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Black Country LEP kick starts Black Country Day celebrations with a special exhibition at the House of Commons
12/07/2016
Ahead of Black Country Day on Thursday 14 July, the Black Country LEP joined forces with Ian Austin MP for Dudley North, to host a showcase of goods manufactured in the Black Country to MPs on Tuesday 12 July at the House of Commons.
Protecting your profit through Cyber Security awareness session
07/07/2016
Wolverhampton Business Crime Reduction Group (WvBCRG), University of Wolverhampton and National Cyber Security Centre, invite you to a free Cyber awareness session aimed at Wolverhampton based businesses - 'Protecting your Profit through Cyber Security'.
Midlands Engine Summit discusses transport links to get the most from HS2
05/07/2016
Business and political leaders attending a summit to drive forward the Midlands Engine held in-depth talks on transport plans to maximise the economic benefits of HS2.
‘A mixed palette’ – exhibition by Jacqueline Bradley and Hazel Gillard
05/07/2016
‘A Mixed Palette’ is the second joint exhibition of artists Jacqueline Bradley and Hazel Gillard. The exhibition encapsulates the artists’ lives, their interests and passions and is on display at the Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal Building for the next two months.
Black Country Day early evening networking event
05/07/2016
The Black Country Growth Hub at the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, in collaboration with the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, invite you to join us for an early evening networking event to celebrate Black Country Day with businesses.
Local Growth Fund is transforming the Black Country. New homes, improved infrastructure and development of key sector training facilities
05/07/2016
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership’s £500million Growth Deal is transforming the Black Country. Year Two has seen completion of new homes, improved infrastructure and development of key sector training facilities and expertise.
The Black Country comes to Parliament
05/07/2016
The House of Commons will celebrate Black Country Week by hosting an event to showcase the region’s businesses.
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.