Author Archives: Bob

Chair vacancy

Bearwood Action for Refugees are in need of a new chairperson as the current chair is moving. The role involves heading up an inspiring, young organisation dedicated to supporting refugees at home and abroad. This is a VOLUNTARY role, and … Continue reading

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Mental health support from Sandwell Kaleidoscope

Introducing the Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub which will offer an out of hours mental health support to residents of Sandwell. What is the Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub ? The Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub aims to help vulnerable individuals there and then, preventing admissions … Continue reading

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Recycling collection suspended

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Help for households in Sandwell struggling financially this winter

A grant scheme has been launched by Sandwell Council to help households who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of £1.4 million has been made available to Sandwell Council from the government to help those most affected … Continue reading

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You’re not alone…

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Fred Jeffs – the sweetshop murder

In the days before COVID (remember them) Black Country Touring theatre company put on an event at Thimblemill library about an unsolved murder in Quinton in the 1950s. It’s a true story and the series is presented by the great … Continue reading

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Help for households struggling financially this winter in Sandwell

A grant scheme has been launched by Sandwell Council to help households who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of £1.4 million has been made available to Sandwell Council from the government to help those most affected … Continue reading

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Financial advice sessions for women

If you are a woman in need of help sorting out your finances, please snap this up! 3 x FREE one-to-one sessions for 5 women with Marsha Russell – originally from round these parts, yay! We’re teaming up with Marsha’s … Continue reading

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Presents for Bearwood

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Lockdown…Part 2

Key messages • COVID-19 rates are very high. Hospital admissions and deaths are increasing rapidly. • Stay Home. Do not leave your home unless it is absolutely essential to do so. • Do not have visitors to your home except … Continue reading

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