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New rules on face coverings come into force
Face coverings must be worn in borough shops from today (Fri) – with certain exemptions.
Second round of grant scheme launching to help businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council will launch on Thursday (July 23) the second round of its Discretionary Grant Scheme to help small businesses.
Council progresses plans for new-look city centre
City of Wolverhampton Council is progressing its transformation plans for a new-look city centre to ensure works can start as soon as Government funding is secured.
£7.5 million of highways investment welcomed
Sandwell Council has successfully attracted £7.5 million of additional Government funding to spend on local roads and high streets.
Funding bids for a greener, cleaner city
City of Wolverhampton Council is working to protect the environment for future generations by bidding for funding which will benefit both the city and the wider region.
£8.5 million identified to improve borough roads
Around £8.5 million has been set aside to improve the condition of borough roads this year, council bosses have revealed.
Application submitted for phase 2 Heath Town homes
A planning application has been submitted for phase two of new council homes to be built as part of a major transformation of the Heath Town estate.
Get free cycle safety checks at railway stations this summer
Transport for West Midlands’ (TfWM) has teamed up with West Midlands Railway and Cycling UK to host cycle safety sessions throughout the summer.
Freedom of Borough decision this week to recognise heroes
A decision to grant NHS and social care workers Freedom of the Borough for their efforts during the coronavirus crisis is expected to be ratified by councillors this week.
Face coverings needed in shops and supermarkets from Friday
People are being reminded they must by law wear face coverings in shops and supermarkets from this Friday (July 24) to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
New Swift Go guarantees best value fare on Metro
The West Midlands wide Swift travel card has added a new fare-capped payment service to guarantee commuters the best value fare on West Midlands Metro.
Funding boost for city’s ESOL Integration Project
City of Wolverhampton Council has been successful with a bid for £293,560 of government funding to deliver an English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) Integration Project in the city.
Demolition of high rise blocks soon underway
The demolition of two high rise blocks in Netherton will soon begin, paving the way for new housing developments in the future.
Second round of financial help for businesses
Small businesses have a second chance to claim vital cash grants after more than £1million was given out in the first round of funding.
DPA festival success
More than 2,400 people from around the world tuned into a live broadcast by Dudley Performing Arts this month.
Facelift plans for West Midlands green spaces
A new project is underway looking at how to enhance three West Midlands open spaces – the sort of areas that since lockdown many of us have come to value.