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Midlands Engine: Market Visit to TRAKO International Railway Fair
The Department for International Trade is looking to lead a market visit to this year’s TRAKO International Railway Fair, with a bespoke programme designed to turn your export aspirations into a reality.
Free training on offer for SME staff development in the Black Country
Up to £10 million is now available for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country for training. The Skills Support for the Workforce project offers fully funded training to help SMEs fill skill gaps, raise productivity and boost business growth.
Mining heritage leads to name of Bilston Urban Village pub
The name has been revealed for the new Marston’s family-friendly pub restaurant on the Bilston Urban Village development – as well as the number of jobs it will create.
Wates Construction Meet the Buyer event - School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Can your business provide goods or services in the build of the new University of Wolverhampton School of Architecture & Built Environment project on the site of the old Springfield Brewery?
First step to be taken towards new Local Nature Reserve
City of Wolverhampton Council is set to make the first official step in designating the Wyrley & Essington Canal as a new Local Nature Reserve (LNR).
Oldbury Viaduct – M5 junctions 1-2 progress report
Highways England have been undertaking some preparatory work ahead of the main scheme starting on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct, between junctions 1 and 2.
Free Expert Energy Efficiency Audits for Black Country SMEs
Andy McDarmaid, Director of Arden Business Solutions, will be providing free one-to-one specialist advice to SMEs in the Black Country, with the aim to improve energy efficiency for commercial businesses.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our June newsletter
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.
Black Country Growth Hub helps SIMCO EFS face a bright future
SIMCO External Framing Solutions (SIMCO EFS) specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of rainscreen and façade cladding solutions.
Financing your growth event
Join RSM for a financing growth event, in conjunction with the Black Country LEP. Hear from expert speakers who will discuss various funding options and alternative finance sources.
Tentec build underway in flurry of i54 South Staffordshire activity
World-leading Swedish engineering group Atlas Copco has started the build of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at i54 South Staffordshire.
Summer demolition works for wider Interchange area
Work will start early this summer to demolish an eyesore building as part of City of Wolverhampton Interchange’s development plans.
City Deal Working Together is moving into the third and final year of delivery
To date the project has engaged 1647 customers and produced 202 job outcomes
Bilston Urban Village scheme brings canal improvements
The next phase of improvement works to a kilometre of the Bradley Arm of the Main Line Canal towpath will start this week.
Black Country “Passport to Employment” receives national recognition
The Black Country Passport to Employment was recognised as the West Midlands best practice project at The Careers & Enterprise Company’s national Join the Dots Conference on 10 May 2017 in Sheffield.
Wolverhampton among top UK cities to raise a family
City of Wolverhampton is one of the top UK cities to raise a family - that’s according to MoneySuperMarket’s new index.