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Cycling playing key role in Commonwealth Games legacy

Plans to get more people in the West Midlands cycling as part of the legacy of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been given a £2 million boost from the Department for Transport. The aim of Cycling for Everyone is to work with communities across the region’s most disadvantaged areas to encourage and enable more people to get on a bike to improve both their health and the environment and […]

todayJuly 30, 2021

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Three regional mayors unite on homelessness

The Metro Mayors for the West Midlands, Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region have joined forces to call for an extension of the Government’s successful Housing First pilot scheme for tackling homelessness. Andy Street, Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram all share the same ambition to end rough sleeping and believe that the three Housing First pilots in their areas have been making a significant contribution to achieving this.  Figures show […]

todayJuly 29, 2021

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