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Taking place at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Wednesday 2nd April, this event brings together training providers, careers advisors and local employers to offer hundreds of young people the unique opportunity to gain impartial careers, advice and guidance – under one roof!

Working in partnership with The Skills Show premier sponsors City...

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‘Ageing Better in Wolverhampton’ is putting together a bid for Lottery money to help tackle isolation and loneliness among older people locally.

If you are over 50 years old or care for someone who is, they would really appreciate your help by answering a short survey

Click here to take survey.
 

Warm homes campaign fuel poverty awareness week

We have teamed up with a leading councillor in the city to raise awareness of the plight of those in the city who are struggling to heat their homes.

Despite a relatively mild winter, an estimated 14,700 homes in Wolverhampton, and 4.4 million homes across the UK, are said to be living in fuel poverty and unable to heat their homes to the...

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Need a new cooker, fridge or washing machine but need credit?

Get a great deal with Wolverhampton City Credit Union and Co-op Electrical - they’ll even take your old one away for free. It’s really easy and you won’t pay over the odds.

Ashok Sehdev from Wednesfield recently moved into his first home and needed to buy everything to kit out his flat...

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Wolverhampton North East MP and Labour’s Shadow Housing Minster, Emma Reynolds has given a big thumbs up to a group of local apprentices who are helping to transform a local estate in Wednesfield.

Emma Reynolds joined apprentices from Wolverhampton Homes to look at the improvement works they’ve been doing on the Castlebridge...

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Wolverhampton City Council is looking to make some changes to the Secure Tenancy Agreement. This will affect you if you’re a secure tenant of Bushbury EMB, Dovecotes TMO, New Park Village, Springfield Horseshoe HC or Wolverhampton Homes.

They’re making these changes because some of the laws have changed and because it...

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Looking for somewhere smaller to live or having trouble paying your rent as you’ve got too many rooms?
 
Here’s a story of two tenants who improved their lives by swapping homes. They found each other on a mutual exchange website and after a few checks they were able to swap to their dream homes.

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Natali lived in a...

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We have been named as one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK.

Announced yesterday, we were ranked in the top 50 places to work in the not-for-profit sector in a list published by The Sunday Times and employee engagement specialists, Best Companies.

Overall, we were ranked 42nd in the national list which...

Tributes are continuing to be paid to one of Bilston’s favourite sons, Lord ‘Dennis’ Turner, who sadly passed away on Tuesday aged 71.

Dennis was one of the most famous and charismatic politicians the city has produced, serving as a Bilston councillor from 1966, until becoming a Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East from...

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With all of the bad weather we are having we are experiencing a high number of calls reporting repairs.

Our repairs teams are responding to your reports as quickly as possible but there is a longer delay than usual.

Don't forget you can report your repairs online and track the progress with your Do-it-online account.

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