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Less than four weeks to register to vote!

A giant ad-van is touring Sandwell this week reminding people they have less than four weeks to register to vote.

The deadline to get registered to vote in the general and local elections is April 20. It’s easy to register – it can be done online and takes less than five minutes.

For anyone who doesn’t have access to the web, free internet access is available at all Sandwell libraries and at the council’s One Stop Shop in Oldbury.

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Broadfield House Glass Museum is running another of its popular tea and talk sessions this month, this time with celebrated local historian Graham Fisher MBE.

The tea and talk session on Wednesday 25 January is led by historian, author and broadcaster Graham Fisher who will be entertaining and informing visitors during his talk on Cameo Glass.

Broadfield House Glass Museum which is famed for its excellent collection on cameos is hosting the event which runs from 1.30pm - 2.30pm and costs just £1.90 per person, including tea and biscuits.

People can discover more about Dudley borough’s past and beyond in the latest local history talks taking place in libraries this month.

The first local history talk of 2012, ‘A walk through Birmingham City Centre, back in time’ will be at Halesowen Library on Wednesday January 25.

Keith Clenton will present the talk which includes photos from the Carl Chinnarchives dating back to the 1900s and 1800s.  The talk includes New Street, Corporation Street and Bull Street.  Photos of the back to backs will also be on display.