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WMCA-led consortium is awarded £7.5m to retrofit social housing
A consortium led by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been awarded £7.5m to make hundreds of social housing homes more energy-efficient and improve the lives of people across the region.
Wealth of talent joins Create Central’s growing network to champion the region’s creative industries
Create Central, the West Midlands trade body for the creative content sector, has assembled a star-studded array of home-grown industry talent to join its existing membership to act as global roving ambassadors for the region.
Innovative WMCA Apprenticeship Levy Fund tops £32m helping more than 2,280 people into training
An innovative scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to fund apprenticeship training for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has now raised in excess of £32 million
Wolves at Work offers support to city’s young people during National Apprenticeship Week
Young people looking for routes into employment are being encouraged to access the support available from the city's Wolves at Work 18-24 programme during this year's National Apprenticeship Week.
Public to get their say in shaping the region’s transport system of the future
The public are from today (February 7) invited to have their say on a far-reaching strategy laying out how we can decarbonise the region’s transport system and improve services over the next two decades.
Local youngsters land apprenticeships with the Canal and River Trust thanks to kickstart scheme
22 people have secured apprenticeships at the Canal & River Trust after benefiting from the landmark Kickstart scheme to create job opportunities for 16-24-year olds.
Black Country Leaders sign up to Black Country LEP’s Economy of Together Action Plan
Unique to the Black Country the Economy of Together Action Plan has been developed to use the power and strategic position of the LEP to turbo-boost the Black Country’s social economy, and to drive inclusive economic growth.
Wolves Online supporting residents through DIGITAL Online Centre
Wolves Online is helping residents in Whitmore Reans by supplying a community centre programme with digital devices and internet connectivity solutions to support participants into education, training or employment.
New Electric Vans Herald Green Revolution for Council Fleet
City of Wolverhampton Council has taken delivery of two zero-emission, electric vans heralding the start of plans to replace all polluting vehicles from its fleet with green-friendly alternatives.
Government backs UK entrepreneurs with tech support and software to help them grow
The government’s Help to Grow: Digital scheme – designed to support smaller businesses in adopting digital technologies so they can grow – has opened for applications today (20 January).
Meet the Contractors Delivering Birmingham 2022
On Thursday 3rd February 2022, the West Midlands Growth Hubs are excited to announce that five of the contractors appointed to deliver the Games, will present further opportunities for local suppliers and SMEs.
Aston University opens applications for Midlands’ Pitch Up investment competition
Applications to Minerva Birmingham’s Pitch Up 2022 competition have opened. Participating businesses have the chance to pitch head-to-head to a variety of investors to win a cash prize, and the ultimate accolade of Pitch Up Champion.
Successful rail delivery in Dudley for Metro extension
A major first has been celebrated for the Metro extension in Dudley with the delivery of the first pieces of track in the Black Country town for the highly-anticipated scheme.
Anniversary of Black Country Adviser Network
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New-look Wolverhampton Art Gallery unveiled
Wolverhampton Art Gallery has unveiled its new look following the completion of £1.5million improvement works that include a spectacular ground-floor dining area.

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