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Tens of thousands of extra trees to be planted for a cleaner, greener city
Tens of thousands of trees are to be added to parks and open spaces across Wolverhampton under a council commitment to create a cleaner, greener city.
Wolverhampton leads way with pioneering home ownership scheme
A new scheme is set to be launched in Wolverhampton to help people make the dream of owning a home a reality. ‘Help to Own’ will provide the opportunity for local people to get on the property ladder without a deposit and ultimately buy their home for £1 on expiry of their lease.
Works to rebuild two Birmingham railway stations are on track for Commonwealth Games
Works to rebuild both the University and Perry Barr railway stations in Birmingham are under way ahead of next summer’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
WMCA partners with national charity to help communities save their pubs
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has partnered with a community business charity to help community groups across the region take ownership of their local pubs.
Plans for more diversity in top West Midlands roles
Two new schemes are being launched to encourage more diversity at board level in the West Midlands.
Partnership breaks new ground on brownfield regeneration
Work has started on the ‘shovel ready’ £17.5 million National Brownfield Institute - putting Wolverhampton and the Midlands on the map for leading the way in brownfield regeneration.
Regeneration of Dudley town centre gets multi-million-pound triple boost
The regeneration of Dudley town centre was given a triple boost today (Tuesday March 16) with work starting on the street-running section of the Metro tram line and the announcement of multi-million-pound investment deals
Thousands of street lights transformed for a smarter, greener city
More than 7,000 of Wolverhampton’s street lights have been transformed under a major scheme to make our city lighting smarter, greener and more cost-effective.
Council outlines £2million investment for rough sleepers hub
City of Wolverhampton Council has outlined up to £2million of investment to establish a multi-agency team in a city centre hub to support rough sleepers.
Major digital infrastructure project in Wolverhampton creates new jobs and skills opportunities for local people
Local people are landing new jobs on a £4.9m project to upgrade Wolverhampton’s public sector digital infrastructure, boosting the city’s economic recovery from Covid-19.
Innovative housing scheme in heart of Walsall town centre receives major WMCA investment
Plans to transform a neglected car park in Walsall town centre into a new, family-friendly, waterside neighbourhood have been backed by a £787,000 investment from the WMCA.
Mayor launches Net Zero Business Pledge at a roundtable of key regional businesses
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street has today hosted a roundtable with local companies to discuss the role of businesses in helping the region achieve its net zero ambitions.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has key role in Budget commitments
The government has published a Budget aimed at protecting the jobs and livelihoods of the British people through COVID-19.
What is Mid-Life MOT? Midlands Opportunities
Midlands Opportunities is a collaboration between the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) of the Black Country (BCLEP), Greater Birmingham & Solihull (GBSLEP), and Coventry & Warwickshire (CWLEP).
New funding will see thousands of trees planted across the city
Twenty thousand new trees will be planted across Wolverhampton after the council secured almost £130,000 from The Woodland Trust.

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