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Mander Centre signs four major national brands, leasing over 100,000 sq ft
In a major statement of confidence in Wolverhampton, the Mander Centre has completed the signing of four new major tenants, where over 100,000 sq ft of space has been leased.
Wolves Civic works approaching major milestone
Enabling works on the Civic Halls are set to be completed within days – paving the way for the full restoration and improvement programme to begin. The £38.1 million project will see the iconic Grade II-listed building - affectionately-known as Wolves Civic - transformed into a world class venue.
West Midlands bucking the trend as bus usage begins to grow
Half-price travel for under-18s and low fare zones are driving growth in bus usage in West Midlands. Fare-busting initiatives, delivered through the West Midlands Bus Alliance, are seeing the region buck the national trend of falling passenger numbers and rising fares.
Former world champion Shanaze Reade becomes West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador
Former BMX and track cycling World Champion Shanaze Reade has today been announced as the first West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador.
Green light for £28m congestion package
A £28m package of measures to help manage congestion and keep the West Midlands moving has been given the green light.
WMCA to introduce new framework for £610m investment to accelerate delivery of land for housing and jobs
Over half a billion pounds of funding to help unlock land and accelerate the creation of new homes and jobs will be delivered through a single framework by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Hoardings go up around i9 office development site
Hoardings have gone up ahead of enabling works starting this spring on the new eye-catching modern office development, i9.
Annual Black Country LEP Conference celebrates continued economic success
On Thursday 21 March over 200 delegates from public and private sector organisations and businesses from across the Black Country joined the Black Country LEP for the Annual Conference at West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
Multi-million pound deal will see derelict Black Country site brought back to life
One of the biggest derelict sites in the Black Country is to be brought back to life thanks to a multi-million pound deal that will also see hundreds of new jobs for local people.
Wolves at Work programme hits 4,000 milestone
Wolves at Work is celebrating after reaching another major milestone.
Radical Landscapes exhibition coming to gallery
A new exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery will offer visitors a fresh perspective on artists who were working during the Industrial Revolution.
Updated plans for Sprint rapid bus published
Regional transport bosses have today issued updated plans for the first Sprint rapid bus routes in the West Midlands.
Railway station phase one steel frame close to completion
The steel framework for phase one of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building is close to completion.
Drivers could receive ‘credits’ to ditch their cars under £20m Future Mobility plans
Drivers in the West Midlands could be paid ‘credits’ to ditch their personal vehicles as part of a strategy to tackle congestion in the region.
Free bus pass scheme for rough sleepers is extended
A pilot scheme to donate free bus tickets to rough sleepers in the West Midlands has proved so successful that it has been extended.
Black Country economy sees significant productivity increase
Across the West Midlands, the Black Country has reported the highest growth rate in GVA (Gross Value Added) per hour worked with an increase of £26.5 in 2016 to £27.6 in 2017, an increase of 4.3% which nearly double the national average of 2.5%.