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Council »

Housing issues to be discussed with Dudley Council at April’s TRA meetings 

3 Apr

A SERIES of tenants and residents association meetings (TRAs) are being held across Dudley borough during April.

Funds available for community groups at local forums 

14 Mar

COMMUNITY groups are set to benefit from grants of up to £5,000 which Dudley Council is making available through its public forums.

Children can get the view of a lifetime this weekend in Dudley 

1 Dec

Dudley Council is installing a children’s big wheel in Dudley town centre this Saturday (December 5), as part of the Small Business Saturday Market.

Business backing for Dudley Christmas market 

24 Nov

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has today (November 24) announced that it is backing Dudley’s special Christmas-themed market.

Small business market comes to Dudley 

19 Nov

Dudley shoppers will be able to pick up unique Christmas gifts, while helping small local businesses, at a special Christmas-themed market in Dudley town centre this December.

Council leader to discuss budget slash plans live on Facebook 

28 Oct

PLANS by Dudley Council to cut millions of pounds from its budget are set to be put to the public in a special social media forum tomorrow (October 29).

Teenage market stalls fill up 

21 Oct

Two teenage traders are hoping to make the most of a unique market day to sell their fantastic handmade crafts – and fund a charity trip to Africa.

Dudley borough tenants and residents meetings for September 

30 Aug

A SERIES of tenants and residents association meetings (TRAs) are being held across Dudley borough during September.

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FixMyStreet »

Potholes on m5 j3 island, 23rd September 

23 Sep

Potholes have been present for months and getting worse.

Several Large Pot Holes, 23rd September 

23 Sep

The pot holes are large and spread across the road in several places.

Large Pot Hole in the middle of the road., 23rd September 

23 Sep

This has been getting worse over the past few weeks to a stage that it now is a hazard Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 31 Queens Road, Dudley Report on FixMyStreet...

Parked iligally in disabled permit parking, 23rd September 

23 Sep

This car is parked in a disabled bay.

Trees getting too tall, 23rd September 

23 Sep

Trees need reducing in height opposite our house and also neighbours each side, who also in agree.

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Freedom of information requests »

ORG Chart Information 

22 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Helen Carver on 22 September 2016 .

Social Media Policy 

20 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to J White on 20 September 2016 .

Foster care allowances 

20 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Robert Cann on 20 September 2016 .


14 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Travis Morgan on 14 September 2016 .

ORG Chart Information 

12 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Helen Carver on 12 September 2016 .

Foster care allowances 

7 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Robert Cann on 7 September 2016 .

Business Rates 

7 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Gareth Elton on 7 September 2016 .

Non-attendance fines 

7 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Ralph Savage on 7 September 2016 .

What actions you will take to openly publish procurement data? 

7 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to S.

Asbestos in Dudley schools 

6 Sep

Response by Dudley Council to Lucie Stephens on 6 September 2016 .

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Dudley CCG Invites Public to attend Board Meeting 

23 Sep

Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group is holding its Board meeting next week and members of the public are invited to attend.

Stay Well This Winter – Now’s the time to book your free flu jab! 

21 Sep

Even though we’ve just said goodbye to the summer holidays GP practices are gearing up for winter and at risk groups are being reminded to book in for their free flu jab.

Public Invited to Dudley CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting 

9 Sep

The members of the public are invited to attend the upcoming Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting, which will be held by the Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care meets Dudley CCG 

18 Aug

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care, David Mowat MP visited Dudley CCG yesterday to find out about how new models of care are transforming care for patients in the local area.

Dudley 1 of 10 CCG’s rated ‘Outstanding’ by NHS England 

21 Jul

Dudley CCG is one of only 10 CCG’s in the country to be rated as Outstanding following an annual assessment with NHS England.

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Westminster »

Cycling: Capital Investment | Department for Transport | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on preparing the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy for England.

Islamic State: Christianity | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect Christians from persecution by Islamic State.

Iraq: Islamic State | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his international counterparts on reports that Islamic State has taken over the city of Quaragosh in Iraq; and if he will make a statement...

Recorders | Ministry of Justice | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the number of part-time fee-earning recorders who worked in courts in each of the last five years.

Iran: Nuclear Deal | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

15 Jul

The Foreign Secretary has kept his promise not to do a bad deal, but only because he has done an absolutely terrible one.

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LocalGov blogs »
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    24 Sep 16
    It doesn’t take a genius to realise that, this note apart, the HelpGov blog hasn’t been updated since July 2015. The reasons are set out, obscurely, on the About page. I’m not likely to write many more, if any, new posts …
  • As public cuts leave people destitute, it's charity workers like me who pick up the pieces
    24 Sep 16
    When I became an outreach worker ten years ago there was still some vestige of a welfare state. The indignity and devastation I see now is astonishing Related: I’m a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim I don…
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    23 Sep 16
    Rapid hiring and too few induction sessions led to a backlog for new starters, so here’s how we updated the induction process.
  • What’s new with the Service Manual?
    23 Sep 16
    It’s been a few months since we last posted here about the Service Manual, the best place to find guidance and tools for government service teams. Here’s an update.
  • It takes 2: how we use pair writing
    22 Sep 16
    A content designer’s job is to write in the simplest way to help our users do things that are often complex. To make sure the words we use are both clear and accurate, we often need input from experts in a particular area. We’ve found that …
  • Understanding how suppliers get paid by government: the discovery
    22 Sep 16
    Why are we doing this discovery? The Digital Marketplace has encouraged many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to start providing cloud technology and digital services to government.To manage their cashflow and growth, these businesses need…
  • The Digital Marketplace vision: part 2
    22 Sep 16
    In my previous blog post about the Digital Marketplace vision, I re-introduced the 6 broad themes about how we’re helping the public sector buy what it needs to deliver great digital services, and why these are important. Part 1 focussed …
  • Stuck in the country: it's not just cities that need decent transport
    22 Sep 16
    Cuts to rural transport have hit buses, trains and cycling. Communities and councils are rallying round, but it’s an uphill task Seventeen year old Elise Harbud lives in a small rural village, and travels daily into Cambridge to attend her…
  • Margaret Hodge is right – Whitehall needs reform. But will it happen?
    21 Sep 16
    Changing civil service culture is now in the hands of May’s new ministers, but achieving this as well as Brexit is a tall order Last April, I found myself in Azerbaijan, at the third global Baku forum on shared societies – an event stuffed…
  • Listening to our users to help us develop G-Cloud 9
    19 Sep 16
    We’ve been working on a discovery for the next iteration of G-Cloud, exploring how we can make the service work better for buyers and suppliers. In July, suppliers were invited to take part in a workshop hosted in partnership with …
  • Viewpoint: Are older people paying the price for social care cuts?
    19 Sep 16
    The problems of the NHS do not exist in a vacuum. Older people are getting caught between the cogs of a complex and under-resourced system that is struggling to offer the right care, in the right place and at the right time. A new report from…

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