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Councillor Buttery helping the Christmas Wish List collection

Hundreds of presents for vulnerable children through council initiative

Kind-hearted councillors and council staff have clubbed together to buy nearly 500 presents for care leavers in the borough in a bid to give them a Christmas to remember.

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Children’s services launch new system to improve care

Dudley Council has invested in ground-breaking new information technology to radically improve the authority’s work in delivering social care for vulnerable children. 

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Police to take action on dangerous school parking

Parents who park dangerously outside borough schools could be fined – and even taken to court - in a new initiative being launched by Dudley Council and West Midlands Police.

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Primary school praised for work in national report

A primary school in Dudley has been highlighted in a national report for its excellent work in helping parents and children prepare to go back after lockdown.

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Schools look forward to welcoming back pupils

Dudley Council’s cabinet member for children and young people has said the local authority is looking forward to getting pupils back to school safely next week.

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Summer school helps young people to connect

A special summer school programme has been held for children and young people aged 8 to 16 years who live in Dudley borough.

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Children’s services award commendation

A council project has been commended at this year’s MJ Awards, the high-profile awards for local government.

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Council commits to SEND educational improvements

A specialist base for children with special educational needs is to be created at a borough primary school.

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Consultation on support for out of school education

The council is seeking views on how it provides education for children not able to attend school due to illness or exclusion.

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Online support for families

Parents and carers can get easy access to a wealth of online resources to help them support their children throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Free PPE equipment to assist returning to school safely

Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to borough schools as part of measures to ensure children can return safely during the coronavirus pandemic.