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Support package announced for businesses affected by new Metro tram works
11/03/2019
A support package was announced today to help businesses directly affected by the construction of new routes for the West Midlands Metro tram network.
Work begins on one of the largest housing developments in the West Midlands
11/03/2019
Plans to build 420 new homes in the City of Wolverhampton, making it one of the largest developments in the area have turned into action with a start on site on brownfield land in the Black Country.
Big banks are first to contribute to the WMCA’s Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund
08/03/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is set to kick-start a revolution in apprenticeships in the region, after two of the UK’s biggest banks agreed to become the first big businesses to contribute their Apprenticeship Levy funding to a new regional pot.
A hat-trick of nominations for the Midland Metro Alliance in West Midlands construction awards
08/03/2019
The Midland Metro Alliance has been shortlisted in categories celebrating collaboration, innovation and people development by the judging panel of the 2019 West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our March 2019 newsletter
07/03/2019
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.
Wolves at Work helps city residents land Aldi jobs
07/03/2019
Wolves at Work has helped the UK’s fastest growing and fifth largest supermarket* recruit 15 Wolverhampton residents into permanent jobs.
Skills Training boost for tram recruitment
07/03/2019
West Midlands Metro has joined forces with two local colleges to drive an initiative to equip people with the skills needed to apply for jobs created by the future expansion of the tramway.
Demolition to pave way for City Learning Quarter
06/03/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a planning application to demolish the former Faces nightclub building as part of the ambitious City Learning Quarter scheme.
Apprentices get fired up about manufacturing at new foundry
06/03/2019
The first group of manufacturing Apprentices are getting fired up at the University of Wolverhampton’s National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton.
Gallery to exhibit Painted Ladies: An exchange of ideas
06/03/2019
International Women’s Day will take place on Friday, March 8 - and Wolverhampton Art Gallery is celebrating women through paintings from its own collection.
Almost £20million available to revive town centres
06/03/2019
Almost £20million of funding has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to help accelerate local authority plans to revitalise town centres.
Sandwell Business Ambassadors host successful Google Digital Garage event
05/03/2019
Sandwell Business Ambassadors hosted a successful event with Google Digital Garage at Sandwell Business Solutions Centre, offering local businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them grow their business, career and confidence.
Opportunities for all in National Apprenticeship Week
04/03/2019
People of all ages in the City of Wolverhampton are being encouraged to find out more about apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week (March 4-8).
First photos preserved through archive project go live on new website
04/03/2019
The first historic photographs to be saved from the Express & Star photo archive have been digitised and made available to the public via a free website.
City to #FireItUp for National Apprenticeship Week
01/03/2019
City of Wolverhampton Council has teamed up with city partners to host a series of events to mark National Apprenticeship Week (March 4-8).
Restoration work set to begin at iconic Civic Halls
01/03/2019
The major construction phase of the Civic Halls’ full restoration and improvement programme is set to get the green light – with works set to begin in weeks.