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Council presses ahead with redevelopment plans for Wednesbury estate
Sandwell Council is pressing ahead with ambitious plans to redevelop part of a Wednesbury estate.
New construction excellence campus hits new heights
The University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million investment in a new construction excellence campus on the site of the former Springfield brewery in Wolverhampton has reached another milestone.
Plans to invest millions in health and social care
Plans to invest millions of pounds in health and adult social care services are expected to be rubber-stamped next month.
New chair appointed to WMCA taskforce to drive up skills in the automotive sector
A former global director at Jaguar Land Rover is the new chair of a taskforce set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to drive up skills in the automotive sector.
Careers for young people with special education needs and disabilities
The achievements of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities were celebrated during a ceremony on Wednesday 12 February.
Smethwick Council House wins conservation award
The recently-restored Smethwick Council House has been named as the winner of the West Midlands Victorian Society 2019 Conservation Award.
Improvements to Titford Pools open space, Oldbury
Canal & River Trust in conjunction with partners the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England and Sandwell MBC are part-way through a far-reaching plan to deal with a number of issues that have built up over the years at Titford Pools, Oldbury.
WMCA and Create Central launch innovative bootcamp pilot to support creative talent to work in the TV industry
The region’s independent TV sector is calling on creative talent from across the West Midlands to join an innovative new skills bootcamp.
Plans for council-owned housing company move a step closer
Sandwell Council is exploring plans to set up a local housing company in a bid to provide hundreds more much-needed new homes for people in the borough.
Innovation investment will position the West Midlands as a global leader in smart energy
Three new projects will help to place the West Midlands as a global leader in the field of low-carbon energy.
Grant fund of £311,000 to support community groups
Community and voluntary groups in Sandwell will be able to apply for grants under a two-year £311,000 funding scheme.
Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Outbreak Information
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to Hubei Province due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak
Wolves at Work programme celebrates extension
Wolves at Work has been extended into a fourth year as it celebrates reaching another major milestone.
Derelict Pipe Hall site to be redeveloped as WMCA accelerates regeneration in Bilston and other town centres
The derelict Pipe Hall in Bilston town centre is set to be redeveloped after being purchased by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Dudley residents and businesses advised to plan ahead as first Metro works to begin on Castle Hill in February
Castle Hill in Dudley will see a two-way lane restriction from 24 February 2020 as enabling works for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension get underway in Dudley town centre.
Funding secured to help tackle rough sleeping
City of Wolverhampton Council and partners have successfully secured £390,000 of funding to boost their work in tackling rough sleeping in the city.