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Free energy crisis webinar

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free webinar to help businesses understand and navigate the energy crisis.

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Free Birmingham 2022 activities at Sandwell Festival Site

Everyone is invited to enjoy the key moments from the Commonwealth Games for free at Sandwell Valley Showground in West Bromwich.

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Sandwell ready to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay today

Sandwell is excited to welcome more than 100 inspirational baton bearers who will be carrying the Queen’s Baton across the six towns of our borough today. Sandwell is one of only a few areas in the country to have the privilege of hosting the Queen’s Baton Relay for a full day.

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Free cycle hire during the Commonwealth Games

West Midlands Cycle Hire is making it easy to get around during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Whether you’re attending events or travelling around the region as normal, you can get two free 30 minute cycle hire rides a day from Wednesday 27 July until Monday 8 August.

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Sandwell Council launches MySandwell App for residents

Have you got the new MySandwell app yet? The recently launched app enables Sandwell residents to easily access council services and report issues at the click of a button.

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Free cyber security support for businesses

The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands is offering free membership to businesses in the West Midlands region.

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Free webinar on protecting workers’ rights

On Tuesday 19 July there will be a free webinar to explain some of the key things businesses need to consider to ensure their workers’ rights are protected.

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A display of plant pots spelling out "Seddon 125!" on the grass

Seddon brings social value to Sandwell school in 125th birthday celebrations

We love to see social value in action. As part of its 125th anniversary celebrations, construction company Seddon donated 125 pieces of gardening equipment to benefit Rowley Hall primary school children.

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A screengrab from the BBC show 'Back in Time for Birmingham' showing two people walking towards the Red Lion pub in West Bromwich.

West Bromwich pub goes ‘Back in Time’ for the BBC

The Red Lion in West Bromwich has been featured on BBC show ‘Back in Time for Birmingham’.

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Sandwell planners honoured with award for excellence

Congratulations to Sandwell planners! Sandwell Council’s planners have been honoured in this year’s prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) West Midlands Awards for Planning Excellence.

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