Across the West Midlands, voluntary groups are also leading the way to put new life into stations, cinemas, town halls, and other landmarks.
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The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
Look at the environmental footprint of your council’s buildings. Are they energy efficient?
Andy Street: A transport revolution is under way in the West Midlands – with the launch of a new bike hire scheme
This is an ambitious project designed to appeal to the 30 per cent of people here who don’t cycle but say they would like to give it a go.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
A proposed transformation would move away from the reliance on big anchor stores and create 1,300 new homes – all on reclaimed brownfield sites.
With the help of government funding, the region is pioneering new technologies to create vital jobs and build more homes.
We stand ready to act as a pilot area that would provide valuable insights for UK venues preparing for life after lockdown.
Here in the West Midlands we are seeing construction resuming, the housing market restarting and our all-important car industry reviving.
If you really want to see how we’re pulling together, the best example is taking shape now at the NEC, outside Birmingham – the new NHS Nightingale Hospital.
In Solihull, we are blessed with strong communities across the borough, from our more urban north to our rural south.
For the Conservatives to fulfil their promise of “levelling up” the UK, they must create ample employment opportunities.
Andy Street: Yes to HS2. But it’s only the start of the transport revolution we need north of Watford.
That’s why last week I launched my transport plan for the West Midlands – an ambitious, 20-year vision of how our constituent boroughs will be linked in the coming decades.
We have already cut our carbon emissions by nearly half in ten years, combined with sustainable and inclusive economic growth.