A further £750,000 has been pledged to the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), thanks to new contributions from three large organisations.
More young people in the West Midlands will benefit from one-to-one support to help them into work.
Free passenger Wi-Fi is to be trialed at Walsall’s newly refurbished bus station ahead of a roll out across the region. The trial was announced by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, as he visited St Paul’s bus station to congratulate staff following a £680,000 revamp.
Crime on the West Midlands public transport network has fallen by 5% in the last six months, new figures have revealed.
The Black Country’s bid to become a world famous UNESCO Global Geopark has received international backing.
The WMCA has teamed up with Google in the fight against Climate Change. The online giant is to make crucial climate data available in the region’s three main cities – Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton – to help the West Midlands tackle the current climate emergency.
Specialist eCommerce platform Online Poundshop Ltd has secured considerable investment from venture capital firm Midven
Heath Town Estate today (Tuesday) celebrated its 50th anniversary in style with a Royal visit from HRH The Duke of Gloucester. He followed in the footsteps of his cousin, the late HRH Princess Margaret, who officially opened the estate half a century ago.
A final call has been made for unsung heroes, who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues, to be nominated for prestigious regional awards.
A series of engagement events are being held across Sandwell and Dudley this November for local residents and businesses to find out more about the eagerly anticipated Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension
In accordance with paragraph 3.8.3 of the Assurance Framework, the LEP will hold an Annual Stakeholders Meeting and an Annual General Meeting (AGM), both will be publicised, open to the public and include a question and answer session.
Loan to support the growth of refuse and recycling vehicle hire and repair specialist to help create 25 new jobs in Wolverhampton.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has helped more than 6,000 young people aged 11 to 25 to benefit from the Mayor’s Mentors programme since Mr Street launched it two years ago.
Work to build a special retaining wall in Dudley has begun, paving the way for the town’s Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre and Metro connections.
If approved, a tree will be planted for the 4,900 children starting school in reception in September 2019 With a further 10,100 trees to be planted in the following two years.
Finance bosses in Dudley today announced the biggest investment in services for borough residents in a decade.