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International expert to help WMCA deliver inclusive growth
A leading international design and development expert is to join the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to advise on work to ensure economic growth benefits all the region’s diverse communities.
Half-term family fun at Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Wolverhampton Art Gallery has a packed programme of family-friendly activities this half-term.
Council set to agree revised Westside delivery strategy
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to agree a revised funding strategy with development partner Urban&Civic to ensure the city’s ambitious Westside leisure scheme is delivered.
£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
Invitation to Tender Support for Black Country Energy Steering Group
Tender for an individual or organization to provide technical and administrative support to the Black Country Energy Steering Group for 2019-20
WMCA confirms Youth Combined Authority plans
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) says it wants to “see the world through the eyes” of young people - after its board approved funding for a new Youth Combined Authority (YCA).
Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands
A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was today (Friday February 8) backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our February 2019 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
First tram tracks laid for Westside Metro extension in Birmingham
Tram tracks are now being laid in Birmingham city centre in a clear sign that construction of the West Midlands Metro extension to Centenary Square is continuing at pace and on schedule.
Take time to talk tomorrow
On the eve of Time to Talk Day 2019, organisations and employers are being urged to make time and space for people to talk about mental health.
Consultation launched over plans to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses
A consultation has today (Feb 4) been launched over plans to use new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses.
Mayor Launches Grand Charity Raffle
A spa break for two, a BMW for the weekend and luxury watches are just some of the many prizes up for grabs in the Mayor of Wolverhampton’s Grand Charity Raffle.
Sell-out crowds attend city literature festival
Thousands of people flocked to the third Wolverhampton Literature Festival at the weekend. More than 100 events offered a vast scope of literary-related workshops, readings, presentations and performances.
Nominations now open for Best of Bilston 2019
The search has begun for the Best of Bilston 2019.
Women affected by pension age changes could get free travel passes
Women across the West Midlands whose retirement age has been pushed back by several years could get a free travel pass early, it was revealed today.
Green Light for Music Institute
Plans to develop a music institute at the Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill, have taken a major step forward. Agreement has been reached to transfer Cable Plaza from Intu Properties plc (owners of Merry Hill) to the new institute, which will trade as Resonance.