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Black Country Investment Opportunities and more in November 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.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme launched in Wolverhampton
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust wants to increase local awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers in the city.
More than £120,000 invested in mentoring programmes in the Black Country
More than £120,000 will be invested in mentoring programmes in the Black Country in a bid to boost social mobility and support young people who are at risk of not fulfilling their full potential at school
Awards success for Working Together
The City Deal ‘Working Together’ project team won ‘Team of the Year’ in the Accord Group’s annual ‘Great People Awards’ for their work supporting unemployed people across the Black Country back into work.
New website promotes manufacturing growth
The Elite Centre for Manufacturing has launched a new website designed to promote its course offer, which includes specialist apprenticeships as well as short courses
Prince Albert 150 years celebration
Wolverhampton’s iconic Prince Albert statue – better known as ‘The Man on the Horse’ – is 150 years old this month. It was unveiled in November 1866 by Queen Victoria. The city is celebrating this landmark anniversary with events which everyone is invited to.
Local school children takeover canal trust
On Friday 18th November, Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines welcomed year five students from Wren’s Nest Primary School to take over their exhibition space for National Takeover Day 2016.
Nine Locks Art Group Exhibition
Brierley Hill’s Nine Locks Art Group is exhibiting at Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal building over the next two months
Energy Saving Convention 2016
Climate KIC and the University of Wolverhampton are delighted to bring you this year’s Energy Saving Convention held at the iconic venue of ICentrum in the heart of the West Midlands.
Black Country businesses encouraged to support 2016 Christmas social media campaign
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country, and the success stories we are proud of, we are once again launching a social media campaign in the run up to Christmas to highlight the achievements of Black Country businesses, people and initiatives.
Construction companies head to Dubai on Midlands Engine mission
Thirteen construction companies from the Midlands are heading to Dubai this month as part of a Midlands Engine visit to fly the flag for British expertise and innovation.
Aston Programme for Small Business Growth – Applications Open
The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth has been developed to support early stage business leaders to achieve sustainable growth
Major Boost for Black Country Households and Businesses as Fibre Broadband Project Passes 30,000 Premises Milestone
More than 30,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious Black Country Broadband Project, lead partners Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT announced today.
4 - Business kick-starter prizes for new micro businesses
Smaller companies and social enterprises in the Dudley borough will have the chance to win £1,000 of business advice during the council’s Small Business Week which runs from Monday November 28 – Friday 2 December.
Government sets out its preferred route for Phase Two of HS2 from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (15 November 2016) confirmed the majority of the preferred HS2 route from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds in a major boost for the UK’s future economic prosperity and a further clear signal the country is open for business.