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Wolves at Work programme celebrates extension
14/02/2020
Wolves at Work has been extended into a fourth year as it celebrates reaching another major milestone.
Derelict Pipe Hall site to be redeveloped as WMCA accelerates regeneration in Bilston and other town centres
10/02/2020
The derelict Pipe Hall in Bilston town centre is set to be redeveloped after being purchased by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Dudley residents and businesses advised to plan ahead as first Metro works to begin on Castle Hill in February
10/02/2020
Castle Hill in Dudley will see a two-way lane restriction from 24 February 2020 as enabling works for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension get underway in Dudley town centre.
Funding secured to help tackle rough sleeping
07/02/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council and partners have successfully secured £390,000 of funding to boost their work in tackling rough sleeping in the city.
Smethwick primary school on track for summer completion
07/02/2020
The first new primary school to open in Sandwell in 40 years is currently on track for completion this summer.
£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
07/02/2020
Following two successful years of the Mayor’s Community Weekend, communities across the West Midlands are being given £100,000 to host celebrations this summer.
Businesses and voluntary groups to give views on spending
07/02/2020
Company bosses and voluntary groups are to be given the chance to talk to council chiefs on how money is spent on local authority services.
Nearly £5million investment secured
07/02/2020
On the back of the award-winning redevelopment of Margaret Vine and Holloway Court sheltered housing schemes, Dudley Council bid for Homes England funding to renovate Woodhouse Court in Quarry Bank and Jack Newell Court in Coseley.
CityFibre appointed for full fibre network rollout
07/02/2020
The council has named CityFibre as its partner to roll out full fibre connectivity to public sector premises across the City of Wolverhampton.
Free park and ride facility opens at Black Country Metro stop
07/02/2020
A new 196 space free park and ride facility for Black Country commuters has now opened its gates.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our February 2020 newsletter
07/02/2020
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Professional services careers in construction showcased to West Midlands schools
07/02/2020
School children from across the West Midlands found out about the range of professional service careers in the construction sector at a showcase event run in partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
WM REDI launched to support inclusive economic growth across the UK
06/02/2020
The University of Birmingham has launched a new research institute - West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WM REDI), which will be established in the University of Birmingham’s Exchange building to support inclusive economic growth in our city-region and regions across the UK.
Huge turnout to careers fair
04/02/2020
More than 1,500 young people and parents from Sandwell flocked to a careers fair held at Sandwell Council House in Oldbury.
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Growth Success
03/02/2020
The University of Wolverhampton has grown its work based learning of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships with growth at more than 250% since they were introduced three years ago.
WMCA helps 100 small and medium-sized companies to cover the costs of apprenticeship training
31/01/2020
A fund set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to enable more local small and medium-sized businesses to take on apprentices and upskill their staff has hit a new milestone.