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Council gives thanks to city’s fantastic foster carers
Wolverhampton has officially thanked dozens of dedicated foster carers for the vital work they do looking after vulnerable children and young people in the city.
Black Country businesses to benefit from £10m skills training fund
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country LEP area are urged to take advantage of a £10 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce.
WMCA celebrates 100 years of adult education with local learners and training providers
Learners, training providers and leaders in adult education came together with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to celebrate 100 years of lifelong learning.
Calling all Wolverhampton historians to symposium
City of Wolverhampton Archives are on the hunt for historians, either individuals or groups, who are willing to share their research at the city’s Local History Symposium.
Council giving Crowdfund Wolves projects ‘power’
City of Wolverhampton Council is calling for community projects to start applying for its next round of funding through the Crowdfund Wolves platform.
Views sought on council’s digital services
Borough residents are being encouraged to discuss their experiences of dealing with Dudley Council online to help improve the service for users.
Be aware of online fraud this Christmas
Christmas shoppers are being warned to watch out for fraudsters when shopping online during the festive period.
New Dudley Leisure Centre given the green light
Councillors have approved a planning application for a new council-run leisure centre in Dudley town centre.
Twitter travel news boost for West Midlands motorists
Congestion-busting messages designed to keep motorists moving across the West Midlands are being tweeted from one region-wide Twitter account for the first time.
Jobs and skills boost for West Midlands with rise in new apprenticeships
The West Midlands Combined Authority’s drive to increase job and skills opportunities for local people has been boosted by figures showing a rise of more than 2,500 new apprenticeships created in the region.
WMCA and councils pledge to help rough sleepers this winter
Local authorities across the West Midlands have pledged to work together to help rough sleepers this winter as part of a coordinated regional response.
Thrive into Work secures jobs for over 350 people with health conditions
A ground-breaking employment programme, run through the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), has helped more than 350 people with long-term physical and mental health conditions into work.
House building doubles in eight years as region strives to meet future housing demand
Nearly 17,000 homes were built in the West Midlands last year, meaning the number of homes constructed in the region has more than doubled in the last eight years.
Trams are moving and Metro teams release safety video to mark Road Safety Week 2019
A series of safety videos are being released by West Midlands Metro and Midland Metro Alliance as testing and commissioning intensifies for the Birmingham Westside Metro extension ahead of December’s opening.
Strike action is due take place on West Midlands Railway
This means WMR and LNR will be running a less frequent service than usual on strike days with a reduced number of trains per hour and not all stops being served.
New construction training hub helping unemployed
Unemployed Wolverhampton residents are benefitting from a new £100,000 sub regional construction training hub in the city.