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Wolverhampton

(wo͝ol`vərhămp'tən), city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 263,501), W central England, in the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Wolverhampton is highly industrialized; products include automobiles, hardware, rayon, tires, and chemicals. St. Peter's Church in the city dates mostly from the 13th and 15th cent. Its grammar school was established in 1512. Teacher-training institutions and a technical school are also there.

Wolverhampton

1. a city in W central England, in Wolverhampton unitary authority, West Midlands: iron and steel foundries; university (1992). Pop.: 251 462 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in W central England, in the West Midlands. Pop.: 238 900 (2003 est.). Area: 69 sq. km (27 sq. miles)
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City of Wolverhampton College, which was labelled "inadequate" by the Government-appointed regulator OFSTED, had offered students a choice of nine GSCE subjects ranging from Biology to Citizenship.
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But author Joey Brew, writing in Wolverhampton Sporting Heroes, sums up his home city's sporting heritage, when he states: "The City of Wolverhampton is blessed with a number of famous sports clubs, which have brought national and international glory to the town, most famously Wolverhampton Wanderers, the one reason, more than any other, that the city's name is know throughout the world.
Professor Geoff Layer, vicechancellor of the University of Wolverhampton, said: "This is a really exciting development for the city of Wolverhampton and the West Midlands as a whole.
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The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to commission Community Short Breaks services for disabled children and young people to allow parents and carers to have a break from their caring role and give disabled children and young people the opportunity to take part in a range of activities and develop skills, interests and social networks.
The central branch of the City of Wolverhampton Royal British Legion and the Ex-Service Council will hold a service of remembrance at the Cenotaph, St Peter's Square, starting at 11.