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Work begins on multi million pound warehouse scheme in Wolverhampton
Work has started on delivering more than 240,000 sq ft of industrial units in Wolverhampton, which could pave the way for 250 jobs.
WMCA celebrates Birmingham Pride 2019
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is celebrating the diversity of the region’s communities in the lead up to Birmingham Pride 2019.
City centre traffic changes will ease congestion and improve traffic flow
Traffic changes will come into force in the westside of Birmingham city centre in an effort to ease congestion during the next phase of the Metro extension to Edgbaston.
Greenlight given for 135 affordable homes to be built in Cradley Heath
Plans for 135 homes to be built in Cradley Heath have been approved.
Free business and skills events in Black Country Business Festival
Companies from across the Black Country are being invited to attend free events in the forthcoming Business Festival from 13 -24 May.
Popular housing fair back in new city centre location
City of Wolverhampton's fourth annual Housing Fair will take place on Saturday, May 11.
New construction training hub to help unemployed
Wolves at Work employment programme has secured a new £100,000 sub-regional construction training hub in the city to help hundreds of unemployed residents get into work.
Battery recycling specialist charged up with £1.5m package
A Black Country-based environmental management and materials recycling business has secured a £1.5m debt funding package from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund through Maven Capital Partners.
Birmingham 2022 appoints Martin Green CBE as Chief Creative Officer
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has appointed Martin Green CBE as its Chief Creative Officer, a role that will give him ultimate responsibility for the official opening and closing ceremonies and the wider cultural programme for the Games.
Skills programme empowers Wolverhampton women
City of Wolverhampton Council’s ‘Empowering Women’ skills programme has seen 90 per cent of participants progress into further learning, training, volunteering or jobs.
National Living Wage
Thirty per cent of people wrongly believe that only workers in permanent roles are entitled to the National Living Wage/ Minimum Wage, a poll has revealed.
Contractor named for major WV Living housing site
WV Living has appointed a contractor to develop new homes at one of its largest sites in the City of Wolverhampton.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our April 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.
Five Ways Underpass to close as next stage of Metro works begin in June
Five Ways underpass will close to all traffic from Monday 3 June as works by the Midland Metro Alliance to bring West Midlands Metro services to Edgbaston gather pace.
New employer-led apprenticeship group launched
A new employer-led City of Wolverhampton Apprenticeship Group has been launched.
City residents benefit from apprentices’ experience
More than 40 city residents of all ages recently took advantage of the opportunity to speak with current and former apprentices during the recent ‘Ask an Apprentice’ event at City of Wolverhampton Civic Centre.