Just like our sports stars, we all needs to keep fit

Over the last few weeks it has been welcome to see the return of live sport to our screens, even if spectators can’t be present. Sport is a great way of bringing people together, whether through watching professionals in action, or participating ourselves to keep fit and meet with other people.


Due to a recent rise in Covid-19 cases in Sandwell, the Council are asking residents across the borough to stop allowing visitors into their homes, other than for essential purposes, and for those shielding to continue to stay at home.

Entering Phase 3 of our Covid-19 recovery

I know it feels like a long time since the Covid-19 lockdown began, but thanks to the cooperation of the British people and the dedication of our NHS staff we have turned the tide and are seeing our country begin to open back up again.

Getting through this crisis together

First of all, I hope you and your loved ones are keeping well. I know these are strange time, and that many of you will be missing friends and family, or worried about the future of your job or business. Secondarily, I’m sure you’ll be wondering when you’ll be able to have a drink at your local a

Local children get creative to mark VE Day

Youngsters across Halesowen & Rowley Regis were busy last week drawing, colouring, gluing and sticking as they answered James’s call to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day by creating a picture. 

Let’s pull together to defeat Coronavirus

There is no doubt we are now facing a great challenge over the coming weeks and months where our everyday lives will change. Many of us will never have experienced the measures that our country are taking, and I appreciate that many people will be very anxious at this time.