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Local powers on transport, housing and funding will help drive West Midlands’ recovery
Council leaders in the West Midlands and the Mayor, Andy Street, are calling on the Government to grant more powers to the region to aid recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Have your say on how £75 million Towns Fund Investment is spent
Residents and businesses in Sandwell are being urged to have their say on what improvements they would like to see as part of the Government’s Towns Fund deal which will see an investment of up to £75 million in Sandwell.
Have your say on the future of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles within the Black Country
People living in the Black Country can have their say on the future of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEV)
West Midlands public transport network is ready and waiting as more people return to work
The region’s public transport network is ready and waiting to safely carry more people, as the return to the workplace gathers pace following the Covid-19 lockdown.
Town regeneration to include health
Dudley Council has confirmed it is working with health partners to look at new ways of incorporating health facilities into Dudley town centre’s exciting regeneration programme.
Final bid for multi-million cash injection for town centre
A final bid for nearly £10million to boost the prospects of a Dudley borough town centre has been submitted to government.
City centre improvements to encourage cycling and visitors
New seating areas outside pubs, bars and cafes, planters full of greenery and more cycle storage will be introduced into Wolverhampton city centre as the council continues to encourage visitors and support businesses during this difficult time.
Safer Travel release new one-year plan with an increased team and new technology
The Safer Travel Partnership has today released a one year Safer Travel Plan which includes a pledge to put four extra special constables on the public transport beat.
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Black Country's £28m boost to kick start economic recovery
Eight ‘shovel ready’ projects, ranging from the National Brownfield Land Institute to Very Light Rail developments are to benefit from £66 million of Government funding secured for the region, £28 million of this is being spent in the Black Country.
BT’s Small Business Support Scheme
BT is helping small businesses fund the cost of an ultrafast business connection
Innovation in technology, transport and housing in £66 million package to help kick start West Midlands economic recovery
Eight ‘shovel ready’ projects, ranging from the National Brownfield Land Institute to Very Light Rail developments are to benefit from £66 million of Government funding secured for the region.
Young people and adults to benefit from new training courses to help them gain jobs
Young people in the West Midlands will benefit from new one-year training courses at further education colleges and private providers
Historic day for Wolverhampton Railway Station scheme
Historic day for Wolverhampton as full demolition of its old railway station building begins.
Boost for Wolverhampton’s National Brownfield Institute
City of Wolverhampton’s plans to develop a National Brownfield Institute (NBI) have been handed a major boost.
Very Light Rail back on track as council secures £13m
Very Light Rail is back on track in Dudley – after the government answered a plea to meet a near £13 million shortfall in funding for the scheme.