1328 articles found

“I couldn’t believe we could get apprentices trained for free”
04/10/2019
The traditional view of apprenticeships conjures images of young trainees learning a trade from scratch - but modern apprenticeships offer much more than an introduction to industry.
Dormant funds helping boost projects for children and young people
04/10/2019
Sandwell Council has passed cash in dormant charity funds to the Heart of England Community Foundation to help local charities to run activities for young people.
West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit launched
03/10/2019
A new £4 million Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has today been launched bringing experts together to tackle the causes of violent crime.
Wolverhampton’s first ever Poet Laureate announced
03/10/2019
City of Wolverhampton’s first ever Poet Laureate has been announced - and will play a starring role in the fourth Wolverhampton Literature Festival early next year.
You can now use your Swift travel card to go to the gym in Wolverhampton
02/10/2019
The West Midlands Swift travel card can now be used to help people in Wolverhampton get fit thanks to a ground-breaking new partnership.
Red Carpet Rolled Out for Business Magazine
02/10/2019
The region’s longest running business magazine, Prosper, produced by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, has been revealed at an eagerly anticipated red carpet launch in Walsall.
Law School first to receive new accreditation
02/10/2019
The University of Wolverhampton has become the first UK Law School to receive accreditation to offer a legal course under new professional body rules.
M6 Junction 10 Development Launched
02/10/2019
Walsall Council are working closely with Highways England to develop plans to provide a long-term improvement to the M6 at Junction 10 and to showcase this work Walsall Council are organising a business breakfast event.
Sandwell Inclusive Economy
02/10/2019
Sandwell Council is reaching out to residents and businesses, and asking for help to make Sandwell the best it can be.
Making music sessions in Wednesbury
02/10/2019
A special series of music-making sessions are to be held at Wednesbury Library to help people experiencing memory loss or living with dementia.
£30 million funding package to upgrade bus routes across Birmingham and the Black Country
02/10/2019
More than £30 million investment to transform bus services in Birmingham and Dudley has been announced by Government.
Andy Street joins other Metro Mayors in calling for further devolution
02/10/2019
Mayor of the West Midlands and the country’s other directly-elected regional Mayors have met in Manchester to discuss the positive impact of devolution.
Brewers Yard city living scheme takes next step
02/10/2019
Ambitious plans for a major multi-million-pound city living development at the heart of City of Wolverhampton have moved onto the next stage.
Preferred partner to deliver Civic Halls works announced
02/10/2019
Full refurbishment works on Wolverhampton’s Civic Halls will resume in the coming weeks after a preferred delivery partner was named.
HS2 will create space for more trains between Black Country and Birmingham and less overcrowding for commuters, research by Midlands Connect reveals
26/09/2019
HS2 will free up enough space on the existing railway network to allow for more frequent commuter services to and from the Black Country, as well as reduced overcrowding on long-distance routes, technical analysis by Sub-national Transport Body Midlands Connect has revealed for the first time.
Make a pledge for a prosperous Sandwell
26/09/2019
Sandwell Council is reaching out to its communities and asking them to help make the borough the best it can be.