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Football matches cancelled this weekend

10th February 2016 - 4:42pm

All matches on Sandwell football pitches are off this weekend (13 and 14 February).

4,000th home completed and still counting

10th February 2016 - 3:19pm

Sandwell Council is celebrating the refurbishment of a landmark 4,000th home as part of a £50 million package of repairs and improvements to 6,000 council properties.

Recycling crackdown in Sandwell

10th February 2016 - 2:16pm

Recycling bins in Sandwell will be left uncollected if people put the wrong items in them, council bosses have warned.

Turning the clock back on toys

10th February 2016 - 2:12pm

Children can ditch their 21st century gadgets and have a go at making old-fashioned toys when Haden Hill House Museum puts on half-term activities.

Manor House Museum at half term

10th February 2016 - 2:10pm

Movies, storytelling and crafts are lined up in West Bromwich over February half term.

Tackling dog mess - Sherlock campaign two years on

9th February 2016 - 10:55am

Council chiefs today said a big 'thank you' to all responsible pet owners and everyone who’s helped tackle dog mess since they launched a hard-hitting campaign two years ago.

Half-term activities at Sandwell libraries

9th February 2016 - 10:35am

Sandwell libraries are pleased to announce a bumper series of events and activities for all the family for next week’s half-term holiday.

February half term at the Oak House

8th February 2016 - 12:47pm

Meerkats, Oreo the raccoon and cosy craft sessions are on offer to keep the kids entertained over half-term at Sandwell’s Oak House Museum.

Council trackdown on rogue traders

5th February 2016 - 1:18pm

Trading standards officers in Sandwell today warned residents to be aware of Rogue Traders ‘cold’ calling in the borough following a number of reported incidents.

Hot food takeaway consultations

5th February 2016 - 12:28pm

Sandwell Council is seeking the views of local people on its hot food takeaway planning policies to bring them up to date and to take into account the increase in takeaway premises.