Published on 23rd March 2018
Sandwell people and organisations are invited to take part in a special event in June to celebrate and promote local community groups.
Published on 21st March 2018
Congratulations to community heroes in Wednesbury who have received awards in recognition of their positive contributions to the town.
Published on 16th March 2018
Anyone who wants to vote in Sandwell’s local elections on 3 May has until mid-April to register to vote.
Published on 13th March 2018
Sessions are under way at Sandwell libraries to help people learn how to access the council website and sign up for an online account.
Published on 8th March 2018
Sessions are being held in Sandwell libraries to help people learn how to access the council website and sign up for an online account.
Published on 23rd February 2018
Sandwell Council’s audit and risk assurance committee is writing to the Home Secretary and Director of Public Prosecutions calling for guidance around misconduct in public office to be reviewed.
Published on 21st February 2018
An independent review of Sandwell Council has praised the authority for protecting frontline services through its budget planning and having a strong vision for the future of the borough.
Published on 2nd February 2018
Sandwell Council is proud to announce that it has been awarded the highly-prized Silver accreditation by Investors in People.
Published on 25th January 2018
A team of six Muslim, Sikh and Christian faith leaders together visited Amritsar in India earlier this month.
Published on 17th January 2018
Tributes were paid at the full council meeting last night to Cyrille Regis MBE – West Bromwich Albion legend and Freeman of Sandwell.
Published on 18th December 2017
West Bromwich community heroes were celebrated at a special awards evening.
Published on 9th December 2017
Legendary Black Country developer and philanthropist Dr Roy Richardson was today made an Honorary Freeman of Sandwell.
Published on 10th November 2017
Sandwell Council’s Facing the Future programme has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Business Transformation category in the 2018 LGC Awards.
Published on 25th October 2017
Sandwell Council has pledged to support businesses when unauthorised encampments set up on private land.
Published on 19th October 2017
All Sandwell Council staff will be paid the Living Wage as a minimum from April 2018.
Published on 16th May 2017
Sandwell has a new Mayoral team for the year ahead – with Councillor Ahmadul Haque MBE as Mayor and Councillor Susan Eaves as Deputy Mayor.
Published on 10th May 2017
Sandwell residents have the chance to suggest topics for the council's scrutiny boards to look at.
Published on 22nd March 2017
Council chiefs have backed a new three-year deal with Rights and Equality Sandwell to help promote good community relations and tackle hate crime and discrimination.
Published on 16th February 2017
The clean-up at Black Patch Park in Smethwick has begun after a group of travellers were evicted earlier this week.
Published on 11th January 2017
Sandwell residents who have made a New Year resolution to review their finances are urged not to miss out on a cash-saving energy scheme which could save them money on their fuel bills.
Published on 2nd December 2016
A court has ordered a man to pay £1,757 for illegally dumping black bags, garden waste, a suitcase and shoes in the Black Patch area of Smethwick.
Published on 23rd November 2016
Community-minded Snow Champions will be helping to keep Sandwell clear of ice and snow for the sixth year running.
Published on 13th September 2016
Online sellers using eBay and Gumtree are being encouraged to take part in a new-style Sunday market in West Bromwich town centre.
Published on 29th July 2016
Sandwell Council has pledged its ongoing support for people who serve or have served in the armed forces and their families.
Published on 22nd July 2016
Sandwell councillors have this week visited residents affected by flash-flooding in West Bromwich.
Published on 6th June 2016
Sandwell Council has won two major industry prizes at the prestigious Construction Excellence Awards – Celebrating Construction 2016.
Published on 3rd June 2016
Our latest statement following the publication of reports regarding land sales and other matters.
Published on 20th May 2016
Sandwell Council is today publishing two reports, commissioned by the authority, into various allegations about land sales and other matters.
Published on 29th March 2016
Sandwell Mayor, Councillor Barbara Price, today paid tribute to council leader Councillor Darren Cooper, who died suddenly on Saturday (26 March).
Published on 27th March 2016
It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of the Leader of Sandwell Council, Councillor Darren Cooper who died last night (Saturday 26 March).
Published on 21st March 2016
The inspirational work of people and organisations in Smethwick was celebrated at the town's annual community awards.
Published on 7th March 2016
People are invited to join a Commonwealth Flag-raising ceremony in Oldbury on Monday 14 March, as Sandwell joins more than 800 similar events across the globe.
Published on 2nd November 2015
People in Great Bridge, Princes End and Tipton Green wards can have their say on neighbourhood issues at a drop-in session at the Jubilee Park bonfire event on Friday 6 November.
Published on 20th October 2015
Around 3,000 people will be removed from Sandwell’s electoral register if they fail to register within the next few weeks, officers warn.
Published on 3rd July 2015
Sandwell paid a heartfelt tribute to victims of the Tunisian killings – and showed its determination to unite against terrorism.
Published on 24th June 2015
We've launched a new service to give residents advice, news and information about everything from roadworks to bin collections by email.