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The WMCA explains £28m plans to improve adult education
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has set out how it intends to use £28m to improve education and training for adults in the region.
Plans for the new £60m Sandwell Aquatics Centre have been given the green light.
The state-of-the-art leisure centre in Smethwick will provide a world-class sports facility for Sandwell and will host the swimming and diving competitions for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Major city living development unveiled at MIPIM
Ambitious plans for a major multi-million-pound city living development at the heart of City of Wolverhampton have today been announced at MIPIM.
Major milestone reached on Birmingham Westside Metro extension as canal tunnel reopens on schedule
Works to bring the second phase of the Birmingham Westside extension closer to completion have reached a major milestone with the reopening of Broad Street Canal Tunnel.
School to host careers convention for pupils and residents
The King’s CE School in Tettenhall will be opening its doors for a careers event for pupils, their families and local residents later this month.
Preparing businesses for EU Exit
In February the government published a raft of information and guidance, and signposted an online tool, for businesses to find the latest information on EU Exit,
West Midlands unveils £10bn investment prospectus at MIPIM
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street has launched £10bn worth of housing, regeneration, commercial and infrastructure development opportunities to international investors at the MIPIM property marketplace in Cannes, South of France.
Support package announced for businesses affected by new Metro tram works
A support package was announced today to help businesses directly affected by the construction of new routes for the West Midlands Metro tram network.
Work begins on one of the largest housing developments in the West Midlands
Plans to build 420 new homes in the City of Wolverhampton, making it one of the largest developments in the area have turned into action with a start on site on brownfield land in the Black Country.
Big banks are first to contribute to the WMCA’s Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is set to kick-start a revolution in apprenticeships in the region, after two of the UK’s biggest banks agreed to become the first big businesses to contribute their Apprenticeship Levy funding to a new regional pot.
A hat-trick of nominations for the Midland Metro Alliance in West Midlands construction awards
The Midland Metro Alliance has been shortlisted in categories celebrating collaboration, innovation and people development by the judging panel of the 2019 West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards.
The latest news and updates from across the Black Country and more in our March 2019 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.
Wolves at Work helps city residents land Aldi jobs
Wolves at Work has helped the UK’s fastest growing and fifth largest supermarket* recruit 15 Wolverhampton residents into permanent jobs.
Skills Training boost for tram recruitment
West Midlands Metro has joined forces with two local colleges to drive an initiative to equip people with the skills needed to apply for jobs created by the future expansion of the tramway.
Demolition to pave way for City Learning Quarter
City of Wolverhampton Council has submitted a planning application to demolish the former Faces nightclub building as part of the ambitious City Learning Quarter scheme.
Apprentices get fired up about manufacturing at new foundry
The first group of manufacturing Apprentices are getting fired up at the University of Wolverhampton’s National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton.