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West Midlands bucks national trend as the number of people in work continues to rise
The West Midlands has again bucked the national trend with a further increase in the number of people in work.
£41m secured to help unlock derelict land for housing
A further £41m has been secured to help unlock hundreds of acres of former industrial land for much-needed new homes.
Future of West Midlands door-to-door transport service is secured
A new contract to secure the future of a door-to-door transport service for more than 12,300 registered users in the region has been welcomed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Thousands granted to local community groups
Thousands of pounds of community forum funding has been granted to more than 30 local community groups since April this year.
Mayor leads fact-finding mission for West Midlands Centre of Excellence
The Mayor of the West Midlands has led a fact-finding mission to a construction academy as part of the development of a new national centre for construction excellence in the Black Country.
Over 125 young people apply to be members of new Young Combined Authority
More than 125 young people have applied to become members of the new Young Combined Authority (YCA).
5 million pension savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are joining forces again this summer to warn the public about fraudsters targeting people’s retirement savings.
City Learning Quarter full design funding set to be approved
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to approve funding for the final design of the ambitious City Learning Quarter.
Government report welcomes vision to create a National Park in the West Midlands
A Government-commissioned report has welcomed ambitious proposals to create a new urban National Park in the West Midlands region.
£2m fund for community cycling and walking projects receives more than 140 bids
A £2 million fund set up to help communities improve their streets for cycling and walking has been inundated with more than 140 bids.
Boda Builders at the cone
13 glass artists will be flexing their creative muscles when a new exhibition ‘Boda Builders’ opens at the Red House Glass Cone later this month.
Ground-breaking commitment to mental health in the West Midlands
West Midlands Combined Authority has committed to a new way of tackling poor mental health in the region by signing up to Public Health England’s Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health.
#wmstrong campaign offering a summer of opportunities to young people
A summer campaign offering opportunities and activities to school leavers and young people most at risk of falling into crime and anti-social behaviour has been launched.
Major redevelopment of New Park Village estate
City of Wolverhampton Council is considering major redevelopment plans for council housing in New Park Village.
Have your say on city’s Digital Infrastructure Strategy
City of Wolverhampton residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the city’s Digital Infrastructure Strategy
Plans to get three stations open in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games
It is full steam ahead for the construction of three new Birmingham rail stations following a £15 million funding boost from the Department for Transport.