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Council presses ahead with building more new council homes
03/09/2019
Sandwell Council is pressing ahead with its plans to build hundreds of much-needed new council homes.
Funding bid to extend scheme helping young people into work
03/09/2019
Black Country Impact has helped nearly 5,500 young people get a foot on the employment ladder since it started four years ago, new figures show.
More than 4,000 jobs created by fund to kick-start commercial developments
03/09/2019
A multi-million pound war chest to kick-start new commercial property developments and transform acres of former industrial land has helped create more than 4,300 new jobs.
Residents will be invited on a panel to discuss future of town centres
02/09/2019
Borough residents will be invited to sit on a People’s Panel later this year to discuss the future of Dudley and Brierley Hill town centres.
Plans for new City Learning Quarter move a step closer
02/09/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a detailed planning application for the ambitious new City Learning Quarter
Dementia service for the future
02/09/2019
Dudley Council has redesigned the way it provides dementia care for people across the borough.
Peaky Blinders creator appointed to new screen industry body
02/09/2019
Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, Birmingham-born actor Adil Ray and Coventry’s Debbie Isitt, who created the Nativity film franchise, will be part of a new taskforce to supercharge the West Midlands’ screen industry.
First look at Sandwell's newest secondary school
30/08/2019
Finishing touches are taking place at West Bromwich Collegiate Academy in readiness for the start of term.
Splashing new Dudley Leisure Centres designs
30/08/2019
Dudley Council is unveiling the latest design visuals for a brand new Dudley Leisure Centre, set to open in 2021.
Catering clothing contract stays in Black Country as council pledges to "buy local"
30/08/2019
A Black Country firm has won the contract to supply Dudley Council’s catering uniforms for the next three years.
New Alliance set up to transform railway stations into community hubs
29/08/2019
High Street retailers and coffee shops could be offered the chance to set up in the region’s railway stations.
Council pilot to bring in more cash
29/08/2019
A pilot scheme has been launched which could see Dudley Council collecting more council tax than ever before – giving vital funding to services.
Firms urged to reduce risk as Brexit deadline looms
28/08/2019
Business leaders across the West Midlands are urging employers to reduce their exposure to risk in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Bus changes on Broad Street as next phase of construction for Metro to get underway
27/08/2019
Traffic diversions are to be implemented on Broad Street from Monday 2 September as work to extend the West Midlands Metro to Edgbaston enters a new stage.
New Thrive Mental Health Star Award dedicated to memory of inspirational Cariss
27/08/2019
A new trophy has been announced for next year’s Thrive West Midlands Mental Health Star Awards, in memory of Cariss Evans, a posthumous winner at this year’s ceremony in January.
Popular Sandwell park among UK’s ‘Great parks and green spaces’
27/08/2019
Sandwell Valley Country Park had their busiest weekend this year with thousands of people visiting over the Bank Holiday.