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Latest success stories from the City Deal ‘Working Together’ project
13/12/2016
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.
West Midlands Region shortlisted for prestigious National Rail Awards
09/12/2016
The Black Country, Greater Birmingham & Solihull and Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnerships working as part of the West Midlands Combined Authority have been shortlisted as a finalist for two awards at the prestigious National Rail Industry awards.
Partnership will boost vital regeneration in Walsall and create 2,000 jobs
09/12/2016
Leading real estate company Cushman & Wakefield has been awarded a major contract to help a local authority breathe new life into a number of key development sites in the vicinity of the M6 motorway around Junction 10.
Pupils at Aldersley High School take the Robotic Challenge. The first school event as part of the Black Country LEP Passport to Employment programme
09/12/2016
150 year 9 pupils from Aldersley High School took part in a Robotic Challenge and a Getting a Job in the Sector event on Thursday 7 December, the first event of its kind as part of the Black Country LEP Passport to Employment programme.
University secures £8 million funding for disadvantaged young people
08/12/2016
The University of Wolverhampton has secured over £8 million funding to help increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress into higher education.
West Midlands Fire Service Public Consultation
08/12/2016
The West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is currently holding a public consultation to highlight the services of the WMFS via an online survey.
Free Swift card for you to trial
08/12/2016
Free Swift card for you to trial. Swift Pay As You Go is the easy and cheap way to pay for and track journeys.
You don't need to be big to sell to government
02/12/2016
Small Business Saturday takes place on 3rd December
Black Country Investment Opportunities and more in November newsletter
01/12/2016
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.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme launched in Wolverhampton
30/11/2016
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust wants to increase local awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers in the city.
More than £120,000 invested in mentoring programmes in the Black Country
28/11/2016
More than £120,000 will be invested in mentoring programmes in the Black Country in a bid to boost social mobility and support young people who are at risk of not fulfilling their full potential at school
Awards success for Working Together
25/11/2016
The City Deal ‘Working Together’ project team won ‘Team of the Year’ in the Accord Group’s annual ‘Great People Awards’ for their work supporting unemployed people across the Black Country back into work.
New website promotes manufacturing growth
25/11/2016
The Elite Centre for Manufacturing has launched a new website designed to promote its course offer, which includes specialist apprenticeships as well as short courses
Prince Albert 150 years celebration
23/11/2016
Wolverhampton’s iconic Prince Albert statue – better known as ‘The Man on the Horse’ – is 150 years old this month. It was unveiled in November 1866 by Queen Victoria. The city is celebrating this landmark anniversary with events which everyone is invited to.
Local school children takeover canal trust
23/11/2016
On Friday 18th November, Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines welcomed year five students from Wren’s Nest Primary School to take over their exhibition space for National Takeover Day 2016.
Nine Locks Art Group Exhibition
23/11/2016
Brierley Hill’s Nine Locks Art Group is exhibiting at Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal building over the next two months