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General | 22nd September 2021

Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success

The main ticket ballot is now open and applications will close at 8pm on 30 September. A ticket ballot is the fairest way to allocate tickets. Applications are made and the system allocates tickets at...
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Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success22/09/2021
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General | 21st September 2021

LGPS Central Limited makes i9 its new home in Wolverhampton

LGPS Central Limited has followed hot on the heels of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities to become a tenant of the city’s new i9 office development.
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LGPS Central Limited makes i9 its new home in Wolverhampton21/09/2021
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General | 20th September 2021

Business Week putting Wolverhampton in the spotlight

City of Wolverhampton is gearing up for its annual business spotlight, offering in-person events and online webinars to highlight opportunities to businesses and investors.
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Business Week putting Wolverhampton in the spotlight20/09/2021
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General | 16th September 2021

Sandwell Council leader urges business to explore £100m Richardson Enterprise Fund

Leader of Sandwell Council, Councillor Rajbir Singh along with interim CEO Kim Bromley Derry recently attended a Business Leaders Investment Breakfast hosted by the Richardson company at the Hawthorns...
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Sandwell Council leader urges business to explore £100m Richardson Enterprise Fund16/09/2021
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General | 13th September 2021

Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins

The main ticket ballot for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is now live
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Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins13/09/2021
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General | 10th September 2021

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.
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City centre transformation continues as Council formally welcomes MHCLG to i910/09/2021
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General | 9th September 2021

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.
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Planning approval recommended for council’s first solar farm09/09/2021
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General | 9th September 2021

The Next Investment Destination Breakfast

Wolverhampton in spotlight event hosted by Midlands Business Insider
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The Next Investment Destination Breakfast09/09/2021
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General | 8th September 2021

Demolition works start on derelict Bilston pub

Work has started to demolish an eyesore former Bilston pub and neighbouring derelict garages to pave the way for potential new homes.
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Demolition works start on derelict Bilston pub08/09/2021
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General | 26th August 2021

Call out to innovators in transport to help lead the 5G revolution

5PRING – the consortium behind the UK’s first 5G commercial application accelerator – has announced the Future of Transport challenge.
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Call out to innovators in transport to help lead the 5G revolution26/08/2021
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General | 24th August 2021

Free Google workshop to boost digital skills in Sandwell

Sandwell Council has teamed up with Google Digital Garage to offer a free online workshop to boost the digital marketing skills of people in the borough.
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Free Google workshop to boost digital skills in Sandwell24/08/2021
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General | 17th August 2021

Kim Bromley-Derry has become Interim Chief Executive at Sandwell Council

Mr Kim Bromley-Derry CBE DL has been temporarily released from his role as Executive Director at McLaren construction to become Interim Chief Executive at Sandwell Council, with effect from Tuesday, 1...
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Kim Bromley-Derry has become Interim Chief Executive at Sandwell Council17/08/2021
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General | 11th August 2021

Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions

The Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme is offering Birmingham and West Midlands artists/cultural organisations the opportunity to submit a proposal for commissions of up to £25,000 to create public ar...
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Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions11/08/2021
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General | 10th August 2021

Leader insists its brownfield first with public consultation to start on major housing plan

The City of Wolverhampton Council Leader has reiterated his brownfield development first message ahead of public consultation on the future of housing plans in the region starting on Monday.
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Leader insists its brownfield first with public consultation to start on major housing plan10/08/2021
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General | 9th August 2021

Have your say on our exciting plans for Britannia Park in Rowley Regis

Sandwell Council wants to hear your opinions on its plans to improve and invest in Britannia Park in Rowley Regis. You can see the plans at Britannia Park on Saturday 14 August.
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Have your say on our exciting plans for Britannia Park in Rowley Regis09/08/2021
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General | 9th August 2021

Pioneering mental health campaign created by employers for employers is launched

A new campaign created by employers for employers to boost mental health and productivity by encouraging open conversations in workplaces in the West Midlands has been officially launched.
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Pioneering mental health campaign created by employers for employers is launched09/08/2021
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General | 5th August 2021

