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Helping older people stay active

Sandwell Council and Active Black Country have teamed up help older people stay active. The Council is working with Active Black Country to distribute older age care packs to older people living in supported accommodation in Sandwell. The packs include exercise equipment such as a stress ball and exercise band […]

Local business walked Dudley Trail

Employees from The Lee, Shaw Partnership hit the trail on 13th September to raise money for charity Staff from The Lee, Shaw Partnership showed of their walking boots  and undertook the 13 mile ‘ruby’ route which marks 40 years of the annual walking event. In light of new Government restrictions […]

Housing boss thanks tenants for patience

Sandwell’s housing boss has thanked council tenants for their patience in waiting for non-urgent repairs to be carried out during the coronavirus pandemic. And he said that housing repairs teams were making excellent progress, as they worked hard to catch up on outstanding work that had been out on hold […]

Sandwell Libraries still going strong

Sandwell Libraries has seen a huge increase in new members and use of its online services. Despite Covid-19 lockdown, Sandwell Libraries have continued to supply eBooks and eAudiobooks, online family activity sessions to help families stuck inside their homes and the annual Summer Reading Challenge. Councillor Danny Millard, cabinet member […]

Adopt A Street steps up in fight against litter

More people are being invited to help keep their neighbourhood litter-free following Sandwell’s Adopt A Street scheme being extended. Funding from Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and Sandwell’s Big Spring Clean campaign mean more streets can now get involved. The campaign is run by Litter Watch and supported by […]