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World Mental Health Day turns spotlight on Thrive Awards
08/10/2019
To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), the spotlight is being turned on the region’s unsung heroes who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues.
LGBT+ Pride Festival Returns to the City of Wolverhampton
08/10/2019
The Wolves LGBT+ Pride Festival returns to the City of Wolverhampton this weekend with an exciting line up of performers, stalls, street food vendors and bars.
West Midlands Metro orders 21 new trams for rapidly expanding network
07/10/2019
New, state-of-the-art trams are on their way to the West Midlands following the signing of contracts worth £83.5 million.
Safety and health advice for West Bromwich at Safer 6 roadshow
07/10/2019
Safety, crime prevention and healthy living advice will be available in West Bromwich on Monday 14 October when the Safer 6 campaign roadshow comes to the town centre.
Dudley's investment pipeline top of agenda
04/10/2019
Dudley’s £1billion investment pipeline was top of the agenda at the inaugural Black Country Property Forum earlier this week.
“I couldn’t believe we could get apprentices trained for free”
04/10/2019
The traditional view of apprenticeships conjures images of young trainees learning a trade from scratch - but modern apprenticeships offer much more than an introduction to industry.
Dormant funds helping boost projects for children and young people
04/10/2019
Sandwell Council has passed cash in dormant charity funds to the Heart of England Community Foundation to help local charities to run activities for young people.
West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit launched
03/10/2019
A new £4 million Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has today been launched bringing experts together to tackle the causes of violent crime.
Wolverhampton’s first ever Poet Laureate announced
03/10/2019
City of Wolverhampton’s first ever Poet Laureate has been announced - and will play a starring role in the fourth Wolverhampton Literature Festival early next year.
You can now use your Swift travel card to go to the gym in Wolverhampton
02/10/2019
The West Midlands Swift travel card can now be used to help people in Wolverhampton get fit thanks to a ground-breaking new partnership.
Red Carpet Rolled Out for Business Magazine
02/10/2019
The region’s longest running business magazine, Prosper, produced by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, has been revealed at an eagerly anticipated red carpet launch in Walsall.
Law School first to receive new accreditation
02/10/2019
The University of Wolverhampton has become the first UK Law School to receive accreditation to offer a legal course under new professional body rules.
M6 Junction 10 Development Launched
02/10/2019
Walsall Council are working closely with Highways England to develop plans to provide a long-term improvement to the M6 at Junction 10 and to showcase this work Walsall Council are organising a business breakfast event.
Sandwell Inclusive Economy
02/10/2019
Sandwell Council is reaching out to residents and businesses, and asking for help to make Sandwell the best it can be.
Making music sessions in Wednesbury
02/10/2019
A special series of music-making sessions are to be held at Wednesbury Library to help people experiencing memory loss or living with dementia.
£30 million funding package to upgrade bus routes across Birmingham and the Black Country
02/10/2019
More than £30 million investment to transform bus services in Birmingham and Dudley has been announced by Government.