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Work starts on new Black Country railway station
Work has started on the construction of a new railway station on the Wolverhampton to Walsall line in the Black Country paving the way for the return of passenger services.
Second Tiny Forest takes root in the city
Wolverhampton has become home to a second Tiny Forest to help local communities connect with nature and protect their environment for the future.
Women’s safety on public transport in the spotlight for minister visit
Transport minister Trudy Harrison MP visited the West Midlands to find out about ground-breaking work being done to make our transport networks safer for women and girls.
Launch of new strategy to help create a better place for everyone across the West Midlands
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, and a wide range of partners, welcomed plans to invest in the region’s social economy, putting human and environmental wellbeing at the heart of its activity at a recent roundtable.
City Ideas Fund aims to help local organisations connect young people with opportunities
City of Wolverhampton Council has today (Thursday) launched a new City Ideas Fund for businesses and organisations at a major city summit aimed at tackling youth unemployment.
Major facelift to get underway to boost street scene around Civic Halls
Full works will start next week to transform the street scene around the refurbished Civic Halls ready for its Autumn 2022 reopening under world-leading venue operator and concert promoter, AEG Presents.
New Find your Future website brings together job and training opportunities in the West Midlands
A new website to help adults find training, education and job opportunities in the West Midlands has been launched
Visit the Black Country Growth Hub team on Tour
The Black Country Growth Hub are heading out on tour later this month to bring information, guidance and support to local businesses
Black Country LEP launch Black Country  Industrial Decarbonisation Programme
The Black Country LEP and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street have, today, launched the nationally-leading Black Country Industrial Decarbonisation programme.
Black Country LEP launches Black Country Social Enterprise Task Force
The Black Country LEP are launching the Black Country Social Enterprise Task Force to coincide with Social Enterprise Day on 11 November 2021.
New Green Homes Grant Scheme is launched
City of Wolverhampton Council, in partnership with Marches Energy Agency, will deliver the Green Homes Grant - Local Authority Delivery Scheme.
Stress Awareness Day - Mental Health and Productivity Pilot
Midlands employers are being encouraged to start conservations about mental health in their workplaces by a region-wide mental health initiative, ahead of International Stress Awareness Day.
Women in the West Midlands given opportunity to find out more about landing jobs in construction
Hundreds of female job seekers looking for new opportunities in the construction industry have been given expert advice and support
Chancellor commits £400m to next generation of Midlands Engine Investment Fund
The Chancellor has announced a new £400m allocation for a new Midlands Engine Investment Fund
West Midlands secures over £1bn funding to drive a green transport revolution
The West Midlands has been handed £1bn funding to expand the regions tram, train, bus and cycle networks and drive a green transport revolution.
450 school pupils come together for sports and activity  in the Black Country
Approximately 450 pupils from 35 schools across the Black Country came together on 21 October at the University of Wolverhampton, Walsall campus