A brand new higher education music institute in Dudley has turned blue this evening in salute to the NHS.
Acorns Children’s Hospice in the West Midlands has become one of the first children’s hospices in the UK to publish its emergency plans in response to the deepening coronavirus pandemic.
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has stepped forward with a raft of extra measures today to support its members during the Covid-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty.
Sandwell Council staff are mobilising to help deliver support and assistance to vulnerable people hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
Staff at a Wolverhampton-based charity have been coming up with creative new ways to raise money and boost morale in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Kind-hearted market traders in Dudley have offered to donate fruit and veg to local foodbanks – as council bosses announced a three-month rent free period during the coronavirus crisis.
Some Dudley residents could soon benefit from council tax relief after a £3million slice of national funding was allocated to Dudley Council.
Car parking charges are to be suspended for three months on all council-owned car parks to help frontline staff who still need to travel to work during the coronavirus crisis.
The Theatres Trust have announced that The Old Rep in Birmingham has been chosen as the recipient of the GDS FoH Fund.
The leader of the council has sent a stark warning to people flouting government advice and gathering in parks as he closed the gates on the grounds of Himley Hall.
Residents and businesses across the West Midlands are being urged to donate to Change into Action to help the region’s rough sleepers during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Customer service advisors at Dudley Council Plus are continuing to offer help and support during the coronavirus crisis - but are asking people not to visit them in person.
In just three days, over 1,000 people applied to become a lifesaver in the West Midlands.
Transport bosses are urging the public not to use buses, trains and trams unless absolutely essential to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus.
New social distancing measures to help reduce the spread of coronavirus were announced by the Government last night.
Green bin collections have been suspended by Dudley Council until further notice in a bid to keep the regular refuse trucks rolling during the coronavirus crisis.
Detectives investigating a double killing in Pensnett Road, Dudley on 20 February have charged another two men with conspiracy to burgle.
Dudley Council is calling on everyone across the borough to support older or vulnerable people through the coronavirus outbreak.
Former Stourbridge MP and Digital Minister, Margot James, has been appointed as the new Executive Chair of WMG.
Residents are urged to keep up-to-date on how Dudley Council services are affected during the coronavirus outbreak online.
Dudley Council has confirmed that it will suspend all parking charges at Himley Hall and Park until further notice.
Police in Dudley have charged two people with murder after a 19-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Dudley earlier this week.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sandwell Council is restricting public access to any council meetings that will be held over the coming weeks.
Sergeant Kate Tromans was involved in a lock up event at Steelhouse Lane on earlier his month to raise money for a charity very close to her heart.
Voluntary groups and community-minded individuals are being asked to mobilise throughout Dudley borough to help vulnerable and elderly people who are preparing to self-isolate due to coronavirus.
We have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Dudley last night.
A number of entertainment venues across the Black Country and Birmingham have fallen silent after Government advice to avoid large public gatherings.
All public meetings organised by Dudley Council have been cancelled as the authority steps up work to delay the coronavirus.
West Midlands Police are celebrating a £1 million pound lottery bid win to help create a museum of policing in the centre of the West Midlands.
Suzanne Webb MP has welcomed the announcement that West Midlands Police will receive a £206,250 funding increase to equip 250 more police officers with tasers this year.
A motorcyclist is in a critical condition following a road traffic collision in the Black Country yesterday morning.
Walsall Council has launched an alternative giving scheme which is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority approach of asking the public to make targeted donations to help the region’s rough sleepers.
Tree planting is well under way in Sandwell and 5,000 trees have been delivered by The Woodland Trust.
A fraudster who conned thousands of pounds out of a pensioner for shoddy and unnecessary roofing repairs at his home has been jailed.
The leader of Dudley Council has hailed the announcement that this year’s cycling National Road Championships will go through the borough.
Halesowen College has confirmed that a member of their community has tested positive for Covid-19.
Stourbridge FC and Halesowen Town have had football matches postponed after the Southern League decided to suspend all football activity for a week, while all other local leagues are set to go ahead.
It's been confirmed that three additional people in Dudley borough have tested positive for COVID-19, meaning a total of four confirmed cases in the area.
Following community feedback in response to the Covid 19 outbreak, organisers of Birmingham's St Patrick’s Festival Birmingham have announced the 2020 celebration has been postponed.
A ground-breaking campaign to encourage organisations to improve their approach to increasing participation and equality has signed up its fiftieth organisation.
Sandwell Council's Public Health team has installed a defibrillator at Lightwoods House in Bearwood after the Mayor of Sandwell sprang into action to help save a woman who collapsed.
Demolition equipment rumbled onto the site of Cavendish House in Dudley yesterday as the final stage to raze the eyesore building to the ground got underway.
Wolverhampton Grand has announced that the Grammy award winning Soweto Gospel Choir will make their Grand Theatre debut on Sunday 25 October 2020.
A Sandwell officer who became friends with a local schoolboy after being made to feel welcome when working in his school, has gifted the child a new bike.
Work to build a special retaining wall in Dudley, paving the way for the town’s Very Light Rail Innovation Centre and Metro connections, is progressing well.
A patient who was being treated for the coronavirus at Russells Hall Hospital has died, the NHS has confirmed.
Sandwell Council is set to invest £342,000 on improving pools in the boroughs parks.
A Dudley Councillor has called for shoppers to consider others before stockpiling basic hygiene and food products following the Coronavirus emergency.
The Lord Mayor of Birmingham has announced a new charity event set to hit the stage at The Alexandra theatre on Sunday 17 May 2020.
Dudley Council bosses will be asked to review and approve ongoing work to help protect Dudley residents from the Coronavirus at a meeting next week.
Organisations from across Dudley borough have pledged to work together to end financial crime.
People in Sandwell can sign up to new classes to learn English in West Bromwich.
A leading business membership group is backing a scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority to cover the cost of apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized firms.
It has been confirmed that a Dudley borough resident has tested positive for COVID-19.
Police in Dudley have charged a suspected drink driver with causing death by dangerous driving after a pensioner died following a hit-and-run in Netherton.
Planning applications for two railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been handed in, marking another milestone on the project to restore passenger services to this part of the Black Country.
Work to improve traffic flow and air quality in Wordsley is set to continue next month.
A special evening is being held tomorrow night to celebrate success stories from projects handed cash by Dudley Council’s Voluntary Sector Innovation Fund.
Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, paid a visit to The Westminster School in Sandwell to talk to students about a number of successful programmes to aid their development.
Sandwell council refused to let a vulnerable mother have her representative present at an important meeting and made serious and unsubstantiated allegations about both of them during an investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.
A 20 year-old man’s been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in Bartley Green on Sunday.