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Land sale key piece in regen jigsaw
A key piece in Dudley’s £1billion regeneration jigsaw is about to slot into place with the sale of a piece of land paving the way for a new higher education campus.
Natural England declares second National Nature Reserve for Dudley
Dudley Council has shown that there’s a green heart to the Black Country as it gets its second National Nature Reserve.
Wolverhampton Literature Festival returns for its fifth year
Wolverhampton Literature Festival will return for its fifth year in February 2021 – and the dates have today been announced.
Major overhaul of housing development complete
A £1.2million overhaul of a council housing development is now complete.
Flagship building marks the dawn of a new era in construction education
The University of Wolverhampton formally opened its £45 million School of Architecture and Built Environment at the Springfield super campus on Monday 19th October 2020.
Railway station phase 2 steel framework construction begins
Work has begun to erect the steel framework for phase two of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building.
Major scheme to regenerate West Bromwich town centre underway despite Covid impact
With lockdown restrictions continuing to hit the region’s high streets, there was brighter news for West Bromwich today
Climate friendly project supports six new enterprises
The University of Wolverhampton’s Built Environment Climate Change Innovations project has launched its new Innovation Incubator programme
Chancellor increases financial support for businesses and workers
The government today announced it will significantly increase the generosity and reach of its winter support schemes to ensure livelihoods and jobs across the UK continue to be protected
Businesses urged to act fast on new small grants scheme
City of Wolverhampton businesses are being urged to act fast when the new Black Country Small Grants Programme goes live next month (November).
New life for old track at a leading Midlands heritage railway
Track from a disused railway line that was removed as part of the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension has been given a new home after being donated to the Severn Valley Railway by Transport for West Midlands and the Midland Metro Alliance.
Major milestone reached on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre site
This month marks a huge milestone at the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
Government launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses build back better
A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government today.
Major project milestone reached at Your Wolves Civic
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
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
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.