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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.
Major review into sports facilities ordered
A major review of sporting facilities has been ordered across Dudley borough in a bid to improve pitches and changing rooms for teams.
Opportunity for residents to Ask Andy at public event in Wolverhampton
Members of the public will have the opportunity to quiz Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street in Wolverhampton.
Firms urged to take on apprentices
Local companies are being offered the opportunity to develop and upskill their staff free of charge with support from Sandwell Council’s Apprenticeship Levy Fund.
Connexions support to Sandwell young people
The Connexions Sandwell team that helped hundreds of young people to continue their studies after GCSE and A-level results has been praised for the support it has offered.
Primary pupils plan for careers in 2030
The Black Country Skills Factory and Ryders Hayes School host the first in a series of innovative careers events called the Careers 2030 project.