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Traffic light plan for Bearwood junction

20th August 2014 - 11:04am

A junction on a major road in Bearwood is set to get traffic lights, after 21 people were injured in crashes over the past five years.

New bid to tackle irresponsible private landlords

19th August 2014 - 2:15pm

Council chiefs in Sandwell have pledged to step up action against irresponsible private landlords who allow their homes to fall into disrepair.

New road sign to honour WW1 Victoria Cross winner

19th August 2014 - 12:50pm

A West Bromwich street is to have a new sign installed to properly honour a First World War Victoria Cross medal winner after whom the road is named.

Come along to the Sandwell Show this August Bank Holiday weekend

15th August 2014 - 3:25pm

Thousands of people are expected to flock to the Sandwell Community Show over the Bank Holiday weekend.

A Level celebrations in Sandwell

14th August 2014 - 1:26pm

Students in Sandwell are celebrating today after notching up an “impressive” crop of A level results.

Gold medal star Jodie set for civic reception

11th August 2014 - 3:54pm

Oldbury-born Commonwealth Games star Jodie Stimpson will be honoured by Sandwell Council at a Civic Reception next month.

Warning on pension fraud

11th August 2014 - 10:31am

Sandwell Trading Standards are warning residents about “Pension Liberation Fraud”.

Plans signed for new £1.2million digital autopsy centre in Sandwell

5th August 2014 - 12:14pm

Plans for a revolutionary £1.2m Digital Autopsy centre at Sandwell Valley Crematorium in West Bromwich have been signed.

Sandwell's green spaces celebrate Green Flag success

4th August 2014 - 1:10pm

Sandwell has been awarded 12 Green Flags - including one for a park in each of the six towns of the borough.

New Maize Maze now open at Forge Mill Farm in Sandwell Valley

1st August 2014 - 3:56pm

Visitors to Forge Mill Farm in West Bromwich are in for an amazing time - with the opening of a new maize maze.