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Sandwell backs Count Them In campaign

29th September 2016 - 4:54pm

A Royal British Legion campaign to make changes to the national census has won the support of Sandwell’s mayor.

First GumBay Sunday this weekend in West Bromwich

29th September 2016 - 2:23pm

Online sellers using eBay and Gumtree are being encouraged to take part in a new-style Sunday market in West Bromwich town centre this weekend.

New sessions at children's centres in Friar Park

28th September 2016 - 5:19pm

Sessions aimed at children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are now a permanent fixture in Friar Park.

West Bromwich At War exhibition at Sandwell Arts Cafe

28th September 2016 - 1:09pm

A new exhibition of photographs and memorabilia, West Bromwich At War 1939-45, will go on show at Sandwell Arts Café in October.

Rowley Regis Crematorium officially reopening

27th September 2016 - 3:52pm

Rowley Regis Crematorium and Chapel is officially reopening following a £1.3 million modernisation scheme.

Sandwell names its Top 50 businesses for growth

27th September 2016 - 3:34pm

Sandwell Council has released details of its 50 fastest-growing companies, in order to celebrate their achievements and the contributions they make to the West Midlands.

Stoptober campaign helps smokers to quit

26th September 2016 - 4:06pm

Smokers in Sandwell are being urged to join the Stoptober campaign as local health chiefs battle to lower the smoking rate for people living in the borough.

Record number of Sandwell children with library cards

23rd September 2016 - 3:20pm

There are now a record number of young children who are members of a Sandwell library.

Safer 6 town events to promote safety, crime prevention and health

23rd September 2016 - 2:48pm

Sandwell’s six-week autumn Safer 6 campaign launches on Monday 26 September – and organisers are holding events across the six towns for people to get information and advice.

Big thanks for Big Spring Clean volunteers

22nd September 2016 - 4:13pm

A huge thank you has gone out to more than 1,700 volunteers who helped keep Sandwell clean as part of the borough’s tenth Big Spring Clean.