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New courses help to plug skills gaps in data science and artificial intelligence
30/06/2020
The University of Wolverhampton has successfully secured funding to develop a new range of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science courses to address a national skills shortage.
Budget Underspend Will be Used to Fund Pandemic Costs
30/06/2020
Prudent and tight financial management saw City of Wolverhampton Council turnaround a forecasted budget overspend at one stage during 2019-2020 to finish the year with an underspend.
Wolverhampton to open prestigious British Art Show 9
30/06/2020
Wolverhampton has been selected as the opening city for next year’s British Art Show 9.
Prime Minister announces further £84m for West Midlands to transform derelict former industrial sites into housing
30/06/2020
Up to 7,500 new homes across the West Midlands are to be built on former industrial land after Boris Johnson today (Tuesday June 30) announced an extra £84 million to expand the region’s trailblazing brownfield regeneration programme.
Armed Forces Day marked by post pandemic support for West Midlands homeless veterans
29/06/2020
The Royal British Legion has received a grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to help Armed Forces veterans who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Council task group ensures businesses receive vital grants
29/06/2020
A City of Wolverhampton Council task group has gone the extra mile to ensure all city businesses eligible for vital coronavirus grants are aware of the funds available to them.
Leader in £10 million government plea
29/06/2020
The leader of Dudley Council has written to the government to ask if nearly £10 million in unallocated business grants can be used to support the borough’s tourist attractions and town centres fight back from the coronavirus crisis.
New video showcases the changing face of Dudley
29/06/2020
The face of Dudley is changing – and a new video launched showcases the near £1 billion regeneration programme set to transform the town centre over the next decade.
Agreement with Vodafone to develop transport of the future
29/06/2020
Cars which find their own parking spaces and trams which report their own faults are just some of the futuristic transport systems being developed under a new agreement.
Online seminars to offer health help
26/06/2020
A series of online seminars are being held next month to help the borough’s BAME communities live longer, safer and healthier lives.
Residential centres provide culture and arts to children
26/06/2020
Staff based at Sandwell Council’s residential education centres have developed fun, creative and adventurous activities for families to enjoy whilst schools are closed to most children due to the coronavirus
Virtual conference explores the future of construction
24/06/2020
The University of Wolverhampton is exploring the future of construction in its second free international conference which, this year, will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
£3.2 billion blueprint unveiled to kickstart the West Midlands’ economic recovery
23/06/2020
A blueprint to kickstart the West Midlands economy and create long-term prosperity for the region and wider UK is today being put to Government
Black Country Careers Hub awarded funding  to extend successful programme for a third year
23/06/2020
Black Country Careers Hub awarded new funding to extend the scheme through to September 2021 and to increase the number of schools and colleges engaged.
Council acts to bolster vital regeneration schemes
23/06/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council is taking action to protect vital regeneration projects from the damaging and unprecedented financial impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic which has hit schemes across the world, nationally and regionally.
CityFibre makes pledge to support Wolverhampton jobs
19/06/2020
CityFibre - the UK’s third national digital infrastructure company - has become the latest employer to sign the Wolves at Work pledge.