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Students in coronavirus lockdown bag creative brief for shopping centre
University of Wolverhampton art students have delivered a creative brief for a local shopping centre despite being on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two big employers join WMCA scheme to boost apprenticeships at small companies
Two large employers are contributing £375,000 to boost apprenticeships at small and medium-sized firms through the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Homeless citizens crisis support success to reshape plans
Lessons learnt from the success of supporting Wolverhampton’s homeless citizens during the coronavirus outbreak are to be used to formulate a long-term plan to shape the service.
Black Country businesses urged to enter Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have opened for 2021 entries and the Black Country LEP are urging businesses to apply. Businesses are able to apply up until 10 September 2020.
Citizens’ Panel to help guide Covid-19 recovery
A new Citizens’ Panel has been set up to help guide the West Midlands’ recovery from Covid-19.
Test and trace text scam
People are urged to ignore fake text messages claiming to be from the government’s test and trace service, which asks them to submit financial details.
Ambitious Future High Street Fund final bid submitted
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a final bid for over £20million to the Government’s Future High Street Fund to help deliver its ambitious city centre vision.
Green recovery plan for the West Midlands unveiled
An ambitious plan to help the region recover from the economic impact of Covid-19 while making it a greener and healthier place to live and work, has been given the go-ahead.
More cash to be released to care providers
Care homes across Dudley borough are set to receive another multi-million cash boost on Monday (8 June) to help with infection control during the pandemic.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our June 2020 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.
Virtual Open Week for West Midlands colleges and schools in response to Covid-19 shutdown
Students from across the West Midlands region will benefit from the first Virtual Open Week for schools and colleges.
Small businesses urged to apply to new grants fund
Almost 250 businesses have submitted applications to City of Wolverhampton Council’s new Discretionary Grants Fund since it went live at 12pm on Monday.
Getting ready for wider reopening of towns
With more shops expected to open later this month, Dudley Council has been preparing to put plans in place to allow people to visit the town centres safely.
Almost £40m in vital grants paid to city businesses
The total amount of vital coronavirus business grants so far paid to City of Wolverhampton businesses is closing in on £40million.
New funding support for small and micro businesses
Sandwell Council is inviting applications from today from local businesses for a new COVID-19 support grant.
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust Volunteers receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust Volunteers, a group of volunteers based in Dudley have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.