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Dudley: A City In The Making
It’s Black Country Day – and the unofficial capital has marked the occasion by announcing a bid for city status.
NatWest Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) Survey, Released July 2021: West Midlands
The following seasonally adjusted indices vary between 0 and 100, with a reading above 50 indicating an overall increase compared to the previous month
Wolverhampton bids for £20 million to boost City Learning Quarter regeneration scheme
City of Wolverhampton Council has bid for £20 million from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to help deliver its ambitious City Learning Quarter vision.
Call for construction employers to encourage more women to become apprentices
A rallying call has come from the WMCA and the industry for construction employers to increase the number of female apprentices in their business.
New Youth Hub in Dudley helps young people to benefit from training and career opportunities
Young people from Dudley are to benefit from a package of support to give them access to training and career opportunities
Thousands of local people learn skills to start new careers in green technology
Thousands of residents and businesses will benefit from new green skills and qualifications – thanks to funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Geopark celebrates first birthday
As the Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark reaches its first birthday, Dudley Council’s regen boss looks at how the Geopark will benefit from the borough’s £1billion regeneration programme.
Pride over progress of Apprentice
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New pictures reveal Very Light Rail project firmly on track
New pictures released today show Dudley’s pioneering Very Light Rail project remains firmly on track.
Leader insists ‘every inch’ of brownfield land is in major housing plan with residents to have their say
City of Wolverhampton Council’s Leader says ‘every inch’ of brownfield land included in draft Black Country Plan
Money does grow on them! Planting trees could benefit economy by £366 million and create 36,000 jobs
Planting trees and other efforts to recover natural destruction have a huge part to play in getting the country to Net Zero and bring a range of other benefits
Wolverhampton city centre transformation starts this month
Works will start this month on the first phase of the Council’s multi-million-pound transformation of the city centre to create events spaces, improve public realm and support businesses.
Work to improve road safety
More than £720,000 will be spent on making the borough’s roads safer for pedestrians and drivers.
Breathing new life into Black Country Brownfield land
The University of Wolverhampton’s Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC) has joined forces with land regeneration activists, Land Hero
Relight Business Programme
City of Wolverhampton Council are now recruiting to cohort 5 of the Relight Business Programme