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West Midlands Mayor praises bid to make bus fleet all electric
22/09/2020
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, has marked Zero Emissions Day (21/09) by praising National Express for bringing the West Midlands a step nearer to having an all-electric bus fleet.
Helping older people stay active
22/09/2020
Sandwell Council and Active Black Country have teamed up help older people stay active.
 Sandwell Council to buy more homes to meet housing needs
22/09/2020
Sandwell Council is pledging to buy more homes in the local area to boost housing stocks for tenants and those on the housing register waiting list.
Virtual event focuses on sustainable construction
18/09/2020
The University of Wolverhampton is holding a virtual event that explores sustainable construction and the circular economy.
Local people winning construction jobs and gaining new skills on Sandwell Aquatics Centre
18/09/2020
Local people are winning new jobs and gaining valuable skills working on the construction of the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Work on Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro route continues with removal of another major structure
18/09/2020
Work on the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension will accelerate further next month when the demolition of another major structure along the route gets underway.
Let’s talk skills and jobs series part of Business Week
18/09/2020
Skills and jobs events in Wolverhampton will feature as part of this year’s Wolverhampton Business Week online programme under the ‘Let’s Talk’ series of webinars.
West Midlands Combined Authority joins network to boost recovery
17/09/2020
West Midlands Combined Authority has announced its membership of a new network of councils and combined authorities leading the drive for an inclusive economic recovery across the UK.
Station demolition completed ready for phase 2 construction
15/09/2020
Full demolition of Wolverhampton’s old railway station building has been completed in just over a month.
New leisure centre taking shape
14/09/2020
The new multi-million pound leisure centre in Dudley town centre is starting to take shape as its impressive steel structure is erected.
Businesses urged to step up to tackle increasing Covid cases
14/09/2020
Businesses in Wolverhampton are being urged to step up now to help tackle the increase of Covid-19 cases locally and nationally.
New restrictions on Sandwell households meeting as Covid-19 cases rise
14/09/2020
New restrictions on households mixing in each other’s homes have been announced in a bid to reduce the rates of coronavirus in Sandwell.
Statement from the Mayor of the West Midlands on the new restrictions affecting Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull
14/09/2020
Reacting to the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement of additional restrictions affecting Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull, Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street commented:
Relighting Our City plan for support and recovery
11/09/2020
A positive, inclusive and community-driven plan aimed at helping Wolverhampton recover from the impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has been unveiled by the city council.
West Midlands transport data group gets to work on UK’s first parking and loading bay booking service
10/09/2020
The Convex consortium led by Transport for West Midlands has signed an agreement with app developer AppyWay to create the first commercially available parking and loading bay booking and reservation system in the UK.
Digital partners ready to connect with city businesses
10/09/2020
Wolverhampton Business Week (September 21-25) will this year kick off with a hat-trick of events focusing on the city’s expanding digital infrastructure and the benefits it can bring to businesses.