• Monday , 28 July 2014

Oldbury’s Jodie strikes gold!

Oldbury’s Jodie strikes gold!

I’d like to say a big congratulations to Jodie Stimpson from Oldbury who’s won the first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Her victory for Team England in the women’s triathlon is a fantastic achievement and, to celebrate ...

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Celebrating the Black Country – and a new look for my blog

Celebrating the Black Country – and a new look for my blog

Have you heard of Black Country Day? It’s about celebrating everything that’s bostin’ about the Black Country. We’ve got plenty going on in Sandwell all through July – including a Bostin’ Black Country Day out at the Manor House in ...

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First World War – remembering our heroes

First World War – remembering our heroes

I find it hard to take in that 100 years ago, families across our six towns – indeed across the whole country – were enjoying the last few months of peace before the start of the First World War. Before ...

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