Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough.
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.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion.
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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Tony Pulis was left ruing his side's first half mistakes at Anfield today that left Albion 'staring down a barrel' and facing an uphill task.
Jurgen Klopp has described Gareth McAuley's late consolation goal at Anfield as 'lucky', but he did praise Chris Brunt's delivery.
Liverpool survived a late scare at Anfield today to go second in the table as Albion's four-match unbeaten run came to end.
Boss Tony Pulis claims Saido Berahino is “worth fighting for” after confirming the striker will not return for Albion until he is back in shape.
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THE boxing world was in shock tonight after Oldbury boxer Craig Cunningham pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year.
OLDBURY boxer Craig Cunningham pulled off an upset by forcing an eighth round stoppage against former Olympian Anthony Agogo at Birmingham's Barclaycard Arena tonight.
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DUDLEY Sports’ winless run extended to nine games with defeat at rivals Cradley Town last Saturday.
TIVIDALE lifted themselves off the bottom of the Midland Football League Premier Division with victory at Quorn last Saturday.
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The future looks bright for the clubs youngsters.
Film maker Michael Moore says he has had enough of the US invading other countries and stealing their natural resources…he wants the US to go to other countries and steal their good ideas and superior lifestyle choices.
For one day only We Are Bearwood are re-opening Coffee Junction for a conversation café where we will be giving free drinks and cakes in exchange for a bit of your time and your stories of Bearwood, both real and imagined.
One of Simon Lea's beautiful photographs of the park Warley Woods has been voted one of the most popular public parks in Britain from those parks awarded Green Flag status.
Samuel Johnson`s assertion that patriotism is this last refuge of a scoundrel only works if the scoundrel is clever enough to manipulate prejudice and ignorance to manufacture a state of false patriotism and, therefore, extreme international danger...
I don't like to deal in rumours but it is a great shame that so many folk in Sandwell "do a Watson" when asked perfectly reasonable questions.
I have tonight received the following letter by hand-delivery from SMBC which is not marked as being sent on a private and confidential basis: It will probably come as no surprise that SMBC make no comment with regard to the substantive allegation ...
An open letter to Edward Timpson MP, Minister for Vulnerable Children with copies to Cllr Steve Eling, Jan Britton (for what that is worth) and The Albion Foundation.
The new Serenity Café opens next Monday, (just up from the Bear pub) and the owner, Jake, tells me that all customers calling in on the opening day will be welcomed with a free cup of tea or coffee, and a piece of cake.
On Friday, 14 October 2016 CARES is holding a fundraising Pamper Party at the Victoria Centre, Suffrage Street, Smethwick B66 3QB (close to Asda, Cape Hill).
The lovely sunny autumn days have inspired me to get out and about around the Vicarage with the camera on my mobile phone.
Mahboob Hussain not only enjoys the protection of West Midlands Police (!!!!) but also (STILL) has a large number of staff at Jan Britton's bent Sandwell Council in his thrall.
It’s turned rather chilly this week.
Recently I have started combining two tech blessings – the YouBible app and my mobile phone’s camera, using YouBible’s nifty ‘image’ menu that appears if you underline a verse.
A Birmingham 5K charity fun run has been given an Olympic-sized boost by a gold medal winning British hockey player.
Some of the people who had a garden stall washed out yesterday are giving it another go today.
Thick as Thieves theatre have clocked up thousands of miles travelling round the UK performing in open-air Shakespeare productions.
It’s been too long since I’ve blogged and too much has happened to write about: much joy, much sadness and many glimpses of beauty.
We have just come back from a two non-birding holiday to Croatia and Montenegro.
BACK in March, the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile in Sandwell saw local people running one, three or six miles in aid of Sport Relief.
We are proud to announce that we will be hosting our first Christmas Market, on Friday 9th December 2016 from 5pm-8pm.
Please CLICK HERE to view the October Half Term revision timetable.
BITA Pathways is a registered Charity based in Birmingham, supporting people experiencing mental ill health.
Landau is a registered West Bromwich based charity centered on providing supportive opportunities primarily to individuals who are disadvantaged or disabled, or not in education, employment or training.
Dear Parent/Carer Please CLICK HERE to view the presentationdelivered to parents at the KS4 Parent Evening on Wednesday 19th October to support with 'Life After Levels'.
Bob Lloyd has served on the Board of Murray Hall Community Trust for many years but has now taken the decision to step down.
For one day only ‘We Are Bearwood’ are re-opening Coffee Junction for a conversation café where we will be giving free drinks and cakes in exchange for a bit of your time and your stories of Bearwood, both real and imagined.
A series of free holiday lunch clubs are being held in Sandwell at the end of term and during the October half term as part of a major charity drive to help families in the area eat better and improve their health.
The Terrence Higgins Trust is based at Pure Offices in Broadwell Road, Oldbury B69 4BY, where a drop in service is available.
A drive to make sure people recognise hate crime and know how to report it is under way in Sandwell.
Sandwell Adult Family learning are pleased to announce they will be running Employability Workshops at Central Sixth, New Square, New Street, West Bromwich.
Motorists are being advised about new car parking charges which will come into effect at Sandwell Valley in West Bromwich next month.
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WEST Midlands engineering group GKN has sold a German subsidiary in a deal worth almost £177m.
A BIRMINGHAM retail park close to the site of the Jaguar plant at Castle Bromwich is being offered for sale as part of a £260m portfolio, according to reports.
Builders' merchant behind Toolstation and Wickes brands says future trading is difficult to predict as it eyes more than 30 branches for closure...
AROUND 300 new manufacturing jobs could be created in the West Midlands with construction of a new multi-million-pound development close to the site of Jaguar Land Rovers engine plant set to be...
The Greater Icknield and Smethwick Housing Growth Prospectus will drive 400 million development over five key brownfield sites in Birmingham and Smethwick...
Trade union Unite calls for swift resolution after baggage handling firm Aviator announces it will withdraw staff from airport at the end of next month...
THE West Bromwich Building Society has announced a senior appointment as it looks to progress to the next stage of its growth.
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.
Unemployed teenagers can get career advice and support at a fun roadshow in Oldbury and Wednesbury next week.
For the second year running, Sandwell Council has welcomed a delegation of Chinese officials, in order to forge international friendship and business links.
Response by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to frank rufus on 21 October 2016 .
The results are in for the Safer 6 campaign’s second week, which had a special focus on Wednesbury.
Remembrance Sunday parades and services will be held in all of Sandwell’s six towns this November.
Keen gardeners and school children at a Sandwell allotment site are urging shoppers to back their efforts to raise £12,000 to help improve their plots and the local environment.
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