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New green buses in Dudley boost the WMCA’s ambition to clean up air pollution
01/07/2019
Passengers travelling on the 226 Diamond bus route from Dudley to Merry Hill, and residents living in the area, will benefit from cleaner air with the introduction of new ‘green’ buses.
The WMCA declares climate emergency and pledges urgent action to reduce emissions
28/06/2019
The West Midlands has declared a climate emergency and vowed to take urgent action to cut harmful emissions.
Bilston green space opens after major transformation
28/06/2019
Almost 35 acres of green space has been officially opened on what used to be derelict industrial land in Bilston.
West Midlands growth outpaces rest of the UK, State of the Region report 2019 reveals
28/06/2019
The West Midlands is growing faster than any region outside London
Mayor Lends Support to UK’s First Trans-Rapper
27/06/2019
Wolverhampton's Nate Ethan, believed to be the UK's first transgender rapper, has a new fan in the shape of the city’s Mayor, Cllr Claire Darke.
New era for i54 as work starts on western extension
27/06/2019
Work has started on an extension to a major Midlands business park which could generate around 1,700 jobs and lever in up to £300 million of investment.
Skills minister meets first apprentice hired through WMCA’s unique £40m Levy Transfer Fund
27/06/2019
Minister for skills and apprenticeships Anne Milton MP has visited Birmingham to meet the first apprentice hired through the WMCA
New approach makes big impact on rough sleepers count
26/06/2019
Latest figures show City of Wolverhampton’s rough sleepers count has been reduced to single figures.
Gallery to open doors to Wildlife Photographer of the Year
25/06/2019
Wolverhampton Art Gallery will be filled with the astounding sights of the natural world when the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens on Saturday (June 29).
WMCA roadshows to showcase job and training opportunities
21/06/2019
From fighting hackers with the latest cyber security techniques to programming robots,
Housing enforcement operations sting landlords
21/06/2019
Rogue landlords in the City of Wolverhampton are facing possible legal action after the council’s private housing services team exercised its enforcement powers.
Midlands Engine Investment Fund reaches £50million milestone
19/06/2019
£50million has been injected into the region’s firms with the support of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). Revealed at the MEIF’s anniversary event (18 June), this latest milestone is the result of making over 150 investments in firms located across the Midlands.
160 events for Mayor’s Community Weekend thanks to  £80,000 from National Lottery Community Fund
19/06/2019
People across the West Midlands are being invited to celebrate their community as part of the Mayor’s Community Weekend 2019.
Reducing roadworks misery on the region’s roads
19/06/2019
Utility firms who over-run their deadline when digging up roads in Wolverhampton face fines under new powers.
Compensation scheme secured for Bilston Rd traders
18/06/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council has helped secure access to a compensation scheme for businesses
Colleges launch Safer Students Charter to tackle knife crime
14/06/2019
More than 20 colleges across the West Midlands are to work together in an attempt to tackle knife crime.