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Former world champion Shanaze Reade becomes West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador
22/03/2019
Former BMX and track cycling World Champion Shanaze Reade has today been announced as the first West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador.
Green light for £28m congestion package
22/03/2019
A £28m package of measures to help manage congestion and keep the West Midlands moving has been given the green light.
WMCA to introduce new framework for £610m investment to accelerate delivery of land for housing and jobs
22/03/2019
Over half a billion pounds of funding to help unlock land and accelerate the creation of new homes and jobs will be delivered through a single framework by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Hoardings go up around i9 office development site
22/03/2019
Hoardings have gone up ahead of enabling works starting this spring on the new eye-catching modern office development, i9.
Annual Black Country LEP Conference celebrates continued economic success
21/03/2019
On Thursday 21 March over 200 delegates from public and private sector organisations and businesses from across the Black Country joined the Black Country LEP for the Annual Conference at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
Multi-million pound deal will see derelict Black Country site brought back to life
21/03/2019
One of the biggest derelict sites in the Black Country is to be brought back to life thanks to a multi-million pound deal that will also see hundreds of new jobs for local people.
Wolves at Work programme hits 4,000 milestone
21/03/2019
Wolves at Work is celebrating after reaching another major milestone.
Radical Landscapes exhibition coming to gallery
21/03/2019
A new exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery will offer visitors a fresh perspective on artists who were working during the Industrial Revolution.
Government boost of £5.5m for West Midlands Mayor’s drive to clean up bus emissions
21/03/2019
A £5.5m Government award has given a major boost to Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street’s commitment to deliver the cleanest bus fleet in the UK outside London.
New Local Nature Reserve canal works complete
21/03/2019
The City of Wolverhampton stretch of the Wyrley & Essington Canal has undergone improvements to help it achieve Local Nature Reserve (LNR) status.
Updated plans for Sprint rapid bus published
20/03/2019
Regional transport bosses have today issued updated plans for the first Sprint rapid bus routes in the West Midlands.
Railway station phase one steel frame close to completion
20/03/2019
The steel framework for phase one of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building is close to completion.
Free bus pass scheme for rough sleepers is extended
19/03/2019
A pilot scheme to donate free bus tickets to rough sleepers in the West Midlands has proved so successful that it has been extended.
Drivers could receive ‘credits’ to ditch their cars under £20m Future Mobility plans
19/03/2019
Drivers in the West Midlands could be paid ‘credits’ to ditch their personal vehicles as part of a strategy to tackle congestion in the region.
Black Country economy sees significant productivity increase
15/03/2019
Across the West Midlands, the Black Country has reported the highest growth rate in GVA (Gross Value Added) per hour worked with an increase of £26.5 in 2016 to £27.6 in 2017, an increase of 4.3% which nearly double the national average of 2.5%.
Proposals drawn up to provide free travel to women worst affected by pension age changes
15/03/2019
More than 9,000 women across the West Midlands whose state pensions have been pushed back by several years would get a free travel pass under proposals announced today (Friday March 15).