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Partnership breaks new ground on brownfield regeneration
Work has started on the ‘shovel ready’ £17.5 million National Brownfield Institute - putting Wolverhampton and the Midlands on the map for leading the way in brownfield regeneration.
Regeneration of Dudley town centre gets multi-million-pound triple boost
The regeneration of Dudley town centre was given a triple boost today (Tuesday March 16) with work starting on the street-running section of the Metro tram line and the announcement of multi-million-pound investment deals
Thousands of street lights transformed for a smarter, greener city
More than 7,000 of Wolverhampton’s street lights have been transformed under a major scheme to make our city lighting smarter, greener and more cost-effective.
Council outlines £2million investment for rough sleepers hub
City of Wolverhampton Council has outlined up to £2million of investment to establish a multi-agency team in a city centre hub to support rough sleepers.
Major digital infrastructure project in Wolverhampton creates new jobs and skills opportunities for local people
Local people are landing new jobs on a £4.9m project to upgrade Wolverhampton’s public sector digital infrastructure, boosting the city’s economic recovery from Covid-19.
Innovative housing scheme in heart of Walsall town centre receives major WMCA investment
Plans to transform a neglected car park in Walsall town centre into a new, family-friendly, waterside neighbourhood have been backed by a £787,000 investment from the WMCA.
Mayor launches Net Zero Business Pledge at a roundtable of key regional businesses
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street has today hosted a roundtable with local companies to discuss the role of businesses in helping the region achieve its net zero ambitions.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has key role in Budget commitments
The government has published a Budget aimed at protecting the jobs and livelihoods of the British people through COVID-19.
What is Mid-Life MOT? Midlands Opportunities
Midlands Opportunities is a collaboration between the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) of the Black Country (BCLEP), Greater Birmingham & Solihull (GBSLEP), and Coventry & Warwickshire (CWLEP).
New funding will see thousands of trees planted across the city
Twenty thousand new trees will be planted across Wolverhampton after the council secured almost £130,000 from The Woodland Trust.
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5G showcase in city
West Midlands 5G with O2, Deloitte, Digital Catapult and Wayra has launched the UK’s first commercial 5G accelerators – 5PRING
West Midlands Cycle Hire launched in Wolverhampton and Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public with the distinctive grey and green bikes available on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton
West Midlands sets out Net Zero Pathfinder plans
The West Midlands Combined Authority aims to be the country’s first Net Zero Pathfinder region, leading the way in establishing clean energy systems
More than 3,700 jobs created by fund to kick-start commercial developments
Multi-million-pound funds to kick-start the regeneration of derelict urban land across the West Midlands have created more than 3,700 new jobs and nearly 1.7 million square feet of commercial floor space.

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