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19 May

Dementia Action Week 2021

Help Black Country Brighter Lives charity shine a light on dementia across the Black Country During Dementia Action Week (17-23 May),  Black Country Brighter Lives will be raising awareness of dementia through various events during the week Events Date Time Event How to register and to find out more Monday 17 May 10.30am – 12.30pm...

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    12 February

    Sandwell Aquatics Centre is creating job opportunities for young people in Sandwell

    Sandwell Council is building the new state-of-the-art Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick which is providing opportunities for local people in Sandwell to gain new skills and employment. The council has been determined that its construction and ongoing management will also deliver ‘social value’ for Sandwell and the wider region which will leave a lasting legacy...

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      27 August

      Shoppers, drinkers and diners urged to avoid unsafe businesses

      Shoppers and pub goers are being urged to vote with their feet and avoid businesses not following Covid-19 guidance. Pubs that aren’t taking contact details and shops where people don’t wear masks should be avoided, Sandwell Council has warned. And Sandwell businesses are being urged to take action to follow the Government’s measures to keep...

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        27 August

        Temporary cycle lane set to be installed in Smethwick

        A temporary cycle lane is set to be installed in Smethwick to improve links for cyclists between the town centre and local stations. Sandwell Council will install the lane by the end of the month (August) between Smethwick Galton Bridge and Rolfe Street stations. It will link with National Cycle Route 5 which comes through...

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          25 August

          Free swimming continues in Sandwell

          Free swimming for over 60s and children aged 16 and under will continue at Sandwell leisure centres. As part of the #MoveMoreSandwell programme, which aims to help people live more active lives, Sandwell Council has confirmed it is extending the funding of the free sessions –  for children 16 and under during school holidays and...

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