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Children in Care and Care Leavers Awards nominations now open
Nominations are now open for the annual Dudley Children in Care and Care Leavers Awards.
“Life-saving” scams unit helps hundreds
A scams unit set up in Dudley to protect vulnerable residents from being conned out of cash has helped nearly 400 people, new figures have revealed.
Young Combined Authority members meet for the first time
More than 30 young people will be making their voices heard as members of the new Young Combined Authority (YCA) for the West Midlands came together for the first time.
Double cash boost for Brierley Hill
Brierley Hill High Street in line for a boost after a £2million funding bid got the green light – the second cash announcement in as many weeks.
Walsall’s Biggest Regeneration Scheme Showcased in National Report
Walsall’s biggest ever regeneration scheme has been showcased in a national report that explores what makes a great place to live.
Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
A draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Sugar Smart Sandwell launched
The Sugar Smart Sandwell campaign was launched today with the aim of helping people reduce the amount of sugar in their diet.
CCTV cameras ready for roll out
Council bosses have taken delivery of dozens of new high-tech CCTV units as part of a major overhaul of Dudley borough’s camera system.
Developers to get clear guidance on how to secure funding for homes and regeneration schemes
A guide is being launched next week detailing how investors and developers can secure a share of funding to help unlock land for homes and jobs.
Midland Metro Alliance shares phasing for last works in 2019 on Wolverhampton City Centre Metro extension
A series of short, temporary changes to city centre traffic during separate dates beginning in September and October have been announced by the Midland Metro Alliance
Caring Tipton girl teams up with council to stage fun run following social media search
A caring Tipton girl who was tracked down on social media after her letter touched the hearts of council bosses is planning a fun run in aid of Save The Children.
Solicitor raises the bar at graduation
A leading expert in maritime law and international trade has been honoured for his achievements by the University of Wolverhampton.
PM urged to back £3.5bn Midlands Engine Rail, as region’s rail revolution takes a leap forward
Dozens of towns and cities across the UK could benefit from Midlands Engine Rail, a £3.5 billion improvement programme to transform the region’s rail network
Praise for Big Spring Clean volunteers
More than 1,600 Sandwell volunteers helped out in this year's Big Spring Clean campaign to collect a staggering amount of rubbish from sites across the borough.
Airship and ballooning innovator flying high with honorary degree
A local business entrepreneur has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to the aviation industry.
The latest from the Black Country and more in our September 2019 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.