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Regeneration of Dudley town centre gets multi-million-pound triple boost
17/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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.
What is Mid-Life MOT? Midlands Opportunities
15/03/2021
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
11/03/2021
Twenty thousand new trees will be planted across Wolverhampton after the council secured almost £130,000 from The Woodland Trust.
World of Work week
11/03/2021
Careers in Construction
5G showcase in city
11/03/2021
West Midlands 5G with O2, Deloitte, Digital Catapult and Wayra has launched the UK’s first commercial 5G accelerators – 5PRING
West Midlands Cycle Hire launched in Wolverhampton and Sutton Coldfield
10/03/2021
West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public with the distinctive grey and green bikes available on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton
West Midlands sets out Net Zero Pathfinder plans
10/03/2021
The West Midlands Combined Authority aims to be the country’s first Net Zero Pathfinder region, leading the way in establishing clean energy systems
More than 3,700 jobs created by fund to kick-start commercial developments
08/03/2021
Multi-million-pound funds to kick-start the regeneration of derelict urban land across the West Midlands have created more than 3,700 new jobs and nearly 1.7 million square feet of commercial floor space.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our March 2021 newsletter
05/03/2021
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Reaction to announcement on Town Deal funding
04/03/2021
City of Wolverhampton Council has welcomed Town Deal funding