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New policing students on the beat
14/10/2019
The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new policing degree which enables successful students to apply to become a police officer in any force in England and Wales.
Awareness week highlights urgent need for adoptive families
14/10/2019
The urgent need to find adoptive families for children who need them is being highlighted during National Adoption Week, which begins today (Monday 14 October, 2019)
Region’s most creative individuals come together to turbo charge screen industry
11/10/2019
Some of the UK’s most creative individuals including Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight today launched a powerful new body to turbo charge the region’s screen industry.
Community activities coming up at West Smethwick Park
11/10/2019
A series of free activities as part of the community programme at West Smethwick Park are being held over the next two weeks.
Extension nearly complete for primary school in Smethwick
11/10/2019
Building works are nearing completion to double the capacity of a Smethwick Primary School.
Sessions for people who want to get online
10/10/2019
Sandwell Council is participating in a national digital campaign to help more people to get online and learn new digital skills.
Businesses urged to help design out homelessness
10/10/2019
Businesses are being urged to play their part in designing out homelessness across the West Midlands.
World Mental Health Day
10/10/2019
“Please don’t suffer in silence” is the message from Dudley Council’s health and wellbeing chief on World Mental Health Day.
World Homelessness Day
10/10/2019
Tackling homelessness is a priority for us every day of the year but on World Homelessness Day, it gives us the opportunity to take stock of what we’ve achieved and look at how we can eradicate homelessness
More time off work for parents of premature babies
09/10/2019
Dudley Council is to give staff more paid leave when their children are born prematurely.
100 organisations sign the This is Me pledge
09/10/2019
A pioneering campaign to improve mental health in the workplace has taken off in the West Midlands with 100 organisations signing the This is Me pledge in just 10 months.
Contracts awarded for £5m ‘Beat the Bots’ fund
08/10/2019
Workers across the region are having their skills transformed for 21st century jobs thanks to a £5 million ‘Beat the Bots’ fund launched by the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street.
Council moves to put freeze on fossil fuels
08/10/2019
A motion to rule out future investment by Dudley Council in fossil fuel companies has been approved by borough councillors.
World Mental Health Day turns spotlight on Thrive Awards
08/10/2019
To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), the spotlight is being turned on the region’s unsung heroes who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues.
LGBT+ Pride Festival Returns to the City of Wolverhampton
08/10/2019
The Wolves LGBT+ Pride Festival returns to the City of Wolverhampton this weekend with an exciting line up of performers, stalls, street food vendors and bars.
West Midlands Metro orders 21 new trams for rapidly expanding network
07/10/2019
New, state-of-the-art trams are on their way to the West Midlands following the signing of contracts worth £83.5 million.