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  Sandwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Sandwell is a metropolitan district in the West Midlands of England.
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is the local government body responsible for the administration of the borough, which is made up of the Black Country towns of Oldbury (where the council has its headquarters), Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Warley, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.
Sandwell is divided into 24 wards and is represented by 72 ward councillors.
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 Country
Chatelherault Country Park Chatelherault Country Park is a Park in Hamilton, Scotland.
Country Club, Missouri Country Club is a village located in 2000 census, the village had a total population of 1,846.
Country Walk, Florida Country Walk is a town located in 2000 census, the town had a total population of 10,653.
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 Sandwell Council
Sandwell Council is drawing up proposals to build a multi-million pound civic centre, theatre and heritage facility in West Bromwich, as part of a long-term redevelopment scheme in the town centre.
Sandwell Council is looking to transform Sandwell Valley Country Park into a national tourist attraction, including a rare breed centre, an improved museum and a water sports centre.
Sandwell Council is considering plans to privatise a number of functions, which could involve the transfer of housing stock to the private sector and setting up a trust for social services and leisure.
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 Welcome to the parks of Birmingham and the West Midlands
Although not classed as a park as such this is a beautiful location in the heart of the city.
Kings Heath Park is not a particularly large park but it is beautifully presented and is definately worth a stroll round.
Sandwell Park farm occupies a place within the 2000 acres of the Sandwell Valley Country Park.
www.birminghamuk.com /parks.htm   (546 words)

  
 FS CryptoCorner
Council officers at the Sandwell Valley Country Park in West Bromwich, West Midlands, have contacted experts in America for information on the animal, it emerged.
Sandwell Council's senior interpretation officer John Stokes, whose department oversees the running of the country park, said he was waiting for a reply from America.
Sandwell Borough Council said West Bromwich's Swan Pool would remain closed throughout the Bank Holiday weekend unless the three-foot-long creature - thought to be a South American cayman - was caught.
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 Black Country Attractions
Sandwell Valley Country Park is an oasis of countryside filled with parklands, woodlands, hidden pools, picnic sites, wildlife refuges, wildfowl lakes and the remains of an old Benedictine monastery.
See the famous Tamworth pig at Sandwell Park Farm a nineteenth century mixed farm with animal breeds and crops as appropriate to the period.
Also in Sandwell is the Victorian Haden Hill House set within 55 acres of landscaped parkland and Oak House, one of the best timber-framed buildings in the Midlands and offers a lively public service of talks and guided tours.
www.blackcountryconferences.co.uk /discover.htm   (523 words)

  
 Articles - Sandwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Sandwell is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England.
It is made up of the Black Country towns of Oldbury (where the council has its headquarters), Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.
One of Sandwell's most famous residents was Francis Asbury 1745-1816 who left the Great Barr area of Sandwell in 1771 for America where he rose to become the first Methodist Bishop in the United States.
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 BBC News | UK | Hunt is on for Sandwell salamander
Staff at the Sandwell Valley Country Park in West Bromwich have banned anglers, canoeists and windsurfers from the waters of the lake until they can be sure the four foot beast is not dangerous.
Sandwell Council officers have contacted experts in the US, believing the creature is a fully-grown North American salamander.
Sandwell Council's senior interpretation officer John Stokes, who oversees the running of the country park, said: "If we are right, it could be a breed of salamander which lives in the Appalachian Mountains, a cold water lizard, which could explain why it can survive in this lake."
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 West Midlands
Sandwell Hall was built by the Earls of Dartmouth on the site of a 12 century priory which was demolished at the Dissolution.
At the time of the Domesday Book, Sutton Park was a Royal Hunting Ground; now it is a 3 square mile museum of the English countryside.
Henry VIII was persuaded to grant the park to the local people and set up a trust to protect the land.
www.westair-reproductions.com /mappage/wmidland.htm   (903 words)

  
 Sandnats: Sandwell Valley Naturalists
A noted RSPB Bird Reserve is situated in the valley, overlooking one of the several pools in the area.
The valley is actually a valley of the river Tame, and takes its name from the Holy Well, or Sand Well, which is near its centre.
Sandwell Park Farm, the home farm for the estate has been extensively restored and opened to the public as a visitor centre, with museum and farm with both rare and common livestock on display.
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 Dogging in Warwickshire
It's a large park with a road that leads to a secluded area at the back of the park.
A very large park with one toilet where there is a car park just get out and walk around.
The area around Sandwell Valley off M5 J1 is also well used, three areas, top car-park by golf course has a gay area and the Swan Pool and Forge Mill car-parks are probably better for couples.
www.kinkyclaires.com /dogging_in_warwickshire.htm   (715 words)

