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City’s new five-year Housing Strategy approved
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved a new five-year Housing Strategy for the city.
Civic Halls operating options to be explored
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to look at the option of appointing an external operator to run Wolverhampton Civic Halls when it reopens as a world-class entertainment venue in 2021.
New construction training hub helping unemployed
Unemployed Wolverhampton residents are benefitting from a new £100,000 sub-regional construction training hub in the city.
 WMCA and Sandwell Council deal unlocks biggest brownfield housing site in region
A huge swathe of former industrial land in Sandwell is to be turned into homes after lying derelict for decades.
Primary pupils get hands on with construction jobs in 2030
On Friday 18 October Dudley College hosted a one-day Construction Primary Careers event focused on future technology in the construction industry.
Award success for apprenticeship work
Sandwell Council has won top national recognition for its much-praised work with apprenticeships and school leavers.
Events uncover hidden secrets of the Black Country
The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a series of events to uncover the hidden secrets of the Black Country as part of the national Being Human Festival.
City residents land jobs as Deputy Mayor opens store
The Deputy Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Greg Brackenridge, today (Wednesday) opened the new B&M store at Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre.
New entertainment venue to open at the Waterfront
A new entertainment venue will bring the latest in live comedy and music to the Waterfront when it opens its doors to the public later this month.
£70,000 scheme to replace historic wall completed
Work to replace part of an historic wall at Stevens Park in Wollescote has been completed.
Stourbridge residents invited to ask the Mayor of the West Midlands about what matters to them
Members of the public will have the opportunity to quiz Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street in Stourbridge.
From Dreamer to distiller
One man’s dream of following in his family footsteps and becoming a professional distiller is now reality as his new bar is officially opened by the Mayor of Dudley.
Council’s major step towards climate emergency target
City of Wolverhampton Council has taken its first major step towards becoming net carbon zero by changing the way it sources electricity.
Mayor welcomes visit from Historic England
Leading officials from Historic England visited Dudley to see how their cash funding has sparked positive change in the borough.
Flu Fighters campaign launched to protect youngsters
A campaign to encourage more children in the borough to have their flu vaccine has been launched.
Digital training opportunities showcased to businesses
Digital training for 21st century jobs has been showcased to cutting-edge businesses looking for upskilled workers at Birmingham’s Millennium Point today (October 11).