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Hundreds secure interviews at hospitality jobs fair
13/05/2019
More than 40 per cent of job seekers attending the latest Wolverhampton Hospitality Jobs Fair have landed interviews with city employers.
Include Me West Midlands launched – a pledge to lead the way to more inclusive sport and physical activity
13/05/2019
The launch of Include Me West Midlands (IMWM) – a pioneering pledge to deliver more inclusive physical activity - heard from key national figures in the field that the region is the ideal place to lead the way on this work.
Train gym coaches to spot potential mental health problems - call for change
13/05/2019
A young West Midlands woman who has had a lived experience of anorexia nervosa is calling for specialist training to help gym staff recognise potential problems, as Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 focuses on body image.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our May 2019 newsletter
09/05/2019
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.
Take the time to ask people about their wellbeing, say two West Midlands students who won mental health award
09/05/2019
Two students who won an award for setting up a mental health peer support group at Birmingham City University are calling on people to mark Mental Health Awareness Week by asking others how they are feeling.
Inclusive Leadership Pledge
08/05/2019
Businesses are requested to sign the Inclusive Leadership Pledge and commit to actions to deliver enhanced diversity and inclusion of their workforce.
West Midlands has a moral responsibility to lead the fight on climate change
07/05/2019
As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and a global player in the development of green technology, the region has a moral responsibility to lead the fight against climate change, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street said today.
Work begins on multi million pound warehouse scheme in Wolverhampton
07/05/2019
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
03/05/2019
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
02/05/2019
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
01/05/2019
Plans for 135 homes to be built in Cradley Heath have been approved.
Free business and skills events in Black Country Business Festival
01/05/2019
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
18/04/2019
City of Wolverhampton's fourth annual Housing Fair will take place on Saturday, May 11.
New construction training hub to help unemployed
18/04/2019
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
16/04/2019
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
15/04/2019
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.