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Drive Midlands Automotive Partnership Launch event
Find out more about the unique Drive Midlands Automotive Partnership and the support it aims to give automotive companies in the Midlands.
Future of mobility consultation: Have your say
As part of the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge – a key element of the UK Industrial Strategy - Government is exploring how technology could transform transport in the future, making it safer, more accessible and greener than ever.
Land sale paves the way for new rail station at Darlaston
Plans to bring rail services back to Darlaston and Willenhall after an absence of more than half a century have taken a major step forward.
Council Donates Meals to City Foodbank
City of Wolverhampton Council has donated 100 ready meals to help a city foodbank. The council handed over the boxes of surplus frozen meals from its Meals on Wheels service
Themed markets coming soon to Dudley Street
A host of themed markets are coming to City of Wolverhampton’s Dudley Street. City of Wolverhampton Council has again joined forces with its approved market operator, LSD Promotions, to develop the new events, which will take place over the next three months.
Public to have their say on making the switch to electric vehicles
Making the switch to electric vehicles will not only tackle poor air quality but also boost the West Midlands economy which is fast establishing itself as a world leader in advanced automotive research and manufacture.
More battery-powered trams on the way
The UK’s first battery-powered tram was launched in the West Midlands in April – now Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is looking to add up to 50 more to the expanding network.
West Midlands Combined Authority is a Leader in Diversity
West Midlands Combined Authority is one of only 38 UK organisations to achieve the National Centre for Diversity’s prestigious Leaders in Diversity award.
Lift-off for former Carillion employee’s city company
Business is booming for a former Carillion employee who has set up his own construction company in the City of Wolverhampton.
Trio land council jobs through Impact employability programme
An employability support programme targeting 15 to 29-year-olds has helped three city residents land jobs at City of Wolverhampton Council.
Latest West Midlands public transport partnership agreed
Virgin Trains, West Midlands Rail Executive and Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) have signed a brand new partnership deal pledging to work together to improve rail journeys in the region.
Tasty new business to open doors in Queen Square
A new business will open its doors in City of Wolverhampton’s Queen Square this weekend.
Institute casts about for a new headquarters
The Institute of Cast Metal Engineers (ICME) has moved its headquarters to the new National Foundry Training Centre in Dudley Port, Tipton.
Prestigious BP Portrait Award returning to art gallery
The prestigious BP Portrait Award will return to Wolverhampton Art Gallery on Saturday, October 13.
Local Nature Reserve works start on former WEC site
Six months of works have started to turn more than 90 per cent of the former Wolverhampton Environment Centre (Central Plant Nursery) into a Local Nature Reserve (LNR).
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