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Excitement builds for WIRE Awards
31/05/2018
Excitement is building as businesses wait to hear if they have been shortlisted in the Wolverhampton Independent Retail Excellence (WIRE) Awards. Judges are currently working their way through the 240 entries received from a wide cross-section of businesses all hoping to make it to the finals.
Fun for all as Mayor's Community Weekend gets National Lottery backing
30/05/2018
Communities across the West Midlands have been awarded almost £60,000 of National Lottery funding to host celebrations, thanks to a new partnership between the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.
Linking cranes with communities - West Midlands Combined Authority launches Inclusive Growth Unit
25/05/2018
A pioneering new unit to ensure everyone in the region benefits from the work of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been established.
Local history explored in talks at city archives
25/05/2018
There are two local history talks in June brought to you by City of Wolverhampton Council and the Friends of Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies.
Antiques gems on offer at Bantock House
24/05/2018
Fascinating finds are lined up at the next antiques fair being held at City of Wolverhampton's historic Bantock House Museum and Park. The beautiful house and gardens, off Finchfield Road, is hosting the latest monthly antiques and collectors fair on Sunday, June 3.
Faiths unite to help Mayor tackle key issues
23/05/2018
The region’s various faiths have united in support of an action plan by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to tackle key issues like youth unemployment and homelessness.
Young artists invited to gallery’s free skills sessions
23/05/2018
Wolverhampton Art Gallery is inviting young artists to take part in free sessions to develop their skills. ArtForum is an arts youth group based at the Lichfield Street gallery, where participants can try out a range of art activities and make personalised artwork.
Wolves at Work speeds up construction recruitment
23/05/2018
Wolves at Work today (Wednesday) started a new initiative to recruit City of Wolverhampton residents into construction jobs.
Mayor Andy Street takes West Midlands Brexit priorities to Parliament
22/05/2018
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has outlined to Parliament the key priorities for the West Midlands as the UK leaves the European Union.
Private sector landlords warned of new licensing rules
22/05/2018
City of Wolverhampton private sector landlords are being reminded that the mandatory licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) will change from October 1, 2018.
New way for people to engage with Mayor goes live
21/05/2018
A new way for people to engage with Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, is being launched online today. By clicking on a link, residents will be taken to an interactive chat accessed from one of the popular applications people use daily such as Facebook Messenger.
Take a walk through history of iconic city street
18/05/2018
As part of the City of Wolverhampton’s Queen Street Gateway Townscape Heritage Scheme local volunteers have researched the history of several of the street’s properties.
Planning approved for i9 city centre office development
18/05/2018
Approval has been granted to Interchange partner and leading property developer, Ion, for the proposed i9 building on Railway Drive.
Mayor announces plans to tackle region’s housing and skills shortage
18/05/2018
Plans to use large tracts of former industrial land for housing and give local people the skills to fill thousands of new construction jobs were given a major boost today (Friday May 18).
New National Institute to support brownfield redevelopment announced
18/05/2018
The University of Wolverhampton is to be home to a new national brownfield centre that will help tackle the housing shortage, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has announced.
Mayor’s Mentors scheme to share in £270,000 Government grant
17/05/2018
A scheme spearheaded by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street to help disadvantaged young people get ahead is to receive a cash boost. Mayor’s Mentors is to get a slice of a £270,000 grant from the Nesta/Department for Culture, Media and Science Connected Communities (DCMS) Innovation Fund.