  
 Sandwell Valley
Sandwell Valley is an area of green belt in the West Midlands of England, on the border of Birmingham and West Bromwich, with Walsall at its northern end.
The M5 motorway bisects the valley, with the intersection between it and the M6 at the northern end.
Historically, the valley was centered around Sandwell Priory.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/sandwell_valley   (141 words)

  
 Birmingham article - Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama other places called Birmingham city West - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Being the country's second largest city, it is generally considered Britain's "second city", after London.
Birmingham residents speak with a distinctive Brummie accent which is often confused with the Black Country accent.
Party in the Park is Birmingham's largest music festival, at Cannon Hill Park, where up to 30,000 revellers of all ages enjoy popular chart music.
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 West Midlands Biodiversity Partnership - Places of Interest in Birmingham and the Black Country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Sandwell Valley is an urban oasis where families can enjoy watching and learning about birds and wildlife.
The River Tame runs through the valley, and various members of the WMBP have an interest in Sandwell Valley such as the RSPB (reserve), and the Environment Agency (urban river management project).
Very importantly, the valley (including the reserve) provides a link to the open countryside from the city, allowing a 'corridor' for wildlife to travel along between the urban and rural areas of the county.
www.wmbp.org /about/map/bham/places   (1130 words)

  
 WM Birding - Sandwell Valley
The area now known as Sandwell Valley is actually part of the Tame Valley, and was formerly made up of woodland, farmland and the Jubilee Colliery.
Although the country park is a popular amenity it is usually fairly quiet during the winter, even at weekends.
Access: Sandwell Valley is located to the north of West Bromwich near the junction of the M5 and M6.
www.thomas1976.freeserve.co.uk /sandwell.htm   (601 words)

  
 RSPB Sandwell Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RSPB Sandwell Valley is a nature reserve, run by the RSPB, in Sandwell Valley, on the River Tame in the middle of the urban conurbation between Birmingham and West Bromwich in the West Midlands of England.
It is adjacent to, and shares its main lake with, Sandwell Valley Country Park.
West Midland Bird Club pages about Sandwell Valley - includes news of recent sightings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RSPB_Sandwell_Valley   (160 words)

  
 Black Country Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The huge diversity of attractions available to visit in the Black Country are not all linked to the areas industrial heritage and offer a superb opportunity to explore the areas traditions and uncover the secrets of the Black Country character and hospitality.
Experience the tranquillity of 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland at Himley Hall and Park, an eighteenth century, Grade II listed building, once the residence of the Earl of Dudley, which provided a Honeymoon retreat for royalty during the 1930s.
Also in Sandwell is the Victorian Haden Hill House and Park set within 55 acres of landscaped parkland and Oak House, one of the best timber-framed buildings in the Midlands and offers a lively public service of talks and guided tours.
www.blackcountrytourism.co.uk /attractions   (575 words)

  
 Travel, Tourism, Travel and Tourism
Tour the Black Country and you travel a trail through time, from a primeval shallow sea, to the birth of the Industrial Revolution, to the modern day.
A visit to The Black Country reveals a rich seam of art, crafts, tradition and culture set amidst historic towns and inviting green countryside.
Throughout the four boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton you'll find traditional Real Ale pubs, excellent restaurants and the warm hospitality and dry sense of humour that Black Country people are famous for.
www.britain.tv /travel_theblackcountry.shtml   (375 words)

  
 BBC - Birmingham Attractions - Sandwell Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Sandwell Valley has parkland and woodlands, with wildfowl lakes and the remains of an old Benedictine monastery.
There are two farms within the Country Park.
Sandwell Park Farm is based on a Victorian farm.
www.bbc.co.uk /birmingham/attractions/sandwell_valley/sandwell_valley.shtml   (130 words)

  
 The Black Country - South Midlands - British Vacation Travel Specialist
Walsall was famous for its leather production while Stourbridge was a center for the manufacture of glass and Wildenhall the main producer of locks in the country.The other towns which made up the Black Country all relied on the local resources of coal and limestone for their industries, of which heavy engineering was predominant.
For most who call to the Black Country, a visit to the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley is a must.
The Sandwell Valley Country Park displays some rare farm breeds, for instance the Tamworth pig.
www.12travel.com /uk/heart_of_england/black_country   (482 words)

