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Variety Of Events Lined Up For Easter Holidays

  It’s set to be a fun-filled Easter school holidays for children in Sandwell – with staff at museums, libraries and Sandwell Valley drawing up a wide variety of activities for local families. These include a range of Easter-themed events, family fun days, craft sessions and other holiday fun days including seed sowings for the […]

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Pupils Take Drivers To Court For Speeding Outside Their School

Schoolchildren are making sure drivers stick to a new 20mph speed limit – by dealing with speeding drivers at their very own “Kids Court”. Drivers caught speeding in an operation outside Park Hill Primary on Friday (16 March) were given the option of a fine – or face pupils asking difficult questions about why they […]

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Get Involved in SHAPE Talent Show

Sandwell Council is looking for talented young people to take part in the annual SHAPE Your Talent competition. Young people who have a talent in music, dance or entertainment are invited to apply to take part in auditions for this talent competition. Nearly 1,000 young people have taken part in SHAPE talent shows since they […]

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  The Home Office has today launched a new advertising campaign to reduce knife crime among young people. By using real-life stories of young people who made the decision not to carry knives, the #knifefree campaign aims to highlight the consequences of carrying a knife and to inspire young people to pursue positive alternatives. Serious […]

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Sandwell Hidden Treasures 2018

  Sandwell’s Hidden Treasures is open to all amateur artists, schools and community groups wanting to submit a themed piece of work to feature in our summer arts trail. Art work will be shortlisted to a collection of pieces which will be exhibited across the borough, allowing members of the public to vote for the […]

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Free Swimming Scheme Set To Be Extended

Sandwell Council is set to extend its popular free swimming scheme for young people and those aged 60-plus. Cabinet member Councillor Paul Moore said the council plans to extend the scheme for a further two years. Young people aged 16 and under living in Sandwell can currently swim for free at any public swimming session […]

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