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A play with its finger on the pulse

28th August 2014 - 1:35pm

Thimblemill Library becomes a theatre.

BBC One daytime show, The Housing Enforcers, heads to Sandwell.

28th August 2014 - 1:14pm

Brand new BBC One daytime show, The Housing Enforcers, featuring Matt Allwright heads to Sandwell.

New camera car taking to Sandwell's streets to improve road safety

28th August 2014 - 12:38pm

A new ‘camera car’ will be taking to the streets of Sandwell to help tackle illegal parking and improve road safety, especially outside schools and on school routes.

Sandwell SATs improvements double the national average

28th August 2014 - 12:31pm

Key Stage 2 SATs results released today (Thursday) show more Sandwell children than ever before have reached expected levels in reading, writing and maths.

Sandwell businesses urged to go for gold

27th August 2014 - 1:11pm

Businesses in Sandwell could be eligible for up to £16,000 in grant funding to support their growth - but they should act swiftly.

West Midlands SMES invited to exhibit at huge hospital networking day

27th August 2014 - 12:40pm

On Thursday 9 October health sector chiefs, procurement leaders and senior design teams from some of the UK’s largest construction firms will converge on West Bromwich for ‘Meet the hospital bidders’.

Young people flock to Sandwell Guarantee jobs and apprenticeships event

22nd August 2014 - 1:05pm

Dozens of young people flocked to a jobs and apprenticeships fair organised by Sandwell Council to tackle youth unemployment.

Education boss praises GCSE pupils' hard work

21st August 2014 - 1:09pm

A Sandwell school was today celebrating after notching up improved GCSE results for the fourth year running.

Wednesbury amateur dramatics group looking for new members

21st August 2014 - 10:53am

Amateur dramatic group The Wednesbury Civic Players are looking for more members.

Nominate Oldbury community heroes

21st August 2014 - 10:51am

The hunt is on for people to nominate their unsung heroes for this year’s Oldbury Community Awards.