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New partnership launched to reduce road casualties in the West Midlands
Emergency services and local authorities across the West Midlands have joined forces on a new partnership set up to cut the number of people seriously injured on our roads by 40%.
More than 600 business chiefs call on Chancellor to back £3.2bn blueprint to recharge West Midlands economy
More than 600 of the region’s top business leaders today called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to back a £3.2bn blueprint designed to kickstart the West Midlands economy.
West Midlands secures a further £66m for ‘shovel ready’ schemes that can drive economic recovery
Up to an additional £66 million of Government funding has been awarded to the West Midlands in order to kick-start a series of ‘shovel ready’ schemes that can help drive the region’s post-Covid-19 recovery.
New courses help to plug skills gaps in data science and artificial intelligence
The University of Wolverhampton has successfully secured funding to develop a new range of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science courses to address a national skills shortage.
Budget Underspend Will be Used to Fund Pandemic Costs
Prudent and tight financial management saw City of Wolverhampton Council turnaround a forecasted budget overspend at one stage during 2019-2020 to finish the year with an underspend.
Wolverhampton to open prestigious British Art Show 9
Wolverhampton has been selected as the opening city for next year’s British Art Show 9.
Prime Minister announces further £84m for West Midlands to transform derelict former industrial sites into housing
Up to 7,500 new homes across the West Midlands are to be built on former industrial land after Boris Johnson today (Tuesday June 30) announced an extra £84 million to expand the region’s trailblazing brownfield regeneration programme.
Armed Forces Day marked by post pandemic support for West Midlands homeless veterans
The Royal British Legion has received a grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to help Armed Forces veterans who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Council task group ensures businesses receive vital grants
A City of Wolverhampton Council task group has gone the extra mile to ensure all city businesses eligible for vital coronavirus grants are aware of the funds available to them.
Leader in £10 million government plea
The leader of Dudley Council has written to the government to ask if nearly £10 million in unallocated business grants can be used to support the borough’s tourist attractions and town centres fight back from the coronavirus crisis.
New video showcases the changing face of Dudley
The face of Dudley is changing – and a new video launched showcases the near £1 billion regeneration programme set to transform the town centre over the next decade.
Agreement with Vodafone to develop transport of the future
Cars which find their own parking spaces and trams which report their own faults are just some of the futuristic transport systems being developed under a new agreement.
Online seminars to offer health help
A series of online seminars are being held next month to help the borough’s BAME communities live longer, safer and healthier lives.
Residential centres provide culture and arts to children
Staff based at Sandwell Council’s residential education centres have developed fun, creative and adventurous activities for families to enjoy whilst schools are closed to most children due to the coronavirus
Virtual conference explores the future of construction
The University of Wolverhampton is exploring the future of construction in its second free international conference which, this year, will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
£3.2 billion blueprint unveiled to kickstart the West Midlands’ economic recovery
A blueprint to kickstart the West Midlands economy and create long-term prosperity for the region and wider UK is today being put to Government