Monthly Archives: September 2020

Beware of Covid Scammers

We’ve been made aware by West Midlands Police of scammers posing as NHS Test and Trace staff. The scam involves a phone call claiming you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19.You are then asked … Continue reading

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Urgent message from David Stevens, Sandwell MBC Chief Executive

Government has just announced that Sandwell, along with Birmingham and Solihull, is now an area of national intervention due to a rise in coronavirus. From next Tuesday, 15 September, Sandwell residents will not be able to mix with any other … Continue reading

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Feeling unwell? Get a test!

Sandwell, and particularly Smethwick, has a high rate of coronavirus infections. COVID-19 is a potentially fatal illness – you must do all you can to avoid infection. This includes social distancing, using face coverings and not having non-essential visitors into … Continue reading

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Consultation on banning pavement parking

Parking on pavements could be banned across England under government plans to ease journeys for disabled people and parents pushing prams. The practice is banned in London but elsewhere in the country it is only prohibited for lorries. The Department … Continue reading

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