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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.
Up to 2,000 cold homes to get energy saving heating and insulation after region secures £19m funding
Up to 2,000 old and cold homes across the West Midlands are to get energy saving insulation, low carbon heating systems and other fuel reducing technology after the region secured more than £19 million of government funding.
Council and partners to IGNITE business and enterprise hub
City of Wolverhampton Council has announced it will be launching a new business and enterprise hub to inspire start-ups, growth and support people into employment and training.
Business grants expanded to support independent retailers and low carbon initiatives
City of Wolverhampton Council has expanded its Relight Business Programme grant to support independent retailers and help businesses across the city
New Chair calls for applicants as taskforce is launched to tackle race inequality in the West Midlands
A new regional Race Equalities Taskforce is being set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Mayor appoints region’s first ever cycling and walking commissioner
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has appointed a new cycling and walking commissioner to accelerate plans to get more people moving around the region by foot or bike.
Two weeks to apply to City Ideas Fund with ways to connect young people with opportunities
The City Ideas Fund offers a one-off grant of between £500 and £10,000, for city employers, partners, voluntary organisations and others.
Wolverhampton City Archives retain national accreditation
The City Archives house a wealth of material relating to the history of all parts of the City of Wolverhampton, including Bilston, Bushbury, Penn, Tettenhall and Wednesfield.
Work starts on new Black Country railway station
Work has started on the construction of a new railway station on the Wolverhampton to Walsall line in the Black Country paving the way for the return of passenger services.
Second Tiny Forest takes root in the city
Wolverhampton has become home to a second Tiny Forest to help local communities connect with nature and protect their environment for the future.
Women’s safety on public transport in the spotlight for minister visit
Transport minister Trudy Harrison MP visited the West Midlands to find out about ground-breaking work being done to make our transport networks safer for women and girls.
Launch of new strategy to help create a better place for everyone across the West Midlands
The Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, and a wide range of partners, welcomed plans to invest in the region’s social economy, putting human and environmental wellbeing at the heart of its activity at a recent roundtable.
City Ideas Fund aims to help local organisations connect young people with opportunities
City of Wolverhampton Council has today (Thursday) launched a new City Ideas Fund for businesses and organisations at a major city summit aimed at tackling youth unemployment.
Major facelift to get underway to boost street scene around Civic Halls
Full works will start next week to transform the street scene around the refurbished Civic Halls ready for its Autumn 2022 reopening under world-leading venue operator and concert promoter, AEG Presents.

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