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Dudley canal trust win living waterways award
Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines are celebrating a big win as they beat the competition from around the country to take home Canal and River Trust’s Living Waterways Award in the Recreation and Tourism category.
Christmas is coming…search is on for subterranean Santa
Preparations are in full swing for the Santa Boat trips at Dudley Canal Trust.
Black Country maximises growth in Foreign Direct Investment and more in September 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.
New Chief Executive forges ahead with manufacturing hub plans
The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chief Executive to get its Elite Centre of Manufacturing (ECMS) hubs off the ground.
Skills Training UK Academy for Business, Industry and Technology officially opens in Wolverhampton
Young learners rubbed shoulders with business leaders at the official opening of an apprenticeship training centre in the heart of the Black Country.
City Deal ‘Working Together’
As part of the wider City Deal offer the ‘Working Together’ project aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants and move 900 of them into work over a 3 year delivery period.
Capturing the Dudley Odeon
UK based artist Jackie Sanderson is holding her first solo exhibition of photographs at the Dudley Canal Trust’s Portal building over the next two months.
Cycling and walking in the Black Country - we want to know what you think
Recent years have seen a growing interest and popularity in cycling at both a national and local level, alongside recognition of the associated economic, health and environmental benefits.
Beacon Visionary Challenge Workshops
To help you find out more about the Beacon Visionary + Challenge several events will be held over the next few weeks.
Midlands UK at MIPIM 2017
UK Trade and Investment has committed to build the Midlands’ profile at MIPIM 2017, the world’s largest property investment event. With 20,000 global industry specialists, including 4,800 investors, 1,280 developers, 350 local authorities and 370 journalists.
Midlands Engine trade visit to China
An opportunity has arisen to be part of a high-profile, multi-sector delegation, which will showcase trade and investment opportunities and expertise from across the Midlands.
Midlands Engine - Market Visit to ‘The Big 5’, Dubai
The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the region through enhanced trade and investment. This is your chance to meet thousands of key buyers at the largest construction event in the Middle East.
Accelerated Growth Programme and the Manufacturing Growth Programme
Over the past few months Pera Consulting has been working on developing two business growth programmes for SMEs.
Michigan Business Forum
Lt. Governor Brian Calley of the State of Michigan and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation invite you to participate in a Michigan business forum.
Walsall Jobs Fair
Walsall Council and Jobcentre Plus are hosting the Jobs Fair on Thursday 22 September 2016 at the new Sports and Enterprise Hub at Walsall College.
Further bite-sized management and leadership courses launched for Autumn-Winter 2016-17
Due to continuing demand and following the success of our bite-sized management and leadership courses, the Black Country Skills Factory has launched a further programme of courses for Autumn/Winter 2016-17.