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25/05/2017 - Digital tech industries to add £2 billion to region’s economy

Report shows how a growing and increasingly innovative technology sector will create 14,000 jobs across the West Midlands


12/05/2017 - New Mayor and combined authority back bid to host Commonwealth Games

Birmingham's bid to bring the 2022 Games to the region has been given an emphatic endorsement by the WMCA


05/05/2017 - Historic vote sees Andy Street elected first West Midlands Mayor

Conservative candidate wins a three year term as Mayor and will also chair the West Midlands Combined Authority.


04/05/2017 - Voters urged to ‘be part of history’ as polls open for region's first elected Mayor

People have until 10pm tonight to choose who they want to oversee the on-going transfer of of powers from Westminster to the West Midlands


28/04/2017 - West Midlands mayoral election – how to find your polling station

With the forthcoming West Midlands mayoral election now less than a week away voters can find out online where they need to go to make their mark.


27/04/2017 - West Midlands Walking Out Of Darkness – got the T-shirt?

Ten days left to register for West Midlands Walking Out Of Darkness - time to get the T-shirt.


27/04/2017 - West Midlands Growth Company is formed to promote region on global stage

A new company to co-ordinate the region’s business and tourism assets to secure investment from around the world is formed.


21/04/2017 - Deadline looms to apply for a proxy vote for West Midlands mayoral election

Voters wanting a proxy vote for the historic West Midlands mayoral election have just a few days left to apply.


20/04/2017 - First mayoral election postal ballot papers go out to voters

Voters who have registered for a postal vote in the forthcoming West Midlands mayoral election should start to see them arriving through their door this week.


12/04/2017 - Just days left to apply for mayoral election postal votes

People need to apply quickly if they want to vote but cannot make it to their local polling station on May 4