A mystery ticket holder from West Bromwich has just 24 hours to come forward as the rightful owner of a £1 million EuroMillions jackpot.Read the full story ›
A rare eel has been discovered in a waterway in West Bromwich - after swimming 3,500 miles from Bermuda.Read the full story ›
One lane is closed due to people slowing to look at accident on M5 Southbound between J1 A41 / A4252 / Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham) and J2 A4123 (Oldbury / Birmingham).
Lane three (of three) was closed as smoke was blowing across the carriageway.
The M5 northbound carriageway is blocked after a car spun into the central barrier in the West Midlands, causing a multi-car pile-up.
The smash happened on Sunday evening between J2 A4123 (Oldbury / Birmingham) and J1 A41 / A4252 / Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham).
One lane has also been closed on the southbound carriageway due to debris on the road, with police warning of delays as people "slow down to look at the accident".
A comedian from West Bromwich has won the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Read the full story ›
Sandwell Arts Festival: Sat 13th - Sun 14th Aug (Various locations, Sandwell & West Bromwich)
West Bromwich town centre will come alive this weekend with performances, cinema, photography and giant Bumble bees.
Creative Black Country, in partnership with Sandwell Council and West Bromwich BID, have put together a programme of events for the Sandwell Arts Festival to transform the town.
As part of the project, more than 500 people from community groups across the region have helped the artistic team to make a stunning ceramic garden of over 1,000 flowers.
Birmingham’s Flatpack heads to the Black Country with a day of films at the Odeon and Town Hall.
Sandwell Arts Festival is the perfect opportunity to present the amazing work of our partners across the Black Country.
From the giant bees that buzz with our friends from Fab Lab; to storytelling and performance with Black Country Touring; film screenings with Flatpack; and photography with Multistory we’re bringing an international wealth of talent to West Bromwich.”
For times, listings and more information visit: www.creativeblackcountry.co.uk
West Brom's club record move for West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has fallen through.
The 26-year-old had been expected to complete a switch to The Hawthorns on Thursday but the transfer has collapsed as he will not be fit for the start of the season.
Albion were prepared to pay around £15million for Sakho but, while he has not failed a medical, the Baggies were reluctant to spend the significant sum without any guarantees he would be ready when they needed him.
A pedestrian has been seriously injured following a collision with a car outside West Bromwich Albion Football Club this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Halfords Lane in West Bromwich just after 7.25am and sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.
The Derbyshire and Rutland Air Ambulance also attended, landing in the car park of the East Stand car park.
Crews arrived to find a woman lying in the road and a car that had suffered significant damage in the collision.
The woman, who is believed to be in her 30s, remained conscious throughout but was treated for fractures to both legs, a pelvic injury and a minor head injury.
Once crews had stabilised her condition she was immobilised and given pain relief at the scene before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance.
The driver of the car, a woman, was not injured in the collision.
A 15-year-old who scared a burglar from her home has won the Outstanding Young Citizen Award.
Millie Dee from West Bromwich came face-to-face with a crook armed with a bag of tools on the stairs of her home.
She scared him off after screaming 'Get out of my house!' at the top of her voice when she saw him coming up the stairs.
A brave teen who ran an armed burglar out of home has described the moment she came face-to-face with the crook.
Millie Dee from West Bromwich's quick thinking has been recognised by the police, who have nominated her for the Police and Crime Commissioner's Outstanding Young Citizen award.