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Appeal for Manor House memories

16th April 2015 - 3:17pm

Staff at the Manor House Museum in West Bromwich are appealing for people to come forward with their recent memories of the popular attraction.

Unseen Sandwell photo archive launches this week

15th April 2015 - 10:31am

A unique exhibition of photographs showing Sandwell life from the 1970s to 1990s goes on display at Sandwell Arts Café on Thursday 16 April.

Sandwell libraries mark World Book Night

15th April 2015 - 10:23am

Book lovers can celebrate this year's World Book Night at Sandwell libraries which are hosting a series of events.

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.