Published on 9th December 2017
Legendary Black Country developer and philanthropist Dr Roy Richardson was today made an Honorary Freeman of Sandwell.
Published on 22nd November 2017
The clock tower at Smethwick Council House has been given a new lease of life.
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 5th October 2017
Ambitious plans for how Sandwell will look in 2030 have been outlined at a special event in West Bromwich.
Published on 11th September 2017
Powers to direct travellers to a new transit site in Smethwick have been used for the first time over the weekend.
Published on 8th September 2017
Sandwell Council’s highly successful counter fraud team has been praised for making huge savings after a series of investigations into benefits, house sales and financial dealings.
Published on 1st September 2017
Work has been completed on the West Midlands’ first temporary transit site for travellers in Smethwick, thanks to joint working between Sandwell Council and West Midlands Police.
Published on 22nd August 2017
An injunction banning a travelling family from setting up unauthorised encampments anywhere in Sandwell is now in force after papers were served on the head of the family.
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.