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Go-ahead given for next phase of Springfield Campus
25/10/2016
The latest plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the green light.
City Deal Working Together mid-point project successes
24/10/2016
City Deal ‘Working Together’ is a pilot project which aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants, and move 900 of them into work over a three year delivery period.
Wolverhampton i9 design competition launched at MIPIM
19/10/2016
City of Wolverhampton Council Strategic Director of Place, Tim Johnson, will today (Wednesday 19 October) officially announce at MIPIM UK an exciting design competition for the city’s prestigious i9 site within the Interchange development.
Black Country LEP receives Highly Commended award at the FSB Regional LEPs Small Business Friendly Awards 2016
14/10/2016
On Friday 30 September 2016, the Black Country LEP was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the 2016 Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Regional Local Enterprise Partnerships Small Business Friendly Awards. The Highly Commended Award under the Local Enterprise Partnership Recognition Award...
Active Black Country project wins gold at national Sportivate awards
13/10/2016
Rise Up Yoga recognised for encouraging more people to get active
Greater Birmingham to present at MIPIM UK for first time ahead of Midlands Engine MIPIM debut
11/10/2016
Greater Birmingham regions will join forces to showcase their leading investment offer at national real estate show MIPIM UK for the first time. (19 – 21 October 2016, Olympia, London).
Young people inspired to consider future careers
07/10/2016
The Black Country LEP has delivered its first Business Breakfast for young people today, 7 October, at Leasowes High School through the Enterprise Adviser Programme.
Communities in Sync recruitment of volunteer director’s
07/10/2016
Directors will support and hold the General Manager appointed to lead the Communities In Sync accountable for achieving the partner development and financial objectives of the Company.
Black Country LEP awarded funding to deliver Passport to Employment
06/10/2016
The Careers & Enterprise Company has invested £240,000 through their Investment Fund to support young people across the Black Country to develop their careers in key transformational sectors.
Black Country SMEs get second chance to go for GOLD
06/10/2016
SMEs across the Black Country are being given the opportunity to grow their businesses by tapping into a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded scheme led by the City of Wolverhampton Council, working in partnership with Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall councils.
Dudley Canal Trust celebrate funding for festival of light
03/10/2016
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating receiving a grant from the Big Lottery Fund for their first ever Festival of Light event this November.
2 Years On Talent Match Celebration and Black Country Awards 2016
03/10/2016
‘2 Years On’ follows the progress of Talent Match Black Country now celebrating its second year of outstanding achievements.
New hub offers one-stop destination for apprenticeships
27/09/2016
The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries.
Active Black Country and Black Country LEP launch the UK’s first Sport and Physical Activity Sector Skills Plan
26/09/2016
Active Black Country and Black Country LEP launch the UK’s first Sport & Physical Sector Skills Plan today. The plan aims to ensure the sectors workforce is well skilled, motivated and fit for purpose
Complimentary exhibition space at this year's Advanced Engineering Show
23/09/2016
Leading Edge Only is working with Magna International, one of the world's leading global automotive suppliers. Magna in partnership with the KTN, are inviting selected organisations to exhibit their innovative ideas for FREE at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show held in Birmingham on the 2-3rd...
UK automotive sector set to continue to grow in the Black Country
23/09/2016
Steel & Alloy Processing Limited invest in new manufacturing facility