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Sandwell welcomes new Mayor Barbara Price

27th May 2015 - 1:18pm

Councillor Barbara Price, who has been a Rowley councillor for 16 years, is the new Mayor of Sandwell. She has chosen Acorns Children’s Hospice as her charity.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Tipton Library

26th May 2015 - 3:28pm

Tipton Library is hosting Superhero Saturday, on Saturday 6 June from 10.30 am to 12.30pm.

Jobs and apprenticeships advice for young people

21st May 2015 - 3:43pm

Free drop-in jobs and advice sessions for young people in Wednesbury and Tipton have been set up.

Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy now rated 'Good' by Ofsted

19th May 2015 - 5:39pm

Delighted staff and students at Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy in Oldbury are celebrating after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted inspectors.

CCTV camera car - more than 2,000 fines issued

19th May 2015 - 3:55pm

Sandwell's new 'camera car' is helping tackle dangerous parking – fining more than 2,000 motorists in its first seven months.

Half-term at Sandwell's museums

19th May 2015 - 3:03pm

Sandwell's museums service has lined up a feast of activities and fun to keep families entertained over the coming Bank Holiday week.

Question time at Q3 Academy

19th May 2015 - 9:25am

The students at Q3 Academy, Great Barr have been busy learning all about the democratic process and the recent general election.

Frank Chapman Centre host open house at Coopers Mill Cottage

19th May 2015 - 9:19am

The Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre in Bewdley which is run by Sandwell Council is reopening the much loved and historic Coopers Mill Cottage later this month.

Extreme stunt show at Sandwell Valley

18th May 2015 - 3:18pm

Thrill-seekers can keep their feet firmly on the ground while enjoying the perils of extreme stunts when an action-packed show comes to Sandwell Valley Country Park.

Holiday fun at libraries

18th May 2015 - 3:16pm

Free fun family events from story-telling to Xbox gaming are lined up this half-term at Sandwell’s libraries.