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Council Leader urges Sandwell to get active this summer

Tuesday, 06 August 2019

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Sandwell Council’s Leader is urging people to get on their bikes – and their feet – this summer and get active. Leader of Sandwell Council Councillor Yvonne Davies said one of her priorities was to get Sandwell moving to help people improve their health and wellbeing “I’m also keen to get people out on our canals – walking, running and particularly cycling,” she said. “It worries me that nationally we’re seeing a fall in the number of people cycling, specifically because many people worry about their safety when they cycle.

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Children’s and family activities in libraries during school holidays

Tuesday, 06 August 2019

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More than 100 activity sessions are being hosted for children and families across Sandwell thanks to a special grant from the Federation of Friends of Sandwell Libraries. From magic to music, the 116 sessions will see professional entertainers deliver activities at libraries during school holidays over the coming year.

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