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Seized fake clothing donated to charity

27th April 2016 - 11:51am

More than £5,000 worth of clothing and donated food will be handed over to local charities, thanks to the work of Sandwell Council Trading Standards, The Albion Foundation and charity His Church.

Hop project hops into Sandwell

26th April 2016 - 3:11pm

Hip-Hop about hop picking, water colours inspired by inner city graffiti and quilted beer label designs for fictional feminist ales.

A wedding 1650s-style at Oak House Museum

25th April 2016 - 11:33am

Visitors to an historic Sandwell house will get the chance to see what a 17th century wedding would be like for the local gentry of the day.

Medieval re-enactment weekend at Manor House Museum

25th April 2016 - 10:14am

Families will get the chance to see the arms, armour and firepower of the War of the Roses at a medieval re-enactment at a Sandwell museum over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Emotional tribute to late council leader Councillor Darren Cooper

22nd April 2016 - 4:14pm

Hundreds of people attended an emotional civic memorial event today to celebrate the life of the late Sandwell Council Leader, Darren Cooper.

Let us entertain you - Robbie Williams tribute night at Hamstead Library

21st April 2016 - 3:53pm

Let Dan Budd entertain you with his Robbie Williams tribute act at Hamstead Library's charity event on Friday 29 April at 7.30pm.

1916-style May Day village fair at Haden Hill

20th April 2016 - 3:45pm

Local people will be able to get a taste of life 100 years ago at Haden Hill House and Park on May Day Bank Holiday Monday.

Afternoon tea with 'Queen Nora' at Thimblemill Library

19th April 2016 - 10:18am

Ninety-year-old loyal library fan Nora Crosbee will be queen for the day when she leads royal birthday celebrations at a Smethwick library.

Primary school places in Sandwell

18th April 2016 - 4:40pm

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

'Discover the Staffordshire Hoard' exhibition comes to Sandwell

15th April 2016 - 1:02pm

Visitors can discover treasure at Wednesbury Museum with a new exhibition.