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New mental health star is born
A Solihull man was tonight (Thurs Jan 31) named West Midlands Thrive Mental Health Superstar for his courage and compassion in talking down a distressed friend threatening to jump from a motorway bridge.
Black Country Garden City briefing event
The Black Country LEP, along with the four Black Country local authorities (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton) and Homes England are working together to create a new 21st Century Garden City, which will connect into existing communities and infrastructure.
Long-serving Leader Announces Plans to Step Down
The Leader of the City of Wolverhampton Council, Roger Lawrence, has announced plans to step down after 36 years as a councillor serving the city.
Companies encouraged to join Mayor’s Giving Day and give something back to local communities
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street today (Wednesday Jan 30) brought together charities with some of the region’s biggest companies at an event designed to help business give something back to their local communities.
Railway station build to step up as crane arrives
City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building will start coming out of the ground next month
Grant funding to help improve air quality in the city
City of Wolverhampton Council has secured funding from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help improve air quality in the city.
A&M EDM record sales of £6m and investment
West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street commissioned new machinery at A&M EDM, precision engineers in Smethwick.
Poets, planters and painters praised for making railway stations more pleasant places to visit
Commuters at a Birmingham railway station got a surprise when they were serenaded by a Black Country poet during a visit from the Mayor of the West Midlands.
Business and political leaders say West Midlands economy will need Government help to navigate a no-deal Brexit
A high level group of West Midlands business, trade union and political leaders came together today to map out what support the regional economy will need to successfully navigate a no-deal Brexit.
West Midlands Metro tap and go mobile ticketing launches with discount offer
The cost of a four-week West Midlands Metro tram ticket is being cut by £4 to celebrate the launch of the Swift on Mobile smartphone app.
Black Country LEP Annual Conference 2019
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference for 2019 will take place on Thursday 21st March.
City gallery’s Pop Art collection to go back on display
Pick of the Pops is a new exhibition that showcases an iconic collection owned by City of Wolverhampton Council.
Chief Executive confirmed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee
Ian Reid has been confirmed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC), the team organising the largest event ever to be staged in the West Midlands.
Turning West Midlands green for Blue Monday
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is rallying the region to turn #BlueMondayGreen next week with the launch of the This is Me West Midlands campaign.
Business open evening at Himley Hall this February
Dudley Council will continue to change the way it works with local businesses when it rolls out its biggest business open evening to date.
Have your say on city’s new Strategic Economic Plan
City of Wolverhampton residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the city’s Strategic Economic Plan.