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Plans for new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses

Plans to use new powers for tackling anti-social behaviour on buses in the West Midlands, will be considered by the West Midlands Combined Authority on Friday (11/01). If approved, Transport for the...

Creative industries in West Midlands to get £1.2m boost from Government

Creative industries in the West Midlands will benefit from a £1.2m boost from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Creative Industries Minister and Stourbridge MP, Margot James, launched the new...
Cllr Roger Lawrence tests Swift on Google Pay

Swift Card teams up with Google Pay

West Midlands Metro has become the first public transport service in the UK to allow passengers to buy and save a ticket on their smartphone using Google Pay. Available to the first...
WM Police Crime Commissioner Logo and West Midlands Combined Authority Logo

Public consultation launched on proposed transfer of Police and Crime Commissioner role to Mayor’s...

Members of the public are invited to have their say on proposals to transfer the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands. Residents,...

Have your say on the designs of new train stations in South Birmingham

Members of the public are being invited to help shape the look of three new train stations in south Birmingham. Residents can have their say at a series of exhibitions showcasing the...

First new West Midlands Transport branded buses in operation

The bold new West Midlands Transport (WMT) brand has already been brought to life on trains and trams in the region – now the first branded buses are in operation too. Buses...

West Midlands project to teach connected cars the rules of the road

The West Midlands is one of just seven regions worldwide taking part in a new pilot scheme to teach self-driving cars the rules of the road. Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) currently...

Channel 4 confirms Birmingham is on the final shortlist to be the broadcaster’s new...

Channel 4 has this afternoon (23/07) confirmed Birmingham is on the final shortlist to be the broadcaster’s new national HQ. The broadcaster has selected Birmingham along with Greater Manchester & Leeds as...

A brand for the West Midlands – Transport for West Midlands reveals a new...

Public transport in the West Midlands is to get a brand new look in what is a UK first. West Midlands Transport (WMT) brings a single identity to bus, rail and tram...

Channel 4 urged to make the right move to the West Midlands

The West Midlands Combined Authority has today (11/05) formally launched its bid to bring Channel 4 (C4) to the region. The WMCA submitted its case to the broadcaster for why the West Midlands...

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