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Sandwell news

Homefront day at Cradley Heath

24th April 2017 - 9:32am

Staff at Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall in Cradley Heath are getting ready to travel back 70 years into the house’s history with a celebration of life on the Homefront in the Second World War on Bank Holiday Monday (1 May).

3,000 people more active in Sandwell

21st April 2017 - 3:30pm

Sandwell's public health team is celebrating another successful year of its Community Activity Network Delivery Officers (CANDOs), with big increases in the number of people getting active.

Enjoy Shakespeare in Sandwell

21st April 2017 - 3:11pm

An all-male cast is performing Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor when it stops off in Sandwell as part of a national tour.

Grassroots community arts festival in Cradley Heath

21st April 2017 - 12:11pm

Cradley Heath Creative is staging its third community arts festival on Saturday 13 May.

Oldbury Writing Group launches World War Two anthology

21st April 2017 - 11:21am

A collection of poems and short stories inspired by World War ll and written by the Oldbury Writing Group is being launched this Saturday, 22 April at Oldbury Library.

Royal British Legion recognises council's armed forces work

20th April 2017 - 1:02pm

Work by Sandwell Council to support the armed forces has led to a top award from the Royal British Legion.

St George's Day fun in Sandwell

19th April 2017 - 1:02pm

There are lots of fun ways to celebrate St George's Day in Sandwell.

Primary school place offers

18th April 2017 - 4:19pm

More than 4,000 children have secured a place in their parents’ preferred primary school in Sandwell.

Market traders and customers donate nearly 400 Easter eggs for children and families

13th April 2017 - 3:39pm

Kind-hearted traders and shoppers at West Bromwich market collected 376 Easter eggs for poorly children in hospital and families affected by domestic abuse.

Auditions for annual talent show announced

12th April 2017 - 2:16pm

Young performers are being urged take part in a series of auditions to claim a place in a popular Sandwell talent show.