13 hrs ago
International Business Times
Coventry, Norwich and the Black Country to Benefit from 39,000 Jobs Boost
More than 39,000 jobs will be created across Coventry, Norwich and the Black Country by 2025 as part of a 320m public and private sector investment plan.
17 hrs ago
Black Country Bugle
New Zealand Bugle reader's thanks
A NOTE from New Zealand to say thank you so very much for the copy of The Bugle that you sent to me by arrangement with Mrs Judith Stephens of Newport.
21 hrs ago
New health centre opening at Rowley Regis Hospital to ease A&E wards in winter
A BRAND new health centre is opening at Rowley Regis Hospital to help overstretched local accident and emergency wards cope with soaring demand in winter months.
'Thousands of jobs due' in funding
More than 5,000 jobs and 1,500 apprenticeships could be created in the Black Country over the next four years under a Government scheme.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Gove slammed for snubbing Sandwell in visit to the region
Mr Gove and Sandwell Council have been at odds since he controversially axed nine school rebuilds in 2010 in the borough just a day after promising the school rebuilding programme would go ahead.
Rubbish pile firm's licence revoked
A company responsible for a huge pile of rubbish that it has repeatedly failed to remove has had its licence revoked.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Police launch speeding crackdown at accident blackspot
Drivers caught flouting the speed limit on the Hagley Road, in Sandwell will be handed A 60 fines and points on their licence.
Your Communities: Sandwell mayor visits primary school
Wet Wet Wet are coming to Birmingham for the first time in six years - and they've only toured three times over the last 15 years.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
James Morris MP column: Why HS2 is so important for our economy
IN this month's column Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris outlines his support for the controversial HS2 rail link.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Parking problems set to be solved by new Haden Hill car park
Parking paradise: SLT's chairperson, Lois Taylor, and Haden Hill Leisure Centre manager, Stuart Winslow, open the new car park.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
'Shop-a-drink-driver' reward offered
A potential A 200 reward is on offer to people who report drink-drive offences as part of a Christmas safety campaign.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
a Soccer star kicked off 40th anniversary celebrations for a Sandwell mental health charity.
Ex-Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle joined The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, which runs services and sessions across Cradley Heath , Blackheath , Oldbury and Old Hill for the milestone occasion.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
A 20m underpass 'closed for repairs'
Councillor Maria Crompton said: "It is important all parts of the junction are of the highest standard and so the contractor must replace areas of surfacing that have not passed our tests.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Increasing demand for benefits forces Sandwell Council to hire new employees
Problems with the waiting times and efficiency of the benefits hotline were raised at the Cradley Heath and Old Hill Neighbourhood Forum.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Girl, seven, died of liver and heart failure three days after medics...
A seven-year-old girl died from heart and liver failure three days after being discharged from an Accident and Emergency department with blue lips, an inquest heard.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Multi-million pound extension opened at Rowley Regis school
Classroom boost at Rowley Hall: Oliver Forsyth, aged five, Emily Amos, aged four, Sandwell mayor Linda Horton, headteacher Nicola Stanley, governor Kita Amos, chairman Kevin Morris, head pupils Beth Winup and Alex Hadley, both aged 10. STAFF and pupils at a Rowley Regis school celebrated the official opening of an extension as part of a A 7 million ... (more)
Halesowen and Sandwell support Children in Need
SCHOOLS and businesses across Halesowen and Sandwell rallied to raise funds for this year's record breaking Children In Need appeal.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Small World News Service
Girl, 7, died of liver failiure days after bungling doctors discharged her from hospital
A seven-year-old girl died of liver failure just days after bungling doctors discharged her from hospital - even though her lips were BLUE, an inquest has heard.
Butlins holiday camp redcoat auditions at Birmingham Hippodrome
The holiday camp company's entertainment team visited Birmingham Hippodrome, where they met all-singing and all-dancing jugglers, magicians and acrobats.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Noddy Holder may get freedom of town
The proposition is to be put to the full council of the borough in a meeting at 18:00 GMT.