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.
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.
People living in the Black Country can have their say on the future of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEV)
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.
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.
A final bid for nearly £10million to boost the prospects of a Dudley borough town centre has been submitted to government.
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.
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.
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
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 is helping small businesses fund the cost of an ultrafast business connection
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 in the West Midlands will benefit from new one-year training courses at further education colleges and private providers
Historic day for Wolverhampton as full demolition of its old railway station building begins.
City of Wolverhampton’s plans to develop a National Brownfield Institute (NBI) have been handed a major boost.
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.