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Derelict Bell Street properties to make way for regeneration
27/06/2017
Regeneration plans for City of Wolverhampton’s Southside area are set to take another step forward with derelict properties on Bell Street to be demolished.
Dudley College Celebrates Outstanding Ofsted Grade
27/06/2017
Dudley College of Technology has been awarded Ofsted’s prestigious ‘outstanding’ rating following an inspection of the college on 25-26 January 2017 and 17-19 May 2017.
Mayor declares Dudley “open for business” at DY5 launch
27/06/2017
A new regeneration scheme in Dudley which is expected to create 7,000 new jobs and launch 300 new businesses was officially launched June 22nd
Midlands Engine Market Visit Programme 2017 - 2018
26/06/2017
The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the Midlands including through enhanced trade and investment. Seven market visits form the core of the initial Midlands Engine programme for 2017/18.
City of Wolverhampton Council Crowned ‘Council of the Year’
26/06/2017
City of Wolverhampton Council was crowned Council of the Year at the ‘Oscars of local government’ and also scooped three other awards at a ceremony in London on JUNE 16
Jobs boost as permission granted to convert Peel Retail Park unit
21/06/2017
A further unit on a gateway retail park has been snapped up as its rejuvenation continues - and it delivers more jobs to the City of Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Science and Innovation Audit points the way to drive up productivity
21/06/2017
Science and innovation could be a driving force behind the continuing economic renaissance of the West Midlands, a new report published today has concluded.
£200m Midland Metro plans presented to transport secretary Chris Grayling
20/06/2017
Plans for the £200m extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill have been handed to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling.
Council chiefs set to review Black Country regeneration blueprint
19/06/2017
A review of the blueprint plotting development in the Black Country over the next 20 years is set to get under way – and people will soon be given the chance to have their say.
New West Midlands mayor to head the region’s largest investment and innovation event
15/06/2017
New mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, has been named as the keynote speaker for this year’s Venturefest West Midlands to be held at the NEC Birmingham on the 27th June.
BCLM: Forging Ahead wins National Lottery support
15/06/2017
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save landmark community and commercial buildings from demolition and rebuild them at the Black Country Living Museum has been awarded £9.8m from the National Lottery.
Developer to hold Westside public drop-ins at Mander Centre
15/06/2017
Westside developers Urban&Civic are holding public drop-in sessions later this month prior to the submission of an outline planning application for the £55 million scheme.
LEP encourages local businesses to support Black Country Day 2017
14/06/2017
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is once again leading a social media campaign on Friday 14 July in support of Black Country Day and of local Black Country businesses.
Business Crime Workshop 2017
14/06/2017
If you have key ideas to help, concerns about business crime, or have something to say about reporting business crime or the policing response to businesses, we would like to invite you to come and talk to us at a breakfast workshop
Coventry schemes awarded £3.7m loan by West Midlands Combined Authority Collective Investment Fund
14/06/2017
The new West Midlands mayor has welcomed investment by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) for two Coventry city centre projects.
Midlands Engine: Market Visit to TRAKO International Railway Fair
12/06/2017
The Department for International Trade is looking to lead a market visit to this year’s TRAKO International Railway Fair, with a bespoke programme designed to turn your export aspirations into a reality.