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Prime Minister announces further £84m for West Midlands to transform derelict former industrial sites into housing
Up to 7,500 new homes across the West Midlands are to be built on former industrial land after Boris Johnson today (Tuesday June 30) announced an extra £84 million to expand the region’s trailblazing brownfield regeneration programme.
Armed Forces Day marked by post pandemic support for West Midlands homeless veterans
The Royal British Legion has received a grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to help Armed Forces veterans who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Council task group ensures businesses receive vital grants
A City of Wolverhampton Council task group has gone the extra mile to ensure all city businesses eligible for vital coronavirus grants are aware of the funds available to them.
Leader in £10 million government plea
The leader of Dudley Council has written to the government to ask if nearly £10 million in unallocated business grants can be used to support the borough’s tourist attractions and town centres fight back from the coronavirus crisis.
New video showcases the changing face of Dudley
The face of Dudley is changing – and a new video launched showcases the near £1 billion regeneration programme set to transform the town centre over the next decade.
Agreement with Vodafone to develop transport of the future
Cars which find their own parking spaces and trams which report their own faults are just some of the futuristic transport systems being developed under a new agreement.
Online seminars to offer health help
A series of online seminars are being held next month to help the borough’s BAME communities live longer, safer and healthier lives.
Residential centres provide culture and arts to children
Staff based at Sandwell Council’s residential education centres have developed fun, creative and adventurous activities for families to enjoy whilst schools are closed to most children due to the coronavirus
Virtual conference explores the future of construction
The University of Wolverhampton is exploring the future of construction in its second free international conference which, this year, will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
£3.2 billion blueprint unveiled to kickstart the West Midlands’ economic recovery
A blueprint to kickstart the West Midlands economy and create long-term prosperity for the region and wider UK is today being put to Government
Black Country Careers Hub awarded funding  to extend successful programme for a third year
Black Country Careers Hub awarded new funding to extend the scheme through to September 2021 and to increase the number of schools and colleges engaged.
Council acts to bolster vital regeneration schemes
City of Wolverhampton Council is taking action to protect vital regeneration projects from the damaging and unprecedented financial impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic which has hit schemes across the world, nationally and regionally.
CityFibre makes pledge to support Wolverhampton jobs
CityFibre - the UK’s third national digital infrastructure company - has become the latest employer to sign the Wolves at Work pledge.
Digital Health Technologies and the West Midlands Health Tech Cluster
The outbreak of coronavirus has hastened the use of technology to diagnose and treat healthcare issues remotely
56 new council homes in line for fifth phase of small-site scheme
City of Wolverhampton Council has announced £8million plans for a fifth phase of its successful newbuild council housing programme for small unused sites.
Uni dives into new partnership with Sandwell Council
Students at the University of Wolverhampton are set to benefit from a new partnership with Sandwell Council centred around the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre.