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First community projects to benefit from £2 million cycling and walking fund revealed
The first community projects to benefit from a £2 million fund set up by Transport for West Midlands to improve streets for cycling and walking have been announced.
West Midlands on the move to boost healthy lives
An ambitious set of programmes, encouraging people to be more active, have been designed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to improve health and life expectancy.
Sandwell Business Ambassadors urge local companies to have their say on Sandwell’s future
Sandwell Business Ambassadors are supporting a drive by Sandwell Council to make the borough the best it can be.
Further boost for tram recruitment
A successful training scheme in the West Midlands has welcomed a new cohort of students, providing a further recruitment boost for the region’s expanding tram network.
City’s new five-year Housing Strategy approved
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved a new five-year Housing Strategy for the city.
Civic Halls operating options to be explored
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to look at the option of appointing an external operator to run Wolverhampton Civic Halls when it reopens as a world-class entertainment venue in 2021.
New construction training hub helping unemployed
Unemployed Wolverhampton residents are benefitting from a new £100,000 sub-regional construction training hub in the city.
 WMCA and Sandwell Council deal unlocks biggest brownfield housing site in region
A huge swathe of former industrial land in Sandwell is to be turned into homes after lying derelict for decades.
Primary pupils get hands on with construction jobs in 2030
On Friday 18 October Dudley College hosted a one-day Construction Primary Careers event focused on future technology in the construction industry.
Award success for apprenticeship work
Sandwell Council has won top national recognition for its much-praised work with apprenticeships and school leavers.
Events uncover hidden secrets of the Black Country
The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a series of events to uncover the hidden secrets of the Black Country as part of the national Being Human Festival.
City residents land jobs as Deputy Mayor opens store
The Deputy Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Greg Brackenridge, today (Wednesday) opened the new B&M store at Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre.
New entertainment venue to open at the Waterfront
A new entertainment venue will bring the latest in live comedy and music to the Waterfront when it opens its doors to the public later this month.
£70,000 scheme to replace historic wall completed
Work to replace part of an historic wall at Stevens Park in Wollescote has been completed.
Stourbridge residents invited to ask the Mayor of the West Midlands about what matters to them
Members of the public will have the opportunity to quiz Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street in Stourbridge.
From Dreamer to distiller
One man’s dream of following in his family footsteps and becoming a professional distiller is now reality as his new bar is officially opened by the Mayor of Dudley.