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UNAUTHORISED ENCAMPMENT MOVED ON FROM SMETHWICK

Friday, 23 November 2018

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An unauthorised encampment has been moved on from private property in Smethwick thanks to partnership working between Sandwell Council and West Midlands Police. The group, who had five caravans, were issued with a Section 62 notice after they refused to leave land in Vitoria (CORRECT) Street yesterday and declined a stay at the council's nearby transit site.

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HOME OFFICE URGE WINDRUSH PEOPLE TO GET INFO

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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Sandwell people from the Commonwealth who are concerned about their immigration status are being urged to seek assistance from special Government helplines. Sandwell Council is anxious that anyone from the Commonwealth who has lived in the UK for a long time and needs assistance should get it – by seeking information from a special Windrush Scheme run by the Home Office.

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