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Government shown brownfield regeneration in action as transformation of derelict copper works begins
The Government has been shown first-hand how the region’s nationally leading brownfield regeneration programme is bringing one of the biggest derelict sites in the West Midlands back to life.
Free ‘Getting Games Ready’ training programme opens to help businesses deliver a warm welcome
A new training programme with 7,000 free places will prepare tourism businesses across the West Midlands for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Halesowen infrared heating manufacturer secures £250,000 to create 20 new jobs
Halesowen-based clean energy business, Solutions by Jigsaw, has secured a £250,000 loan to scale up its operations, accelerating the introduction of new products to UK and European markets.
Last chance to nominate your unsung mental health heroes
People who want to showcase their mental health heroes in this year’s West Midlands Star Awards have just a few days to register their nominations
WMCA agrees priorities for £1.3 billion investment in region’s transport networks
More than 50 projects to improve road, rail, tram, bus, cycling and walking routes across the region have been agreed by the West Midlands Combined Authority Board
Transport for West Midlands appoints new executive director
Anne Shaw has been appointed as executive director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM
More than £118million planned for new city housing
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to invest more than £118million in new homes over the next five years.
Major city centre transformation works gather pace
City of Wolverhampton Council’s multi-million-pound transformation of the city centre will begin gathering pace this week.
Opportunity for region’s entrepreneurs and innovators to grow their business through Venturefest WM 2022
Venturefest offers the opportunity for entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to share ideas for co-operation and collaboration, particularly in the fields of science and emerging technologies.
Omicron Hospitality and Leisure business grant applications now open
Applications to the Government’s Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grants scheme are now open to City of Wolverhampton businesses.
WMCA chief executive recognised in New Year’s Honours List
Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority, Laura Shoaf, has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List published today for services to economic regeneration in the West Midlands.
Have your say on draft Digital Wolverhampton Strategy
City of Wolverhampton residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the draft Digital Wolverhampton Strategy for the city.
Search is launched for this year’s unsung mental health heroes
The search is on for unsung heroes across the region, as nominations open for the West Midlands Mental Health Star 2022 awards.
Region’s unemployed to benefit from £9 million training package targeting key sectors like care and construction
The WMCA has awarded £9 million funding for job training packages aimed at getting unemployed residents back into work quickly to support the region’s post Covid-19 economic recovery.
File Companies House accounts early and online to avoid delays
If you’re due to file accounts with Companies House by the end of December, use our online services where possible and allow plenty of time before your deadline.

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May 19

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