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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has announced a further £60million of ring-fenced funding to make sure that the Midlands Metro tram line connecting Brierley Hill and Netherton to Dudley and Birmingham can go ahead.
The additional funding, announced alongside the Chancellor's Budget, follows months of campaigning by Dudley South MP Mike Wood and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street.
"This will make a big difference – not only to towns like Brierley Hill and Netherton that are on the new line – but for the new homes that it makes possible on brownfield sites will relieve the pressure on our green spaces, and the investment it will attract will benefit the whole area.
"Now we just need the Combined Authority board to do their bit and give the line the final go ahead."Read More
1st Wall Heath Guides at St Andrews Church in Wall Heath have been learning about Parliament and how they can make a difference in the local community, with the help of Dudley South MP Mike Wood.Read More
Long-awaited improvements to BrierleyHill High a street are finally underway, thanks to millions of pounds of Government fuRead More
"Community centres, church groups and others across Dudley South have organised some really brilliant community events to help us celebrate Christmas this year.Read More
"Today is Small Business Saturday - as with any Saturday, it's a great opportunity to get out there and support our small local businesses.Read More
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has praised the work of school children from across Brockmoor, Brierley Hill, Kingswinford, NetheRead More