  
 Sandwell Valley - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Sandwell Valley - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
When you visit RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve, with its mix of habitats, you will find it hard to believe that you are in the heart of the UK's second city, only a short distance from the M6.
Our peaceful lake attracts birds all year round, including familiar species such as coots and swans as well as less common birds such as lapwings and snipe.
www.rspb.org.uk /england/central/school_visits/sandwell_valley.asp   (282 words)

  
 Branch Newsletter - 44   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
As reported in the summer newsletter, the West Midlands Branch AGM is being held at the Sandwell Valley Country Park.
Unfortunately, due to builder’s ‘slippage’ the venue has had to be changed and is now at Sandwell Park Farm at the southwest of the reserve.
Everybody on the committee warmed to David Jackson’s suggestion that the WM Branch AGM could be held in the Vice-county of Staffordshire, for a change.
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 THE HEART OF ENGLAND HAS EVERYTHING!
The region is also home to some of the country's most famous theme parks so don't miss out on the thrills and spills of Drayton Manor Park and Alton Towers.
Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies is a wooded magical land of grottoes, caves, cliffs and follies.
It’s the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country.
www.gowithkids.com /heartofengland.htm   (1844 words)

  
 Sandwell Valley Country Park : Read reviews and compare prices at Ciao.co.uk
Sandwell valley is worth a visit in its own right.
As a park, it stands in its own right, there is plenty to see and do.
Sandwell Park, Sandwell Valley Park, Sandwell Country Park, Sandwell Valley Country Park
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 Fun days out in the Black Country for the Bostin Bunch
The Black Country Living Museum is like taking a trip in a time machine back to the Vistorian times.
Royal Brierley Crystal is right next door to the Black Country Living Museum and has regular demonstrations of glass blowing and some of the most beautiful crystal in the country.
Sandwell Valley is a cool day out with loads to see and do, as well as some really rare breeds of farmyard animals.
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 BirdForum - birds in sandwell valley country park.
BirdForum - birds in sandwell valley country park.
hi ken hanks for message, sandwell valley is a great place for birding and other wildlife too.
I will be at Sandwell Farm next Sun so will see if they are still there------theres a Horse Parade there and some friends from church and I hope to go and see them, one friend goes riding.I will let you know from Sue.
www.birdforum.net /showthread.php?t=7936   (489 words)

  
 icBirmingham - The lay-bys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
According to the website, sex hotspots include Sutton Coldfield’s scenic Sutton Park, Barr Beacon in Walsall, Goyt Valley Reservoir near Buxton, and Matlock in the heart of the picturesque Peak District.
It claims: “The nature reserve car park is about two miles away from Sandwell Valley Country Park.
One dogger has suggested Bescot Station car park, in Walsall, which is in the full glare of a set of probing CCTV cameras.
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 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The whole area covered by the valley is good for birds at any time of the year, but especially at passage time, when almost anything can be seen.
The area now known as Sandwell Valley is actually part of the Tame Valley, and was formerly made up of woodland, farmland and the Hamstead and Jubilee Collieries.
After the closure of the mine, the building of the M5 and the diversion of a stretch of river to create flood defences, the area was landscaped for various amenities such as golf, sailing and walking.
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/england_west_midlands.html   (1790 words)

  
 Sandwell Valley Country Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
As well as showing you what Sandwell Valley has to offer for young people, the web site will give you details of events and activities which will be regularly updated.
Sandwell Park Farm, Salter’s Lane, West Bromwich B71 4BG.
The domain name sandwellvalley.com is registered to and administered by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council’s Countryside Management and Visitor Attractions section, part of the Parks and Greenspace Section of Environment Direct.
www.sandwellvalley.com   (346 words)

  
 New Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
When you arrive at next island (Poets Corner) you take a left down the hill passed the car wash place and Ackers Trust is the first turning to the park on your left.
This is a large park with a road that leads to a secluded area at the back of the park.
Sutton Coldfield Park, simply called called Sutton park.A Large park with 1 toilet where there is a car park.
www.straightamateurgay.co.uk /new/Dogging/dogging_barr_beacon.htm   (696 words)

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