42 articles found

Major project milestone reached at Your Wolves Civic
16/10/2020
Wolverhampton Civic Halls’ restoration has reached a major milestone with the first new steel beams being installed to improve the 82-year-old venue’s infrastructure
University of Wolverhampton Science Park celebrates 25 years
16/10/2020
The University of Wolverhampton Science Park, a joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton City Council, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month.
Planning permission granted for two new Black Country railway stations
16/10/2020
Plans for two new railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been approved – marking a major milestone in the project to restore passenger services to this part of the Black Country.
Date unveiled for Wolverhampton to host Birmingham 2022 time trial
16/10/2020
Excitement is building today (16 Oct) as the date that Wolverhampton will host the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games cycling time trial has been officially announced.
West Midlands to get almost £1m to help warm homes this winter
16/10/2020
The West Midlands has won a bid for almost £1million to help people who are struggling to keep their homes warm this winter.
University secures additional funding to address cyber stress
15/10/2020
A team at the University of Wolverhampton has received further funding to develop an Artificial Intelligence platform to help Cyber Security professionals
Canal and memorial join Sandwell’s Green Flag Award success story
15/10/2020
Sandwell is celebrating two new Green Flag Awards this year – with the Birmingham Main Line Canal and the Lions of the Great War memorial in Smethwick joining a dozen other green spaces across the borough.
HS2 offers West Midlands businesses a monumental opportunity
15/10/2020
West Midlands businesses need to seize the opportunities, jobs and investment offered by HS2 if the region is to bounce back stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Students enter food distribution ‘technology’ into global competition
15/10/2020
West Midlands businesses need to seize the opportunities, jobs and investment offered by HS2 if the region is to bounce back stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dudley Castle ‘at risk’ rating to open up new funding opportunities
15/10/2020
The addition of the upstanding remains of Dudley Castle to the Heritage at Risk register will open up new funding opportunities to secure the historic site for future generations, council and zoo bosses said today.
Training centre opens to teach Walsall leather crafts skills for future talent
14/10/2020
A centre to teach a new generation of saddle, bridle and leather-goods makers has opened its doors to help young people into work in Walsall.
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14/10/2020
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Supporting staff to aid student wellbeing
12/10/2020
Children and young people are set to benefit from increased mental health support thanks to a training programme being rolled out to school and college communities.
Arena Theatre receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
12/10/2020
Arena Theatre at the University of Wolverhampton has been awarded £50,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF)
City Interchange project shortlisted for top honours
09/10/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Interchange project has been shortlisted in three categories for Insider's West Midlands Property Awards 2020.