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HS2 go-ahead to power West Midlands renaissance
The news that Royal Assent is to be granted today (Thu 23 Feb) for the high-speed rail route between London and the West Midlands has been welcomed across Greater Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country.
Midlands Connect chair Sir John Peace welcomes granting of Royal Assent for HS2
The chair of Midlands Connect has welcomed the news that Royal Assent is to be granted today (Thu 23 Feb) for phase one of HS2 between the West Midlands and London.
Creative England Live 2017: Synthesise CE50 announcement
Creative England are proud to announce they are celebrating CELive 2017: Synthesise today, a celebration between creativity and technology.
Birmingham welcomes first Aero Engine Forum to UK
International platform for Midlands Aerospace Alliance annual conference
New manager appointed to develop business for flagship project
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Business Development Manager for the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) – part of the ambitious £11 million project to regenerate the former Springfield Brewery in Wolverhampton.
Work starts on new Oldbury manufacturing facility for Steel & Alloy
The first stage of a major new £27m manufacturing facility commenced in Oldbury this week with a ceremony to mark the start of construction.
Black Country Economic Review sets the scene  for annual Black Country LEP Conference
Black Country Consortium to issue latest economic trends via twitter from 27 February via @BlackCountryLEP
Sir Clive Woodward kicks off new Degree Apprenticeship for University
Sir Clive Woodward OBE, former England Rugby Union player and coach, will kick off a new Degree Apprenticeship at a University of Wolverhampton Breakfast Event on Thursday 9th March 2017 – during National Apprenticeship Week.
2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards open for entries
As energy networks move to increase engagement with third party innovators, competition for a place on this year’s shortlist is set to be fierce.
Drive Midlands presents: The Future's Bright, The Futures Electric
Drive Midlands is holding a series of events around vehicle electrification.
HS2 Ltd’s Rolling Stock Industry Day – 27th March 2017, London
HS2 Ltd issued a Periodic Indicative Notice (PIN), for the procurement of the HS2 Rolling Stock Manufacture and Maintenance Services. The PIN also invites interested suppliers of all tiers to register their interest for an industry event, to be held on 27th March.
New Design for M6J10 gets go ahead
The new design for the £64.5m scheme has been chosen by Walsall Council and Highways England to reduce congestion, increase safety and improve links for businesses in the area.
Midlands region unites on unprecedented scale at MIPIM 2017
Midlands area comes together under one roof to showcase £14billion worth of investment opportunities at global property exhibition
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our February 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.
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£8 million fund provides catalyst for building growth in Black Country
The University of Wolverhampton has been successful in securing £8 million funding for its ground-breaking regeneration partnership at the former Springfield Brewery site in the city of Wolverhampton.