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A contract to provide summer activities for children is cancelled as staff do not have the proper criminal records checks, a council says.
West Brom head coach Tony Pulis says they need to sign "five players" if they are to have a successful season.
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West Bromwich Albion accept Aston Villa's bid for Wales defender James Chester, reports BBC WM.
West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace agrees a deal to sell the club to a Chinese investment group led by entrepreneur Guochuan Lai.
Emergency services were called to Hawkeswood Metal in Aston Church Road at 8.45am to reports that a wall had collapsed.
Guns Village School wants to change its name over link to weapons - but some parents say the title is historic.
A petition has been launched by parents to stop Guns Village Primary School in West Bromwich changing its name.
Council bosses will open talks with schools across Sandwell to debate children going on holiday during term time.
A 19-year-old student dies after being hit by a car in Sandwell, as another man is arrested on suspicion of driving while on drugs.
A community cafe in Smethwick that helps youngsters with learning disabilities get into work could close in July, it has been claimed.
An investigation is launched into an allegation a senior Sandwell councillor urged his authority to buy back his mother's previously council-owned home.
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Baggies Boing - Middlesbrough 28-08-16 Vitalfootball:WBA:29/08/2016 13:37:00 Premier League (returning) new boys Middlesbrough remain unbeaten with West Brom having to settle for a point from a nil-nil draw.
Nacer Chadli is having a medical today ahead of his club-record £13million move from Tottenham Hotspur to West Brom.
Matt Wilson gives his latest update and discusses the Albion transfer activity before deadline day...
Exiled full-back Cristian Gamboa could be given an escape route from West Brom by Scottish champions Celtic as head coach Tony Pulis attempts to off-load his fringe players.
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Tividale 1, Loughborough University 1...
Follow the action as Tividale take on Loughborough University at The Beeches today (3pm).
TIVIDALE will welcome Loughborough University to the Beeches tomorrow looking for their first league win of the season.
OLD Hill face a vital clash with Sutton Coldfield on Saturday as they continue to right for survival in Division One of the Birmingham Premier League.
'The Baggies Bomber’ Tommy Langford will challenge Chris Eubank Jnr for the British middleweight title in Wales on October 22.
Just weeks after Bearwood lost the Coffee Junction cafe, we hear of another one planning to open.
Thanks to a correspondent who has solved another little mystery...
Hold on to your hats, pants and socks because they will be blown off with this one! The new regime under Steve Eling is now having to cope with the fallout from the disastrous Cooper/Britton regime and costs are being cut and cash scrimped from all ...
Simon Lea's Misty summer woods… Taken this morning up in the woods.
A message from Julia Morris… Unfortunately Rounder’s at Lightwoods Park is cancelled for this evening but will be back on next week – hope to see you there...
Loony Labour Sandwell Council have spent a small fortune - still to be confirmed but subject to a Freedom of Information Request - on the pathetic "Wragge Report" into a few selected land sales by the corrupt Borough..
Thick scumbag Darren Cooper hated "the arts" and was only too happy to work with Mahboob Hussain to destroy The Public.
I am indebted to the new Cabinet Member for Leisure, Richard Marshall, for replying in detail concerning the Sandwell Great Train Robbery.
An extensive programme of work is due to start on the Bearwood Road/Sandon Road/Three Shires Oak Road junction next Monday.
How I ever missed this story I shall never know but, once again, I am indebted to local residents for their input into this community newsletter.
The three characteristics of the Cooper/Britton regime at Labour Sandwell Council were corruption, cronyism and incompetence.
All over the UK good and true Conservatives are worried that the “Remain” team inside this new cabinet will NOT deliver our Exit to Britain's best advantage.
Regulars may be aware of my filming efforts via "Periscope" after the last Council meeting (including the classic when ex-Mayor Derek Rowley threatened to kick me "in the bollocks").
The Cooper/Britton years were notorious for poor governance (and worse) and one of the hallmarks was no or no adequate consultation on important issues - often, under Britton's administrative "leadership" "lol", also illegally - see, for example, the...
