neighbourliness.

Tenants urged to check gas appliances

15th September 2014 - 12:47pm

Council tenants in Sandwell are being reminded about their annual gas safety inspection as part of Gas Safety Week - (15-22 September).

Library cards for primary school starters

15th September 2014 - 12:31pm

Sandwell Council is seeking to encourage a lifelong love of reading by giving library cards to more than 4,000 primary school starters this year.

Library cards for primary school starters

15th September 2014 - 12:31pm

Sandwell Council is seeking to encourage a lifelong love of reading by giving library cards to more than 4,000 primary school starters this year.