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18 March

Sandwell Council announces help and financial support during coronavirus outbreak

Sandwell Council has announced a raft of measures to help people during the coronavirus outbreak. Leader of the Council Councillor Yvonne Davies has announced assistance for anyone self-isolating who doesn’t have any family, friends or neighbours to help them. Councillor Davies said: “We will do our best to help with food deliveries, medical supplies and...

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    16 March

    Call for new members for Friends group at Jubilee Park

    A volunteers group that is helping to make improvements at Jubilee Park in Tipton is looking for new members. The Friends of Jubilee Park group, which was set up in 2018, is bringing people together to support initiatives at the park and get everyone using and enjoying the green space. A council town grant of...

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      16 March

      Thousands of trees being planted in Sandwell

      Tree planting is well under way in Sandwell and 5,000 trees have been delivered by The Woodland Trust. Sandwell parks staff along with councillors, volunteers from park friends groups and local school children have all helped to plant the trees at sites across the borough. As part of the project named ‘Together we Grow’, Sandwell...

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        16 March

        Statement from Sandwell Council on first confirmed COVID-19 case in Sandwell

        A first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Sandwell. Lisa McNally, Director of Public Health for Sandwell, said: “I’d like to reassure people that we are working with health partners at a regional and national level to do everything we can to stop the virus spreading and ensure the people of Sandwell are...

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          12 March

          New classes to help learn English

          People in Sandwell can sign up to new classes to learn English in West Bromwich. The programme, which is being run by Fircroft College, provides free beginner classes to provide English lessons for speakers of other languages. The course, which is running over a period of eight weeks with a certificate of achievement for successful attendees,...

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