Businesses, young people and adults across the West Midlands are set to benefit from a new skills deal, which could unlock up to £69million, the Education Secretary has announced.
PIZZASQR is launching the first of a new chain of grab and go pizza restaurants at the centre later this year.
Public transport in the West Midlands is to get a brand new look in what is a UK first.
A murder enquiry has been launched after a man was shot dead in Wolverhampton.
Residents with low level mental illnesses or long-term physical health conditions in Dudley are being urged to sign-up to take part in a new pilot that aims to support people to get back into employment.
Star Wars fans will be able to meet Stormtroopers at a special event to raise cash for the Mayor of Dudley’s charities at Himley Hall this weekend.
Dudley North MP Ian Austin has called on local colleges, universities and community groups to make the most of funds available from the National Express Foundation.
A mother and her four-week-old baby have been re-united after a car-jacking in Acocks Green yesterday afternoon.
Dudley Council has been highly praised by the Staffordshire and West Midlands area of the Federation of Small Businesses for its business engagement work.
Ambulance bosses are once again warning about the dangers of using accelerants on barbeques after three people were injured.
Go Play Sandwell and the Sandwell Families Big Picnic are back once again to celebrate National Play Day and all the family are invited to come along and enjoy a vast variety of entertainment.
Prepared to be freaked out watching a classic scary film in the open air, sat amongst Dudley Castle ruins, ankles dangerously close to the ground, where zombies could quite easily burst forth from at any moment!
Long-lost Tony Hancock radio scripts from the 1950s – believed to be the first sitcom ever written in Britain - are to be revived at Stourbridge Town Hall in September.
For the fourth year Sandwell Council has published details of the borough’s 50 fastest growing businesses, with four companies revealing how they grew their turnover, even through difficult trading times.
National charity 'Tennis For Free' are set to launch free tennis sessions across the Black Country at five different locations in the biggest launch in its history.
Government minister Sarah Newton MP has announced up to £8.4 million funding to West Midlands Combined Authority for a trial aiming to help people with long-term physical and mental health conditions into work.
Beat the Burglar sessions are being rolled out across Sandwell to help residents protect their homes and property.
Firearms officers arrested three teenagers in Tipton after a 999 call reported them brandishing a large knife.
The fight against homelessness in the West Midlands has received a £6,000 boost thanks to the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation.
Council bosses are encouraging people to consider a career with Dudley Council, with vacancies which range from professional level, full time roles, to part-time positions.
An impressive 126 parks and green spaces across the West Midlands have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme, as some of the very best in the world.
The facility is amongst three major airports named as failing to meet expectations, with another major airport ranked 'poor'.
A 17-year-old youth has been charged in connection with a claw-hammer attack in Bilston Street Wolverhampton that took place last Thursday 12 July.
There’s a chance to get up close and personal with Jumping Joe Darby’s belt with an informal talk at Dudley Museum during this month’s Black Country Festival.
The town will come alive with the fun of the fair later this month, as part of the annual Black Country Festival celebrations.
Children will be able to swim for free at leisure centres in Dudley, Stourbridge and Halesowen over the summer holidays.
Due to popular demand, an extra performance of David Walliams’ 'Awful Auntie' has been added at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.
Ambulance staff faced a barrage of 999 emergency calls after the final whistle on Wednesday night, as some fans struggled to come to terms with the loss.
Tune in tonight to see keepers munching on marmalade in a taste test for a hit BBC food show about cutting costs.
Dudley Council has helped bosses at a sheltered housing complex in the town secure lottery funding for a new greenhouse.
Police have named the man who was found with a fatal head injury inside his Walsall flat on Friday 6th July as their murder investigation continues.
A quad biker suffered serious injuries after ending up 20ft down a steep embankment in Rowley Regis last week.
Lightwoods House in Bearwood will be open to the public on Black Country Day - Saturday 14 July.
From the West-End and Broadway blockbuster, Matilda The Musical, to free exhibitions, foyer-themed fun and summertime silliness on the streets of Southside, there’s never been a better time to experience the magic of storytelling in the heart of the city.
