West Midlands savers earn Help to Save bonus
More than 4,600 Help to Save account holders in the West Midlands have received their first bonus payments, with average payments of £375.
Sandwell residents thanked for recycling efforts
For this year’s national Recycle Week Sandwell Council and its environmental services partner Serco are thanking residents for their ongoing recycling efforts despite the challenges faced this year.
Council working with Sandwell businesses to tackle Covid-19
Sandwell Council is working with businesses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and advise premises on staying safe for customers and staff.
West Midlands Mayor praises bid to make bus fleet all electric
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, has marked Zero Emissions Day by praising National Express for bringing the West Midlands a step nearer to having an all-electric bus fleet.
Residents and businesses asked to back app
People from across Dudley borough are being asked to play their part in the national fight against coronavirus by using the NHS Covid-19 app, which is set to launch this week.
Local people winning construction jobs and gaining new skills on Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Local people are winning new jobs and gaining valuable skills working on the construction of the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Primary school praised for work in national report
A primary school in Dudley has been highlighted in a national report for its excellent work in helping parents and children prepare to go back after lockdown.
Community leaders send strong message to Dudley borough
Key community figures across the borough have come together with a clear message to residents to play their part and avoid a local lockdown.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urges Britons to 'summon the discipline' to avoid second lockdown
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to avoid a second national lockdown after warning there have been "too many breaches" of coronavirus rules.
Coronavirus: Scotland bans household visits as COVID-19 rules tightened in Nicola Sturgeon announcement
People in Scotland have been banned from visiting other households indoors, in tough new restrictions that go further than those announced for England.
Coronavirus: Safety-first ditched as Boris Johnson embarks on a very difficult tightrope act
When I asked a senior minister who knows Boris Johnson well last week how he approaches COVID-19, they told me the prime minister takes a "safety-first" approach.
Coronavirus: UK records 4,926 new cases - highest daily figure in four months
Another 4,926 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK - the highest daily figure since 7 May.
Jackie Stallone: Sylvester Stallone's mother and Celebrity Big Brother star dies aged 98
Jackie Stallone, the mother of Hollywood actor Sylvester and one of Celebrity Big Brother's most memorable stars, has died aged 98.
Friends: Gabrielle Union to host famous episode re-enactment with all-black cast
One of the most famous episodes of Friends is set to be re-enacted with an all-black cast.
Ellen DeGeneres apologises and says 'things happened that never should have' as TV show returns
Ellen DeGeneres has admitted things happened on the set of her show "that never should have" in a video monologue launching her latest series.
Guess How Much I Love You author Sam McBratney dies
The author of classic children's book Guess How Much I Love You has died, his publisher has said.