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New climate campaign launches today!


Friday 28 May marks the launch of a new government initiative to tackle climate change.

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Reduce waste, save money, share resources: attend this resource matching workshop


Sign up for an interactive session with EnTRESS tomorrow (Thursday 27 May) and link with other organisations to share resources, reduce waste and do more for the environment.

Low Carbon and Circular Economy Innovation Fund networking event


West Midlands food and drink manufacturers and low carbon businesses are being invited to a virtual event being held in June by the West Midlands Low Carbon and Circular Economy Fund. The event will provide an opportunity to find out if your business could benefit from the grant funding.

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Make history in Sandwell: tell your pandemic story


The people at Sandwell Archive are launching a project called ‘Pandemic: The People’s Story’. They’re inviting you to tell your tales.

Sandwell cremation service provider secures funding for growth


A Sandwell cremation service provider has secured funding to expand its operations, purchase new equipment and create jobs in the region.

Celebrating Sandwell’s heritage


It’s International Museum Day, and we’re marking the occasion with an overview of the great educational and entertaining places to visit in our borough.

Get planting! The Urban Tree Challenge Fund is open for applications


The Urban Tree Challenge Fund (UTCF), which is aiming to increase tree numbers in urban areas through small-scale planting projects, has reopened.

New West Midlands Ambulance Service hub being built in Sandwell


A new multimillion pound ambulance service hub for West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) is being built in Oldbury on the site of a disused quarry. The hub will see a significant increase in ambulance operational capability for the Black Country and Birmingham.

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Lockdown easing in Sandwell: info for people and businesses


The next stage of England’s lockdown easing will begin on Monday (17 May). Here’s what the relaxing of restrictions means for Sandwell people and businesses – plus information to help keep you and your business premises safe.

Fully funded management training


The Institute of Leadership and Management is offering fully funded training leading to a Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management.