Construction complete on Wolverhampton’s i9 development

Construction of Wolverhampton’s eye-catching modern office development i9 has been completed – marking a major milestone in the creation of a thriving commercial quarter at the heart of the city’s awa...
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Construction complete on Wolverhampton’s i9 development05/08/2021
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General | 30th July 2021

Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands and chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) cut the ribbon at Ramfoam’s new site on Hainge Road.
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Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital30/07/2021
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General | 26th July 2021

Culwell Street plans to pave way for transformational Brewers Yard scheme

Ambitious plans have been unveiled that will pave the way for the remediation of brownfield land to facilitate the first phase of the transformational Brewers Yard city centre living regeneration sche...
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Culwell Street plans to pave way for transformational Brewers Yard scheme26/07/2021
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General | 23rd July 2021

Technical centre boost for City Learning Quarter vision

The Council’s City Learning Quarter vision has been given a boost with £7.7million funding secured from the West Midlands Combined Authority for a new City of Wolverhampton College technical centre.
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Technical centre boost for City Learning Quarter vision23/07/2021
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General | 22nd July 2021

Relight Business Programme helps over 80 businesses

More than 80 City of Wolverhampton micro and small businesses have now completed the Council’s new Relight Business Programme thanks to over £60,000 investment so far.
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Relight Business Programme helps over 80 businesses22/07/2021
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General | 15th July 2021

Support for businesses as Covid changes take effect

City of Wolverhampton Council is continuing to work with city partners to support businesses as the Government guidance on Covid measures changes again from Monday 19 July.
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Support for businesses as Covid changes take effect15/07/2021
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General | 14th July 2021

Birmingham 2022 ticket ballot now open for the West Midlands

People who live in the West Midlands region can now apply for tickets to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in an exclusive ballot.
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Birmingham 2022 ticket ballot now open for the West Midlands14/07/2021
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General | 13th July 2021

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.
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Wolverhampton bids for £20 million to boost City Learning Quarter regeneration scheme13/07/2021
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General | 7th July 2021

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.
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Wolverhampton city centre transformation starts this month07/07/2021
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General | 5th July 2021

Be the first to apply for tickets

Businesses and residents of the West Midlands can apply for an early release of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games tickets next week!
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Be the first to apply for tickets05/07/2021
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General | 1st July 2021

Young entrepreneurs invited to kickstart their business thanks to a free opportunity in the city

Young business brains can share their promising products with hundreds of shoppers thanks to a free opportunity organised by City of Wolverhampton Council.
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Young entrepreneurs invited to kickstart their business thanks to a free opportunity in the city01/07/2021
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General | 28th June 2021

Doors open to second half of railway station

The second half of Wolverhampton’s new Railway Station has this week opened to the public.
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Doors open to second half of railway station28/06/2021
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General | 23rd June 2021

Excitement building ahead of event with Dragons' Den star

A high-profile online networking event is preparing to go live on Tuesday after the guest line-up was announced, giving business owners the chance to pick the brains of leading entrepreneurs.
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Excitement building ahead of event with Dragons' Den star23/06/2021
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General | 21st June 2021

Phase two art gallery improvement works get started

Phase two building works have today (Monday) started to make major improvements to Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
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Phase two art gallery improvement works get started21/06/2021
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General | 18th June 2021

Call to city SMEs to join Skills Recovery Webinar

Join regional experts to find out how to navigate skills funding landscape
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Call to city SMEs to join Skills Recovery Webinar18/06/2021
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General | 18th June 2021

New range of city business grants launched

Latest discretionary package offers assistance in three key areas
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New range of city business grants launched18/06/2021
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General | 18th June 2021

New major industrial site for Wolverhampton

Planning application to be submitted this month for Revolution Park
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New major industrial site for Wolverhampton18/06/2021
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General | 8th June 2021

"Fantastic progress" on Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Minister for Sport and Tourism Nigel Huddleston MP visited the Centre to check on progress
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"Fantastic progress" on Sandwell Aquatics Centre08/06/2021
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General | 8th June 2021

New range of grants for city businesses and organisations

City of Wolverhampton Council will tomorrow (Wednesday) launch a new range of discretionary grants to support city businesses and organisations.
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New range of grants for city businesses and organisations08/06/2021
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General | 3rd June 2021

