West Midlands Fire Service have said that a fire at a plastic factory in Tipton is being treated as suspicious.
12 fire engines and 70 firefighters were sent to the scene last night on Jonah Drive.
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS trust is to cut 450 jobs in a bid to make budget savings.Read the full story ›
A former care worker has been handed three life sentences after attempting to poison fellow staff at a home in West Bromwich.Read the full story ›
A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found at a flat in Sandwell.Read the full story ›
Labour have held Sandwell, gaining one seat from an Independent candidate.Read the full story ›
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Sandwell Hospital bosses have apologised to a daughter who claims her terminally ill mother was ‘neglected’ in the days before her death.Read the full story ›
The former Labour Leader Ed Miliband led tributes to the late councillor Darren Cooper at a memorial service being held in his honour.Read the full story ›
This Saturday Manor House Museum will host a St George’s Day Family Fun Day.
There will be a re-enactment encampment, magic, crafts and much more. Food will also be available.
Then on Sunday it’s the annual St George's Day Parade and Family Fun Day. A parade will leave Westminster Road around 10.45am and arrive at Dartmouth Park an hour later.
The Royal British Legion will lead the parade and a remembrance and respect ceremony and one minute silence in the park at 12 noon.
The fun day then runs until 5pm, with a host of entertainment, including Pat Collins Fun Fair, At the fun day there’ll be bouncy castles, slides, go-karts, live performances and a children’s magic show.
There will be loads to see and do, and visitors can get a glimpse of this beautiful 13th century building. You can also bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.sandwell.gov.uk/joininmuseums
A car has crashed into a house in Sandwell. It is not yet known if anyone was injured.