- Councillor Rupinderjit
The Mayor was
delighted to report that Councillor Rupinder Kaur gave birth to a
baby boy. The Mayor congratulated Councillor Rupinder Kaur and her
family on the birth of their baby son.
Association for Public Service
Mayor was delighted to report that the City of Wolverhampton
Council had won the Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery
for its outstanding work serving residents across the
city. The Council also won Best
Collaborative Working Initiative for its outstanding work with the
The Mayor added the
Council were also finalists in the following areas; Waste and
Recycling, Public Protection and WV
Living: the council-owned housing company.
The Mayor reported that on Thursday 12 September,
she had attended an Investiture at the Council House in Birmingham.
Ms Susan E M Allen was awarded the BEM for Voluntary services to
the Heath Town Community.
Wolverhampton City Half Marathon
was delighted to report that hundreds of people took part in the
Marathon that was held on Sunday 1 September. The proceeds of this
year’s event would be presented to several local charities,
including the Mayor of Wolverhampton’s Charitable Trust, in
the City Suite in December.
The Mayor informed councillors of forthcoming
remembrance events due to take place:
Dutch War Graves, Jeffcock Road Cemetery, Saturday 9
November at 09:50am,
Remembrance Sunday, City Centre, Sunday 10 November
at 10:35am Armistice Day, at the
Cenotaph, Monday 11 November at 11am.
The 2019 Business Programme
The Mayor reported the Business Programme is the
city’s annual showcase of business support, celebrating
success, highlighting growth and opportunities. The programme was sponsored and supported by local
businesses and partners working together. Details of these
activities can be viewed at
www.investwolverhampton.com. Activities run from this day through to Wednesday 2
England in Bloom
The Mayor congratulated the Wednesfield in Bloom team
for winning gold and making it through to the National Finals. The
Mayor also congratulated Bilston in Bloom for winning a bronze
award in the Urban Community at their first attempt.
Former Councillor Les
The Mayor was saddened to announce the death of
Councillor Les Pugh
for Bushbury North ward from 2007 until 2011. He had
served as Cabinet Member for Adults from 2008 to 2010. He was also
a member of the council’s Performance Management Panel,
External Relations Panel, Health Scrutiny Panel, HR Panel,
Superannuation Committee and Standards Committee
extended the deepest sympathies of the Council to
Les Pugh’s family at this very sad
The Council stood in silent tribute to the
late Les Pugh.