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Be a thoughtful neighbour as #DudleyStaysHome
22/05/2020
Dudley Council’s cabinet member for housing is reminding residents of the ongoing need to be thoughtful towards their neighbours during the pandemic.
Benefits and debt advice available from Sandwell Council
22/05/2020
More than 2,200 people have received benefits and debt advice from Sandwell Council during the Covid-19 pandemic – and anyone else in need of support is being urged to get in touch.
Phase one of new railway station to open on Monday
22/05/2020
Phase one of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station will open to the public on Monday (May 25).
West Midlands hosts first ever regional coronavirus impact meeting
21/05/2020
Representatives from across the West Midlands attended the Government’s first ever regional impact meeting.
Free access to bikes for Sandwell health and social care staff
21/05/2020
Sandwell Council is offering health and social care staff who live and work in Sandwell free access to their bike fleet.
Spin-out company takes on the mathematics of fingerprints
21/05/2020
The University of Wolverhampton and the Caparo Angad Paul Fund have invested £120k in a new spin-out company which is developing an innovative approach to the verification of identity through fingerprints.
Mayor hosts virtual roundtable as part of Public Health England review into Coronavirus effect on BAME communities
21/05/2020
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has hosted a roundtable with leading community figures as part of Public Health England’s rapid review into whether people of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are more adversely affected by Covid-19.
Midlands Engine Investment Fund making an immediate impact and generating over £64m of investment in Midlands’ businesses
20/05/2020
Over £64.8 million has been invested into 257 businesses by the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), with new data revealing its regional impact released today (Wednesday 20 May 2020).
Innovative homeless partnership delivers positive outcomes
18/05/2020
Work to support the homeless by City of Wolverhampton’s innovative multi-agency operational group is reaping major rewards during the coronavirus outbreak.
Stay alert to COVID-19 danger warns Council Leader
18/05/2020
Sandwell Council Leader is warning people that COVID-19 remains a very real risk and urging them to stay alert to the dangers.
Wolves in Business portal launched for critical support
14/05/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council has launched a new business portal to further support city businesses through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
Thank you key workers
14/05/2020
Dudley Council has commissioned special ‘thank you’ messages to appear on Dudley borough roads, in recognition of those on the frontline during the pandemic.
Groups urged to bid for slice of new £200,000 Covid cash pot
13/05/2020
Local organisations and community groups helping the vulnerable in the borough during the coronavirus pandemic are being urged to apply for a slice of a new £200,000 cash pot.
How to stay safe on public transport as lockdown restrictions begin to lift
13/05/2020
Transport for West Midlands is working closely with police and bus, rail and tram operators to keep the region moving safely as coronavirus lockdown restrictions begin to ease and more people return to work.
Sandwell Council helps nearly 7,000 people with council tax hardship relief
13/05/2020
Almost £1 million in council tax hardship relief has been paid to nearly 7,000 vulnerable people and households in Sandwell whose finances have been hit hard by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Mayor supports plan to get region’s house building and construction sites safely back to work
13/05/2020
A ‘Safe Working Charter’ to enable home builders to return to work safely and get the region’s construction sites back up and running, has been formally backed by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street.