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Wolverhampton Interchange gets £50m funding boost from West Midlands Combined Authority
08/12/2017
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has today (Friday Dec 8) signed off almost £50m to support the Wolverhampton Interchange project.
WMCA board approves plan for new Midland Metro £70 penalty fare
08/12/2017
A plan to introduce a £70 penalty charge for passengers travelling on the Midland Metro without a ticket has been approved.
Thrive Mental Health Commission Awards
07/12/2017
The WMCA is proud to announce the first ever Thrive Mental Health Commission Awards
Midlands Engine Trade Visit: Auto Expo 2018
06/12/2017
Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to participate in a Midlands Engine led visit to Auto Expo 2018.
Black Country growth businesses create over £2bn in revenues
05/12/2017
The top 50 fastest growing companies in the Black Country have contributed £2.09bn in revenues to the region in the last financial year, reporting a 70% increase on the previous year according to the Black Country Growth Barometer published today by accountancy and advisory firm BDO LLP.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our December newsletter
04/12/2017
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.
Former Midland Metro Ansaldo T69 trams to be auctioned by Transport for West Midlands
30/11/2017
The original Midland Metro tram fleet has reached the end of the line.
Landmark conference sees faiths from across the West Midlands come together
29/11/2017
Faith representatives from across the region attended a landmark conference organised by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and the University of Birmingham to examine ways of tackling social problems.
New Industrial Strategy to boost innovation for Midlands' businesses
27/11/2017
Business leaders today joined the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in welcoming the government’s Industrial Strategy as a springboard for the region’s exceptional strengths.
Prestigious international award for scientist
27/11/2017
A University of Wolverhampton scientist has received a prestigious global award for his outstanding contribution in the field of advanced materials and technology.
Bevan Group wins top bodybuilding accolade
27/11/2017
The fast-growing Bevan Group has become the first winner of a prestigious new award for commercial vehicle bodybuilders.
Conference aiming to build togetherness through faith
24/11/2017
Homelessness, hate crime, leadership and the economy will be on the agenda of a multi-faith event organised by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, in partnership with the University of Birmingham.
Sandwell Council and BIMwm lead the way with BIM for house building
24/11/2017
Sandwell Council and its partner organisation BIMwm are leading the way with applying emerging BIM (building information modelling) technology to design, procure for, construct and manage residential developments.
Local businesses encouraged to celebrate the Black Country this Christmas
24/11/2017
To celebrate the diversity and strength of business in the Black Country and the success stories we are proud of, we are once again leading a social media campaign in the run up to Christmas to highlight the achievements of Black Country businesses, people and initiatives.
Best in Local Business Announced at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017
22/11/2017
With over 400 people in attendance, the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards 2017 were better than ever, with a record number of businesses receiving recognition.
Budget confirms second West Midlands devolution deal
22/11/2017
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) chiefs have welcomed news in today’s budget of a second devolution deal for the region.