1785 articles found

Grants for city charities, community and voluntary groups
City of Wolverhampton Council is urging eligible charities, community and voluntary groups in the city to apply for free business grants.
£1million in grants paid to eligible taxi and private hire drivers
More than £1million in business support grants have been paid to eligible Wolverhampton taxi and private hire drivers since the scheme went live at the end of last month.
Partners Launch Wolverhampton Pound With Vow to Spend Local
Major public sector organisations in Wolverhampton have joined forces to launch the ‘Wolverhampton Pound’ and pledged to keep more of their £834 million collective spending power within the city.
Work set to start on Black Country railway stations after funding confirmed
Works to pave the way for £55 million construction of two Black County Railway Stations will begin this Spring following the final approval of Government funding.
Thousands of disabled people across the region ‘hidden’ during pandemic
West Midlands Combined Authority and Midland Mencap believe many aren’t speaking up about how Covid has impacted their lives
Global giant AEG Presents to operate Civic Halls
City of Wolverhampton Council has landed one of the world’s leading venue operators and concert promoters to run the city’s iconic Civic Halls.
WMCA helps local people start a new career as police officers
Two schemes set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) are helping local people start a new career as police officers.
Two derelict Black Country industrial sites to be transformed into hundreds of new homes
Two more derelict industrial sites in the Black Country are to be transformed to provide vital new homes for local people following multi-million-pound investment deals by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Partnership working for a welcoming Wednesfield
A revamped market, new seating areas, cycle racks and feature artwork have been introduced in Wednesfield under a community-led approach to boosting the look of the village.
Green light for region’s ambitious net zero carbon plan with funding for new capital projects
An ambitious plan to put the West Midlands on track for net zero by 2041 was given the green light. The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) board has agreed to back the first Five-Year Plan with investment of over £5million
Funding boost for green construction skills bootcamps
The Department for Education is making £475,000 available to the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) so it can hold bootcamps, which offer people a guaranteed job interview on completion.
New ‘Pesky Blighters’ fly tipping campaign launches in Spring
Fly tippers who blight the environment and local area are the subject of an additional council campaign called Pesky Blighters. It will be launched in Spring and has been created to help catch those who dump rubbish illegally.
Preparation work begins for building of first new council homes in Heath Town
Preparation work has started this week for the building of the first new council homes as part of a major transformation of the city’s Heath Town estate.
West Midlands chosen to host summit to identify how local leaders and central government can collaborate to reach net zero
The West Midlands has been chosen to host an international summit on the UK’s net zero future in the build-up to the UN's climate change conference COP26 in November.
Boost for city’s culture and economy under five-year plan
The very best in art, music and sport will be brought to Wolverhampton under a five-year plan to boost the city's economy, create new jobs and build an outstanding cultural reputation.
Tens of thousands of extra trees to be planted for a cleaner, greener city
Tens of thousands of trees are to be added to parks and open spaces across Wolverhampton under a council commitment to create a cleaner, greener city.