We have just returned from 12 days in Thailand, this wasn't a birding/wildlife holiday.
THE history of Oldbury Carnival is peppered with individual memories and anecdotes of those who regularly attended them, the procession having been repeated over many decades until interest in such socially historic events such as these waned in ...
Many of you will have heard the phases Sustainability and Transformation footprints or Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs), and may well be involved in the work around STPs already.
West Bromwich Albion FC are delighted to announce the Club will host Delhi Dynamos in an international friendly at The Hawthorns.
Students at Oldbury Academy are celebrating following the publication of the 2016 GCSE results.
WE WONDER how many blushing birdes arrived at their weddings in this car, a 1959 Chevrolet Impala.
I WORKED at furniture makers Pel in Oldbury from 1952 until approximately 1961.
This is the first day the Robbies have put our collective feet up since leaving the UK.
Tell us what you do We provide tennis for anyone in Wednesbury who wants to play.
Day Hospice services are an important part of End of Life Care and should support patients to live as well as possible in their last months of life.
I wrote this post offline on day 60, but we have either not had the time or reliable wi-fi since then (even now I can’t upload pictures!) We’re taking an afternoon rest in Taman Negara after a sweaty jungle trek and canopy walk which we finished ...
If there is someone that you think deserves to be commended for their outstanding contributions in the community, or for their inspirational impact as a role model to others in their community then please nominate! We have nominations open for the ...
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The Jaguar Land Rover supplier has bought Midlands firm WILD automotive creating a roup with 10 manufacturing plants across the UK, Germany and Hungary...
PROFITS at Birmingham Airport have soared by nearly £10m as its passenger numbers continue to set new records.
Zafar Khan will replace Richard Adam when he retires later this year...
STRONG growth in its support services operation has led to a 10% first half revenue boost for construction and facilities management group Carillion.
DOUBTS about the robustness of the manufacturing industry have been dispelled slightly after new figures showed output in the sector continuing to grow.
Eleven million passengers have passed through the transport hub since August 2015 with the airport now targeting 12 million over next year...
JAGUAR LAND ROVER has become the UKs first premium carmaker to offer a fully online purchasing package.
BIRMINGHAM Airport has recorded its busiest-ever 12-month period, processing more than 11 million passengers.
Safer 6 Campaign is Back for Autumn 2015 Sandwell’s Safer 6 campaign is back again for 2015 – Six weeks of targeted action and community safety work across the boroughs six towns.
Pupils from a Sandwell school are celebrating, after taking first place in the final of the West Midlands Fire Service Schools’ Safety Challenge 2015.
Members of Wednesbury Young Firefighters Association are set to head off to Poland to represent the UK in the 2015 CTIF (International Technical Committee for the Prevention and Extinction of Fire) competition.
A Birmingham community group is set to be heard loud and clear, after receiving a second-hand PA system from West Midlands Fire Service.
Battering Ram Cam - Crime blitz continues across Sandwell This week saw another series of early morning raids across Sandwell as part of #SpringSafer6.
At 1.17pm today (Wed 29 April) we received a 999 call reporting a large fire at a plastics factory on Tat Bank Road in the Langley area of Oldbury.
A Sandwell councillor is seeking volunteers to help him to try to launch a Wednesbury Horticultural Show in a bid to give local flower and vegetable growers the chance to show-off their skills.
England Golf has announced it will hold the English County Golf Finals in 2016 at Sandwell Park Golf Club, West Bromwich.
Come and join us for a day full of fun at Victoria Park, Tipton to celebrate the 10th Tipton Community Fun Day as part of the Tipton Communities Connected Programme.
Response by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to Devinder Dhallu on 26 August 2016 .
Response by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to Callum Finn on 26 August 2016 .
Students in Sandwell are bringing in a bumper set of GCSE results in schools across the area.
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Taken at Sandwell Valley Park in the Farm area.
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