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First community projects to benefit from £2 million cycling and walking fund revealed
22/10/2019
The first community projects to benefit from a £2 million fund set up by Transport for West Midlands to improve streets for cycling and walking have been announced.
West Midlands on the move to boost healthy lives
21/10/2019
An ambitious set of programmes, encouraging people to be more active, have been designed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to improve health and life expectancy.
Sandwell Business Ambassadors urge local companies to have their say on Sandwell’s future
21/10/2019
Sandwell Business Ambassadors are supporting a drive by Sandwell Council to make the borough the best it can be.
Further boost for tram recruitment
21/10/2019
A successful training scheme in the West Midlands has welcomed a new cohort of students, providing a further recruitment boost for the region’s expanding tram network.
City’s new five-year Housing Strategy approved
21/10/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved a new five-year Housing Strategy for the city.
Civic Halls operating options to be explored
21/10/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to look at the option of appointing an external operator to run Wolverhampton Civic Halls when it reopens as a world-class entertainment venue in 2021.
New construction training hub helping unemployed
21/10/2019
Unemployed Wolverhampton residents are benefitting from a new £100,000 sub-regional construction training hub in the city.
 WMCA and Sandwell Council deal unlocks biggest brownfield housing site in region
21/10/2019
A huge swathe of former industrial land in Sandwell is to be turned into homes after lying derelict for decades.
Award success for apprenticeship work
18/10/2019
Sandwell Council has won top national recognition for its much-praised work with apprenticeships and school leavers.
Events uncover hidden secrets of the Black Country
18/10/2019
The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a series of events to uncover the hidden secrets of the Black Country as part of the national Being Human Festival.
City residents land jobs as Deputy Mayor opens store
17/10/2019
The Deputy Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Greg Brackenridge, today (Wednesday) opened the new B&M store at Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre.
New entertainment venue to open at the Waterfront
17/10/2019
A new entertainment venue will bring the latest in live comedy and music to the Waterfront when it opens its doors to the public later this month.
£70,000 scheme to replace historic wall completed
17/10/2019
Work to replace part of an historic wall at Stevens Park in Wollescote has been completed.
Stourbridge residents invited to ask the Mayor of the West Midlands about what matters to them
16/10/2019
Members of the public will have the opportunity to quiz Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street in Stourbridge.
From Dreamer to distiller
15/10/2019
One man’s dream of following in his family footsteps and becoming a professional distiller is now reality as his new bar is officially opened by the Mayor of Dudley.
Council’s major step towards climate emergency target
15/10/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council has taken its first major step towards becoming net carbon zero by changing the way it sources electricity.