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HS2 will create space for more trains between Black Country and Birmingham and less overcrowding for commuters, research by Midlands Connect reveals
26/09/2019
HS2 will free up enough space on the existing railway network to allow for more frequent commuter services to and from the Black Country, as well as reduced overcrowding on long-distance routes, technical analysis by Sub-national Transport Body Midlands Connect has revealed for the first time.
Make a pledge for a prosperous Sandwell
26/09/2019
Sandwell Council is reaching out to its communities and asking them to help make the borough the best it can be.
Opportunity for residents to Ask Andy at public event in West Bromwich
26/09/2019
Members of the public will have the opportunity to quiz Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street in West Bromwich.
Get rid of unwanted items with Freegle
26/09/2019
Dudley Council is encouraging more people to sign up to free swap sites in a bid to reduce waste and foster community spirit, during this year's National Recycle Week
Brand-new primary school opens in Smethwick
25/09/2019
The first brand-new primary school in Sandwell in more than 40 years opened its doors in Smethwick in September.
Hammer time - work starts on new cage at the Dell
25/09/2019
Work has started this week on a new £30,000 facility for hammer and discus throwers in the borough
Academic honour for WMCA disability sports superstar
24/09/2019
A Paralympian and former wheelchair basketball international now spearheading West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) ‘Include Me’ campaign has been awarded an honorary doctorate
University gears up to welcome the Commonwealth
24/09/2019
More than 1,000 international Judo stars are heading to the University of Wolverhampton to compete at the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships.
West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched to improve services for passengers
24/09/2019
Rail industry bosses have come together in a ground breaking deal and the first of its kind in the country to drive up standards for rail passengers in the West Midlands.
Honorary degree rewards engineering success
24/09/2019
An engineering industry professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.
Transport for West Midlands unveils revised plans for A34 Sprint route through Perry Barr
23/09/2019
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) today unveils revised plans for the A34 Sprint bus rapid transit route between Birmingham and Walsall.
Call on West Midlands organisations to celebrate and promote inclusion
23/09/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is calling on organisations across the region to think about the practical steps they can take to improve and promote inclusion.
Residents urged 'move more' with National Fitness Day
23/09/2019
The #MoveMoreSandwell partnership is marking National Fitness Day by getting people to think about the benefits of being active.
Black Country Director of Economic Intelligence joins University of Wolverhampton as Visiting Professor
23/09/2019
Delma’s role was formalised at the University of Wolverhampton Graduation celebration on Thursday 12 September 2019.
WMCA sets target of cutting out all single-use plastics by the end of 2020
23/09/2019
Mayor Andy Street announces that the West Midlands Combined Authority will be completely cutting out single-use plastics as part of the fight to tackle climate change.
Sandwell residents urged to recycle more
23/09/2019
Sandwell residents urged to take recycling into their own hands as national campaign begins