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Illegal encampment dealt with quickly in West Bromwich 

26 Mar 18

Council and police officers acted quickly to deal with an unauthorised encampment of more than 12 vehicles that broke onto land in West Bromwich yesterday.


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Work starts on 50 new council homes 

26 Mar 18

Work has started on a £7.5 million scheme which will see 50 new council homes being built in Wednesbury.


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Staying safe online sessions for parents and pupils 

26 Mar 18

Parents and carers of Sandwell secondary school pupils are invited to attend Clickwise sessions to learn about keeping safe online.


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Howzat! Trio of new cricket pitches in Sandwell 

26 Mar 18

Budding cricketers will be taking wickets on three brand new cricket pitches this spring.


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Wednesbury clock tower make-over completed 

26 Mar 18

A £5,000 make-over to Wednesbury’s historic clock tower is now complete.


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Off-plan scheme sees 38 new council homes for Smethwick 

26 Mar 18

Keys to nine new council homes at a Smethwick estate have been handed over to Sandwell’s housing boss.


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Pupils shine in public speaking contest 

23 Mar 18

Pupils from Wednesbury primary schools took part in a public speaking contest in the Council Chamber at Sandwell Council House today.


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Christmas tree fly-tipper is first to receive on-the-spot £400 fine 

23 Mar 18

Sandwell Council’s enforcement team caught a fly-tipper red-handed as they tried to dump a number of Christmas trees in a Smethwick street.


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Sons of Rest revamp to help local community in Wednesbury 

23 Mar 18

A popular Sons of Rest building in Wednesbury is to be refurbished to help increase the range of activities for the local community.


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Careers adviser praised at national awards 

23 Mar 18

A Sandwell Council employee is celebrating after being recognised by the Career Development Institute at a national awards ceremony.


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Former Wednesbury school to be demolished 

23 Mar 18

A former Wednesbury high school is to be demolished with plans in the pipeline to use the site for an education provision.


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Get involved in Celebrate Sandwell 2018 

23 Mar 18

Sandwell people and organisations are invited to take part in a special event in June to celebrate and promote local community groups.


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Poetry competition winners announced 

22 Mar 18

Sandwell Adult and Family Learning (SAFL) has been celebrating poetry with a competition to find local talented poets.


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Get involved in the SHAPE talent show 

22 Mar 18

Sandwell Council is looking for talented young people to take part in the annual SHAPE Your Talent competition.


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Pupils take drivers to court for speeding outside their school 

22 Mar 18

Schoolchildren are making sure drivers stick to a new 20mph speed limit – by dealing with speeding drivers at their very own “Kids Court”.


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Free swimming scheme extended 

21 Mar 18

Sandwell Council has extended its popular free swimming scheme for young people and those aged 60-plus.


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Wednesbury community heroes celebrated 

21 Mar 18

Congratulations to community heroes in Wednesbury who have received awards in recognition of their positive contributions to the town.


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Two evictions in a day for anti-social behaviour 

21 Mar 18

Sandwell Council evicted two tenants in Tividale on the same day – as a crackdown on anti-social behaviour continues to step up.


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Big Spring Clean back for 2018 

21 Mar 18

Spring is just around the corner and the Big Spring Clean, one of Sandwell’s most popular community campaigns, is back for 2018.


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Great Barr school raising money for mini pitch 

21 Mar 18

Children at Ferndale Primary School in Great Barr are raising money to go towards installing an all-weather pitch on the school field.


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Working together in Sandwell against child sexual exploitation 

21 Mar 18

Sandwell Council, with partners, is continuing the fight against Child Sexula Exploitation (CSE) by raising awareness in the community.


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Easter Coffee Morning Appeal 

20 Mar 18

Councillor Simon Hackett, Cabinet Member for Childrens Services has made a new appeal for people to step forward as foster carers at a coffee morning arranged exclusively for Sandwell foster carers at the Coneygre Youth Arts Centre, in Tipton…


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Make, move and munch health scheme praised 

19 Mar 18

A Sandwell family health programme to help women and children in low income areas to eat better and exercise more is a front-runner in a national campaign to encourage them to live healthier lives.


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Register to vote deadline a month away 

16 Mar 18

Anyone who wants to vote in Sandwell’s local elections on 3 May has until mid-April to register to vote.


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Big Spring Clean is back for 2018 

16 Mar 18

Spring is just around the corner and the Big Spring Clean, one of Sandwell’s most popular community campaigns, is back for 2018.