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Independent chair sought to oversee millions of pounds of West Midlands Combined Authority investments
17/03/2017
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is seeking an independent chair for one of its most important boards.
City centre Canalside living vision goes on show at MIPIM
17/03/2017
A new vision for canalside living in the heart of the City of Wolverhampton has been revealed at MIPIM in Cannes.
Skills Factory launch fully-funded bite sized courses for 2017
17/03/2017
The Black Country Skills Factory has secured new funding for employer upskilling and are pleased to announce the launch of our 1st phase of new fully funded bite sized training courses for your employees
West Midlands Combined Authority gives £53m to Black Country LEP for brownfield clean-up projects
17/03/2017
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has awarded £53m to a programme to help landowners and developers redevelop former industrial land in the Black Country.
Midland Metro passenger numbers set to top seven million on back of city centre tram extension
16/03/2017
The number of people using the Midland Metro soared to record levels last year after the tram system was extended onto the streets of Birmingham city centre.
Black Country High Value Manufacturing City  to unlock £1bn for the local economy
16/03/2017
The Black Country LEP will highlight investment opportunities through its ground breaking development High Value Manufacturing City (HMV City) at MIPIM 2017 which takes place in Cannes, France from 14 – 17 March.
Black Country LEP develops formal principles  and accreditation for Garden City principles
15/03/2017
The Black Country LEP is leading the way in developing a set of principles and an accreditation system to underpin the Black Country Garden City project in order to ensure housing quality across the more than 45,000 homes planned to be built over the next 10 years.
Stunning new view of city centre Westside development
15/03/2017
City of Wolverhampton Council has revealed at MIPIM a stunning new artist’s impression showcasing Urban & Civic’s £55 million Westside development.
UK government unveils over £7 billion of Midlands Engine opportunities for international investors
15/03/2017
The UK government has today (15 March) launched a portfolio of 19 projects showcasing some of the most exciting investment opportunities across the Midlands region to international investors.
Councillors visit cycle superhighway
15/03/2017
Councillors and Transport for West Midlands(TfWM) officers made a fact-finding visit to West Yorkshire to see the latest designs in planning for cycling.
Eye-catching i9 designs unveiled at MIPIM as part of Masterplan
14/03/2017
Exciting new images of plans to dramatically change the face of the City of Wolverhampton have today been unveiled at international property show, MIPIM.
WMCA makes investment towards £5.5m development of former Birmingham factory site
14/03/2017
A West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund is backing the £5.5 million rebirth of a landmark former Birmingham factory site.
The Black Country – a first-class investment destination
13/03/2017
Renowned for its ability to drive innovation, the Black Country is a first-class investment destination writes Black Country LEP board member Tom Westley as he joins the Greater Birmingham delegation to MIPIM.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our March newsletter
13/03/2017
The latest edition of the Black Country LEP newsletter is available now, featuring the most up-to-date information about business initiatives, events and successes in the region.
International Trade Minister announces Midlands Engine Export Champions Programme
10/03/2017
Midlands businesses looking to export to countries across the globe were given a boost yesterday (9 March, 2017) with the announcement of dozens of ‘Export Champions’ as part of a programme to encourage and inspire businesses to export internationally.
Natural Environment Debate with Mayoral Candidates for the West Midlands
10/03/2017
What do each of the candidates think about the role of the natural environment?