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20 March

Closure of some council buildings and cancellation of public events in Sandwell

Some Sandwell Council buildings will close and events will be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Leader of Sandwell Council, Councillor Yvonne Davies, has confirmed that all events taking place in Sandwell will be cancelled or postponed for the next 12 weeks. This means all events and organised activities in Sandwell’s parks, museums, libraries...

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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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