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£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
Invitation to Tender Support for Black Country Energy Steering Group
Tender for an individual or organization to provide technical and administrative support to the Black Country Energy Steering Group for 2019-20
WMCA confirms Youth Combined Authority plans
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) says it wants to “see the world through the eyes” of young people - after its board approved funding for a new Youth Combined Authority (YCA).
Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands
A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was today (Friday February 8) backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our February 2019 newsletter
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.
First tram tracks laid for Westside Metro extension in Birmingham
Tram tracks are now being laid in Birmingham city centre in a clear sign that construction of the West Midlands Metro extension to Centenary Square is continuing at pace and on schedule.
Take time to talk tomorrow
On the eve of Time to Talk Day 2019, organisations and employers are being urged to make time and space for people to talk about mental health.
Consultation launched over plans to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses
A consultation has today (Feb 4) been launched over plans to use new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses.
Mayor Launches Grand Charity Raffle
A spa break for two, a BMW for the weekend and luxury watches are just some of the many prizes up for grabs in the Mayor of Wolverhampton’s Grand Charity Raffle.
Sell-out crowds attend city literature festival
Thousands of people flocked to the third Wolverhampton Literature Festival at the weekend. More than 100 events offered a vast scope of literary-related workshops, readings, presentations and performances.
Nominations now open for Best of Bilston 2019
The search has begun for the Best of Bilston 2019.
Women affected by pension age changes could get free travel passes
Women across the West Midlands whose retirement age has been pushed back by several years could get a free travel pass early, it was revealed today.
Green Light for Music Institute
Plans to develop a music institute at the Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill, have taken a major step forward. Agreement has been reached to transfer Cable Plaza from Intu Properties plc (owners of Merry Hill) to the new institute, which will trade as Resonance.
One month left to get Business Festival event applications in
Businesses wishing to run an event in the 2019 Black Country Business Festival have just one month left to submit their applications.
Wolverhampton Literature Festival starts tomorrow
City of Wolverhampton’s three-day Literature Festival starts tomorrow (Friday) with a whole host of events from big-name shows to workshops.
West Midlands wins £2.6m to help tackle road congestion
Transport chiefs have won more than £2.6 million to help tackle congestion on some of the region’s biggest roads.