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New look for leisure centres
Two Dudley borough leisure centres could have a modern new look under a major refurbishment plan.
Council Launches New Covid Compliant Recognition Scheme for City Businesses
City of Wolverhampton Council has launched a new ‘Covid Compliant’ scheme to recognise the vast majority of city businesses which are obeying the law to keep customers and staff safe during the pandemic.
Higher Education Institution chosen to lead on “University for Dudley” development
Plans for a ‘university park’ have moved a step closer with the appointment of a Higher Education Institution to drive forward a multi-million pound development.
National Brownfield Institute planning application submitted
The building of a new £17.5million National Brownfield Institute (NBI) in Wolverhampton has today (Monday) moved a step closer after a planning application was submitted for it on the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus.
Campaign launched to recharge high streets and businesses in the West Midlands
A new campaign to support businesses that are safely open for business in the West Midlands launches today. #WMOpen4Biz is being run by the WMCA and is backed by the region’s trade and industry leaders, to encourage shoppers and residents to safely return to town and city centres.
Major housing transformation underway at derelict Walsall factory site
Work has officially started on transforming the site of a derelict Black Country steelworks into a new 252-home community.
Major expansion of Post-18 education and training to level up and prepare workers for post-covid economy
Lifetime Skills Guarantee to give adults the chance to take free college courses valued by employers
Wolverhampton to host Birmingham 2022 road cycling time trial
Wolverhampton’s historic West Park has today (Tue 29th Sept) been named as the location for the start and finish of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games cycling time trial.
Local people to land new jobs in tech sector, thanks to extra £1.5m funding for digital bootcamps
Hundreds of local people are to benefit from free training to land new jobs in the digital sector.
Work completed to boost businesses and help make city centre safe and welcoming
New seating areas outside pubs and cafes and wider pavements have been introduced in Wolverhampton as the council works to boost business and make the city centre safe and welcoming.
West Midlands Mayor joins campaign to ‘Keep Britain Tidy’
Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street has taken to the tow paths to support this year’s Great British September Clean.
Opportunity for local people to find out more about thousands of new jobs in construction
Local people are being urged to join an online careers fair to find out more about thousands of new jobs in construction coming to the region as major infrastructure projects get underway.
Council secures site critical to Canalside Quarter masterplan
City of Wolverhampton Council has secured a nine-acre site integral to its transformational Canalside Quarter city centre project.
New initiative to encourage cycling in the borough
Around 250 new cycle parking stands have been installed across the borough to encourage people to ditch cars for greener ways of travelling.
Safer 6 – support and advice for mental health
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year, there has been a huge increase in mental health issues, including stress.
West Midlands 5G and Transport for West Midlands pioneer revolutionary new transport projects
Following a successful funding competition, West Midlands 5G Limited (WM5G) is investing £2.4 million in seven UK-based consortiums to support the development of new products and services to transform transport across the region.