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City group making a difference to rough sleepers
Latest figures show City of Wolverhampton rough sleepers’ operational group is making an impact in getting people off the streets – but it recognises more needs to be done.
New powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses
A plan to use new powers for tackling anti-social behaviour on buses in the West Midlands, will be considered by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) next Friday (January 11).
Good news for people in Wolverhampton: More free training courses coming in 2019!
Think Employment are going to offer more one-week training courses in 2019 that boost people’s chances of finding work.
Wolverhampton businesses reach £1 million in sales on eBay programme
Online marketplace eBay today announced that businesses on its Retail Revival programme, a partnership with the City of Wolverhampton to help small retailers online, have reached £1 million in sales in just three months.
Variety of talks and readings part of Literature Festival
Wolverhampton Literature Festival in February (Friday 1 to Sunday 3) has a host of talks and readings across the city centre to enjoy.
Work starts on new council homes development
Work has started on the development of 44 new affordable council homes in Heath Town. City of Wolverhampton Council has contracted energy and regeneration specialist ENGIE to build a mixture of properties on land off Burton Crescent
 New Snow Hill Station entrance will give passengers direct link between trains and trams
Passengers using Birmingham’s Snow Hill Station are to get a new entrance so they can switch seamlessly between local rail and tram services. An image of how the new eastern entrance will look was released today.
British Business Bank appoints UK Network Senior Manager for the West Midlands
The British Business Bank has appointed Ryan Cartwright to a new position as Senior Manager, UK Network for the West Midlands.
Victorian Christmas Market visitor figures double
City of Wolverhampton’s Victorian Christmas Market at the weekend saw visitor figures double on last year to more than 30,000.
WV Living site earns Garden City status
City of Wolverhampton developer WV Living has seen one of its first sites earn Black Country Garden City status.
Contractor named to deliver i9 office development
GRAHAM has been appointed as contractor on the new eye-catching modern office development, i9, set in the heart of the City of Wolverhampton Interchange.
Creative industries in West Midlands to get £1.2m boost from Government
Creative industries in the West Midlands will benefit from a £1.2m boost from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
City art gallery in running for fun national vote
Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for art, has launched its annual poll to name the nation’s favourite acquisition of the year - and once again a piece in Wolverhampton Art Gallery’s collection is in the running.
Star-studded line-up revealed for Literature Festival
The full programme for City of Wolverhampton’s third Literature Festival in February 2019 has been announced.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our December 2018 newsletter
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
Victorian Christmas Market returns to city next week
Visitors to the City of Wolverhampton will again be able to enjoy a Victorian Christmas Market this month.