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Energy Saving Convention 2016
22/11/2016
Climate KIC and the University of Wolverhampton are delighted to bring you this year’s Energy Saving Convention held at the iconic venue of ICentrum in the heart of the West Midlands.
Black Country businesses encouraged to support 2016 Christmas social media campaign
22/11/2016
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, and the success stories we are proud of, we are once again launching a social media campaign in the run up to Christmas to highlight the achievements of Black Country businesses, people and initiatives.
Construction companies head to Dubai on Midlands Engine mission
21/11/2016
Thirteen construction companies from the Midlands are heading to Dubai this month as part of a Midlands Engine visit to fly the flag for British expertise and innovation.
Aston Programme for Small Business Growth – Applications Open
21/11/2016
The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth has been developed to support early stage business leaders to achieve sustainable growth
Major Boost for Black Country Households and Businesses as Fibre Broadband Project Passes 30,000 Premises Milestone
18/11/2016
More than 30,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious Black Country Broadband Project, lead partners Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT announced today.
4 - Business kick-starter prizes for new micro businesses
16/11/2016
Smaller companies and social enterprises in the Dudley borough will have the chance to win £1,000 of business advice during the council’s Small Business Week which runs from Monday November 28 – Friday 2 December.
Government sets out its preferred route for Phase Two of HS2 from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds
15/11/2016
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (15 November 2016) confirmed the majority of the preferred HS2 route from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds in a major boost for the UK’s future economic prosperity and a further clear signal the country is open for business.
Funding is on target to increase Degree Level Apprenticeships
14/11/2016
The University of Wolverhampton has been successful in applying for funding to boost its Degree Level Apprenticeship programme as it develops its new Apprenticeship Hub in the Black Country.
Black Country Smart City Network
11/11/2016
University of Wolverhampton has joined forces with The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership and many other key stakeholders to establish the Black Country Smart City Network.
Working Without Fear Sentinel event
07/11/2016
Sentinel is a West Midlands Police initiative which aims to raise awareness of hidden crimes in order to better gather intelligence, support victims and tackle perpetrators.
Black Country Investment Opportunities showcased at MIPIM UK and more in October newsletter
03/11/2016
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.
Top marks for new science centre as building hits the heights
02/11/2016
An official ‘Topping Out’ ceremony was held recently at the University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre which is being built on land at the University’s Science Park.
Drive Midlands Promotes Black Country Automotive post Brexit strength at Global Showcase
27/10/2016
The Black Country’s thriving automotive industry remains open for business post-Brexit, as part of a cluster of global automotive research, engineering and manufacturing excellence.
Black Country LEP to attend Advanced Engineering 2016
26/10/2016
The Black Country LEP (BCLEP) will attend the Advanced Engineering 2016 show when it returns to the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 November.
Dudley canal trust festival of light
26/10/2016
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are inviting visitors to join them on Saturday 5th November to celebrate with a free 30 minute boat trip at their first ever Festival of Light, supported by the Celebrate programme of the Big Lottery Fund.