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City to bloom after funding boost
Wildflower meadows, tree planting and bat and bird boxes will be introduced at sites across Wolverhampton thanks to a funding boost of more than £600,000.
Bid to boost job opportunities
Dudley Council’s bid to boost job opportunities across Dudley borough for 16 to 24 year olds has been successful.
£30 million plan to boost bus services through Dudley, Sandwell and Birmingham
Development work has started on a £30 million package of bus priority measures to improve reliability and journey times on commuter routes
Businesses benefitting from city Relight Programme
City of Wolverhampton micro and small businesses have started receiving specialist support
Mid-life MOT
An innovative project to help the over-50s most at risk of long-term unemployment is underway in the West Midlands.
Rough sleeping in the West Midlands at its lowest since 2010
Latest annual figures show a 62% reduction in the number of people sleeping rough across the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) area.
New centre to train local people to work on electric vehicles opens in Wolverhampton
A new training centre to give local people the specialist skills needed to work on electric vehicles has opened today at City of Wolverhampton College,
More Wolverhampton families discover the fun of cycling thanks to Better Streets Fund
Wolverhampton community group helping local people discover fun of cycling after setting up cycling hub using a Transport for West Midlands funding grant
Active Travel Consultation for walking and cycling schemes in Dudley
Two new cycling and walking schemes are set to be delivered through the Department for Transport’s Active Travel Fund.
ESF Community Grants New Rounds:
ESF Community Grants awards funding of up to £20,000 to organisations who can run projects that support people unemployed (for 6 months minimum) back into work/ training.
Council Leader welcomes historic Government move to Wolverhampton
City of Wolverhampton Council has welcomed historic Government announcement that it has chosen the city as the location to house the first ministerial department based outside of London.
Leader hails start of work on Black Country Living Museum expansion
The leader of Dudley Council has welcomed the announcement that work will start soon on a major expansion to one of the borough’s biggest tourist attractions.
i9 achieves WiredScore Gold rating for digital offer
City of Wolverhampton Council’s new i9 development is the first office building in the Black Country to be awarded WiredScore Gold certification in recognition of its digital connectivity and infrastructure.
New images released as Dudley’s new bus and Metro interchange is given the green light
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) leaders have given the go ahead for the new £24 million Dudley Interchange.
Plan to build new homes remains on track
Dudley Council remains committed to boosting the borough’s affordable housing stock despite the pressures of building during a pandemic.

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