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West Midland Combined Authority Mayoral WMCA Functions Scheme Consultation
04/07/2016
A consultation on the Mayoral West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Functions Scheme starts on Monday 4 July at 9:00am until midnight on Sunday 21 August.
Major extension to Pensnett Estate given the go ahead
04/07/2016
The first stage of a major new speculative development in the Black Country is poised to begin later this year after London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) was granted planning permission.
West Midlands Fire Service - future governance
04/07/2016
Members of West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority (WMFRA) are to set up a working group to explore how West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) should be governed in the future.
Presses firm anticipates £1m in orders after investment
04/07/2016
TAPPING into the expertise and capabilities of a specialist press supplier has helped a Dudley manufacturer secure a string of new automotive wins.
Ken Wood’s Dramatic Industrial Scenes Arrive at the Portal
29/06/2016
Ken Wood’s paintings bring the drama and atmosphere of the Black Country’s industrial past to a brand new exhibition space in the Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal building.
LEP encourages local businesses to support Black Country Day
23/06/2016
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is leading a social media campaign on Thursday 14 July in support of Black Country Day and of local Black Country businesses.
Final phase of road improvement scheme is opened
23/06/2016
The opening of Bentley Mill Way marks the completion of a £26m highways improvement scheme started in 2013 that has brought together infrastructure improvements to four sites and involved engineers and specialists and organisations from across the Black Country.
Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs
21/06/2016
Improving road and rail links across the Midlands could unlock more than £1 billion of extra economic growth a year and create 300,000 new jobs, delegates at a transport conference have heard.
First day for West Midlands Combined Authority
17/06/2016
The order officially creating the West Midlands Combined Authority came into force Friday 17 June 2016.
International delegates to visit the Black Country
15/06/2016
International delegates will visit the Black Country next week on a fact finding mission about the region’s bid to become a UNESCO Global Geopark.
Jobs Homes Growth
10/06/2016
The West Midlands Combined Authority’s Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), launched today, is the blueprint for the region making its mark regionally, nationally and internationally.
Walsall Business Week
03/06/2016
A week long programme of seminars, events, workshops, company visits, and briefings designed to provide information, advice and business opportunities to Walsall's resident business base.
Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Dudley Canal Trust’s New Portal Centre
02/06/2016
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust will be holding a volunteer recruitment fair on Friday 10th June as part of National Volunteers’ Week 2016. The recruitment fair will enable the local community to learn more about the volunteering opportunities that the Trust has to offer and will be held at the...
Problem Solving and Decision Making - last minute course availability
25/05/2016
The Black Country Skills Factory has spaces remaining on the accredited leadership and management course
High Speed Rail and Connected Cities report published
20/05/2016
The Independent Transport Commission has published a report titled ‘High Speed Rail and Connected Cities: Accessible Places for Growing Economies’, which sets out the regeneration and transport benefits of high-speed rail.
Black Country LEP gearing up for global competitiveness and more in May newsletter
18/05/2016
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.