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Free travel on public transport to help local people move into work
Residents in the West Midlands who have just gained a new job could benefit from free bus, tram and rail travel to work.
West Midlands businessman honoured by University
A West Midlands entrepreneur has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his commitment to championing training and skills in the local community.
City centre transformation continues as Council formally welcomes MHCLG to i9
City of Wolverhampton Council today (Friday) celebrated a major milestone in its transformation plans for the city centre.
First business moves onto Dudley’s Very Light Rail site
A technology company focussed on decarbonising rail freight is the first to move into Dudley as part of the revolutionary Very Light Rail project.
Planning approval recommended for council’s first solar farm
Planners have recommended approval for City of Wolverhampton Council’s first solar farm to be developed to power New Cross Hospital with renewable energy.
Pioneering home ownership scheme delivering dream for key workers
Covid-19 keyworkers are benefitting from a new scheme launched in Wolverhampton to help people make the dream of owning a home a reality.
First plan for the West Midlands natural environment launched
The first plan for the region’s natural environment has been officially launched on the banks of the River Stour.
Annual Chamber Awards & Conference Announced as Region Reboots, Rebuilds and Rebounds
This year, the Black Country Chamber of Commerce has been running its biggest and most ambitious campaign in its history
Surveying the Black Country’s trees
The ‘Big Black Country i-Tree Eco project’ is now in progress, and surveyors are out in the area, measuring trees
Deadline looms for groups to apply for #YES funding
Voluntary groups who work with children and young people in Wolverhampton are being encouraged to apply for funding
Stand out young champions 2021-22
Recruiting 18-29 from the West Midlands
Digital expert appointed to help Black Country businesses embrace digital tech as part of Made Smarter
Digital technology specialists have been appointed across the West Midlands to boost productivity and growth as part of the £1.9 million Made Smarter programme.
WMCA announces another landmark multi-million-pound investment to transform three more brownfield sites for new homes and jobs
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has confirmed a multi-million-pound investment package to kickstart the development of nearly 400 homes and new commercial premises at three derelict sites, supporting hundreds of jobs
Support on offer for West Midlands future entrepreneurs
The region’s entrepreneurs of the future are being encouraged to apply for a place on a programme to take their fledgling business to the next level.
Regeneration of former bread factory site continues with more than 50 homes now built
The 50th new home has now been completed on the once derelict site of the former Harvestime Bakery in Walsall with construction continuing despite the pandemic.
Full works starting on first new Heath Town estate council homes in over 50 years
Full works are set to start this month on building the first new council homes on the Heath Town estate since it was officially opened by HRH Princess Margaret in 1969.