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Businesses to get expert local advice on navigating new EU trade deal
Thousands of West Midlands businesses are being offered local, tailored support to help capitalise on the benefits of the new European Union (EU) trade deal while reducing some of the risks.
BT announces ‘Lockdown Learning’ support scheme for kids and families
BT introduces connectivity support scheme to help disadvantaged children continue their education, while schools remain closed
£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs
This follows the Prime Minister’s announcement last night that these business will be closed until at least February half-term in order to help control the virus, and, together with the wide range of existing support, provides them with certainty through the Spring period.
What does Lockdown 3 mean for Black Country businesses?
Yesterday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there would be another national lockdown which could last until mid-February 2021.
Black Country takes another step toward  leading a clean growth revolution
The Black Country Consortium has been awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to support clean industrial growth through the Repowering the Black Country Project
Application submitted for phase three Heath Town homes
A planning application has been submitted for phase three of new council homes to be built as part of a major transformation of the Heath Town estate
Aim for Gold companies thrive as they help with PPE
Two Wolverhampton businesses working in partnership during the Covid-19 pandemic to produce PPE for the NHS have been helped by the Council’s Aim for Gold programme to grow and create new jobs for local people.
Leader visits National Innovation Centre construction site
The leader of Dudley Council has visited a Dudley town centre construction site to officially break ground where a new £24m Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre is being built.
Sandwell Skills Strategy approved to support residents and businesses
A new strategy to boost skills for residents in Sandwell and support local businesses and the economy to grow has been approved by councillors.
Volunteers hailed for role in Wrens Nest retaining Green Flag status
Volunteers have been hailed for their efforts in helping Wrens Nest National Nature Reserve retain its Green Flag status.
New photos show off Wolverhampton i9 development
New photographs show the progress being made on City of Wolverhampton Council’s eye-catching modern office development i9.
YMCA Secure £941,000 To Complete City Gateway Project
A local charity have secured funding of £941,000 funds from the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership to complete a landmark building project in Wolverhampton City Centre.
New West Midlands cycle hire scheme to start with pilot in Sutton Coldfield
A new cycle hire scheme is due to launch across the West Midlands next year offering more people the chance to cycle around our towns and cities.
National Brownfield Institute receives planning approval
The building of a new £17.5million National Brownfield Institute (NBI) in Wolverhampton will start in the New Year after it today (Friday) received planning approval to be constructed on the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus.
Colleges join forces to get West Midlands back into work
Further education colleges across the West Midlands have joined forces to help get local people who have lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic back into work.

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