Press

Teamworx project helps vulnerable children: 9th December 2016

Schools have praised a unique Sandwell scheme to keep scores of vulnerable children out of trouble.

Fly-tipper fined for dumping rubbish in Smethwick: 2nd December 2016

A court has ordered a man to pay £1,757 for illegally dumping black bags, garden waste, a suitcase and shoes in the Black Patch area of Smethwick.

Offenders clear 23 tonnes in Safer Six campaign: 25th November 2016

A whopping 23 tonnes of rubbish was cleared from Sandwell streets and parks by supervised offenders working in Community Payback teams during the borough’s annual Safer 6 campaign.

Sandwell tackling domestic violence and abuse:  25th November 2016

Sandwell safety chiefs are marking White Ribbon Day (25 November) with a renewed pledge to tackle domestic violence and support victims.

New £400 fines for fly-tipping in Sandwell: 17 November 2016

Litter louts who illegally dump waste and rubbish in Sandwell face a £400 fixed penalty fine under new measures agreed by Sandwell councillors.

New magazine for expectant mums: 15th November 2016

Health experts in Sandwell have launched a new advice magazine aimed at helping expectant parents prepare for the birth of their child.

Sandwell domestic abuse work recognised: 11th November 2016

Sandwell Police and Sandwell Council have received a prestigious award for building stronger links to help families affected by domestic violence and abuse.

Weigh in on smart scales at libraries: 7 November 2016

People keen to lose weight are getting help with unique smart scales – located at Sandwell libraries as part of a ground breaking health scheme.

Help to battle obesity: 1st November 2016

People keen to lose weight are getting help with unique smart scales – located at Sandwell libraries as part of a ground breaking health scheme.

More people recovering from drug dependency in Sandwell: 25th October 2016

More and more people are recovering from drug dependency in Sandwell, latest figures show.

New pledge on hate crime to increase reporting: 14 October 2016

A drive to make sure people recognise hate crime and know how to report it is under way in Sandwell.

Have your say on new bid to tackle anti-social behaviour: 4th August 2016

People have six weeks – from 1 August to 9 September – to have their say about a move to bring in a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in West Bromwich Central and Princes End, Tipton.