A new Friends of Central Library has been set up in West Bromwich in a bid to raise more money for special occasions - and to highlight the multitude of services provided at the library.
The Black Country Festival is already in full swing, and there’s lots of bostin' fun lined up at Sandwell libraries for Black Country Day on Saturday.
Dudley Zoo's black bear, Inca, who is thought to be the oldest in the world, is doing well after sailing through her annual health check.
Sandwell schools have been standing up to bullying with the council’s SHAPE team, who work closely with young people across Sandwell, going into schools and rewarding pupils for their hard work.
The Mayor of Dudley is urging people to show support for the RAF as it celebrates its centenary anniversary today.
Mary Stevens Hospice staff have delivered a workshop to improve the awareness of palliative care available to the homeless and vulnerable community in the Dudley Borough.
It doesn’t matter whether you like jumping up and down or swimming back and forth, there's something for everyone at Dudley’s three borough leisure centres over the school holidays.
A new ‘single handed’ approach to care in Dudley borough is giving residents greater independence within the home.
The future of a digital autopsy service used to investigate deaths across the Black Country has been secured.
A man found dead inside his Walsall flat on Friday died from a "blunt force" head injury, a post mortem examination has revealed.
Britain’s Got Talent star Donchez Dacres will be wiggling and wining his way to Dudley to perform in the town on Black Country Day.
The Walsall Health and Social Care Institute has been announced as part of Walsall’s #NHS70 celebrations.
A quad biker suffered serious injuries after ending up 20ft down a steep embankment in Rowley Regis.
The centre will run giant video games on the shopping destination’s big screen this Saturday, with hundreds of shoppers using their mobile phones as controllers to compete for top prizes.
A statue of Dudley’s favourite football hero is to receive a new lease of life just in time for England’s quarter finals match in the World Cup.
West Midlands Ambulance Service and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust have agreed a two year extension to the non-emergency patient transport service (PTS) contract which will mean a doubling of staffing and vehicle numbers.
An unauthorised encampment has again been moved on from a Tipton park in a matter of hours, thanks to powers held by Sandwell Council and the police.
Sandwell trading standards bosses have welcomed two ten-month jail terms handed out to a couple who sold counterfeit goods, including fake Disney dolls, which contained a toxic chemical at more than 2,000 times the permitted level.
A former Dudley Zoo big cat keeper took a trip down memory lane after unearthing a glowing reference from when he left the attraction, 50 years ago.
A new sculpture to honour people who fought to preserve Haden Hill House and Haden Old Hall in Cradley Heath will be officially opened on Sunday 8th July at a special event.
Sandwell's annual youth festival comes to Sandwell Valley Country Park on Saturday 14 July.
The next phase of a project to test self-driving cars on real world roads has been welcomed by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Two local businesses are undertaking the gruelling 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for Dudley Council’s dementia support service.
An Assistant Headteacher from Smethwick has clinched a top award for her teaching – at the very school she went to as a child.
A stretch of Hagley Road in Stourbridge will temporarily be made one way later this month to allow resurfacing work to take place.
Sainsbury’s is hosting new Active Kids Holiday Clubs in Birmingham and Kidderminster to help get kids out of the house this summer holidays.
This is how a killer was captured calmly parking up outside West Bromwich police station and taking officers to his victim - in the passenger seat of his car.
Sandwell's trading standards team is continuing its on-going crackdown on local shops which sell alcohol and tobacco products to people under the age of 18.
Improving health, happiness and wellbeing in communities across the West Midlands are the targets of an agreement between the region’s mayor Andy Street and Paralympian legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, and the leaders of all seven metropolitan authorities have called on the owners of the M6 Toll to reconsider a planned hike in charges for both motorists and hauliers.
Thousands flocked to a fun and action packed Armed Forces Day at Himley Hall and Park yesterday.
A 20 year-old man’s been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in Bartley Green on Sunday.