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Tipton site has bright future

A derelict Tipton industrial site will be brought back to life by Black Country metal recycling company Enablelink.

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Proud to be part of Sandwell's Towns Fund Partnership

Smethwick Town Fund: government go-ahead for five projects

Funding for five Smethwick regeneration projects has been given the go-ahead by central government. Find out what this means for Sandwell.

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Green McCloskey diggers prepare land for HS2 in Birmingham

Virtual conference: HS2 business opportunities

You’re invited to attend a virtual conference on Thursday 9 June and hear directly from those involved in the HS2 project about resulting opportunities for West Midlands businesses.

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Two green events not to miss

Help your Sandwell business do more to protect the environment. Register for these two free events and find out 1) how to move from disposable plastic to sustainable materials and 2) how thermal conversion can turn asbestos into sustainable aggregate.

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Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework shortlisted for prestigious awards

A collaborative project spanning Birmingham and Sandwell has been shortlisted for two important awards. But what is the Smethwick to Birmingham Corridor Framework and how will it benefit our region?

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Plan of canalised development

Scheme for 50 apartments at historic Sandwell canalside site

A historic canalside site in Sandwell with plans submitted to build 50 apartments has come on the market for £1.25m. The Grade II-listed Boat Gauging House is located at the Tipton canal basin off Factory Road.

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Public consultation on smoke control in Sandwell

Sandwell Council has launched a public consultation on proposals to make the borough a smoke control area. 

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Oldbury retail park completed

Birchley Island Retail Park on Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury is officially open.

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M6 Junction 10 closure map

M6 Junction 10: Full weekend closure Friday 20 – Monday 23 May

The old north bridge at Junction 10 of the M6 will be demolished over the weekend of Friday 20 May to Monday 23 May. The carriageway will be closed in both directions at Junction 10 and the north entry slip road will be closed at Junction 9 for the whole weekend.

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History to be #MadeInSandwell when the Queen’s Baton Relay visits the borough

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Sandwell on Monday 25 July during its final journey through England this summer. A busy schedule of activities and events are planned for the day across the borough.

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