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Council and college forge closer ties for future growth
Closer ties have been forged between City of Wolverhampton Council and City of Wolverhampton College to secure the college’s financial future.
West Midlands businesses invited to help employees Thrive at Work
Small to medium-sized businesses in the West Midlands are being invited to sign up for a trial to help employees Thrive at Work.
Wolves’ promotion joy to feature in gallery exhibition
Wolves’ Championship title triumph and spectacular open top bus parade is to be celebrated in a free exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Application submitted for hundreds of Bilston homes
Countryside has submitted its full planning application to build hundreds of homes at Bilston Urban Village.
Drones could provide extra eye in the sky for emergency services
Drones could be used to help emergency services deal with traffic incidents, research by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has found.
West Midlands project to teach connected cars the rules of the road
The West Midlands is one of just seven regions worldwide taking part in a new pilot scheme to teach self-driving cars the rules of the road.
Learning Communities programmes helping residents
City of Wolverhampton residents on Thursday celebrated learning success at an event designed to show them their next steps towards employment or further education.
Black Country Council’s shine at FSB Awards for Small Business Friendliness
Black Country Councils are celebrating after having some of their exemplary work with small and medium sized firms recognised at the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Staffordshire and West Midlands Local Authority ‘Small Business Friendly Awards’.
A brand for the West Midlands – Transport for West Midlands reveals a new public transport identity
Public transport in the West Midlands is to get a brand new look in what is a UK first.
Council acts fast to set up city centre commission
City of Wolverhampton Council is to establish a commission to further develop its plan and strategic vision to reshape its city centre.
First WV Living show home to open to the public
WV Living will open the doors to the public on its first ever show home in the City of Wolverhampton on Saturday.
WIRE Awards winners announced at glittering ceremony
Blooms Menswear last night (Tuesday) scooped the headline ‘Independent of the Year’ honour at the annual Wolverhampton Independent Retail Excellence (WIRE) Awards.
Work starts on new School of Architecture
Preparatory work has started on the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the £100m Springfield Campus.
Mayors welcome deal for knowledge sharing between West Midlands and London
Lessons learned from major incidents and ways of limiting disruption to large-scale transport projects are to be shared between the West Midlands and London.
Black Country announced as ‘Careers Hub’  to help transform careers education
The Black Country is to become one of 20 Careers Hubs around England to help transform careers education for young people.
Vote for BIDsmarter – nominated in “Best Consultancy initiative” at Construction Enquirer Awards 2018
We’re pleased to announce that a joint entry by Midland Metro Alliance, in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub, has been nominated for a coveted 2018 Construction Enquirer Award for our collaborative work aligned to BIDsmarter.