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Thousands Benefit from Hardship Support for Households Struggling to Pay Council Tax
More than 14,500 households in Wolverhampton who are struggling financially during the coronavirus crisis are seeing their council tax bills reduced by £150.
How has COVID-19 impacted your business?
We want to hear from businesses in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton about the challenges and obstacles they are facing surrounding COVID-19.
Government urged to use region as test bed for early re-opening of tourism sector
Regional leaders have called on Government to allow the West Midlands to become a national test bed for an early reopening of the tourism, hospitality and cultural sector.
Peak time restrictions on free travel passes to be reinstated as more people return to work and school
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram, train and bus passes are to be reinstated from Monday, 1st June to provide more space for people returning to work and school as lockdown restrictions are eased.
Free PPE equipment to assist returning to school safely
Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to borough schools as part of measures to ensure children can return safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
Midland Metro Alliance supports children with generous donation
The Midland Metro Alliance has been supporting children across the region by donating hundreds of colouring and activity books, crayons and calculators to local schools, and charitable youth organisations during the Covid-19 crisis.
Government launches NHS Test and Trace service
NHS Test and Trace service to form a central part of the government’s coronavirus recovery strategy
Generous West Midlands residents and businesses donate more than £150,000 to help homeless
Change into Action, the alternative giving scheme, has raised more than £150,000 in donations to help support homeless people across the West Midlands.
Experts to lead Advanced Manufacture in Construction group to help ramp up West Midlands housing supply
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has formed an Advanced Manufacture in Construction (AMC) advisory group to support the delivery of much needed, high-quality housing at pace and scale.
Council highly commended for work to improve mental health
Dudley Council has been nationally recognised for its work in promoting and improving mental health among its staff.
Government urged to introduce raft of measures to help homeless after coronavirus pandemic
The West Midlands Combined Authority’s Homelessness Taskforce has urged the Government to act now to prevent a post-COVID-19 surge in homelessness across the region.
Work starts at new leisure centre site
Hoardings will soon be wrapped around the new Dudley Leisure Centre site on Flood Street as building work is set to start.
Don't forget your vaccinations
Sandwell public health bosses are urging parents to make sure children starting school in the autumn get their vaccinations, especially measles.
Wolverhampton Art gallery takes you to the sea - virtually
Wolverhampton Art Gallery has used its collections to create a digital exhibition while closed during lockdown.
Freedom of Borough part of raft of measures to recognise heroes
Plans to present the Freedom of the Borough to NHS and care workers from the public and voluntary sector in Dudley are gathering pace.
Daniel ‘empowered’ by city group’s homeless support
A Wolverhampton resident has thanked the city’s Homeless Operational Group for ‘empowering’ him to turnaround his life during the coronavirus pandemic.