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TfWM steps up a gear to get online support for new and experienced cyclists
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has teamed up with Love to Ride to encourage more people to get out and about on their bikes.
Cycling and Walking ‘on prescription’ in the West Midlands
Healthcare professionals are piloting a scheme which will ‘prescribe’ outdoor activities for some people with poor mental health and other conditions.
Five major business wins to celebrate in the West Midlands
A string of international companies moving to the West Midlands has put the region top of the UK’s overseas investment chart for five years running.
WMCA holds online summer careers festival for young people to find out more about their options
Young people are being urged to join a week-long online summer careers festival to find out more about the opportunities available to them.
Applications encouraged for climate friendly business ideas
The University of Wolverhampton’s Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) project has launched a new Innovation Incubator programme - supporting 12 climate friendly business ideas over six months.
Get ready for transport changes ahead of new school term
Those returning to school or college next month are being urged to plan ahead and prepare for a very different commute to the one they were used to before lockdown.
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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