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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
Full fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable speeds available and in March 2018 a £67 million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme was announced
Hundreds of empty private properties brought back into use
Hundreds of privately-owned properties in the City of Wolverhampton that stood empty for years have been transformed into family homes thanks to the efforts of City of Wolverhampton Council.
Consultation launched over 30 year Rail Investment Strategy
A draft strategy to revolutionise rail services across the West Midlands over the next three decades has been unveiled.
Consultation Launched on Cuts Plan
City of Wolverhampton Council is inviting residents to have their say on its plans to tackle “the most challenging financial situation it has ever faced”.
Energy Capital Conference to take place in Birmingham
The Energy Capital conference will take place on Tuesday 27 November at IET Birmingham from 9am – 430pm.
Milestone hit in bid for Learning City Award status
City of Wolverhampton has hit a major milestone in a bid to become an international learning region.
Midland Metro Alliance recognised locally and nationally at events celebrating outstanding partnership working
The Midland Metro Alliance won two awards at prestigious events held in London and the West Midlands on Wednesday 10 October.
Contractor announced for School of Architecture on £100m Springfield site
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for its new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus.
The Black Country Careers Enterprise Advisers  celebrate another year of success
The Careers Enterprise Team at the Black Country LEP hosted an Anniversary Celebration event at Black Country Living Museum yesterday, 11 October.
Business urged to have their say and help shape a West Midlands economy fit for the future
Businesses and other key sectors across the West Midlands were today (Friday October 12) invited to have their say on how to build on recent success and ensure a regional economy fit for the future.
Elite centres launched to boost manufacturing revival
The new £12.5 million Black Country Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has officially been launched by journalist and television presenter, Steph McGovern, marking a significant investment in the future of high-value manufacturing in the region.
New workers in place to help tackle homelessness
City of Wolverhampton Council and partners have successfully put in place three new workers to help tackle homelessness in the city.
Fly-through video shows how West Midlands Metro’s Birmingham city centre extension will look
A computer generated fly-through shows how the West Midlands Metro will soon be taking passengers to Centenary Square.
Midland Metro Alliance Development Director recognised for outstanding contribution to light rail industry
Peter Adams, the Development Director for the Midland Metro Alliance and Transport for West Midlands, won a prestigious award for his work leading on the planning of future tram routes in the region at an awards ceremony held last week.
Birmingham 2022 calls for local communities to have their say and help develop the brand for the Commonwealth Games
As part of a special campaign starting on 12th October and running for the next 22 days, Birmingham 2022 is asking locals to have their say and help shape the Commonwealth Games, which will take place 27th July – 7th August 2022.
Midlands Infrastructure Apprenticeship Pilot - HS2 requests your feedback
HS2 is a huge undertaking, the largest infrastructure project in Europe. At the peak of construction HS2 will need some 30,000 men and women to design and build the railway, with at least 2,000 apprentices taking their first career steps or re-training on the Programme.