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Activity and advice roadshow for unemployed teenagers

21st October 2016 - 1:18pm

Unemployed teenagers can get career advice and support at a fun roadshow in Oldbury and Wednesbury next week.

Sandwell forges friendship and business links with Chinese delegation

21st October 2016 - 12:10pm

For the second year running, Sandwell Council has welcomed a delegation of Chinese officials, in order to forge international friendship and business links.

Safer 6 Week Two sees crackdown on speeding, untaxed vehicles and dog mess

20th October 2016 - 3:28pm

The results are in for the Safer 6 campaign’s second week, which had a special focus on Wednesbury.

Remembrance Sunday parades and services in Sandwell

19th October 2016 - 3:28pm

Remembrance Sunday parades and services will be held in all of Sandwell’s six towns this November.

Vote for Smethwick allotment site in £12,000 improvement bid

18th October 2016 - 5:59pm

Keen gardeners and school children at a Sandwell allotment site are urging shoppers to back their efforts to raise £12,000 to help improve their plots and the local environment.

Tipton teacher in national finals of Britain's Classroom Heroes

18th October 2016 - 4:45pm

A teacher at a Tipton school has been short-listed in the national Britain’s Classroom Heroes awards scheme for people who have been highlighted for excellent teaching.

Tipton Cemetery celebrates Green Flag Award

18th October 2016 - 3:19pm

Volunteers and students who care for Tipton Cemetery are celebrating its Green Flag status – for the fifth year running.

Free family fun at your local library this half-term

17th October 2016 - 3:05pm

Sandwell libraries have a packed programme of events and activities for families this half-term.

Business welcomes crackdown on Black Patch fly-tipping

17th October 2016 - 12:42pm

A Smethwick businessman has praised Sandwell Council for its efforts to reduce fly-tipping in the Black Patch area where there were huge illegal dumping problems.

Witches and wizards in Wednesbury

17th October 2016 - 11:52am

Halloween fans can go potty for pumpkins and wild for witches in Wednesbury during the half-term holiday.