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Green recovery plan for the West Midlands unveiled
08/06/2020
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
08/06/2020
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
04/06/2020
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
04/06/2020
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
04/06/2020
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
03/06/2020
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
03/06/2020
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
03/06/2020
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
02/06/2020
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.
Online support for families
01/06/2020
Parents and carers can get easy access to a wealth of online resources to help them support their children throughout the coronavirus crisis.
Council launches phase two of re-opening markets
01/06/2020
City of Wolverhampton Council will introduce phase two of re-opening its markets on Wednesday 3 June
Thousands Benefit from Hardship Support for Households Struggling to Pay Council Tax
29/05/2020
More than 14,500 households in Wolverhampton who are struggling financially during the coronavirus crisis are seeing their council tax bills reduced by £150.
How has COVID-19 impacted your business?
28/05/2020
We want to hear from businesses in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton about the challenges and obstacles they are facing surrounding COVID-19.
Government urged to use region as test bed for early re-opening of tourism sector
28/05/2020
Regional leaders have called on Government to allow the West Midlands to become a national test bed for an early reopening of the tourism, hospitality and cultural sector.
Peak time restrictions on free travel passes to be reinstated as more people return to work and school
28/05/2020
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram, train and bus passes are to be reinstated from Monday, 1st June to provide more space for people returning to work and school as lockdown restrictions are eased.
Free PPE equipment to assist returning to school safely
28/05/2020
Packages containing masks, aprons, gloves and hand sanitiser are to be given to borough schools as part of measures to ensure children can return safely during the coronavirus pandemic.