Roads, travel and parking news
Published on 15th December 2017
Thirty-four fly-tippers have now been issued with maximum £400 fines as Sandwell Council's crackdown continues.
Published on 29th November 2017
Work is set to start on a new cycle route linking Blackheath town centre and Rowley Regis train station.
Published on 20th November 2017
A speed activated sign which flashes up the registration number of speeding vehicles is one of the latest measures to keep schoolchildren safe in Great Barr.
Published on 13th November 2017
Sandwell Council has announced plans for a new walking scheme to improve the existing public rights of way in the Bescot area.
Published on 5th October 2017
An interactive road safety computer game is being rolled out across Sandwell schools.
Published on 13th September 2017
Wildflowers could be adding a splash of colour to gardens as well as grass verges in Sandwell next summer.
Published on 12th September 2017
The latest spot checks on taxis operating in Sandwell found 17 out of 19 vehicles met all legal requirements.
Published on 15th August 2017
Taxi drivers who break the rules are being taken off the road, thanks to the work of Sandwell Council’s taxi licensing enforcement team.
Published on 28th July 2017
A more environmentally friendly way of resurfacing roads is being used in Sandwell – re-using hundreds of tonnes of recycled stone chippings.
Published on 7th July 2017
Speeding drivers caught outside a Sandwell school have been urged to slow down – by being put before a “Kids Court” where they faced questions from schoolchildren.
Published on 15th June 2017
Children have picked up their pens and pencils in a bid to improve road safety outside their Great Barr school.
Published on 16th January 2017
Pupils have launched a campaign to produce signs and banners to help keep children and adults safe on the road outside their Great Barr school.
Published on 13th December 2016
Work to connect more than 200 new homes in Rowley Regis to gas, water and electricity supplies is set to start in the New Year.
Published on 3rd October 2016
5,000 streetlights across Sandwell are being fitted with new LED bulbs, saving the council £120,000 a year on electricity bills.
Published on 21st July 2016
Work will start next week (July 25) to upgrade sewers in Oldbury.
Published on 20th July 2016
Major improvements are coming to a busy junction in Bearwood as part of a £700,000 scheme.
Published on 6th July 2016
Sandwell people are being urged to join a national survey to get local views on the borough’s highways and transport services.
Published on 5th May 2016
Forge Lane and Park Lane in West Bromwich will reopen to through traffic at 6pm tomorrow (Friday 6 May) for the weekend.
Published on 14th December 2015
People can now have their say on whether Hackney Carriage taxis should also be allowed in a bus and cycle only zone proposed for part of West Bromwich town centre.
Published on 7th August 2015
Motorists are being warned of a road closure in Tipton which is expected to cause delays in the surrounding area.
Published on 9th February 2015
Sandwell Council have drawn up plans to improve traffic flow at Birchley Island in Oldbury.