SCVO and The Big Lottery’s Awards for All programme have teamed up to invite applications from local voluntary, community and not-for-profit/charitable organisations in or working in the Rowley Regis Area (i.
The Government is determined to tackle extremism in all its forms: violent and non-violent, neo-Nazi and Islamist.
Continuing on from last week’s e-bulletin here is your next two tips to planning your project.
The Institute of Physics has announced that its public engagement grant scheme is now open for applications.
Did you know that Haden Cross Community Fire Station have a variety of activities to educate and help young people and the community? People who help us project.
OSCAR Sandwell Centre Manager and Elaine Davis attended The Patient Network Support Group in association with the Funeral Organiser on 15th Sept.
Community Connect Foundation (CCF) provides a broad range of services to the communities of Smethwick.
It’s time for the great Bearwood jumble sale with a difference! We Are Bearwood and Mad as a Hatter Tea Party brings you the Bearwood Street Jumble! Lining the streets around the monthly Abbey Road market in Bearwood, stalls will be set up in front...
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation’s popular five-day “Influencing Change” programme will begin again on 8 November 2016.
SCVO is pleased to announce that a further round of funding is now available via the Sandwell Early Help Innovation Fund (SEHIF).
Christian ministry is a high calling and demands on ministers can cause us to weaken.
Round Two of the Healthy Sandwell Micro-Grant Fund is now open for applications.
Sandwell Council is seeking feedback and views on accessing support available for adults who are experiencing mental health issues.
Talent Match is a Black Country wide Lottery funded project that is in the process of securing additional funding through the European Social Fund (ESF).
THIS is another evocative image from the Bugle's collection and it shows a pub in Walsall in the early 1900s.
UNUSUALLY, for such an old photograph, we know exactly when this picture was taken April 17, 1895.
Spent half an hour messing with the camera this week...
With the mighty successful Crafty Pantry done and dusted it’s time to move on and start thinking about the next opportunity to celebrate craftiness in Bearwood.
Dear Parent/Carer We had a really successful Raising Achievement Event last week.
Sandwell Council would like to invite you to the Locality Working Partnership Event.
Giving World Online is a registered charity which allows groups to access free goods donated by businesses and public sector organisations through their website.
Welcome to a new feature SCVO are introducing to ask for your opinion on ‘hot’ topics of the day.
The Church Urban Fund lookup tool has been recently updated with the latest statistics to provide you with in depth and easy to access insight into the area that you live.
HALF a century after a sweep of a bureaucrat's pen obliterated centuries of local history and tradition, Black Country folk are still angry at the loss of their old boroughs and boundaries.
The Boundary Commission are in the process of reviewing the current Parliamentary Boundaries, which define the geographic area represented by each MP – their Parliamentary constituency.
Did you know the condition of your home can affect your health and well being? Sandwell has a Healthy Homes Advocate Project in your area that aims to improve your health by improving the quality and condition of your housing.
That's great thank you, we'll be sure to tag you in them! See you soon in the centre! Lucy...
THESE evocative images from the last great years of the steam age have been kindly passed on to us by Reece Atkiss of Oldbury.
Sandwell was on fire with rumours over the weekend about the late Smethwick scumbag, Darren Cooper.
Janice Stirrup, a mother of two and grandmother of one (with another grandchild expected very soon) has completed a zip wire run at Velocity Zip World in Snowdonia.
This site has not hidden the notion we DO NOT trust Theresa May's government to get the best deal for the British in our exit negotiations, the reasons are simple, she is a strong remain MP, she loves Europe, worst of all she refuses to introduce any...
Dear Lazy Tom (as your local Unite Regional Organiser publicly calls you), As you know, I write a community newsletter in Sandwell (aka "Sadwell") where you are supposed to be an MP - at least when you can manage to drag yourself away your London ...
Luke Morton, who lived in Bearwood for all of his short life, tragically drowned in August off Mwnt beach in Wales where he had gone to observe the seals and dolphins.
Just when you thought this outfit was on the way out (owing taxpayers huge sums of rent) it seems they have found another mug organisation to fund them! And worse, they have also set up a mysterious organisation to serve [sic] Wednesbury called "5 ...
Rejoice, rejoice - at least while you read the first part of this post! All the rumours of the last couple of weeks are true and The Skidder is pleased to be able to reveal that "Sadwell" Council's unpopular "Assistant Chief Executive" Melanie Dudley...
Labour Sandwell Council during the Cooper/Britton era became notorious for corruption, incompetence and cronyism.
A torch-lit community procession in solidarity with refugees promoting hope, friendship and welcome, the Procession of Light will meet at the Fountain, walk through the woods and culminate at the Pavilion.
This weekend there is a consultation event for young people who want to contribute ideas for how the skate park in Lightwoods Park can be improved.
I don't know why Mr Keith Harrison, who purports to be the "editor" of The Wolverhampton c*ck-suckers (aka The Express and Star), has been so keen to allow his rag to peddle the lies about Dickhead Darren Cooper (Deceased) and Mahboob Hussain's bent ...
So, after years of neglect and vandalism, it finally looks like the end for the once beautiful cottage on Sandon Road.
Even by Simon Lea's exceptional standards…this is breathtakingly beautiful.
The proven liar Labour Cllr "lol" Ian Jones is apparently due to appear before the Sandwell Council Audit Committee on Thursday 29th September.
You can drive down Norman Road and hardly notice the Thimblemill Brook, but it is one of our lesser known local beauty spots and it is home to a wide variety of plant life and wildlife species.
Bearwood's renowned mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala currently has an exhibition of her work at Winterbourne House in Edgbaston.
Two groups who have successfully organised some of Bearwood’s biggest and most loved events are joining forces next weekend (September 17th) to put on a Crafty Pantry Food Festiva l.
Unfortunately the litter pick of Thimblemill Brook this Saturday (10th) has had to be cancelled.
It was one of the great mysteries of recent "Sadwell" times how the ill-thought of Garry Morris managed to hold down a well-paid job at Sandwell Council whilst keeping his talents and abilities so well-concealed.
Why not get some more information, at Thimblemill Library on 29th September, 6.30pm...
A few years ago Warley Woods finished runner up in a popular online vote to name the best green flag park in the UK.
Janice Stirrup, a mother of two and grandmother of one from Oldbury is to undertake an extreme and challenging sponsored zip wire run in aid of a local charity, Sandwell Young Carers.
So Theresa is holding a big meeting at checkers, well don't hold your breath on the outcome, as most of her EU loving team want to submit to the EU's threats, made by the EU's autocratic unelected dictatorial masters.
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...
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