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Mayor calls for a ‘Clean Air Revolution’ in the West Midlands
A coalition to lead the way in tackling air pollution responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year is needed in the West Midlands, the region’s mayor has said.
Prime Minister chairs first Council of Local Enterprise Partnership Leaders at Downing Street
The Prime Minister met with the leaders of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) on Tuesday 19 June to celebrate their achievements to date and to map out key areas for cooperation under the UK’s Modern Industrial Strategy.
City Deal - Working Together Final Year of Delivery
Earlier this year the ‘Working Together’ team held a celebration event for stakeholders to showcase the project’s successes and achievement. The key-note speaker at the event was Ruth Badger, who appeared in the first series of TV’s The Apprentice.
Just 3 weeks to get free Festival of Food & Drink tickets
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, City of Wolverhampton’s second annual Festival of Food and Drink returns three week’s tomorrow (Saturday).
Pitchfest September 2018
Pitchfest improves your ability to win investment while simultaneously boosting your business's profile.
Extra funding secured to help tackle rough sleeping
City of Wolverhampton Council and partners have successfully secured an initial £138,000 of government funding to boost their work in tackling rough sleeping in the city.
Benefits for passengers the target through Chiltern Railways, TfWM and West Midlands Rail renewed partnership deal
Rolling out the Swift smartcard and boosting ticket availability are just some of more than 100 target benefits for West Midlands rail passengers under a refreshed partnership deal.
Lack of diversity amongst bosses risks damaging the economy and wider society
The lack of diversity at the very top of major companies and public bodies risks damaging the region’s economy and wider society, Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street warned today.
Government funding boost for housing services
City of Wolverhampton Council has been successful with a bid for more than £450,000 of government funding to help alleviate pressures on housing services from new communities and provide benefits to all city residents.
WMCA targets apprenticeships for the 21st century
An apprenticeship system fit for the 21st century is the target of a new drive by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Hundreds impress at Careers into Care jobs fair
More than 200 job seekers attended yesterday’s (Thursday) City of Wolverhampton Careers into Care jobs fair at The Way Youth Zone.
City partners to act following House of Fraser blow
City of Wolverhampton Council is joining forces with city partners to provide support to House of Fraser and its workers after today’s (Thursday) news its Wolverhampton store is one of 31 identified for closure.
Additional growth funding awarded to successful Black Country Skills Factory
The Black Country Skills Factory has been awarded additional Growth Funding to extend the Skills Factory programme through until March 2019.
City of Wolverhampton Celebrates Four Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service
Unsung community heroes from four organisations across the City of Wolverhampton are celebrating after learning they are to receive the highest award for volunteer groups in the country.
WMCA welcomes new adult education funding scheme
Thousands of low wage earners in the West Midlands are set to benefit from a new adult education funding policy announced today.
Excitement builds for WIRE Awards
Excitement is building as businesses wait to hear if they have been shortlisted in the Wolverhampton Independent Retail Excellence (WIRE) Awards. Judges are currently working their way through the 240 entries received from a wide cross-section of businesses all hoping to make it to the finals.