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Motorists are being warned of possible delays during essential resurfacing work along a busy road in Upper Gornal.
Dudley Council will be carrying out the work along Parkes Hall Road, Woodsetton and Eve Lane, between Burton Road and Tipton Road from Monday June 1. The roads have to be closed to carry out the resurfacing.
It is expected to take around four weeks to complete and will be carried out outside rush hour to minimise disruption wherever possible.
Austin backs campaign to end revenge evictions
Dudley North MP Ian Austin has welcomed a Bill that will protect renters in the West Midlands.
The Tenancies Bill is part of a campaign led by Shelter that aims to stop landlords from evicting renters unfairly. Figures from the charity show that 1 in 14 renters in the West Midlands were too scared to ask their landlord to fix a problem in their home for fear of being evicted.
Austin joins group to boost Dudley Town Centre
Dudley MP Ian Austin has joined a Parliamentary group focused on boosting town centres.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Urban Development brings together MPs from all parties to push for policies that will help regenerate town centres across the country.
Austin will use the group to speak up for policies that will help regenerate Dudley town centre and bring new investment to the high street.
MP calls on Chancellor to support development of West Midlands ‘Powerhouse’
Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, has called on the Chancellor to help build on investment in the Black Country by supporting the development of a West Midlands ‘Powerhouse’.
Speaking in parliament, Margot welcomed recent investment in the region including Wolverhampton’s new Jaguar Land Rover plant and the Black Country Enterprise Zone and City Deal, which are set to create nearly 10,000 new jobs. However, Margot called on the Chancellor to help encourage Local Authorities in the West Midlands to go even further by following the example set by Greater Manchester’s ‘northern powerhouse’ initiative.