HS2 launches webinar series to help SMEs bid for work on the project

HS2 Ltd is holding a series of weekly webinars to ensure British businesses benefit from over 400,000 contract opportunities that building Britain’s new high speed railway will create.
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HS2 launches webinar series to help SMEs bid for work on the project03/06/2021
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General | 1st June 2021

Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open

The search to find more than 13,000 volunteers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun
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Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open01/06/2021
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General | 28th May 2021

Government picks Wolverhampton’s i9 for new HQ

City of Wolverhampton Council has today secured a deal to house the first ministerial department outside of London at the city’s new i9 office building.
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Government picks Wolverhampton’s i9 for new HQ28/05/2021
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General | 28th May 2021

Countdown to city’s Creation Day Festival kicks off with visit from legendary music mogul

The countdown to Wolverhampton’s first ever Creation Day Festival started today (Friday) with a visit to the city by the man who inspired it.
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Countdown to city’s Creation Day Festival kicks off with visit from legendary music mogul28/05/2021
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General | 27th May 2021

'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event

Businesses in the West Midlands will have the opportunity to quiz a former Dragons' Den star and the youngest finalist in the history of the BBC’s The Apprentice about the importance of collaboration ...
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'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event27/05/2021
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General | 25th May 2021

Major City Centre Regeneration Plans approved in principle by Wolverhampton Council

A proposal for a transformative scheme including 366 new homes and commercial space in the heart of Wolverhampton’s historic Canalside Quarter has been approved in principle today.
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Major City Centre Regeneration Plans approved in principle by Wolverhampton Council25/05/2021
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General | 19th May 2021

Are you new to export?

The Export Academy, from the Department for International Trade (DIT), gives new, novice and in-experienced exporting businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence.
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Are you new to export?19/05/2021
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General | 17th May 2021

Birmingham 2022 appoints CSM Live as Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage

The Organising Committee has announced that CSM Live, the branding and live experience division of CSM Sport and Entertainment, has been appointed as the Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Sign...
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Birmingham 2022 appoints CSM Live as Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage17/05/2021
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General | 13th May 2021

Contractor appointed for phase 2 art gallery renovations

City of Wolverhampton Council has appointed a contractor to start the second phase of Wolverhampton Art Gallery improvement works.
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Contractor appointed for phase 2 art gallery renovations13/05/2021
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General | 12th May 2021

Major £3.37 million project to repair Great Barr bridge to begin next week

A major project to repair and improve a bridge in Great Barr will begin next week.
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Major £3.37 million project to repair Great Barr bridge to begin next week12/05/2021
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General | 28th April 2021

University supports start-up aiming to turn waste into renewable energy

Experts from the University of Wolverhampton are supporting a West Midlands start-up that is investigating the use of advanced thermal technologies to turn waste into renewable heat and electricity th...
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University supports start-up aiming to turn waste into renewable energy28/04/2021
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General | 26th April 2021

Business granted power to broaden cyber knowledge through collaboration

Two funding pots are available to help local employers across The Marches improve their broadband connectivity and to help reduce the potential for cyber security risks.
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Business granted power to broaden cyber knowledge through collaboration26/04/2021
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General | 26th April 2021

Business Festival event application process opens this week

Businesses will be able to apply to hold an event in the 2021 Black Country Business Festival (BCBF) from Wednesday 28 April.
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Business Festival event application process opens this week26/04/2021
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General | 22nd April 2021

Invitation to tender for Peer to Peer Networks

The Black Country Consortium is seeking the assistance of an experienced Peer to Peer Network programme 'facilitator' to deliver peer network sessions and 1-2-1 sessions.
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Invitation to tender for Peer to Peer Networks22/04/2021
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General | 19th April 2021

Richardsons unveil £100m investment fund to back region’s ambitious businesses

The Richardson family has announced plans to invest in ambitious West Midlands businesses with the launch of the Richardson Enterprise Fund (‘REF’), providing a boost to the region’s post-covid econom...
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Richardsons unveil £100m investment fund to back region’s ambitious businesses19/04/2021